Hudson named First Team All-State by MBCA

BY MIKE URSERY SPORTS EDITOR Harrisburg junior catcher Brayden Hudson was named First Team All-State by the Missouri Baseball Coaches Association. The announcement was made on June 14. Hudson played in 21 games for the Bulldogs in 2018, all at the catcher position. He served as the team’s leadoff hitter. “Brayden played a major role…

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Indiana Dunes State Park a Place to Camp

BY BRANDON BUTLER You don’t have to travel to the Gulf of Mexico or either coast to experience long, white sandy beaches stretching along the shoreline of water you can’t see across. America’s Great Lakes are an inland ocean, and I am particularly fond of Lake Michigan. I’m pretty sure it was in the 5th…

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Twelve vie for Miss Howard County Queen and Teen titles

One of these young women will be crowned Miss Howard County Queen and another will be crowned Miss Howard County Teen. The contest will begin at 7 p.m. next Wednesday with queen candidates and teen candidates showing their poise, talent and wit. There will be winners announced in various categories including talent, evening gown, interview…

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Big crowd attends Optimist tractor pull

Above: Dave Jones driving a JD 7830 “Blowin Bucks.” Below: Brandon Peterson of Prescott, Ia. driving an IH 1206 “Rollin Coal.” Over 1,500 people attended. Black smoke was rolling at the Fayette Optimist Club 41st Annual Power Pull held Saturday at the Howard County Fairgrounds. More than 1,500 spectators watched pullers from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas,…

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Noted in Brief 06-20-18

• NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20 in the school Library. • ICE CREAM SOCIAL and DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE SPEAKING Saturday, June 23, Social begins serving at 6 p.m., speaking begins at 7 p.m. • Vacation Bible School June 24 through June 29 at First Baptist Church • MMM…

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David Eugene Fuemmeler 1934-2018

David Eugene Fuemmeler 1934-2018 Longtime Glasgow resident, David Eugene Fuemmeler, passed away suddenly at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia June 16, 2018. He was 83 years of age. David Eugene Fuemmeler was born July 2, 1934, in Howard County, the son of George and Veronica (Himmelberg) Fuemmeler. He graduated 8th grade at St. Mary…

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Phyllis Alleen Hinds 1925-2018

Phyllis Alleen Hinds 1925-2018 Phyllis Alleen Hinds, of Fayette, formerly of Wilmington, IL and Osage Beach, MO , passed away May 15, 2018 at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove, MO. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Hinds was born November 11, 1925 in Joliet, IL, a daughter of Oscar Graham and Jessie Shelley Thompson. She…

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Sam Gehringer 1962-2018

Sam Gehringer 1962-2018 Kenneth Carl “Sam” Gehringer, Jr., 56, of Rocheport, MO, passed away June 16, 2018 at his home. Sam, as he was nicknamed by his grandfather, was born April 2, 1962, in Muskegon, MI to Kenneth Gehringer, Sr. and Jackie Drummond Gehringer. He married LeAndra Gwen Bishop in August of 2004 and she…

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Preserve Pat Roll!

Folks who are bored on a Tuesday evening in Fayette should consider attending a city council meeting. The best of comedy, farce, and drama are offered, often in the same play. And so it must have been when council last met (June 12) and discussion focused on who should be on Historic Preservation Commission. Singled…

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