Santa’s coming early this year — and he’ll be in close company with the Grinch. On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Callaway County United Way will be sponsoring “Breakfast with Santa and the Grinch,” which will be at the Callaway Senior Center 9-11 a.m.
The Fulton Aramark location, a uniform services company, celebrated two years of being accident free with a dinner on Wednesday. Trent Thorn, Aramark regional vice president of the mid-central region, attended the dinner. The streak is the longest among the 85 plants nationally.
Finally. After a build-up that was 10 years in the making, Westminster’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house opened its doors after summer and fall of renovations.
William Woods University hosts semi-annual dressage competition
Horses will be trotting in the Rowland Applied Riding Arena at William Woods University as an open dressage competition continues from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. The event is open to the public. The William Woods Completely Relaxed Dressage Schooling Show started Saturday with WWU students along with other riders showcased their dressage skills.
The city of New Bloomfield was recognized at its city council meeting Thursday with the Flag of Freedom award for its participation in the Show-Me Heroes program.
Callaway’s state representative says she’s campaining for state senate seat
State Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, officially announced Thursday her intentions to run for Missouri State Senate District 10.
Robert Barnett, veterinarian at self-owned Callaway County Veterinary Clinic for large animals, will be in court on Nov. 26 facing his fourth DWI charge along with the charge of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be collecting food and money for a local food pantry in Callaway County.
Westminster College played host to the Missouri Western Court of Appeals on Thursday as it heard three cases. Riley & Dunlap, a Fulton-based law firm, represented the MacVitties of Callaway County in one of those cases.
Would potentially keep costs lower, level for rate payers
The city of Fulton is seeking to buy 40 percent of its natural gas up to a decade in advance to keep rate prices level.
The South Callaway School Board heard testimony from the district’s principals (early education through high school) on ways to improve attendance overall in the district at its Wednesday meeting. The district did not meet MSIP5 attendance standards last year.
Board gets tour of new lab, district to host open house
In a recently remodeled classroom at Fulton High School Wednesday night, a group of fascinated adults gathered around a work bench, oohing and aahing over a small machine as it slowly, but surely worked at printing a 3-D model.
The Fulton Middle School student council sponsored an event Wednesday called “Pump Up the Purple” to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis (CF), a condition in which thick mucus clogs lungs. The inspiration for the event was 1-year-old Lizzy Metz, the niece of the student council’s sponsor and special education teacher Janet Trowbridge.
The Fulton City Council agreed to shoulder fees for the city’s employees if they make good on their annual checkups, but passed on any increases in dependent coverage at the Tuesday council meeting.
Merit McLeod, Fulton firefighter, looks on at a simulated fire at Westminster College on Tuesday.