Fulton Sun Local News


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Mokane man enjoys sharing his tractor hobby

“Lookers welcome.” Those were Mokane resident Harold Lehman’s parting words after giving a tour of the collection of antique tractors that line his driveway.

Fulton man, federal law enforcement officer, to appear in court for assault case involving minor

A Fulton man who works as a federal law enforcement officer is scheduled to appear in court July 29 on an assault charge in an incident involving a minor.

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Interest in flowers, plants still budding decades later for Fulton green thumbs

Betty Hardin’s face illuminated as she walked by the hydrangeas, hibiscuses and other flowers in the horticulture exhibit of the Fulton Garden Club’s “Back to Gardening: Show Me” flower show, which marked its 28th year.

Holts Summit votes to support sales tax vetoes

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen passed a resolution at its July 14 meeting showing support of Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of sales tax-related bills.

Third annual event to help students start school year ‘the right way’

Callaway County businesses and civic organizations plan to send area students to school with everything they need during SERVE Inc.’s third annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday.

Fulton’s First Presbyterian named in lawsuit

A local church has been named one of the defendants in a lawsuit that also includes Jack Wayne Rogers, accusing Rogers of sexually assaulting the plaintiff when he was a child in 2000.

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Westminster professor sheds light on veterans benefits with new book

Westminster College history professor Mark Boulton teaches history so that — as the saying goes — the major political downfalls won’t repeat themselves. While working on his dissertation in the early 2000s, Boulton realized that politicians throughout America’s history have not taken that phrase as close to heart.

Auxvasse aldermen question feasibility of no kill shelter

Two local residents concerned about the number of animals running through the city have approached the board of aldermen about the possibility of starting up a volunteer-run, no-kill shelter.

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Certain summer projects still in delay while others progress on schedule

Large-scale equipment, hard hats and orange signs have signaled this summer that the City of Fulton is under construction.

Fulton City Council holds off on resolution supporting Nixon's vetoes

The Fulton City Council tabled a resolution Tuesday night showing support of Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of sales tax-related bills that could potentially cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars based on two different estimates.

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Fulton crews clean up 25 gallons of gas spilled at Break Time

Fulton firefighters and city of Fulton employees cleaned up about 25 gallons of gasoline, flushing 10,000 gallons of water through the storm water drainage system after a spill Tuesday morning at Break Time at Fourth Street and Westminster Avenue.

Kingdom City Post Office robbery suspect in federal custody

A suspect in the Kingdom City Post Office robbery is in federal custody.

Callaway County Fair scheduled for July 29-August 2

The 37th Annual Kingdom of Callaway County Fair is set to take place from Tuesday, July 29 to Saturday, August 2. A new company will be providing festivities this year.

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Area man raises funds for nephew’s medical bills via festive motorcycle ride

When Jamie Cox decided to help pay for his nephew’s medical bills, he didn’t know he’d be dressing for the occasion.

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Construction of new road near North Callaway in Kingdom City continues behind schedule

The construction of a new road near North Callaway High School icontinues, but MoDOT employees say it is behind schedule.