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Fulton Public Schools mechanic receives district first ever honor

Fulton Public Schools’ Director of Transportation Bryan Abbott describes the district’s mechanic, Dale Yancey, as a “hidden hero.”

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Robyn Frame channels passion for teaching

Fulton Public Schools Teacher of the Year discusses love for education, children

Hidden behind pink, sparkly costume glasses, Robyn Frame’s eyes illuminated as she read a book to her kindergarten students. Her animated face was matched by the enthusiasm in her voice. Changes in character dialogue signaled adjustments in her vocal tone — ranging from high-pitched squeals to baritone rumbles.

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Fulton Water Works opens in Memorial Park

Fulton's Water Works, also known as the Splash Pad, opened on Friday, and children and families were visible enjoying the attraction during opening weekend.

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Callawegians get colorful in YMCA 5K

Callaway County runners, joggers and walkers joined together Saturday morning for the YMCA of Callaway County Color Burst 5K.

Westminster College hopes to name new president by mid-May

Search committee has applicants narrowed down to 3

Westminster College is hoping to name a new president in the next couple weeks.

17-year-old arrested after Fulton School district computer network hacked

A 17-year-old was arrested after Fulton Police determined he was responsible for shutting down the Fulton Public School district’s computer network Thursday, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

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Fulton Soup Kitchen extends service to Fridays, seeks more volunteers

Virjean Martin sat at a round table inside the John C. Harris Community Center on Thursday surrounded by friends as they waited for volunteers to serve dinner. Steam from banquet chafers heated the dining hall and smells of cheesy chicken and rice, pasta, peas and green beans permeated the room.

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Brick District Playhouse progresses into second planning phase

The Brick District Playhouse project is in phase II of its three-phase plan, seeking government funding to help restore the old Fulton Theatre.

Holts Summit discusses adding annual 'signature event'

DAC Entertainment Productions considers establishing annual summer concert in city

Holts Summit residents could see an annual live concert added to their city’s summer calendar. An entertainment company recently approached the city about establishing an annual summer concert.

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Fulton Disc Golfers club aims to attract more interest in disc golf

Group to hold tournament geared toward both beginners and experts

The Fulton Missouri Disc Golfers group is hoping its upcoming tournament will attract beginners to try out the sport. For the tournament, each registered participant will receive two discs when they arrive, which Alan Combs with Fulton Missouri Disc Golfers said will help “level the playing field.”

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Fulton kindergarteners play during field day

Kindergarteners from Bartley, Bush and McIntire elementary schools enjoyed fun in the sun at Fulton High School on Wednesday during an annual field day event.

Mid-Missouri lawmakers not happy with PSC decision

Noranda gets rate cut, other Ameren consumers see increase

Four Jefferson City area lawmakers said Wednesday the Public Service Commission (PSC) made a bad decision in its Ameren Missouri rate case ruling. Read for reaction from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, and Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Holts Summit.

Ameren consumers see increase after Noranda gets rate cut

Most Ameren Missouri customers will face higher bills while the electric utility’s largest customer will get a lower rate that it has long sought under a decision Wednesday by the state’s Public Service Commission.

Fulton City Council hears proposed sidewalk repair list

Fulton's engineering department presents recommended focus areas for sidewalk project

The Fulton City Council is keeping sidewalks high on its priority list for 2015.

Auditor names 2 top staff members

New Auditor Nicole Galloway announced the appointment of two stop staffers to her new administration.