Fulton Sun Local News


Federal firearms arrest made in Callaway

One person is in federal custody in connection with a federal firearms investigation. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Callaway County SWAT made the arrest Wednesday morning in Callaway County.

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City of Fulton releases name of new animal shelter

Animal shelter opening celebrations scheduled for Friday, Saturday

The completion of Fulton's new animal shelter also brings a new name for the facility that will house up to 40 dogs and 30 cats. A Fulton man was a substantial donor to the project and has named the new shelter after his animal-loving parents, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton said at the city council meeting on Tuesday.

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William Woods, Westminster graduates soar into future

More than 500 students graduated from William Woods University and Westminster College on Saturday.

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Westminster names Akande as new president

National search brings St. Louis business school dean to Fulton

Westminster College selected Benjamin Akande as its next president, effective July 1. Akande arrives to Westminster after 15 years at Webster University in St. Louis, where he served as dean of the university’s George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. Learn more about the college's new president.

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NRC starts review of 4-county drill at Callaway Energy Center

The results of an emergency preparedness exercise Tuesday at the Callaway Nuclear Plant and in Reform will be posted by mid-August to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)’s website.

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Fulton, Socket add free Wi-Fi to Memorial Park

Visitors to Fulton’s Memorial Park, near the roundabout, are now able to connect to Wi-Fi while at the park — free of charge.

License office ‘pay-to-play’ in jeopardy

Senate debates issue day after judge rules it’s illegal

Missouri lawmakers apparently are reaching the same conclusion as Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green: Awarding Revenue department fee offices based on a promise to pay the state a portion of the office income is illegal.

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Rock-A-Thon raises money for Children’s Miracle Network

Audrey Langworthy of Auxvasse sat in a rocking chair outside of the Callaway County Courthouse from 7 a.m.- 7p.m. Proceeds will go to the Children’s Miracle Network, of which Langworthy is an ambassador.

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Fulton Fire training comes closer to reality

Firefighters train inside home to simulate life-like emergencies

In a training exercise earlier this week, four Fulton firefighters fought their way into a smoke-filled house and crawled on the floor, searching for a fellow firefighter who simulated he had fallen in the line of duty. A hose line guided their way to safety in the “firefighter mayday” situation.

2 Holts Summit residents arrested for child sexual abuse offenses

A Holts Summit man and woman were arrested May 6 for multiple counts of child sexual abuse and related offenses, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

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Work begins on property of future New Bloomfield Dollar General

Work has begun on the New Bloomfield property that will be home to a Dollar General this fall. Click for photos.

Callaway County 911 Joint Communications replaces battery backup

Callaway County 911 Joint Communications is making some upgrades in response to a phone issue it experienced last month. Michelle Kidwell, director of 911 Joint Communications, said Joint Communications will replace its UPS battery backup.

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Chamber of Commerce event kicks off Fulton Street Fair button sales

The commission and SERVE, a local non-profit organization serving low-income families, collaborated for the event, which also kicked off Fulton Street Fair button sales.

Community, students invited to sign up for summer trip through Auxvasse Elementary

Jeremy Divers to host community informational meeting on Summer ‘16 American History Tour of major north-eastern cities

There will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at the Auxvasse Elementary School on this trip, and all community members are welcome.

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Callaway emergency personnel, officials collaborate on nuclear plant training

Callaway County face different scenarios each year in the annual training. This year’s scenario involved intruders invading Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center.