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FHS student wins award at State Constitution Competition

AJ Ballard, a freshman at Fulton High School, was presented the Scout Award.

Scheduled roadwork set for Callaway starting Tuesday

The Department of Transportation will replace culvert pipes on two roadways in Callaway.

Callaway County applications for LIHEAP assistance being accepted

Qualifying individuals can receive help through the cold winter months and into March.

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First Place Regional Winners

FHS Constitutional Project team advances to state.

Men disappear after police stop in Holts Summit, still at large

Two individuals remain on the loose after what appeared to be a routine traffic stop Saturday night.

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Kingdom City accident leaves two dead, five with injuries

An accident at the eastbound Kingdom City exit on I-70 has left two dead; updated Tuesday night.

Two Fulton residents face drug charges

Two Fulton residents were arrested Tuesday on drug charges following traffic stop.

Shots fired at car Monday in Fulton; no injuries reported

Local colleges not threatened

Update: Fulton police say shots fired at car on 900 block of Westminster; two shell casings found, and two bullet holes seen on vehicle.

Single-vehicle accident Friday night leaves three injured

The Fulton Police responded a single vehicle accident Friday night.

Vehicle collision on Jefferson flips Ford Escape

Only a minor injury was reported following a vehicle collision at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Fourth Street yesterday.

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Head and shoulders above tonight

In front of homecoming, South Callaway seeks Eastern Conference championship

South Callaway has potential double-celebration as undefeated Mark Twain comes to Mokane.

Holts Summit fire leaves two pets dead Thursday

A residential fire in a single-story home leaves two pets dead.

Holts Summit fire leaves two pets dead

A residence fire in the 1100 block of Angie Drive in Holts Summit leaves two pets dead while the owners and two other pets were able to leave the house without injury.

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Investigation continues in weekend robberies

No arrests were announced Monday in two alleged armed robberies — believed to be by the same individual — that occurred Saturday night.

New Bloomfield man dies in weekend car crash

A New Bloomfield man was killed in a single car accident late Saturday night, according to the Missouri State Police.

Shawna Bethell joins Fulton Sun

The Fulton Sun announces the appointment of Shawna Bethell to its team as a staff reporter.

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Fulton police arrest man following high speed chase

Officers of the Fulton Police Department were involved in a car chase through Fulton early morning Monday.

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Ward 2 councilman issues statement after Tuesday meeting

Fulton Ward 2 Councilman Lowe Cannell issued a statement to Fulton Sun late Tuesday night following the city council's Sept. 8 meeting,

13th Judicial Circuit Court to receive award

The 13th Judicial Circuit Court will be recognized Tuesday at 4 p.m. during an award ceremony at the Callaway County Courthouse.

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Historical Fulton home damaged in fire

A house fire in a historical property at 817 Court Street started early this morning and, although no injuries were reported, the house has received extensive damage.

Mokane man killed in 2 vehicle crash

A Mokane man was killed in a two vehicle accident Sunday morning in Callaway County.

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Get up and go

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.

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Malottki, Stone join Sun newsroom staff

Two University of Missouri grads appointed to Fulton Sun

Callaway County Sheriff site down following hack

The Callaway County Sheriff website is down after the department’s webmaster found strong evidence indicating the site was hacked last week.

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5 federal warrants issued in Callaway County

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.

Annual Truck and Tractor Pull scheduled in Auxvasse

The Auxvasse Lions Club will host its 34th annual Truck and Tractor Pull Friday, July 17.

North Callaway announces lunch policy

The North Callaway School District released its 2015-2016 free and reduced price lunch policy and student eligibility.

Auxvasse woman dies after I-70 accident

Accident on I-70 leaves one woman dead, another injured

Callaway Bank appoints Basnett as new chairman

Mike Basnett has been appointed as the board chairman of The Callaway Bank.

Fulton man arrested after car chase

Fulton man arrested after a car chase landed him in the hospital from a gunshot wound.

"Hit the Bricks" Street Fair

Gallery of events that took place during the 12th annual "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair in Fulton.

Two Fulton men turn themselves in after vehicle chase

A Fulton man turned himself into authorities on Monday after allegedly fleeing from officers during a weekend pursuit.

Enrollment for Farm Bill opened

Enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs opened June 17.

BRIEF: New Bloomfield man arrested on sexual abuse charges

New Bloomfield man Robert Joseph Pope, 31, was arrested June 4 for various sexual abuse charges involving two children.

Callaway County Senior Center Council elected new members

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.

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‘Super Chicken’ encourages literacy

The Callaway County Public Library held its first superhero event, Wednesday. Click to see photos and to learn more about the summer reading program.

Federal firearms investigation leaves Callaway County

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.

Traffic stop turns into drug arrest of Fulton man

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.

Mokane man recognized for community service

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.

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Fulton World War II veteran dies in Memorial Day crash

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.

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Man leads deputies in foot chase before being arrested

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.

Federal firearms arrest made in Callaway

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.

2 Holts Summit residents arrested for child sexual abuse offenses

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.

Fulton Man found guilty in misdemeanor assault case involving minor

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.

Holts Summit man arrested

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.

17-year-old arrested after Fulton School district computer network hacked

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.

Fulton man arrested for drug possession after running from police

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 man arrested after allegedly assaulting 2 victims

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.

Auxvasse grants contractor extension on water project

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.

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Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary preps for Monday’s card party fundraiser

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.