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Callaway-Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association accepting scholarship applications

Callaway-Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Committee is accepting applications through April 10. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in each county and one $500 scholarship will be warded to a current post-secondary student that meets the guidelines. Read more about the guidelines and download the application.

Scott A. Armstrong’s jury trial is set for April 8 in Callaway

Fulton man charged with assault after alleged incident with minor last spring will have pre-trial conference April 6

The pretrial conference for Scott A. Armstrong, a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident with a minor last spring, is set for April 6.

Vehicle search leads to drug arrests of two Fulton residents

Two Fulton residents were arrested Friday morning after police allegedly discovered drugs following a vehicle search.

Two Fulton residents arrested from Westwood Motel after drug-related search

Two Fulton residents were arrested after Fulton Police conducted a narcotics search warrant at the Westwood Motel in Fulton on Thursday.

Fulton man sustains serious injuries in motorcycle crash

A Fulton man suffered serious injuries after crashing into another vehicle on Route Z in Boone County Tuesday.

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Aaron’s employee seeks donations for family displaced after Williamsburg home fire

A local woman is hosting a donation drive for a Williamsburg family that recently lost its home and belongings in a fire on Tuesday.

Callaway County Commission authorizes kitchen equipment purchase for county jail

As the Fulton State Hospital undergoes changes to its facilities, it will no longer provide meals to the jail. The hospital had historically served the same meals to inmates and its patients alike.

WWU president acknowledged as strong, female role model

Gutsy Gals Inspire Me has recognized William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett as a strong female role model. Barnett, who is in her 25th year as president, was recognized for her leadership.

Callaway republicans host annual Lincoln Day dinner Monday

The Callaway County Republican Central Committee’s annual Lincoln Day celebration will take place Monday with a keynote address from Joshua Hawley, a constitutional lawyer and professor of constitutional law at the University of Missouri Law School.

Lions Club to host district convention Saturday in Callaway

The Lions Club District 26-M convention will be held Saturday, March 7 at the Callaway Christian Church in Fulton.

As tax deadlines near, IRS reminds filers of free direct pay tool

The IRS is also reminding filers about the new IRS direct pay tool, which allows taxpayers to quickly and efficiently pay taxes they owe.

Fulton Police ask for public's help regarding 2005 homicide

Fulton Police are asking anyone who knew Shawnda Rena Reed at the time of her death in 2005 or anyone who has information about her death to contact the Fulton Police Department.

Two Fulton residents admit to stealing scrap metal from city water department

Two Fulton residents admitted to stealing scrap metal from the Fulton Water Department, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

Owls to visit William Woods

William Woods University will host a demonstration by the World Bird Sanctuary at 2 p.m. on Feb. 25 in Cutlip Auditorium.

'Art is Ageless' exhibition displays artwork of senior citizens

Local senior citizens will showcase their art work at Fulton Presbyterian Manor’s “Art is Ageless” exhibition Feb. 25-27.

Winter fun show at WWU

William Woods University will host a Winter Fun Horse Show Feb. 27-March 2 in the UPHA arena.

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Fulton man arrested on multiple felony offenses

Callaway County deputies and investigators arrested Shane Vandelicht, 23, of Fulton on Friday for multiple felony offenses, which include five counts of stealing a motor vehicle, four counts of felony stealing, felony driving while revoked and felony resisting arrest.

Callaway County deputies assist Boone County deputies in vehicle pursuit

Callaway County deputies assisted Boone County deputies in a vehicle pursuit Thursday. The car chase started at about 2:25 a.m. Thursday when a Boone County deputy saw a vehicle run a red light near East Broadway and Keene Street.

Charges to be filed in Holts Summit explosive device investigation

Police will release additional information about the charges and investigation Thursday night

Charges will be filed in the Holts Summit explosive device investigation. Tonight, the Holts Summit Police Department will announce charges and arrests related to the investigation, which began last month after an explosive device was discovered inside a mailbox in the 200 block of Venus Street in Holts Summit.

New Bloomfield board of aldermen amend budget, increase net surplus for 2015

At the regular meeting of the New Bloomfield Board of Alderman Thursday, Feb. 12, the board voted to amend the 2015 budget, increasing the total revenue for the year.

No foul play suspected in death of Holts Summit man

Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call at 10:21 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 on Copper Road, south of Holts Summit, and discovered a man's body in a nearby lake.

Single vehicle accident results in death of Fulton man Sunday

An accident involving a four-wheel all-terrain vehicle resulted in the death of a Fulton man Sunday, according to a Fulton Police press release.

Fulton man arrested after narcotics search warrant

Charles Tyrone Webb, 41 of Fulton, was arrested for possession of Marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia on Friday morning, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

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.

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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 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.

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.