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

Fayette softball captures first district title in school history

There wasn’t much suspense during Friday’s district final, but the night still finished with a bang. Fireworks launched across the street from the softball diamond told all of Fayette that the Falcons were district champs. Fayette put up three runs in each of the first two innings and Jordyn Ball allowed just one hit in…

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Falcon football wins fourth in a row

Fayette built a 33-0 first half lead and went on to a 54-16 win at Salisbury on Friday. The Falcons held Salisbury to 159 total yards of offense and forced seven turnovers.

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Central Methodist earns back to back wins over rival Missouri Valley

Central Methodist answered Missouri Valley’s early touchdown with 20 straight points in the Eagle’s 33-20 win on homecoming day. The Eagle defense held the Vikings to 91 rushing yards on 30 carriers and picked off quarterback Jake Bridges twice. Anthony Hernandez led the CMU defense with 11 tackles as the Eagles won the rivalry game…

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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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