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Repeat DWI offender drives wrong way in Callaway

An alleged repeat DWI offender was pulled over for driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 54 between Auxvasse and Kingdom City early Thursday morning and arrested to driving while intoxicated, according to a press release from the Callaway County Sheriff's Office.

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Fundraising efforts continue for “Super Sam,” local boy with cancer

Upcoming barbecue at William Woods University will help pay off medical bills for the five-year-old.

Health Department to celebrate National Public Health Week with events

The Callaway County Health Department is sponsoring events to celebrate National Public Health Week, which starts Monday. All events throughout the week are free and open to the public.

Jefferson City man suspected in Holts Summit robbery

A Jefferson City man is in Callaway County Jail after allegedly robbing a Holts Summit smoke shop.

New Bloomfield School Board candidates to share goals in Tuesday forum

The New Bloomfield Parent-Teacher Association will host a forum for the four candidates seeking election on the New Bloomfield Board of Education.

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Fulton police arrest local man for burglary, stealing

Fulton police arrested Jerry R. "J.R." Friend, 31, of Fulton today after he allegedly stole from a homeowner on the 400 block of West 12th Street, according to a press release from the police department.

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Two YMCAs weigh re-branding options

Nine-month pact allows chapters to evaluate services

The Jefferson City Area YMCA and the YMCA of Callaway County Boards of Directors announced Friday their intent to enter into a nine-month management agreement.

Callaway 2 Water District takes third in national taste test

Callaway 2 Manager Tony Cox reacts to the recognition.

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All you need is love

Callaway County couples fill out "Newlywed Game" style questionnaire

For Valentine's Day, the Fulton Sun sought out some well-known couple in Callaway County to test how well they know each other. They were not allowed to compare answers until they completed the questionnaire.

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Fulton to get “flashy” new band uniforms

School board approves new threads for marching band

When the Fulton High School band marches down Court Street for homecoming in the fall, it will be donning new “sparkly” uniforms with flare.

Fulton Soup Kitchen needs help to replace freezer

The Fulton Soup Kitchen provides meals for those in need four nights a week at the John C. Harris Community Center.

Two inmates die of natural causes in Fulton

Two inmates at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center died within three days of each other — both of natural causes, the Missouri Department of Corrections has reported.

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Police identify woman's body found in Holts Summit

Holts Summit Police Department still seeking clues, suspect in homicide investigation

Jessica Murafetis, 44, of Chilhowee, Mo., (rural Johnson County) has been identified as the woman found deceased in Holts Summit earlier today.

Local veterinarian, Robert Barnett, receives sentence for DWI charge

Robert Barnett, 67, of Fulton was sentenced to five years in jail yesterday after pleading guilty to DWI charges from October and July, according to Missouri

Former Fulton Public Schools staffer who filed suit against district to be on board of education ballot

Fulton voters are likely to recognize the name of one of the candidates on the ballot for the Fulton School Board this April.

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Fulton police shoot at suspect as he escapes

Callaway man allegedly tries to run over police officer during arrest at traffic stop

A man Fulton police tried to arrest and shot at as he fled is still at large.

Fulton opens fire station as warming station amid frigid temperatures

With temperatures plummeting Sunday, the city of Fulton has opened its south fire station as an emergency warming center for residents.

Fulton police arrest 2 for burglary of local clothing resale shop

Fulton Police have arrested two men, charging them with stealing from Incentive Resale, 1201 S. Business Highway 54 in Fulton.

Fulton Police say mother shot at son during dispute last night

Fulton Police are still investigating the cause of the argument, Detective Dal Hedges said.

Fulton man to be tried in federal court

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Fulton man on Monday following a U.S. Grand Jury indictment.

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Fulton Police arrest Columbia man after car, foot chase

Fulton Police arrested a Columbia man on drug and traffic charges Wednesday after he allegedly would not pull over for a traffic stop at about 10:21 p.m.

Fulton Police arrest three for vandalism

Fulton Police arrested three people accused of vandalism early Friday morning, according to a press release from the police department.

Car catches fire after Fulton driver swerves to miss deer

Two Fulton residents had minor and moderate injuries after the car they were in overturned and burst into flames when the driver swerved to miss a deer, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Sun seeks fall, Halloween activity info

The Fulton Sun will be publishing a roundup of upcoming Halloween-related activities and fall festivals in the Sunday, Oct. 27, edition.

Callaway cowboy church hosts western-themed event

Even though the Old West has faded into the past, the Crossroads Cowboy Church is giving people a taste of what it might have been like on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Callaway nuclear site officials say ‘violations’ are learning experiences

Report shows 225 ‘lower-level’ and 7 ‘higher-level’ violations for local reactor, engineer says public safety never compromised

Officials from the Callaway Energy Center assured the public has never been in danger after a report revealed 225 “lower-level violations” and seven “higher-level” violations occurred at the local nuclear power plant from 2000 to 2012.