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The Attic opens at new location
9/15/2014

The Attic opens at new location
The Attic was welcomed to the business community by the Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday.
Now located along North Cleveland Avenue, the second-hand clothing store is much larger than its downtown store and now offers second-hand furniture.


FHS Homecoming theme: ‘This Team is on Fire!’
9/15/2014

Fayette High School will celebrate Homecoming the week of Sept. 13 through 19.
With the theme of “This Team is on Fire!” festivities will begin Saturday with a bonfire at the north end of the high school parking lot at 7:30 p.m.
Class dances will be performed and each class has been asked to construct an effigy. Also, class games will be played.


Library Lines: September is ‘Library Card Sign-Up Month’
9/15/2014

Library Lines: September is ‘Library Card Sign-Up Month’
From 1899 to 1917, industrialist Andrew Carnegie through the Carnegie Corporation of New York awarded grants to 33 Missouri towns for building free public libraries. Fayette was one of those towns.
In April 1915, when our public library opened its doors, it would have been difficult to imagine that today’s library patron would have access to more than a million items, including books, audio books, and various digital recorded media, such as music and movies.


Daly students receive dictionaries from Rotary Club
9/15/2014

Daly students receive dictionaries from Rotary Club
Fayette Rotarians presented dictionaries to third grade students at Fayette’s Daly Elementary School. Each hardcover book came with a personalized bookplate affixed to the inside front cover which included the pupil’s name along with the Rotary logo and a depiction of the courthouse tower.
This was the 11th year the club has undertaken this service project and it’s estimated that approximately 550 dictionaries have been donated since 2004.


Rotary donates $750 to Fayette Ministerial Alliance
9/15/2014

Rotary donates $750 to Fayette Ministerial Alliance
On behalf of the Fayette Ministerial Alliance, Jamie Page accepts a check for $750 from Rotary Treasurer Kurt Himmelmann on Wednesday. The funds were raised from the Rotary Garage Sale held on Aug. 16.






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Local Sports
 
Falcons soar past Paris
9/15/2014

Falcons soar past Paris
The Clark Middle School football team had it all working in its first game of the season Thursday.
The Falcons ran wild on offense and hit hard on defense, blanking Paris in a 30-0 victory on the road.
For head coach Kevin Pekkarinen, the Falcons’ fifth head coach in as many years, he couldn’t be more pleased with his team’s start to the season.


Salisbury uses ‘small ball’ to edge Fayette in L&C opener
9/15/2014

Salisbury uses ‘small ball’ to edge Fayette in L&C opener
The Salisbury softball team had intentions of bunting the ball until the cover fell off Tuesday night.
The Lady Panthers struggled with their short game the night before in a loss at New Franklin. Then, against Fayette, Salisbury struck out twice on foul bunts in the first inning.
If at first you don’t succeed...
Salisbury tried and tried again until bunting became second nature against the Lady Falcons. The Lady Panthers had six bunt singles against Fayette and had two big innings in a 14-3 win in six innings in both teams’ Lewis & Clark Conference opener at Fayette.


CMU rec center dedication set for next Saturday
9/15/2014

CMU rec center dedication set for next Saturday
The dedication for the newly renamed Philips-Robb Recreation Center is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, as part of Hall of Fame Day activities. An open house of the facility is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m., with the official ceremony to take place at 4:30 p.m. inside the main lobby.
Members of the Robb family along with Central Methodist representatives are scheduled to speak during the ceremony, which will include cookies and punch.



CMU volleyball wins HAAC opener
9/15/2014

Central Methodist ended a three-match losing streak to Missouri Valley on Tuesday evening at Puckett Fieldhouse. The Eagles swept the Vikings in three games by scores of 25-23, 25-19 and 25-23 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference opener for both teams.


Howard County area sports briefs
9/15/2014

The Harrisburg girls golf team saw its undefeated season end Thursday at the Westran Tournament, finishing in second place out of 13 teams with a 414.
Harrisburg had started the season with a 21-0 record. Moberly outdid the Lady Bulldogs with a 389 at Heritage Hills Golf Course.


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Obituaries
 
Betty L. Collier (1926-2014)
9/12/2014

Betty Louise Collier, longtime Fayette resident, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was 88 years old.


Glen Collier (1927–2014)
9/12/2014

Glenn Collier, longtime Fayette resident and businessman, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Glasgow. He was 87 years old.


Jeff Holtwick (1963–2014)
9/9/2014

Glasgow resident Jeff Holtwick passed away in Fayette, Mo., on Sept. 7, 2014. He was 50.


Rose E. Shiflett (1911–2014)
9/9/2014

Mrs. Rose E. Shiflett, former longtime Fayette resident, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Candlelight Lodge in Columbia. She was 103 years old.


Irene Campbell (1938–2014)
9/9/2014

Former Fayette resident Irene Campbell passed away Sept. 2, 2014, at her home in New Franklin. She was 76 years of age.


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