Area News

New look, same paper

The Fayette Advertiser has received a face lift. Beginning with this issue, we are streamlining the size of the pages to fit with more modern standards.

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Sen. Blunt inspects MO River at Glasgow

United States Senator Roy Blunt made a stop in Glasgow to inspect river levels Friday afternoon. The river level crested just below 32 feet on October 12. The cutoff between “moderate” and “major” flood stages is 32 feet.

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Halloween parade will include pumpkin contest

The GFWC Golden Study Club will host its 66th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest on Saturday, October 27th on the Fayette Courthouse lawn.

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Fayette band dominates Class 1 at CMU Band Day

The Fayette High School marching band won a pair of first place trophies at the Central Methodist University Band Day on Saturday.

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Two men sentenced to prison for DWI

Two area men are now in prison after they were sentenced to time in the Missouri Department of Corrections last week.

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City Council Discusses Fire Truck, Employee Cell Phones

The Fayette City Council met in regular session Tuesday, Oct. 2 at City Hall. Several guests were present to discuss naming changes, street closures, derelict/vacant housing, and the purchase of a new fire truck.

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Area Sports

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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Lady Bulldogs bring mixture of veteran leadership and youth in 2018

  BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR Replacing six players in Class 1 softball can be a not so easy task, but it will be expected of New Franklin Lady Bulldogs head coach Ross Dowell in 2018. New Franklin bid farewell to five seniors at the conclusion of the 2017 high school softball season. That sixth…

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Higbee Lady Tigers aim for winning season in 2018

  BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR The Higbee Lady Tigers have one goal in 2018 — to finish the year with a winning record. Head coach Amy Pottebaum’s Lady Tigers went 2-13 in 2017 with a team that was fairly young and inexperienced. This season, Higbee has seven starters returning, and the team is primed…

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Rudi Roeslein plans to save the planet with native grasses

BY BRANDON BUTLER Rudi Roeslein is the epitome of the American Dream. He was 7-years old when his family immigrated from Austria to the United States. His possessions fit in the backpack he was carrying. Today, Roeslein is a very successful businessman who revolutionized the manufacturing of aluminum cans through his processes of modular engineering.…

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Janet L. Snider 1974-2018
Virgil Holt 1929-2018
Joe Lewis Snoddy 1930-2018
John Paul Mills 1927-2018
Vernon D. Smith 1947-2018
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