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.
Fulton’s five-year-long DREAM has reached its conclusion.
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.
“Foster grandparents” would tutor at-risk students
Central Missouri Community Action volunteer coordinator Katie Wolfe is calling all grandparents.
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.
To continue looking at city preservation ordinance at next meeting
According to Historic Preservation Commission member David McDaniel, Fulton’s current preservation ordinance lacks teeth.
For the seventh year in a row, the air at the Fulton State Hospital lawn will soon be filled with the smell of tangy barbecue and the sound of twangy music.
Goes on to nationals in September
Jaiden Galbreath is now the newest and youngest in a long line of pullers.
The 2013 Kingdom of Callaway County Fair is in the books, but the Fulton Jaycees didn’t have too much time to rest after the oftentimes hectic event before organizing a different kind of circus.
The Fulton VFW has expanded its menu — and service.
Quilting group asks community to help sew stockings for local charities
The Jefferson City-based Missouri River Quilt Guild is used to giving back to the community. Many of the group’s 120 members contribute to the guild’s various ongoing service projects, such as making quilts for Habitat For Humanity or lap blankets for elderly veterans going on the Honor Flight or receiving care in the VA Hospital.
The Fulton Fire Department responded at about 2 p.m. Thursday to a car fire at the corner of East 9th and Vine streets.
Though the Callaway Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) for their work in natural disaster preparedness, but those aren’t the only problems they want you to be ready for.
Donates toys for children in lieu of birthday presents
Jennifer Books knows most girls her daughter’s age want lots of presents for their 10th birthdays.
Should bond issue pass in April, city would have more time to upgrade
On the wings of good news involving a compromise on the Environmental Protection Agency’s mandated improvements to the wastewater treatment facility, the Fulton City Council gave the go-ahead to get started on the process at Tuesday’s meeting.
From left: Christian Moore, Abby Schmidt and Megan Schmidt play with toys during the T-Bird Preschool open house Monday.
The Fulton City Council will meet tonight, beginning with a work session at at 6:30 p.m., followed by a public hearing and its regular meeting at 7:30.
More than 700 students will be going back to school this week with a backpack full of supplies.
Registration deadline Aug. 28 for course
The Kingdom of Callaway Chamber of Commerce is looking for 12 emerging business leaders in Callaway County.
Millersburg Christian Church to host bluegrass worship service
As the other seven musicians tune their instruments or debate which song should start off practice, Juanita Heider has made up her mind.
The Holts Summit Fire Protection District is staying tuned in to dispatch, thanks to a state grant.
Tomatoes, peppers bolster food pantry stores
SERVE, Inc.’s food pantry is ripe for the picking, thanks to the donation of four new raised beds to the charity’s garden.
Animal-lovers in Fulton will soon be teeing off to help raise money for the city’s animal shelter yet again.
Annual baby contest brings droves to bandstand at Callaway Fair
Thursday may not have been one of the busiest days at the Kingdom of Callaway County Fair, but it is definitely in the running for the cutest.
Back-to-school events held as part of national clinic week
Uninsured and underinsured children in Callaway County will have a chance to go back to school this year with a better bill of health.
Six graduate from CMCA leadership class with new resources, higher hopes
As an intimate group of friends and family enjoyed dinner while waiting for graduation ceremonies to start Wednesday at the Callaway Electric Co-op, decorative table pieces were adorned with plaques that read “What is your passion?”
Proceeds from dinner will provide more opportunities for young scouts
One of Callaway County’s longest-running Cub Scout packs wants to feed the community something a little more substantial than popcorn.
Owner receives minor burns
A home in the 100 block of Maple Street was damaged by a fire Sunday afternoon, causing serious damage to the building and minor burns to its occupant.
State Hospital hosts seminar on trauma, care for those who live with it
It’s been seven years since Fulton State Hospital partnered with the National Center for Trauma-Informed Care to improve the way it helps clients living with traumatic experience.
Effective immediately, Veterans Park playground closes with multiple safety violations
In a 4-3 split, the Fulton City Council voted to immediately close a section of playground equipment with multiple safety violations.