Fulton Sun Local News


Fulton School Board revises public comment policy

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday, during a special session, to modify its public comment policy.

Fulton police arrest woman for robbery following vehicle collision Friday

Fulton Police arrested a Fulton woman for robbery after a vehicle collision Friday night on Oak Street, south of Second Street.

3 Fulton residents OK after boat takes on water on Osage River

Three Fulton residents swam safely to shore after their boat took on water while out at the Osage River Lock and Dam, Friday afternoon.

South Callaway school board to see two new faces

Two newly-elected members want to see more focus on teachers, staff

Two new faces are joining the South Callaway Board of Education after Tuesday’s election. Read more about what they feel the district should be focusing on moving forward.

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Fulton Garden Club plants trees to celebrate Arbor Day, improve community

Rooted in community

Fulton Garden Club members planted a tree outside of the John Harris Community Center Thursday afternoon. Click to see photos and learn more about the type of tree they planted.

Fulton Police arrest man following narcotics search warrant

The Fulton Police Department completed a narcotics search warrant at 410 E. 10th Street Thursday, leading to an arrest.

New Bloomfield utility customers receive refund

Board of Aldermen discuss ballot question’s passage, trash service annual rate increase

Eighty-eight utility customers in New Bloomfield received a refund this month. Furthermore, at the city's Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday night, city officials discussed the city's ballot question's passage and when trash customers will see a 52 cent rate increase on their bill.

Fulton couple suffers loss of home in fire

A Fulton couple is currently living with relatives after their home on County Road 428 caught fire Wednesday night.

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General municipal election attracts average voter turnout in Callaway County

Voter turnout for Tuesday’s general municipal election was nearly what Callaway County Clerk Denise Hubbard had expected. Leading up to election day, Hubbard said she thought Callaway County would see turnout between 9-10 percent, but the figure was short at 8.75 percent.

Senate narrowly passes state social services budget

A more than $8 billion budget to guide Missouri’s spending on social services narrowly passed the Senate early Wednesday morning after lawmakers initially defeated the measure.

Callaway Community Hospital to be renamed to Fulton Medical Center

Callaway Community Hospital is being renamed to Fulton Medical Center, according to a press release from the medical institution. The new name, the release states, “reflects a renewed commitment to the hospital and the community.”

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SERVE, Central Missouri Community Action volunteers recognized

For Leora Walling, the children and employees at HeadStart are like children to her. When she walks in, children run to greet her with hugs and HeadStart employees greet her with a smile.

Woman pleads guilty to charges in package theft case

Woman receives 5 years supervised probation, must pay $1,650 restitution

A Jefferson City woman charged with taking several packages in November pleaded guilty to amended charges she faced in the case.

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Fulton High School students create robot, future opportunities

Last year, Hayden Long, who was a Fulton High School freshman, got a glimpse of the robot designed and built by the school’s after school robotics program. The program was in its first year, and Long said it was something he knew he eventually wanted to be a part of. The robot looked complicated, he said, but that was OK with him. Long was determined to learn how it worked.

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Callaway Fields celebrates 10-year anniversary this month

Callaway Fields in Auxvasse opened its doors 10 years ago. John Graham purchased the property and the Callaway Fields greenhouse opened for business on April 1, 2005. Read more about the business and its history.