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Holts Summit accepts grant money for multiple city projects

City advances sidewalk project, reappoints resident to Planning and Zoning Commission

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen advanced a slew of ordinances related to outdoor projects at its regular meeting Monday night. Furthermore, the board reappointed a member of the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission — resulting in the commission remaining full for the first time in several years. Click to read more about the projects and the city's P and Z Commission.

Single vehicle accident results in death of Fulton man Sunday

An accident involving a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle resulted in the death of a Fulton man Sunday, according to a Fulton Police press release.

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NRC commissioners begin voting on Callaway Energy Center’s license renewal

If nuclear plant is granted license extension, environmental group plans to appeal decision

The NRC Commission members began casting their votes regarding the Callaway Energy Center’s license renewal application. So far, one vote is in. If the commission grants the license renewal, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment plans to appeal the decision.

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Disc golf Ice Bowl raises money for Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless

The Fulton Missouri Disc Golfers and other disc golf enthusiasts hit Fulton’s course in Veterans Park Saturday for a fundraiser, which benefited Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless. Click to see photos from the event.

Plans for Holts Summit Veterans Plaza move forward

Committee awaits updated design sketch

Plans for a veterans plaza in Holts Summit are moving forward. The plaza will include a wall of veterans’ names and flags representing military branches, and will be located on Justice Drive behind Holts Summit’s city hall.

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Callaway Energy Center once again operates at full power

Ameren Missouri's nuclear power plant operated at reduced power after detecting an electrical issue last weekend

Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center is once again operating at full power, as of Friday morning. The nuclear power plant reduced its power output last Saturday, Jan. 31. An Ameren Missouri spokesperson said the plant did so as a precautionary measure after detecting an electrical issue.

CMCA seeks volunteer grandparents

The Foster Grandparent Program, operating under the umbrella of Central Missouri Community Action, is in need of seniors age 55 and older to serve as mentors and tutors for at-risk children and youth.

William Woods to host speaker about South Africa

Thomas Kochtanek, associate professor of information science at the University of Missouri, will speak at William Woods University on Feb. 9 about South Africa and the access to information about the country’s struggle from apartheid to democracy.

William Woods to host strength, conditioning workshop

William Woods University has been chosen by the National Strength and Conditioning Association to host a workshop to prepare participants for its Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist test.

Callaway County Commission works to keep victim advocate

Commission to re-apply for state grant

The Callaway County Commission is re-applying for a state grant in order to maintain a victim advocate for the 13th Circuit Court’s juvenile system.

Fulton State Hospital, Westminster College create year-long internship

New internship program is being piloted this spring, to launch in fall 2015

Fulton State Hospital (FSH) and Westminster College have partnered to create a new, year-long internship for undergraduate students studying psychology at the college. The hospital is working to provide undergraduates in this new internship program a comparable experience to the hospital’s graduate internship program.

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McIntire hosts S.T.E.A.M activity night

Event focuses on science, technology, engineering and math

McIntire Elementary held a S.T.E.A.M night Thursday. The night was filled with activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. Click to see photos

Westminster College to host C.S. Lewis expert

Michael Ward, director of the C.S. Lewis Centre at Oxford University, will deliver the third annual C.S. Lewis Legacy Lecture at Westminster College on Feb. 26.

'Exemplary' schools

Bartley, Bush receive Missouri Exemplary Professional Learning Community Schools Award

Two Fulton elementary schools have been recognized by the state for their efforts in school improvement.

Fulton police respond to bomb threat at high school

School and law-enforcement officials evacuated the vocational agriculture department at Fulton High School on Thursday afternoon after a reported bomb threat.