Area News

Harrisburg teacher confirmed dead in crash on Route F

A vehicle accident on Route F near Sturgeon resulted in several injuries, and the death of one Harrisburg school teacher. The teacher was confirmed as Brian Simpson, a history teacher and coach at Harrisburg High School. The crash happened between a school bus, driven by Simpson, and a pickup truck. The crash happened around 2:30…

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See You At The Pole Day Today

All across the world, millions of students will gather at their schools’ flagpoles on Wednesday, Sept. 27, to pray for their schools, friends, families, churches, communities and nation at the annual See You at the Pole™ (SYATP) event. SYATP is a day students are committed to global unity in Christ and interceding for their generation.…

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Long time Extension Agent Ray Kimmel passes away

Howard County has lost one of it’s most well-known residents.  Ray Kimmel, long-time Howard County Extension Agent passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Raymond Arthur Kimmel was born on a farm near Carl Junction, Mo., After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1943 with a degree in Agriculture, Ray entered the U.S. Navy in…

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CMU’s Morrison Observatory Fall Schedule Thursdays in September, October and November

In the coming weeks, mid-Missouri residents have several opportunities to view the universe like they may never have before. The historic Morrison Observatory at Central Methodist University in Fayette will hold guided sessions on Thursday evenings through early November. All sessions are free and open to the general public from 7:30-9:30 p.m. on the following…

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Joint World Communion Day Services October 1

Paul H. Linn Memorial United Methodist Church and St. Paul United Methodist Church in Fayette invite the people of Fayette and surrounding areas to join them this Sunday, Oct. 1, for a joint church service at 10:30 a.m. in honor of World Communion Sunday. In conjunction with Central Methodist University, the service will include a…

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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

Dorothy McClammer 1929-2017
Shepard (Steven) Becker 1958-2017
Juanita Shaw 1939-2017
Ronald “J.R.” Humphrey, Jr. 1970-2017
John G. Davis 1936-2017
Raymond A. Kimmel 1921-2017

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