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New Conservation Agent Tyler Mason serving Howard County
8/26/2016

New Conservation Agent Tyler Mason serving Howard County
BY TYLER MASON
MDC CONSERVATION AGENT

Hello. My name is Tyler Mason and I am excited to be the new conservation agent for Howard County as I look forward to meeting and serving people throughout the area.

New Franklin School Board lowers property tax rate for 2016
8/26/2016

At the regular meeting of the New Franklin School Board on Wednesday, board members lowered the school property tax rate a small amount.
CMU faculty and staff awarded at 2016-17 back-to-school gathering
8/26/2016

CMU faculty and staff awarded at 2016-17 back-to-school gathering
The “official” start of the 2016-17 academic year came this past Thursday, Aug. 18, when Central Methodist University faculty and staff gathered for their annual all-college meeting.

Opening Convocation recognizes excellence in faculty, students
8/26/2016

Opening Convocation recognizes excellence in faculty, students
 Each fall an Opening Convocation is held on the Fayette campus of Central Methodist University to welcome students back to school and to honor students and teachers who have been outstanding from last year.

CMU hosts Fair on the Square
8/23/2016

CMU hosts Fair on the Square
Central Methodist University students enjoyed good food, fun inflatable games, and lots of information from organizations at the annual Fair on the Square held Monday evening on the Fayette courthouse square grounds.
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Local Sports
 
Lady Falcons begin regular season with big win
8/26/2016

Lady Falcons begin regular season with big win
by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
The Fayette Lady Falcons (2-2) earned their second straight win behind a 9-run fourth inning as they  defeated the Brunswick Lady Wildcats (0-4) at Fayette High School on Aug 23.
Sophomore third baseman Emma Hoover led the way for the Lady Falcons, going 2-for-3 and driving in 3 RBIs.

Eagles rout Harris-Stowe State in season opener
8/26/2016

Eagles rout Harris-Stowe State in season  opener
by Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
The Central Methodist men’s soccer Eagles (1-0-0) opened the 2016 season with a 6-0 victory over the Harris-Stowe State University Hornets (0-1-0) at CMU soccer field on Aug. 23.
An offensive explosion, which featured goals from six different players, powered Central Methodist to a one-sided win over Harris-Stowe State.

The Tre Mason fiasco further skylines the NFL’s CTE problem
8/26/2016

By Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR
The NFL again finds itself at the forefront of the news. Probably the biggest story is the contract stalemate between former Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Joey Bosa and the San Diego Chargers.

Crossbows legal this year for archery deer season
8/26/2016

by Brandon Butler
The controversial crossbow is set to make its debut in the Missouri deer woods as archery equipment. Legalized as an official archery weapon by the Department of Conservation, crossbows are now an option for anyone to use during regular archery seasons.

First half fumbles doom Falcons
8/23/2016

First half fumbles doom Falcons
BY Mike Ursery
SPORTS EDITOR

Six first half fumbles caused the Fayette Falcons (0-1) to fall behind in the first half, and they were never able to catch up, losing 26-6 to the Carrollton Trojans (1-0) on Aug. 26.

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Obituaries
 
David McQuay 1924-2016
8/26/2016

David McQuay, age 91, of Macon, Mo., died Wednesday, August 24, 2016.
Marion E. Nagel 1927-2016
8/26/2016

Marion Nagel passed away at Golden Living Center in Glasgow August 25, 2016 where she had been a resident since 2008.  She was 89 years of age.
Claude (Sonny) McCormick 1940-2016
8/23/2016

Claude “Sonny” McCormick, 76, of New Franklin, passed away at his home on Aug. 20, 2016.
Margie M. Crigler 1920-2016
8/23/2016

Margie M. Crigler, 96, of Slater, formerly of Fayette, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the Big Bend Retreat Nursing Home in Slater.
Heather Moser 1976-2016
8/19/2016

Heather Moser, of Kansas City, Mo., died suddenly in Glasgow, Mo., on Aug. 15, 2016. She was 39.

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Noted in Brief
 
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Noted in Brief - August 27, 2016
8/26/2016

• MOVIE NIGHT IN NEW FRANKLIN will be held at the New Franklin City Park today (Saturday). Activities begin at 6 p.m.
Noted in Brief - August 24, 2016
8/23/2016

• THE NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), at 7 p.m. in the media center. A tax rate hearing will be held prior to the regular meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Noted in Brief - Aug. 20, 2016
8/19/2016

• THE CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE IN FAYETTE will take place today (Saturday).
Noted in Brief - August 17, 2016
8/16/2016

• THE FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), Aug. 17, 6:30 p.m., in the media center.
• THE CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE will take place Saturday.
• A BAKE SALE BENEFITING THE PAWS SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM will take place Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m., inside St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at 104 W. Davis St. (next to Home Oil, across from First Baptist Church).
• A PICKLING FOOD PRESERVATION WORKSHOP will be held Saturday, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Megraw House at 506 Linn St. in Fayette for a fee of $15. Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Jaci Lobina, LobinaJ@Missouri.edu, or call 660-248-2272. A class on Freezing, Drying, and Jellies will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. also for $15. Workshops are provided by Howard County MU Extension.
• THE FAIR ON THE SQUARE will take place Monday, Aug. 22, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Hosted by Central Methodist University, the event gives an opportunity for local organizations to introduce themselves to CMU students.
• THE NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet next Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. in the media center.
• Arthritis exercise classes will be taught by Bridget Hussey at the Fayette Senior Center, 600 S. Cleveland Ave. The first class will begin mid-August (to be announced at a later date). This class will run for one hour from 4 to 5 p.m. once a week. Call Pam at 258-3733 to reserve a spot.
• INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• KIDS SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAM is being held from now through Aug. 27. All pre-kindergarten to 12-year-old participants will receive a wrist fitness tracker. Prize drawings include gift certificates to Cycle Extreme in Columbia, Buck’s Roller Skating Rink in Boonville, Glasgow Bowling Lanes, Play It Again Sports in Columbia and Bonkers in Columbia. To participate, obtain forms at the Howard County and Glasgow Public Libraries or by emailing loristrodtman@gmail.com or cadams@socket.net. Sponsored by the Howard County Health & Wellness Council.
• THE McDONALD’S COFFEE CLUB will meet at the Fayette Senior Center, 600 S. Cleveland Ave., Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.
• THE MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL is holding regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings will be held on fourth Tuesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. The Glasgow MAEDC meetings will be held on second Tuesdays, 1:30-4 p.m. at the Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.  
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month and at the New Franklin City Hall from 2-5 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays.
• THE SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM  at 110 E. Broadway in downtown New Franklin will be open Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, call 573-673-3157, 660-848-2880, 573-569-0452 or 660-888-0832.
Noted in Brief news may be emailed, faxed, brought in person, sent via mail, or dropped after hours in the paper’s front door slot (203 N. Main St.). Mail: P.O. Box 32, Fayette, Mo. 65248. Email at news@fayettenews.com.

Noted in Brief - August 13, 2016
8/12/2016

• FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES will be given away today (Saturday), 9 to 11 a.m. at Fayette First Baptist Church, 101 W. Davis St.

Noted in Brief - August 10, 2016
8/9/2016

• PAWS (PET ADOPTION AND WELFARE SERVICE) will meet on Thursday, 5:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on West Davis Street in Fayette. Newcomers always welcome.

Noted in Brief - August 6, 2016
8/5/2016

• FAYETTE FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS will be held today (Saturday), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the courthouse square. Visual art will be on display in Classic Hall on the Central Methodist University campus. Quilts will be on display in Linn Memorial United Methodist Church.

Noted in Brief - August 3, 2016
8/2/2016

• A PENDING GRANT APPLICATION FOR RICKETTS LAKE IMPROVEMENTS will be discussed today (Wednesday), at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church Multi-Purpose Building. Members of the Howard County Health and Wellness Council and the Fayette Parks and Recreation Board will be in attendance. The public is invited. For further information contact Tony Cook at 248-1248.

Noted in Brief - July 30, 2016
7/29/2016

• DEMOCRAT STUMP SPEAKING will be held today (Saturday), 7 p.m., at the Glasgow River Outlook. Serving begins at 6 p.m. Speaking to begin at 7 p.m.

Noted in Brief - July 27, 2016
7/26/2016

• FAYETTE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH is hosting Vacation Bible School now through Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m. nightly, at two locations: playground at James Street and Gannett and playground at First Baptist Church, 101 W. Davis St. Family Night Block Party will be held Friday, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Noted in Brief - July 23, 2016
7/22/2016

• BOONESBORO CHRISTIAN CHURCH will host an ice cream social on Sunday, 5:30 p.m. Ice cream, cake and music. Politicians are invited to speak.

Noted in Brief - July 20, 2016
7/22/2016

• FAITH FAMILY CHURCH is hosting Vacation Bible School now through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon daily. Children 3 years old and up to fifth grade are welcome. Faith Family is located at 710 Highway 240. For more information, call 660-248-2209.
Noted in Brief - July 16, 2016
7/15/2016

• DEMOCRAT SPEAKING will take place today (Saturday) in the Armstrong City Park. Serving begins at 6 p.m. Speaking begins at 7 p.m.

Noted in Brief - July 13, 2016
7/12/2016

• FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH is hosting their Vacation Bible School today (Wednesday) through Friday, 6 to 8:15 p.m. Ages 3 years old and going into 5th grade welcome. First Christian Church is located at 307 N. Church St.


Noted in Brief - July 9, 2016
7/8/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host the Library Street Fair today (Saturday) at 6:30 p.m. Its the culmination of the summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!” Prizes, balloon artist, emergency responders, face painting, refreshments. Open to all ages.

Noted in Brief - July 6, 2016
7/5/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host “Surprise...on your mark, get set and go... read in the library” on Thursday, at the library at 10 a.m. as part of its summer reading program “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!”

Noted in Brief - June 29 and July 2, 2016
6/28/2016

• A RABIES CLINIC will be held in Fayette today (Wednesday), 6 to 7:30 p.m. Immunizations—including rabies—will be administered as well as dog licenses. Anyone may bring their pet for immunizations, whether or not they reside in the city.

Noted in Brief June 25, 2016
6/24/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY FAIR is running now through Sunday.

Noted in Brief June 22, 2016
6/21/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY FAIR is running now through Sunday.
• HOWARD COUNTY LIBRARY will host “Car races and indoor games in the stacks” on Thursday, 10 a.m. as part of its summer reading program “On your mark, get set...read!”

Noted in Brief for June 18, 2016
6/17/2016

• “FINDING NEMO” was scheduled to be shown on the Fayette courthouse lawn on Friday at sundown. Local participating restaurants will offer specials. Admission is free. Sponsored by Fayette Main Street.
 
 
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