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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.

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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.

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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.

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Callaway County Public Library programs for babies, toddlers develop early literacy skills

There's a lot of clapping, singing and imagining happening every Monday at the Callaway County Public Library for children 36 months and younger. While children are having fun, they are also learning.

New do-good organization to fundraise for fire victims

A Fulton home is a total loss after a weekend fire. The four adults and three children, two girls ages three and seven and a five-year-old boy, living on Branch Road were not home when their mobile home caught fire Saturday night.

Judge’s order puts Kingdom City hog farm decision on pause

An attorney for Friends of Responsible Agriculture — a local group opposing a 10,000-hog operation in Kingdom City — is hoping a court order filed last week will reveal information he believes was unlawfully held from him and his clients.

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Fulton middle and high schools to go one-to-one with Chromebooks

Chromebooks will be in the hands of each Fulton middle and high school student — at school and home — during the upcoming school year.

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Fulton City Council approves financial backing for Brick District Playhouse

With renderings and blueprints drawn, the Brick District Playhouse Board has a vision of what will become of the old Fulton Theatre. To make dreams for the Court Street building a reality, the playhouse board will seek a $200,000 loan through the Fulton Area Development Corporation’s re-lending program, which was made possible with the United States Department of Agriculture.

City of Fulton, county commission talk money for simulcast equipment

City of Fulton and Callaway County officials met Monday morning to discuss the details of two agreements between the entities about the installation of a new simulcast system.

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