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A magical season ended with Central Methodist raising the trophy they’ve dreamed of all season. For the first time in the history of Central Methodist University, a team has won a national championship, as the men’s soccer team defeated Missouri Valley in penalty kicks to capture the title on Saturday night.

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See Santa after the parade Saturday

Santa Claus will take time out of his extremely busy Christmas schedule to hear children’s requests Saturday evening in the Howard County Courthouse.

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Fayette City Park Sparkles

Friends of the Historic Fayette Memorial Pool welcomed Santa and area visitors to their inaugural “Sparkle in the Park” on Saturday. The historic swimming pool, right, was decked inside and out for Christmas. Santa was available to hear Christmas wishes and his elves served treats. All around the city park area organizations set light displays…

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Candidate filing opens Tuesday

It may be only four weeks since the November election, but the filing period for municipal and school board April elections opens next week. The filing period begins Tuesday, Dec. 11. The last day to file is Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.

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Savory Bakery will open for Christmas Parade

Fayette’s newest culinary offering will open its doors in time for Saturday’s Christmas parade. The Savory Bakery, located on south main, will serve wassell and hot soup, along with coffee and assorted teas.

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Fayette BOE mulls 4-day school week

The Fayette R-III Board of education is moving forward with its consideration of a four-day school week. Board members discussed the possibility of this change at their monthly meeting last Tuesday, November 20. The board also anticipates the placement of another initiative for a tax levy increase on the ballot for the April 2019 election.

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Area Sports

Falcons lose lead late in Glasgow Tournament loss

The Fayette Falcons (2-1) fell short in their bid to repeat as champions at the 88th Annual Glasgow Tournament, losing 76-75 in overtime to the Slater Wildcats in the championship game on Dec. 1.

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Yellowjackets take third place at home tournament

The Glasgow Yellowjackets won the third-place game at the 88th Annual Glasgow Tournament, defeating the Cairo Bearcats 65-59.

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Conrow scores 33

The Fayette Lady Falcons (2-1) won the consolation trophy at the 88th Annual Glasgow Tournament on Dec. 1 with a 57-43 win over the Slater Lady Wildcats.

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Lady Bulldogs win third place at Glasgow Tournament

The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (2-1) defeated the Glasgow Lady Yellowjackets (1-2) 46-34 to win the girls third place game at the 88th Annual Glasgow Tournament on Dec. 1.

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New Franklin boys win Glasgow Tournament consolation game

Two Central Methodist University women’s volleyball student-athletes were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America teams for their play during the 2018 season.

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Basketball after dark

Staying up late wasn’t an issue for the Harrisburg Bulldogs, as they defeated the South Callaway Bulldogs 64-55 at the Norm Stewart Classic on Dec. 1 in Columbia,

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