Fulton Sun Local News


Holts Summit approves 5-year contract for trash service

After about a year and a half of seeking input and discussion, the City of Holts Summit signed an agreement with Republic Services, previously Allied Waste, for residential trash service last week. The city began working with Republic Services on a contract for trash service in an effort to solve a littering and illegal dumping problem in the city.

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Environmental group appeals Callaway nuclear plant's license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment filed an appeal to the NRC's decision to grant the Callaway Energy Center a license extension

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month. Click for an updated story and to view the documents related to the appeal.

Missouri Coalition for the Environment appeals Callaway Energy Center recent license extension

Environmental group challenges Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Continued Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel Rule

Today, the Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to the Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month.

Auxvasse lifts boil order

The city of Auxvasse has canceled its boil advisory that started noon Monday.

Callaway County Ambulance District Board funds wellness program for its employees

By a majority vote of 4-1 Tuesday night, the Callaway County Ambulance Board approved funding for a wellness program in the hopes of improving health of Callaway County Ambulance District employees.

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Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary preps for Monday’s card party fundraiser

Organization hopes to raise more money than last year

The Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary scholarship committee meets this week to decide who its 2015 scholarship recipients will be and the group is gearing up for its annual spring card party, which funds its scholarships.

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'Spoon River Anthology' opens at William Woods University

Spoon River Anthology” is based upon a collection of short poems, which share the epitaphs of residents in the small town of Spoon River, Illinois during the turn of the 20th Century. Click to see photos from the play's rehearsal.

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Bartley kindergarten educator named Fulton Public Schools Teacher of the Year

Tears flowed almost instantly down Robyn Frame’s face after Fulton Public Schools Superintendent Jacque Cowherd announced Frame as the Teacher of the Year on Wednesday during the district’s annual End of the Year Gathering.

Coalition changes tactics in clean energy effort

The Sierra Club and more than 20 other Missouri organizations will band together to form the Missouri Clean Energy Coalition, environmental activists announced Wednesday during an Earth Day rally in the Capitol Rotunda.

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Forsythes say farewell to Fulton

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe and Westminster First Lady Jane Forsythe hosted the Fulton and Callaway County community Tuesday as an opportunity to say farewell to the place they’ve called home for a decade. Click to see photos.

Accident on US 54 involved woman driving moped

An accident involving a moped on U.S. Highway 54 occurred Tuesday night.

Accident at US 54, I-70 leaves Mexico man with serious injuries

A traffic accident on U.S. Highway 54 near I-70 left a Mexico man with serious injuries Monday night.

I-70 accident ejects two from vehicle, injuries six total

A one-vehicle traffic accident on westbound I-70 today involved six people, two of which were ejected from their vehicles.

Two serious accidents in Callaway County

A Holts Summit woman was treated for serious injuries after a two vehicle crash Tuesday night in Callaway County.

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Fulton rolls out online electrical usage tracking system

The City of Fulton launched its new website today, which will allow utility customers to track their electricity usage and costs.