Fulton Sun Local News


SERVE Adopt-a-Family still in need of help

With Christmas only three weeks away, SERVE’s annual Adopt-A-Family program is in need of some last-minute holiday help.

Transportation Safety Board: Fulton plane crash caused by engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board has completed its preliminary report on a Nov. 17 plane crash at Fulton’s Hensley Memorial Airport.

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Petition filed to delay Callaway Energy Center license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed a petition on Dec. 8 to intervene in the license renewal of Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center, according to MCE. The nuclear facility is expecting a decision from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on its application for a license renewal this month.

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Westminster College students, staff take the stress off

Westminster College's student government association, wellness center and peer health educators hosted stress relief activities including massages, make-your-own stress ball and make-you-own positive affirmation bracelet. Click to see photos.

Callaway Energy Center back online

Electrical problem traced to transformer cable, cause not yet found

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center is back online after an electrical problem caused a turbine trip and a reactor trip that shut the plant down on Dec. 2.

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Casey's convenience store reports armed robbery

Police looking for suspect

Casey's convenience store on north Business 54 reported an armed robbery to Fulton Police early Tuesday morning, according to a Fulton Police press release.

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WWU students take a trip down Broadway

First Impressions show choir musical incorporates Broadway tunes

William Woods University's First Impressions group held its Broadway musical concert Monday night. Click to see photos from the show choir's rehearsal.

Holts Summit, Allied Waste to negotiate new contract; mandatory service not included

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to move forward with proposed changes to the city’s trash service Monday night. With the board’s vote, City Administrator Brian Crane and city staff can begin negotiations with Allied Waste Services to develop a five-year contract between the waste service provider and the city of Holts Summit.

Callaway 2 Water District issues boil advisory

Callaway 2 Water District issued a boil advisory beginning Dec. 8 and ending Dec. 10 in the afternoon. Click to read what areas of the county are affected by the advisory.

Fulton Professional Firefighters Union, City of Fulton talk fire pay

Negociations continue Tuesday on new union-city agreement

The Fulton Professional Firefighters Union started negotiations with City of Fulton administration on Friday in an effort to increase pay for fire department employees as well as update the current agreement between the union and the city with changed policies and procedures.

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‘I can still close my eyes and see it’

World War II veteran, Fulton man details life as a soldier

Today they are referred to respectfully as the “Greatest Generation,” but according to Fulton World War II veteran Richard White, he and his peers did not consider the sacrifices they made during that conflict to be particularly special. “Everyone felt like it was our duty to serve,” White said. “None of us made a big deal about it, it was just something you did for our country.”

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2014 Fulton Jaycees Christmas Parade salutes heroes, honors 'Super' Sam

The annual Fulton Jaycees Christmas Parade — which had a hero theme — kicked off with a troupe of "Super" Sam supporters paying tribute to the young boy who battled cancer for 13 months and became a hero to many. Former Fulton Police officers Jason Stewart and Andre Cook served as grand marshals. Click here to view photos.

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Children share Christmas wishes

Santa Claus hears wish lists from area youth at Callaway County United Way breakfast fundraiser

What do you want for Christmas? That question was answered by child after child on Saturday during the Callaway County United Way annual Breakfast with Santa and the Grinch. Click here to view photos from event.

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‘Journey for Justice’ marchers arrive in Jefferson City today

After facing quite a bit of racial invective in Rosebud on Tuesday, a group of marchers braced themselves for more of the same as they marched westward through Osage County on Wednesday.

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North Elementary travels to North Pole in ‘The Littlest Christmas Tree’ musical

The second graders at North Elementary in Holts Summit performed ‘The Littlest Christmas Tree’ musical. Click to see photos.