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CMMG plans to move to Boonville
7/22/2016

BY KIM THOMPSON
STAFF WRITER

A Howard County-based gun manufacturing company has plans to move to Boonville after the city has offered a generous incentive for locating their business there.
CMMG, Inc., a gun manufacturing company owned by John, Jeff, Gretchen and Stephanie Overstreet, is seeking a $200,000 forgivable loan from Boonville Industrial Development Authority.

Two seek Republican nomination for 21st State Senate District
7/22/2016

Two seek Republican nomination for 21st State Senate District
Four candidates seek the State Senate 21st District seat: Republicans Denny Hoskins and Mike McGhee, Democrat ElGene Ver Dught and Libertarian William Truman (Bill) Wayne. Below are profiles of the Republican candidates, one of whom will be selected as the Republican  nominee at the Aug. 2 primary election:

City of Fayette water, sewer rates likely to increase small amount
7/22/2016

By Kim Thompson
Staff Writer
Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members discussed proposed increases to water and sewer rates. They also discussed sinking funds.
Their meeting followed two public hearings about proposed water and sewer rate increases and one public comment period about the proposal to sell city-owned property at D.C. Rogers Lake.

NF School Board puts bond funds in higher interest account
7/22/2016

Meeting in regular session on Wednesday, New Franklin School Board members accepted a high bid for interest on $3.1 bond monies and made several appointments for the 2016-17 school year.

Fun activity turns a profit
7/22/2016

Fun activity turns a profit
Members of the Daly Elementary School Garden Club show off produce they helped grow in the Daly Elementary School garden.
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Local Sports
 
FHS cheerleaders slated for state competition
7/22/2016

FHS cheerleaders slated for state competition
Fayette High School cheerleaders take third place at MCCA Regionals.

By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

After four months of preparation, on Thursday, the Fayette Falcon competition cheerleading team took their nearly-three-minute routine to compete alongside–and against–25 other teams at the Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association’s (MCCA) Northeastern Region competition.

Eight players join the Central Methodist women’s basketball program
7/22/2016

Eight players join the Central Methodist women’s basketball program
Central Methodist Women’s Head Coach Mike Davis announces his 2016-17 recruiting class.

Central Methodist University head women’s basketball coach Mike Davis announced Tuesday the signing of eight players who will join the program in time for the 2016-17 season.

CMU Eagle Athletics renews partnership with Alpha Media
7/22/2016

 Central Methodist University and Alpha Media out of Moberly, Mo., announced a new partnership on Wednesday afternoon. With the new deal, all Eagles’ football games in 2016 will continue to be carried on the radio throughout Mid-Missouri and online worldwide following the agreement.
Central’s Wes Davis nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
7/22/2016

Central’s Wes Davis nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team
Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced last Wednesday 165 nominees for the 2016 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most coveted off-the-field honors in college football.
Fayette head coaches host Youth Falcon Football Camp
7/22/2016

Fayette head coaches host Youth Falcon Football Camp
By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

Perhaps with goals of Fayette football program unification in mind, Fayette High School head football coach Roger VanDeZande held a youth fundamentals camp on Monday and Tuesday morning.

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Obituaries
 
Russell Mansfield 1960-2016
7/22/2016

Russell Eugene Mansfield, 56, of Perley, Minn., died suddenly on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at his home. 
Duane Taylor 1932-2016
7/22/2016

Fayette resident, Duane Taylor, passed away at his home on July 20, 2016.  He was 84 years of age.
Ronald (Ron) Evan Page 1940-2016
7/15/2016

Ronald (Ron) Evan Page 1940-2016
Ronald (Ron) Evan Page, age 76, of Lake Ozark, Mo, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Mo.
Patty Ann (Murphy) Innes 1949-2016
7/12/2016

Patty Ann (Murphy) Innes was called to her father in heaven on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at her home in Fayette surrounded by her loving family.  She was 67 years old.

Carl F. Miller 1934-2016
7/8/2016

Carl F. Miller 1934-2016
Carl F. Miller, age 82, of Franklin, Mo., passed away at Boone County Hospital surrounded by family, on June 30, 2016, due to heart complications.
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Noted in Brief
 
Noted in Brief - July 23, 2016
7/22/2016

• BOONESBORO CHRISTIAN CHURCH will host an ice cream social on Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Ice cream, cake and music. Politicians are invited to speak.

Noted in Brief - July 20, 2016
7/22/2016

• FAITH FAMILY CHURCH is hosting Vacation Bible School now through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon daily. Children 3 years old and up to fifth grade are welcome. Faith Family is located at 710 Highway 240. For more information, call 660-248-2209.
Noted in Brief - July 16, 2016
7/15/2016

• DEMOCRAT SPEAKING will take place today (Saturday) in the Armstrong City Park. Serving begins at 6 p.m. Speaking begins at 7 p.m.

Noted in Brief - July 13, 2016
7/12/2016

• FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH is hosting their Vacation Bible School today (Wednesday) through Friday, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Ages 3 years old and going into 5th grade welcome. First Christian Church is located at 307 N. Church St.


Noted in Brief - July 9, 2016
7/8/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host the Library Street Fair today (Saturday) at 6:30 p.m. Its the culmination of the summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!” Prizes, balloon artist, emergency responders, face painting, refreshments. Open to all ages.

Noted in Brief - July 6, 2016
7/5/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host “Surprise...on your mark, get set and go... read in the library” on Thursday, at the library at 10 a.m. as part of its summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!”

Noted in Brief - June 29 and July 2, 2016
6/28/2016

• A RABIES CLINIC will be held in Fayette today (Wednesday), 6 to 7:30 p.m. Immunizations—including rabies—will be administered as well as dog licenses. Anyone may bring their pet for immunizations, whether or not they reside in the city.

Noted in Brief June 25, 2016
6/24/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY FAIR is running now through Sunday.

Noted in Brief June 22, 2016
6/21/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY FAIR is running now through Sunday.
• HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host “Car races and indoor games in the stacks” on Thursday, 10 a.m. as part of its summer reading program “On your mark, get set...read!”

Noted in Brief for June 18, 2016
6/17/2016

• “FINDING NEMO” was scheduled to be shown on the Fayette courthouse lawn on Friday at sundown. Local participating restaurants will offer specials. Admission is free. Sponsored by Fayette Main Street.
 
 
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