With Christmas less than a week away, there are 47 more children and families ready for the celebration thanks to Callaway County’s annual Shop With a Cop program.
Fulton Police arrested an area man for allegedly attempting to suffocate a five-month-old child on Friday.
Fulton controls third quarter in 78-67 victory at Kirksville
The Fulton Hornets had to change their defensive mindset to keep their perfect record intact. Fulton broke a 37-all halftime tie by outscoring Kirksville 20-8 in the third quarter, launching the undefeated Hornets to a 78-67 North Central Missouri Conference win over the Tigers on Friday night.
Senior guard Troy Hentges responded with a game-high 24 points to help keep South Callaway unbeaten in Thursday night’s 80-70 non-conference clash between Bulldogs.
The Thunderbirds were outscored 21-7 in the fourth quarter of their 48-27 EMO loss to the state-ranked Trojans on Friday night.
The Lady Wildcats logged their fourth straight victory with a 54-40 triumph over the Lady Eagles at the Missouri National Guard Shootout on Saturday at Jefferson City High School.
The Lady Hornets steadied themselves after suffering their first loss of the season, fending off the Lady Tigers down the stretch in Friday night’s 59-55 NCMC victory.
Senior guard Elaine Brinker was two rebounds short of a triple-double as the Ladybirds upended the Lady Trojans 58-43 in EMO play on Friday night.
The Lady Bulldogs connected on 13-of-28 free throws in the fourth quarter to rally past the Lady Eagles 65-61 in Show-Me Conference action Friday night.
Junior forward DJ Johnson’s 12 points and eight rebounds paced the Owls in a low-scoring 45-42 American Midwest Conference loss to the Scots on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
South Callaway’s Rulo chosen Class 2 coach of year
South Callaway senior Cory Hanger and junior Dillon Stone were both first-team picks in Class 2 on the media’s 2014 all-state football teams announced this past week. Hanger — who was a slot receiver for the Bulldogs — was selected on offense at running back, while Stone was chosen on defense at linebacker. Both players were also first-team picks on the Missouri Football Coaches Association all-state teams, with Hanger being named Class 2 offensive player of the year.
Fulton Public Schools patrons saw a bit of a break on their property taxes this year.
Most of Thursday night’s North Callaway School Board meeting was devoted to one topic: options for building the new all-weather track included in the district’s recently-passed $6 million bond issue.
Nuclear facility’s director of nuclear projects looks back at some milestones in the plant’s 30 years in Callaway
Thirty years ago today, Dec. 19, the Callaway Energy Center was declared fully operational and started contributing power to Ameren Missouri’s grid. John Patterson, director of nuclear projects at the Callaway Energy Center, has worked with the plant for 34 years. He told the Fulton Sun major milestones he has seen in his time at the plant.
School board to prioritize facility repairs wish list
Next month, the New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education must vote on ballot language that could potentially put a $2 million bond issue on the spring ballot to fund the district’s facility repairs.
Middle school musicians in Fulton performed Christmas classics on Wednesday during their end-of-semester winter fine arts night. Art was also featured in the middle school.
New Bloomfield senior forward Ashley Kelley knocked down 25 points to power a balanced scoring attack as the Lady Wildcats toppled Belle in a 73-50 non-conference win Thursday night.
MALTA BEND — Junior guard Joseph Allen connected for a game-high 12 points and the Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter to slip past the Malta Bend Tigers 38-35 on Thursday night.
Few shots fell for the William Woods University Lady Owls in a 52-43 American Midwest Conference loss to the 23rd-ranked Lyon (Arkansas) College Lady Scots on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.
INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Westminster College Blue Jays shot just 33 percent as a team in Wednesday night's 70-52 non-conference loss to Simpson College.