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Grandparents Day at Daly Elementary
9/22/2014

Grandparents Day at Daly Elementary
Larry and Colleen Wies visited their four grandchildren at Daly Elementary School on Grandparents’ Day on Friday.
337 grandparents attended the annual event. Awards were given for various recognitions: Susan McBain, most grandchildren attending DES; Jack and Marylou Rogers, furthest traveled grandparents from Denver, Colo.; Don and Linda Syferd, closest grandparents; Cheryl and Bob Edwards and Barbara Alexander, grandparents who have attended 10 or more Grandparent Day events.


Fayette city council approves new job descriptions
9/22/2014

Meeting in regular session, Fayette city council members discussed job descriptions and specified the city’s commitments to the library.


Fayette R-III school board tours recently completed project work
9/22/2014

The Fayette R-III Board of Education met Wednesday in regular session.


New Franklin school board reviews test scores, conducts routine business
9/22/2014

At the regular meeting of the New Franklin School Board on Tuesday, board members were apprised of test scores taken in spring 2014.


No surprises in most recent MAP test scores
9/22/2014

Click the headline above to see scores from the Missouri Assessment Program tests administered to area public school students during the 2013-14 school year in the spring of this year.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education uses the scores as part of its evaluation of schools’ overall effectiveness. The scores were obtained from the DESE website.


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Local Sports
 
Salisbury stomping
9/22/2014

Salisbury stomping
Two games into the season, the Clark Middle School football team looks like an unstoppable machine.
Not only did the Falcons dominate on offense Thursday night at Salisbury, but their defense was all over the Panthers in a 40-8 win, improving to 2-0.



Lady Bulldogs use patience to power past Glasgow
9/22/2014

Lady Bulldogs use patience to power past Glasgow
New Franklin and Glasgow had gone a full week without playing a game entering Tuesday’s clash of the Howard County schools in CAC softball action.
New Franklin just wanted to get to the .500 mark, something that had not yet been achieved this season. The Lady Bulldogs had dropped five of their first seven games, but now they’re catching their stride midseason.
It took a little patience after the layoff, but New Franklin rounded the bases several times against Glasgow. A seven-run third inning wrapped up a 15-0 New Franklin win by mercy rule at home.


Paris blanks Fayette for first L&C win
9/22/2014

The Fayette softball team was hoping Thursday night would be its chance to rise ahead of Paris in the Lewis & Clark Conference standings, with a chance to climb past a fifth-place finish.
Paris, however, had something else in mind. Fayette was held to one hit and stranded six runners on base in a 3-0 loss at Paris.


Eagles push Culver-Stockton to the brink
9/22/2014

Eagles push Culver-Stockton to the brink
A Central Methodist rally fell short Tuesday evening inside Puckett Field House as the Eagles dropped a 3-2 decision to Culver-Stockton.
Central Methodist lost the first two games, then battled back with wins in games three and four before dropping the fifth and deciding game. The Eagles lost by scores of 19-25, 15-25, 26-24, 25-20 and 5-15.




Area high school sports briefs
9/22/2014

After playing on the road for three weeks, the Harrisburg football team was more than happy to stay home on a Friday night for a change.
Tipton, however, had no problem spoiling the Bulldogs’ first varsity football game on their home turf. The Cardinals led from start to finish in a 46-6 win on Sept. 12 at Harrisburg.


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Obituaries
 
Morris (Shorty) Purvis (1924-2014)
9/19/2014

Morris Enloe Purvis, known as “Shorty,” by his friends and family, passed away Sept. 18, 2014, at his home in New Franklin. He was 90 years old.


Marshall Eldon Colley (1921–2014)
9/17/2014

Marshall Eldon Colley (1921–2014)
Marshall Eldon Colley, 92, of Harrisburg, Mo., passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.







Betty L. Collier (1926-2014)
9/12/2014

Betty Louise Collier, longtime Fayette resident, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. She was 88 years old.


Glen Collier (1927–2014)
9/12/2014

Glenn Collier, longtime Fayette resident and businessman, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at the Golden Living Center in Glasgow. He was 87 years old.


Jeff Holtwick (1963–2014)
9/9/2014

Glasgow resident Jeff Holtwick passed away in Fayette, Mo., on Sept. 7, 2014. He was 50.


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