Area News

Branham pleads guilty to role in teen’s suicide

A Fayette woman on Friday pleaded guilty to third-degree assault for her role in events that let to the 2016 suicide death of rural Glasgow teenager Kenneth Suttner. The plea before Judge Hugh Craig Harvey in the Howard County courtroom, came just 17 days before her trial was to begin.

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Citywide garage sale August 10

The annual Fayette Citywide Garage Sale has been slated for August 10. To have your ad included with the publication list of sales, please send it to or personally bring it to the newspaper office.  Submissions will not be accepted over the phone. The cost to include your sale is $8.

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Howard County left off disaster declaration

Hartzler and US Senator Roy Blunt praised last week’s disaster declaration for several counties in Missouri. President Trump signed the declaration following recent tornado and flooding activity. But Howard County was not among those listed.

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City to hold hearings on water, sewer rate increases

The City of Fayette will hold two public hearings for citizens to voice comments regarding water and sewer rate increases. The Board of Aldermen were to be on hand at the Fayette City Hall on Tuesday, July 16 starting at 6:30 p.m.

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BREAKING: Branham pleads guilty related Suttner Suicide

BREAKING NEWS: Harley Branham plead guilty this morning to third-degree assault related to the suicide death of rural Glasgow teenager Kenneth Suttner. The plea before Judge Hugh Craig Harvey in the Howard County courtroom, came just 17 days before her trial was to begin. She was handed a suspended sentence of 180 days in the…

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Howard County celebrates Independence Day

The Independence Day Party in the Park on July 4 started on par with a hot, muggy morning. A dog show kicked things off, followed by a parade through the park. The aromas of Bar-Be Que and kettle corn enticed event-goers enjoying a bounce house and baseball throw. But heavy rains that began around noon…

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Area Sports

Bulldogs advance to district title game for fourth straight year

The Harrisburg Bulldogs advanced to a district title game for the fourth straight year after defeating the Westran Hornets 5-0 on May 13 in the Class 2 District 14 semifinals. 

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Fayette sending 15 athletes to Jefferson City for state track and field championships

The Fayette track and field program sent 15 athletes to the Class 2 Sectional 2 meet on May 11. Those same 15 are heading to the state track and field championships this weekend. 

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Harrisburg girls take first place at sectional meet

The Harrisburg girls track and field team captured first place at the Class 1 Sectional 1 meet, held at South Callaway High School in Mokane, Missouri, on May 11. 

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Glasgow sending athletes back to state track and field championships

The Glasgow boys and girls track and field teams went to the Class 1 Sectional 3 meet at Russellville High School in Russellville, Missouri, on May 11. Several atheltes advanced to the MSHSAA Class 1 State and Track and Field Championships.

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New Franklin’s season ends with loss to Madison

The New Franklin Bulldogs’ 2019 baseball season came to an end with a 3-2 loss to the Madison Panthers in the Class 1 District 11 Tournament semifinal round. 

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Glasgow season ends with walk-off in district opener

The Glasgow Yellowjackets’ 2019 baseball season ended with a 4-3 loss to the Community Trojans on May 10 in the opening round of the Class 1 District 11 Tournament. 

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