Youth 18 and under eligible for free breakfast, lunch
Students in need of a free bite to eat this summer can yet again rely on Fulton Public Schools and the Callaway County YMCA.
On June 1, the New Bloomfield Lions Club will be hosting an antique tractor pull at the Lions Club Field in New Bloomfield.
As North Callaway junior shortstop Chance Kee rounded third base and headed to the home plate of Busch Stadium, Thunderbirds head coach Kevin O’Neal had no intent of doing stopping him. “...I don’t think there was going to be any way of me stopping him at third,” O’Neal said on Monday.
A trio of Fulton players garnered first team recognition in Class 1, District 8 competition. Senior forward Adrienne Ebersole, senior midfielder Anna Fink and senior goalkeeper Billie Klutts all earned slots on the first team while sophomore Alexandria Fague and seniors Allie Pierce and Kate Sterner were second-team honorees as backs. Fink was also the sole Lady Hornet named all-North Central Missouri Conference as she was a first-team honoree.
North Callaway’s Steven Coleman and Fulton’s Jenny McCarty will both have two cracks at taking home state championships next weekend.
South Callaway’s Garner Rudroff had not competed in the long jump prior to this year. But he said he’s always been good at jumping, so why not try something new? Now, he’s a state champion.
Thunderstorms could continue across Mid-Missouri until after midnight. A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Death toll expected to rise
A mile-wide tornado churned through the Oklahoma City suburbs, destroying homes for the second day in a row Monday, as part of a severe weather outbreak that was expected to spread in other parts of the Plains and Midwest.
A stroll through the hallways of Bush Elementary in Fulton on any given school day may not be as quiet as one would expect for an educational institution.
Starting July 1, about half of Fulton State Hospital’s employees will be required to work 12-hour shifts instead of current 8-hour shifts.
The Fulton High School Class of 2013 sends up cheers as their last classmate walks across the stage to receive his diploma Friday.
With just 2 1/2 hours to spare before the Legislature's 6 p.m. deadline, the state Senate cast the final votes needed to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill re-imposing closed-records status to security and emergency response plans for schools and other public buildings.
State Sen. Mike Kehoe reluctantly admitted defeat this morning on his proposal for a 10-year, one-cent sales tax to pay for transportation improvements.
David L. Salmons, 51, Fulton, is in Callaway County Jail after he was accused of using a sword to poke holes into a relative’s residence and then threatening three people while brandishing the sword.
After discussing a proposal by the New Bloomfield Football Boosters Club to start a school football program, the New Bloomfield Board of Education on Thursday night took no action on the measure. Mike Frese, president of the New Bloomfield Football Boosters Club, offered a plan to start a football program at the school financed entirely the first five years by donations from the club.
A man Fulton State Hospital officials credit with helping shape the institution into the mental health facility it is today will soon return and greet the public.
This Saturday, during the Kingdom Pilot’s Association 23rd Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at 9 a.m., two teens will be presented with the Sam Robertson Memorial Scholarship.
Callaway County residents who want to be notified of severe weather, natural disasters and other emergencies will need to re-enroll for that service.
The National Churchill Museum in Fulton has awarded its Winston Churchill Medal of Leadership to Stephen F. Brauer, former U.S. Ambassador to Belgium.
Tim Rulo rattled off the pecking order of priorities. Rulo was referencing the objectives that he and South Callaway co-head coach Bill Frazee have outlined for their qualifiers at the Class 2 state track and field championships, which begin late this morning at Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.