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Bike MS ride to come through Callaway County on Sunday

The Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway fundraiser ride will be coming through Callaway County on Sunday, including a lunch stop at Memorial Park in Fulton.

Man suspected of murdering 6-year-old Fulton boy facing additional charges

Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wilson also files motion to deny bail

Judge Carol England today ruled "no bond" for Scottie Willet, the man suspected of murdering Dayne Hathman, 6, of Fulton.

Former Fulton employee files complaint with human rights commission

A former city of Fulton employee whose position was eliminated after Mayor LeRoy Benton announced plans to scale back enforcement of downtown parking said she has filed a discrimination complaint with the state Commission on Human Rights.

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Callaway Energy Center to perform routine-water tests more often

NRC requires plant to test area-water quarterly, plant increases to monthly tests

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center is increasing how often it performs routine water tests in the area. This decision comes about a month after the plant reported contaminated water in a monitoring well near the plant’s cooling tower on site. The chemical levels in the water were higher than EPA drinking water standards.

Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce to mark 90 years at Town and Country dinner

vent organizers say annual affair to include several surprises

The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center’s 24th-annual Town and Country Dinner will focus on the chamber’s 90 years of service to the community.

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Rowin’ on the river

Fulton man finishes Missouri 340 endurance race

Gabe Craighead likes to challenge himself. So it was no surprise that when Craighead heard about the Missouri River 340 endurance race eight years ago, he made a mental note that he’d like to try that someday.

Lineup for Westminster symposium to include executives with ‘Woodstock’ and ‘The Laramie Project’

Discussion panel on recent events in Ferguson added as follow-up event

Featured speakers for Westminster College’s ninth Hancock Symposium Sept. 16 and 17 will include the producer of “Woodstock: The Movie” and the creator of “The Laramie Project,” the school has announced.

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WWU professor discusses ‘Boys in the Boat’ One Read book, her time on college rowing team

William Woods University professor Linda Davis shared her victories and defeats as a member of the University of Nebraska rowing team Tuesday during a presentation. She related her experiences to those of characters in the Daniel Boone Regional Library's One Read book, "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics."

Federal trial scheduled for man arrested in New Bloomfield

Trial is set for November for Jeremy Traxler, a man who was arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges last month.

Man arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges has arraignment Sept. 2

Jeremy Traxler, a man who a federal grand jury recently indicted following his arrest in New Bloomfield, has an arraignment scheduled for Sept. 2. After Traxler enters a plea, his case can be set for trial.

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Fulton VFW Post 2657 celebrates Labor Day, raises money for veterans

The Fulton VFW held a Labor Day Picnic from 1 -4 p.m. on Monday. Fulton VFW holds several events throughout the year, with all proceeds benefitting veterans.

Court records show murder suspect used stolen handgun

The man who admitted to the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old Fulton boy used a stolen handgun, according to court records.

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Fulton's new assistant director of administration takes over position

Jerry Sorte begins day two of his role as Fulton’s assistant director of administration today. He and his family — a wife and two young children — traveled more than 2,000 miles from Salem, Oregon to Fulton so Sorte could take over the position.

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Law enforcement gives information on death of young boy, murder suspect

A man living with a mother and son in Fulton admitted to authorities that he shot the son, 6-year-old Dayne Hathman, multiple times early Thursday morning.

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Callaway County Sheriff's Office releases details on death of 6-year-old Fulton boy

Fulton schools confirm child was a student

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a suspect is in custody for the death of 6-year-old in Callaway County.