Fayette school board hears from 4-day school week researcher, downtown revitalization team prior regular meeting

The Fayette R-III School District Board of Aldermen had a busy night with two presentations before its regular meeting on May 15. First members heard from Dr. Jon Turner, an expert and researcher of four-day school weeks in Missouri, and later met with Fayette Mayor Greg Stidham, and MAEDC President Michael Bugalski regarding a proposed…

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Barlett C. Jones 1932-2019

Barlett C. Jones 1932-2019 Bartlett C. Jones, former resident of Fayette, MO and professor at Central Methodist College, passed away on October 16, 2018 in DeLand, Florida.  Born on June 7, 1932 in Akron, Ohio, BC obtained his undergraduate degree from Swarthmore (PA) College, his Masters and Ph.D. in history from Emory (Atlanta, Georgia); and…

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New Franklin R-I receives incentive check

The New Franklin Board of Education received a check from Ameren Missouri during its regular board meeting Wednesday, May 15. The school district participated in an LED Conversion proposal from VOSS Lighting. The  objective of which is “to take advantage of LED technology and Ameren Incentives, to reduce the monthly and annual cost of energy…

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John C. Vaughn 1933-2019

John C. Vaughn 1933-201 Fayette and Lake of the Ozarks resident, John C. Vaughn, 85, passed away on May 13, 2019 at the Neighborhoods Rehab facility in Columbia, MO. John Charles Vaughn was born July 5, 1933 in Jefferson City, MO, the son of Emmett and Edna (Adair) Vaughn.   John served in the U.S.…

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Elmo Henry Boatright 1936-2019

Elmo Henry Boatright 1936-2019 Elmo Henry Boatright, 82, of Fayette, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia.   He was born on July 13, 1936, in Cole Camp, Missouri, the second child of W. H. and Emma (Ficken) Boatright.  Elmo spent his youth with his parents in Cole Camp, and at…

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Donald Kintner 1940-2019

Donald Kintner 1940-2019 Donald “Joker” Kintner, 78, of Columbia, Missouri and formerly of Rocheport, stepped from this life into the next one Tuesday, May 15, 2019 peacefully at his home with family following a diagnosis of cancer.  While we who are left to grieve, those who are waiting in heaven for him rejoiced. He was…

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Abbey’s now open in Glasgow

A new business has opened in downtown Glasgow. Howard County native Abigail Beeler held a Grand Opening for Abby’s on Saturday, May 11. The store, which features “antique, artisan, and assorted goods,” is located at 101 Market Street. The former home of The Corner Store, Abbey’s has anything from vintage to handmade items, candles, gift…

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Peggy Tiffany 1962-2019

Peggy Tiffany 1962-2019 Glasgow resident, Peggy Tiffany, 57, passed away at University Hospital in Columbia, MO on May 17, 2019. Peggy Sue Tiffany was born January 29, 1962 in Columbia, MO, the daughter of James and Beatrice (Jackson) Pirtle.  On September 13, 2009, Peggy married Denny Simpson in Eureka Springs, AR.  He preceded her in…

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