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Union Hill Baptist Church hosts boys, girls basketball league

The church is holding its annual instructional basketball league now through Feb. 28 for third through fifth grade boys and girls. Children can sign up through Jan. 20.

Two New Bloomfield school board members re-file for their seats

Two members of the New Bloomfield R-III Schools Board of Education have re-filed for their seats. The terms for School Board of Education President Terri Sweeten and member Russ Weyland are both up this April, meaning there are two positions open for three-year terms.

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Well Read turns to new chapter

Fulton bookstore moves across Court street to new location

The bookstore, which has been located at 519 Court Street for more than two years, is moving across the street to a smaller location at 530 Court Street. Click to read why the store decided to move.

Trial rescheduled for Fulton man charged with third-degree assault

Scott Armstrong, who allegedly put a teenage boy in a choke hold last spring, will receive new trial date

The trial for Scott A. Armstrong, a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident with a minor, was originally set to start Thursday, but will be rescheduled to a later date.

Grand Street, 13th Street intersection road closure this week

The intersection of Grand Street and 13th Street will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 6-7). Residents should expect some traffic delay.

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Focus on fitness

YMCA free classes aid common New Year's resolution

Feel the burn. That was the theme for patrons of free fitness classes Saturday morning. The YMCA of Callaway County offered classes in BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT, cycling and step to those who wanted to kick start their new year in good health.

Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center to mark history, contributions to community

Annual banquet to celebrate 90 years, includes creation of time capsule

The annual Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center banquet will have a unique twist this year. Jenny Bondurant, Westminster College, said the chamber’s 90-year history played an important role in the banquet brainstorming process, which concluded in the decision to create a time capsule.

The Callaway Bank offering youth entrepeneurship program

Area youth now have the opportunity to pursue entrepreneurial opportunities thanks to a new program The Callaway Bank recently launched. The bank’s Youth Entrepreneur Program (YEP) was established for high-school age students interested in pursuing a project or business venture, but need help with funding. The YEP offers low-interest loans up to $1,000, according to a The Callaway Bank press release.

Trial for Fulton man charged with assault of a minor starts Jan. 8

Scott A. Armstrong appears in Callaway County court this week

The trial for a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident involving a minor starts this week. Scott A. Armstrong, 37, allegedly put a teenage boy in a chokehold in March. He will appear in front of a jury at 9 a.m. on Jan. 8, according to Missouri’s online court records.

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Rosemary Gannaway retires as auditor after 28 years

The long-time public servant reflects on career in office

New Year’s Eve marked not only the end of 2014, but also the 28-year career of Rosemary Gannaway as the Callaway County auditor.

Fulton, Missouri Department of Conservation offers solutions for Christmas tree disposal

With the holidays in the past, there might be Christmas trees still lingering in living rooms, and the city of Fulton has disposal solutions.

Two bank accounts set up for donations for families affected by recent fire

Two bank accounts have been set up at Central Bank in Fulton for the families affected by a fire just before Christmas. The Quick and Mahnken families shared a home that caught fire just before the holiday.

Tebbetts man killed in Callaway Co. accident

A Tebbetts man was killed after being hit by a truck that rolled back and hit him.

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Top photos of the year

A look back on 2014 through the Fulton Sun’s favorite images

Before the new year begins tomorrow, the Fulton Sun reflected on 2014 and the best photos from the year. See what images made in our top ten list and more.

Commission grants sheriff’s office, prosecuting attorney more staff to combat crime

With the Callaway County Commission’s approval of its 2015 budget, the sheriff’s office and prosecuting attorney’s office will increase their staffing.