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Fayette city council hears complaints from citizens about roads and ditches
7/21/2014

Fayette city council hears complaints from citizens about roads and ditches
Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members heard citizen concerns about ditches and roads. They also reviewed results of an inspection of the city’s water distribution system.
Also at the meeting, Mayor Kenneth O’Brian signed a proclamation encouraging participation in the Festival of the Arts set for Aug. 2 and commends those who make the event possible.


Miracle Coffee Cup open for business in New Franklin
7/21/2014

Miracle Coffee Cup open for business in New Franklin
Owned by Larry Miller and managed by Carlos Sanchez, Miracle Coffee Cup at 4004 Highway 5 in New Franklin (just north of the New Franklin School) serves homemade American food from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday.
Sample menu items include biscuits and gravy, omelets, bacon for breakfast and hamburgers, roast beef sandwiches and popcorn shrimp for lunch. Many other dishes are available.


Glasgow Jamboree and Heritage Ways set for Aug. 9
7/21/2014

The Glasgow Jamboree and Heritage Ways on Saturday, Aug. 9, is not just about crafts and games. The EUB Chapel on Fourth Street will host three informative and entertaining presentations.


New Franklin School Board approves purchases, accepts bids
7/21/2014

At their regular Wednesday meeting, New Franklin School Board members carried out routine business that involved some purchases and acceptance of bids.


Many events scheduled for remainder of summer
7/21/2014

There’s lots to do and see here in Howard County between now and Labor Day.
The Howard County Library Street Fair will take place today at 6 p.m. Also today and tomorrow, “Annie” will be performed at the Little Theatre on the Central Methodist University campus. Today’s performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and tomorrow’s matinee is at 2 p.m.


Wright to share findings on lobbyist gift practices
7/21/2014

Wright to share findings on lobbyist gift practices
Rep. John Wright, Vice Chair of the Missouri House Ethics Committee, will host a town hall meeting in the Community Room of the Commercial Trust Bank in Fayette at 7 p.m. this Tuesday, July 22.  Wright will share his recent findings on lobbyist gift practices and lead a discussion of potential ways to limit the growth of special interest influence in state government. 




Glasgow receives $1,000 grant to promote tourism
7/21/2014

Dave Muntzel, State Representative 48th District House of Representatives, announced the Missouri Division of Tourism has awarded $1,000 to Glasgow Chamber of Commerce to help fund qualified, performance-driven projects designed to increases visitation to Howard County. Glasgow Chamber of Commerce will match each dollar of state funding with a dollar of local funds.


Volume is up at Central Methodist Band camp
7/21/2014

Band Camp 2014 at Central Methodist University drew a record 90 campers from across Missouri and from Illinois, according to CMU Prof. Skip Vandelicht, camp director.


Area news briefs
7/21/2014

Unity Baptist Church will host “Kids JAM in the Park,” their version of Vacation Bible School, at the City Park on July 28-30. Registration will begin each evening at 6:30 p.m., with the nights’ events (large group, small groups, crafts, snacks and games) lasting from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Children ages 4-12 are welcome. Childcare for younger children is offered each evening at the church during the events at the park.


Annie stands her ground
7/16/2014

Annie stands her ground
In a rehearsal scene, Annie, played by Kathryn Meyers, and Daddy Warbucks, played by Alex Kirby, express doubt as con artists Lily and Rooster, played by Hilary Myers and Jason Jones, claim to be Annie’s parents.
“Annie” will be performed Thursday through Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Little Theatre on the CMU campus in Fayette.




Wilensky joins CMU advancement team
7/16/2014

Wilensky joins CMU advancement team
For four years, Sophie Wilensky the student poured her heart and soul into Central Methodist University. Until her graduation in May, it was hard to look around the campus and not see evidence of her efforts to make CMU a better place.





City of Fayette works to meet DNR deadline
7/16/2014

The clock is ticking for the city. By Aug. 19, the city must submit to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources a detailed plan to upgrade the sewer system, a timeline for the upgrade, and how the upgrade will be funded. If the city fails to meet the deadline, it will face additional fines.


‘Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear’
7/16/2014

‘Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear’
Motorists traveling north on Highway 5 in between New Franklin and Fayette are greeted by Yogi Bear, a cartoon character created by Hanna-Barbera in 1958. Yogi was so popular that an animated feature was released in 1964 titled “Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear.”
Owner Marsha Bradley “inherited” Yogi when she purchased property in Lamine. Yogi went with the property.


FHS Reunion planned for Aug. 2
7/16/2014

Plans for the 14th Annual Fayette Schools Reunion are in full swing. The reunion banquet will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Fayette High School Commons at 6:30 p.m. Alumni may make dinner reservations by sending $22 to Reunion 2014, P.O. Box 184, Fayette, Mo. 65248. Reservations are due by July 25.


Base water rate to increase for New Franklin residents
7/16/2014

At their regular meeting Monday, New Franklin city council members authorized a base water rate increase and the repaving of streets.


Roanoke Band Concert set for July 26
7/16/2014

The 53rd Annual Roanoke Band Concert will be held on Saturday, July 26, at the historic Roanoke bandstand.
The bandstand was constructed in 1906 where the Roanoke Military Band played weekly concerts for many years. As life changed, especially after WWII, the band ceased to exist.


Boys, Girls State participants relate their experiences
7/16/2014

Boys, Girls State participants relate their experiences
The American Legion White-Bell Post 273 and Auxiliary met on July 8 at Schnell Hall for a carry-in dinner hosted by Bonnie Hackley and Martha Holman. Tables were decorated with American flags. Boys and Girls State citizens presented the program. Rosemary Young pinned red poppy corsages or boutonnieres on the participants.


Ebbesmeyer named Outstanding Youth in Agriculture
7/16/2014

Ebbesmeyer named Outstanding Youth in Agriculture
Amelia Ebbesmeyer (left) was named 2014 Outstanding Youth in Agriculture by KMMO Radio of Marshall and the Brownfield Network. The award highlights an outstanding 4-H member who has shown great accomplishments in leadership, citizenship and community service. Pictured above with Amelia is Melinda Mueller, KMMO broadcaster.




Metropolitan CC and CMU expand partnership
7/16/2014

Graduates of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City have two new options for bachelor’s degrees thanks to its partnership with Central Methodist University. MCC Chancellor Mark James and CMU President Roger Drake have announced the signing of two articulation agreements that can lead MCC grads to the Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from CMU.


Site coordinator appointed for STCM-CMU partnership
7/16/2014

Site coordinator appointed for STCM-CMU partnership
The fledgling partnership between the State Technical College of Missouri (STCM) and Central Methodist University (CMU) has taken a step forward with the appointment of Patricia Gillman as site coordinator for CMU’s Linn operation.
Gillman’s background in higher education, particularly at the community college level, and familiarity with STCM and technical education made her application stand out, according to CMU Provost Dr. Rita Gulstad. Gillman started work June 30.



 
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