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Grand guests at Daly Elementary School
9/23/2016

Grand guests at Daly Elementary School
Classrooms were full of happy smiles and laughs as grandparents visited their children at Daly Elementary School on Friday during Grandparents Day.


Gale Schafer honored by Missouri Retired Teachers Association
9/23/2016

Gale Schafer honored by Missouri Retired Teachers Association
Fayette resident Gale Schafer was recognized as the Region 5 Distinguished Retiree of the Year by Missouri Retired Teachers Association. 
Fayette removes ban on pit bulls
9/23/2016

It’s now legal to own a pit bull dog in the city of Fayette. Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members passed a revised animal ordinance that removes the ban on pit bulls.

Fall harvest in full swing in Howard County
9/23/2016

Fall harvest in full swing in Howard County
With the hot weather this week Howard County farmers have started the corn harvest in earnest.
Fayette R-III District approves 2016-17 budget
9/23/2016

The Fayette R-III Board of Education met in regular session Wednesday and approved the 2016-17 budget. The approved tax levy is $4.2528 which is the same total levy as last year. Assessed valuation increased bringing an additional $52,262 to the budget for the coming year.

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Local Sports
 
New Franklin wins on Senior Day
9/23/2016

New Franklin wins on Senior Day
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (10-2) recognized four seniors on Senior Day and defeated the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (3-9) 11-0 in five innings on Sept. 20 at New Franklin High School.
New Franklin recognized seniors Cassie Armentrout, Madison Maupin, Jasmine Himmelberg and Kaitlyn Utterback at the end of the game.

For some Major League Baseball teams, the postseason has already started
9/23/2016

by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
 It’s that time of year again. The calendar is about to flip over to October.
The weather is going to get cooler (unless you live in Missouri, where the temperature is still in the mid 90s in late September), and the Major League Baseball regular season is nearing its end.

Lady Falcons lose to Marceline
9/23/2016

Lady Falcons lose to Marceline
by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
The Fayette Lady Falcons (5-10) dropped an 11-0 decision to the Marceline Lady Tigers (13-4) on Sept. 22 at Fayette High School.

Eagles continue to roll after earning eighth straight win
9/23/2016

Eagles continue to roll after earning eighth straight win
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist women’s soccer Eagles (8-0-0, 2-0-0 HAAC) remained undefeated after defeating the Avila Eagles (2-4-1, 0-1-0 HAAC) 4-1 at Davis Field on Sept. 20.
“It’s a great start,” head coach Dan Schmidlin said. “We’re now 8-0 and 2-0 in conference. It’s a great start to the season.”

Eagles sweep Wildcats for fifth straight win
9/23/2016

Eagles sweep Wildcats for fifth straight win
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR

The Central Methodist volleyball Eagles (16-3, 2-0 HAAC) defeated the Culver-Stockton Wildcats (3-11, 0-2 HAAC) 3-0 on Sept. 20 at Puckett Field House.

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Obituaries
 
Lonnie Kay Omer 1942-2016
9/23/2016

Lonnie Kay Omer 1942-2016
Lonnie Kay Omer, 74, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Oak Tree Villas.
Victor M. Barredo Sr. 1922-2016
9/23/2016

Victor Barredo Sr. passed quietly in Chesterfield, Missouri Sept. 6th, 2016.
Jonathan Kane Dinter 1984-2016
9/23/2016

Jon Dinter, 32, passed away at his home in Rocheport, Missouri, on Sept. 20, 2016, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Dolores Ann (Cooper) Hampton 1949-2016
9/20/2016

Dolores Ann (Cooper) Hampton 1949-2016
Dolores Ann (Cooper) Hampton, 67, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2016.
Leonard William Hackmann 1928-2016
9/13/2016

Leonard William Hackmann 1928-2016
Leonard William Hackmann, 87, of Fayette, passed away Sept. 10, 2016, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
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Noted in Brief
 
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Noted in Brief - September 24, 2016
9/23/2016

• MID-AMERICA TRACTOR PULLERS ASSOCIATION TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULL will take place today (Saturday) at the Howard County Fairgrounds. MATPA pull starts at 3 p.m. Missouri Farm Pullers starts at 7 p.m.  Children 9 years old and younger may enter free.
Noted in Brief - September 21, 2016
9/23/2016

• THE FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), 6:30 p.m., in the media center.
Noted in Brief - September 17, 2016
9/16/2016

• A PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be hosted by St. Paul United Methodist Church today, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Adults: $6; children 4 to 12: $3. St. Paul UMC is located at 300 E. Davis St. For more information, call 248-3340.

Noted in Brief - September 14, 2016
9/13/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY HEALTH AND WELLNESS COUNCIL will host a townhall meeting on Thursday, 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Public input is sought for improvements to Ricketts Lake.
Noted in Brief - September 10, 2016
9/9/2016

• THE 5th ANNUAL MIKE’S DREAM SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER will take place today (Saturday) at Hawgs and Heifers. All-you-can-eat pork steak or chicken dinner for $10 early bird and $12 at the door. $5 off of special kids menu. Silent auction: 5-7:30 p.m. Bake off auction: 6 p.m. 50/50 drawing: 7 p.m. 50/50 pool tournament, double elimination: 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Kellie Sanders at 660-248-1300 or John Markland at 660-728-2184.

Noted in Brief - September 7, 2016
9/6/2016

• A BLOOD DRIVE will be held today (Wednesday), 2 to 6 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 306 S. Cleveland Ave., Fayette. Sponsored by the Fayette Optimist Club.

Noted in Brief - September 3, 2016
9/2/2016

• THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART will exhibit “The Figure in Woodcuts,” by artist Jerry B. Walters. A reception for the artist will be held the opening day of the exhibit on Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular gallery hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The ADA-accessible gallery is located on the lower level of Classic Hall on the CMU campus. Admission is free.

Noted in Brief - August 31, 2016
8/30/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY HUMAN SERVICE COUNCIL will meet on Thursday at noon in the Commercial Trust Community Room. Any agency that provides services in Howard County is welcome to attend to learn about area resources. Representatives from Central Missouri Community Action ShowMe Healthy Relationships initiative will be presenting.

Noted in Brief - August 27, 2016
8/26/2016

• MOVIE NIGHT IN NEW FRANKLIN will be held at the New Franklin City Park today (Saturday). Activities begin at 6 p.m.
Noted in Brief - August 24, 2016
8/23/2016

• THE NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), at 7 p.m. in the media center. A tax rate hearing will be held prior to the regular meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Noted in Brief - Aug. 20, 2016
8/19/2016

• THE CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE IN FAYETTE will take place today (Saturday).
Noted in Brief - August 17, 2016
8/16/2016

• THE FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m., in the media center.
• THE CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE will take place Saturday.
• A BAKE SALE BENEFITING THE PAWS SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM will take place Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m., inside St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 104 W. Davis St. (next to Home Oil, across from First Baptist Church).
• A PICKLING FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP will be held Saturday, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Megraw House at 506 Linn St. in Fayette for a fee of $15. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Jaci Lobina, LobinaJ@Missouri.edu, or call 660-248-2272. A class on Freezing, Drying, and Jellies will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. also for $15. Workshops are provided by Howard County MU Extension.
• THE FAIR ON THE SQUARE will take place Monday, Aug. 22, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Hosted by Central Methodist University, the event gives an opportunity for local organizations to introduce themselves to CMU students.
• THE NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet next Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. in the media center.
• Arthritis exercise classes will be taught by Bridget Hussey at the Fayette Senior Center, 600 S. Cleveland Ave. The first class will begin mid-August (to be announced at a later date). This class will run for one hour from 4 to 5 p.m. once a week. Call Pam at 258-3733 to reserve a spot.
• INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• KIDS SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAM is being held from now through Aug. 27. All pre-kindergarten to 12-year-old participants will receive a wrist fitness tracker. Prize drawings include gift certificates to Cycle Extreme in Columbia, Buck’s Roller Skating Rink in Boonville, Glasgow Bowling Lanes, Play It Again Sports in Columbia and Bonkers in Columbia. To participate, obtain forms at the Howard County and Glasgow Public Libraries or by emailing loristrodtman@gmail.com or cadams@socket.net. Sponsored by the Howard County Health & Wellness Council.
• THE McDONALD’S COFFEE CLUB will meet at the Fayette Senior Center, 600 S. Cleveland Ave., Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.
• THE MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL is holding regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings will be held on fourth Tuesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. The Glasgow MAEDC meetings will be held on second Tuesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.  
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month and at the New Franklin City Hall from 2-5 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays.
• THE SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM  at 110 E. Broadway in downtown New Franklin will be open Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, call 573-673-3157, 660-848-2880, 573-569-0452 or 660-888-0832.
Noted in Brief news may be emailed, faxed, brought in person, sent via mail, or dropped after hours in the paper’s front door slot (203 N. Main St.). Mail: P.O. Box 32, Fayette, Mo. 65248. Email at news@fayettenews.com.

Noted in Brief - August 13, 2016
8/12/2016

• FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES will be given away today (Saturday), 9 to 11 a.m. at Fayette First Baptist Church, 101 W. Davis St.

Noted in Brief - August 10, 2016
8/9/2016

• PAWS (PET ADOPTION AND WELFARE SERVICE) will meet on Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on West Davis Street in Fayette. Newcomers always welcome.

Noted in Brief - August 6, 2016
8/5/2016

• FAYETTE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS will be held today (Saturday), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the courthouse square. Visual art will be on display in Classic Hall on the Central Methodist University campus. Quilts will be on display in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church.

Noted in Brief - August 3, 2016
8/2/2016

• A PENDING GRANT APPLICATION FOR RICKETTS LAKE IMPROVEMENTS will be discussed today (Wednesday), at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church Multi-Purpose Building. Members of the Howard County Health and Wellness Council and the Fayette Parks and Recreation Board will be in attendance. The public is invited. For further information contact Tony Cook at 248-1248.

Noted in Brief - July 30, 2016
7/29/2016

• DEMOCRAT STUMP SPEAKING will be held today (Saturday), 7 p.m., at the Glasgow River Outlook. Serving begins at 6 p.m. Speaking to begin at 7 p.m.

Noted in Brief - July 27, 2016
7/26/2016

• FAYETTE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH is hosting Vacation Bible School now through Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. nightly, at two locations: playground at James Street and Gannett and playground at First Baptist Church, 101 W. Davis St. Family Night Block Party will be held Friday, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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.
 
 
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