Inaugural humanitarian award to honor Fulton, Callaway women
This year’s Celia Commemoration won’t settle for honoring just one woman.
Champs Chicken provider holds grand opening of new distribution center to local, state fanfare
A Holts Summit company on Tuesday celebrated a multi-million dollar expansion expected to add more than 40 jobs to the local economy.
For the second year in a row, survivors of suicide will have a safe place to talk or listen about their experience.
Two central Missouri men were arrested recently after allegedly breaking into a farm near Millersburg, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office officials said.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be collecting food and money for a local food pantry in Callaway County.
Would potentially keep costs lower, level for rate payers
The city of Fulton is seeking to buy 40 percent of its natural gas up to a decade in advance to keep rate prices level.
The Fulton City Council agreed to shoulder fees for the city’s employees if they make good on their annual checkups, but passed on any increases in dependent coverage at the Tuesday council meeting.
A group formed to promote tourism to Fulton and Callaway County might soon need to turn its focus to building repair.
South Callaway native guest speaker at VFW, American Legion event
City, county and state officials were among the crowd of more than 140 packed into the Fulton VFW Monday evening, but the real guest of honor was an Air Force colonel.
Year after year, the Fulton NAACP and Youth Life Improvement Association have celebrated Callaway County’s African American seniors. For the 26th consecutive year, they did just that with their Senior Citizens’ annual Holiday Luncheon on Friday at Sir Winston’s in Fulton.
Shawn Lee is used to fighting for what he believes in. The Holts Summit native spent eight years in the Army, rising to the rank of staff sergeant while serving tours in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Bazer turns self in on attorney Friday morning
The suspect in the Fulton Public Schools bus barn bomb threat Oct. 30 that left three schools on lockdown has turned himself in, Fulton police told the Fulton Sun this morning.
City identifies manhole, cracked pipes as factors in inflow, infiltration
The company contracted by the city of Fulton hasn’t finished its closed-circuit video inspection of the city’s sewer lines, but city officials have already identified two sources of excess water overworking the sewer plant.
On Dec. 15, Callaway County residents will be able to enjoy a warm meal that will help give the county’s homeless population a warm bed.
New traditions to continue with tree lighting Dec. 2
For three decades, the National Churchill Museum has been a key part of Fulton’s Christmas celebration.
Payments due by end of year
The Callaway County Collector’s office will be mailing out county real estate and personal property tax statements today.
Missourian Jay Hickman discusses the techniques and tools he uses to carve his handmade Native American flutes in a presentation at the Callaway County Public Library Monday.
Humane Society drive to collect unused dog houses for ‘homeless’ pups kicks off
Though many dogs in Callaway County have owners, not all have a house to call their own.
With an increase in matches from two organizations, the Callaway Arts Council hopes to raise upwards of $45,000 to get its downtown theatre restoration project off the ground.
Seeks more exposure for recycling, workshop services through rebranding
People who drive by the seemingly unassuming storefront at 2611 North Bluff St. might not realize there is a resale shop — much less an 18,645 square-foot recycling facility — tucked away behind a row of trees and telephone poles.
State audit alleges involvement in embezzlement, fraud
A former clerk supervisor in the Callaway County Court has turned herself in to the county sheriff following a warrant for her arrest on three felony charges of forgery Friday.
Based on missing funds, lack of oversight
Citing missing funds, questionable transactions, failure to comply with legal provisions and problems with accounting controls and procedures, the state auditor’s office has cited the overall performance in these areas of the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Callaway County as poor — the lowest of four possible ratings.
Award given to Dollar General communities to bolster literacy, readership
Fulton Middle School Principal Chris Crane didn’t know what he was getting himself into when he met school district and Dollar General executives in his library today.
The Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (MIRMA) has helped another Callaway County police department lower its liability and keep its residents safe.
Larry Underwood wants you to join the Fulton VFW.
FADC guides tours to highlight expansion, investment opportunities in Callaway County
At the invitation of the Fulton Area Development Corporation and a local business owner, 16 business executives from China will tour the city of Fulton and its surrounding businesses today, continuing a visit that began Monday morning.
Callaway’s CMCA, Our House partner to provide help center
Jerry Damron of Fulton knows firsthand how instrumental Our House can be in getting a life back on track.
Fulton Ford will soon have more than 100 motorcycles on its lot, though they won’t be for sale.
Annual Vet’s Day dinner slated 6 p.m. Nov. 11
The American Legion Post 210 and VFW Post 2657 will be celebrating U.S. service men and women with the help of a local airman.
Awarded by city insurance group to lower liability exposure
Thanks to a grant from its liability insurance program, the city of Fulton will have plenty of new equipment intended to keep employees and residents safe.
Callaway County Head Start event to raise awareness for services
The Callaway County Head Start wants its Fulton families to have a ton of fun.
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.
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.
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.
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.