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Frevert named Glasgow Tournament queen
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Fayette boys win first Glasgow championship since 1990

Polson’s steal keys win for Fayette in dramatic, back and forth game; Falcons win their first Glasgow Tournament Championship in 27 years The Fayette Falcons won the 87th Annual Glasgow Tournament with a 52-51 win over the New Franklin Bulldogs on Dec. 2. The Falcons prevailed in an exciting, back-and-forth game. The deciding factor was…

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Howard County Christmas Festivities

The Christmas Holiday is just around the corner and Howard County communities are getting in the spirit! Parades, Cantatas, and Santa will be part of events throughout the area. CMU will host a Christmas event for supervised children at the Rec Center on campus Friday, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Movies will be shown, Santa…

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Rocket Launcher, drugs seized in South Howard County

According to a Press Release from the Howard County Sheriff’s Department, a Boonville man was taken into custody last Wednesday. During the evening hours of Nov. 29th, 2017, the Howard County Sheriff’s Office, East Central Drug Task Force, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed a narcotics search warrant at the residence 1471 Howard County…

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CMU Winter Commencement December 9 Approximately 300 students graduating

There’s sure to be great excitement across Central Methodist University’s Fayette campus on Saturday, Dec. 9, as students and their families gather to celebrate a momentous academic achievement. Approximately 300 students are eligible to graduate from CMU in December, and many will attend Winter Commencement that day, scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. in…

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Glasgow’s Littrell Named CMU Eagle Select Winner Awarded a four-year, full-tuition scholarship

Central Methodist University’s Eagle Select Program brings to light some of the best and brightest high school seniors with competitions surrounding interviews and testing, as well as grade point averages and ACT scores. The deserving winner walks away with an academic future set at CMU – taking home a prize of tuition-free, full attendance to…

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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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Obituaries

Robert (Bob) Bryant Jackson 1927-2017
Ben Young 1924-2017
Steven Tyrone Fisher 1967-2017
Tommy (Doc) Adams 1940-2017
John Smith 1942-2017
Eric Stone 1988-2017

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