Education - Fulton


Inmate at Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center dies

An inmate at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center died Thursday.

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Special training prepares Callaway schools for active shooters

Inside Room 206 on the second floor of Missouri School for the Deaf’s Wheeler Hall, Sgt. Shannon Jeffries gave teachers, cooks, residential advisers, administrators and other MSD employees instruction on how to fight an active shooter.

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Callaway man named to Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Rodney Garnett has been connected to agriculture-based organization since childhood

After a nearly-lifelong connection to the youth organization, Rodney Garnett of Holts Summit was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 9.

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Couple passes through Mokane on journey from LA to NY to raise awareness, money for homeless

Mike and Julie Pearson each push a cart piled high with boxes of their clothes, food and supplies across a bridge over Auxvasse Creek on the Katy Trail in southern Callaway County. The couple said they are walking across the country to share the love of God with the homeless and to raise enough money to start a ranch where the homeless can visit, live, work and worship.

William Woods alumnus helps design ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for new movie

Jared Krichevsky recently had the opportunity to achieve a childhood dream. The 2005 graduate of the William Woods University theater department worked on the team that designed the digital title characters for the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie.

Ameren: Contaminated water contained on site

Callaway nuclear plant continues to investigate cause of radioactive water, environmental group wants proof it hasn't seeped off site

Ameren Missouri is still investigating what caused elevated radioactive chemical levels in water in a monitoring well at its Callaway Energy Center in late July, but officials assured it has not affected the drinking water and insisted the only contamination is on the nuclear plant’s property.

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Fulton Hornets stay healthy, show defensive resolve at jamboree

Offense unable to produce any scoring ahead of opener at School of the Osage

Fulton Hornets head coach Pat Kelley had a full complement of offensive plays outlined when the team bus left for Friday night’s jamboree scrimmages. By the time the Hornets arrived, almost 50 percent of those had been scrapped.

JC man charged after pursuit in Callaway County

A Jefferson City man is facing numerous charges after leading authorities in a chase early Friday in Callaway County.

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New Bloomfield swears in new reserve police officer

Addison Watson will now serve as a reserve police officer for New Bloomfield. The police department is slotted for six officers but has only had three for several months. Click to read more about Watson.

Head-on collision kills New Bloomfield man, seriously injures two from Mokane

A New Bloomfield man died Thursday after a head-on collision, and two Mokane residents are in serious condition at an area hospital.

Fulton School Board sets tax levy, reflects on summer school

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education set the tax levy for 2014 (fiscal year 2015) at its meeting Wednesday night.

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Ameren still interested in nuclear

Past the razor wire and security checkpoints that guard Missouri’s first and only nuclear power plant, there’s an empty gravel lot where a second reactor was to have been built.

Holts Summit Alderman Jason Michael moves out of city limits, resigns

After serving on the Holts Summit Board of Alderman for six years, Alderman Jason Michael resigned from his seat as Alderman Ward I at the end of the board’s meeting on Monday night. Michael and his family moved outside of Holts Summit city limits, leading him to resign from his position, effective immediately.

New Bloomfield lowers property tax, sells 2 vacant lots

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen approved a lower property tax rate and approved selling two vacant lots in the city at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 14. Click to read more about the tax rate and who purchased the lot from the city.

Teachers can submit projects for U.S. Cellular ‘Calling All Teachers’ funding

U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers program is accepting project submissions. As of Aug. 11, teachers can request funding for projects at, a charity website.