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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.

FRDC inmate dies, attributed to natural causes

Ronald Reed, 70, was pronounced dead at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center Thursday.

Two Fulton residents arrested after narcotics search warrant

While executing a narcotics search warrant on the 500 block of West 7th Street, Fulton Police Department officers allegedly discovered numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a white powdery substance and an illegal weapon.

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Fulton woman arrested, charged with burglary, robbery and domestic assault

Fulton Police officers received a call of an assault in progress just after midnight Sunday. They arrested a fulton woman and charged her with burglary in the first degree, robbery in the second degree and domestic assault in the second degree.

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DWI chronic offender arrested after allegedly giving Callaway County deputy fake name

After originally allegedly providing a deputy with a false name, Rodney S. Garnett,49, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 19 for driving while intoxicated.

The Hunts folk band to play at WWU Wednesday

The Hunts, an alternative folk band, will perform at 7 p.m. at William Woods University’s Cutlip Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Read more about the band.

Fulton fall cleanup week starts Monday

Fulton’s fall cleanup begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, Oct. 24. Read more about what the city can and can't pickup.

Eight-hour standoff ends with arrest of Fulton man

A Fulton man occupied about 23 officers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Callaway County Sheriff's Office and the Fulton Police Department overnight Tuesday in an eight-hour standoff.

VisionArts Eyecare Center holds ninth annual second sight friends fundraiser today

The ninth annual second sight friends fundraiser is today.

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Fulton High School FFA hosts petting zoo for children

Fulton High School’s FFA gave young children the opportunity to go up close and personal with animals at a petting zoo on Friday.

Candidate forum Thursday gives voters chance to learn more

A candidate forum will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fulton City Hall. The forum is an opportunity for voters to ask questions and hear more about candidates for Callaway County and state offices, and their positions on various issues before the Nov. 4 election.

Car, foot chase leads to arrest of Fulton man

A Fulton man allegedly led a Callaway County Sherriff's Office deputy on a high-speed chase around 2:30 a.m. Saturday near Old Highway 54 and State Road NN.

Robbery suspects arrested in Sedalia

Two Fulton residents are in jail after an investigation into an armed robbery that took place on Grand Street early Friday morning, according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

YMCA replaces joining fee with SERVE donation during October

The YMCA of Callaway County is waiving its joining fee during October for new members who donate a non-perishable food item or hygiene item to SERVE instead.

Storms pass through Callaway County Wednesday

Ameren Missouri's Callaway Energy Center in Reform does not have damage to its property after Wednesday night's storms. Callaway Electric Cooperative reported customers without power.

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Fulton PD arrest suspected shop lifter for meth distribution Tuesday

Fulton Police arrested Teresa L. Lopez, 40, just after noon Tuesday after police discovered several grams of methamphetamine, scales and packaging materials with her.

Accused Fulton killer in court for probation violations

Scottie Willet was in Boone County Court on separate charges Monday

The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old Fulton boy was in Boone County Court on separate charges Monday.

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Kingdom of Callaway County Historical Society prepares for cemetery tour

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society will hold a cemetery tour in Hillcrest Cemetery in Fulton on Sunday, Sept. 28. Click for photos of the historical society preparing for the tour.

Fulton PD arrest man for marijuana, cocaine; held for failure to pay child support

A call about harassment led to an arrest and drug charges for a Fulton man wanted for failing to pay child support.

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Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes to be honored with memorial marker

The Christopher Casey Chapter of the Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolutionary War will honor Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes with a ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

Westminster College recognized as military friendly school

Westminster College was named to the top 15 percent of college, universities and trade schools who work to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and their spouses as students.

Portion of U.S. 54 named in honor of Holts Summit Police Sgt. Bryan Holohan

A portion of U.S. 54 in Callaway County was named in honor of Holts Summit Police Sgt. Bryan Holohan this week.