With a line usually stretching out the library and into the hallway, students have remarked their shopping at the Ticket Store reminds them of Black Friday.
Once the holiday hubbub is over and empty Christmas morning gift boxes and wrapping paper are strewn around the house, it may be time to look into clean-up options.
KINGDOM CITY — North Callaway voted to purchase a new school bus Thursday evening to replace a bus that was totaled in a collision last month.
MOKANE — School maintenance was one of the main topics at the South Callaway Board of Education meeting Wednesday night.
Nicholas Davis still remembers the day and circumstance that turned him on to break dancing.
Residents here may see an increase on their water and sewer bill as soon as February.
Covered in camouflage, sitting quietly in the thick of the woods for an unsuspecting deer to walk past, Brian Cheney waits.
Workers at Kingdom Projects, Inc., received a taste of Christmas a little early.
Despite cold temperatures Wednesday, construction crews were pouring concrete footings for a new convenience store that will be located at the corner of North Bluff and 13th streets.
Last month Emma Trent attained a life-long goal — to skate on the World Team USA.
Wanting to bring attention to his cause, Jason Houston set two large, painted signs out in front of his house. What he did not expect was the City of Fulton to send him a notice telling him to remove the signs, because they violated sections of the city’s sign ordinance.
Parade watchers may spot some well-known figures leading the Callaway Christmas parades this year.
Katerina Roesner likes to step back in time.
Out of all the clanging cymbals judges listened to before selecting winners, only a few Mid-Missouri high school bands came out sounding sweet.
KINGDOM CITY — Dads will have a reason to spruce up and take out their special little ladies next weekend.
Modeled after a British tradition of the same name, the Festival of Lessons and Carols returns to Westminster College.
The door was open to all free of charge this holiday.
Some spend Thanksgiving on the clock rather than at the table
Though banks, schools and most government offices and businesses close for Thanksgiving, there are many workers who don’t get the luxury of taking off for Turkey Day.
Marching bands, floats and spectators — it’s time for Christmas parades. Those who love to take in a traditional Christmas parade will have four options within the county — Fulton, New Bloomfield, Holts Summit and Auxvasse. See one or all, because each is scheduled for a different day in early December.
The results are in. Out of 26 schools in Missouri that participated in the International Thespian Society’s Trick-or-Treat So Kids Can Eat event, Fulton High School came out on top.
KINGDOM CITY — In a fresh coat of paint, two bright, green Thunderbirds now appear on the water tower here.
Linemen from the city’s Electric Department were busy Thursday putting wreaths up on high and stretching garlands across light poles.
The North Callaway School District received a clean bill of health on its audit Thursday evening.
Sharing the bounty for the second year, St. James United Methodist Church is opening its doors to area students who can’t make it home for Thanksgiving.
Since the loss of her 11-month-old granddaughter on Nov. 7, 1999, Maryann Williamson has been fighting for the same thing for 12 years — justice.
Salvation Army bell-ringers are coming to Callaway.
Dressed in character, Jim Two Crows Wallen tells his audience of elementary school students, “Today, we’re going on an expedition.”
Pageant features final performance of local ‘Elvis’
Keeping with the tradition of Christmas pageants this time of year, a new pageant takes shape that will benefit SERVE, Inc.
It was appreciative audience members who convinced Josh Rivedal that he should make suicide prevention a part of his message.
George (Trey) Baumgartner resigned from his position as south ward alderman Tuesday.
Josh Mosley, sports reporter, adds winter hats to The Fulton Sun warming tree Tuesday afternoon after area residents brought in donations. The Fulton Sun will accept donations of hats, gloves, scarves, mittens and socks for the tree until Dec. 16 when all the clothing will be donated to SERVE, Inc.
A New Bloomfield volunteer firefighter plans to consult attorneys after receiving a traffic ticket Saturday evening while responding to a fire call.
City officials here remain quiet after the arrest of an Auxvasse alderman on Friday.
The brick sign in front of the Fulton Post Office looks like a pile of rubble after a car crashed into in Thursday evening.
JEFFERSON CITY — Donning lab coats and medical gloves, seven Fulton High School students took turns testing newborn “blood” for sickle-cell disease.
Second-grader Keara Cottam scrounged around her home looking for change to donate to this year’s Callaway County United Way Penny Drive.
Looking for a way to connect to the community, Westminster College athletes will soon offer a new club especially for area children.
Little did fifth-grader Nicholas Staats know when he sat down for his school’s assembly Friday morning that he was in for a surprise.
“Stilettos are not a disability,” Caitlin Bartley told high-schoolers Friday. In Bartley’s own way — using informative material mixed in with a touch of humor — the 21-year-old college student gave South Callaway High School students a presentation on disabilities. A former bulldog herself, Bartley was asked to come back to the high school to share her experiences with students for Disability Awareness Month.
Youth who have been told to “mind your manners” may soon have a club to join where they can learn those manners.
Fulton Sun photos move to courthouse
The majority of downtown will go to the kids Monday afternoon. Certain streets will be closed to allow more than 1,000 young trick-or-treaters to descend on the area in pursuit of candy.
It’s not every Halloween that youngsters get to grab candy from a police car or fire truck. This year, children can get a jump on Halloween trick-or-treating with a little help from area emergency personnel. At the second annual Trunk or Treat event being held from 6-8 p.m.
Staff members at Bartley Elementary School dress up in character Tuesday. Students who met their reading goals celebrated by reading nursery rhymes and fairytales, doing skits and making snacks. Playing the part of the Three Blind Mice, the Farmer’s Wife, Little Red Riding Hood, the Wise Old Owl, Jack and Jill, and the Three Little Pigs are: (Front) Betty O’Neal, cashier; (front row, from left) Cheryl Fisher, building aide; Tina Bezler, custodian; Lillian LaFeir, health clerk; Lisa Eickelman, kitchen manager; Delora Vaughn, media specialist; (back row, from left) Amy Lowe, secretary; Katie Finley, kindergarten teacher; and Robyn Frame, kindergarten teacher.
Sisters (front) Elizabeth, 12, and Emily Barbour, 16, select a pumpkin a piece to bring home and carve. The girls chose pumpkins from the Fulton Walmart selection on Tuesday in preparation for Halloween.
The Christmas spirit has hit early for some this year.
AUXVASSE — Water and sewer rate increases may soon be in the forecast for residents here.
AUXVASSE — School districts are getting in step to make sure their policies reflect a new state law that was passed earlier this year designed to protect students from sexual misconduct from teachers.
Hoo-Var’s is back in business.
Those who want to get out and enjoy the fall weather and see some mud slinging will soon get their chance.
Though both young Rwandans dared to dream they might one day study in the U.S., the fact that their dream came true is still hard for them to believe.