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First-day fun: FEC's new preschool opens its doors

Fulton Education Center’s new preschool had its first day Monday, Dec. 1. Click to see photos of students on the first day.

Driver ran off road Monday night, obtained minor injuries

A New Bloomfield man started having a medical problem while he was driving in the 700 block of US 54 East Monday night, which caused him to run his 2011 Toyota Tundra off the left side of the road.

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Grand opening slated for military museum

Visitors will pass by a fighter jet and yesteryear tanks to enter the Museum of Missouri Military History after its Dec. 7 grand opening at a new location.

Educators warily eye next legislative session

Reid also mentioned to the Jefferson City board members that there might be a push to allow home-schooled children to play on public schools’ athletic teams and participate in other extracurricular activities.

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Portland couple open up historic home for Christmas tours

Donations to go to Portland Community Center

Judi and Bob Plummer have a knack for transformation. For the Portland couple — married 59 years — it started while they were dating in the 1950s and would go “junking,” finding what others may have considered trash and making it something of their own. Their eye for seeing the potential in what others couldn’t is evident in their home, which they will soon open to the public for Christmas tours.

Gov. Nixon to call special session to fund Ferguson response

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has announced that he will call a special session of the General Assembly to provide funding for public safety efforts related to ongoing protests in Ferguson.

Fulton City Council approves 2015 budget

Highlights include capital improvement projects, city employee salary increase

The Fulton City Council accepted the city’s 2015 budget during its meeting on Tuesday. Jerry Sorte, assistant director of administration, said the budget was updated with minor changes — accounting for all vacant positions and updating 2013 audited numbers — since the council read the budget for the first time at its Oct. 28 meeting.

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Thanksgiving volunteers stress importance of community, service on holiday

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The smells of Thanksgiving filled the lower level room of the United Methodist Church in New Bloomfield on Thursday. The scene just before 11 a.m. was typical for the holiday — a woman chopping onions, men and women keeping what’s already cooked hot, children setting out dessert and decorating the walls with images of turkeys, pilgrims and pumpkins.

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Fulton Public Schools students offer tips for Thanksgiving, celebrate the holiday

Thanksgiving is traditionally about gathering with family and friends and enduring that iconic feast of turkey and all the fixings. Fulton Public Schools’ preschool and kindergarten students share their tips for how to prepare the main event of that feast, and whom they would invite to join them at the table. They also helped create disguises for turkeys out to avoid ending up as someone’s dinner. Kindergarten and first grade students at McIntire shared a Thanksgiving feast and Bartley second graders shared their knowledge of Native American tribes with their classmates and loved ones.

Charges filed for Monday robbery, car chase

Court records show Dustin Felber, 30, is charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault and armed criminal action in Cole County.

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Fulton PD looking for suspect in armed robbery

Police responded to an armed robbery call just after 9 p.m. Tuesday

When officers arrived at Incentive Resale, located at 601 Airway Dr. in Fulton, a store clerk reported that someone with a long gun came into the store and demanded money from the store's register.

Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

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More invest in animal cruelty investigator training

Program coordinator: law enforcement enrollment increases

The National Animal Cruelty Investigations School has seen a rise in interest the past decade. A program coordinator attributes that increase to an increased awareness of animal cruelty and neglect issues.

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New Bloomfield Elementary invites grandparents to school

Click to see photos from New Bloomfield Elementary's grandparent's day.

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DNR issues permit for hog farm in Kingdom City

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued Callaway Farrowing, LLC a permit for a hog farm with more than 10,000 hogs to operate in Callaway County. Opposition group Friends For Responsible Agriculture plan to appeal the permit's issuance.