Stories by Mandi
A Fulton mother alleges in a federal lawsuit that school officials did not take proper steps to stop two of her children from being bullied and sexually harassed while they were on the high school’s wrestling team.
For two years now, Brian and Debbie Love have braved the cold Alaska winters — temperatures sometimes dropping as low minus 70 degrees — to serve the people in Shungnak.
Warden: Adopted dog works as therapy for offenders
Usually those who enter Cremer Therapeutic Community Center stay for a 12-week program, but Ceree is there for life.
Although donations from Saturday’s food drive are still trickling in, Serve Inc.’s total of food collected amounted to about 6,200 pounds as of Thursday.
Stan Busken had always heard his family speak well of his maternal great-grandfather, August Emile Feltz. When Busken learned Feltz fought as a Union soldier in the Civil War, it only spurred on his interest.
A call for Callaway youth to connect more with their community and learn to be leaders is the goal of the Youth Leadership Callaway program.
Those who intend to dance in the streets during the 8th annual Hit the Bricks! Fulton Street Fair will have several opportunities to do so with this year’s lineup of entertainment.
Members of the community and surrounding areas gathered in Veterans Park on Thursday for Workers Memorial Day to sound off on issues regarding workers’ rights.
Three New Bloomfield teens have chosen to dance to the beat of a different drum — a Native American one. Ethan Viet and Joe and Mikel Thompson all participate in Native American-style powwow dancing around the state.
Seeing Sparky, a 1-year-old deaf dachshund, nosing his way around the Missouri School for the Deaf campus or snuggling in the arms of a student has become a common site at the school.
Some members of the Callaway County community will join their neighbors “across the pond” in celebrating Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s big day.
Parents of a South Callaway School District student are suing the district for allegedly violating the child's rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
After serving only three months as chief executive officer of Callaway Community Hospital, Mark Caton resigned Monday.
Monitoring the situation currently unfolding at the Fukushima nuclear plant is Mark Tracy’s primary focus since Japan was struck by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that left the country reeling.
MOKANE, Mo. — Board members unanimously voted to cut the South Callaway School District’s tuition-reimbursement program for teachers wanting to further their education.
Former U.S. Ambassador Thomas D. Boyatt has been stationed in various locations across the globe, and this week his designation as a Wilson Fellow takes him to Fulton.
People around world participate in annual 30-Hour Famine
Eight area students joined youth from around the world on a 30-hour fast from Friday through Saturday.
FULTON — Sylvia Rummel had heard the family stories about her great-great-great-grandfather being a part of the Underground Railroad in the 1800s. But it wasn’t until recently that more light was shed on his involvement.
Wanting to add a youth component to the Rwanda Community Partnership Project, Kat Barden started a group where students could learn more about the world outside their own.
A New Bloomfield School District bus slid off a county road after school Monday when it was making its drops.
Shamrock girl hopes to compete internationally
Rosalie Purvis would like to travel beyond U.S. borders this year. And she plans to get there by running, show jumping, shooting, fencing and swimming.
Learning to balance school and extracurricular activities can be challenging for many students.
With school funding being cut statewide, districts are having to come up with ways to watch spending. South Callaway School District found one way to save a bit of its budget.
It’s not every day that your country goes through a revolution. But for Mohamed Shahin and Martinos Botros, that’s what has been going on back home in Egypt while they are thousands of miles away in Fulton.
An accident involving a South Callaway School District bus left the driver of the other vehicle injured, according to school officials.
When Mike Kilman saw two college students shoveling the sidewalk outside his home Thursday morning, he walked out to thank them for their hard work.
When Jason Knowles came aboard the William Woods University staff last fall, his goal was to revamp the film production school at the university.
Students from Missouri School for the Deaf seeking funds for airfare
Mitchell Simmons Jr. and Courtney McCarty will experience their first airplane flight in March, as long as they are able to raise the required funds.
Teresa Jackson wondered what had gotten into her Chihuahua on Saturday morning when the dog suddenly started running back and forth, and barking excitedly.
Sandra Plunkett was arraigned Friday at the Callaway County Courthouse on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of her husband, Paul Plunkett.
FULTON — Sandra Plunkett appeared Friday at the Callaway County Courthouse for her arraignment on the first-degree murder charge of killing her husband, Paul Plunkett.
With some new faces and restructuring taking place at Callaway Community Hospital, hospital officials have addressed concerns about the future of the hospital.
One of Mark Caton’s goals as new chief executive officer at Callaway Community Hospital is to hear input from the community.
When Cory Harlan toured the Jefferson City Correctional Center with his Intro to Criminal Justice class, what he saw sparked an idea. Thus, the Jeans for Justice project was born.
No matter what Bruce Williamson and Pam and Dave Phelps are doing on Sunday afternoon, they drop everything to make sure they gather at the mailbox of Guiding Light Missionary Baptist Church.
PORTLAND, Mo. — Fundraising efforts for building the new Portland Community Center got a boost Wednesday when Ameren Missouri donated $1,000 toward its construction.
MOKANE, Mo. — Open enrollment was again a topic of concern to board members Wednesday night during the South Callaway Board of Education meeting.
Firefighters were called to The Ovid Bell Press, 1201 Bluff St., at around 8 a.m. Wednesday to put out a fire that started in the northeast section of the building.
FULTON, Mo. — Those who want to add a little appreciation of history to their holiday experience this season can join in on a tour of Victorian homes.
Ferguson convicted in 2001 death of Columbia sports editor
More than six years after his son, Ryan Ferguson, was arrested for the slaying of Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt, Bill Ferguson continues to believe his son is innocent and fights to prove it.
Five carcasses confiscated
Hunters who happened to have a deer in their vehicle while driving on U.S. 54 near the Route F overpass in Fulton were pulled over during a “spot check” on Sunday.