Area News

Veterans honored in programs

The Veterans Day program sponsored by the American Legion Post 273 and the Howard County Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was held Friday at Fayette High School. Lou Thompson Petty Officer 3rd Class,USN served as Master of Ceremonies. The Glasgow American Legion and VFW presented the Call to Colors. The Fayette High School Chorus…

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Fayette City Council reviews sewer bids, employee insurance and approves Ad Hoc Committee

Fayette’s City Aldermen had a long night of meetings on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The evening began at 6 p.m. with a closed session held at Walker Winter Insurance Offices. Interviews for a new city attorney were held at that time. At 7 p.m., regular session took place at City Hall. Leramie Shaffer, with E.O. Recycles,…

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Improvement possibilities, streets, topics of New Franklin City Council

Regular session of the New Franklin City Council was brief, but efficient, Monday, Nov. 13. After approval of minutes and authorization to pay bills, there was no old business and the council moved on to new business. A brief comparison of the current budget was reviewed. Overall, the council seems pleased, however it was suggested…

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Flu Prevention & Update

Influenza symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. The best way to prevent influenza is to get an influenza vaccine each year as soon as the vaccine is available to the public. Other forms of prevention include hand washing and using alcohol-based hand sanitizers; covering…

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Local Veterans to receive Quilts of Valor

Local veterans Kenneth McKee and Robert Taylor will be presented with Quilts of Valor at the Veterans Day Program to be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Fayette High School. The Peacemakers Quilt Group lovingly creates the Quilts of Valor and presents them to local veterans having served overseas. The Quilts of Valor Foundation is…

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Community Veterans’ Day Program scheduled Friday

American Legion Post 273 and the Howard County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will join to sponsor the annual Veterans Day program to begin at 10 a.m. in the Fayette High School gymnasium on Friday. All members of the public, not just veterans, are encouraged to attend. Both high school and middle…

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Area Sports

Lady Falcons defeat Madison to move closer to winning season

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Fayette Lady Falcons moved closer to their first winning season in nine years with an 11-1 win over the Madison Lady Panthers on Oct. 2. The Lady Falcons improved to 13-11 with the win, and need just one more to secure a record with more wins than losses when…

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Harrisburg seniors show out in win over Sturgeon

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (8-13) bid farewell to six seniors, sending them out on a high note in a 7-5 win over the Sturgeon Lady Bulldogs (11-10) on Sept. 27. The home Lady Bulldogs squashed a four-run rally by Sturgeon in the top of the fifth inning. Harrisburg led 6-1…

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Even if you’re not a Royals fan, the end of this season should tug at the heartstrings

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The game on Sept. 28 between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers featured a heart-rending moment in the fifth inning. Danny Duffy made the start, and was taken out by Ned Yost with one out in the inning. Before leaving, Duffy gave a hug to first baseman Eric Hosmer.…

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Falcons run over Westran

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR Fayette Falcons junior defensive back Drew Whitley came up with two key interceptions late to give the Fayette Falcons (4-1, 3-1 Lewis and Clark) a 38-29 upset victory over the No. 8 Westran Hornets (4-1, 3-1 Lewis and Clark) on Sept. 15 at Thomas S. Davis Memorial Field. With the…

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Lady Falcons beat Sturgeon in extra innings to win Fayette Tournament

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Fayette Lady Falcons (9-7) won a dramatic, back-and-forth game over the Sturgeon Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the 2017 Fayette Softball Tournament at Cox Softball Complex on Sept. 16. Sturgeon put together a rally late that tied the game 6-6. The game went into an eighth inning,where…

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Glasgow defeats Harrisburg in tournament group play

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR A six-run third inning led to a win for the Glasgow Lady Yellowjackets (2-9) led to a 7-4 win over the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (6-10) on Sep. 16 at Fayette High School. The game between the two teams was a scheduled group play game during the 2017 Fayette Softball Tournament.…

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Patricia Ann Mott 1939-2017
Holly Masonholder 1972-2017
Ed Downes 1930-2017
Jill Thompson 1962-2017
Farrell Lavene Hanson 1931-2017
Daniel (Wayne) Moser 1947-2017

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