Fulton Sun Local News


New do-good organization to fundraise for fire victims

A Fulton home is a total loss after a weekend fire. The four adults and three children, two girls ages three and seven and a five-year-old boy, living on Branch Road were not home when their mobile home caught fire Saturday night.

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Callaway County Public Library programs for babies, toddlers develop early literacy skills

There's a lot of clapping, singing and imagining happening every Monday at the Callaway County Public Library for children 36 months and younger. While children are having fun, they are also learning.

Two Fulton men turn themselves in after vehicle chase

A Fulton man turned himself into authorities on Monday after allegedly fleeing from officers during a weekend pursuit.

New Bloomfield schools move forward with bond issue facility projects

Board approves selling of bonds, awards bid for HVAC repairs

New Bloomfield residents will soon see work start on facility projects funded through the $2 million no-tax increase bond issue, which voters passed in April. The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education awarded a bid for the HVAC project to Clearview Enterprises LLC, a company which has done work in the Jefferson City and Columbia school districts previously. Additionally, the district’s financial adviser, L.J. Hart and Co., will begin to solicit investors for the bonds.

National security becomes subject at Westminster

Political science professor Tobias Gibson is interested in growing the subject of national security in the Westminster curriculum.

Enrollment for Farm Bill opened

Enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs opened June 17.

William Woods business programs receive accreditation

William Woods University received accreditation for its business, accounting and graduate business programs during an Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs conference June 14.

Rain, floods prompt state of emergency in Missouri

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday declared a state of emergency as heavy rain continues to cause flash flooding and flooding across the state.

South Callaway schools work to improve professional development

South Callaway R-III schools is making an effort to improve professional development in the district. The school board recently approved a 5-year professional development plan. And, coaches will soon have a professional development day as well.

Fulton water treatment upgrades make progress

Paperwork for Fulton's water treatment plant updates are still being finalized. The updates are federally-mandated following water quality restrictions on the new permit.

New members become friends of National Churchill Museum

Mid-Missouri Friends of the National Churchill Museum hosted a membership drive Tuesday.

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Construction at William Woods University is almost there

Four new sorority houses will be ready for new students at the beginning of the fall semester at William Woods University.

Callaway County Senior Center Council elected new members

Judy Baumgartner, who has served as Callaway County's representative for the Missouri Silver Haired Legislature for four years has been re-elected for another two years. Members were also elected for the Callaway County Senior Center Council.

Fulton Senior Center Tai Chi

Community members joined together Monday for Judy Baumgartner's Tai Chi class at the Senior Center.

BRIEF: New Bloomfield man arrested on sexual abuse charges

New Bloomfield man Robert Joseph Pope, 31, was arrested June 4 for various sexual abuse charges involving two children.