Area News

New Franklin waives fee for new home for Conestoga wagon

Aldermen voted to waive the building permit fee for a non-profit organization during the New Franklin City Council meeting, Monday, March 11. The South Howard County Historical Society is working on plans to build a see-through structure near the caboose at the Katy Trail. The building will house the historic Conestoga wagon. Roll-up doors will…

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Fayette man extradited from California on child sex charges

A Fayette man was extradited back to Missouri from California after a warrant was issued for his arrest in February. James Everett Heath, Jr., 65, faces felony charges for sexual involvement with a child below the age of 14.

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Glandon retires from Sheriff’s Department

Captain Jeff Glandon retired from the Howard County Sheriff’s Department effective Friday, March 8. He will continue his career in law enforcement at the state level for the State Technical Assistance Team (STAT).

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Long-time law man Russell Zellner reminisces on 50 years in law enforcement

After more than half a century in law enforcement, Russell Zellner, well-known Sheriff’s Deputy, decided to retire. Russell began his service in 1963, and during the last 55 years, has held several different positions in multiple locations.

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CMU football makes history

During the week leading up to Super Bowl LIII, the world was introduced to a young woman determined to break barriers in a sport that has historically been dominated by men.

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Governor names Wiegers to historic preservation council

Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Thursday announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Paul Wiegers to the – Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

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Area Sports

Central Methodist University and Toni Harris make football history

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR During the week leading up to Super Bowl LIII, the world was introduced to a young woman determined to break barriers in a sport that has historically been dominated by men. Less than a month later, that same woman made history by becoming the first to accept a football scholarship…

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Early shooting woes lead to New Franklin loss to Skyline in Class 2 sectional game

Early shooting woes resulted in the New Franklin Bulldogs losing 63-54 to the Skyline Tigers in the Class 2 MSHSAA state basketball playoffs sectional round, bringing an end to their season.

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CAC All-Conference selections announced on March 1

The Central Activities Conference announced All-Conference selections for the 2018-2019 basketball season on March 1.  On the girls side, two athletes from Glasgow and two from New Franklin were named All-Conference. For Glasgow, freshman Breanna Hubbard was named All-Conference First Team, and freshman Malia Carmack was named an Honorable Mention. For New Franklin, senior Shelby…

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No. 21 baseball Eagles open conference play with doubleheader sweep

The No. 21 Central Methodist baseball Eagles opened conference play on a cold day, but the bats were hot, as they powered their way to a doubleheader sweep over the Culver-Stockton Wildcats on March 1. 

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Men’s basketball Eagles come from behind to defeat Evangel in home finale

The Central Methodist men’s basketball Eagles closed out the 2018-19 season with an 85-78 win over the Evangel Crusaders at Puckett Field House on March 2. 

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Overtime loss ends Eagles’ title hopes

The Central Methodist women’s basketball Eagles’ quest to repeat as Heart Tournament champions abruptly ended with a 91-88 overtime loss to the Culver-Stockton Wildcats. 

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