Megan Favignano

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New Bloomfield chooses architect for facility repairs

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.

Callaway County 911 outage still under investigation

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.

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South Callaway students present to school board on academic programs

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.

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Callaway County Public Library holds bat-themed activity night

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 opening location in New Bloomfield, expected to open September 2015

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.

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Silver Haired Legislature urges contact with legislators

Callaway County delegate discusses legislative obstacles facing seniors.

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William Woods University students hold interactive sexual assault awareness event

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.

Holts Summit residents share concerns over water drainage

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.

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MAP test bootcamp

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.

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Westminster College community reflects on, honors Forsythes

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.

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