Area News

Wife of convicted child sex abuser lands probation for victim tampering

The wife of a man convicted for the sexual abuse of two children below the age of 12 was given probation in lieu of jail time for victim tampering as part of a plea agreement reached with the state on August 26. Boone County Judge Kevin Crane accepted guilty pleas from Victoria Muse, 30, of…

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Missouri High School Rodeo draws big crowds

Fayette’s Laci Fuhlage competes in the goat tying competition at the Missouri High School Rodeo held at the Howard County Fairgrounds over the weekend.

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Fayette city council will allow downtown restaurants parking spaces for food order pick up

The City of Fayette Board of Aldermen voted to allow downtown restaurant owners to reserve a parking space in front of their establishments to allow for pick-up orders. The decision came two weeks after Savory Bakery owner Doreathy Booth asked the council for permission to hold open one space in front of her business, which…

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MoDOT to sell historic Salt Creek Bridge

The Missouri Department of Transportation is looking for a new home for the historic Salt Creek and Katy Trail Bridge on U.S. Route 40 in Howard County.

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Fayette is the place to be this weekend

Anyone who can’t find something fun to do in Fayette this weekend will have to put forth a tremendous effort to stay bored. An array of activities from family fun in the park, to a beer festival, a dance, and lots of sports, including football, soccer, and volleyball, will take place in town.

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Mo. High School Rodeo this weekend

The Howard County Fair Grounds will host the Missouri High School Rodeo this Friday through Sunday.

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Area Sports

Fall sports set to begin on August 12

The first games of the 2019-20 athletic year are still a little over a month away, but high school and middle school athletes will take to practice fields beginning August 12. 

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Harrisburg baseball given ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

Harrisburg baseball has been awarded the American Baseball Coaches Association Team Academic Excellence Award for the 2018-19 academic year. The Bulldogs finished the academic year with a 3.15 grade point average (GPA).

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Harris preparing for upcoming season

As the calendar nears the end of July, football players and coaches are shifting their attention toward a new season. That is certainly happening at Central Methodist University. Many football players are already in Fayette. The first official practice for the Eagles is scheduled for Aug. 6.  The upcoming football season is unlike any before…

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Athletic schedules will not be affected by change to school start

On July 12, Gov. Mike Parsons signed a bill into law that will not allow schools to set start dates that are more than 14 days before the first Monday in September, taking effect beginning with the 2020-21 school year. 

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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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Evelyn Brucks 1921-2019
Michael Dean 1961-2019
Michael Dean 1961 – 2019
Wendy Elaine Sunderland 1962-2019
Janice L. Eubanks 1940-2019
Wendy Elaine Sunderland 1962-2019

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