Gastineau Log Homes, located on Old Highway 54 in New Bloomfield, will send 25 of its home kits to Mongolia’s capitol, Ulaanbaatar, and will double that number by next year, said Lynn Gastineau, the company’s president.
Children's artist embraced the simplicity of children learning with music at the Callaway County Library.
Fulton-based Cub, Boy Scouts compete in pinewood derby
Members of Cub Scout Pack 50 intently watched as their cars whiz down the track at the pack’s pinewood derby race yesterday.
State office candidates in the Callaway County area file finance reports
Campaign finance quarterly reports were due yesterday for the three local candidates looking to earn state spots this year.
The Holts Summit Board of Alderman took final action on two priority issues at its meeting Monday night.
Family and friends of Sandra Plunkett were emotional in court Friday after the guilty verdict was read. Some cried and shared tissues, knowing her sentence for the murder of her husband, Paul Plunkett, was life in prison without parole.
Sandra Plunkett found guilty of murder in the death of her husband, former Jefferson City police officer Paul Plunkett
After three hours of deliberation, the jury found Sandra Plunkett guilty of murder in the first degree Friday afternoon. They also delivered a guilty verdict on charges of armed criminal action.
In day three of the trial, Plunkett made accusations that her husband was abusive.
The jury will hear closing statements today and will most likely deliberate as well in the murder case against Plunkett.
Callaway County Court resumes Friday in murder case against Holts Summit woman
Defense called Sandra Plunkett, the 40-year-old Holts Summit woman accused of killing her husband, today in court. She told her side of the story from the day of her husband's death and what led up to it.
Holts Summit woman accused of murdering husband, former Jefferson City police officer
The state plans to call its last witness today, the third day of the murder trial against Sandra Plunkett — a Holts Summit woman accused of murdering her husband in 2011.
Holts Summit woman accused of murdering husband, claims self defense
The ongoing trial of Sandra Plunkett, the 40-year-old Holts Summit woman being charged with first-degree for the murder of her husband, continues today after jurors heard opening statements, testimonies and interview tapes Tuesday.
Holts Summit woman accused of murdering her husband, a former Jefferson City police officer
The trial of Sandra Plunkett started this morning with opening statements from Callaway County Prosectuing Attorney Chris Wilson and Justin Carver, Plunkett’s public defender.
Santhuff family shares experience with ‘kicking cancer’s butt’
Matt and Cassie Santhuff thank God for seed ticks. The tiny bugs helped lead them to their son’s cancer.
The Fulton Sun selected its top photos that illustrated a year in Callaway County.
Sandra Plunkett, the 40-year-old Holts Summit woman being charged with her husband’s murder, was in court Thursday for parties to take care of what Callaway County prosecuting attorney Chris Wilson called, “housekeeping issues.”
Two Callaway County men are facing charges of stealing after police alledge they took scrap metal for money.
Callaway County Health Department continues to seek funding, grants for faith-based suicide prevention group
The Callaway County Health Department was not selected for a grant to establish a new faith-based suicide prevention group for the area, but Pam Phelps, director of the Callaway County Medical Reserve Corps, isn't giving up.
Millersburg family starts to rebuild life, home after loss of father and boyfriend, Robert Walker, in fire
The Walker Family hopes to be moved into a new home by New Year’s Eve. With community support, the family enjoyed Christmas, but is still seeking help with funeral costs.
Mayor of New Bloomfield Mike Lowe said attracting business is key for the new year.
A week from today a local boy and his mother will leave Fulton for Florida in hopes that a specialized radiation treatment will attack what’s remaining of the boy’s cancer. The medical bills and travel expenses are adding up and two churches in Fulton are pitching in to help the Santhuff family out.
Last week's winter storm covered the area with ice that covered the area. That ice started melting yesterday with temperatures in the 40s. More on this week's weather here.
Westminster College international students gather for holiday brunch while domestic students are away for winter break
Westminster College students from Costa Rica, Namibia, Lebanon, Thailand among other counties gathered on Christmas Day for brunch and a chance to be together.
Growing up, Bonnie Cruickshank loved to write. She wrote short stories and novels frequently. Now, she is the author of the children's book, "A Soddy Christmas: A Story of the Prairie."
Of the long list of prefiled bills for the Missouri 2013 legislative session, one has potential to effect mental health professionals in the area.
The movies "Elf," "A Christmas Story," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and many other holiday favorites were on display as Fulton Middle School students represented the films in its annual Christmas wagon parade.
David Tramel, superintendent, said at the New Bloomfield Board of Education meeting on Thursday that state funding is not what it used to be, and financial support for the preschool program to make up for the lack thereof from the state may need to be internal.
Bush Elementary students learn about scaly creatures native to Missouri
Bush Elementary students learn about scaly creatures native to Missouri
Two Fulton churches gathered parishioners to carol at assisted living facilities to spread Christmas cheer.
Fulton emergency workers quickly put out a garage fire after the a cigarette ignited gasoline, Fulton Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Coffelt said.
Holts Summit resident holds annual Christmas giveaway
Connie Cashion of Holts Summit and her volunteers packed the John C. Harris Community Center in Fulton on Saturday with winter clothes, kitchen supplies, toys and much more — all for the taking.
A Callaway County man is dead after a home fire late Thursday night. Robert Walker, 37, died from smoke inhiliation while trying to escape his residence at 2952 Ben Oaks Drive near Millersburg, according to Lt. Clay Chism, investigator with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office.
About two inches of snow blanketed the Fulton area Friday night and Saturday morning
Check out photos from the winter storm here.
A Callaway County man is dead after a home fire late Thursday night.
At a school board meeting on Wednesday, South Callaway principals reported their continuing efforts to increase attendance.
Shelly Sconce reflects on teaching career, supporting students
Shelly Sconce’s second year of teaching at South Callaway High School is when she experienced a defining moment in her teaching career. She reached a low point in her personal life when a student approached her and gave her a hug during calculus class. “I remember (the student) coming up and putting arms around me and saying, ‘I just want to let you know I love you,’” Sconce said.
The Mid Missouri Christian Choir performed Christmas carols at the First Baptist Church in Fulton on Tuesday. Click to listen to the choir sing.
Rep. Jay Houghton, R-Martinsburg, plans to run for Missouri House of Representative’s 43rd district for the third time.
As Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, looks to represent Missouri’s 10th district in the state senate, Holts Summit resident Travis Fitzwater has started his campaign to replace Riddle in the Missouri House of Representatives.
The annual Fulton Jaycees Christmas parade rings in the season.
With uncertainty for the fate of the national Farm Bill, a Missouri agency has expressed concerns about the bill’s outcome for the Supplemental Nutritional Assisstance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps.
Bartley Elementary welcomed new friends to school on Thursday — Larry, the legless lizard; Julius Squeezer, the carpet python; and Tasha, a baby wolf — just to name a few.
Construction of new playground equipment started yesterday at Veterans Park. The city of Fulton selected Miracle Recreation Equipment Company, based in southwest Missouri, to build the new playground. Matt Nash, one of the playground constructors, said the playground should be completed Monday.
Eldon Phelps is set to die, and America chooses how. Peacefully in his sleep. Chainsaw accident. Hit by a bus. Poison.
Callaway County residents can plan for a one-inch accumulation of “light, dusty” snow between Thursday and Friday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Kelsey Angle.
Pam Phelps, director of the Callaway County Medical Reserve Corps, will learn in December whether the county has received a grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials to help fund a new suicide prevention group. Regardless whether she receives the grant, Phelps said she’s determined the start the group that will ensure a community “safety net” through developed programs and support services.
Before leaving for the Fulton Soup Kitchen on Saturday, Susan Nolte of Fulton said she considered staying in and enjoying her Saturday at home. Nolte said she’s glad she didn’t stay home as she volunteered at the soup kitchen’s Thanksgiving, serving meals to people in the community.
The city of Holts Summit unveiled its new 5,000-square-foot city hall to the public on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and open reception. With the new space for city employees, the Holts Summit Police Department remains in the former city hall.
Dr. Robert Barnett was in Callaway County court yesterday for two DWI arrests — one in July and the other in October — for a preliminary hearing and arraignment, respectively.
Eight people gathered at the Callaway County Health Department to honor loved ones affected by suicide and to gain greater knowledge of the subject on Saturday for the International Survivors of Suicide Day. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) sponsored the event, which allowed those who have lost someone from suicide, also referred to as suicide survivors, to network, share experiences and seek advice.
The ceiling tiles in the Fulton VFW are more than that — they are pieces of art work. The tiles illustrate the personality of the veteran who has died or had a tile dedicated to.