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  1. Musician, sound effect creator visits Fulton libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    Mike Anderson, a musician and noisemaker from Illinois, teaches children how to clap with their fingers this week at the Callaway County Public Library in Fulton. He said the clip clops are buried beneath layers of other sounds, "but the check cashed."


  2. Baseball: Davidson, No. 4 Bulldogs shove past Mountain GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    Junior third baseman Drake Davidson had two hits, drove in three runs and scored three times as defending Class 3 state champion South Callaway mashed Mountain Grove 13-2 in a sectional romp Monday night. Junior starter Peyton Leeper scattered two hits and struck out 11 in 5 2/3 innings to win his sixth start in a row for the fourth-ranked Bulldogs , winners of seven straight and 11 of their last 12. South Callaway will return to the Springfield area for a showdown at second-ranked Strafford in the Class 3 quarterfinals at 5 p.m. Wednesday.


  3. Girls' basketball: No. 2 Lady Bulldogs fall to No. 6 Licking in 63-53 lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    Second-ranked South Callaway shot just 27 percent in the fourth quarter and went more than 4 minutes without scoring in tumbling to the sixth-ranked Licking Lady Wildcats 63-53 in a Class 3 sectional Wednesday night at Missouri S&T. The Lady Bulldogs connected on only 6-of-22 shots over the final 8 minutes as a two-point deficit turned into a double-digit defeat to end their remarkable season at 26-1.


  4. Missouri House announces committee to investigate GreitensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    Missouri Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, will chair a House of Representatives committee to investigate the allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens, Speaker Todd Richardson announced at a news conference Monday afternoon. Rep. Don Phillips, R-Kimberling City, will serve as the committee's vice chair.


  5. Kansas hometown helps Stiles fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    The tiny Kansas hometown of a legendary former women's basketball player who set college scoring records is raising money to help its favorite daughter fight a rare form of cancer. The farming town of Claflin, Kan., is helping raise money for Jackie Stiles as she prepares for surgery today to treat eye cancer, the Springfield News-Leader reported.


  6. University of Missouri raises concerns about proposed cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    The University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia is raising concerns that proposed cuts will make it more difficult to meet goals that include paying for new research and academic buildings. Gov. Eric Greitens proposed Monday cutting 10 percent from current appropriations for state colleges and universities and putting 10 percent of the remaining funds into a pool that would only be distributed if performance measures are met.


  7. Goodwill-run adult high schools have aggressive timelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    The announcement last week that MERS Goodwill received the contract to establish four adult high schools in Missouri means thousands of Missourians soon will become part of a growing adult education trend that's expanding across the country. MERS Goodwill operates in Missouri and southern Illinois and will establish four Goodwill Excel Centers in Missouri over the next 21 months to enable people over age 21 to receive high school degrees, free of charge.


  8. Holts Summit city administrator announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    "My wife is almost 10 years older than I am, and she'd like to travel while she still can travel and enjoy herself," Hess said. "I reach Social Security age here in seven weeks.


  9. Bass Pro CEO challenges ex-Cabela's execs: Help the workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Fulton Sun

    Bass Pro Shops' chief executive said he will match donations by former Cabela's executives and owners to a severance fund for some Cabela's workers who are losing their jobs after Bass Pro bought the rival outdoor retailer. Bass Pro Shops has said some employees in Sidney, Nebraska, where Cabela's was headquartered, will likely lose their jobs as a result of the $5 billion deal that closed in September.


  10. MSHP reports five fatalities over ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    The Missouri Highway Patrol reported five people died in traffic crashes over the Christmas holiday counting period from 6 p.m. Dec. 22 to 11:59 p.m. Monday. The patrol investigated 491 traffic crashes, which included 125 injuries and four of the five fatalities.


  11. Public help sought in mapping Missouri's WWI memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    The Springfield-Greene County Library District and the Missouri Humanities Council are working to rediscover World War I monuments and preserve community history, but they need the help of Missouri residents. Shortly after the conclusion of the Great War, Missourians worked to commemorate and honor the service and sacrifice of the state's veterans.


  12. Fulton officials discuss plans for parks and recRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    Courtney Cofelt holds a rainbow trout caught by her granddaughter, Dayton, 7, while Clay Caswell of the Fulton Parks and Rec department notes its size. The trout stocked for this fishing tournament in November are still waiting to be caught in the pond at Veterans Park.


  13. Middleton: Steady funding among LU's needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    Mike Middleton thinks Lincoln University has a good future, but to get there, it has to attract "every student we can get." But, Middleton noted during a wide-ranging interview last week, student tuition and fees also help bring in the money to pay for teachers and other services.


  14. Middleton: Steady funding among LU's needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    Mike Middleton thinks Lincoln University has a good future, but to get there, it has to attract "every student we can get." But, Middleton noted during a wide-ranging interview last week, student tuition and fees also help bring in the money to pay for teachers and other services.


  15. Tipton looking to start win streak against Lighthouse ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    The Tipton Cardinals had a big 32-16 win last Friday against the Cole Camp Bluebirds, snapping a five-game losing streak and getting their first win in Kaysinger Conference play. Now the Cardinals look to make it back-to-back wins tonight on the road against the Lighthouse Christian Chargers in Ozark.


  16. Bass Pro completes $4 billion acquisition of Cabela'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    Bass Pro Shops' roughly $4 billion acquisition of rival outdoor retailer Cabela's is complete, but the small western Nebraska town that has been home to Cabela's is still wondering about its future. Monday's closing announcement didn't address how many of the roughly 2,000 Cabela's jobs will remain in Sidney, Nebraska.


  17. Missouri lawmaker censured over social media post on TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    Missouri's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday formally reprimanded a Democratic colleague for a Facebook post hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination while the House referred to an ethics panel a complaint about a Republican's post calling for a Confederate monument opponent to be hung from a tree. The differing legislative actions came in response to comments posted last month by Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Republican Rep. Warren Love amid a nationwide controversy over Confederate monuments and white nationalist rallies.


  18. JC supporters, opponents trek to Springfield for Trump speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Fulton Sun

    President Donald Trump unveiled a four-pronged plan to overhaul the nation's tax system Wednesday he said will help middle-class Americans and "bring back Main Street." Mid-Missouri lawmakers and business leaders said the plan will cut regulatory burdens and give money back to working class homes in the Rust Belt.


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