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Fayette School Board swears in elected board members, selects health insurance policies
4/18/2015

Fayette School Board swears in elected board members, selects health insurance policies
Meeting in regular session Wednesday night the Fayette R-III Board of Education certified the election results from last Tuesday’s election. Tim Jackman and Jean Schmidt were sworn in as newly elected Board members. Michelle Howell was elected president, Jackman was elected vice president of the Board.


New Franklin School Board re-instates incumbents
4/18/2015

New Franklin School Board re-instates incumbents
At the regular meeting of the New Franklin School Board on Wednesday, re-instated board members were sworn into office.
Since there were an equal number of candidates to seats up for election, there was no election held for the New Franklin School Board. Re-instated members John Bailey and Darren Harris were sworn into office.




Local man charged with first degree domestic assault
4/18/2015

Local man charged with first degree domestic assault
A Howard County man is in the county jail after a domestic assault incident early Wednesday afternoon.
Travis Wooldridge, 37, a resident at 196 Highway 5 and 240 in Howard County, was arrested at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday by the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. He faces charges of domestic assault in the first degree and kidnapping.
His bond is set at $150,000 cash-only.


Riley Equine Center hosts first annual horse show
4/18/2015

Riley Equine Center hosts first annual horse show
Riley Equine Center held its first Annual Horse Show on April 11. There were about 27 contestants, with four from Howard County. All contestants either take riding lessons or volunteer at Riley Equine Center (REC). REC specializes in equine therapy for riders with disabilities, although anyone interested may take riding lessons.




New Franklin man dies in car crash
4/18/2015

A New Franklin man lost his life in a head-on collision on Thursday in Howard County.
Shortly after 10 a.m., Terry W. Sitzes, 36, of New Franklin, was traveling west on Highway 40, 600 feet east of Alternate Highway 240, in a 2002 Ford Explorer when he crossed the center line. He struck head-on a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Lawrence S. Murray, 62, of Pensacola, Fla.


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Eagles’ win streak is 20 and counting
4/18/2015

Eagles’ win streak is 20 and counting
Central Methodist won its school-record 20th-straight game with a doubleheader sweep of Missouri Valley on Wednesday by scores of 11-0 (in five innings) and 9-5 at Lyon Bowl in Marshall.
The Eagles have also won 24-straight games in Heart of America Athletic Conference play dating back to last season.


Central Methodist receives NAIA Opening Round host bid
4/18/2015

For the first time in school history, the road to the NAIA Softball World Series is coming through Fayette.
Central Methodist has been selected as one of the 10 host sites for the 2015 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round, the NAIA national office announced Wednesday afternoon. The Central Methodist Bracket will be played May 11-13 at Cox Softball Complex and will feature a four-team, double elimination tournament. The 40 qualifiers and pairings for the National Championship Opening Round will be announced on May 5.


Horstmann shoots career-low 43, leads Fayette golf to home sweep
4/18/2015

Horstmann shoots career-low 43, leads Fayette golf to home sweep
Playing on its home course for the second time this season, the Fayette golf team dominated the competition Thursday night at Hail Ridge Golf Course in Boonville.
Junior Cole Horstmann shot a career-low 43 on the front nine for an 8-over par. That mark earned himself meet medalist honors for the first time in his high school career as well. Horstmann parred the second, third, fifth and eighth holes and recorded just two double-bogeys, which came on back-to-back holes on the par-4 sixth and par-3 seventh.


Falcons fall to Tolton for third-straight loss
4/18/2015

Falcons fall to Tolton for third-straight loss
The Fayette baseball team had very little issues playing closely in the early innings against Tolton on Tuesday. However, as the game progressed into the later innings, the Falcons were falling further and further behind.
Tolton broke open the game with six runs in the fourth inning, then added another seven runs in the sixth to win 17-2, handing Fayette its third-straight loss.



New Franklin baseball outlasts Harrisburg in extra innings
4/18/2015

Seven innings was not enough to decide the winner in this season’s battle of the Bulldogs on the diamond between New Franklin and Harrisburg.
Wednesday’s contest in Harrisburg went nine innings, with New Franklin prevailing 7-6 to avenge last spring’s defeat.


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Obituaries
 
Hilda Mae Offineer (1930-2015)
4/17/2015

Hilda Mae Offineer, of New Franklin, passed away April 15, 2015, at the University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics. She was 84 years old.


Raymond Larson (1945-2015)
4/17/2015

Raymond Larson passed away at his home in rural Fayette on April 13, 2015. He was 69 years of age.


Gilbert (Gil) Leeroy Mattli (1938-2015)
4/14/2015

Gilbert Mattli passed away in Fayette April 11, 2015. He was 76 years of age.


Barbara Nation (1940-2015)
4/12/2015

Barbara Nation passed away at Golden Living Center in Glasgow on April 7, 2015. She was 75 years of age.


Bill Maupin (1931-2015)
4/8/2015

Bill Maupin passed away April 6, 2015, at Golden Living Center in Glasgow. He was 83 year of age.


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