Area News

Flood waters threaten drinking water

Glasgow and New Franklin are not the only communities facing major challenges as a result of flood waters during the past several days. Howard County Regional Water Commission, which supplies water to Fayette and rural southern Howard County, not just New Franklin, has been watching the rising water closely.

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Harrisburg teen not injured in accident on I-70

A Harrisburg teenager escaped without injury after she was involved in a vehicle accident on Interstate 70 at mile marker 115 near the Rocheport exit June 3. According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Saige N. Bexten, 19, was driving westbound in a 2005 Toyota Camry shortly after 10 a.m. An eastbound 2017 Chevy Silverado, driven…

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Four named Grand Marshals of Juneteenth

There will be four Grand Marshals for the annual Juneteenth celebration this weekend in Fayette. They are Mike Jackman, Deb Miller, Rick Turner, and Glen “Bummer” Ward are all being recognized for significant contributions to this community and to their churches.

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Motorcycle crash claims life of Glasgow man

A Glasgow man died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash over the weekend. Michael J. Fuemmeler, 45, was southbound on Highway 3 shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday evening when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

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Hartzler tours flood-damaged areas

United States Representative Vicki Hartzler, R-Harrisonville, on Friday met with approximately 30 farmers and business owners affected by recent wide-ranging and catastrophic flooding. The meeting at Hotel Frederick in Boonville came during a tour of flood-damaged areas in Howard, Cooper, and Boone Counties.

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Optimist Power Pull Saturday

The Fayette Optimist Club will host its 41st Annual Fayette Power Pull at the Howard County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Gates open at 3 p.m. and the main event starts at 6:30 p.m. A youth pedal pull will begin at 4:30 p.m.

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Area Sports

Bulldogs advance to district title game for fourth straight year

The Harrisburg Bulldogs advanced to a district title game for the fourth straight year after defeating the Westran Hornets 5-0 on May 13 in the Class 2 District 14 semifinals. 

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Fayette sending 15 athletes to Jefferson City for state track and field championships

The Fayette track and field program sent 15 athletes to the Class 2 Sectional 2 meet on May 11. Those same 15 are heading to the state track and field championships this weekend. 

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Harrisburg girls take first place at sectional meet

The Harrisburg girls track and field team captured first place at the Class 1 Sectional 1 meet, held at South Callaway High School in Mokane, Missouri, on May 11. 

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Glasgow sending athletes back to state track and field championships

The Glasgow boys and girls track and field teams went to the Class 1 Sectional 3 meet at Russellville High School in Russellville, Missouri, on May 11. Several atheltes advanced to the MSHSAA Class 1 State and Track and Field Championships.

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New Franklin’s season ends with loss to Madison

The New Franklin Bulldogs’ 2019 baseball season came to an end with a 3-2 loss to the Madison Panthers in the Class 1 District 11 Tournament semifinal round. 

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Glasgow season ends with walk-off in district opener

The Glasgow Yellowjackets’ 2019 baseball season ended with a 4-3 loss to the Community Trojans on May 10 in the opening round of the Class 1 District 11 Tournament. 

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