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Westminster, William Woods University host events open to public

As WWU wraps up its high school art show, it prepares for its next exhibit featuring work of a St. Louis photographer. Westminster College will host an acrobatic group.

Callaway County Extension Center holds financial education classes

The Callaway County Extension Center will hold a series of financial education classes starting this week and continuing through May. Click to read more about the classes' topics and for information on how to register.

New Bloomfield holds financial aid night for seniors

New Bloomfield High School will hold a financial aid night at 6 tonight in the high school library. A representative from William Woods University’s admissions department will give a presentation and answer questions regarding financial aid and the government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.

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International speaker coming to William Woods

Daughter of social rights activist Desmond Tutu to talk of life in apartheid South Africa

In its week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, William Woods University will host the daughter of South African social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at 6 p.m. today in Cutlip Auditorium.

New Bloomfield to vote on possible change in municipal elections

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen recently voted to put a ballot issue on the April 7 ballot, which, if approved, would allow the city to forego an election if the candidates who file are running unopposed.

New Bloomfield to vote on possible change in municipal elections

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen recently voted to put a ballot issue on the April 7 ballot, which, if approved, would allow the city to forego an election if the candidates who file are running unopposed.

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Ameren Missouri awards Capital Region Medical Center $417,000

The utility company’s program gives money as an incentive for energy efficiency improvements

Ameren Missouri’s ActOnEnergy BizSavers program awarded Capital Region Medical Center an incentive of more than $417,000. Capital Region earned the incentive after making “extensive energy-efficient improvements to the organization’s buildings,” according to a press release.

High-speed vehicle pursuit leads to Holts Summit man's arrest

A driver allegedly fled from the Callaway County deputies and Holts Summit police officers Sunday, Jan. 18, according to a Callaway County Sheriff's Office press release.

North Callaway bonds available to local investors

Local backers now have the opportunity to invest in the North Callaway R-I Schools. According to a press release, the district’s board of education has instructed its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart and Company of St. Louis, to make the $6 million general obligation bond issue available to local individual and institutional investors.

Wednesday night fire damages mobile home, injures firefighter

A Wednesday night fire damaged a mobile home in Calwood and left a firefighter injured.

William Woods sponsors art competition, show for high school students

William Woods University’s art department is offering area high school students the opportunity to be showcased at the college’s “Emerging Talent High School Show.”

Two New Bloomfield school board members re-file for their seats

Two members of the New Bloomfield R-III Schools Board of Education have re-filed for their seats. The terms for School Board of Education President Terri Sweeten and member Russ Weyland are both up this April, meaning there are two positions open for three-year terms.

Grand Street, 13th Street intersection road closure this week

The intersection of Grand Street and 13th Street will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 6-7). Residents should expect some traffic delay.

Trial for Fulton man charged with assault of a minor starts Jan. 8

Scott A. Armstrong appears in Callaway County court this week

The trial for a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident involving a minor starts this week. Scott A. Armstrong, 37, allegedly put a teenage boy in a chokehold in March. He will appear in front of a jury at 9 a.m. on Jan. 8, according to Missouri’s online court records.

Fulton, Missouri Department of Conservation offers solutions for Christmas tree disposal

With the holidays in the past, there might be Christmas trees still lingering in living rooms, and the city of Fulton has disposal solutions.

Two bank accounts set up for donations for families affected by recent fire

Two bank accounts have been set up at Central Bank in Fulton for the families affected by a fire just before Christmas. The Quick and Mahnken families shared a home that caught fire just before the holiday.

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Top photos of the year

A look back on 2014 through the Fulton Sun’s favorite images

Before the new year begins tomorrow, the Fulton Sun reflected on 2014 and the best photos from the year. See what images made in our top ten list and more.

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Reflecting on 2014: A look back on May-August

The Fulton Sun glanced back at 2014 in the months of May, June, July and August. Read on to learn more about the highlights from those months, including the Moore's Mill Civil War dedication, Fulton State Hospital plans advancing and the passing of a New Bloomfield police officer.

Missouri State Public Defender System appoints new district defender to Fulton trial office

The Missouri State Public Defender System announced Monday its appointment of Ella Boone Conley as District Defender of the Fulton trial office, according to a Missouri State Public Defender System press release. She replaces Justin Carver who will now serve as the District Defender of the Jefferson City trial office.

Sheriff's Office: Fulton man arrested after car chase reached speeds of 90 MPH

Driver was allegedly uncooperative, sped away from deputy

A Fulton man was arrested Saturday after allegedly speeding away from a Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputy who was attempting to pull over his vehicle, according to a Sheriff's Office press release. The deputy pursued the vehicle in a chase that reached speeds of 90 MPH in a 35 MPH area.

McIntire receives literacy grant

Dollar General, Reading is Fundamental partner to help school get more books

Students at McIntire Elementary have some new books to read thanks to Dollar General and Reading Is Fundamental.

Fulton Family Dollar robbed Sunday

Police looking for male suspect

The Family Dollar located at 4 East Third Street in Fulton reported an armed robbery just before 8 p.m. Sunday night, according to a Fulton Police Department press release. Read more details about the suspect.

Two arrested on drug-related charges Sunday

Two Fulton residents were arrested Sunday after Fulton Police conducted a narcotic search warrant on the 1400 block of Monroe Street at the home of Brent Teel, according to a Fulton Police press release.

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Fulton Fire, Police and state fire marshal deem Vine Street fire as 'intentional' after investigation

The Fulton Fire Department, Fulton Police Department and state fire marshal have determined a structural fire in Fulton Friday was set intentionally.

WWU holds December graduation ceremony Saturday

The university will hold its December commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday in Cutlip Auditorium.

VFW to host reception for essay contest winners

Winners of the Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests will be announced during a special reception at Fulton VFW Post 2657 Sunday.

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WWU students awarded as outstanding students in their major

William Woods University students Grace Fritz, Rachel Frabotta, Mariah Wheaton and Jim Ball were honored as outstanding students in their majors last month at the Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention.

New Bloomfield looks for residents to join city committees

The city of New Bloomfield is looking for residents to join four different city committees — Finance and Economic Development, Planning and Zoning Commission, Public Safety/Police Board and Parks and City Beautification.

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Casey's convenience store reports armed robbery

Police looking for suspect

Casey's convenience store on north Business 54 reported an armed robbery to Fulton Police early Tuesday morning, according to a Fulton Police press release.

Callaway 2 Water District issues boil advisory

Callaway 2 Water District issued a boil advisory beginning Dec. 8 and ending Dec. 10 in the afternoon. Click to read what areas of the county are affected by the advisory.

MU health care, Nueterra purchase Callaway Community Hospital

The University of Missouri (MU) Health Care and Nueterra announced a joint purchase of Callaway Community Hospital in Fulton. Find out more about their partnership.

Fulton man arrested after low-speed chase

Fulton Police responded to a call at 11:43 p.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of Merklin Drive for a report of a man knocking on the front door of a residence he has an active trespassing warning for, according to a release from the police department.

Callaway County events celebrate Christmas season

As the Christmas holiday gets closer, Callaway County is preparing celebrations big and small. Click to read what events are coming up in the next couple weeks.

Driver ran off road Monday night, obtained minor injuries

A New Bloomfield man started having a medical problem while he was driving in the 700 block of US 54 East Monday night, which caused him to run his 2011 Toyota Tundra off the left side of the road.

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Fulton PD looking for suspect in armed robbery

Police responded to an armed robbery call just after 9 p.m. Tuesday

When officers arrived at Incentive Resale, located at 601 Airway Dr. in Fulton, a store clerk reported that someone with a long gun came into the store and demanded money from the store's register.

Fulton man arrested over weekend for Auxvasse home invasion

Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported home invasion at about 4:08 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22 on the 200 block of Morgan Street in Auxvasse. The suspect was arrested later that morning.

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Holts Summit Police ask for public's help locating stolen packages

Police continue search for stolen items after man admitted to stealing packages in multiple jurisdictions

Investigators are still recovering packages they believe were stolen by a man who one Callaway County resident caught on video stealing from her home.

Fulton Police assist Jefferson City Police Department in ending high speed chase

The Fulton Police Department ended a high speed chase today after placing spike strips to blow the tires of the suspects' vehicle.

North Callaway graduate to compete for Miss Missouri title in June

Audrey Langworthy of Auxvasse was crowned Miss Branson 2015 on Saturday, Nov. 15. The Miss Springfield/Miss Branson Pageant was a preliminary competition for the Miss Missouri Scholarship Pageant. Langworthy will compete for the Miss Missouri title in June in Mexico, Missouri.

FAA investigating cause of Monday night plane crash in Fulton

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the cause of a plane crash that happened Monday night at the Fulton-Elton Hensley Memorial Airport. The plane crashed just after takeoff.

One person rescued in Fulton house fire

One person had to be rescued during a house fire Monday morning in Fulton.

4 Fulton residents arrested, 3 for drug-related charges

Fulton man hides in closet when deputies search home

Deputies found a Fulton man, who had six Callaway County warrants for failure to appear, hiding in a closet when they searched a Fulton home Monday.

Trial set for Fulton man charged with third-degree assault

Scott A. Armstrong to appear before jury on Jan. 8

The trial date has been set for a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident involving a minor.

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Election Results

Click here to view the latest election results for the following races: Callaway County Commission, House District 43, House District 49, Senate District 10 and U.S. Representative District 3. Also see results for the North Callaway bond issue as well as Callaway County and statewide results for the proposed amendments to Missouri's Constitution.

Callaway Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association holds logo design contest

The Callaway Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association is asking for help designing its new logo and brand. The association is asking students to submit their ideas.

Red Cross helps Mokane resident whose home caught fire Saturday

American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter volunteers are continuing to check in on a Mokane resident who lost their home in a fire Saturday.

A roundup of events happening on Halloween Day

There are a variety of Halloween activities going on this afternoon and evening in Fulton. To name a few, Westminster College’s Student Government Association is hosting a “Spooky Sidewalks” event, Creative Minds Child Development Center is opening its doors and The Fulton Sun will be taking Halloween pictures to run in the paper.

Sir Winston's closes when owner decides to retire

Sir Winston’s Restaurant closed its doors at the end of operating hours yesterday.

Westminster College is seeking public feedback

Westminster College is seeking public comments about itself as part of the school’s periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

Fulton Rotary now accepting books for book drive

The Fulton Rotary Club is collecting books that will be given to approximately 150 foster children in Callaway County.