Education - Fulton


Governor signs Missouri building bond measure

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation authorizing additional bonding for state buildings. But Nixon's budget director says there are no plans to actually issue those bonds.

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Callaway youth share love for 4H in pageant

The 2014 Callaway County Youth Expo kicked off Wednesday morning featuring some of the best and brightest young Callawegians the annual pageant.

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Hog heaven: Callaway-area youth compete in swine show today

Theodore Roosevelt’s famous foreign policy to “speak softly and carry a big stick” might not be the motto for Callaway County youth. For those in the swine show today at the Callaway Youth Expo, it’s the opposite — speak loudly and carry a small stick.

Kingdom City trustees approve budget with surplus

The Trustees of the Village of Kingdom City approved a budget Tuesday night that Municipal Manager Curt Warfield said “looks better than ever.”

Kingdom Telephone uses to get fiber-optic internet through Columbia-based Bluebird Network

Kingdom Telephone customers will have the option of faster connection to the Internet. Bluebird Network — an internet service provider Kingdom Telephone has a financial stake in — completed the process of laying down 1,300 route miles of fiber optics to its existing network, 38.79 of which are in the area of Kingdom Telephone users.

Koster announces support for ‘Right to Farm’ amendment

Nixon says he’s leaning against the amendment

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said Wednesday he supports the “Right to Farm” amendment that voters will decide on next month.

Mothers’ support group coming to Callaway

Callaway County mothers of small children will have a new support system this fall. Starting Sept. 24, Central Christian Church in Fulton will host a local chapter of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), with meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month.

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Fulton City Council approves Rock Barn bid

Fulton men plan to preserve barn, grow grapes for local wineries

Two local men plan to transform the historic rock barn previously on the Fulton State Hospital campus into a vineyard within the next couple years.

Auxvasse Fire Department to host music festival fundraiser

The Auxvasse Fire Department is hoping to make the town an entertainment hot spot yet again.

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Sixth Fulton Triathlon to take place on Saturday

The sixth annual Fulton Triathlon has 30 participants and two teams so far and is looking for more entrants.

Callaway Electric works to restore power after storm

Callaway Electric Cooperative expects all its members to have power restored by nightfall at the latest.

Gastler case reassigned to District II judge, change of venue scheduled for Aug. 4

A court hearing for the murder trial of Jake Gastler took place Monday morning.

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Fulton woman's 'barn' quilt makes nods to passions of late husband, self

Bernice Oliver combined her love of quilting with her late husband’s affinity for beekeeping to produce a new addition to her garage.

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Funeral procession for veteran Gordon Groves draws large crowd to pay respects

Kingdom Telephone Company honored the late Gordon Groves in a funeral procession on July 2.

Fry, McDaniel lead Fins in home meet

Hillary Fry and Mackenzie McDaniel won blue ribbons in all of their events for the Fulton Fins in their home meet July 2 at Oestreich Municipal Pool.