News for Sunday, February 14, 2016



Lady Hornets stumble in second quarter, bow to Southern Boone

Fulton suffers 71-54 setback to state-ranked Lady Eagles

The Fulton Lady Hornets were outscored 17-6 in the second quarter and eventually bowed to the state-ranked Southern Boone Lady Eagles in a 71-54 non-conference loss Friday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Lady Bulldogs falter in SMC loss to Fatima

MOKANE — The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs were unable to overcome an 11-point halftime deficit in Friday night’s 48-39 Show-Me Conference loss to the Fatima Lady Comets.

T-Birds halt six-game skid with EMO triumph

KINGDOM CITY — Senior guard Manzell Payne was responsible for 12 of the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ first 18 points as they stopped a six-game losing streak with Friday night’s 58-44 EMO triumph over the Silex Owls.

No. 10 Wildcats trample Tuscumbia in SMC romp

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The state-ranked New Bloomfield Wildcats almost reached the century mark for the second time this past week in throttling the Tuscumbia Lions 98-57 in Thursday night’s Show-Me Conference rampage.

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USDA grants benefit local businesses

Two Fulton businesses received grants that, combined, totaled nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Rural Development program.

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A little library with a big impact

Children and families in Millersburg now have the option to look for child-friendly reads at the local Little Free Library.

Ameren, Noranda now working together

Missouri customers could see jump in electric rates

Noranda Aluminum’s bankruptcy filing last week likely means higher electric rates for Ameren Missouri’s customers throughout central and eastern Missouri.

LGBT advocates push for non-discrimination act

Missouri is one of 28 states that do not include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals within their non-discrimination policies. For the second consecutive year, a state Democratic senator is trying to change that.

Barnes: No complaints under new harassment policy

Six weeks into the 2016 Missouri General Assembly, there have been no complaints referred to the House Ethics Committee under the new sexual harassment policy.

Crocheting for a charitable cause

Starting Monday, plastic bags will have a bigger meaning for elementary and middle school students in South Callaway.

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Agency director advocates to improve services for deaf, blind

For about 600,000 Missourians, being deaf and hard of hearing is a reality.

Road work will close Routes H and B this week

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will replace a cross pipe on Missouri Route H in Callaway County on Feb. 16.

Rally for Rhyan pays off with win, donations

Missouri’s #RallyForRhyan Game went so well, Kim Anderson just might make it a regular occasion.

Gardening interest swells as winter wanes

The sixth annual Spring Gardening Seminar is a great way for a gardener to spend a cold Saturday in February.

Driftwood Outdoors: National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic coming to Kansas City

National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic is going to have something for everyone who appreciates uplands birds and their habitat.