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Howard County Fair takes off with royalty and roping
6/24/2016

Howard County Fair takes off with royalty and roping
Despite warm and humid conditions, contestants for the Prince and Princess contest and the Queen and Teen contests were fresh and poised as they put out their best Wednesday night at the Howard County Fair.
Fayette city council discusses power outages
6/24/2016

City lake property to be put out for bids.

By Kim Thompson
Staff Writer

Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members discussed recent power outages. They also opted to sell the city lake house property.

Entrants sought for talent show today
6/24/2016

All ages are invited to enter the 2016 Howard County Fair Open Talent Show and the Missouri State Fair IDOL Preliminary competition at the Howard County Fair today (Saturday) at 7 p.m.
Strawberry Festival is June 28
6/24/2016

The Howard County Farm Bureau will host a Strawberry Festival on Tuesday, June 28, 6:30 p.m. in the lower shelter house at the Fayette City Park.
Newspaper sets combined issue deadlines
6/24/2016

We will combine our June 29 Fayette Advertiser and July 2 Democrat Leader. Ad deadlines for the combined issue are Monday, June 27 at 5 p.m.

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Local Sports
 
Falcons summer football: Benedictine Camp
6/21/2016

Falcons summer football: Benedictine Camp
Fayette High School football team learns playbook, builds fundamentals.

By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

With a new head coach Roger VanDeZande, the Fayette Falcons are picking up a lot of new experiences while preparing for their 2016-2017 football season.

New Franklin seniors play in All-Star Game
6/17/2016

New Franklin seniors play in All-Star Game
On June 12, New Franklin seniors Blake Carleton, Zach Evans, and Jerrod Riley participated in the MHSBCA Class 1/2 Senior All-Star Game at Lindenwood University.
Central Methodist signs Norris
6/17/2016

Central Methodist signs Norris
Junior Outfielder joins Central Methodist from Danville Area Community College.

Central Methodist University head baseball coach Nate Breland announced Monday the signing of outfielder Patrick Norris (Indianapolis, Ind.). Norris signs with CMU after previously attending Danville Area Community College in Danville, Ill. Norris is the eighth player to sign with CMU this offseason, the second to sign from Kishwaukee. He joins middle infielder Jared Johnson who signed from Kishwaukee on June 7.
“Patrick (Norris) is a great defensive outfielder,” said CMU head coach Nate Breland. “His lefty bat and great speed will be a plus for us offensively as well. I look for him to come in and compete for a job on day one.”
Norris just finished his sophomore season at Danville Area Community College in Illinois, and appeared in 53 games. Norris hit .312, with an on-base percentage of .372, and a slugging percentage of .407. He also finished with a homerun, 28 RBI’s, and 16 stolen bases.
“I am excited to be an Eagle and to be part of a championship caliber team,” said Norris.

Roberts signs track and field scholarship with Central Methodist Univ.
6/17/2016

Roberts signs track and field scholarship with Central Methodist Univ.
By Greg Jackson
Sports Writer
Pole vaulting has taken Chance Roberts to new heights. It is also going to take him to another level.

Gaines:4 qualifying events at AAU Districts
6/14/2016

Gaines:4 qualifying events at AAU Districts
Jada Gaines places in four events at AAU districts, slating her for competition at Regionals at the end of the month.

By Mason Stornello
Sports Writer

For upcoming Fayette senior Jada Gaines, success on the track is no stranger. Competing for the High School this last year, Gaines competed at the state level in the maximum number of four events: long jump, the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter run and the 4x100 meter relay.

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Obituaries
 
Wesley Wayne Hunt 1965-2016
6/24/2016

Wesley Wayne Hunt, age 50, of Franklin, passed away June 19, 2016, at his home.

Wesley Wayne Hunt 1965-2016
6/22/2016

Wesley Wayne Hunt, age 50, of Franklin, passed away June 19, 2016, at his home.
Connie Ann Gilmore 1959-2016
6/21/2016

Connie Ann Gilmore, age 56, of Fayette, died June 19, 2016, at University Hospital in Columbia.
Connie was born Aug. 23, 1959, in Fayette, a daughter of Charles Ruben Gilmore and Annette Barbara Dick (Gilmore). She was employed as a nurse’s aide and was of Catholic faith.
Survivors include two sons, Shawn and Chad Sanders of Fayette; four brothers, Terry and David Gilmore of Granbury, Texas, Paul Gilmore of Fayette, Charlie Gilmore of Moberly and a sister, Mary Shumaker of Fayette and one grandson, Salim Sanders and many other family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Larry Gilmore.
A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 10 p.m., Friday, June 24, at Schnell Hall, 302 Villers Drive, Fayette, Mo.
Cremation arrangements by Carr-Yager Funeral Home, Fayette, Mo.
Tributes and condolences may be shared with the family at www.carryager.com.

Danny Chew 1962-2016
6/21/2016

Danny Chew of Glasgow, Mo., passed away on June 16, 2016 at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.  He was 53 years of age.
Danny Ray Chew was born in Fayette, Mo., on Dec. 23, 1962, a son of Marguerite (Felten) Chew and the late Harold Lee Chew.  Danny attended Fayette High School.  He worked as a logger for the past 20 years, most recently for Adams Logging of Armstrong, Mo.  Danny loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
He is survived by three daughters, Rebecca Chew of Ashland, Rachel Chew of Columbia, and Hannah Chew of Boonville; special friend and companion of 26 years, Holly Hendrix, of Glasgow; mother, Marguerite Chew of Fayette; two brothers, Eddie Chew of Fayette, and Donnie Lusby of Franklin; two sisters, Robin Henderson of Boonville and Tricia Ivy of New Franklin; six grandsons and one granddaughter; and half-brother, Mike Chew of Springfield, Mo.  
Services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2016 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette with Rev. Wayne Purvis officiating.  Visitation was one hour before the service.  Burial followed the service at Fayette City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Family’s Choice, in care of the funeral home.

Danny Chew 1962-2016
6/17/2016

Danny Chew, age 53, of Glasgow, died Thursday, June 16, 2016.
He was born Dec. 23, 1962.

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Noted in Brief
 
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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