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Columbia Police Department arrest Fayette man for assault and kidnapping

The police department in Columbia, Missouri on Dec. 2 arrested a Fayette man who is accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman in early October. Juan de Dios Rey, 31, of Fayette, was arrested at 9:24 a.m. Dec. 2 in the 1300 block of Range Line Street and charged with kidnapping/inflicting injury/terrorizing and domestic assault…

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First snow

Fayette saw its first snow of the season on Sunday morning with a brief snow shower that left a thin blanket of white on everything including the courthouse. There was very little accumulation and it melted within a few hours. Total precipitation came to .83 of an inch Sunday. The forecast looks like winter is…

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NF council learns regional water plant to begin producing water in January

By Kim Thompson Staff Writer Meeting in regular session on Monday, the New Franklin city council learned that the Howard County Regional Water Plant will begin producing water a few weeks later than originally anticipated. They also approved $8,000 towards the purchase of a radio repeater that will improve radio communication for police officers. Howard…

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Glasgow High School names Tournament Queen

Jordan McMillan was named the Glasgow High School Tournament Queen on Saturday during the halftime of the boys’ championship game. She was escorted by Adam Monnig. Both are seniors. The tournament was held from Nov. 28 through Dec. 3 and included eight schools. For more about the tournament, see pages 4 and 5. The Glasgow…

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CMU Ashby-Hodge Gallery hosting special December show through 15th

The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art on the campus of Central Methodist University in Fayette is offering a special December exhibition and sale. The event began Thursday, Dec. 1 and will run through Thursday, Dec. 15. It is free and open to the public. The Ashby-Hodge Gallery will be open daily except Saturday (Dec. 10)…

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Nebraskan with NF ties receives music educator award

Denise Quinley Cotton has been named Nebraska’s 2016-17 National Federation of State High School Associations Outstanding Music Educator of the Year. Quinley Cotton is the daughter of the late Cedric and Helen Quinley from New Franklin. She graduated from New Franklin High School in 1976. She taught music at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School…

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Area Sports

Down but not out

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Glasgow Yellowjackets (4-0) put together a fourth quarter rally to force overtime, defeating the Fayette Falcons (4-1) 58-56 on Dec. 3. With the win, the Yellowjackets won the 86th annual Glasgow Tournament, their second straight tournament championship, and their seventh over the last eight years. For seniors Hayden Hackman,…

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Lady Bulldogs outlast Westran

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR Junior forward Madison Matney scored six of the last seven points as the New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (4-0) defeated the Westran Lady Hornets 32-29 in the 86th annual Glasgow Tournament championship game. Matney led the team with a game-high 16 points in the win. “I told them we were going…

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Combs wins MVP award as Bulldogs roll against Chilhowee

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Harrisburg Bulldogs (2-1) woke up early on a weekend to travel to Columbia, Missouri, for the Norm Stewart Classic on Dec. 3. The Bulldogs played an 8 a.m. scheduled game against the Chilhowee Indians, winning 80-58. Junior forward Cade Combs scored 20 points in the game and was named…

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Lady Tigers win first basketball tournament in program history

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Higbee Lady Tigers (4-1) made history last week when they won the Northwestern Tournament in Mendon, Missouri, on Nov. 28-Dec. 3. “It was an amazing feeling,” senior guard Rhiannon Runyon said. “As soon as the buzzer (during the championship game) went off, I just went into tears. It was…

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Tigers bounce back with big win over Breshear

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Higbee Tigers (2-3) returned home from the Northwestern Tournament and defeated the Breshear Tigers 75-42 on Dec. 5. The Tigers had four players score in double figures. Senior Wil Clark led the team with 22 points. Senior Cameron Crawford added 17 points. Junior Wade Spilman scored 15 points, and…

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Up before the sun rises

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (0-4) rose long before the sun as they played a 6 a.m. game against the Community (3-1), resulting in a 52-35 loss. The game was part of the annual Norm Stewart Classic. This year, the annual basketball invitational took on a new twist, a marathon of…

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