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Tee-ball time in Holts Summit

Youngsters were swinging away Tuesday night at Howard Field during little league baseball games. The Holts Summit Optimist Club sponsors the league.

Donation cuts price in half for Westminster STEM Academy

A donation to the Westminster STEM Academy will allow a number of high school students to attend the summer program at a discounted rate.

Callaway County Ambulance District to receive new cardiac monitors

The Callaway County Ambulance Board voted on Tuesday to approve the purchase of eight new cardiac monitors — totaling more than $125,000.

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City of Fulton unveils new Grabb Animal Shelter to public

For months, construction noises sounded from the site at 60 West Industrial Drive as workers from the city of Fulton and volunteers built what was once a dream — a new animal shelter. On Friday, the dream was realized as Mayor LeRoy Benton and donors to the animal shelter, Fulton residents Sam Grabb and Sue Lippincott, cut a gold ribbon to officially open the shelter.

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South Callaway High School graduates 63 Bulldogs

There were 63 seniors who graduated, 33 of which earned scholarships for their higher education endeavors. Of the graduates, 23 were National Honor Society members and the top six students received a gold medal to signify their academic achievements. Tyler Adams, valedictorian, and Madelyn Gordon, salutatorian, spoke during the ceremony. One student, Zachary Barton, has joined the U.S. Marines.

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Kingdom Christian Academy graduates kindergarteners

Little graduates look forward to first grade

Wearing blue caps and gowns, Kingdom Christian Academy kindergarten students danced, sang and prayed their way into first grade on Thursday during their graduation ceremony.

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Holts Summit girl continues recovery from lawn mower accident

A 4-year-old Holts Summit girl was in better spirits Thursday, her father said, while recovering from injuries suffered in a lawn mower accident. Faith Rowell was at a family member’s home Tuesday when she ran outside and was accidentally run over by a riding lawn mower.

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Kingdom Christian Academy students give back during last week of school

Christian-based school holds second annual Servant Week

Kingdom Christian Academy students will end their school year today with the satisfaction that comes from service.

New Fulton Middle School principal gives insight to improvements

Upcoming Fulton Middle School Principal Beth Houf, currently the principal at McIntire Elementary School, presented her thoughts on how to make improvements at the middle school during the Fulton Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Wednesday.

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City of Fulton releases name of new animal shelter

Animal shelter opening celebrations scheduled for Friday, Saturday

The completion of Fulton's new animal shelter also brings a new name for the facility that will house up to 40 dogs and 30 cats. A Fulton man was a substantial donor to the project and has named the new shelter after his animal-loving parents, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton said at the city council meeting on Tuesday.

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