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Fulton makes room for morels

It's a bumper crop year for morels — and that could mean the best Morels and Microwbrews yet. The seventh annual Fulton festival dedicated to celebrating Missouri's finest fungi is scheduled 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.


Shake off winter's chill with these springtime festivals and events

Communities across the Show-Me State are ready to welcome warmer weather with a variety of festivals, events and celebrations. From music and food to Churchill and Twain, there's something sure to appeal to everyone in each region of the state.


Ryan pleaded guilty to four counts child molestation

A Fulton man pleaded guilty to several charges April 19 in Judge Brouck Jacob's circuit courtroom in Callaway County. Raymond Webster Ryan, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and four counts of second-degree child molestation.


Amid national outbreak, one measles case in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. - More than 600 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 22 states since Jan. 1, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said the state is included in that number with one reported case in Jefferson Cit


Holts Summit man charged after burglary, 2 vehicle pursuits

A Holts Summit man has been charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly burglarized a home and later led police on a pursuit that resulted in a tossed gun being found the next day in a residential neighborhood yard, according to Jefferson City police.


Ned Holt selected for Army's Senior Service College

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII — U.S. Army Lt. Col. Ned C. Holt was selected for the Army Senior Service College in March. SSC is designed to prepare senior officers for positions of greater responsibility in the Department of Defense.


Deputies arrest Fulton women for felony controlled substance warrant after investigating reported suspicious activity

SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE INVESTIGATION IN MILLERSBURG LEADS TO FELONY DRUG ARREST. On April 22, 2019, at 7:57 AM, Callaway County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a suspicious vehicle report in the Millersburg area.


Missouri man with 'body count' tattoo charged in deadly shooting

A Missouri man facing multiple charges in connection to a deadly shooting last month allegedly claimed to have kept a mark to memorialize his murders that anyone could see -- a "body count" tattoo on his face.


Ambitious Pro-Life Bill Moving Through Missouri Senate

The Missouri House passed HB 126, also known as “Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act,” by a vote of 117 to 39 on Wednesday, Feb. 27. The bill was passed by all house republicans and three democrats. HB 126 was sponsored in the house by Missouri Representative Nick Schrorer (R-107, O’Fallon).


Prep Baseball: Fatima 13, Fulton 3

FULTON — The Fatima Comets collected eight of their 19 hits during the fourth inning Monday in a 13-3 win against the Fulton Hornets. Jaden Hoskins hit a two-run home run to left field in the fourth, while Gage Cunningham had a two-run double. Josef Keilholz, Dean Hagenhoff and Wyatt Luebbert each h


Missouri, Montana are last states without a ban on texting while driving

(KMOX/AP) - Arizona has become the 48th state to officially make texting while driving illegal – leaving Missouri and Montana as the last places in the U.S. without a law banning all texting while driving.


Columbia woman allegedly stole identities of 11 people

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Deputies say they found a cache of personal identification cards and more during a traffic stop in April. On Saturday, prosecutors charged Dustin Calvin, of Columbia, with trafficking in stolen identities, which is a felony, and drug possession in connection with a traffic stop that


Elder Fraud Costs Missouri Seniors Over $800 Million Per Year

Missouri’s seniors are susceptible to fraud and it’s costing them millions of dollars each year. According to data from a study conducted by research company Comparitech, Missouri seniors lose up to $800 million annually. That includes cases of elder financial abuse and exploitation. The company def


Fires at Missouri city hall, police station, ex-mayor's home have some suspecting cover-up, others hate crime

Shortly after Tyus Byrd ended her tenure as mayor and swore in a new leader for Parma, Missouri -- the politician who had bested Byrd in the election -- fires broke out at Byrd's home, the city's police station and city hall.


Three S-C Band Students Accept Scholarships to Missouri State

Three Smith-Cotton High School band students on Monday accepted scholarships to perform with The Pride Marching Band at Missouri State University in Springfield. Sydny Kocsis, flute, also will play with the MSU concert band. Her S-C career highlights include serving as the flute section leader and e


Lightning caused Callaway County Ambulance District fire

A lightning strike sparked the fire that destroyed the new Callaway County Ambulance District headquarters last week, Fulton Fire Chief Kevin Coffelt said. The building, still under construction at 2614 Fairway Drive, was extensively damaged in a fire Thursday morning.


Police arrest Ashland man after alleged kidnapping

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Officers with the Columbia Police Department arrested a man in his mid-20s on a kidnapping charge after his alleged victim escaped and called 911. Montreal Speed, of Ashland, made arrangements to meet his ex-girlfriend in early October because he thought he would be going to jail in


Tim’s Travels: The Missouri Historical Society to attempt world record with largest jazz dance

ST. LOUIS - Does Tim Ezell have what it takes to be a record-breaking dancer?. The Missouri Historical Society is attempting to set a record for the World's Largest Jazz Dance Class. More than 600 people will gather to shimmy, shake, and chasse their way into history.


Fulton man sentenced to 25 years for juvenile sex abuse charges

A Fulton man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in a juvenile sex abuse case. Callaway County Prosecutor Chris Wilson said Raymond Ryan, 39, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and four counts of second-degree child molestati


Lawmakers fail to advance bill on bonding authoritiy for Papio Missouri NRD

LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) -- The Natural Resources District that maintains levees in the Omaha area and other parts of eastern Nebraska will lose its ability to issue bonds for flood projects at the end of this year.