Posted 8:21 PM 6/3/2014 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Reporter
CALLAWAY COUNTY - A group of Callaway County residents met Tuesday evening to discuss questions they will present to a large farming company about a potential hog facility in the area.
Eichelberger Farms, an Iowa-based farm company, is purchasing a large piece of land in Callaway County (More)
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Posted 3:38 PM 5/25/2014 by Zack Newman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Fulton Police worked with the Mid-Missouri Unified Strike Team and Narcotics Group to make two arrests Sunday morning.
According to police reports, 32-year-old Shawna Lynn Bruns and 23-year-old Michael William Van Soptick were arrested at their Fulton home. Bruns was arrested for (More)
Posted 2:03 PM 5/24/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Fulton Police said they arrested a Columbia man Saturday morning for assault.
According to police, they responded to 1012 Greystone Court in Fulton around 4:40 a.m. Saturday after a report of an assault in progress.
On the scene, police said, they spoke with the 27-year-old (More)
Posted 10:50 AM 5/18/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Fulton police arrested a man after responding to a residential burglary Sunday morning.
Police said they responded to a report of burglary at 840 Poston Drive at 5:02 a.m. The suspect stole furniture, electronics and other household items.
Through the investigation (More)
Posted 2:35 PM 5/17/2014 by Harris Chang, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - Saturday morning, one Fulton teenager began celebrating her birthday week by hosting a yard sale.
Kyleigh Landis, who turns 17 next week, held a yard sale that will help two different causes.
Landis said some of the money from the yard sale will go to Compassion (More)
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Posted 4:08 PM 5/15/2014 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The city of Fulton is drafting a grant proposal to get money for preserving the downtown theatre. The city held a public hearing Thursday to get input from Fulton residents about the city's desire to preserve the old theatre which was built in 1928. The city hopes preserving the theater (More)
Posted 12:52 PM 5/14/2014 by Marissa Balmas, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON- MoDOT began construction Wednesday on a portion of Highway C that eroded down a slope, making it impassible for drivers.
MoDOT representative Randy Aulbers said soil saturation over time causes these types of issues, as the soil drifts down the side slope the road falls along with (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 5/13/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - A Fulton man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison for two separate charges of marijuana trafficking and illegally possessing a firearm.
Thirty-year-old Corey Brewer pleaded guilty on November 25, 2013 to possessing marijuana with intent to distribute. (More)
Posted 4:08 PM 5/7/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - The Art House in Fulton opened its "Overcoming Stigma Art Show" Wednesday.
The Art House teamed up with the Fulton State Hospital Foundation, whose patients were the artisits for the exhibit. About 90 patients provided more than 100 pieces of art.
Jessica Tappana is a (More)
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Posted 12:18 PM 5/7/2014 by Ben Wilson, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - Fulton is changing its electrical meter system for homeowners this month. Technical problems delayed the city's implementation of the new meters for several years.
City workers will be halfway through installing the upgrades by the end of this week, and expect to install roughly (More)
Posted 1:00 PM 5/5/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Callaway County Circuit Court reported a man pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of an Auxvasse-area family.
Prosecutors arraigned Ryan and Jacie Coari back in 2011. Prosecutors charged Ryan Coari with first-degree murder and Jacie Coari with second-degree murder. The two are accused of killing Michael Wieberg and Amanda Weiberg in September of 2011.
Posted 4:28 PM 4/30/2014 by Katie Kiebles, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
FULTON - Dominic Gines, 22, is being charged with five different counts including felony property damage and felony assault on law enforcement for threatening officers with a pipe at Callaway Community Hospital Wednesday.
Police said Gines was destroying property with a metal pipe and staff had locked themselves into an office when police arrived.
Gines was then transported to the Fulton State Hospital. Property damages are estimated to be up to $10,000.