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Central Methodist to honor six alumni
5/1/2016

Central Methodist to honor six alumni
The highest awards Central Methodist University can present to its alumni and friends will highlight CMU’s 70th Annual Alumni Awards at the Founders Weekend celebration.
Six distinguished graduates of Central Methodist University will be honored during the Alumni Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 7, according to CMU President Roger Drake.



High school juniors selected to attend Missouri Boys State
5/1/2016

High school juniors selected to attend Missouri Boys State
Nine junior boys from Fayette, Glasgow and Harrisburg have been selected to attend the 2016 session of Missouri Boys State to be held at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg on June 18-25.
Criteria for selection include leadership, citizenship, academic performance and character.


Boone Medial Group opens office in Glasgow
5/1/2016

Boone Medial Group opens office in Glasgow
Boone Medical Group - Glasgow ribbon cutting was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at 108 Market Street. Dr. Paul Schoephoerster and nurse practitioner Melinda Hart are on the far left, and are joined by members of Boone Hospital Center and the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce: Sheryl Schaefer, Jo Brucks and Julie McAnelly.
Boone Medical Group – Glasgow opened its doors on April 11.


Basket Bingo draws big crowd, raises $5,700 for local charities
5/1/2016

Basket Bingo draws big crowd, raises $5,700 for local charities
The 12th annual Basket Bingo was held April 23rd at the St. Joseph Catholic Hall. A crowd of about 125 people enjoyed playing 20 games of bingo where the prizes were Longaberger baskets and products.



Two New Franklin students honored at Missouri FFA state convention
5/1/2016

Two New Franklin students honored at Missouri FFA state convention
Austin Ivy of New Franklin received the State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at state level. This is the first state degree recipient from New Franklin FFA since the chapter was chartered in 2013.
Kaitlin Dobson of New Franklin, Mo., received the Area IV Missouri FFA Forest Management Proficiency Award at the 88th Missouri FFA Convention.




Howard County Democrat candidate speaking forums announced
5/1/2016

Saturday, July 16 - Armstrong with Armstrong Ladies serving sandwiches, cake and ice cream at 6 p.m. Speakings at 7 p.m.


Fayette high school student plays drums for St. Louis’ Freedom Indoor Percussion
5/1/2016

Fayette high school student plays drums for St. Louis’ Freedom Indoor Percussion
Ryan Linhart, a junior at Fayette High School, has been playing the drum set for Freedom Indoor Percussion, a St. Louis-based Winter Guard International (WGI) percussion group since October. They recently competed at the WGI Percussion World Championships from April 14-16 in Dayton, Ohio.




CMU Concert Band’s final performance will be May 8
5/1/2016

A great way to celebrate Mother’s Day, with or without a mom, is by attending the final Central Methodist University Concert Band performance for 2015-16. It will be presented Sunday, May 8, at 4 p.m. in Linn Memorial Church on the Fayette campus of CMU. There is no cost and everyone is invited.


CMU Eagle Radio tabs 2016-17 leadership
5/1/2016

As the current academic year winds down for Central Methodist University, new leadership has been selected for its student-run radio station for 2016-2017.


Area news briefs
5/1/2016

The Central Methodist University Swinney Conservatory of Music had the rare opportunity to welcome two master classes on adjoining days, one for flutes and piccolos and the other for voice.


Howard County’s bicentennial will be focus for upcoming events
4/27/2016

Howard County’s bicentennial will be focus for upcoming events
The upcoming summer promises to be busy time for area residents as Howard County pauses to celebrate its 200th anniversary as an organized political entity.
A special Bicentennial logo, seen here, was unveiled Monday after receiving official endorsement from the Howard County Commission.
Officials and others working to plan various events are encouraging placement of the logo on posters, letterheads and promotional materials. It is not copyrighted and may be utilized by any business, governmental entity, school or group so desiring.


High school juniors selected to attend Missouri Girls State
4/27/2016

High school juniors selected to attend Missouri Girls State
Twelve high school junior girls from five area schools were selected to attend the 2016 session of Missouri Girls State. This event will be held the week of June 26-July 2 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.
Missouri Girls State is an intensive week of government study sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. This includes the study of proper American Flag etiquette. The Howard County Chapter of the DAR donated 750 flag protocol pamphlets to be given to the Girls State Citizens.


Speakeasy Gala to be held Saturday
4/27/2016

Fayette Main Street  is hosting a Gala this Saturday night to share with Fayette the magnificent renovated “Old County Jail” that was a recent gift to Fayette  Main Street from Gary Kaplan.


Fayette Rotary Club trivia night to be held June 4
4/27/2016

The Fayette Rotary Club is sponsoring a Trivia contest June 4 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the St. Joesph Catholic Church hall.
This is the second year the Fayette Rotary club has sponsored a trivia contest. Fayette Rotary supports many projects throughout the year in Fayette and Howard County. All proceeds from the Trivia contest will be used to help fund projects for the coming year.


Daly Elementary recognizes Pride at Falcon Fest
4/27/2016

Daly Elementary recognizes Pride at Falcon Fest
Several students were named Students of the Month for exhibiting pride. They were recognized at a Falcon Fest assembly held on April 22 at Daly Elementary School.




New Franklin city council grants home-based bait shop
4/27/2016

Meeting in a special session on Monday, the New Franklin city council granted a variance request for a business license for a bait shop in a private residence.


Kindergartners learn Pledge of Allegiance
4/27/2016

Kindergartners learn Pledge of Allegiance
Kindergarten students at Daly Elementary School show their certificates and flags that they received from the Howard County Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) on April 19.
Dee Woodward (standing behind the children) of the DAR presented the certificates and flags to the Kindergarten students after they had learned The Pledge of Allegiance.


CMU grants awards for achievements in science, mathematics, and computer science
4/27/2016

The Division of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science at Central Methodist University in Fayette, honored its most accomplished students at an awards banquet held on the Fayette campus on April 18.
Some of the awards are sponsored by groups or individuals who have had significance to the division through the last century while others are sponsored by campus honors groups and the faculty. Many of the awards carry a monetary stipend or scholarship; others have plaques which will have winners’ names added to them.


Gisburne, Herndon re-elected as CMU leaders of Student Government Association
4/27/2016

Gisburne, Herndon re-elected as CMU leaders of Student Government Association
Leadership of the Student Government Association at Central Methodist University will not change in 2016-17, but that doesn’t mean Jamie Gisburne and Kayla Herndon plan to maintain the status quo.
Gisburne and Herndon were re-elected recently as SGA president vice president, respectively, by their follow CMU students.


Founders Weekend set for May 6-8 at Central Methodist
4/27/2016

Events both entertaining and educational await alumni and friends of Central Methodist University from Friday through Sunday, May 6-8 during CMU Founders Weekend in Fayette. Most of the activities on the CMU campus are open to the public at no charge, save for an afternoon picnic and the 70th annual Alumni Awards Banquet both on Saturday (May 7) and a brunch on Sunday (May 8).


 
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