Funding still a go for new building
Representative Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, and House Majority Floor Leader John Diehl, R-Town and Country, addressed what Diehl called “rhetoric that’s been going around the capitol the past couple days” regarding funding for a new Fulton State Hospital and a possible broad-based tax cut with House Bill 509.
Bill and Margie Haag honored as Tree Farmers of the Year from Missouri Department of Conservation
When Bill and Margie Haag purchased 185 acres in Portland, they wanted an open space to hunt and enjoy the outdoors. But one question let the Haags to a dedication to conservation.
Susie Ouderkirk’s path to William Woods University started on her Aunt Janet’s Kansas farm. Ouderkirk, William Woods’ new hunter/jumper professor, spent summers as a “little horse-crazy girl” at the age of five with her Aunt Janet whose farm came with an older male horse. Aunt Janet would hop Ouderkirk on the horse and told her to “go for it.”
William Woods University Greek Life students made pact to feed the hungry through joint philanthropic efforts of sororities and fraternities.
Event takes local foster, adopted children to the great outdoors
Adopted and foster children made long-lasting memories as they experienced the great outdoors Saturday.
New Bloomfield educators could see an increase on their paychecks if Superintendent David Tramel’s proposed budget is finalized and approved by the district’s board of education.
Fulton Garden Club passed its gift of green thumbs onto Fulton Middle School students Thursday by planting a willow tree.
The South Callaway Board of Education gave clearance to Superintendent Kevin Hillman to search for bids for facility upgrades totaling an estimated $5.5 million.
Supporters of the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence gathered Tuesday night to celebrate 20 years of the organization’s existence.
There’s a new business brewing at New Bloomfield High School.
Three local women will begin a support group in May for those who’ve lost loved ones to suicide.
As kind words and praise continued for Sherri Griffin, founder of Millersburg Preschool, on Saturday during the preschool’s 30th anniversary celebration, she couldn’t hold back the tears.
The Western District Court of Appeals was in Fulton for the second time this school year to hear cases and offer a learning opportunity to local college students.
Dancing is more than what inspirational comedian Judson Laipply is known for, it represents a metaphor he tries to live by and encourages others to live by.
Ed Lockwood, Democratic candidate for Missouri’s 43rd district, and Houghton both sought out Missouri’s 43rd District, which covers all of Audrain County and northern and eastern portions of Callaway County, in 2012.
The four candidates for New Bloomfield Board of Education were given an opportunity to answer five questions during a forum Tuesday sponsored by the New Bloomfield Parent-Teacher Association.
Since the hanging of Celia — a southern Callaway County slave — in 1855, community members pondered how much social advancement has taken place in 159 years during the annual Celia Commemoration on Saturday.
The Tourism Board is hoping to expand the variety of bus tours in Callaway County.
Callaway County officials are in the very early stages of understanding a possible change in Callaway County’s classification from class 1 to class 2.
Dressed in a cat costume, Missouri School for the Deaf senior Courtney McCarty guided fellow students through hands-on animation and video activities Thursday during the school’s “Reading is Fundamental” (RIF) event.
Jim Marshall, Westminster College’s track and field coach and founder of the drug abuse awareness organization Cody’s Gift, called heroin addiction an “invisible epidemic” Wednesday as he spoke to William Woods University students.
South Callaway R-II Schools Superintendent Kevin Hillman said he’s not yet certain how the district is going to use a 65-acre piece of land purchased in January.
READSVILLE — Lt. Rebecca Stone with the North Callaway Fire Protection District said Tuesday evening firefighters were still seeking clues as to how a home fire started earlier that day.
New Bloomfield R-II Schools' light bulbs — 847 of them — will shine brighter when students arrive for the 2014-2015 school year.
The New Bloomfield Board of Education voted at its meeting Thursday night to no longer participate in the Missouri Preschool Project, which was established in 2001, giving the district more control over its preschool program.
Fulton State Hospital employees and members of the public gathered Tuesday at the Missouri School for the Deaf to learn more about issues facing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Sam Santhuff stepped off the elevator and onto the ninth floor of St. Louis Children’s Hospital wearing his “Super Sam” T-shirt and shiny red cape. He walked the same steps, wearing the same outfit, many times before. But this time was different.
The University of Missouri Extension Center hosted its first ever beef reproduction field day Saturday.
Callaway County Health Department officials stressed the importance of food preparedness in case of an emergency yesterday during a demonstration at the Callaway County Public Library. The event was in conjunction with Severe Weather Week.
Jessica Binkley said art has brought creativity to her life even at her young age.
Local women jump started spring cleaning yesterday as they were given a fresh perspective on pesky items collecting dust at their homes.
As a journalist, Paul Reid was familiar with writing assignments.
Winston Churchill biographer, great-grandchildren arrive in Fulton for reception, preparation for Kemper Lecture
Churchillians near and far gathered tonight to honor one of the greatest leaders of the 20th century — Winston Churchill.
When Kathy Potter moved to Fulton, she said she was realistic about the lack of opportunities to pursue her passion — theater.
They may be children of the ’90s, but their connection with the late American folk musician Pete Seeger sparked a memorial in his honor.
Fulton NAACP reflects on the acts of Martin Luther King Jr. and black history through its annual program.
The South Callaway Board of Education heard from Craig Miller, president of Columbia-based Professional Contractors and Engineers, Inc., at Wednesday night’s board meeting about a variety of ways to work with contractors for potential facility upgrades.
When South Callaway High School student Haley Pate imagines her future restaurant, she says it’s big, five-star and elegant. Nothing’s deep fried.
Lessons of artistic discipline and freedom came into play for Vesna Delevska, a St. Louis-based artist, yesterday as she live painted at William Woods University to the sounds of the mandolin.
Snow-filled pathways turn Fulton teenagers into young entrepeneurs
The snow shoveling business proved profitable for best friends Aaron Popchoke and Dakota Adams, 13.
The Callaway County Cousins for a Cure Relay for Life team is gearing up for a sweet fundraiser in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
A clogged heat exchanger — which filters oil — ignited the fire today.
Rep. Jay Houghton, Missouri General Assembly demand federal investigation on propane price increases
Legislators filed House Concurrent Resolution 18 requesting an investigation from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Authorities hope to complete autopsy this weekend on body found in Holts Summit; Facebook posts from 2012 show woman had an interest in truck driving
Authorities seek help from Kansas City media to uncover circumstances of woman's death
An autopsy on the woman found dead in Holts Summit on Thursday has been delayed.
Authorities are searching the area around where a woman's body was found in Holts Summit this morning.
January is a historically a busy month for firefighters in the area, said Fulton Fire Department Chief Dean Buffington.
Garden enthusiasts were given the opportunity to grow their plant knowledge Saturday during the second annual seed exchange held at the Callaway County Extension Center.
View the results of the Fulton VFW's annual chili and pie cook off here.
Nixon proposes $198 million in bonds to go toward construction
"We have never been this close," said Marty Martin-Forman, FSH's chief operating officer.