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Two seek Democratic nomination for Eastern District Commissioner
7/26/2016

Two seek Democratic nomination for Eastern District Commissioner
Two  Democratic candidates—Richard Conrow and Marshall Dougherty—seek the Eastern District Commissioner position in the August 2 primary election. Since there are no other candidates from other parties that are running for the office, whoever wins the primary effectively wins the general election. Following, in alphabetical order, are the candidates’ profiles.
Girls and Boys State citizens share experiences with American Legion members
7/26/2016

Girls and Boys State citizens share experiences with American Legion members
By Betty Adams
American Legion Auxiliary member

The American Legion White-Bell Post 273 and Auxiliary met on Tuesday, July 12, 6 p.m. at Schnell Hall. Guests included; Cheri Huster, Maddi Duren, Madison Maupin, Cassandra Armentrout, Bailey Stevens, Lisa Maupin, Ted and Therese Stevens, Mason Stornello and Frank R. Flashpohler.

Harper explains primary election procedures
7/26/2016

Independent candidates not included in primary election.

By Kathyrne Harper
Howard County Clerk

The upcoming August 2 election is a primary.

New sports editor joins Fayette Newspapers
7/26/2016

New sports editor joins Fayette Newspapers
Please join me in welcoming Mike Ursery as our new Sports Editor.
Howard County Farm Tour to visit DeWit’s and Thies’s farms
7/26/2016

Thursday, August 4, Howard County Extension Council will host another Farm Tour.
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Local Sports
 
New sports editor ready to ‘hit the ground running’
7/26/2016

New sports editor ready to ‘hit the ground running’
by Mike Ursery
Sports Editor

“I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports and I could not hit the curveball, the jump shot or the opposing ball carrier.” - Dick Schaap
My name is Mike Ursery. I’m a 35-year old veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a recent graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield, where I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism.

Central Methodist holds annual golf tournament
7/26/2016

The Central Methodist University athletic department held its 26th annual Dr. James Leutjen Golf Tournament at Rolling Hills Golf Course in Versailles July 22.
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.
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Obituaries
 
Katherine Richter 1934-2016
7/26/2016

Katherine Richter nee Harman of Steelville, Mo., was born on Sunday, May 13, 1934, in Dry Creek, Mo., to Samuel Joshua Harman and Opal Gladine Trask Harman. She passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016, at the age of 82 years.
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.

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Noted in Brief
 
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.
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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