Seven streets in Holts Summit are scheduled to have asphalt overlays later this month.
A 12-week physical fitness exercise program designed for older adults will be offered in Fulton during September and November.
Chapter ranked in nation’s Top 10
The South Callaway High School FFA Chapter is one of 10 chapters in the nation chosen as a finalist for the 2013 National Chapter Model of Excellence Award.
The capital murder trial of Ryan Coari, accused of a Sept. 1, 2011, double homicide of two rural Auxvasse residents, has been moved from Callaway County to Boone County.
SWD fly is new threat to berries, other fruit
A tiny fruit fly about a tenth of an inch long, known as the Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD), poses an immediate and serious threat to this year’s fruit crops in Missouri and to homeowners who grow strawberries, grapes and other fruits.
Entries have chance to win new car in benefit golf tournament
Participants in the Holts Summit Mayor’s Cup golf tournament at Railwood Golf Course on Aug. 16 will have an opportunity to win a new Ford Fusion.
Grant supplements reduced federal aid for local transportation service
With support for OATS bus services in Callaway and other Mid-Missouri counties decreasing because of federal budget cuts, the bus service applied for and has received a $50,000 contribution from the Walmart Foundation to aid help low income and disabled people ride to work.
A Millersburg area grandmother and her two grandchildren who spent the night lost in a wooded area near her home were found Tuesday after a large-scale nighttime search for them that included about 35 Central Missouri public safety officers.
The Callaway County Commission is working with a group of about 50 Hunters Creek Subdivision residents northwest of Holts Summit who want to create a Neighborhood Improvement District in order to bring the subdivision’s road up to county standards.
Family event includes dinner, games, auction
Central Missourians are invited to go “Hog Wild at the Square” Saturday night in New Bloomfield.
A small fire at the Walmart Supercenter in Fulton Sunday afternoon was extinguished quickly by Fulton firemen.
New access route planned to U.S. 54
A public hearing by the Missouri Department of Transportation is set on Tuesday, Aug. 20, on a plan to improve highway safety by constructing a new 1.3 mile access road to North Callaway High School.
Free Cardinals T-shirts to donors
As an incentive to donate blood, free St. Louis Cardinals T-shirts will be given away during a Red Cross blood drive Tuesday at Fulton State Hospital.
Youngsters provided several free attractions
Although crowds were sparse during morning hours, many fairgoers said they liked the old-fashioned fair format that the Callaway County Fair Board tried this year.
Pleasant temperatures under an overcast sky greeted visitors to the Kingdom of Callaway County Fair Wednesday evening.
A head-on collision on Route O northwest of the Callaway Energy Center Tuesday afternoon caused serious injuries to Ashtyn P. Golet, 18, Portland.
Governor threatens to cut funds to rebuild Biggs Forensic Center
Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday toured the Biggs Forensic Center in Fulton and declared he was freezing $11 million in planning money to rebuild the center.
Fulton Church of Christ to host reception for Audrey Lammers Sunday
For more than two-thirds of a century, Audrey Lammers of Fulton has been playing the organ for church services at Fulton United Church of Christ.
Blaze not near reactor
The brief Friday night fire at the Callaway Energy Center was caused by an electrical arc along the main power conduit from the power-generating turbine leading to electrical distribution power lines, a plant engineer said Monday.
Board hears complaints from 15 county residents
The Callaway County Board of Equalization this week wrapped up its hearings of people appealing county tax assessments on their property.
A dozen Callaway County Courthouse employees volunteered to receive training Thursday on how to use a new automated external defibrillator (AED) device during medical emergencies to help revive people whose heart has stopped beating.
Nominations for the annual Fulton Rotary Club’s law enforcement officer award are now being accepted.
Brandon S. Vanstory, 28, Fulton, is in Callaway County Jail after he was arrested Tuesday by Fulton Police for burglarizing a local business.
Workmen began dismantling playground equipment in Fulton’s Veterans Park after much of the play area was deemed unsafe. The Fulton City Council voted Tuesday to immediately close the Kiddy Corral, or “orange park.”
Terri R. Marty of Fulton was re-appointed Tuesday by Gov. Jay Nixon to the State Committee for Social Workers.
The Callaway County Commission has teamed up with the State Public Defender’s Office to buy a new four by eight-foot sign erected in front of the County Office Building at 2800 Cardinal Drive in Fulton.
Jerry Lee Bailey, 22, Fulton, has been arrested and charged with second-degree statutory rape.
Avoids death penalty, receives four life-terms
Joshua W. Maylee, 26, Holts Summit, will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Monday to three counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree assault for an attempted murder.
Another Callaway County resident has been arrested for threatening family members while brandishing a sword.
Work on sandblasting and painting of the Callaway County Water District No. 1 tower in Holts Summit is expected to be completed by Aug. 31.
A fourth man has been arrested and a juvenile is in custody as part of a string of all-terrain vehicle thefts reported recently to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested three adult teens this week, accusing them of stealing all-terrain vehicles.
The New Bloomfield R-3 School District’s share of the $400 million in appropriated state spending withheld by Gov. Jay Nixon is about $50,000, the district’s Board of Education was told Thursday night.
In addition to building a new bridge over Middle River, Callaway County also is considering improvements along County Road 230 using all county funds.
New Bloomfield firm bids lowest on new bridge in southern part of county
A New Bloomfield firm was the low bidder on a new bridge to be built over Middle River about 12 miles south of Fulton along County Road 435.
Members of the Callaway County Board of Equalization will meet this week and possibly next week to hear tax assessment appeals from Callaway County property owners.
Larry D. Threlkeld, 40, Auxvasse, is in Callaway County Jail after he was arrested Sunday by Fulton Police as a chronic offender of driving while intoxicated.
More than 1,000 people gathered Saturday at the Victory Fellowship Church near Fulton for Hopefest, an event to raise money to finance large donations of food and other aid to the impoverished Central American nation of Haiti.
Woman hurt in cycle wreck
Two people were injured in separate accidents in Callaway County during the weekend.
Moving the 4-H and FFA competition away from the Callaway County Fair and holding the first Callaway Youth Expo at the Auxvasse Lions Club Park was a big success, organizers said Saturday on the last day of the event.
Six-year-old Gage Baker, son of Rhad and Leah Baker of Fulton, won top honors Saturday in the 4-H and FFA Breeding Beef Show at the Callaway Youth Expo in Auxvasse.
Changes in street resurfacing and stormwater construction projects were approved Thursday night by the Board of Aldermen.
The New Bloomfield Area Historical Society will feature Civil War history at its annual fundraiser Sunday evening.
Kyle Hopson of St. Louis celebrated his 20th birthday Wednesday by leading law enforcement officers on a wild chase through Callaway and Boone counties.
To start construction on a new sewage treatment plant and expand its sewerage system connections, the city of Holts Summit plans to seek a low-interest loan through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources State Revolving Fund.
Holts Summit city officials are spending this week settling into spaces provided in a new City Hall building at 213 S. Summit Drive, just north of the previous City Hall at 245 S. Summit Drive.
Missouri River added to checkpoint efforts
Boaters beware. The Missouri State Highway Patrol this holiday weekend is cracking down in Central Missouri on people operating boats at the Lake of the Ozarks and along the Osage and Missouri rivers while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
New $1.6 million, 1.3-mile street to improve safety, slated for completion fall 2014
Missouri Department of Transportation officials have unveiled a tentative plan to build a new 1.3-mile access road to the North Callaway High School near Kingdom City.
With American Independence Day just around the corner, an American bald eagle decided to visit Fulton Monday evening in the backyard of Eric and Karen Truman.
City Hall to be closed from July 4 to July 8
The Holts Summit City Hall will close at 5 p.m. today and not reopen until Monday morning at 8 a.m. at a new location nearby at 213 S. Summit Drive.