As a class of fourth-graders jumped rope in P.E. class Thursday, they were exercising a muscle that is being highlighted this month — the heart.
Representatives from various churches and denominations gathered Thursday in an effort to study up on disaster preparedness.
Zack Fortman not only loves watching sports on TV, but also playing them — many of them.
About a dozen union members worked together Monday morning setting up The Way We Worked exhibit at the National Churchill Museum.
As part of an effort to educate youngsters about occupations and whet their appetite for a new exhibit, the National Churchill Museum is offering a free presentation to area schools.
One of Aiyana Thompson’s favorite hobbies is to fill composition notebooks with stories. Aiyana, 13, of Fulton, will spend hours working on her fiction books, and she always has more than one going at a time. So far, two of her novels have been published. Her latest, “Miranda Fishhook Goes to Middle School,” was published in December by AuthorHouse. It’s a sequel to “Miranda Fishhook Makes a New Friend,” which was published in June 2010.
AUXVASSE — For more than 50 years now, those with ties to Auxvasse have congregated for the annual Loafer’s Week event.
One year ago, a local youth group decided it wanted to make a significant impact on the lives of some in need.
Every weekend during the school year, an average of 332 food-stuffed backpacks go home with Callaway students in need.
Celebrating the Year of the Dragon, the Missouri School for the Deaf held a Chinese New Year Festival Thursday.
Chances are if anyone spots Lydia Schuster around the community, she has a camera in hand.
At 17 years old, Seth Steeves gets a first-hand taste of what it would be like to teach elementary students.
AUXVASSE — Two citizens here raised concerns regarding dilapidated houses to the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.
Surrounded by artifacts and black and white photographs collected from around the county, Carmen McEwen and Sheila Guthrie are hard at work.
City service across Callaway County includes commitments of time, planning and community involvement.
Many Callaway seniors came out Thursday to investigate the first-ever Senior “Living the Dream” Expo.
Sliding on ice may not usually be considered a good thing, but for three Fulton students, it’s their favorite hobby.
When Kaylee Farris first walked into Hooters for a job more than four years ago, she had no restaurant experience besides working part-time at the Domino’s Pizza in Fulton during high school.
Nutrition experts to teach about healthy eating
With busy work schedules and money being tight, it can be difficult to focus on health. That’s why organizers with the YMCA of Callaway County have decided to offer a new series of classes focused on nutrition that will start in February.
FPD: Lock cars to deter criminals
Fulton Police Department officers nabbed a Fulton man early Monday morning after he broke into about a dozen vehicles in the Cote Sans Dessein residential area.
At 58 years old and having lived through violent times during the Civil Rights Movement, Joanne Bland doesn’t hold back when she has something to say.
The celebrated dreamer who has a national holiday in his honor for his dedication to civil rights — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — will be the focus of a series of events at William Woods University this week.
Closed for MLK Day
AUXVASSE — No challengers have filed so far to run against the two aldermen here who currently hold the seats up for election.
KINGDOM CITY — Two new candidates to the North Callaway Board of Education have filed for April’s election, hoping to win a seat on the board.
A number of drivers skidded off of roadways and there were several accidents, but overall Callaway County officials said the area got off pretty lightly when the second winter storm of the season dropped 1-3 inches of snow over a thin glaze of ice.
No matter how bad her day is going, Cassie Scoggins says when she’s met by her smiling kindergarten students, her troubles just melt away.
Women who want to learn farm management can do so in a class called Annie’s Project. For the first time since 2006, the farm management class will be held in Fulton at the Callaway Extension Center. This is the second time Annie’s Project will be offered in Callaway, a class that originated in Illinois.
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Westminster College is holding a special service project.
Trivia fans can help out a good cause while playing games with their teammates at an upcoming benefit.
When Darla Cassidy first heard her daughter wanted to join horse bowl, she couldn’t believe it.
The Republican presidential race is heating up as results from Tuesday’s Iowa caucus rolled in Wednesday causing Rep. Michele Bachmann to drop out and the other GOP candidates to press on.
The Board of Aldermen here voted Tuesday night to put a $5 million bond issue on April’s ballot.
Multi-phase upgrade project expected to cost $3-$5 million
To finance a long-range water and sewer system overhaul, the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen have decided to go to the voters.
Two community events are on the docket for the Presbyterian Manor of Fulton. The annual Art is Ageless competition and exhibition is calling all creative seniors 65 and older to enter their artwork before Jan. 31. Any senior in the county can enter. The nine categories for entries are: Christmas, drawing, fiber arts, mixed media/crafts, needlework, painting, photography, quilting and sculpture/3-D. Artwork must have been completed in the last five years.
As 2012 rolls in, along with it comes hopes and aspirations for the new year.
A fugitive with a warrant out for attempted murder was arrested near Kingdom City Tuesday.
The location of Celia’s execution has once again come under scrutiny.
Old paper that some people might recycle or throw out, Jennifer Sain uses to create art.
Like many kids, T.J. Branch had always dreamed of going to Disney World.
For many retail businesses in Fulton, the holiday season brings a needed boost in sales.
A person whose name is already well-known in the community will step up next month as the new chamber board president.
For Catherine Pesce’s family, inviting students from around the world into their home on Christmas Day has become a tradition.
Spending Christmas with family, friends and loved ones is a tradition. For some, however, going home over the holidays is not an option.
Keeping with the county’s push to welcome a special Smithsonian Institution work exhibit to the community in February, the Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce’s banquet will be honoring long-standing, area businesses.
Work is underway in preparation for a special work exhibit that will come to the county in February.
A man intruding into a house that had a standing restraining order against him resulted in a three-hour stand-off with police Tuesday night.
Showing horses had always taken Morgan Brison places. The 17-year-old from New Bloomfield has traveled all over the central U.S. with her American Saddlebreds, competing in about 10 shows a year.
Computer technology students at North Callaway High School have come up with a way to find old computers a home.
Building with Legos, playing the guitar or cooking a four-course meal may not be possible during the average school day. But all of these activities are now offered through North Callaway’s Partners in Learning Afterschool Program.