Fulton Sun Local News


Missouri official signs $750M export agreement with Colombia

Missouri's economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia.

Williamsburg man sentenced for illegal firearm

A Williamsburg man was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for illegally possessing a firearm.

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Work with smaller counties sets her apart from challengers, Hensley says

Teresa Hensley, Democratic candidate for Missouri attorney general, spoke Monday night to the Callaway Democratic Club at the Callaway Electric Cooperative.

Missouri bill aims to block censorship of student journalists

Student reporters in Missouri are treated as second-class journalists, according to some who offered testimony Monday to a House committee about a bill that would prevent schools from censoring student-produced media.

Columbia lawmaker’s bill seeks student debt relief

State Rep. Kip Kendrick, D-Columbia, is on a mission: to shatter student debt.

Photo voter ID arguments renewed

In August 2010, current Missouri House Majority Whip John J. Rizzo, D-Kansas City, won his primary election by one vote.

University of Missouri System's credit outlook is lowered

A leading bond-rating company is downgrading the outlook of the University of Missouri System's credit rating.

Missouri lawmakers eye universities' living requirements

Missouri lawmakers have turned their scrutiny of public universities toward mandatory student fees and services.

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Midwest March for Life draws hundreds

Knights of Columbus share in pro-life cause

Leading a procession more than three blocks long through Jefferson City’s downtown sidewalks Saturday morning were the uniformed Knights of Columbus.

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Panelists: Human error is cause of public’s nuclear energy fear

New regulations to require backup safety measures at U.S. nuclear reactors

Panelists argued human error is the reason behind the public’s fear of nuclear energy Friday during the Promise and Perils of Nuclear Energy workshop at the Callaway Energy Center.

Pro Food workers to own company

Pro Food Systems will be employee owned within 10 years after the company’s sole shareholders decided to sell their shares through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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VFW show to celebrate artifacts

Regional artifact hounds will be showing their collections at the VFW’s annual Artifact Show, which will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6 in Fulton.

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Missouri network works to help former inmates

Dan Hanneken sums up the work he does helping people recently released from prison readjust to society with a simple phrase.

Descendant shares her passion about little-known piece of Civil War history

‘I want history to be correct’

Willadine Johnson knew she was a descendent of a Civil War soldier. But her genealogical interest became a memorial passion when she discovered the name and military records of Corp. Rufus Vann.

Island Mound recognized for historical significance

Outnumbered nearly 2-1, 240 of the first black soldiers to wear the Union blue uniform defended their Fort Africa in Missouri's Bates County on Oct. 29, 1862, against about 400 pro-Confederate guerrillas.