Archive | May, 2015

Fayette Academy Class of 2015

Aguilar, Louie – Antonetti, Sawyer – Ashcraft, Danny Avent, Tristen – Ballard, Will Barron, Blake – Bishop, Brixton – Burgess, Kenzie – Burns, Kirsten – Cooper, Alec – Craig, Zachary – Cunningham, Cody – Cunningham, Haley – Curland, Bobby – Davis, Payton – Dodge, Carmen – Doohen, Hannah Elrod, Anna – Elrod, Austin – Evans, […]

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Fayette-Ware Class of 2015

Benjamin Adair, Damarius Adams, Demarco Adams, Karnesha Adams, Monica Aldridge, Royce Alexander, Alexandra Alkus, Markijiah Anderson, Raidarious Anderson, Pierre Anthony, Jamesia Arnold, Tyler Bajusz, Alantis Beatty, Amanda Berryhill, Jennifer Berryhill, Kentavious Billingsley, Shu’temple Birdsong, Phabian Blair, Chasady Bonds, Chantryce Boone, Calicia Boyd, Kimberly Boyd, Aeysha Bradley, Antavious Brittenum, Makayla Brittman, Marian Brittenum, Markerro Broadnax, Breanna […]

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Wildcats sign Letters of Intent

The Fayette-Ware Wildcats basketball team has experienced quite the success over the past couple of years, and part of that reason is because of two strong players, Markerro Broadnax and Cortavious Miller. This year, these seniors were part of a winning season. On May 14, both players signed Letters of Intent to play at Coahoma […]

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Ordinance requires notification of landowners adjacent to properties proposed for re-zoning

For the second time in a month, the Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that requires notification of landowners adjacent to properties proposed for re-zoning. Board members took the action Thursday night during their regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and […]

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For the second consecutive year, the West Junior High School boys’ soccer team qualified for the TMSSA regional tournament. The Lions finished third in their district with wins over Munford and Covington. Although they were eliminated by University School of Jackson in the first round, this year’s team made progress during the season. Goalie Daniel […]

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Ordinance requires notification of landowners adjacent to properties proposed for re-zoning

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that requires notification of landowners adjacent to properties proposed for re-zoning. Board members took the action on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Karl Chambless. The ordinance was initially reviewed by the Oakland Planning […]

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STAR presents Shrek the Musical

The Somerville Theatrical Arts Repertory presented Shrek the Musical from April 24 through May 3 at the Fair Theatre. Directed by Deanna Bergloff, Renee Moore and Brandon Lawrence, the play stared Jason Moore as Shrek, Caeley Moore as Donkey and Kenzie Bergloff as Princess Fiona. A resident of Oakland, Jason Moore is the father of […]

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Fayette-Ware seniors compete for essay scholarships

The LaGrange Cultural Foundation Inc. hosted their annual Essay Scholarship Awards Program April 23. For several years, the foundation has awarded scholarships to Fayette-Ware seniors who plan to attend college after graduation. To enter, students write a 1,000- to- 2,000-word essay of a suitable subject from a number of different subject areas. Students were asked […]

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Fishing Rodeo

The Fayette Community Sports Association hosted the second annual Fishing Rodeo over the weekend, sponsored by Somerville Moose Lodge, Earl’s Wrecker Service and Garage, David Kelley Jewelers and Gurkins. First place went to Levi, second place went to Patrick and third place went to Marissa.

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Board adopts resolution to purchase four vehicles for police department

The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing it to purchase four vehicles for the police department. Board members took the action during an April 23 special called meeting on a motion offered by Alderman John Troncone and seconded by Alderman Billy Ray Morris. The resolution states that the board […]

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