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Missouri House passes tax break for restaurants, grocers

Restaurants wouldn't have to pay sales and use taxes on electricity and other utilities used to prepare food under a measure headed to the Missouri Senate.

S. Callaway student is Presidential Scholar semifinalist

Nina McKee, a South Callaway High School senior, has been named one of the rare semifinalists for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

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Kendra Windsor: Callaway County’s ‘Voice’

Singing competition raises more than $3,000 for CASA program

Kendra Windsor, a third-grade school teacher from Holts Summit, was named The Voice of Callaway County Monday evening during a fundraising event.

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Fulton woman gives back to organization that gave to her

Miracles happen

Deep in the heart of Mandy Blankenship is an abiding love for Missouri Girls Town and the people there who became her family.

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Volunteers plant to help feed the hungry in Callaway County

Fulton garden project takes root

Lisa Winkler brought her family members from St. Louis to Fulton on Saturday to help her daughter and others fulfill a dream.

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Hundreds turn out for Super Hero run

Children run for Sam

Early on Saturday morning, Cassie Santhuff and a cast of hundreds gathered at Fulton’s Memorial Park for the second-annual Super Hero 5K & 1 Mile Run Run.

Nobel Prize winner slated to deliver Westminster address

Renowned Nigerian playwright, poet, author, teacher and political activist Wole Soyinka will be the 2016 commencement speaker at Westminster College in Fulton.

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New Fulton Sun editor comes home

I moved to Fulton by way of North Carolina, Michigan, Florida and a few other states. I was born in Kansas City, Mo., but it hasn’t been home in decades. I’m trying to figure out how things here work and I’m giving myself a little slack, knowing things happen in their own good time.

Law professors question religious liberty proposal

A group of Missouri law professors has questioned the impact of the proposed religious liberty amendment to the Missouri Constitution, generally known as Senate Joint Resolution 39 or SJR 39.

Hornets ride early outburst

A six-run first inning supplied the Fulton Hornets with the strong start they were seeking.

No. 9 Bulldogs exploit Southern Boone miscues

The South Callaway Bulldogs ganged up on Southern Boone’s generosity.

Prep Baseball: Mexico 6, North Callaway 2

The Thunderbirds managed only four hits and stranded 10 baserunners, seven in scoring position, in Friday night’s non-conference loss to the Bulldogs.

Boys’ Golf: Mexico 171, Fulton 209

Junior Isaac Franklin shot a 41 as the Hornets bowed to the rival Bulldogs in Thursday’s dual at Arthur Hills Golf Course.

Central Baptist overpowers Owls in 14-4 AMC loss

The William Woods University Owls were manhandled in a 14-4 American Midwest Conference loss to the Central Baptist College Mustangs on Friday.

Westminster’s Kuykendall sets school record in 10,000 meters

Freshman Jessie Kuykendall established a school record for the Lady Blue Jays by finishing fifth in the 10,000 meters in 40 minutes, 8.76 seconds at the Meet of Champions on Friday.

Westminster men's tennis takes fourth in SLIAC Tournament

The third-seeded Blue Jays ended their season by placing fourth in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament Friday.

Men's Tennis: William Woods 8, Lindenwood-Belleville 1

The Owls posted their third straight victory by defeating the Lynx in a makeup American Midwest Conference match Friday at the Suzanne Neal Memorial Tennis Complex.

Learn before renting a storage unit

Tips from Better Business Bureau

If you have run out of storage space in the basement, office or attic, a self-storage unit can be a good solution. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to understand a storage facility’s policies before renting units.

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Driftwood Outdoors: There’s no right time for spring turkey success

A turkey gobbling his head off on the roost can excite a hunter like few other sights or sounds.

Plant now to enjoy next spring

It’s spring! The forsythias and redbuds have bloomed. The dogwoods, deutzias, spirea and serviceberry will follow.

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