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2 arrested on drug charges

A fugitive from Miller County was arrested on drug charges with another suspect by Callaway County Sheriff’s deputies last week.

No. 1 Lady Owls golf team picks up 13th straight AMC title

Mansour wins second consecutive individual championship

The No. 1-ranked William Woods University Lady Owls golf team made another convincing case in making sure the American Midwest Conference championship remained in its possession.

Women’s Tennis: Stephens 7, Westminster 2

The Lady Blue Jays (4-7) closed out the regular season with a non-conference loss to the Stars at the Elder Tennis Courts on Monday.

Boys’ Golf: Franklin, Fulton prevail in home triangular meet

Junior Isaac Franklin shot a 43 as the host Hornets turned back Eugene and Russellville in a triangular at Tanglewood Golf Course on Monday.

Auxvasse man arrested after burglary

More charges could be coming after an Auxvasse man was arrested last weekend on burglary and domestic assault charges.

Lady Owls softball player Campbell selected for Helen Stephens Award

William Woods University softball player Hannah Campbell has been named the 2016 winner of the school’s prestigious Helen Stephens Award.

Women’s Tennis: Webster 5, Westminster 1

The Lady Blue Jays slipped to 4-6 overall and 3-2 in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after Wednesday’s loss to the Lady Gorloks at the Elder Tennis Courts.

Men’s Tennis: Missouri Valley 9, Westminster 0

The Blue Jays (4-5) were blanked by the Vikings in their regular-season finale Tuesday.

Alumni Weekend on tap at William Woods

“All Roads Lead Back to The Woods” this weekend as William Woods University holds its annual Alumni Weekend.

Bulldogs defeat Harrisburg to earn 12th straight victory

The South Callaway Bulldogs demolished the Harrisburg Bulldogs 18-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday.

Prep Baseball: Elsberry 12, North Callaway 11

The Indians tallied the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning to trip the Thunderbirds in Thursday night’s Eastern Missouri Conference loss.

Davis, Gaines guide Fulton boys at Boonville meet

In track and field

Sophomores Ammod Davis and Mason Gaines both posted a pair of second-place finishes to pace the Hornets at the McCush Relays on Friday.

Fulton finishes fourth in home quad meet

In boys golf

Junior Isaac Franklin shot a 43 as the Hornets logged a 220 team total to take fourth in a quad meet with School of the Osage, California and Linn at Tanglewood Golf Course on Thursday.

Lady Owls split AMC pair with Columbia

Hentges, Bouchey blast solo homers to fuel 3-2 victory

Junior right fielder Hillary Hentges and freshman third baseman Amanda Bouchey hit solo home runs in the top of the second inning as the William Woods University Lady Owls gained a split of Tuesday’s AMC doubleheader with Columbia College by winning the second game 3-2.

Prep Baseball: North Callaway JV 12, Hallsville 3

The North Callaway Thunderbirds took third place in the Southern Boone Tournament by overpowering the Hallsville Indians on Saturday.

Vice provost to speak at MU alumni banquet

Dr. Jim Spain, vice provost for undergraduate studies at the University of Missouri, will be the featured speaker at the 20th annual anniversary banquet of the Callaway County Chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association.

Woman’s service honored

Suzanne Guerrant has been named the 2016 winner of the Jane Bierdeman-Fike Humanitarian Award. The annual honor goes to a local woman who makes major contributions of her time, actions and dedication to social justice, environmental justice, economic equality, community building, education or embracing diversity. It is presented by the City of Fulton’s Human Rights Commission.

Fulton woman arrested for assault, robbery

Gunshot draws officers to scene

A Fulton woman was arrested Monday after Fulton Police officers responded to a call of shots fired.

Woods Around the World

Students using travel as a learning experience

Students, faculty and friends of William Woods University are again taking on global travel as a learning experience as the Woods Around the World crew traverses Spain, France and Italy during spring break this week.

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Stream team to target Fulton’s waterways

The Fulton Stream Team, a voluntary organization made up of residents, businesses, students and city employees will take on the cleanup of the city’s waterways, beginning with Stinson Creek during Clean Sweep Saturday on April 16.

Chess legend is coming to Fulton

Kasparov lecture one of many events planned for Churchill Fellows Weekend

The one-time youngest world chess champion in history and an expert on Winston Churchill and the Cold War will headline Churchill Fellows Weekend 2016 on April 9-10.

Barnett woman charged with assault of deputy

A 32-year-old Barnett woman was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly striking a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputy with her car and then leading officers on a chase through Holts Summit and New Bloomfield where she was taken into custody.

Man, woman arrested on sexual offender charges

A Holts Summit man and woman were arrested earlier this week on sexual offense-related charges, according to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.

Fulton man crashed motorcyle in chase

A Fulton man was arrested Sunday after a police chase ended in an accident.

Story of Celia revisited

Michigan lawyer-professor will explore case at Dulany Auditorium

Many people in Callaway County and beyond have heard of Celia, the 19-year-old slave who killed her master outside Fulton in 1855. Many also have read the book, “Celia, a Slave.”

MSD superintendent charged with DWI

The superintendent of the Missouri School for the Deaf was arrested March 14 on charges of driving while intoxicated in Boone County, according to authorities.

Four Fulton residents arrested on drug charges

Four Fulton residents have been arrested after a narcotics search warrant was served Tuesday.

Family Dollar store is moving

Family Dollar, currently located at 4 E. Third St., will be packing up to relocate to 815 U.S. 54 Branch, which locals also know as 815 N. Bluff.

Lawmen investigating string of burglaries

A March 4 burglary in Millersburg may be related to a series of thefts that have occurred in Boone County, and the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department said they are working an ongoing joint investigation with the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.

Shooter training exercise set Tuesday

State and local law enforcement agencies will hold an active shooter exercise at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in and around Champ Auditorium on the Westminster College campus.

Callaway County using new alert system

Callaway County Emergency Management is using a new system to warm residents of emergencies and weather alerts.

Inmate dies at Diagnostic Center

An inmate at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center was pronounced dead March 3.

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Old Coca-Cola building canned

The squat, white structure located on East Second Street known as the Coca-Cola Building, met its demise Tuesday morning as it was razed to make space for a new Westlake Ace Hardware Garden Center.

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Fire damages more than 50 vehicles

Vehicles at Algiere Salvage were damaged in a fire Friday afternoon.

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Kingdom of Callaway County Fair gets a new home

The 40th Annual Kingdom of Callaway County Fair has found a new home this year.

Fulton man charged after high-speed chase

Driver faces assault, drug, weapons charges

A Fulton man was arrested and charged Wednesday night after a high-speed chase that involved multiple law enforcement agencies and that began in Fulton, extended into western Callaway County and ended in Fulton.

One dead, two seriously injured in interstate accident

An accident on I-70 Saturday morning has left one dead and two seriously injured.

Police: 2 robberies may be related

Fulton police are looking for a connection between two armed robberies at two Fulton stores this weekend that may involve the same suspects.

Several area roads to be effected by construction

Roadside maintenance in the westbound lanes of U.S. 54 between Route AA and Center Street in Holts Summit will take place Monday and Tuesday.

Fire damages Fulton home

The Fulton Fire Department responded to a structure fire Tuesday evening that fire investigators said was caused by arcing wires in the attic.

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Water continues to impede Callaway County traffic

As the Missouri River continues to climb, flooding continues to plague Callaway County residents, especially those near the still-closed Routes 94 and C.

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Searching for a good read and a bargain

The Callaway County Public Library held a book sale Thursday.

Girls Basketball: New Bloomfield 53, Novinger 35

Despite shooting just 23 percent from the field, the Lady Wildcats were still able to pull off a convincing victory over the Lady Cats at Moberly Area Community College on Saturday.

Junior High girls basketball: Warrenton 39, Fulton Middle School (7th) 17

Carly Fisher tallied seven points and had five rebounds and five steals in the Lady Hornets’ loss to the Lady Warriors on Saturday morning.

New Bloomfield downs South Callaway in boys basketball

New Bloomfield senior guard Grant Nichols and sophomore forward Jak Kitchens tallied 18 points apiece as the Wildcats fended off the South Callaway Bulldogs 67-55 in Show-Me Conference play Friday night.

Girls Basketball: Fulton 50, Marshall 43

Protecting a two-point lead, the Lady Hornets preserved their perfect record by outscoring the Lady Owls 11-6 in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s NCMC triumph.

Hearing allows beef producers feedback on proposed checkoff

There are 53,000 Missouri cattle producers who in total pay over $2 million each year into the federal beef checkoff.

Fulton Manor receives PMMA’s Emerald Award

Fulton Presbyterian Manor was recently honored with an Emerald Award.

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FHS student wins award at State Constitution Competition

AJ Ballard, a freshman at Fulton High School, was presented the Scout Award.

Scheduled roadwork set for Callaway starting Tuesday

The Department of Transportation will replace culvert pipes on two roadways in Callaway.