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A recap of the news gathered by the Fulton Sun the week of March 10-15, 2024

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A scene from "The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood." The production will have two showings on Saturday.
Emily O'Leary/Fulton Sun A scene from "The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood." The production will have two showings on Saturday.


Brick District Playhouse presents 'The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood'

The Brick District Playhouse will turn into Sherwood Forest for "The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood" on Saturday in Fulton.

Lauren Stevenson, production manager of Theater Reaching Young People & Schools (TRYPS) and director of "The Very Unmerry Adventures of Robin Hood," said the show centers around the planned demolition Sherwood Forest.

Fulton girls soccer beats Highway 54 rival Mexico in Jamboree

The Fulton Hornets beat the Mexico Lady Bulldogs and finished with the second-best record out of three teams in the Southern Boone Jamboree Friday at Southern Boone High School.

Fulton beat Mexico 2-1 before falling 3-0 to the Southern Boone Eagles, one of mid-Missouri's best small school teams last season. Both Jamboree matchups were 35 minutes.


Woods unable to convert doubles point into win over #12 Lindsey Wilson

Despite battling back to claim the doubles point with a 6-3 win by Marcelina Kotylak and Lena Greefs over Reshma Challarapu and Darija Mladenovic, the physical toll of playing five matches in six days showed its face on Saturday as No. 9 William Woods (3-7) dropped a 6-1 result to No. 12 Lindsey Wilson.

After losing 6-2 at the No. 3 doubles line, the Owls battled back with Hanna Lindeboom and Marta Calvo Larraz wrestling a 6-4 win away from Anastasia Vorobiova and Anastasia Ivanchenko with a breakpoint.

Grumley, Owls sweep past No. 21 Lindsey Wilson 4-0

With temperatures plummeting toward freezing on Saturday afternoon, No. 6 William Woods (9-4) rolled over No. 21 Lindsey Wilson (6-2), clinching a 4-0 win.

Ben Grumley and Zinovii Nahirniak caused a massive upset at the No. 1 doubles, winning 6-2 over the ninth-ranked doubles partnership of Jan Silhovy and Miquel Perez to spark the sweep.


Fulton man charged after allegedly burning items, making shooting threats

A Fulton man faces felony charges after allegedly burning items inside a residence and threatening to shoot at the residence.

According to a probable cause statement, Officer Thomas Jamison with the Fulton Police Department was flagged down by victim one around 12:18 p.m. Saturday while patrolling around Kathy Street.

William Woods to host Court of Appeals

William Woods University in Fulton will host the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District on Wednesday.

A release from William Woods states this will be the 29th time the court convenes at the university.


Sheriff's Office to receive K-9 protective vest donation

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. will donate protective vests for two Callaway County Sheriff's Office K-9s.

A release from the Sheriff's Office states the non-profit organization is donating two bullet and stab protective vests for K-9s Maverick and Tajfun.

Fulton man charged after throwing Molotov Cocktail

A Fulton man faces five felony charges after allegedly throwing a Molotov cocktail on Sunday.

According a probable cause statement, Callaway County Sheriff's Office Deputy Celeste Sermeno was dispatched to a domestic disturbance in progress at 11:13 a.m. Sunday in the 8400 block of State Highway NN.


Fulton City Council discusses re-zonings, contracts

The Fulton City Council decided to enter into contracts and discussed rezoning tracts of land.

During Tuesday's brief meeting, the council hosted two public hearings for the re-classification of tracts of land.

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen discuss raising sewer rates

City officials warn that if they don't increase sewer rates, the community's sewer system could soon be operating in debt.

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen considered raising sewer rates to meet financial obligations during its board meeting Tuesday.


Fulton Board of Education approves new playground

A new playground will soon be coming to Fulton Early Childhood Center (FECC).

During Wednesday's Fulton Board of Education meeting, the board unanimously approved the new playground for FECC.

South Callaway School Board approves teacher salary increase

The South Callaway School District Board of Education approved the largest teacher salary raise in 20 years at Wednesday's meeting.

The board voted to add $1,250 to the base teacher salary. Starting in the 2024-2025 school year, the teacher base salary will be $35,800.