Voters approved $2 million no-tax increase bond issue this month to fund facility repairs
The New Bloomfield R-III School District Board of Education selected the architect who will assist the district with facility repairs, which will be funded by the bond issue voters approved earlier this month. The district decided to use an architect for the project after legal counsel advised the district against using a performance contractor.
Call center adds back up redundancies after phone system goes down Monday morning
Callaway County 911 Joint Communications is still investigating what caused its phone systems to go down Monday morning during a routine generator test. Furthermore, they are adding more redundancies and clarifying procedures in case a similar situation should happen again.
South Callaway schools parents packed the Board of Education meeting Wednesday night to see their children present to the board about academic programs in their schools. Read more about their presentations.
The Callaway County Public Library in Fulton hosted bat-themed activities and read a bat-themed story Tuesday night. Click to see photos from the event.
Dollar General is opening a location in New Bloomfield. The discount retailer will begin construction this spring Excavation, weather permitting, will begin on the building currently located on the property this Friday. The 9,000 square-foot store is set to open at the end of September 2015.
Callaway County delegate discusses legislative obstacles facing seniors.
Alaina Leverenz, junior, discussed statistics related to sexual assault at William Woods University Monday. Click for photos from the event. Leverenz has organized a series of events on campus related to sexual assault awareness month, which is April.
Board of Aldermen certify election results, aldermen take oath of office
Two residents of the Brookstone Subdivision in Holts Summit asked the city’s board of aldermen for direction and support over a drainage problem in their neighborhood, which has become an area of frustration for the homeowners.
South Callaway teachers perform humorous skit to help prepare students for MAP tests
South Callaway elementary and middle school teachers performed a skit to get students ready for Missouri Assessment Program testing, which starts Monday. Click to see photos from their Army-themed skit.
First of three farewell celebrations held for Barney and Jane Forsythe
Westminster held the first of three farewell celebrations for the Forsythes on Friday. Read what some members of Westminster's community had to say about Barney and Jane Forsythe's tenure with the college.