Wind tore a large spruce tree out of the ground at 10th Street and West Avenue in Fulton, blocking 10th and causing Fulton fire and police officials to divert traffic while crews removed the debris.
After logistics forced the city of Fulton to change its plans in implementing a splash pad at Memorial Park, the city council approved a final plan for its design.
While Fulton residents share breakfast and fellowship during the 2014 Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, Mayor LeRoy Benton hopes they’ll take a moment to think about those without.
Callaway County Head Start in Fulton is inviting area men to help make a difference in a child’s life for the 14th year in a row this Thursday.
Though last year’s rainy, cool spring made for slim pickings among morel hunters, the Brick District’s inaugural Morels and Microbrews festival drew large crowds downtown and was considered a hit.
Today is the last day to guarantee a T-shirt by registering for the city of Fulton’s annual Tails on the Trail dog run/walk, and this year’s event features a special treat for pets and owners alike.
Group hopes to raise $280,000 to benefit local aid organizations
Coming off of two record-setting years, the Callaway County United Way has set its sights even higher for its Fall 2014 campaign goal.
The Fulton City Council learned Tuesday that the Seventh Street bridge project would have a $100,000 higher price tag than originally intended, due to time restraints on both the project and area bridge workers.
Alex White takes on Estevan Payan in short-notice televised bout April 19
Pretty much everyone who remembers Alex White from the time he attended South Callaway High School before graduating in 2007 described him the same way: a quiet kid who kept to himself.
Council opts to pursue business practice changes before making landlords liable for renter bills
After three landlords spoke out against a proposed, tentative ordinance that would make them liable for their tenants' utility bills during the comment period of Tuesday's City Council meeting, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton told the council it likely wouldn't even have to turn the measure down.
Fulton financial department holds several rewards for bookkeeping transparency
Citing dissatisfaction with her utility bills and the process of questioning them, a Fulton woman has filed to begin a petition audit with the Missouri State Auditor’s Office of the city of Fulton’s utilities finances and state and federal grant usage.
FFA Advisor James Rinck, left, helps Teresa and Tim Kucera pick out new additions to their garden during the Fulton FFA’s plant sale Monday.
The city of Fulton has been recognized as one of the most reliable sources of electricity in the nation.
Judge rules write-in alderman hopeful owes city utility payments, ineligible for office
Jerry Wilkerson, the Auxvasse man who hoped to land on the Board of Aldermen there by write-in vote, was found ineligible for office by 13th Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler due to unpaid utility fees in a special hearing 10 a.m. today at the Callaway County Courthouse.
Michael Frame offers counterpoints to Peter Kinder, who visited Fulton school last week
Days after Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s Right-to-Work presentation at Westminster College, State Rep. Michael Frame visited the school to provide perspective from the other end of the political spectrum.
German-born brothers reunited after 60-year separation
After six decades of separation, two brothers’ journeys for their biological families ended Monday.
Voters in southern Callaway County will be asked to help bolster the South Callaway Fire Protection District board today.
For the first time in three years, First Baptist Church will bring Easter alive on stage.
If a resolution is approved at the next City Council meeting April 15, Fulton ratepayers will soon have another way to settle their utility bills.
Original design would have overburdened waterworks, stressed creek
After realizing the original plan would be bad for Stinson Creek waterworks’ budget, the city of Fulton opted to change the upcoming splash pad at Memorial Park to run on circulated, filtered water rather than directly from the lines.
A proposed Fulton ordinance that would make landlords jointly liable for their renters’ utility bills drew ire from about 30 rental owners and property managers, who packed the Utility Board’s Monday meeting so full it flooded into the more spacious council chambers.
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.
Missouri School for the Deaf middle schoolers spent Monday morning and afternoon talking about how their passions impact the world.
Dozens of supporters crowded a Fulton field Monday as city officials and project backers ceremonially broke ground on the new animal shelter.
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.
NRC-hosted forum in Fulton Wednesday spurs discussion on safety, sustainability
As part of the Callaway Energy Center's request for a 20-year extension on its operating license, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held public meetings Wednesday in Fulton to discuss the first draft of its environmental impact statement on the plant.
Stinson Creek Trail markers for significant sights to be erected after public viewing in May
After more than two years, the Historic Preservation Commission is closing in on erecting its historic markers along the Stinson Creek Trail.
Longtime board secretary also honored at annual banquet Saturday
A volunteer firefighter and a longtime secretary were honored by their peers at the Central Callaway Fire Protection District’s annual Firefighter Dinner Saturday.
$1,000 will help youth learn about nature, fishing
The Callaway County United Way’s second issuance of small grant will help youth land a big catch.
Clean Sweep signup due by March 27, city debuts e-waste pickup
The city of Fulton’s annual week-long Earth day celebration will kick off April 12 with a city-wide cleanup, a challenge to its residents and a new way to safely get rid of unwanted electronics.
Longtime airport manager to retire at end of April
The city of Fulton is seeking a new airport manager.
New dates to be determined in Pamela Carter, Jacie Coari cases
Two Central Missouri women arrested on unrelated charges will have their days in court at a later date.
Voters will decide how they pay for mandatory upgrades to treatment plant
Fulton voters can control how their rates will be affected by a number of mandatory upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment facility over the coming years.
Fulton NAACP, Youth Life Improvement Association bring back traditional event
A longtime tradition that has been on hiatus makes its return March 22.
A Calwood couple lost its home to fire in February, but family and friends have not lost hope.
Group now Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center
Effective immediately, the Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce has a new name.
And seven years for second-degree charges; public defender files for appeal
Sandra Plunkett has received life in prison without parole for the murder of her husband, former Jefferson City Police Department officer Paul Plunkett.
They’ll need some help to make it happen, but the Callaway Tourism Board wants to make it easier for visitors to find their way around town.
Callaway County emergency personnel are working double time to promote emergency awareness next week.
About 17 people spent Wednesday afternoon helping Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) better address poverty in Callaway County.
The storefront at 505 Nichols St. is unassuming, but anyone who’s crossed its threshold since Monday has walked into Fulton’s first downtown market in more than 10 years.
Selling most of current carts would save money long-term in maintenance
Fulton golfers might be getting around in new rides this spring.
Those who sign up would receive shut-off notices for delinquent accounts
A preliminary ordinance that would make landlords and renters alike responsible for late utility bills was considered at the Fulton Utility Board’s monthly meeting Monday.
"I feel like I'm playing a giant game of Dungeons & Dragons," said William Woods University Behavioral and Social Science Chair Shawn Hull as he jotted down statistics on a pad of paper.
Fans of Sir Winston Churchill will be able to pick an expert’s brain and rub shoulders with the statesman’s legacy in a more engaging way than ever before.
A $100 ticket buys a dinner for two and a crack at some prizes this March, but for Fulton High School's graduating class of 2014, it could also mean one last time to hang out as a group.
Group hopes to identify, address areas of need in Callaway County
Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) wants to have a heart-to-heart with Callaway County.
An interior design student hopes to make Fulton's soon-to-be-built new animal shelter a healthier, happier place.
Sheriff’s reserve program needs funds to protect new members
To protect its new members from bullets, the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office reserve unit is raffling off a gun.
Though inches of snow still blankets Fulton, the Callaway County Humane Society (CCHS) is preparing to beat the heat.