Fulton Sun Local News


The Hunts folk band to play at WWU Wednesday

The Hunts, an alternative folk band, will perform at 6 p.m. at William Woods University’s Cutlip Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Read more about the band.

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Rock Garden Antique Barn holds fall festival

Rock Garden Antique Barn held its second annual fall festival. Click to see photos.

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It’s 11:11, Make a Wish

WWU’s Chi Omega holds Wish Walk 5K to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation

William Woods University Chi Omega sorority’s held its third annual Wish Walk 5K Saturday. Click for photos and to read more.

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Cars collide: Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash

Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash with a figure 8 competition. Click to see photos from the event.

Fulton fall cleanup week starts Monday

Fulton’s fall cleanup begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, Oct. 24. Read more about what the city can and can't pickup.

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Missing Columbia man found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek

A Columbia man, who had been reported missing, was found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek just before 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.

Fulton High School to aim intervention for at-risk students

Principal Jason Whitt said Fulton High School staff have been working hard to analyze performance data to come up with a plan for helping students succeed in the classroom, on state assessments and beyond.

New Bloomfield R-III School Board discusses 80/20 grading policy

The elementary school adopted the policy this school year, the middle/high school has been using it for 4 years

New Bloomfield R-III elementary school has been approaching grading differently this year. The school instituted an 80/20 grading policy — the same grading policy the district’s middle/high school switched to four years ago. Click to learn more about the 80/20 formula.

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Callaway County teachers receive classroom items through U.S. Cellular grant

Classrooms at Bartley Elementary School in Fulton and North Elementary School in Holts Summit use grant money on books, technology

Click to read how Holly Schaefer, kindergarten teacher at North Elementary School in Holts Summit, and Helen Jarvis, Bartley Elementary School teacher in Fulton, are using their U.S. Cellular grant funds in the classroom.

Engineer assesses New Bloomfield R-III facilities

District considers no-tax-increase bond issue to fund facility repairs

A mechanical engineer was at the New Bloomfield R-III School District this week to assess its facilities. The district is considering a no-tax-increase bond issue in the spring to fund facility repairs.

False Ebola report investigated in Cole County

A report of someone having Ebola in Cole County turned out to be false and authorities and health officials believe they handled the situation well.

FADC makes annual funding request to city

The Fulton Area Development Corporation (FADC) has put forward its annual request for funding from the city of Fulton.

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Short Stop convenience store in Millersburg burglarized early this morning

The Short Stop convenience store in Millersburg was burglarized early this morning. Anyone with information related to this investigation can call the Callaway County Sheriff's Office or Crimestopper's. Click to read more about the suspect.

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Second graders’ birthday wish — a cure for CF

Young girls request donations instead of gifts at birthday party

The recent birthday party of sisters Natalie and Layla Underwood, 8, and their friend Madison Bright, 7, had typical features seen at a birthday party — a bounce house, trampoline and family and friends gathered in celebration.

Holts Summit receives grant, adds trail

The city of Holts Summit will be soliciting engineers to work on a recreational trail project in the city. Read more about the project.