Area News

Steel Magnolias to be performed at CMU’s Little Theatre

Fayette Area Community Theatre (FACT) and FHS Speech and Drama department are thrilled to present the comedy-drama, Steel Magnolias, on Jan. 25, 26, 27 at 7 p.m., and a Sunday 2 p.m. matinee on Jan. 28. The venue is the The Little Theatre on the CMU campus, in Fayette. Tickets available online in the FACT…

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Candidates file for Municipal and School Board races

Candidate filing for the spring elections closed Tuesday, Jan. 16. Municipal and School Board positions are up for election. Armstrong In the City of Armstrong, Mayor Harley Owen is running unopposed for re-election. Bob Cramer in the West Ward is also running unopposed for re-election. Armstrong’s East Ward has two seats open; Lia DeGraffenreid has…

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City of Fayette reviews water recreation and community improvement options

During the Fayette City Council’s regular session Tuesday, Jan. 16, topics included water recreation and community improvement options. Parks Commission Chair William Conrow approached the council for approval to pursue a grant for improvements to the D.C. Rogers Lake area. The Commission is working on plans to improve camping and access. Ann Schnell shared with…

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New Franklin begins preparations for 2018-19 school year

During their regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17, the New Franklin School Board heard reports from principals and superintendent, and reviewed the District’s Facilities Plan. With the completion of the first semester, the second semester started with the 89th Annual New Franklin Basketball Tournament. This is the second longest running tournament in the state. The addition…

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Fayette School Board approves 2018-19 calendar, grant applications

The Fayette School Board had a busy day on Wednesday, Jan. 17. They day began with observation visits to each of the schools. After lunch, the board held an afternoon meeting instead of the regular evening session. This is School Board Recognition week and Superintendent Tamara Kimball presented board members with MSBA certificates, thanking them…

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Area Sports

Ursery: Which Chiefs are the real Chiefs?

The end of the year is upon us, and that represents a lot of different things for people. For some, it’s a new beginning, as they seek change while entering a new year. For others, it’s a time to reflect on all the events from 2017. For football fans, the end of December represents the…

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Lady Falcons defeat Madison to move closer to winning season

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Fayette Lady Falcons moved closer to their first winning season in nine years with an 11-1 win over the Madison Lady Panthers on Oct. 2. The Lady Falcons improved to 13-11 with the win, and need just one more to secure a record with more wins than losses when…

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Harrisburg seniors show out in win over Sturgeon

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (8-13) bid farewell to six seniors, sending them out on a high note in a 7-5 win over the Sturgeon Lady Bulldogs (11-10) on Sept. 27. The home Lady Bulldogs squashed a four-run rally by Sturgeon in the top of the fifth inning. Harrisburg led 6-1…

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Even if you’re not a Royals fan, the end of this season should tug at the heartstrings

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The game on Sept. 28 between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers featured a heart-rending moment in the fifth inning. Danny Duffy made the start, and was taken out by Ned Yost with one out in the inning. Before leaving, Duffy gave a hug to first baseman Eric Hosmer.…

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Falcons run over Westran

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR Fayette Falcons junior defensive back Drew Whitley came up with two key interceptions late to give the Fayette Falcons (4-1, 3-1 Lewis and Clark) a 38-29 upset victory over the No. 8 Westran Hornets (4-1, 3-1 Lewis and Clark) on Sept. 15 at Thomas S. Davis Memorial Field. With the…

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Lady Falcons beat Sturgeon in extra innings to win Fayette Tournament

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Fayette Lady Falcons (9-7) won a dramatic, back-and-forth game over the Sturgeon Lady Bulldogs in the championship game of the 2017 Fayette Softball Tournament at Cox Softball Complex on Sept. 16. Sturgeon put together a rally late that tied the game 6-6. The game went into an eighth inning,where…

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Lane Skelly 1957-2018
Vaughn Campbell 1942-2018
Melba June (Hendrix) Fleck 1926-2018
Thomas Edward Whiteside 1955-2018
Lane Skelly 1957-2018
Billy Clark 1937-2018

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