Area News

New Franklin aldermen hear proposals for signs, trash rates

The city of New Franklin Board of Aldermen met in regular session, Monday, Jan. 14. Mayor Jerry Thornton was absent and Mayor Pro-tem Mike McGee ran the meeting. There was no old business for discussion. New Franklin Schools Superintendent, Brian Cordell, was welcomed by the council. Cordell was in attendance to discuss new signage at…

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City Council approves CID boundaries

The Fayette City Council settled on boundaries to a proposed Community Improvement District, discussed downtown parking, and approved business licenses and a new city logo at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15.

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Trial date set for woman accused in suicide

A trial date of July 29 has been set for Harley Branham, who is charged in the 2016 suicide death of rural Glasgow teenager Kenneth Suttner. She faces a felony charge of aggravated stalking along with two misdemeanor charges of third-degree assault and two misdemeanor charges of harassment.

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Fayette R-III Board of Education

A controversial measure to transition the Fayette school district to a four-day school week beginning next year was narrowly defeated in a 3-2 vote last Wednesday during the Board of Education’s monthly meeting. The idea had gained significant traction among members of the school district and with board members. But the division it caused in…

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Howard County Economic Development holds annual meeting

Howard County Economic Development Council (HCEDC) held its annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 8 during a luncheon on the campus of Central Methodist University in Fayette. Through this annual meeting, HCEDC is able to communicate with its investors and other interested individuals, agencies, and businesses with a stake in the economic future of Howard County.  Interim…

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Fayette Music Boosters host carnival Saturday

The Fayette Music Boosters will resurrect an old tradition on Saturday night. The group will host a carnival at Fayette High School from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Area Sports

Falcons get last laugh over Slater by winning Slater Wildcat Classic title

The Slater Wildcats had been a thorn in the side of the Fayette Falcons — until they met at the 38th Annual Slater Wildcat Classic on Jan. 26.  The Falcons were able to have the last laugh over the Wildcats with a 54-52 win in the annual tournament’s championship game. This is the third and…

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Costly turnover sends Lady Falcons to loss in third place game

The Fayette Lady Falcons went toe-to-toe with the Santa Fe Lady Chiefs on Jan. 26, losing 44-43. 

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Jackets win third place at Slater Classic

The Glasgow Yellowjackets took home the third place trophy at the 38th Annual Slater Wildcat Classic after defeating the Sweet Springs Greyhounds 56-36 on Jan. 26. 

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Lady Jackets lose to Sweet Springs in consolation game

The Glasgow Lady Jackets played against the Sweet Springs Lady Greyhounds in the girls consolation game at the 38th Annual Slater Wildcat Classic, losing 55-42.

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Fayette will host annual ‘Pink Out’ game on Feb. 15

Fayette High School will host its annual Pink Out Cancer Awareness game on Friday, February 15. Daly Elementary and Clark Middle School, along with the high school are currently holding fundraising events to help raise money for this year’s event.

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Falcons get back on track with win at Knox County

The Fayette Falcons (10-4, 2-1 Lewis and Clark) went on the road after a 79-49 loss to the Slater Wildcats at home.

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