Fulton Sun Local News


Holts Summit advances negotiations for trash service

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen saw a counter offer of a potential waste service provider contract for the city at its meeting Monday night. Read more about the counter offer and how it compares to the city's original proposed contract.

Missouri Department of Transportation awards funding to Holts Summit, two other cities

Award recipients for TAP and TEAP programs announced

The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) and the Transportation Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP) award to three cities — including Holts Summit, according to a press release.

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The taste of sweet success

Local woman shares passion for baking, cooking with business

Life is sweet for Cherie Rutter. The owner of Cherie’s Cake Boutique and Tea Room in Millersburg has lived much of her life in the kitchen, experimenting with this or that. In her preteen years she started baking cookies and pies, and she has fond memories of her father baking birthday cakes.

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Holts Summit Police investigates case involving explosive device

HOLTS SUMMIT — Holts Summit police launched an investigation Saturday after an explosive device was discovered inside a mailbox that morning. An elderly woman called Callaway Joint Communications around 10 a.m. after finding the device inside her mailbox located in the 200 block of Venus Street in Holts Summit, according to Sgt. Marc Haycook with the Holts Summit Police Department.

Settlement offered for red-light camera tickets in Missouri

Nearly 900,000 people who paid fines for red-light camera tickets in Missouri can apply for partial refunds under a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit.

North Callaway bonds available to local investors

Local backers now have the opportunity to invest in the North Callaway R-I Schools. According to a press release, the district’s board of education has instructed its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart and Company of St. Louis, to make the $6 million general obligation bond issue available to local individual and institutional investors.

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Annual chamber banquet honors community leaders

Four community members received awards at the chamber banquet Thursday night at Westminster College. Read about the award recipients.

Wednesday night fire damages mobile home, injures firefighter

A Wednesday night fire damaged a mobile home in Calwood and left a firefighter injured.

New judge in case against Moniteau Co. prosecutor

A new judge will hear the case against a mid-Missouri county prosecutor charged with drunken driving in an accident that injured four people when he reportedly backed his truck into a Columbia bar.

New Bloomfield School Board discusses facility repairs wish list

Board will vote on whether or not to put bond issue on spring ballot next week

The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education discussed the district’s facility repairs wish list at its work session Wednesday. At its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, the board will decide if it wants to put a $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue on the spring ballot to fund repairs.

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Land of make believe

Fulton School District holds Disney Day during spirit week

This week is spirit week for the Fulton district, pumping up students, staff and faculty for the winter homecoming basketball games against Mexico on Friday night. Wednesday was Disney Day. Click to see photos.

William Woods sponsors art competition, show for high school students

William Woods University’s art department is offering area high school students the opportunity to be showcased at the college’s “Emerging Talent High School Show.”

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Union Hill Baptist Church hosts boys, girls basketball league

The church is holding its annual instructional basketball league now through Feb. 28 for third through fifth grade boys and girls. Children can sign up through Jan. 20.

Two New Bloomfield school board members re-file for their seats

Two members of the New Bloomfield R-III Schools Board of Education have re-filed for their seats. The terms for School Board of Education President Terri Sweeten and member Russ Weyland are both up this April, meaning there are two positions open for three-year terms.

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Well Read turns to new chapter

Fulton bookstore moves across Court street to new location

The bookstore, which has been located at 519 Court Street for more than two years, is moving across the street to a smaller location at 530 Court Street. Click to read why the store decided to move.