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Pomp and circumstance: Fayette Class of 2015 graduates 46
5/21/2015

Pomp and circumstance: Fayette Class of 2015 graduates 46
Fayette High School’s gym was filled to capacity Friday night to see 46 graduates from the Class of 2015 receive their diplomas.
A tornado warning issued for Howard County forced the graduates and crowd to the basement for 20 minutes. The storm passed producing heavy rain and small hail, no tornado.
Following a welcome from high school principal Corey Felten, commencement speaker Stan Varner, former Daly Elementary principal, addressed soon-to-be graduates.


Suspect who pointed gun at police officer’s head remains at large
5/21/2015

Suspect who pointed gun at police officer’s head remains at large
Law enforcement authorities are searching for a Marshall man who is accused of aiming a gun at a police officer’s head.
Convicted felon Carl Roettgen, 31, of Marshall, is charged with three counts of assault/attempted assault on a law enforcement officer and two counts of armed criminal action.
The charges stem from an incident which occurred in the Walmart parking lot in Marshall on May 13 at about 8 p.m.


Memorial Day Service set for Sunday
5/21/2015

Memorial Day Service set for Sunday
Memorial Day weekend is a time set aside to honor those who have fallen in military service and all loved ones who have passed.
The actual legal holiday is Monday. Banks, schools, government offices, the newspaper office, and most businesses will be closed that day; however, C&R Supermarket and Casey’s will maintain regular hours. There will be no mail delivery. Trash pickup will be moved back a day.



New Franklin High School hosts commencement on Sunday
5/21/2015

New Franklin High School hosts commencement on Sunday
New Franklin High School graduated 26 seniors at commencement exercises on Sunday. Megan Bethany Borges was named valedictorian and Claire Brooke Monnig was named salutatorian.





2015 Howard County Fair is only a month away, June 23-28
5/21/2015

2015 Howard County Fair is only a month away, June 23-28
Howard County’s agricultural heritage will be highlighted at the Howard County Fair set to take place from June 23 through 28.
Fair festivities will begin with the 4-H/FFA Horse Show on Tuesday, June 23 at 5 p.m.
Excitement builds Wednesday, June 24, with the prince and princess contest at 6 p.m., the queen contest at 7 p.m., and the teen contest wrapping up the evening.




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State-bound Falcons: Fayette sends seven athletes to state track in six events
5/20/2015

State-bound Falcons: Fayette sends seven athletes to state track in six events
Saturday continued a promising season for the Fayette track and field team at the Class 2 Sectional 2 meet in Jefferson City.
A season ago, the Falcons qualified for state in three events. This year, they’ll participate in double that number.
Fayette qualified for the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships in six of its 12 events at the sectional meet. Those seven athletes — five girls and two boys — will compete again in Jefferson City on Friday and Saturday with a chance to receive All-State honors.


It all comes down to this
5/20/2015

It all comes down to this
With 18 holes left in their 2015 season, Fayette freshman Blake Dawson and senior Sam Zimmel found themselves tied with each other after Monday’s opening round of the Class 1 State Golf Championships at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield.
Both Dawson and Zimmel were tied for 50th place out of 88 golfers after the first day, each shooting a 20-over par 92.



Lady Jackets break relay record at sectionals
5/20/2015

Lady Jackets break relay record at sectionals
Glasgow will spend quite a bit of time this offseason updating the track and field record board hanging on the wall in the high school gym. For good measure, the Lady Jackets went ahead and knocked off one more school record.
The Glasgow girls 4x400-meter relay team was one of three sectional track champions on Saturday at the Class 1 Sectional 3 meet in Clinton. The team of Caitlin Yung, Kristin Stockhorst, Julia Kramm and Makayla Fuemmeler broke the fourth Lady Jackets school record of the season, winning the relay in a time of 4:17.33.


Harrisburg qualifies 16 athletes for state track
5/20/2015

Harrisburg qualifies 16 athletes for state track
This time last year, Harrisburg’s track and field season was finished.
The Lowell Eaton Community Track was empty all week. There was no track practice to prepare for the upcoming State Track and Field Championships.
Well, Harrisburg’s track is going to be plenty busy this week.
After failing to qualify in any event last season at state, Harrisburg will send 16 athletes to Jefferson City this weekend. The boys and girls combined to qualify for state in 12 of their 18 sectional events.


Fayette’s season ends with opening-round loss to Sturgeon
5/20/2015

Sturgeon scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, winning the other Class 2 District 7 first round game over Fayette 10-0.


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Obituaries
 
Doris Lee Malotte (1936-2015)
5/20/2015

Doris Lee Malotte, of Fayette, passed away May 13, 2015, at Cooper County Memorial Hospital. She was 78 years old.


Don McDavid (1952-2015)
5/20/2015

Don McDavid (1952-2015)
Don McDavid, 62, of Armstrong, formerly of Austin, Texas, passed away May 5, 2015, in St. Louis.







George W. Cady (1924-2015)
5/13/2015

Former resident, George W. Cady passed away May 6, 2015, at Black Diamond Rehab in Lecanto, Fla. He was 91.


Helen (Brandt) Talbot (1924-2015)
5/8/2015

Helen Talbot passed away May 4, 2015 at the Hospice House of Stockton, Calif., a skilled nursing facility. She was 91 years of age.


Orvella Christensen (1916-2015)
5/6/2015

Glasgow resident, Orvella Christensen passed away at her home May 2, 2015, where she had lived for the past 62 years. She was 99 years of age.


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