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Students work harvests food and money from Fayette school garden
6/13/2015

Students work harvests food and money from Fayette school garden
“There sure are a lot of weeds.”
“This is a lot of work!”
“I never knew you could eat stuff like this.”
These are some of the comments Tiffany Zimmel, fourth grade teacher, heard her students say about the Fayette School garden being maintained by third and fourth graders attending summer school at the Fayette R-III school district. The students’ comments show their new-found appreciation for how much work goes into growing and harvesting food.


James Broadus and Tim Jackman are Juneteenth grand marshals
6/13/2015

James Broadus and Tim Jackman are Juneteenth grand marshals
As part of the 15th Annual Juneteenth Celebration, a Jeopardy Contest is being sponsored by the Lincoln Public School Memorial Committee. This event will be a fun way to test and refresh one’s knowledge of history which will include local, state and national topics.
Based on the popular TV program, “Jeopardy” teams will compete for nominal prizes and bragging rights. Teams will consist of anyone interested in competing. All ages are welcome, and youth are especially invited to participate. Spectators are also invited to attend.


Fayette Schools alumni plan reunion
6/13/2015

The 15th annual Fayette Schools reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1. The main event will be a dinner to be held at the Fayette High School Commons at 6:30 p.m. Dinner reservations may be made by sending $25 to Reunion 2015, P.O. Box 184, Fayette, Mo. 65248. Reservations are due by Monday, July 27.


Science of vaccinations to be discussed at workshop
6/13/2015

The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) of the Howard County Health Department is offering an informational presentation and luncheon on Tuesday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Keller Building Conference Room. The presentation will include a brief in-service from Stephanie Stevens, regional Epidemiologist/Planner; a viewing of the 40-minute documentary, “Invisible Threat;” and a complimentary BBQ luncheon.


CMU announces spring 2015 Dean’s List
6/13/2015

Central Methodist University has announced the spring semester 2015 Dean’s List. Click the headline above to see the names of local students who made the Dean's List.


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Continuing her career close to home
6/12/2015

Continuing her career close to home
It wasn’t always in Karyssa Giboney’s plan to attend school near home, but the Harrisburg senior is excited it has worked out that way.
Giboney signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Moberly Area Community College on June 5, continuing her basketball career barely half an hour from her hometown.


Reaching career milestones
6/12/2015

Reaching career milestones
The Howard County area was graced with four basketball players this past season to score their 1,000th career points this past basketball season, and another reached 1,500 career points as well.






Fayette takes early lead in Jr. Babe Ruth standings
6/12/2015

Fayette takes early lead in Jr. Babe Ruth standings
Fayette has gotten off to a hot start in the 2015 Jr. Babe Ruth season in the Quad Cities league, winning its first four games.
Fayette recently improved its record to 4-0 with a doubleheader sweep of New Franklin on Thursday at Central Methodist University’s Estes Field. Fayette won the first contest 12-0, then followed that with a 17-1 victory in game two.


Yung named director of basketball operations at Bradley
6/12/2015

Yung named director of basketball operations at Bradley
Fourth-year Bradley women’s basketball head coach Michael Brooks made an addition to his staff on June 1, announcing Dustyn Yung has been named director of women’s basketball operations.






CMU softball coaching staff voted best in Midwest
6/12/2015

CMU softball coaching staff voted best in Midwest
Central Methodist head coach Pat Reardon, assistant coaches Gene Reardon, Ross Dowell and Steve Siebert and graduate assistant coaches Jacqui Bazner, Lyndsey Talbot and Neil Hansen have been selected as the National Fastpitch Coaches Association 2015 NAIA Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year, the association announced on Wednesday.


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Obituaries
 
Ted Cameron Snodgrass (1950–2015)
6/24/2015

Ted Cameron Snodgrass (1950–2015)
Ted Cameron Snodgrass, 65 years, of Anderson, Mo., passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2015, at his residence with his loving family by his side.







Richard Dennis Brown (1958-2015)
6/24/2015

Richard Dennis Brown, 56 of Fulton, Mo. passed away June 16, 2015.


Andy Colvin (1978–2015)
6/24/2015

Former Fayette resident, Andy Colvin died June 13, 2015, at University Hospital in Columbia. He was 36 years of age.


Ruth Marie Innes (1921-2015)
6/10/2015

Ruth Marie Innes, of Fayette and lifelong Howard County resident, passed away June 2, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Glasgow, Mo. She was 93 years old.


Myrl Lynn (1927–2015)
6/3/2015

Long time Glasgow resident Myrl Lynn passed away at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia on May 31, 2015. He was 87 years of age.


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