Area News

Johnmeyer is new Howard County Presiding Commissioner, Howell elected clerk

Jeremiah Johnmeyer defeated Sam Stroupe for Howard County Presiding Commissioner during Tuesday’s midterm election. Shelly Howell won a three-way race for county clerk. Both will be sworn in December 28. Howard County elected to keep Judge Scott Hayes on the bench for the Circuit 14 Court. He defeated challenger Gillis Leonard in both Howard and…

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Schools, businesses to commemorate Veterans Day

Veterans Day is Nov. 11 and area schools, businesses, and churches will honor those men and women who have served or are serving in our nation’s armed forces.

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Health Dept. giving flu shots Mondays and Wednesdays

Missouri Governor Mike Parson is one of eight governors nationwide to have received his flu shot publicly so far this year. Not only that, but the Governor also collaborated with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) to create a campaign for radio and TV to encourage all Missourians to get their flu…

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Chiropractor opens clinic in Fayette

A new chiropractor has set up shop in Fayette. Keystone Chiropractic opened a clinic today in the Keller building. Dr. Aaron Cunningham decided to open a satellite office in Fayette to better accommodate his patients who reside in Howard County. Keystone Chiropractic, which opened in May of 2013, is headquartered on Carter Lane off of…

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Quilts of Valor to be presented at Veterans Day Program

Local veterans Roger Allison, David Carskadon, and Donald Kirkham will be presented with Quilts of Valor at the Veterans Day Program to be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Fayette High School. The Peacemakers Quilt Group lovingly creates the Quilts of Valor and presents them to local veterans having served overseas. The Quilts of Valor…

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2018 Election Series

Presiding 14th District Circuit Judge of Howard and Randolph Counties Republican candidate Gillis Leonard, and incumbent Democratic candidate Judge Scott Hayes. The following are their responses to questions posed by The Fayette Advertiser. Missouri State Representative – 48th District Republican Incumbent Dave Muntzel is challenged by Democratic candidate Raymond Jeff Faubion. The following are their…

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Area Sports

Falcons use quick start to defeat Harrisburg in district quarterfinals

The Fayette Falcons scored early and often en route to a 56-12 win over the Harrisburg Bulldogs on Oct. 26 at Thomas S. Davis Memorial Field.

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Eagles lose big in home finale

The Central Methodist Eagles’ first home loss came in their home finale, as they fell 62-7 to the Baker Wildcats on Oct. 27 at Davis Field.

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New Franklin boys XC finish second at districts

For the first time in the program’s history, New Franklin boys cross country was able to compete as a team at a district meet. That milestone opened the door for another, as they will compete at state as a team for the first time.

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Second half surge sends Falcons past Salisbury

Maybe it was the cold. Maybe it was the wet field. Whatever it was, the Fayette Falcons were held scoreless for an entire half of football. The Falcons (7-1, 6-1 Lewis and Clark) hosted the Salisbury Panthers (1-7, 1-6 Lewis and Clark) at Thomas S. Davis Memorial Field on Oct. 12, winning 32-15. It was…

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Lady Falcons lose to New Bloomfield in district quarters

The 2018 softball season came to and end for the Fayette Lady Falcons (8-10) after an 11-1 loss to the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats in the quarterfinal round of the Class 2 District 8 tournament on Oct. 9.

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Harrisburg loses to Salisbury in Class 1 District 7 semifinals

The Harrisburg softball Lady Bulldogs (9-13) saw their 2018 softball season come to an end with a 10-1 loss to the Salisbury Lady Panthers in the Class 1 District 7 Tournament semifinals on Oct. 10 in Sturgeon, Missouri.

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