The Callaway County Commission took the first official step toward declaring a portion of the county as an Enhanced Enterprise Zone.
The Callaway County Ambulance Board received a first draft of the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget during Tuesday night’s regular meeting.
The South Callaway Fire Protection District will see a big jump in its next water bill.
Still accepting applications from families
SERVE, Inc. is once again asking Callaway County area residents for help in making the holidays a little merrier for local families who need help making Christmas happen.
Each year the Callaway County United Way honors a local supporter with the Kevin Ryan Memorial Award.
Communication issues led to conflict at the South Callaway Fire Protection District’s board meeting Monday night.
Walk aims to spread awareness, honor clients
Carol Charlton walked for herself and her children. Chassity Nevels walked for herself and her sister. Darlene Waybright walked for herself and her clients.
Members of the congregation of the Auxvasse City Presbyterian Church are celebrating a landmark on Sunday as the parish celebrates its 125th anniversary.
Organizers of Heartland Church’s annual Sparks in the Fall event are hoping area residents will come out to the Callaway County Fairgrounds Saturday for an evening of family fun.
Assistant Superintendent Suzanne Hull held the floor for a good portion of Wednesday night’s Fulton School Board meeting as she went over the district’s annual Student Performance Report.
After months of working through a series of roadblocks, representatives with the Callaway County Ambulance District and the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office say GeoComm is closer than ever to working out a solution to making the AVL (automated vehicle location) system work for their respective agencies.
Pizzeria brings taste of New York to Fulton
“Welcome to Brooklyn, How Sweet it Is.” Thus proclaims a photo of a road sign hanging in the entrance of Brooklyn Pizza in downtown Fulton, and for owner Brian Atkins, the restaurant truly is the sweet achievement of a lifelong dream.
Everyone has that one task or chore they just don’t have the time, the energy or the will to get done, be it picking up the dry-cleaning, taking the dog for a walk or raking that monster pile of leaves.
After giving four years of his time to the Callaway County United Way, Glenn Harris now can say he also helped bring $5,000 to the organization just by being himself.
Community leaders are hoping a recent business growth spurt is a positive sign for the city’s future.
Sherry McBride-Brown’s first job after graduating high school was at the Callaway County Public Library.
New owners to make book store their own
When she saw the story about a cat and a book store for sale in Fulton, Danielle Warren knew it was exactly what she had been looking for.
Board hopes to find financial solution, reopen
The porch light of Wiley House at 831 Jefferson shone bright Thursday night, promising those who had nowhere else to go that here was shelter and safety for the night.
In 2011, the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence assisted 1,044 victims of domestic and sexual assault in Callaway County. Starting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12 on the MSD track, CARDV officials are asking area residents to walk 1,044 miles in tribute to those individuals as part of their Light The Night awareness event.
Crossroads Cowboy Church is partnering with the SERVE Food Pantry to make their services more accessible for area residents.
Fulton area residents are invited once again to give their input into plans for downtown revitalization as planners with the DREAM initiative prepares to develop their final recommendations.
After months of renovations, the Fulton Police Department finally has taken up residence in its new home located at the intersection of Business 54 South and Churchill Road.
‘Major changes’ planned for event
The 2013 Relay For Life of Callaway County may be nine months away, but the individuals who participate in the annual American Cancer Society fundraiser already are thinking of ways to make it the best one yet.
Callaway County is offering a special service for its employees today.
Every fall and spring, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church hosts a series of study sessions described by Rev. Marshall Crossnoe as its adult Christian education program.
There are changes ahead for the Kingdom City Post Office.
Westminster College professor of religious studies Cliff Cain started off the 2012 Westminster Symposium Tuesday morning with an apology to his mother for talking about what she always said was a taboo subject: Religion.
“Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” —C. S. Lewis
Crimestoppers, newspaper to put focus on sheriff candidates
Callaway County residents will have the opportunity to meet — and question — their local candidates in a series of upcoming election forums.
Fulton’s Parents As Teachers program has a new service to offer its patrons thanks to cooperation with First Chance for Children, a nonprofit organization based out of Columbia.
A Fulton woman is in custody after threatening to harm her children and boyfriend early Saturday morning.
Shirley Kunkle has been responding to national disasters as a Red Cross volunteer since 2005, providing her expertise as a mental health professional to help victims of natural disaster cope with what they are going through.
The Fulton City Council approved an increase in the amount of funding it provides for the Fulton Area Development Corporation during its regular meeting Tuesday night.
Judy McKinnon has been interested in solar energy ever since her days as an environmental studies major back in the early 1980s.
A local man is in custody after a disturbance call ended in a brief confrontation with law enforcement Thursday morning.
Without the help of Faith Maternity Care, 23-year-old Sky says she and her 2-month-old son would be homeless and on their own.
Many Callaway County residents recognize the name George W. Law because of the former sheriff’s death in the line of duty when he was attacked by a mob while transporting a prisoner.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three men who vandalized an area cemetery last week.
A biology major at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Kristen Cassidy never really had aspirations to be a model, but when she saw that Crane’s Country Store was looking for someone to star in its next advertising campaign, she thought, why not?
A tribute to veterans, small children parading in costumes, live music and food sales to benefit local civic groups; New Bloomfield’s annual Celebrate America has everything one would expect from a community event.
The City of Fulton has received a Community Development Block Grant to tear down the old International Shoe Factory.
Fulton’s newest eatery, Café Créme, is offering local residents something to satisfy both their caffeine cravings and their sweet tooth.
A Holts Summit couple is in custody after a search of their residence yielded drugs and stolen firearms Thursday.
Auxvasse Elementary School is hosting a health fair from noon until 7 p.m. on Sept. 13, and is inviting area residents to come find out what kinds of services they have access to.
While the average composite ACT score improved for three of Callaway County’s school districtsin 2012, administrators all said they still see a need to do better.
For the past two years, the city and the airport advisory board have been working with H. W. Lochner in Kansas City to develop a master plan for the Elton Hensley Memorial Airport.
The Fulton School Board will have good news for local patrons Thursday morning.
Nine-year-old Zoee Schuster started hunting two years ago because it was something her father and her older sister were involved in.
District may have to consider adding more personnel to shifts
If the current trend of higher call rates continues, the Callaway County Ambulance District may have to consider adding more personnel to help handle the increased volume.
Fulton group shores up partnership with Rwanda
Hannah Minchow-Proffitt knew before she left Kibungo, Rwanda last summer that she would be back to Fulton and Callaway County’s sister community.