One of the Tuesday highlights at the Kingdom of Callaway County Fair was the kids tractor pull, which drew dozens of excited participants. Hundreds braved the scorching temperatures as the fair and carnival rides were up and running. The fair continues for the rest of the week. See daily schedule on page 2 in today’s edition.
Two University of Missouri grads appointed to Fulton Sun
The Callaway County Sheriff website is down after the department’s webmaster found strong evidence indicating the site was hacked last week.
The Callaway County Sheriff Department, Fulton Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol are assisting the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Internal Revenue Service in issuing five federal warrants throughout Callaway County.
The Auxvasse Lions Club will host its 34th annual Truck and Tractor Pull Friday, July 17.
The North Callaway School District released its 2015-2016 free and reduced price lunch policy and student eligibility.
A drug raid in Fulton Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of two Fulton residents.
Accident on I-70 leaves one woman dead, another injured
Mike Basnett has been appointed as the board chairman of The Callaway Bank.
Fulton man arrested after a car chase landed him in the hospital from a gunshot wound.
Gallery of events that took place during the 12th annual "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair in Fulton.
A Fulton man turned himself into authorities on Monday after allegedly fleeing from officers during a weekend pursuit.
Enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs opened June 17.
Judy Baumgartner, who has served as Callaway County's representative for the Missouri Silver Haired Legislature for four years has been re-elected for another two years. Members were also elected for the Callaway County Senior Center Council.
New Bloomfield man Robert Joseph Pope, 31, was arrested June 4 for various sexual abuse charges involving two children.
The Callaway County Public Library held its first superhero event, Wednesday. Click to see photos and to learn more about the summer reading program.
Authorities conducted federal firearms search in Millersburg last month, investigation is ongoing
A federal firearms investigation, which led to the search of a Millersburg home last month, has moved out of the mid-Missouri region. The investigation is still ongoing.
Clayton Key Craddock of Fulton was arrested Friday after failing to stop at a stop sign on Nichols Street near Fifth Street at 10:30 p.m., according to a Fulton Police Department press release.
Robert Spencer receives Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award
Robert Spencer, of Mokane, has been volunteering and helping others in the community for more than 30 years. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently recognized Spencer, along with 24 others, with the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award.
Elderly man was pastor of Fulton church
Authorities have confirmed that the two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 54 today was fatal — killing William Rogers, 92 of Fulton. He was a local pastor and World War II veteran.
Deputies arrest two men after traffic stop Wednesday
Callaway County deputies arrested two men after a traffic stop and brief foot chase Wednesday afternoon on Bluff Street, near Sixth Street. Read for more details.
One person is in federal custody in connection with a federal firearms investigation. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Callaway County SWAT made the arrest Wednesday morning in Callaway County.
A Holts Summit man and woman were arrested May 6 for multiple counts of child sexual abuse and related offenses, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Callaway County’s Court found Scott A. Armstrong guilty of third-degree misdemeanor assault Tuesday. Armstrong was charged with assault after an incident involving a minor last spring.
Callaway, Cole County package thief arrested for similar offenses
Callaway County deputies arrested John Jaegers, 43 of Holts Summit, Monday for burglary, property damage and stealing, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release. Jaegers was also involved in package thefts in both Cole and Callaway counties in November — a separate offense from the one he was arrested for on Monday.
A 17-year-old was arrested after Fulton Police determined he was responsible for shutting down the Fulton Public School district’s computer network Thursday, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.
A Fulton man was arrested over the weekend for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.
Fulton Police arrested a man for domestic assault early Monday morning. A female at an apartment on the 800 block of Bluff Street called police stating that she was being assaulted, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.
City plans to repave patches of road affected by water project
The city of Auxvasse began work on its Water Improvement Project last week after several years of preparation and preliminary work. At the board of aldermen's April 14 meeting, the water project’s contractors, Hutchins Telecom, asked for a 45-day extension on the project.
Organization hopes to raise more money than last year
The Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary scholarship committee meets this week to decide who its 2015 scholarship recipients will be and the group is gearing up for its annual spring card party, which funds its scholarships.
An accident involving a moped on U.S. Highway 54 occurred Tuesday night.
A traffic accident on U.S. Highway 54 near I-70 left a Mexico man with serious injuries Monday night.
Starting Monday after 12 p.m., the city of Auxvasse will be under a water boil advisory, according to a press release from the city.
Fulton Police responded to 511 E. Eighth Street at 8:53 a.m. Friday after receiving a report that a woman had been stabbed.
More than 500 high students from Missouri will be in Fulton Saturday for the Missouri State Science Olympiad at Westminster College.
Fulton Police arrested a Fulton woman for robbery after a vehicle collision Friday night on Oak Street, south of Second Street.
The Fulton Police Department completed a narcotics search warrant at 410 E. 10th Street Thursday, leading to an arrest.
A Fulton couple is currently living with relatives after their home on County Road 428 caught fire Wednesday night.
Callaway Community Hospital is being renamed to Fulton Medical Center, according to a press release from the medical institution. The new name, the release states, “reflects a renewed commitment to the hospital and the community.”
For Leora Walling, the children and employees at HeadStart are like children to her. When she walks in, children run to greet her with hugs and HeadStart employees greet her with a smile.
Kevin Phares to continue as mayor of Auxvasse, Starkey remains on North Callaway School Board
Auxvasse Mayor Kevin Phares and North Callaway School Board member Scott Starkey pledged their commitment to their respective entities Tuesday night after it was announced the incumbents would continue their reign in office.
After Tuesday's election, some officials managed to retain their spots, while other seats were shaken up, like in the South Callaway School District with two challengers taking the place of two incumbents on the district’s board of education.
Click here to see the latest results for Tuesday's election.
Richard “Rick” Kennedy, a 30-year media veteran, has been named as editor of the Fulton Sun. Click to read more about his prior work experience.
The Holts Summit Police Department is investigating a break-in at Doolittle Manufacturing on State Road AA.
Fulton Police make arrest after gunshots shatter window at Fulton Graphics early Thursday morning.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman wanted for unlawful use of a credit card in Illinois, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Auxvasse man accused of beating neighbor to death, sending neighbor’s father to hospital goes to trial
The jury trial for an Auxvasse-area man, Jake Gastler, charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault, is set for April 7 at the Callaway County Courthouse.
The Boone/Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause of death for a Holts Summit man found dead in a lake on Feb. 10 as “drowning with contributing cause of high alcohol content,” Lt. Clay Chism with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said.
Deputies pursue vehicle after responding to shots fired call
A Fulton man was arrested Friday night following a car chase, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.