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Former Callaway County collector seeks low sentence

Published Jan. 17 2019

FULTON, Mo. — Former Callaway County Collector Pamela Oestreich told the court Friday her gambling addiction led to her confessed...

Stormwater, sales tax issues added to New Bloomfield ballot

Published Jan. 16 2019

New Bloomfield City Council members voted Monday to place two issues on the April ballot.

Callaway County budget OK'd

Published Jan. 10 2019

Callaway County's 2019 budget, passed Friday, is slightly bigger than the previous year's budget.

Homicide investigation continues in Columbia

Published Jan. 9 2019

COLUMBIA — Investigations into Sunday's apparent homicide still center in Boone County, according to Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism.

Callaway Sheriff's Office investigates apparent homicide

Published Jan. 8 2019

One person died in an apparent homicide Sunday night near the Boone County line, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's...

Sheriff's department investigating Callaway County homicide

Published Jan. 7 2019

One person died in an apparent homicide Sunday night near the Boone County line, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's...

3 Callaway County officials sworn in

Published Dec. 28 2018

Three county officials raised their right hands Wednesday afternoon at the Callaway County Courthouse.

Grant to give Callaway County EMS a boost

Published Dec. 26 2018

A recent grant should help keep first responders' backs in whack.

County insurer to pay millions in DeBrodie settlement

Published Dec. 21 2018

Callaway County’s insurer is on the hook for $2 million in the DeBrodie civil lawsuit settlement.“The settlement for $2 million...

New Bloomfield policing contract extended

Published Dec. 21 2018

New Bloomfield aldermen voted Tuesday evening to continue the policing agreement between Holts Summit and the city into 2019.

County budget nearing completion

Published Dec. 18 2018

Callaway County commissioners are busy preparing the 2019-20 budget.The budget document should be completed and available for viewing by the...

Home destroyed in New Bloomfield fire

Published Dec. 11 2018

NEW BLOOMFIELD — A New Bloomfield family's home was destroyed in a Monday morning blaze.No human residents were hurt in...

Settlement reached in DeBrodie civil case

Published Dec. 7 2018

Terms of a settlement in the Carl DeBrodie wrongful death suit have been approved by a judge.

Fatal helicopter crash still under investigation

Published Dec. 5 2018

The National Transportation Safety Board has yet to release a final report on the Oct. 17 fatal helicopter crash near...

Fire damages Fulton home

Published Dec. 3 2018

The Fulton Fire Department responded Sunday afternoon to a residential structure fire at 607 Route Z.

Speed limit lowered on Holts Summit roads

Published Nov. 23 2018

Drivers on two Holts Summit roads will soon need to slow down — at least a little.Following petitions from residents...

Stolen Callaway County taxes to be repaid

Published Nov. 20 2018

FULTON — Taxing entities in Callaway County will soon receive a nice holiday bonus — in the form of money...

Holts Summit man killed in two-car crash

Published Nov. 15 2018

Snowy roads contributed to the traffic death of a Holts Summit man Thursday morning.

Feeding New Bloomfield

Published Nov. 11 2018

NEW BLOOMFIELD, Mo. — Students in a New Bloomfield High School class have tasted how it feels to help others.

Riddle re-elected to state Senate District 10

Published Nov. 8 2018

State Sen. Jeanie Riddle, Republican, is back for round two.On Tuesday, the Mokane resident won her re-election bid to represent...