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Julie Boyd Uhls named 2015 Kingdom Supper president

Kingdom of Callaway Supper Committee member Jerry Austin said the president selection committee was looking for someone who is well-known throughout the county for their work and community service as the leader of next year’s supper.

Brick District proposes $26,500 downtown improvement plan to Fulton Council

The Fulton City Council was generally receptive to the Brick District Association’s downtown beautification proposal, but some councilpersons were apprehensive that the project’s proposed $26,583.90 price tag was too much, too soon.

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Fulton police arrest local man for burglary, stealing

Fulton police arrested Jerry R. "J.R." Friend, 31, of Fulton today after he allegedly stole from a homeowner on the 400 block of West 12th Street, according to a press release from the police department.

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MSD middle schoolers get passionate in Optimist speech contest

Missouri School for the Deaf middle schoolers spent Monday morning and afternoon talking about how their passions impact the world.

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Fulton groundbreaking ceremony for new animal shelter draws crowd of supporters

Dozens of supporters crowded a Fulton field Monday as city officials and project backers ceremonially broke ground on the new animal shelter.

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Safe Spaces to host national speaker on suicide, bullying April 10

Kirk Smalley who lost son to suicide encourages others to speak out against bullying

Safe Spaces is inviting Fulton students, educators and the general public to Stand for the Silent.

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Two YMCAs weigh re-branding options

Nine-month pact allows chapters to evaluate services

The Jefferson City Area YMCA and the YMCA of Callaway County Boards of Directors announced Friday their intent to enter into a nine-month management agreement.

North Callaway School Board receives cost estimates for potential improvements

KINGDOM CITY —The North Callaway Board of Education moved one step closer toward a potential November 2014 bond issue during Thursday night’s regular meeting.

Callaway County candidates prepare for primary election

With only a few days left to file for the Aug. 5 primary election — the deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday — only two Callaway County offices have two candidates, and only one of those is a contested race for the primary.

Eight vie for three on South Callaway School Board, share reasons they run

The Fulton Sun asked candidates for the South Callaway R-II School District's Board of Education race to share insight about why they are running for office and what they hope to accomplish if elected. There are eight candidates, including the three incumbents, on the ballot for three seats available.

North Callaway FFA students speak out to support advisor

It was an emotional meeting of the North Callaway School Board Thursday night as FFA students, parents and alumni turned out to speak in support of agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor Curtis Bowling, whose position with the district is in quesiton.

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Missouri School for the Deaf students dive into movie, animation techniques with literacy event

Dressed in a cat costume, Missouri School for the Deaf senior Courtney McCarty guided fellow students through hands-on animation and video activities Thursday during the school’s “Reading is Fundamental” (RIF) event.

Lizzy’s Lifesavers to host fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis

Lizzy’s Lifesavers and Fulton VFW Post 2657 are teaming up to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis research.

Kingdom Supper continues tradition of celebrating neighbors

The Kingdom of Callaway Supper returns March 25, giving Callaway County residents the opportunity to celebrate their neighbors — both near and far.

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Father who lost son to heroin warns William Woods University students about drug trends

Jim Marshall, Westminster College’s track and field coach and founder of the drug abuse awareness organization Cody’s Gift, called heroin addiction an “invisible epidemic” Wednesday as he spoke to William Woods University students.