Fulton Sun Local News


Holts Summit tables final decision on trash bill for third time

City Administrator: current process for dealing with trash problem ‘not working’

City leaders first started talking about ways to slow the litter and illegal dumping in town last October. Last night, the Holts Summit Board of Aldermen again tabled a final decision on Allied Waste Service’s proposal regarding trash pickup in the city.

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Ameren Missouri’s Callaway plant undergoes one of its largest maintenance outages in plant history

Plant to replace its original reactor vessel head from 1984

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center started a planned refueling and maintenance outage on Saturday, Oct. 11. Ameren customers’ service will not be affected by the planned outage, according to an Ameren press release.

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Taking the reins: WWU alumna, Fulton teacher opens Anderson Equestrian Center

Katy Anderson first started riding horses when she was five years old and said she always wanted to do something to help others enjoy horses as much as she has. She recently started a new business — Anderson Equestrian Center, LLC — that boards horses and teaches riding lessons.

Holts Summit continues discussion of city’s trash problem, wants ‘broader’ input from residents

October Board of Aldermen meeting will discuss ordinance that would require trash service in the city

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen has a potential contract with Allied Waste Services on its agenda again, with another request to table a final decision. The board of aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Board of Aldermen Meeting Room.

New Bloomfield hires additional reserve police officer

New Bloomfield hired Wesley Allee, of Jefferson City, as a reserve police officer at the city’s Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday night. Allee has experience as a police officer in Holts Summit.

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U.S. House District 3 Representative comments on proposed change to the definition of waters of the U.S.

Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer said he worried that the EPA’s proposed change to the definition of waters of the U.S. could prevent municipalities from doing their jobs efficiently.

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House District 43 State Representative candidate says focus should be on economy, comments on Amendment 3

At Thursday night’s candidate forum, Ed Lockwood, the Democratic candidate running for House District 43 State Representative — said the key issue right now is the economy and jobs.

Riddle, Schieffer discuss state issues at candidate forum

Missouri’s Senate District 10 race has pitted two veteran House legislators — Jeanie Riddle and Ed Schieffer — against one another.

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Autumn on the Bricks showcases local crafts, food and drink

This year’s "Autumn on the Bricks" was the first of its kind, and featured area wineries and artisan food.

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Fulton celebrates homecoming

Fulton Public Schools and people in the community gathered this weekend to celebrate homecoming with a parade, football game and coronation.

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Fulton State Hospital draft designs unveiled

Design team draws inspiration from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, will meet with employees

Project managers of the new $2.11 million Fulton State Hospital updated the Missouri Mental Health Commission on Thursday during its regular meeting with details of the new mental health facility.

VisionArts Eyecare Center holds ninth annual second sight friends fundraiser today

The ninth annual second sight friends fundraiser is today.

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Fulton High School Marching Band prepares for homecoming, competition

Fulton High School's marching band began rehearsal at 7 a.m. Thursday to get ready for Friday night's homecoming game and a weekend competition.

Candidates for Commissioner, House District 43 comment on CAFO's at forum

At Thursday night’s candidate forum, candidates gave their views on the potential Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) coming to Kingdom City

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Callaway County Presiding Commissioner candidates debate local issues at forum

Callaway County Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann-R, and his challenger, Janet Gruer-D, debated local issues in the county at Thursday night’s candidate forum at Fulton City Hall.