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Cattle disease found in Callaway County

Callaway County is experiencing an unusually high incidence of anaplasmosis, a blood disease caused by a parasite, in cattle this fall, Dr. Bob Barnett, a Callaway County veterinarian, said Friday.

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Callaway County EOC upgrades to aid emergency communications

To improve communications, new computers and large-screen monitors have been added at the Callaway County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Fulton.

Fulton man injured seriously when vehicle runs off highway

Charles R. Garriott, 61, Fulton, was injured seriously Wednesday when his vehicle went out of control on U.S. 54 in Fulton and plunged down an embankment.

Farmers advised to check land status

Restrictions placed on erodible farmland, Callaway agency director says

Callaway County and other Central Missouri farmers were warned Tuesday their federal farm program benefits could be lost if they grade or work land on their farm that the federal government believes “is highly erodible or is considered a wetland.”

McCaskill threatens to oppose phone subsidy

Pushes effort to end abuses of program

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., has resumed her campaign against abuse of the telephone tax that funds free or reduced price cell phones and cell-phone service to low-income people.

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Callaway County farmer credits influence of 4-H Clubs

As a resident of Callaway County, Rodney Garnett of Holts Summit has learned a thing or two about people who live in the county.

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School gym named after Joe Crane

After 55 years, the gymnasium at the Hatton-McCredie Elementary School finally has a name: Crane’s Gym.

Oct. 12 fashion show, other events to aid Churchill Museum

The Mid-Missouri Friends of the National Churchill Museum will host a luncheon and fashion show at 11 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Fulton Country Club.

New Bloomfield R-3 School District to pay for first ACT test if student attends prep class

The New Bloomfield Board of Education on Thursday night approved a plan to pay for the first American College Test (ACT) examination taken by a New Bloomfield High School student if the student attends two free weekend test preparatory sessions two weeks before taking the test.

Fulton man wins state top logger competition

He hit center target in tree felling event

Josh Stevens, who operates a forestry management business in Fulton, has earned bragging rights as the state’s top professional logger.

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