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Ameren, Westinghouse form nuclear alliance

Ameren Missouri announced Thursday it has entered into an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company to exclusively support Westinghouse’s application for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Small Modular Reactors (SMR) investment funds of up to $452 million.

New study: Consumers highly engaged with newspaper media content across platforms

Arlington, Va.–A new study shows that in an average week, 74% of all Internet users rely on local newspaper media – digital as well as print – as key sources of news and information, and are engaging with their local newspaper across multiple platforms.

Fulton OKs building luxury hangars at airport

The Elton Hensley Memorial Airport may soon see more traffic thanks to a plan approved by the Fulton City Council Tuesday night. After swearing in newly-elected council members Lindsey Pace, Steve Moore, Mike West and Mary Rehklau, the council heard a presentation by developer Bob Moreland.

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McDonald’s in Fulton closes

Restaurant to be rebuilt with reopening set July 1

The McDonald’s Restaurant on Business 54 South in Fulton closed on Saturday afternoon to prepare for demolition of the current building on Wednesday.

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It's not the last call for Tif's

Becoming the general manager of Tif's Ugly Mug following his graduation from William Woods in 2008, Brandon Tiefenauer is looking for new opportunities for the only bar on East 5th street. “I enjoy Fulton, business is good here …” Tiefenauer said. Serving food once again, Tiefenauer added “we have a full-menu kitchen open till 1 a.m. … we are trying to give people a place to relax.”

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Area officials discuss pending utility changes

Leaders of several area municipalities gathered in Fulton Tuesday night to hear a presentation from the Missouri Public Utility Alliance on the costs of operating utilities and the impact pending EPA/DNR regulations will have on those costs.

Ameren Missouri seeks 20-year reactor extension

During a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) public hearing Wednesday in Fulton, two people spoke in favor of a nuclear reactor license renewal and two were opposed.

Fulton officials make city government more accessible

Fulton residents can watch live online tonight as the Fulton City Council receives an update on some recent technological advances for the city — including a new website where citizens can watch streaming video of Fulton Area Community Television.

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Workforce professionals tour ‘The Way We Worked’ exhibit

Central Missouri workforce development professionals visited the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition “The Way We Worked,” at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton.

Low demand causes Callaway Hospital to close OB unit, clinic

There will be no more babies delivered at Callaway Community Hospital after March 9. On that day, the hospital will close both the obstetrics (OB) unit at the hospital and the obstetrics clinic that is part of Fulton Medical Clinic.

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Developer: Construction of Fulton biodiesel plant could begin this spring

After four years of planning, setbacks and more planning, the developer of the proposed Fulton biodiesel plant told the council construction could begin “within the next two or three months.”

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Finally Tammy’s closes doors

After almost two years of serving up daily specials like homemade lasagna, fried chicken and hamburgers and satisfying local sweet teeth with homemade pie and a smile, the owners of Finally Tammy’s have been forced to close their doors for financial reasons.

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UW campaign still short of goal

The $242,220.33 raised so far through the Callaway County United Way’s 2011 fall campaign will be used to feed hungry families at the SERVE Food Pantry, provide educational opportunities at the Fulton Head Start and provide counseling and resources for abused women and children at the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence and a host of other valuable services in 2012.

Ameren Missouri seeks 14.6 percent rate hike

Customers of Ameren Missouri would see their average monthly electric bills rise about $14 under a rate increase proposal filed Friday.

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FADC banquet to focus on ‘The Way We Will Work’

The Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce put its focus on the way Callaway has worked in the past during its recent banquet.