Oldest franchise in Callaway family owned for 20 years
After close to 50 years at Fulton’s Ford dealership — with 20 at its helm — Don Keeney has decided it was time to hang up the keys and sell Keen Ford.
The New Bloomfield Fire Protection District responded to a call at about 1 p.m. Tuesday when a trailer home here was burned to the ground.
Nelson’s Garage is likely a total loss following a major fire Monday morning, Fulton Fire Department Chief Dean Buffington said.
Staff with Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless hoped for a good turnout to their first Holiday Dinner Fundraiser hosted at Beks Restaurant Sunday, but what they got blew their expectations out of the water.
Mid-Missouri home and business owners have a new choice in Fulton to fix their roofs or put up siding.
During Thanksgiving break, McIntire Elementary School kindergarten teacher Shauna Smith saw an interview on TV that led to several soldiers receiving a special reminder of home for the holidays.
Beginning Dec. 10, visitors to the Callaway Community Hospital’s emergency room will need to enter through the main entrance while the hospital expands the ER’s waiting room and entrance.
About 708 utility customers in Fulton were without power Tuesday — some for as long as five hours — due to a faulty underground power circuit at the Fulton State Hospital, city and state workers determined.
Recalls serving country during time of segregation
Virgil “Jack” McBride, a Word War II Navy veteran and president of the local NAACP branch, received some long overdue recognition for his service last week.
A small ceremony was held Tuesday at Southside Cemetery where Fulton City Councilman Steve Moore and Debo Funeral Home General Manager John Pautz welcomed the addition of two new granite plaques on columns marking the cemetery’s entrance.
For David Bartz, his work at Lifetouch Portrait Studios is about to get a lot more personal.
Pledges, donations and successful fundraising campaigns have earned the City of Fulton close to 65 percent of their $250,000 goal to build a new animal shelter, and if all goes according to plan, preliminary work on the building could begin as early as next spring.
With only two weeks remaining in the SERVE, Inc. Adopt A Family program, only 359 of the 684 eligible low-income Callaway children have found donors.
For families separated from loved ones by incarceration, hospital stays or similar places of residency, the holidays can be a difficult time. A local motel hopes to make that easier.
The Fulton Fire Department responded to a call around 3:36 p.m. Thursday to a ramp at Fulton Skate Park that had caught fire.
Fulton shoppers now have more exotic fish, snacks, seasonings and soups available to put on their grocery lists.
A Fulton man with a heart condition charges that a doctor at Callaway Community Hospital violated federal law by denying him treatment in the hospital’s emergency room last week.
A Fulton woman was air-lifted to University Hospital in Columbia Wednesday following an accident where a metal object fell off of a truck and crashed through her windshield, the Fulton Police Department said.
Children in Callaway County will have a direct line to Santa Claus once again this year, by way of the Fulton Sun and The Callaway Bank.
When the Fulton Jaycee’s and New Bloomfield Christmas parades take to Callaway’s streets this weekend, both will feature a unique twist aimed at getting the community more involved.
The bulk of discussion at Auxvasse’s city council meeting Tuesday centered around a presentation from Schulte Supply, a company from which the City of Auxvasse is considering purchasing wireless upgrades to the meter reading system.
In honor of past loved ones, and to support the Portland Community Center, the new center’s Memorial Tree and Christmas House Tour of the former St. Mark’s Episcopal School for Boys both return from last year.
Staff at Garrett Animal Shelter, Fulton’s city-run animal control center, reported two dogs stolen from its outdoor pen Monday.
The Fulton Heritage Trust’s annual Victorian Christmas has a slightly more specific focus this year.
Sleigh bells won’t be the only ones jingling on the holiday weekends after today.
The Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society has saved what might be Callaway’s oldest horse from being put out to pasture.
Beks Restaurant in downtown Fulton will host a special fundraiser holiday dinner and silent auction Dec. 9 to benefit Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless.
Longtime visitors to the Court Street United Methodist Church’s 60th annual Christmas Bazaar, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 1, will have a lot to reminisce about.
A national report of comprehensive statistics states that Westminster College takes first in Missouri and fifth nationwide as the liberal arts college with the most internationally diverse campus by percentage.
The Fulton State Hospital’s Employee Relations Committee is sponsoring a holiday craft bazaar 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the FSH Main Canteen that will help the committee provide events for staff, as well as New Bloomfield seniors’ Project Graduation.
The Fulton School District Board of Education's meeting Wednesday saved the district money and further examined how to deal with the district's lagging graduation rate.
An addendum approved by the Auxvasse Council at their meeting Tuesday to the contract with the city’s engineers, Allstate Consultants, clarifies a payment schedule with Allstate and should place Auxvasse’s water system improvements project higher on grant lists.
The Callaway County Emergency Operations Center hopes to make the holidays a little cheerier for soldiers overseas and a family closer to home.
First-time home buyers in Fulton and rural Callaway struggling to find something in their price range might get a little help from The Callaway Bank thanks to a recent grant.
If John Cox, 67, isn’t the wealthiest cook in Callaway, he’s certainly the happiest.
Democrat Dan Roe was the only incumbent seeking re-election to lose a county level position in the general election when Jody Paschal won about 56 percent of the vote, but what makes Roe’s situation even more unique is that he will continue as Callaway’s assessor for another 10 months.
For the veterans of Southside Baptist Church’s congregation, the Veterans Day services Sunday will give them an opportunity to become part of the church itself.
When Dennis Byler was wounded for the third time 9 1/2 months into his tour of Vietnam — this time from grenade shrapnel during Operation Swift — the Marine Corporal was sent to Japan to serve the remainder of his 13-month service overseas.
In a close race, incumbent Karen Digh Allen defeated challenging Republican Kitty Zeugin by a margin of just over 400 votes for the county’s Public Administrator seat.
Republican challenger and local businessman Jody Paschal has taken Callaway County’s Assessor seat, according to the unofficial final summary reports released from the Callaway County Clerk’s office Tuesday night.
For 10-year-old Kendall Dillon and many 4th graders like her, the electoral college was one of the more boring topics to discuss in the weeks leading up to the election.
Much like the theme of their annual Christmas parade coming up Dec. 1, the Fulton Jaycee's hope to make a “Miracle on Court Street.”
Volunteers from the community are invited to help Victory Fellowship Church package 20,000 meals to send to impoverished communities in Haiti.
When Cake Creations’ owner, Lanette Kielbasa, decided to take advantage of the downtown revitalization loan incentive program, she saw it as more than an opportunity to move into a new building.
After suffering a stroke, Margie Adrian’s life changed about a year ago.
Cameron Love pulls a prize out of a treasure chest after drawing a lucky key. This year, the Downtown Assocation's Halloween Festival moved further up Court Street from years past, and included food, games and support from businesses, churches and organizations county-wide.
Two new leadership programs at Westminster College aim to plug in African American students at Westminster College with mentors in the Callaway community.
In an effort to add police presence and cut down on issues such as panhandling, trespassing and speeding, the Kingdom City Board of Trustees has worked out a trial partnership with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office to have the latter organization do patrols through the village starting Nov. 2.
One Bartley 5th grader’s ambition will furnish the Buddy Pack program with a food supply that’s been in dire need since February.
Fulton’s jack-o-lantern sculptors will have a chance to showcase their art when the Parks and Recreation Department host their 2nd annual Pumpkins in the Park event Tuesday, Oct. 30 at Memorial Park.