Fulton Sun Local News


Fulton firefighters to deliver pizza orders by fire truck

The National Fire Protection Association is partnering with national chain Domino’s and the Fulton Fire Department to provide some residents with a unique delivery experience while promoting fire safety this week.

City of Fulton holds appreciation day for Public Power Week.

The City of Fulton will host festivities Oct. 7 to celebrate Public Power Week.

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Presbyterian Manor residents help Case for Smiles

Residents of Fulton Presbyterian Manor helped Ryan’s Case for Smiles by adding informational cards to pillow case bags Monday.

County beekeepers fret about bee mortality

Bee mortality is an issue across the country, but there is yet a consensus as to the problem.

Tai Chi classes attracting area seniors for health benefits

To the sounds of an Asian flute and gentle wateralls, Callaway County seniors practice the ancient martial arts form known as Tai Chi every Monday and Friday morning at the Callaway Senior Center.

Birds see release back into wild at Hatton-McCredie

Seven raptors were released back into the wild at Hatton-McCredie Elementary for the first time during the past week.

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New Brick District Playhouse

Mayor LeRoy Benton presents John Bell and Gayla Dunn with a check for the new Brick District Playhouse Friday. The check, which was written out for $5,062, was the generated from the annual Mayor’s Cup golf tournament. The plan is to use the playhouse as a venue for concerts, comedy acts and theatrical productions. A café will open in front at the beginning of October.

YMCA classes on Saturday will also help SERVE, Inc.

The YMCA of Callaway County is offering free Y-Fit classes Saturday morning and encouraging attendees to bring items that will be collected for SERVE, Inc.

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Community groups pool efforts to help CARDV

The Fulton Rotary Club offered a helping hand to the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence as October marks Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Women in Agriculture set for conference Nov. 6

“During the research we did with the 2010 census, we recognized that there is a higher number of female managers and owner/operators in the agriculture business than we historically thought,” said Marcia Shannon.

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Council considers taxes, but none for raises

The Fulton City Council meeting Tuesday evening addressed implementing new city taxes for parks & recreation, storm water, and capital public safety.

Three persons arrested in Holts Summit drug bust

Three were arrested in Holts Summit following a narcotics related search warrant Tuesday.

Early season rains dampen farmer market sales

Due to heavy, early season rains, regulars to the Fulton Farmers’ Market may have noticed a drop in produce availability this year. The result, in turn, is that growers are seeing a loss in profits.

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Homecoming week at FHS

Fulton High School is celebrating Homecoming Week with the annual parade and football game happening Friday. The 2015 Homecoming Queen and King will also be named. The 2015 candidates are (from left) Trenton Clines, Madi Tobias, Travis Dean, Rylea Troesser, Hillary Fry, John Burch, Madison Dreste, and Clayton Bristol.

Council questions fire chief, decry negativity

Following the comments from firefighter supporters at Tuesday’s city council meeting, the tension inside the council chambers continued to intensify.