Two dead after head-on crash on Hwy. 87

Two men were killed in a car crash on Highway 87 in Howard County yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). The crash occurred around 3:30 p.m. just north of Route K when a southbound 2004 Dodge Neon, driven by Hannah N. Norris, 18, of Glasgow, crossed the center line. Kenneth A. Huddle, 75, of Keytesville, was traveling north…

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Light Agenda for New Franklin City Council

The New Franklin City Council held a brief meeting Monday, with the meeting lasting little more than 10 minutes. After the opening Pledge of Allegiance and approval of the agenda, minutes from the previous meeting were approved, as well a minutes from the Tax Levy meeting held Aug. 29.

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Fayette City Council Holds Busy Meeting

The Fayette City Council had a full agenda when it met in regular session Tuesday, Sept. 4. Topics covered included insurance, the city’s website, a Fire Department ordinance, propane bids, and departmental cell phones.

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J.B. Andrews 1934-2018

Johnnie “J.B.” Andrews, 83, of Boonville, Missouri passed away September 4, 2018 at Ashley Manor in Boonville. J.B. was born November 9, 1934, in Howard County, Missouri, a son of the late Robert William and Helen Ruth Colvin Andrews. On January 24, 1965, he married Edna Heisler and they were the parents of three children…

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Ruth Owen 1916-2018

Ruth Owen 1916-2018 Former Fayette and Boonville resident, Edna Ruth Owen passed away September 4, 2018 at the Fayette Caring Center. She was 102 years of age. Edna Ruth Owen was born April 22, 1916, on the family farm in Howard County. She was the daughter of James and Lena (Crawford) Street. She graduated from…

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Phillip Wilkinson 1957-2018

Phillip Wilkinson 1957-2018 Phillip Joseph Wilkinson, 61, of Boonville and formerly of Columbia, passed away September 2, 2018 at the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia. Phillip was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 29, 1957, a son of the late Joe and Phyllis Rhodes Wilkinson. He served in the U.S. Navy…

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Maurice (Tiny) Gilbert Richey 1935-2018

Maurice (Tiny) Gilbert Richey 1935-2018 Maurice “Tiny” Gilbert Richey, age 83, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018, at home in Holden, Missouri. Maurice was born January 21, 1935, in New Franklin, Missouri, the son of Maurice Henry Richey and Margaret (Spires) Richey. Maurice lived in Greenwood, MO and Harrisonville, MO, prior to moving to Holden,…

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Ross (Nate) Conway 1948-2018

Ross (Nate) Conway 1948-2018 Ross “Nate” Conway, 70, of Fayette, slept into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Harry S. Truman VA Hospital in Columbia. Services will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Faith Family Church in Fayette. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. –…

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