Fulton Sun Local News


New Bloomfield R-III School District introduces new teachers, staff

New Bloomfield R-III District introduces new teachers and staff. Students start school on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Click to learn more about new teachers and staff in the district.

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7th Street bridge opens in time for Westminster College, McIntire Elementary classes

The Seventh Street bridge is open in time for the start of classes at Westminster College and McIntire Elementary. After about three months of construction work, the bridge opened on Aug. 15 — in time for Westminster College’s move-in day the next day. Fulton City Engineer Greg Hayes said while the bridge is open for traffic, there is still work that needs to be done.

Car chase in Fulton Sunday morning ends in arrest near Portland

An attempted traffic stop turned into a car chase Sunday morning. The driver was arrested and charged with driving while revoked, three counts of child endangerment, resisting arrest and multiple traffic violations, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

Callaway County United Way adds board members

The Callaway County United Way has announced the addition of five new board members.

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Fulton woman’s pie places 2nd at Missouri State Fair

Fulton resident Erin Rinehart’s blueberry-raspberry pie was awarded second place in the fruit pie division of the Missouri State Fair’s First Lady’s Pie Contest last week. Her husband pushed her to enter the contest.

Artists announced for Music on Main in Auxvasse

Organizers of Music on Main have announced the lineup for the concert.

Inmate at Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center dies

An inmate at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center died Thursday.

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Special training prepares Callaway schools for active shooters

Inside Room 206 on the second floor of Missouri School for the Deaf’s Wheeler Hall, Sgt. Shannon Jeffries gave teachers, cooks, residential advisers, administrators and other MSD employees instruction on how to fight an active shooter.

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Callaway man named to Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Rodney Garnett has been connected to agriculture-based organization since childhood

After a nearly-lifelong connection to the youth organization, Rodney Garnett of Holts Summit was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 9.

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Couple passes through Mokane on journey from LA to NY to raise awareness, money for homeless

Mike and Julie Pearson each push a cart piled high with boxes of their clothes, food and supplies across a bridge over Auxvasse Creek on the Katy Trail in southern Callaway County. The couple said they are walking across the country to share the love of God with the homeless and to raise enough money to start a ranch where the homeless can visit, live, work and worship.

William Woods alumnus helps design ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for new movie

Jared Krichevsky recently had the opportunity to achieve a childhood dream. The 2005 graduate of the William Woods University theater department worked on the team that designed the digital title characters for the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie.

Ameren: Contaminated water contained on site

Callaway nuclear plant continues to investigate cause of radioactive water, environmental group wants proof it hasn't seeped off site

Ameren Missouri is still investigating what caused elevated radioactive chemical levels in water in a monitoring well at its Callaway Energy Center in late July, but officials assured it has not affected the drinking water and insisted the only contamination is on the nuclear plant’s property.

JC man charged after pursuit in Callaway County

A Jefferson City man is facing numerous charges after leading authorities in a chase early Friday in Callaway County.

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New Bloomfield swears in new reserve police officer

Addison Watson will now serve as a reserve police officer for New Bloomfield. The police department is slotted for six officers but has only had three for several months. Click to read more about Watson.

Head-on collision kills New Bloomfield man, seriously injures two from Mokane

A New Bloomfield man died Thursday after a head-on collision, and two Mokane residents are in serious condition at an area hospital.