The Callaway County Republican Central Committee’s annual Lincoln Day celebration brings a founding member of the Nationwide Tea Party with Callaway connections back to the Kingdom to talk about values and unity.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Calwood man after he failed to appear at his sentencing hearing Friday. Sean A. Price, 43, was found guilty on two counts of first degree statutory sodomy in Boone County Court on Jan. 16 and was scheduled to appear before Judge Christine Carpenter for sentencing Friday morning. When he failed to appear, Carpenter issued a warrant for his arrest. Bond has been set at $500,000, cash only.
The Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society is soon to be honored for its years of dedication to preserving the heritage of Callaway County.
First Callaway Youth Expo to be in July
The desire for an increased focus on youth has led to a dramatic change in the schedule for the 2013 Kingdom of Callaway County Fair. Rather than exhibiting home arts and livestock at the county fair, this year 4-H and FFA students will be taking part in the first-ever Callaway Youth Expo July 10-13 at the fairgrounds.
After Tuesday’s winter storm cut off a hefty chunk of its customers, the Callaway County Electric Cooperative had power restored to all of its customers Wednesday afternoon.
After more than five decades of learning, living and giving in Callaway County, New Bloomfield resident Dave West now is being honored for his contributions to the community he has adopted as home.
2013 Kingdom Supper President Vicki Backer McDaniel didn’t have to look far when contemplating whom she should select as the Guest of Honor for this year’s event. She went to the first person who came to mind: Her brother-in-law, Kyle Cave.
This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Program, sponsored by the Fulton NAACP Branch and Youth Life Improvement Association, will focus on “Women Who Dared to Dream.”
City seeks input on possibility of pink carts for trash or recycling
The Fulton Fire Department issued an invitation Tuesday night to Fulton City Council members to spend a few hours in their shoes.
Event now to encompass Earth Day
Every April, local residents spend a Saturday morning cleaning up the streets of Fulton one piece of trash at a time.
The Callaway County Public Library soon will be able to replace its microfilm machine thanks to a Technology Mini Grant from The Secretary of State’s Office.
Historian Philip White, author of “Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance” will be at Well Read book store on March 2 to discuss his tome, which addresses the most famous day in Fulton’s history.
SERVE dares Callaway to help swell food bank shelves, coffers
SERVE’s food pantry gives away approximately one ton of food a day.
Westminster’s Harrod-C.S. Lewis Professor of Religious Studies Cliff Cain is set to give the first of a new series of lectures on religion and C.S. Lewis since the position was created in September.
Larry and Leslie Cox started making wine as a hobby — it was something fun they could do together.
SERVE is asking Callawegians to share their favorite foods as a way to help some of their neighbors put food on the table.
According to president Kristen Winthrow, one of the goals of the International Justice Mission (IJM) at William Woods University is to increase awareness about human trafficking.
When a victim of domestic violence gets the courage to leave, the last thing they think of as they prepare to make their escape is what they will use to brush their teeth the next morning.
Since its opening, Well Read Books in downtown Fulton has had a special section highlighting local books and authors. The store now is shining the spotlight on Callaway artists as well.
The South Callaway School Board has named a successor for Superintendent Mary Lynn Battles, who is set to retire at the end of June. District staff got a chance to meet their incumbent leader Monday afternoon when Kevin Hillman made the first of what he said will be many visits over the next few months.
Tuesday night’s Fulton City Council meeting centered around business-as-usual, including a report from the Traffic Commission regarding parking on narrow streets and discussion of replacing two pieces of equipment.
“What we do speaks so loudly to our children that when we try to talk to them they can’t hear us.” —Gandhi That was one of several quotes used by Dr. Scott Poland as he hammered home his message to Fulton parents Friday night to stay present as a guiding force in their children’s lives.
The board of commissioners of the Fulton Housing Authority have announced Anne Johnson as the agency’s new executive director.
The City of Fulton will have an AED (automated external defibrillator) at City Hall now, thanks to the Callaway County Ambulance District.
The Callaway County Ambulance Board approved a motion Tuesday night to continue its contract with GeoComm for its automated vehicle location system (AVL).
Fulton musician authors book on history of fiddling in Missouri
A longtime musician and proponent of the art of old-time fiddling, Fulton resident Howard Marshall has written a book on the history of his favorite pastime.
The National Churchill Museum has dug into its archives to put together a new exhibit culled from donations from Hallmark Cards founder Joyce Hall and The Hall Foundation.
Fulton Public Schools have successfully completed all the projects included in the district’s $7.3 million 2010 Bond Issue — and a few more besides.
Like many children his age, Fulton fifth grader Tristan Clay has big dreams.
The first major goal of the Rwanda Community Partnership was to provide Fulton and Callaway County’s sister community of Kibungo with better access to medical care.
Seven months after issuing an ultimatum to Geo-Comm regarding the functionality of its automated vehicle location system (AVL) in Callaway County, local officials say they are not quite ready to give up on the company despite having blown through several deadlines.
Chooses to have parents’ home painted
A local man who won a raffle fundraiser for the New Fulton Animal Shelter Initiative is choosing to make a gift of his prize.
Goals to lose weight, eat better and live healthier are common themes for New Year’s resolutions, and the YMCA of Callaway County once again is offering a little incentive to help area residents make those resolutions stick.
Bullying has always been an issue in schools, but with the onset of social media, the problem has escalated in recent years.
Callaway County residents have until Monday to return their property and real estate tax payments to the county collector’s office.
Parents of students with emotional or severe behavioral issues soon will have another option within Fulton Public Schools.
A Fulton couple is hoping their business venture can successfully make the transition from online to a brick and mortar store.
With Christmas just a week away, time is running out to find that perfect Christmas present.
After seven years of programs ranging from musical guests to visiting artists and authors, organizers say this year’s Celia Commemoration will be a little more scaled back.
With a number of projects from Fulton Public Schools’ 2010 Bond Issue coming in under budget, the district has money left over that can be used for other school improvements.
This Christmas nearly 30 children signed up with SERVE’s Adopt-a-Family program will wake up to find a new bicycle, courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 50 and Wal-Mart.
Council approves first reading of ordinance to buy old rock barn, place bond question on April ballot
City leaders encouraged the owner of a local bar and a nearby neighbor complaining about the noise to work to come to an agreement while officials continue to look into the issue.
The Callaway Singers invite area residents to come help them make a “Joyful Noise” Thursday night during the group’s annual Christmas Concert.
Karhoff named as first female fire chief in county
On Jan. 1, Lana Karhoff will become a part of Callaway County history when she becomes the first woman locally to serve as a fire chief.
MILLERSBURG — Bricks made of egg cartons, towers made of paper towel rolls, chandeliers made out of earrings, a doily as a rug; Sarah and Richard Klingbeil of Treasure Hill World of Dollhouse Miniatures can find a use for almost anything when they are putting together one of their creations.
Claudia Starr fell in love with Fulton and Callaway County when she moved here three years ago.
When the City of Fulton sends out its solid waste collection trucks this week, they will be picking up more than just trash.
After nearly nine decades as a family-owned and run operation, Ovid Bell Press soon will fall under the umbrella of Walsworth Publishing.
There is no getting around it. With the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Natural Resources mandating changes, the City of Fulton needs to make some major upgrades to its waste water treatment plant.
Local fans of the breakfast scrambles and Chop House burgers at Huddle House only have two days left to enjoy their favorite meals before the local franchise closes its doors.