Fulton Sun Local News


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Fulton ULMA racer anticipates top 5 finish, Rookie of the Year award

Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Hodges never thought he’d cross victory lane when he started racing late dirt model cars this year for the United Late Model Association (ULMA).

Appeals court upholds Plunkett conviction

Three-judge panel rejects Plunkett's arguments that Callaway County Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler wrongly admitted financial records into the 2014 jury trial.

Ambulance Board appoints new member, discusses July report

A new board member was appointed to the Callaway County Ambulance District’s Board of Directors Tuesday evening.

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New sandbox ready for Fulton Preschool

Fulton Preschool students will be playing in a box of sandy fun when school starts Aug. 27–28.

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Shooting jolts quiet afternoon in Fulton subdivision

Monday shooting in Fulton subdivision leaves one person injured; police arrest suspect. See online video with this report.

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Community comes together for families of Holts Summit teens

The Holts Summit community gathered together Saturday for a fundraiser to support the families of three teenage girls who were killed in a car accident on August 1.

13th Judicial Circuit Court to receive award

The 13th Judicial Circuit Court will be recognized Tuesday at 4 p.m. during an award ceremony at the Callaway County Courthouse.

Lower Missouri River flooding ends, focus shifts to repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has declared an end to flooding problems on the lower Missouri River and is beginning to assess what repairs will be needed.

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Kiwanis helps out at Soup Kitchen

The Fulton Kiwanis club volunteered for the first time at the Fulton Soup Kitchen Thursday night.

New Bloomfield board tables 2015 tax rates

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen tabled two decisions and granted the Police Department an additional $500 for a new vehicle at its meeting Thursday night.

Senior living development supported by Holts Summit aldermen

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen approved a resolution of support Monday for MACO Development Company, LLC’s proposed development site to build a senior living community.

National security now college major at Westminster

Westminster College is adding a new major this upcoming academic term for students interested in pursuing a security-related career.

South Callaway School Board discusses more construction

The South Callaway School Board discussed adding an addendum onto the football field facility updates the school is currently improving at its regular meeting Wednesday.

Fulton board moves ahead with effort to add sports

The Fulton Board of Education made the motion to move forward in favor of a District Title IX Athletic Committee recommendation that would add seventh and eighth grade girls’ softball and seventh and eighth grade wrestling in the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Historical Fulton home damaged in fire

A house fire in a historical property at 817 Court Street started early this morning and, although no injuries were reported, the house has received extensive damage.