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Endless Options breaks ground for new recycling center on Furr Street
9/30/2016

Endless Options breaks ground for new recycling center on Furr Street
It was a festive atmosphere as about 25 people came to help Endless Options celebrate the ground breaking for their new recycling center on Furr Street in Fayette.
Gevelinger sues Howard County, sheriff, deputy for ‘malicious prosecution’
9/30/2016

Gevelinger sues Howard County, sheriff, deputy for ‘malicious prosecution’
Ryan Gevelinger, 62, of Branson, Missouri, and Patricia Baldridge, of Arizona, have sued Howard County, Sheriff Mike Neal and Deputy Russell Harrison in federal court alleging “malicious prosecution” and “false arrest.”
Facebook post puts law enforcement ‘on watch’
9/30/2016

Law enforcement officers are “on watch” concerning a threatening Facebook post made anonymously by AintClowninAround in the St. Joseph area.
Christmas Holiday House kicks off 2016 campaign to benefit local families
9/30/2016

The store shelves are filling up with Christmas items, and before you know it Christmas music will fill the air everywhere you go.
Gifts of art enhance CMU Ashby-Hodge Gallery
9/30/2016

Gifts of art enhance CMU Ashby-Hodge Gallery
The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art currently has more than 1,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Occasionally, the gallery board will purchase a piece from a showing at the gallery on the Central Methodist University campus; however, the number of items they can purchase is limited by budget and storage considerations.
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Local Sports
 
Lady Falcons shut out Higbee
9/30/2016

Lady Falcons shut out Higbee
BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Fayette Lady Falcons (7-11) won two of three games in grand fashion this week, capping it off with a 15-0 shutout against the Higbee Lady Tigers (0-13) on Sept. 29 in Fayette.

Harrisburg honors seniors with big win
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs (4-14) bid farewell to three seniors on Sept. 27.
Outfielder Jessica Merritt, Catcher Shelby Simmons and shortstop Sara Colyer were all honored on the field at the conclusion of Harrisburg’s 15-5 win over the Paris Lady Tigers.

Lady Bulldogs win at Cairo to force 3-way tie for first in CAC
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
The New Franklin Lady Bulldogs (12-7) traveled to Cairo, Missouri, on Sept. 28 to face the Northeast Lady Bearcats, and left Cairo with a share of Central Activities Conference title.
Senior pitcher Cassie Armentrout was the winning pitcher, giving up eight runs on eight hits over seven innings while striking out five hitters and issuing two walks.

For some Major League Baseball teams, the postseason has already started
9/30/2016

BY MIKE URSERY
SPORTS EDITOR
It seems like this happens every year. The St. Louis Cardinals always seem to pull out some kind of devil magic and win a game they shouldn’t have. What is it about this team? How do they keep doing this?

CMU claims 3-0 victory over Avila
9/30/2016

 The Central Methodist University volleyball team defeated the Avila University Eagles in straight sets on Tuesday evening, by a final of 3-0. Final scores were: 26-24, 25-21, and 25-19.

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Obituaries
 
Tom Markland 1924-2016
9/30/2016

Tom Markland of New Franklin passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at the Veterans Home in Mexico, Missouri. He was 91.
Charles (Cedric) Quinley 1921-2016
9/30/2016

Charles (Cedric) Quinley 1921-2016
Charles Cedric Quinley passed from his earthly life on September 26, 2016.
Lonnie Kay Omer 1942-2016
9/23/2016

Lonnie Kay Omer 1942-2016
Lonnie Kay Omer, 74, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, at Oak Tree Villas.
Victor M. Barredo Sr. 1922-2016
9/23/2016

Victor Barredo Sr. passed quietly in Chesterfield, Missouri Sept. 6th, 2016.
Jonathan Kane Dinter 1984-2016
9/23/2016

Jon Dinter, 32, passed away at his home in Rocheport, Missouri, on Sept. 20, 2016, surrounded by family and loved ones.
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Noted in Brief
 
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Noted in Brief - October 1, 2016
9/30/2016

• THE BOONESBORO CEMETERY FALL FESTIVAL will be held today (Saturday). Serving of soup, chili, sandwiches and desserts begins at 5 p.m. An auction will follow the meal. Donations for the auction are welcomed and appreciated. For more information, call Steve at 621-4592, Janie at 848-2729, Earl at 537-6629 or Denise at 888-9540.

Noted in Brief - September 28, 2016
9/30/2016

• Parents as Teachers will host an introductory event at the Howard County Public Library on Friday, 5:30 to 7 p.m. During the event, parents and children may meet the librarian, tour the library, and receive a library card. All children will receive a free book, bookmark and poster. Door prizes will also be given out.
Noted in Brief - September 24, 2016
9/23/2016

• MID-AMERICA TRACTOR PULLERS ASSOCIATION TRACTOR AND TRUCK PULL will take place today (Saturday) at the Howard County Fairgrounds. MATPA pull starts at 3 p.m. Missouri Farm Pullers starts at 7 p.m.  Children 9 years old and younger may enter free.
Noted in Brief - September 21, 2016
9/23/2016

• THE FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet today (Wednesday), 6:30 p.m., in the media center.
Noted in Brief - September 17, 2016
9/16/2016

• A PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be hosted by St. Paul United Methodist Church today, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Adults: $6; children 4 to 12: $3. St. Paul UMC is located at 300 E. Davis St. For more information, call 248-3340.

Noted in Brief - September 14, 2016
9/13/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY HEALTH AND WELLNESS COUNCIL will host a townhall meeting on Thursday, 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Public input is sought for improvements to Ricketts Lake.
Noted in Brief - September 10, 2016
9/9/2016

• THE 5th ANNUAL MIKE’S DREAM SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER will take place today (Saturday) at Hawgs and Heifers. All-you-can-eat pork steak or chicken dinner for $10 early bird and $12 at the door. $5 off of special kids menu. Silent auction: 5-7:30 p.m. Bake off auction: 6 p.m. 50/50 drawing: 7 p.m. 50/50 pool tournament, double elimination: 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Kellie Sanders at 660-248-1300 or John Markland at 660-728-2184.

Noted in Brief - September 7, 2016
9/6/2016

• A BLOOD DRIVE will be held today (Wednesday), 2 to 6 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 306 S. Cleveland Ave., Fayette. Sponsored by the Fayette Optimist Club.

Noted in Brief - September 3, 2016
9/2/2016

• THE ASHBY-HODGE GALLERY OF AMERICAN ART will exhibit “The Figure in Woodcuts,” by artist Jerry B. Walters. A reception for the artist will be held the opening day of the exhibit on Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Regular gallery hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The ADA-accessible gallery is located on the lower level of Classic Hall on the CMU campus. Admission is free.

Noted in Brief - August 31, 2016
8/30/2016

• THE HOWARD COUNTY HUMAN SERVICE COUNCIL will meet on Thursday at noon in the Commercial Trust Community Room. Any agency that provides services in Howard County is welcome to attend to learn about area resources. Representatives from Central Missouri Community Action ShowMe Healthy Relationships initiative will be presenting.

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.
 
 
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