Fulton Sun Local News


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North Callaway School Board meeting introduces Flex Program

The North Callaway School Board approved the implementation of the School Flex Program at their regular meeting Tuesday. The program will allow juniors and seniors to complete a minimum of 2 hours of class so that the rest of their day could be spent at work, volunteering or taking college courses.

July 4 celebrations planned for Fulton, Holts Summit

Vietnam-era veterans will be honored when the annual Independence Day parade rolls through Fulton on July 4.

Tornado reportedly touches down briefly near New Bloomfield

A tornado touched down briefly 3 miles north-northeast of New Bloomfield Sunday at 5:47 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.

Police, fire administrators offer firework safety advice

Fireworks have started going off a few days earlier than Fulton residents and emergency personnel have expected this year, with two reports of fireworks being used in Memorial and Veterans Parks this week, according to Fulton Police Chief Steve Myers.

Author links Churchill, World War I myth in novel

Author Jerred Metz discussed his new historical novel, "The Angel of Mons: A World War I Legend," at Well Read Books in Fulton Thursday.

"Drive to Survive" helps suicide prevention

The "Drive to Survive" car show at Auto World Museum on Saturday raised money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

No one is second fiddle in Cunningham Sisters

The Cunningham Sisters have been playing fiddle together for five years. The girls picked up classic violin lessons when they were around three years old.

Fulton man arrested after car chase

Fulton man arrested after a car chase landed him in the hospital from a gunshot wound.

Callaway County prepared to issue same-sex marriage licenses

The Callaway County Recorder of Deeds office is now ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in favor of same-sex marriage.

'Rush Hour' initiative hits the road July 1

The Callaway County Medical Reserve Corps will host a year-long health initiative beginning July 1 to help people in Callaway County to take advantage of free programs and classes focused on healthy living already available throughout the county.

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National Guard equipment damages Route F overpass bridge

The right lane on eastbound U.S. Highway 54 was closed for about four hours Thursday after a piece of National Guard equipment struck the bottom of the Route F overpass bridge.

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Tebbetts Picnic tradition continues this weekend, fiddling contest back again

An annual community tradition will continue for another year in Tebbetts this weekend.

Hit the Bricks considered a success

Two new competitions made their way into the itinerary for this year's "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair including a brick skidding competition and a tug-of-war championship.

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Despite storms, city warehouse on schedule for completion

Fulton’s new public works warehouse facility that will replace the current dilapidated structure on Westminster Avenue is on schedule for completion in December, said Interim City Engineer Kyle Bruemmer, despite recent heavy rainfall.

"Hit the Bricks" Street Fair

Gallery of events that took place during the 12th annual "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair in Fulton.