Stories by Mandi
Exhibit kicks off Saturday at National Churchill Museum
About a dozen union members worked together Monday morning setting up The Way We Worked exhibit at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton.
One year ago, a Fulton youth group decided it wanted to make a significant impact on the lives of some in need.
When Kaylee Farris first walked into Hooters for a job more than four years ago, she had no restaurant experience besides working part-time at the Domino’s Pizza in Fulton during high school.
At 58 years old and having lived through violent Civil Rights era, Joanne Bland doesn’t hold back when she has something to say.
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Westminster College is holding a special service project.
Women who want to learn farm management can do so in a class called Annie’s Project.
AUXVASSE — To finance a long-range water and sewer system overhaul, the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen have decided to go to the voters.
Two community events are on the docket for the Presbyterian Manor of Fulton.
Old paper that some people might recycle or throw out, Jennifer Sain uses to create art.
Work is under way in preparation for a special work exhibit that will come to Mid-Missouri in February.
A person whose name is already well-known in the community will step up next month as the new chamber board president.
Showing horses had always taken Morgan Brison places.
Parade watchers may spot some well-known figures leading the Callaway County Christmas parades this year.
Marching bands, floats and spectators — it’s time for Christmas parades.
Salvation Army bell-ringers are coming to Callaway.
FULTON, Mo. - The smell of pizza was in the air at the Soup Kitchen this week, thanks to the Little Caesars Love Kitchen.
George (Trey) Baumgartner resigned from his position as south ward alderman Tuesday.
AUXVASSE — City officials here remain quiet after the arrest of an Auxvasse alderman on Friday.
“Stilettos are not a disability,” Caitlin Bartley told high-schoolers Friday.
Youths who have been told to “mind your manners” may soon have a club to join where they can learn those manners.
Little did fifth-grader Nicholas Staats know when he sat down for his school’s assembly Friday morning that he was in for a surprise.
Those who want to get out and enjoy the fall weather and see some mud-slinging will soon get their chance.
Though it’s only October, the Missouri River Quilt Guild — together with the Missouri Department of Corrections Restorative Justice program — donated nearly 200 handmade Christmas stockings this month to three area food pantries.
Though Afghanistan has suffered a considerable amount over the years and is still in turmoil today, Edie Maxey looks back on her time there with fondness.
FULTON — Landry Jones has spent the past couple of weeks pumpkin picking.
The Share the Harvest program is under way, offering hunters the opportunity to donate their harvested deer to feed the needy. When venison is donated in Callaway County, most of the time it will go to SERVE, Inc. Other area charities also may benefit.
Three local girls had to jump over a lot of hurdles to get where they are today.
Rebecca (Moffatt) Wichmann tries to do her part when it comes to the environment.
Three more arrests were made recently in connection with a multiple-county theft ring Callaway and Audrain county officials have been working to crack.
Those who want to take a peek at the clothing their ancestors wore will soon have the opportunity.
When it comes time to extradite the Mexico couple accused of murdering a father and daughter near Auxvasse, Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane expects his office will be making the trip.
Two arrest warrants were granted Friday morning in connection with a Sept. 2 double homicide near Auxvasse.
Pfc. Chris Crespin didn’t even make it out to his wife’s table. She spotted him from across the room, jumped out of her chair and ran into his arms.
A Callaway County sheriff’s deputy won an award for his work on last year’s triple homicide that resulted in murder charges against Holts Summit resident Josh Maylee.
It’s not every day a person has their portrait done using corn stalks.
Sixth-grade science students at South Callaway Middle School are learning what real “tweeting” is about.
The Callaway County recorder of deeds is warning residents to be wary of any letters offering copies of property deeds at an excessive price.
It’s not often that filmmakers choose to feature Fulton in their movies. But last week, a crew worked downtown filming scenes for an upcoming Swiss movie.
Once again, two Fulton chefs will use their culinary skills to compete in CARDV’s Chef Challenge. The annual fundraiser for the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence will begin at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 27, at the Fulton Country Club.
The children’s literature arena can be a tough field to crack because of so many other aspiring authors.
“I hope I can give today,” Edith Craighead says as she awaits her turn into the area where American Red Cross personnel question potential donors.
Two months and two loads of donations after the Joplin tornado, the Together for Joplin coalition is now working on its next project.
Two sisters, two baby boys, born on the same day: Is it too much?
“It’s really so easy that even your own husband can do this!” Michelle Waggoner told those who came to hear her secrets to saving big on groceries.
Gary Bonsall will begin his eighth year at South Callaway School District as the new middle school principal.
A former jailer at the Callaway County Jail is facing a third-degree assault charge for using pepper spray on an inmate.
A flood of volunteers poured into Joplin after a tornado ripped through the city on May 22, including many who came to help the displaced animals.
A tradition that started in 1948 continues as the community of Tebbetts gears up for its annual picnic.
Traditionally, police officers are supposed to stop speeders. But in a special event next month, they will be the ones speeding.
Callaway Community Hospital appointed a new chief executive officer this month.