Area News

Community Worship Service to Celebrate Black History

  The Central Missouri Clergy Coalition is sponsoring a Community Worship Service Celebrating Black History, Sunday Feb. 18 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Fayette High School. Pastor Denise Johnson, Pastor of Holy Ground of Fayette, will bring the morning message. The following churches will be in attendance: First Baptist Church of Forest Green, Campbell…

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Keyton Announces Intent to File

Susan Keyton, Democrat has authorized this paper to announce her intent to re-file as Howard County Treasurer for the 2018 elections. “I have had the honor of serving our citizens as Howard County Treasurer since 2007” says Keyton, “and during my tenure have witnessed our community coming together and voting in a continuation of a…

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Hayes Announces Re-election Candidacy

Presiding Circuit Judge Scott Hayes has announced that he is filing as a candidate for re-election as Circuit Judge. Judge Hayes has dedicated the past 23 years serving the public as a former Associate Circuit Judge, Assistant Public Defender, and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. In addition, he has served on the Missouri Supreme Court by special…

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New Franklin welcomes alderman, reviews Audit and Personnel Manual

The New Franklin Bulldogs held their Annual Homecoming festivities last week. The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs played the Glasgow Yellowjackets Friday, Feb. 9. The boys were victorious, however, the girls lost by a narrow margin. Details on both games in the sports section, pages 7-9. Following the two games was the coronation ceremony of Homecoming…

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Howard County Veterinarian Richard F. Taylor passes

Howard County residents were shocked and saddened early this week as news spread of the sudden death of Richard F. “Doc” Taylor, DVM. Operating the Howard County Veterinary Service for fifty years, Doc Taylor has met most of the residents of Howard County and their animals. Originally from Shelbina, Mo., Doc Taylor attended the University…

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Fayette High School prepares for Pink Out Fundraiser

Fayette High School–specifically a committee of students, staff, and FHS National Honors Society members–will be hosting the annual Pink Out Cancer Awareness event on Thursday, Feb. 8. The evening includes several fundraising activities surrounding the high school basketball games against Brookfield: the varsity girls’ game begins at 6 p.m. Fundraising events begin at 5 p.m.…

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Blocking Out Cancer

Tuesday, Jan. 30 was the second annual Pink Night Game for the New Franklin Bulldogs. “Block Out Cancer” was the theme for the evening. A silent auction was held during the girls and boys basketball games against the Bulldogs of Sturgeon. The girls game began at 6 p.m.. Unfortunately New Franklin ladies fell to Sturgeon…

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Fayette High School Celebrates Courtwarming 2018

It’s Courtwarming week at Fayette High School and the week is packed with activities and opportunities for students to display their school spirit. This year’s theme for Courtwarming is Destination Falcon Nation. Students are able to participate in different Dress-Up-Days for spirit week. Themes for each day are based on destination attire. Tuesday, the theme…

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