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Gas leak closes Williamsburg Elementary

Published Mar. 6 2019

Classes were cancelled Wednesday at Williamsburg Elementary School after school officials identified a gas leak.

Role models visit Head Start

Published Mar. 6 2019

Local men demonstrated positive male role model behavior through coloring, eating cake and dancing at Tuesday's 100 Man Lunch.

Former Callaway County collector sentenced

Published Mar. 5 2019

Former Callaway County Collector Pamela Oestreich said she knew the law would catch up to her eventually.

Two sentenced in DeBrodie case

Published Feb. 26 2019

Two defendants in the Carl DeBrodie case pleaded guilty Monday.

Three people charged following child abuse investigations

Published Feb. 25 2019

Three people have been arrested in Callaway County following two child abuse investigations.

Proposed bill would help hearing aid access

Published Feb. 24 2019

A bill proposed by state Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, aims to provide easier access to hearing aids for people with...

Callaway County eyed for marijuana farm

Published Feb. 21 2019

Callaway County may soon have its first legal marijuana farm.

Callaway County 100 Man Lunch coming soon

Published Feb. 14 2019

Callaway County Head Start is in need of a few good men.About 100 of them, in fact. The program's 14th...

Callaway County commissioners authorize first two payouts from disaster relief fund

Published Feb. 12 2019

Callaway County commissioners authorized the first two payouts from the county's new disaster relief fund Monday.

Mouse races to raise funds for Fulton cultural center

Published Feb. 5 2019

The Fulton Rotary Club is off to the races — the mouse races, that is.The club's fifth annual Callaway Cup...

State audit of New Bloomfield begins

Published Jan. 31 2019

State Auditor Nicole Galloway will be taking a closer look at New Bloomfield's finances.

Jail committee faces the figures

Published Jan. 30 2019

Several Callaway County facilities need attention, according to county officials.

Resource reception planned for Holts Summit fire survivors

Published Jan. 29 2019

Survivors of last week's apartment fire in Holts Summit can access many resources in one convenient location this Thursday.

Callaway County divvies court's domestic violence funds

Published Jan. 24 2019

For the first time in years, a second group has requested a share of the anti-domestic violence funds collected by...

Callaway County tackles jail issues

Published Jan. 23 2019

At 30 years old, the Callaway County Jail is showing its age.Cracks gape in the walls; inmates on "heightened watch"...

Student arrested after threats made against North Callaway High School

Published Jan. 18 2019

A juvenile was arrested Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, after a threat against North Callaway High School students was reported to...

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.