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Wilkerson denied candidacy in Auxvasse race

Judge rules write-in alderman hopeful owes city utility payments, ineligible for office

Jerry Wilkerson, the Auxvasse man who hoped to land on the Board of Aldermen there by write-in vote, was found ineligible for office by 13th Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler due to unpaid utility fees in a special hearing 10 a.m. today at the Callaway County Courthouse.

Judge deliberating on Wilkerson case

After about an hour and a half of deliberation, Judge Gary Oxenhandler has retired to his chambers to render a decision on Jerry Wilkerson's eligibility as a write-in candidate for the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen.

Eureka State Rep. argues against Right-To-Work at Westminster College

Michael Frame offers counterpoints to Peter Kinder, who visited Fulton school last week

Days after Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s Right-to-Work presentation at Westminster College, State Rep. Michael Frame visited the school to provide perspective from the other end of the political spectrum.

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Found in Fulton

German-born brothers reunited after 60-year separation

After six decades of separation, two brothers’ journeys for their biological families ended Monday.

Callaway Sheriff’s deputies arrest Jefferson City man on drug, stealing charges

A Jefferson City man was arrested in the Mark Twain National Forest west of Fulton on a number of drug and stealing charges Saturday.

South Callaway Fire Board asks voters for two more members

Voters in southern Callaway County will be asked to help bolster the South Callaway Fire Protection District board today.

Callaway Preps

Echelmeier, Hornets top Marshall 6-3

Fulton senior pitcher Tyler Echelmeier kept his team in the game with his arm, then used his bat to assure his team its fifth-straight victory. Echelmeier drove in the game-winning run in the fifth inning as the Hornets topped the Marshall Owls 6-3 in North Central Missouri Conference play on Monday night at the high school athletic complex.

Callaway Colleges

Blue Jays' offense erupts in SLIAC wins over Eureka

EUREKA, Ill. — The Westminster offense kicked it into high gear and closed out its St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series against the Red Devils in style. The Blue Jays pounded out 15 hits as they blasted Eureka 15-2 in seven innings to close out the conference set on Sunday. Westminster (11-6, 5-4) split a doubleheader with the Red Devils on Saturday, prevailing in the nightcap 16-5 while dropping the opening game 4-3.

JC child found safe in Atlanta

Jefferson City police issued an endangered person advisory Sunday night for a two-year-old child.

Endangered Person Advisory issued for missing JC child

Jefferson City police issued an endangered person advisory Sunday night for a two-year old child.

Auxvasse Board of Alderman candidates consider plans for future

Candidates — despite pending eligibility — respond to questions prepared by the Fulton Sun in light of Tuesday's election.

Auxvasse Board of Aldermen hopeful Jerry Wilkerson’s candidacy in question

Board of Aldermen hopeful Jerry Wilkerson has been disqualified, but he has not given up hope.

OUR OPINION: Don’t let ‘cry wolf’ syndrome bite you later

We live in tornado alley, but sometimes it can feel like we’re on the side street next to the alley. The sirens sound, the TV meteorologists tell us to take cover, then nothing happens.

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Millersburg preschool community unites, celebrates milestone

As kind words and praise continued for Sherri Griffin, founder of Millersburg Preschool, on Saturday during the preschool’s 30th anniversary celebration, she couldn’t hold back the tears.

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Peter Kinder touts support of Right-to-Work during Westminster College visit

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder put forth a bleak picture of Missouri's economy if Right-to-Work legislation doesn't pass during a recent visit to Westminster College. A Democratic representative will present opposition on the subject at the college Monday.