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Calls not from sheriff’s association

Recent calls from a group claiming to be a part of the sheriff’s department attempting to solicit donations have angered residents.

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‘Mad Hungarian’ shares tales of baseball and life with WWU students

While his arm made Al Hrabosky one of the most effective relievers in Major League Baseball in the ‘70s, his on-diamond antics and Fu Manchu mustache helped make him famous.

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SoCal teaches life skill in bowling

On Wednesday, a group of high school students from South Callaway descended upon Fulton — to bowl. The students were knocking down pins at the Fulton Bowling Center. The unit was part of the school’s physical education and lifetime sports classes.

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Carnahan speaks at women’s exhibit

Jean Carnahan has done many things — first lady of Missouri while husband Mel was Governor, speaker, author, historian and she was Missouri’s first female senator.

Residents can help keep hydrants clear of snow

The ability to find a hydrant in a time of emergency is essential to the duties of a Fulton firefighter. When snow is forecasted, keeping hydrants clear is important for city residents.

SoCal talks late starts, state funding

The South Callaway School Board recently discussed the option of late starts during times of inclement weather.

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SoCal Tournament postponed three days, but still on

Weather has been a major concern in the area for the last several days. Schools have been out of session and athletic events canceled — including the annual South Callaway Basketball Tournament.

Pets need extra care in winter weather

With windchills in the negative digits this week, staying indoors is at the top of many people’s lists to stay warm, but some may forget about key members of the family — pets.

Snow covered roadways cause accidents, few injuries in Callaway

Five people died on Missouri roads from winter weather on Monday, but none were in Callaway County.

UW set to reach goal end of Feb

The Annual Callaway County United Way Fundraising Campaign is wrapping up and United Way officials are pleased with the results so far.

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