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Holts Summit explores retail strategy, receives proposals

City administrator to approach 3 companies about presenting ideas to board of aldermen

The city of Holts Summit received proposals from three retail consulting or strategy companies that could assist the city in its efforts to bring more businesses to Holts Summit. The city has been looking for ways to boost retail development for the last few years.

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Westminster College honors Jane Forsythe with award during alumni weekend

Jane Forsythe reflects on her time at Westminster and her community involvement during her decade living in Fulton.

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Elijah Gates Camp 570 opens headquarters in Auxvasse

The Elijah Gates Camp 570 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans dedicated its headquarters on Saturday, April 25. The new permanent headquarters, located at 107 Main Street in Auxvasse, will store the group’s research and serve as a meeting place.

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Organizations come together in honor of crime victims

Kelly woke up in her home several years ago to find lights on in her den, guest bedroom and guest bathroom. In that moment, Kelly said she thought how odd the sight was because she always turns off those lights at night.

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McIntire Elementary librarian earns grant, advances STEM initiative

Brenda Johnson knows first hand what it takes to make an engineer — her son is one.

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Hundreds run to support 'all the kids,' Super Sam Foundation

The Super Sam Foundation, a local organization that donated to childhood cancer research, held its first 5K and kids' mile on Saturday at McIntire Elementary School.

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Fulton Farmers' Market kicks off 2015 season

The Fulton Farmers' Market started its 2015 season on Saturday on Fifth Street, outside the Callaway County Courthouse.

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Morel, microbrew enthusiasts turn out for annual festival

The Brick District hosted its third annual Morels and Microbrews Festival Saturday on Court Street in downtown Fulton.

Auxvasse grants contractor extension on water project

City plans to repave patches of road affected by water project

The city of Auxvasse began work on its Water Improvement Project last week after several years of preparation and preliminary work. At the board of aldermen's April 14 meeting, the water project’s contractors, Hutchins Telecom, asked for a 45-day extension on the project.

Holts Summit approves 5-year contract for trash service

After about a year and a half of seeking input and discussion, the City of Holts Summit signed an agreement with Republic Services, previously Allied Waste, for residential trash service last week. The city began working with Republic Services on a contract for trash service in an effort to solve a littering and illegal dumping problem in the city.

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Environmental group appeals Callaway nuclear plant's license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment filed an appeal to the NRC's decision to grant the Callaway Energy Center a license extension

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month. Click for an updated story and to view the documents related to the appeal.

Missouri Coalition for the Environment appeals Callaway Energy Center recent license extension

Environmental group challenges Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Continued Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel Rule

Today, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to the Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month.

Auxvasse lifts boil order

The city of Auxvasse has canceled its boil advisory that started noon Monday.

Callaway County Ambulance District Board funds wellness program for its employees

By a majority vote of 4-1 Tuesday night, the Callaway County Ambulance Board approved funding for a wellness program in the hopes of improving health of Callaway County Ambulance District employees.

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Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary preps for Monday’s card party fundraiser

Organization hopes to raise more money than last year

The Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary scholarship committee meets this week to decide who its 2015 scholarship recipients will be and the group is gearing up for its annual spring card party, which funds its scholarships.