In case you missed it

A recap of the news gathered by the Fulton Sun the week of Feb. 11-16, 2024

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South Callaway High School FBLA members at the District Leadership Conference.
Submitted photo South Callaway High School FBLA members at the District Leadership Conference.


Daugherty has historic night as SC boys basketball routs MMA

Dane Daugherty had quite the Friday night for the South Callaway Bulldogs, knocking down a single-game school record nine 3s against the Missouri Military Academy Colonels while winning Courtwarming King at South Callaway High School.

Adding to Daugherty's impressive performance, he recorded a game-high 32 points -- nine more than anyone else -- and tallied seven 3s in the third quarter, good enough to tie for second in MSHSAA's record book. Central: Park Hill's Brandon Wagner holds the record with nine 3s in the first quarter against Valle Catholic on Feb. 7, 2017.

Fulton girls basketball wins fifth straight, beating district/NCMC opponent Kirksville

The Fulton Hornets extended their season-high winning streak to five games, beating district opponent, the Kirksville Tigers, 40-29 in a North Central Missouri Conference game Friday at Kirksville High School.

Kirksville led 8-7 after one quarter, Fulton went up 19-10 at halftime and held a 27-17 advantage through three quarters.


North Callaway boys basketball shows resiliency, losing to Class 1 No. 8 Sacred Heart

Another Saturday, another North Callaway Thunderbirds loss against a state-ranked Class 1 team, though they showed resiliency to cut their deficit to nine points in the fourth quarter.

"We weren't ready from the get-go," North Callaway boys basketball coach Matt Miller said. "That starts with me as coach; we've got to do a better job of getting five guys ready to play from the opening tip.

North Callaway girls basketball falls to South Harrison in Hall of Fame Classic

Tipping off at 10 a.m. Saturday, the North Callaway Ladybirds made just 11 shots from the field, including only four in the first half.

"I think we did an incredible job on the defensive end," North Callaway girls basketball coach Andrew Klein said. "I don't really care about the score. I care more about how hard we played on the defensive end and rebounded hard, and that was the game plan. We just didn't execute or make enough shots on offense. Their defense is very good, and they sub well and play really hard."


Westminster faculty give book talk

Westminster College faculty discussed their new book during a presentation on Monday.

Mark Boulton, chair of Westminster's Department of History, and Tobias Gibson, Westminster's Dr. John Langston professor of legal studies and political science, edited the new book titled "Red Reckoning: The Cold War and the Transformation of American Life."

Fulton City Council to hold public hearings, discuss program applications

During tonight's Fulton City Council meeting, the council will hold two public hearings and discuss several resolutions and ordinances.

Two public hearings related to the re-classification of land will be held.

The first public hearing will be for the re-classification of land located at 300 Claymine Drive. This land would be re-zoned from R-1 residential to R-2 residential.


South Callaway FBLA students win district awards, qualify for state

South Callaway High School students competed at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District Leadership Conference on Monday.

Out of the 22 South Callaway students who competed, 16 students qualified for at least one state-level event.

New Bloomfield School District puts no tax increase bond issue on April ballot

New Bloomfield R-III School District will have a no-tax increase bond issue on the ballot for the April general municipal election.

The bond issue, Proposition Keep Improving District Schools (KIDS), is running for $5 million. New Bloomfield School District Superintendent Sarah Wisdom said the community will not see an increase in their taxes due to the bond issue.


Westminster students celebrate life of Frederick Douglass on Valentine's Day

Students at Westminster College celebrated Valentine's Day by transcribing the letters of Frederick Douglass.

The event is part of Douglass Day, an annual event to assist in transcribing letters and documents connected to Black history.

For the 2024 Douglass Day, participants transcribed letters sent to and from Douglass.

Jefferson City man arrested after allegedly shooting into occupied business

A Jefferson City man was arrested shortly after midnight Wednesday after allegedly shooting in an occupied business.

At approximately 12:26 a.m. Wednesday, Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 7100 block of County Road 407, according to a release.


Fulton Public Schools to change substitute services provider

Starting next school year, Fulton Public Schools will have a new provider for substitute services.

The Fulton School District 58 Board of Education selected Penmac as the new provider.

Man arrested after pursuit in Jefferson City, Holts Summit

A man was arrested in Jefferson City after a pursuit in Callaway and Cole Counties.

At approximately 11:57 a.m. Tuesday, a Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputy observed a "sport-bike-style motorcycle" going westbound on U.S. Route 54 approximately one mile north U.S. Route 94, according to a probable cause statement.