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John Overstreet and his record catch.

Fayette fisherman takes record bigmouth buffalo

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 11:43 am

John Overstreet of Fayette became the most recent record-breaking fisherman in Missouri when he shot a giant bigmouth buffalo on Pomme de Terre Lake using a bow and arrow. The new “alternative method” record bigmouth buffalo taken by Overstreet on April 17 weighed 54 pounds. He shot the fish in the late afternoon in Button Cove. “Believe it or not, I stuck the fish in the last 10 minutes before

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  • Silex track girls place second in district, send two athletes to state

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Ely Boothe (left) and Racnel Lipsey will compete in the state meet.

    The Silex Owls Track team traveled to Montgomery City for the EMO Conference Meet. Those placing are as follows: Rachel Lipsey: 1st, 300 m. hurdles 49 sec., 2nd, 100 m dash  13.44 sec. 7th, long jump 15’1”; Kate Nolan: 2nd, shot put 31’11.25”; Macy Lindsey: 2nd, discus 96;4”; Elly Boothe: 3rd, 200m dash 28.72; 3rd, 100 m hurdles 17.02; 3rd, high jump 4’10”; 4 x 100 relay team (Olivia Boenker,

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  • Winfield soccer season ends, other area teams fall in district

    Posted on May 26, 2015 at 8:33 am

    Winfield’s Annie Rhoades (left) runs upfield on this offensive effort for the Lady Warriors in their district loss to O’Fallon Christian.

    Winfield played against O’Fallon Christian in the first round of district play on May 19 at Winfield. Unfortunately for Winfield, the game started on a bad note, and only got worse from there. Christian scored in the first minute, and added another before Winfield scored their only goal of the game. Play evened out for a short while, then Christian started scoring, and would continue to do so for the

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  • Help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win a $500 grant from GM

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    From now until the end of June, a test drive of any new General Motor’s product at Jim Trenary could help the Hawk Point Athletic Association win $500. According to Hawk Point Athletic Association member Ron Daniels, “General Motors has a grant that they give to the youth program in the county. They gave us ball equipment, bat hangers, throw-down bases, T-shirts, ball bags. That was part of the grant.

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  • Winfield wins game on the road

    Posted on May 18, 2015 at 9:07 am

    Winfield made the long trip to Fatima (southeast of Jefferson City) for a game. Once again, Winfield was very evenly matched with their opponent, and the decision would not come until overtime. Despite generally controlling most aspects of the game, the score remained 0-0 throughout regulation. It took less than two  minutes into the first overtime period, though, for Winfield to score the deciding goal, winning by the final score

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  • Troy, Winfield struggling in baseball

    Posted on May 11, 2015 at 8:47 am

    Winfield and Troy baseball teams are wrapping up their regular season of baseball as they prepare for the upcoming district tournaments. For Troy Buchanan, they lost a 1-0 heartbreaker to Fort Zumwalt West.  The Jaguars scored one run in the bottom of the first and made it hold up though seven scoreless innings for Troy. Branden Bennett and Hunter Martin had two hits each to pace Troy. Martin was charged

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  • Sauer gets turkey

    Posted on May 4, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Turkey Sauer

    Garrett Sauer  shot a  23-lb turkey on the family farm located at Truxton. He used a box call from Calico Creek Calls, which he received as an Easter gift from mom and dad.  He attends the Ninth Grade Center and is actively involved in  Marching Band, FFA, local youth hunting, fishing and community services. His parents are  Raymond A Sauer, Jr. and Tiffany M. Sauer; he has a little brother,

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