November 16, 2006
Fertilizer Service in Fairfax has expanded its business to provide more services for customers. The business recently added a new dry fertilizer blender and storage facility.
Many businesses, individuals, school personnel and students dressed the part as Fairfax celebrated its 125th birthday November 9, 2006, in style. The Fairfax Kiwanis Club sponsored a contest, “Honoring Our Heritage of Founding Businesses.” Fairfax R-3 won first place.
Fairfax Bulldogs receiving post-season honors were Amber Lewis, volleyball; Michael Graves, Jim Bradbury, Daltyn Burke, and Joey Swenson, football.
November 15, 1991
November “Students of the Month” are Theresa Pennel, Tony Sly, Curtis Southard, and Kenna Osburn.
The Fairfax Presbyterian Church will celebrate the 75th year of worshiping in its present building on November 17. The original dedication was held October 16, 1916.
The Hunter Grocery building has undergone a facelift over the past few months. The building was sandblasted this summer, and bricks were tuckpointed and restored to their original color. The upper windows were closed and decorative trim was added. The Hunters have occupied the corner for 78 years.
The FHA and FFA chapters gathered together at the Home Ec building November 5 for the annual Barnwarming. Kenna Osburn was crowned Chapter Sweetheart and Heath Schooler was crowned Favorite Fellow.
November 10, 1966
Long-standing plans for a second city well were carried out this week. The equipment was set up last week approximately 300 yards west of the present well and drilling began Monday morning. Authorities stated the well was a good producer – about twice what was expected, or some 200 gallons a minute.
Dave Wickersham, first-string pitcher for the Detroit Tigers and member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes from Kansas City, was the guest speaker at the Fairfax football banquet. Special recognition went to Gary Hawkins and Sheldon Davis for an outstanding season.
John R. Remick has joined the ranks of the Maryville zone of the Missouri State Highway Patrol working from Troop H Headquarters.
In its final appearance of the season, the Fairfax Marching Band, under the direction of Jerry Cooper, won a first place trophy at the NWMSC homecoming parade at Maryville.
Neighbors and friends of Mrs. Carl Deatz gathered at her home November 3, to pick her corn crop. While the 41 men with 13 corn pickers and other equipment were busy in the field, 18 women brought food and helped prepare and serve the noon meal.