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Fulton High School prepares for Pink Out

In preparation for Fulton High School's Oct. 13 "Pink Out" game, FHS cheerleaders are selling T-shirts. The proceeds will be go to the Callaway County Relay for Life organization. T-shirts are at $10-$12, depending on size. The last day to buy them is Oct. 6. For information, call Julia Boyd Uhls at

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-24 09:08:26

Fulton man arrested on suspicion of assaulting woman at car wash, not letting her leave

The Fulton Police Department arrested Joshua Byrd Wednesday after officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance at the King-Cal Car Wash in the 2500 block of North Business 54. According to the probable cause statement, a witness called into joint communications saying a male in a Dodge Cara

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:47:15

Fulton man charged for motor vehicle tampering

Hopkins A Fulton man was charged Wednesday with first-degree felony tampering with a motor vehicle and felony stealing, according to Lt. Curtis Hall, of the Callaway County Sheriff's Office. Marcelius Hopkins, 32, was charged in connection with a stolen vehicle incident reported Sept. 10. The vehicl

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-22 02:21:55

Middleton, alums talk LU legacy, future

Alumni Debra Maxie, left, poses a question to Lincoln University's interim president, Michael Middleton, while Karen Davis-Nelson, right, listens Friday during an alumni dialogue in Scruggs University Center at Lincoln University. Photo by Shelby Kardell /Fulton Sun. LU grand marshal talks basebal

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-24 08:17:27

Students speak at Optimist Club

From left, Katherine White, Jenny Albert and Baylie Borman stand in front of the Fulton Breakfast Optimist Club banner. (Submitted photo) Westminster College sophomore Katherine White and William Woods University senior Baylie Borman spoke Wednesday to the Fulton Breakfast Optimist Club. They are

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-24 09:08:32

Mild late summer boosts apple flavor

August and early September have been on the cool side this year - just how David DeForest's apples like it. The crisp fruits are harvest-ready at Cedar Wind Orchard, the 2-acre, 350-tree plot DeForest operates with his wife, Kristi, in New Bloomfield. Pollination time - the kickoff to the main growi


Sanders presents Green Lecture at Westminster

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who spoke about foreign policy Thursday at Westminster College, reaches out to shake a hand at a private reception at the National Churchill Museum. Photo by Jenny Gray /Fulton Sun. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders didn't disappoint his supporters during a Wednesday visit

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-22 02:23:58

Fukushima makes music and connections

RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima talks Thursday during the Hancock Symposium at Westminster College. Her musical stylings got the crowd on its feet and clapping along. Photo by Helen Wilbers /Fulton Sun. Self-described RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima is many things: a musician, a woman and the daughter of a Ja

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-22 02:22:57

Hazelton earns G.W. Law award

A man of few words was presented with the G.W. Law Award - given to the law enforcement officer of the year - at Wednesday's Fulton Rotary Club meeting. Aaron Hazelton, who attended with his son, Tristan, was an investigator at the Callaway County Sheriff's Office for about 15 years. During that tim

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-22 02:21:55

Luetkemeyer visiting Mid-Mo next week

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Missouri, has announced plans for his September series of "Constituent Service Days," scheduled next week. "Serving as your liaison to the federal government, it is incredibly important to me that 3rd District residents have access to help with any federal agencies li


Clerk: Missouri attorney general lawful in voting location

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A county clerk in central Missouri has determined that Attorney General Josh Hawley lawfully voted in a recent election when he cast a ballot in Ashland rather than Jefferson City. The Columbia Missourian reports Hawley was criticized for voting during a narrow August election i

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-22 19:05:27

Obituary: David Vaughn Procter

David "Dave" Vaughn Procter, 73, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, at Capital Regional Medical Center in Jefferson City. He was born on September 25, 1943, in Belvidere, Ill., the son of Harry D. Procter and Lila E. Procter (Rea), who preceded him in death. On February


JC resident charged with evidence tampering

Rafael D. Hickmon, 29, of Jefferson City, has been charged with the Class E felony of tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution, accused of knowingly concealing shell casings in a shooting investigation. At about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Capital Region Medical Center notified the Jefferson


Struggle with deputy ends in charges

A Jefferson City man is facing multiple charges after an altercation with a Cole County deputy. Jason Williams, 26, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful use of a weapon and resisting arrest. Court documents show the incident occurred Tuesda


City to consider new parking garage downtown

Shelby KardellNews Tribune Christy Hake feeds a parking meter in downtown Jefferson City on Friday, September 22, 2017. Jefferson City might be getting a new parking garage soon to address a deficit in downtown parking. Britt Smith, operation division director for the city's Department of Public W


Vehicle chase leads Callaway County deputies on multi-county pursuit

CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. - Callaway County deputies arrested two people Saturday night following a multi-county chase that began after deputies attempted to stop them for a traffic violation, according to a press release. Deputies said they tried to stop the truck on County Road 269 for speeding around

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 15:26:38

Missouri work crews help Florida recover from hurricane

Public and private workers have returned to Missouri after Hurricane Irma recovery efforts in Florida and Georgia - what the Missouri Department of Transportation has called its largest ever deployment to help another state. Fifty-eight MoDOT employees, 18 Missouri Department of Natural Resources' S


I-70 improvement project continues; MoDOT crews to close westbound ramps at Routes O and J

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. - Missouri Department of Transportation crews plan to close the I-70 westbound exit and entrance ramps to Exit 117, routes O and J, Monday night. The road closure starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 6 a.m. Tuesday. MoDOT crews will be repairing pavement, repairing or replacing guardrails

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 11:55:21

Park Rangers adjust patrol after series of gunshot calls near park

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police have received five different calls for gunshots on McKee street since Sept. 13. Some of them have come from within a block of McKee Street Park, so Columbia Park Rangers may soon reorganize their patrol schedule to increase their presence in the area. "It all depends

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 00:20:28

Local art program aims to bring community together through painting

COLUMBIA - Jabberwocky Studios unveiled its second mural Sunday in Downtown Optimist Park. Jabberwocky is a local arts program that offers courses in dance, voice, spoken-word poetry, and visual arts for local youth. The mural was produced by students who went around the neighborhood asking communi

KOMU - 2017-09-24 07:00:00