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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.

Accident on US 54 involved woman driving moped

An accident involving a moped on U.S. Highway 54 occurred Tuesday night.

Accident at US 54, I-70 leaves Mexico man with serious injuries

A traffic accident on U.S. Highway 54 near I-70 left a Mexico man with serious injuries Monday night.

Auxvasse issues boil advisory for Monday

Starting Monday after 12 p.m., the city of Auxvasse will be under a water boil advisory, according to a press release from the city.

Fulton Police arrest man in stabbing incident

Fulton Police responded to 511 E. Eighth Street at 8:53 a.m. Friday after receiving a report that a woman had been stabbed.

More than 500 high schoolers will be in Fulton for STEM competition

More than 500 high students from Missouri will be in Fulton Saturday for the Missouri State Science Olympiad at Westminster College.

Fulton police arrest woman for robbery following vehicle collision Friday

Fulton Police arrested a Fulton woman for robbery after a vehicle collision Friday night on Oak Street, south of Second Street.

Fulton Police arrest man following narcotics search warrant

The Fulton Police Department completed a narcotics search warrant at 410 E. 10th Street Thursday, leading to an arrest.

Fulton couple suffers loss of home in fire

A Fulton couple is currently living with relatives after their home on County Road 428 caught fire Wednesday night.

Callaway Community Hospital to be renamed to Fulton Medical Center

Callaway Community Hospital is being renamed to Fulton Medical Center, according to a press release from the medical institution. The new name, the release states, “reflects a renewed commitment to the hospital and the community.”

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SERVE, Central Missouri Community Action volunteers recognized

For Leora Walling, the children and employees at HeadStart are like children to her. When she walks in, children run to greet her with hugs and HeadStart employees greet her with a smile.

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Northern Callaway County April 2015 election results roundup

Kevin Phares to continue as mayor of Auxvasse, Starkey remains on North Callaway School Board

Auxvasse Mayor Kevin Phares and North Callaway School Board member Scott Starkey pledged their commitment to their respective entities Tuesday night after it was announced the incumbents would continue their reign in office.

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Southern Callaway County April 2015 election results roundup

After Tuesday's election, some officials managed to retain their spots, while other seats were shaken up, like in the South Callaway School District with two challengers taking the place of two incumbents on the district’s board of education.

April 2015 General Municipal Election Results

Click here to see the latest results for Tuesday's election.

Fulton Sun names new editor

Richard “Rick” Kennedy, a 30-year media veteran, has been named as editor of the Fulton Sun. Click to read more about his prior work experience.

Holts Summit Police investigate break-in at Doolittle Manufacturing

The Holts Summit Police Department is investigating a break-in at Doolittle Manufacturing on State Road AA.

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Fulton man arrested after gunshots destroy window at Fulton Graphics

Fulton Police make arrest after gunshots shatter window at Fulton Graphics early Thursday morning.

Callaway County deputies arrest woman wanted for unlawful credit card use

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman wanted for unlawful use of a credit card in Illinois, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Jake Gastler in court April 7 in Callaway County

Auxvasse man accused of beating neighbor to death, sending neighbor’s father to hospital goes to trial

The jury trial for an Auxvasse-area man, Jake Gastler, charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault, is set for April 7 at the Callaway County Courthouse.

Cause of death for Holts Summit man determined to be drowning, high alcohol content

The Boone/Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause of death for a Holts Summit man found dead in a lake on Feb. 10 as “drowning with contributing cause of high alcohol content,” Lt. Clay Chism with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said.

Fulton man arrested following car chase Friday night

Deputies pursue vehicle after responding to shots fired call

A Fulton man was arrested Friday night following a car chase, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

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.