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South Callaway FFA celebrates holidays with game night, toy drive

South Callaway FFA held a game night Wednesday. Every FFA member who attended the game night donated either a toy or money for a toy as part of the group’s toy drive. Click to see photos.

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NRC puts Callaway Energy Center license renewal on hold

Ameren Missouri had expected to hear NRC's decision by end of December

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center won’t have a final decision regarding its license renewal application from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) this month as it originally expected. Click to read why the NRC put its decision on hold.

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Rwanda partnership offers alternative gift options

“‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” —Acts 20:35. The Rwanda Community Partnership is once again offering Callaway County residents the opportunity to give both blessings to their friends and loved ones this year, with an array of alternative gift options to benefit projects in Callaway’s sister community of Kibungo, Rwanda.

Fulton council approves spending for sewer upgrades

Fire union, city come to pay agreement

Anticipated improvements to the city of Fulton’s sewer system moved forward at Tuesday night’s city council meeting with the approval of two resolutions granting funding for the manhole and sewer lining projects. The Fulton City Council accepted the bid of $542,930 from low-bidder Utility Solutions, Inc. — a Kansas City, Kansas based company— for the 2014 Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Project.

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Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advance, receive merit badges

Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advanced in rank and received merit badges at a Court of Honor ceremony Monday night at the Scout Cabin in Fulton. Click to see photos.

Fulton Family Dollar robbed Sunday

Police looking for male suspect

The Family Dollar located at 4 East Third Street in Fulton reported an armed robbery just before 8 p.m. Sunday night, according to a Fulton Police Department press release. Read more details about the suspect.

Two arrested on drug-related charges Sunday

Two Fulton residents were arrested Sunday after Fulton Police conducted a narcotic search warrant on the 1400 block of Monroe Street at the home of Brent Teel, according to a Fulton Police press release.

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‘Jumping is the most thrilling experience of your life’

Fulton veteran recalls getting into paratroopers, Japan occupation

Growing up, Jay Karr’s neighbor — University of Iowa football star Nile Kinnick — was his hero. So when the Heisman Trophy winner and All-American enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1941 to become a fighter pilot, Karr wanted nothing more than to follow in his footsteps. “I wanted to do everything he did,” Karr said. As soon as he turned 18 in 1944, Karr attempted to follow in Kinnick’s footsteps.

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Young businesswoman opens Fulton resale shop

Alicia Wood caught the bargain bug early on in life. As a young girl, the enterpeneur and her mother — Randolyn Miller of Danville, Ill. — would shop at thrift stores and flea markets searching for deals. The rush stuck throughout her life and has now carried into a business venture.

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Fulton Fire, Police and state fire marshal deem Vine Street fire as 'intentional' after investigation

The Fulton Fire Department, Fulton Police Department and state fire marshal have determined a structural fire in Fulton Friday was set intentionally.

WWU holds December graduation ceremony Saturday

The university will hold its December commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in Cutlip Auditorium.

VFW to host reception for essay contest winners

Winners of the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests will be announced during a special reception at Fulton VFW Post 2657 Sunday.

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Fulton Soup Kitchen sees change in leadership

After more than 15 years as a volunteer and leader, Anne Erbschloe has stepped down as president of the Fulton Soup Kitchen.

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Candy decor: FEC students decorate gingerbread houses

Fulton Education Center made gingerbread houses Thursday afternoon to celebrate the holidays. Click to see photos.

Writing, science priorities for Bartley School

It was Bartley Elementary School’s turn to share its building goals for the year during Wednesday night’s Fulton School Board meeting. Principal Connie Epperson shared five SMART goals and the strategies Bartley staff have been using to help achieve them.

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