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Life in medicine result of military experience for World War II veteran

As Gale Fuller’s 18th birthday approached in 1945, World War II raged on after Allied and Axis forces clashed in the historic Battle of the Bulge. He enlisted for the Navy with his father by his side. The war wouldn’t last much longer after Fuller’s birthday, but his military involvement provided him with abundant opportunities.

New Fulton animal shelter pushes forward

City officials update council on sewer projects, warehouse facility

The new Fulton animal shelter has made recent progress, Protective Planning and Services Director Les Hudson reported to the Fulton City Council Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled meeting.

Opponents of potential Kingdom City hog facility file for new motion-to-stay hearing

Friends of Responsible Agriculture (FORAG), a local concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) opposition group, filed for a new motion-to-stay hearing that if granted, could put plans and construction for a 10,000-hog facility in Kingdom City on hold until there is a resolution from an appeal the group recently filed.

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Community gathers to celebrate 50 years of CMCA in Callaway County

CMCA marked 50 years of social service with an open house Monday. A milestone the organization’s executive director, Darin Preis, described as a “bittersweet birthday.”

3-vehicle crash in Callaway leaves 3 injured

A three-car crash in Callaway County Friday left three injured.

Holts Summit advances negotiations for trash service

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen saw a counter offer of a potential waste service provider contract for the city at its meeting Monday night. Read more about the counter offer and how it compares to the city's original proposed contract.

Missouri Department of Transportation awards funding to Holts Summit, two other cities

Award recipients for TAP and TEAP programs announced

The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) and the Transportation Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP) award to three cities — including Holts Summit, according to a press release.

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The taste of sweet success

Local woman shares passion for baking, cooking with business

Life is sweet for Cherie Rutter. The owner of Cherie’s Cake Boutique and Tea Room in Millersburg has lived much of her life in the kitchen, experimenting with this or that. In her preteen years she started baking cookies and pies, and she has fond memories of her father baking birthday cakes.

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Holts Summit Police investigates case involving explosive device

HOLTS SUMMIT — Holts Summit police launched an investigation Saturday after an explosive device was discovered inside a mailbox that morning. An elderly woman called Callaway Joint Communications around 10 a.m. after finding the device inside her mailbox located in the 200 block of Venus Street in Holts Summit, according to Sgt. Marc Haycook with the Holts Summit Police Department.

Settlement offered for red-light camera tickets in Missouri

Nearly 900,000 people who paid fines for red-light camera tickets in Missouri can apply for partial refunds under a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit.

North Callaway bonds available to local investors

Local backers now have the opportunity to invest in the North Callaway R-I Schools. According to a press release, the district’s board of education has instructed its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart and Company of St. Louis, to make the $6 million general obligation bond issue available to local individual and institutional investors.

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Annual chamber banquet honors community leaders

Four community members received awards at the chamber banquet Thursday night at Westminster College. Read about the award recipients.

Wednesday night fire damages mobile home, injures firefighter

A Wednesday night fire damaged a mobile home in Calwood and left a firefighter injured.

New judge in case against Moniteau Co. prosecutor

A new judge will hear the case against a mid-Missouri county prosecutor charged with drunken driving in an accident that injured four people when he reportedly backed his truck into a Columbia bar.

New Bloomfield School Board discusses facility repairs wish list

Board will vote on whether or not to put bond issue on spring ballot next week

The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education discussed the district’s facility repairs wish list at its work session Wednesday. At its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, the board will decide if it wants to put a $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue on the spring ballot to fund repairs.