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New Bloomfield schools move forward with bond issue facility projects

Board approves selling of bonds, awards bid for HVAC repairs

New Bloomfield residents will soon see work start on facility projects funded through the $2 million no-tax increase bond issue, which voters passed in April. The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education awarded a bid for the HVAC project to Clearview Enterprises LLC, a company which has done work in the Jefferson City and Columbia school districts previously. Additionally, the district’s financial adviser, L.J. Hart and Co., will begin to solicit investors for the bonds.

South Callaway schools work to improve professional development

South Callaway R-III schools is making an effort to improve professional development in the district. The school board recently approved a 5-year professional development plan. And, coaches will soon have a professional development day as well.

South Callaway School Board approves next school year’s budget

Board to hear proposal for after school program next month

he South Callaway R-II School Board approved the district’s 2015-16 budget at its regular meeting Wednesday night. Read more about the approved budget and about the board's discussion of a potential after school program in the district.

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Art House reception showcases Callaway Plein Air artwork

Art House hosted its “Wet Paint Reception,” which marked the conclusion of this year’s Callaway Plein Air event, on Sunday, May 31. Click for photos and for information on artist awards given out that night.

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Fulton couple to showcase solar panels at their historic home

Solar panel installer to answer questions at open house later this month

Larry Jones and his wife, Judy Fiocco, installed solar panels at their Fulton home this spring. They are opening their home to anyone interested in investing in solar power or simply to learning more.

Fulton man receives probation in case involving assault of minor

Scott A. Armstrong — who was in Callaway County Court last month for third-degree misdemeanor assault involving a minor — received Suspended Imposition of Sentence (SIS) Monday and was placed on probation for the charge.

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Community support ‘a great distraction’ for Holts Summit girl after accident

4-year-old girl adjusts at home after riding lawn mower accident, family appreciative of others’ support

After about a week at home, Faith Rowell will return to the hospital Monday for a fourth surgery. She ran outside at a family member’s home on May 12 and was accidentally run over by a riding lawn mower. Her father described the significant amount of support Faith has received from the community, family, friends and strangers as a much needed distraction for their family.

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William Woods University hosts kids art camp

The Kemper Kids Summer Art Camp at William Woods University started this week. Click for photos and more information on the three summer sessions.

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Veteran reminds Auxvasse Elementary students why Memorial Day is celebrated

In honor of Memorial Day, Colonel Charles E. McGee answered students questions at Auxvasse Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Click for photos from his visit.

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New Bloomfield school board hears updates on bond issue projects

The New Bloomfield R-III School Board approved an architectural contract with Porter, Berendzen & Associates, out of Columbia, at its regular meeting Thursday. The architecture firm will work with the district as it completes projects outlined in its recently approved bond issue.

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