Fulton Man Charged With Weapons, Drug Offenses

The Callaway County Prosecutor has filed charges against a Fulton man for felony offenses stemming from a weapons investigation by Callaway deputies. The Callaway Sheriff’s Office reports they were investigating near Carrington on April 15, and identified 31 year old Joseph Garrett as a suspect. He was later located on County Road 326. Garrett reportedly […]

Fulton Fire Department Releases Details On Ambulance District Fire

The Fulton Fire Department is reporting the amount of damages caused by an early morning fire at the construction site of the Callaway County Ambulance District is around $474 thousand. Crews were dispatched to the building at 2614 Tanglewood Way at 5:17 a.m. and found heavy smoke. Flames became visible through the roof shortly after […]

Spring Turkey Season Begins

Spring Turkey season began today [Monday] in Missouri. According to Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, shooting hours are a half hour prior to sunrise to 1:00 in the afternoon through May 5th. During the season, youth ages 6 to 15 do not have to have hunter education, but would have to hunt in the immediate presence […]

Mexico Man Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

A Mexico man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after admitting to possessing a firearm last December. The Callaway County Prosecutor’s Office reports 31 year old Joseph Wyatt was prohibited from possessing a firearm due to prior convictions for burglary and possession of a controlled substance. A Callaway Deputy made contact with Wyatt […]

Three Charged With Second Degree Murder In Shooting Death of Fulton Man

Three people are now charged with murder in the shooting death of a 29 year old Fulton man early yesterday (Tuesday) morning. According to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department Nathan Dean Pritchett Jr. was found dead on County Road 136, east of State Road JJ, south of Calwood around 2:41 yesterday (Tuesday) morning after a […]

Appeal Denied In DeBrodie Case

An appeal by two former guardians in the case of the developmentally disabled Fulton man found dead in 2017 is being denied. Bryan and Mary Martin filed the appeal after a Callaway County judge rejected their wrongful death lawsuit in the case of Carl DeBrodie. The Martins said the court made a mistake when it […]

More Election Results

In Columbia Mayor Brian Treece has won re-election. Treece defeated challenger Chris Kelly with about 65 percent of the vote. In Jefferson City voters re-elected Mayor Carrie Tergin who defeated challenger Tiwan Lewis. Lowe Cannell is now the Mayor of Fulton defeating challenger Mike West. Voters in the Blair Oaks School District passed a 14 […]

Murder Investigation Underway In Callaway County

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a murder early this morning [Tuesday] south of Calwood. According to Sheriff Clay Chism, deputies were called to County Road 136 for a disturbance where they found a deceased male. Three subjects are in custody regarding the investigation, and formal charges are expected later tonight. Chism says more […]

Mexico Man Sentenced In Callaway County

A Mexico man is sentenced to five years in prison in Callaway County today [Monday] for tampering with a motor vehicle and unlawful use of a weapon. Twenty three year old Michael Shane Markwell admitted that he, along with two other men, took a pick up without the consent of the owner. The men took […]

AG Schmitt Issues Consumer Alert

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued a consumer alert regarding Facebook. In a statement Schmitt is urging Missourians to change their Facebook passwords in light of recent reports of the social media site storing millions of passwords in plain text. Facebook privacy complaints or issues can be reported to the Missouri Attorney General’s Office online.