City Council agrees to 5 percent pay increase for city employees, waives parade fee for Jaycees’ Christmas route
Further motions on the city of Fulton’s 2014 budget have been tabled until the next meeting, but opposition to the proposed splash pad at Memorial Park arose at Tuesday’s council meeting.
The Callaway County Ambulance District Board is still in deliberation with an architect firm, but hopes to have a deal to get started on a facility renovation project soon.
Tents, shirts stolen from Callaway Humane Society
A theft from a Fulton storage unit has resulted in about $1,500 in damages to a local nonprofit organization.
After allegedly robbing Kaldi’s Coffee in Columbia at gunpoint earlier this month, a Fulton pastor is held in the St. Louis Jail following charges stemming from a separate robbery there that occurred Oct. 10.
Whether they’re inside or outdoors, New Bloomfield Board of Education members hope to shed some extra light on the district’s students.
The city of Holts Summit has gone ahead with the next formal step in its sewer system update.
Missouri activists speak out on seat belt importance at WWU
Three car accident survivors took a packed William Woods University library auditorium on an emotionally wild ride Tuesday in the hopes that others would drive more defensively behind the wheel.
The Fulton Jaycees are giving a chance for area automotive Frankensteins to show off their monsters.
An 18-year-old Fulton High School senior died after he was found unresponsive Sunday morning.
Austin, left, and Devin Flowers jump around in a bounce house at Heartland Church’s annual Sparks in the Fall festival Saturday at the Callaway County Fairgrounds.
When Richard Vaughn and Mike West are taking care of city business, they are usually passing ordinances or discussing municipal issues on the Fulton City Council.
Part of district-wide shift to sharing mascot, colors
McIntire Elementary students came to school as Bears on Friday morning, but left that afternoon as Hornets.
To make up for a loss in manpower, the New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen agreed to increase hours for Police Chief Chris Hammann and one other paid officer at its Thursday meeting.
Bridge demolition would open road to semi traffic, cut Fulton off from railroad
The future of Fulton’s railroad might come down to a single bridge.
Though he spent his career as a college professor, Gale Fuller has had a hand in helping Callaway County’s children for a long time.
Father arrested for violation of protection order, more charges pending
The Fulton Police Department responded early Friday morning to a call that a 5-year-old boy had allegedly wandered into Fastlane at 551 Amerihost Drive from a motel room across the highway.
Despite gov’t shutdown, local veterans plan to see monuments in 1-day D.C. trip
Federal shutdown or not, the Central Missouri Honor Flight goes on.
Kate Bayer and her 23-year-old Moluccan cockatoo, Kalki, see their portrait for the first time on display at Well Read for the Brick District’s First Thursday event.
Starting likely this month, the city of Fulton will begin using cameras to inspect the main sewer line in Stinson Creek for structural flaws and other problems that officials think are increasing flow to the wastewater treatment plant.
“Thank you for calling the Callaway County USDA Service Center. Due to lapse in funding, the (center) is closed effective Oct. 1, 2013, until further notice.”
NostalgiaVille owners to close doors, focus on online store
After spending nearly 18 years in the 1950s, Ron and Judi Dunwoody have earned the right to be nostalgic.
Hits 65 percent of campaign goal in second consecutive record event
After another record-setting year, the Callaway County United Way is 65 percent closer to their $265,000 fall campaign goal.
Ballfield continues to serve residents, hospital
At a sunny, breezy 83 degrees in Fulton, Friday afternoon was the perfect day for America’s pastime, but dozens of Fulton State Hospital employees and city officials weren’t at Seaman Field to play ball.
Annual Lions Club event helps local people who have vision impairments
Twice a year, shoppers at the Fulton C&R Market, Moser’s Discount Foods and Walmart see people with signs and cups asking for donations at the entrance.
Average visits up three people per night for July, August
Callaway County’s emergency homeless shelter saw record numbers of visitors this past summer.
In an effort to help parents better understand the Everyday Math program, Bush Elementary held Family Math Night Wednesday.
Will continue discussion at work session, tentative retreat
The Fulton City Council discussed the proposed city budget for 2014 during its regular meeting Tuesday.
Tina Rich had been a longtime fixture in other daycares in Fulton, but after 11 years she decided it was time to branch out on her own.
The Missouri School for the Deaf is cooking up something special for the community for international Deaf Awareness Week.
After years of lackluster financial support, the historic downtown Fulton theater has a vow of support rallying toward restoration.
Earlier this year, two area women went for a drive that changed their lives.
Adds personal experience living in Middle East
In a One Read book discussion held at Well Read Tuesday evening, many present expressed surprise or confusion at some of the Saudi Arabian customs depicted in Keija Parssinen’s “The Ruins of Us.”
Parssinen discusses culture in Saudi Arabia with students
Columbia-based author Keija Parssinen knows what it’s like to not quite fit in.
To host speaker on controversial Order No. 11
For 10 years, the Elijah Gates Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have been mustering up history buffs in Callaway County.
Muddy obstacle race to bring thousands to northeast Callaway
The Tough Mudder race, an endurance obstacle course that holds events throughout the world, will be in Shamrock in Callaway County on Saturday and Sunday.
Annual award given to exemplary law enforcement by Fulton Rotary
Auxvasse Police Chief Kevin Suedmeyer is the recipient of the Fulton Rotary Club’s 2013 G.W. Law Award.
“Foster grandparents” would tutor at-risk students
Central Missouri Community Action volunteer coordinator Katie Wolfe is calling all grandparents.
Westminster College is ranked by U.S. News & World Report magazine as one of the two Best Liberal Arts Colleges in Missouri and one of the top 150 liberal arts colleges in the nation.
Fulton’s five-year-long DREAM has reached its conclusion.
Historic black church served Tebbetts area for 135 years
More than a century of community history is crumbling, and a group of about 25 concerned community members met Saturday in the Tebbetts Community Hall to help repair it.
At its monthly meeting Wednesday, the Elijah Gates Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans chose a design for the grave marker 24 Civil War veterans would have for the first time in more than a century.
Flanked by Chamber Ambassadors, Court Street business owners and Fulton city officials, Smockingbirds owner Virginia McCoskrie snips the ribbon at a Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce event Thursday heralding the official kickoff of the Brick District.
To disburse small grants throughout year to groups, individuals making positive impact on Callaway County
When allocating money for partner agencies last year, the Callaway County United Way encountered a problem any nonprofit would envy: it had excess funds.
Written, spoken essay contests could earn Callaway students scholarships, savings bond
Optimistic young patriots in Callaway County stand to secure their academic future with two annual essay contests sponsored by the VFW.
After a successful inaugural event last year, Fulton Out of the Darkness walk coordinator Melody Seiger is looking forward to a bigger and better things in 2013.
Callaway officials advise to stay cool during heat wave
With a heat index creeping over 100 degrees today, Callaway County residents are encouraged to stay cool and hydrated.
Most property still unclaimed
The sally port at the Fulton Police Department looked more like a rummage sale Wednesday as it was filled nearly wall to wall with stolen property officers recovered last Friday.
Second event to be held at Old Auxvasse Cemetery
Local history buffs will get a chance to meet with Callawegians long gone at the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society and Museum’s second annual Cemetery Tour on Sept. 18.
Fulton man reaches out to world through radio
He served Fulton and Callaway County as an optometrist for 40 years, but the two broadcast towers he’s erected in his backyard mean Dick White’s neighbors probably know him best as a radio man.
Callaway superintendents weigh in on results, expect more analysis next week
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has publicly released MAP test results for the 2013 school year.