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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Two WWU horses retire to New Mexico, help veterans

Two thoroughbred horses from William Woods University moved to New Mexico to help war veterans. The horses — Glory Road (JJ), 15, and Rampart, 18 — will work with the therapeutic program Healing America’s Heroes (HAH), a nonprofit organization.

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen to discuss Allied Waste contract Monday night

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen will discuss Allied Waste Service’s proposed contract and solid waste amendments at a work session Monday night.

New Bloomfield R-III School District may have engineer perform facility assessment

The school district formed a committee last month to prioritize a list of potential facility repairs. Superintendent David Tramel spoke with an engineer about performing an assessment of the district’s facilities.

Callaway Community Hospital completes program to improve elderly care

The Callaway Community Hospital was recently designated a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health-system Elders) site. The hospital completed the nurse-driven program to upgrade its care for older adult patients.

New Bloomfield retires Officer Tufts’s badge number

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen retired the badge number that belonged to former New Bloomfield police officer Michael Tufts. Tufts, 25, died in late August.

Weekend Roundup: A look at fundraisers and events happening in Callaway County this weekend

There are several fundraisers and events happening in Callaway County this weekend, Sept. 12-14. Click to read what they are and who they benefit.

Fundraiser helps pay funeral expenses of Fulton 6-year-old who was shot

A fundraiser to pay for the funeral expenses of Dayne Simpson will be Sunday afternoon at Veterans Park in Fulton.

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Anger-management-course graduate accused of holding woman at knife point in Fulton bar

A Fulton man who successfully completed a court-ordered anger management course last year is accused of holding a woman at knife point overnight at a local bar.

Bike MS ride to come through Callaway County on Sunday

The Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway fundraiser ride will be coming through Callaway County on Sunday, including a lunch stop at Memorial Park in Fulton.

Man suspected of murdering 6-year-old Fulton boy facing additional charges

Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wilson also files motion to deny bail

Judge Carol England today ruled "no bond" for Scottie Willet, the man suspected of murdering Dayne Hathman, 6, of Fulton.

Federal trial scheduled for man arrested in New Bloomfield

Trial is set for November for Jeremy Traxler, a man who was arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges last month.

Court records show murder suspect used stolen handgun

The man who admitted to the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old Fulton boy used a stolen handgun, according to court records.

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Law enforcement gives information on death of young boy, murder suspect

A man living with a mother and son in Fulton admitted to authorities that he shot the son, 6-year-old Dayne Hathman, multiple times early Thursday morning.

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Callaway County Sheriff's Office releases details on death of 6-year-old Fulton boy

Fulton schools confirm child was a student

The Callaway County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a suspect is in custody for the death of 6-year-old in Callaway County.