For the first time, students from Fulton and 16 other Central Missouri high schools will compete in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District 2 competition Friday at William Woods University.
Burglars hit three businesses in Tebbetts and a residence near Holts Summit during the weekend.
Three people were injured in three recent area vehicle accidents.
Black History Month was observed by William Woods University Friday night at Dulany Auditorium in Fulton with performances by the Lincoln University Dance Troupe and Mid-Missouri Artful Expressions.
A new dental clinic plans to open in Fulton in about two months.
The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen voted Thursday night to hire a firm to provide a customized city website.
Four Callaway County schools are participating in the Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program.
Japan’s stagnation could be U.S.’s fate
The purchase every month by the Federal Reserve Bank of $85 billion in mortgage-backed securities and U.S. Treasuries risks plunging the United States into long-term economic stagnation lasting a decade or more, warns Third District Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, a former bank and insurance executive.
Callaway County Farm Bureau members have joined 112 other county Farm Bureau organizations in Missouri to celebrate “Thank a Farmer Week” from Feb. 10-16.
$290,000 sidewalk set on West Simon Blvd.
The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen Monday gave final approval to an ordinance accepting a $290,000 federal grant to build a sidewalk and a crosswalk with electric signals along West Simon Boulevard in Holts Summit.
Maldives political activist Shauna Aminath, a 2008 Westminster College graduate, was released Saturday from an arrest early last week after she participated in another anti-government demonstration in the Maldives.
Education tax credits accepted on Thursday
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has announced it is now accepting 2012 income tax returns from taxpayers who are taking depreciation and amortization deductions using Form 4562. The IRS resumed accepting these returns on Sunday this week.
The state income tax deadline for many Missouri farmers has been extended from March 1 to April 15.
Bank Star One hit at New Bloomfield
Terry Alice Coleman, 40, Holts Summit, Thursday became the second person arrested for robbing Bank Star One in New Bloomfield on Oct. 6, 2012. Coleman’s husband, Gary Leland Coleman, 49, was arrested Jan. 12 in San Antonio, Texas, where he had fled after the New Bloomfield bank robbery.
On Thursday morning students in Amy Hare’s Fourth Grade at Bush Elementary School in Fulton were learning to identify the names of all 50 states.
Central Missouri hunters have until Feb. 28 to apply for an opportunity to participate in Missouri Conservation Department managed turkey hunts during the spring turkey season.
Uncertain how plan will affect local staff
Local postal service officers are not sure how the United States Postal Service announcement on Wednesday of ending Saturday delivery in August will affect their staff.
Missouri and eight other states will participate in a statewide earthquake preparation drill at 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
The Westminster College community is concerned about the recent arrest of Shauna Aminath, a 2008 Westminster graduate who was demonstrating recently against the Maldives government, Westminster President Barney Forsythe said Tuesday.
SNAP fears Howard may have worked in Callaway County
Gerald James Howard, 67, a priest who may have worked as a counselor in Callaway County during the 1980s, remains in Cooper County Jail after a judge rejected a motion to dismiss charges against him.
Only chance to hear Mid-Missouri views
A Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) forum to gather the views of Callaway County and other Mid-Missouri residents will be Tuesday evening in Columbia.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service won’t accept some tax forms this year until the end of February and some as late as March. This change also will delay income tax refunds for many people.
Third District Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, has joined two other Missouri congressmen who signed a letter to President Obama asking him to reconsider his gun control legislative package and not to act on his own without seeking approval of Congress.
Forbes magazine has honored Central Bancompany, which operates in Fulton as Central Bank, as one of America’s Best Banks.
Group sets rules for college athletics
Dr. George B. (Barney) Forsythe, Westminster College president, has been appointed as a member of the Presidents Council of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
A bipartisan legislative effort to issue building bonds to construct a new Fulton State Hospital complex drew support Monday in Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address to the Missouri General Assembly.
Callaway County Salvation Army volunteer bell ringers collected $15,900 from Callaway County shoppers during last month’s Christmas season.
About 75 Holts Summit residents gathered Monday night at the Civic Center to hear plans for a new $475,000 YMCA facility in Holts Summit.
Two Tuscumbia men were arrested Saturday after leading Callaway County deputies on a 40-mile chase through four towns at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
Two Tuscumbia men are in Callaway County Jail after leading Callaway County deputies on a 40-mile chase through four towns at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
Callaway Connector could be added to plan
The Missouri Department of Transportation has unveiled a 10-year plan to construct $7.9 billion in new highways financed by a temporary 1-cent increase in the state sales tax.
To develop highway spending priorities and to generate voter approval of a temporary one-cent sales tax increase to fund highway construction, the Missouri Transportation Department will host a series of 16 public “On The Move” forums around the state.
Callaway County Western District Commissioner Doc Kritzer said Saturday he is disappointed in the action of the U.S. Department of Energy in its apparent decision to deny a grant to develop small modular nuclear reactors at the Callaway Energy Center southeast of Fulton.
Why did nuclear grant bypass Callaway project?
Third District Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer and five members of the Missouri delegation in Congress have signed a joint letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu demanding to know why the U.S. Department of Energy failed to fund an application from Ameren Missouri and Westinghouse to design and build small nuclear reactors at the Callaway Energy Center southeast of Fulton.
First to fourth grade students had their eyes glued on their car as it flashed down the track Saturday during the Bartley Elementary School Cub Scout Pack 52 Pinewood Derby competition in Fulton.
Missouri Highway Commission Chairman Rudy Farber Thursday proposed a plan to generate $7.9 billion in highway improvements during the next decade.
The Fulton Area Development Corporation (FADC) has decided to suspend its application for an Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) in Callaway County.
When Melvin Aungerpr of New Bloomfield stopped at Merten’s Mini-Mart at 6603 State Road NN in Fulton a few days ago, he thought it would be fun to buy a scratchers lottery ticket.
Prospects for construction of a new Fulton State Hospital and a new road from Fulton to the Callaway nuclear plant increased Wednesday with the announcement of a proposed huge state building bond issue and a highway bond plan.
No one was injured and Fulton firemen quickly extinguished a water heater fire reported at Fulton Nursing & Rehab, 1510 N. Bluff St., shortly before 10 p.m. Monday.
Applications required to be entered by Feb. 8
Agriculture students in Callaway and other Missouri counties have about two weeks to complete their application for the 2013 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program.
Chapter was formed during World War I
For almost a century, the Red Cross has been serving Callaway County residents.
Michael Henry, inventory supervisor at the Fulton Dollar General Distribution Center, is this year’s winner of the firm’s Serving Others Award.
Time is running out for Callaway County residents who are still receiving Social Security or other other federal benefits by paper checks.
The National Churchill Museum in Fulton has received a $2,483 state grant to preserve its library collections.
The Board of Education at the New Bloomfield R-III School District voted Thursday night to refinance a $1.9 million general obligation bond at a lower interest rate, saving the district $495,325 in interest payments during the next 14 years.
A new federal farm microloan program for beginning and needy farmers has been launched with loans up to $35,000.
Security incident lasted two hours
As a security precaution, school front doors were locked for two hours on Wednesday morning at the South Callaway R-2 School District in Mokane.
No opposition faced by aldermen at New Bloomfield, Holts Summit
A four-way race has developed for two seats on the Board of Education at the New Bloomfield R-3 School District.
MoDOT official thinks road can be redesigned
MoDOT’s planned Callaway County Connector road would require relocation of the Callaway County Fair, a member of the Callaway County Fair Board said Tuesday.