November 2, 2006
Fairfax came home with three awards from this year’s 43rd Annual Missouri Community Betterment Conference, held October 23, in Columbia, Missouri. Marilyn Alldredge received the overall Missouri Community Betterment Adult Leadership Award, Kaylyn Sly received the overall Missouri Community Betterment Youth Leadership Award, and the town placed fourth in Category II.
Eunice Rader, Fairfax, received a Missouri Century Farm award.
Volleyball players of the week are Jessica Stout and Kelsey Sly. Casey Graves is this week’s football player of the week.
Chris Easley, Fairfax, has published a book titled “Live Men Do Tell Tales.”

October 31, 1991
Fairfax won first place in their category at the 28th annual Community Betterment Awards banquet, held October 21, in Columbia, Missouri.
Fairfax has five new supersitters: Courtney Davis, Kelly Sites, Amber Oswald, Trudy Heitman and Patty Heitman. These young ladies completed the two-week supersitter training program at Community Hospital, Fairfax.
The Halloween window displays were judged Monday and the winners were: first, Norton Printing; second, Countryside Florist; third, Kathy’s Country Hair Fair. First place winners of an art contest at Fairfax R-3 School were: Lacy Moore, kindergarten; Janah Heits, first grade; Katy Hunter, second grade; Maria Pinzino, third grade; Tiffany Taylor, fourth grade; Jill Pyeatt, fifth grade; and Trudy Heitman, sixth grade.

October 27, 1966
Nearly 100 young people attended a meeting Monday evening at the school to organize a Junior Community Betterment group in Fairfax. Officers elected were: Danny Golden, chairman; Jerry Schooler, co-chairman; Sue Graves, secretary; Judy Schooler, treasurer; Deanna Bolton, reporter; Sheldon Davis, parliamentarian; and Ivan Kent, sentinel.
The Fairfax High School marching band won its second major award of the year last Saturday, winning a trophy at the Tarkio College Homecoming.
The 275 Conference race tightened Friday night as the Fairfax Bulldogs played to a 13-13 tie with the South Holt Knights. Only the Bulldogs and the Rock Port Blue Jays remain in contention for the title at this point. Gary Hawkins and Larry Schlachter received hustle shirts.
The women of the Fairfax Methodist and Sharp’s Grove Methodist churches were honored October 22, with a mother and daughter banquet at the Fairfax Methodist Church.