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Fulton woman gives back to organization that gave to her

Miracles happen

Deep in the heart of Mandy Blankenship is an abiding love for Missouri Girls Town and the people there who became her family.

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Volunteers plant to help feed the hungry in Callaway County

Fulton garden project takes root

Lisa Winkler brought her family members from St. Louis to Fulton on Saturday to help her daughter and others fulfill a dream.

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Hundreds turn out for Super Hero run

Children run for Sam

Early on Saturday morning, Cassie Santhuff and a cast of hundreds gathered at Fulton’s Memorial Park for the second-annual Super Hero 5K & 1 Mile Run Run.

Nobel Prize winner slated to deliver Westminster address

Renowned Nigerian playwright, poet, author, teacher and political activist Wole Soyinka will be the 2016 commencement speaker at Westminster College in Fulton.

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New Fulton Sun editor comes home

I moved to Fulton by way of North Carolina, Michigan, Florida and a few other states. I was born in Kansas City, Mo., but it hasn’t been home in decades. I’m trying to figure out how things here work and I’m giving myself a little slack, knowing things happen in their own good time.

Law professors question religious liberty proposal

A group of Missouri law professors has questioned the impact of the proposed religious liberty amendment to the Missouri Constitution, generally known as Senate Joint Resolution 39 or SJR 39.

Learn before renting a storage unit

Tips from Better Business Bureau

If you have run out of storage space in the basement, office or attic, a self-storage unit can be a good solution. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to understand a storage facility’s policies before renting units.

Plant now to enjoy next spring

It’s spring! The forsythias and redbuds have bloomed. The dogwoods, deutzias, spirea and serviceberry will follow.

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Fulton Garden club celebrating anniversary on its latest project

When thinking of garden clubs of old, many will envision elderly women dressed up, sipping tea and talking about flowers.

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Weekend event at WWU will feed hungry children

Current, prospective students think of others

Part of the culture at William Woods University is college students helping younger students, and passing that ideal along through the years, according to Mary Ann Beahon, director of university relations.

Callaway County soldier honored with monument

After a year of work, a monument to honor a Callaway County soldier killed in Kuwait will be erected at the end of the month.

Mokane man suing Callaway County sheriff department

A Mokane man is suing the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department over an incident that occurred in 2014.

Missouri Senate, Planned Parenthood CEO reach subpoena deal

The Missouri Senate announced Thursday it is suspending contempt proceedings against a Planned Parenthood CEO after reaching an agreement to review some documents a legislative committee investigating the organization subpoenaed last year.

Medical marijuana bill fails in Missouri House

The Missouri House has rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

Bill would allow Missourians to vote on red-light cameras

A bill given first-round approval in the Missouri House would give state residents a chance to vote on whether to ban red-light cameras.