Area News

Fayette High School graduates 41

Fayette High School seniors received their diplomas during the annual graduation ceremony Friday night. A total of 41 students walked across the stage.

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Central Methodist graduates nearly 400 students

The rain didn’t stop the celebration on Saturday, May 11, as about 400 Central Methodist University students joined friends and family to recognize their academic accomplishments. 

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Fayette ahead of the cannabis curve, falling behind in derelict properties

The city of Fayette is on the cutting edge of cannabis legislation, according to City Attorney Nathan Nickolaus. During the regular meeting of Fayette Aldermen Tuesday, May 7, Nickolaus praised the council, “I am proud to say that Fayette is ahead of the curve. [The council] has gone farther with this (cannabis legislation) than any…

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CMU ‘All In For Central’ campaign brings in $141,953

In just 10 days, Central Methodist University received gifts totaling $141,953 during the annual “All In for Central” campaign. The support marked an increase in giving from the prior year’s campaign – besting the 2018 total by over $6,000.

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Open Market planned to benefit Fayette Memorial Pool

The Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool is sponsoring a Fayette Open Market at the Howard County Fairgrounds on June 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Vendors are currently being sought for what the group hopes will become an annual event.

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Arrested while in possession of stolen vehicle

Two people are in jail after they were arrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle on April 30. Deputies from the Howard County Sheriffs office responded to a call on county road 109 in rural Howard County between Fayette and Harrisburg.

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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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