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.
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.
The Fulton Jaycees are giving a chance for area automotive Frankensteins to show off their monsters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.