Fulton Sun Breaking News


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Zimmerman cleared in shooting of Trayvon Martin (VIDEO)

Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

Woman pleads guilty to embezzling in Fulton

A Columbia woman admits that she conducted a mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme that cost a Fulton business more than a half million dollars.

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Fulton banker, civic leader John Harris dies

The Fulton community lost a longtime supporter Thursday. Community banker, activist and philanthropist John C. Harris died Thursday morning at the age of 96.

Miller County prosecutor files murder, other charges

Miller County Prosecutor Matt Howard filed a murder charge Sunday against an Iberia man whose home address is the same as the home where Macala Shelton, 13, last was seen Friday night.

City to replace motor in oxidation ditch by Wednesday

The culprit in the case of a foul odor many residents in Fulton have noticed Friday has been identified.

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UPDATED ROAD CLOSURE LIST: Water shuts down Fulton, Callaway County roads

City workers and police have closed roads in Fulton today, May 31, because of too much water on the road.

Tornado watch in effect for Callaway County until 8 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Callaway County. The watch also includes the Central Missouri counties of Cole, Boone, Gasconade, Moniteau, Montgomery, Audrain, and Osage.

Tornado watch in effect for Callaway County until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Callaway County and several other central and northern Missouri counties until 10 p.m.

Authorities advise Callaway County travelers to be cautious near flooded roads

Memorial Day travelers are advised to be cautious along low-water bridges and several areas along U.S. 54 after a storm dumped heavy rains on Callaway County Monday afternoon.

Hurt remains undefeated, reaches Class 1 semifinals

SPRINGFIELD — Josh Hurt is still perfect, and is now in a position that no Fulton tennis player has ever been in before.

T-Birds down Montgomery County in Class 3, District 8 opener

North Callaway senior shortstop Justin Murphy hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel No. 3 seed North Callaway over No. 6 Montgomery County 10-9 in the first round of the Class 3, District 8 tournament on Saturday. Junior Chance Kee got the win on the mound, throwing an inning of relief striking out one and walking one. With the victory, the T-Birds will play No. 2 Wright City in the district semifinals at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. Results of the game were received after press time Saturday afternoon.

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Accident on 54 leaves two injured, one in serious condition

Westbound traffic on US-54 was brought to a halt Monday afternoon when an accident involving a motor grader left a motorist and his passenger injured.

Portions of Callaway 2 Water District under voluntary boil advisory

Due to a leak in a water main, the Callaway 2 Water District has issued a voluntary boil advisory for portions of their service area.

Fulton woman hurt in U.S. 54 collision

An 85-year-old Fulton woman, Frances Dungan, was hospitalized Saturday morning after the car she was driving was hit in the side when she was attempting to cross U.S. 54 in Fulton.

Three injured Tuesday at Callaway nuclear plant

Three employees at the Callaway Energy Center were injured Tuesday evening while working in the switch yard area of the plant.