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Vicki Sue Puchbauer  Daily Journal Online

Vicki Sue Puchbauer. JACKSON, Mo. -- Vicki Sue Puchbauer, 66, of St. Ann, Missouri, passed away Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Bethesda Meadows in ...

Farmington will have new principal at start of school year  Daily Journal Online

When the 2018-2019 academic year begins, Farmington High School will have a new interim principal as current Assistant Principal Jamie LaMonds takes over ...

Time to get 'U-Knighted' for Homecoming 2018  Daily Journal Online

U-"knighted" States is the theme for the 2018 Farmington High School Homecoming. Activities begin on Monday and run through the week with a variety of spirit ...

Farmington to graduate 288 on Sunday  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington Class of 2018 will graduate at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Farmington Civic Center.

North Farmington High School ID photos are back and more hilarious than ever  WXYZ Detroit

Seniors at North Farmington High School have an annual tradition where they take ID photos in well-crafted costumes parodying celebrities and popular film and ...

Boil water order in effect for portion of Farmington  Daily Journal Online

Water *service* has returned to three large facilities after a hit in the water main by a contractor near a school and medical facility Friday.

Farmington to hold Sweetheart Talent Show, coronation  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington High School Sweetheart Talent Show and Coronation are set for Thursday and Saturday.

Mike and Kendra Graham: Agriculture touches us all  Daily Journal Online

There are some people who are so enthusiastic about what they do for a living that they spread their excitement to those around them. Such are Mike and ...

Band director with local ties facing felony charges  Daily Journal Online

A Farmington native is facing several felony charges after he allegedly touched several students inappropriately while working as a band director with the New ...

Bryson Joins Farmington Police Department  Daily Journal Online

Julie Bryson, left, joins the Farmington Police Department. She is sworn in by City Clerk Ashley Bischoff. Bryson is a 2014 Farmington High School graduate and ...

Grads encouraged to live life to the fullest  Daily Journal Online

Family and friends gathered as the Farmington Knights Class of 2018 graduated 288 during their commencement ceremony Sunday at the Farmington Civic ...

BKMB takes the field  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington High School Black Knight Marching Band is finishing up week two of the annual summer band camp. Here's a look at the work going on in ...

Michelle ‘Mia’ Lynne Pratte  Daily Journal Online

FARMINGTON -- Michelle "Mia" Lynne Pratte, of Farmington passed away surrounded by her loving family on October 16, 2018, at her home at the age of 39.

A journey to the classroom  Daily Journal Online

All educators come into their profession by different paths. Farmington High School's Featured Teacher for October has one of the more interesting paths into the ...

Schools prepare for Heart Walk  Daily Journal Online

Two area schools are ramping up once again to compete to raise the most money for the annual Walk to Tackle Heart Disease.

Farmington United's all-state bowler Doran rolls to Columbia College

The Doran girls certainly made their marks in the Farmington United girls bowling program. Caylin Doran was the anchor bowler of the United team that set a ...

Chamber hears about Prop D  Daily Journal Online

Those in attendance at the Farmington Regional Chamber of Commerce “Business and Community Luncheon” Thursday learned about the impact Proposition ...

Looking Back on 2018 - Part 2  Daily Journal Online

It's hard to believe 2018 is over, isn't it? To remind our readers of the many events that occurred over the previous 12 months, for two issues of the Farmington.

Farmington High School Swim Team 2018 | Gallery  Daily Journal Online

Turning in the best season since they began three years ago, the Farmington High School Boys' Varsity Swim team crushed every team record this past year ...

Man facing numerous felonies after victims come forward  Daily Journal Online

A Farmington man is facing several more felony charges after multiple victims came forward since he was initially charged with statutory rape and molestation in ...

Farmington High School Graduate Walk | Gallery  Daily Journal Online

A few members of the Farmington High School Class of 2018 took time to hold a graduate walk at Farmington Middle School ahead of commencement ...

Two seats up for grabs in Farmington  Daily Journal Online

There are two contested races for seats on the Farmington City Council. Here are the candidates for the seats in Ward I and Ward III. Each seat is for a.

Former football player speaks to students about mental health, drugs  Daily Journal Online

Students at Farmington and Central schools received a visit from a former football star-turned mental health advocate on Monday, hearing a message of ...

Farmington Civic Center/Centene Center Events  Daily Journal Online

Home School PE. Tuesdays from 1-2:30 p.m.. Farmington Civic Center. Children ages 5-12 participate in variety of fitness programs in a friendly and fun ...

Oyler Running For Missouri Western  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School senior Jacob Oyler recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his education and run for the track and field and cross country ...

Alleged multiple rapist, child molestor appears in court  Daily Journal Online

A 20-year-old facing several felony charges in three cases involving young girls appeared in court Friday afternoon for a preliminary hearing.

Farmington planning big homecoming for ‘Voice’ winner  Albuquerque Journal

Farmington will host a welcome home party for Chevel Shepherd on Saturday. The 16-year-old Farmington High School student was named the winner of NBC's ...

Year in review: Year 2018 in Farmington  Daily Journal Online

Editor's note - This is part one of a two-part look back on events in Farmington, the county seat of St. Francois County, during 2018. The second part will.

Farmington readies for homecoming  Daily Journal Online

With a theme of "Karaoke Knights" Farmington High School has kicked off homecoming week and there will be a plethora of activities, including a parade, ...

Year-in-review: Farmington schools see growth and share accolades  Daily Journal Online

Editor's note: Over the next several days we will look back on the stories which impacted our readers and filled the front pages of the Daily Journal in 2016. This.

Wade receives 'Junior ROTC Cadet of the Year' award  Daily Journal Online

For the second year in a row, the Farmington High School Air Force JROTC program has one if its own named the American Legion Department of Missouri ...

'The Melodrama' opens Friday  Daily Journal Online

Bar fights. Damsels in distress. Shakespearean references. Crowd interaction. All this and more is sure to make the Farmington High School Theater Guild's fall ...

Farmington School District welcomes new teachers  Daily Journal Online

For the second year in a row, the Farmington School District held a special day to welcome new faculty and staff to the district and the city of Farmington.

Local woman has new lease on life  Daily Journal Online

Danielle Goldsmith is happy to be able to sit up in a chair and still be able to breathe without having her heart pounding in her chest.

A look at the past with #throwbackthursday | Gallery  Daily Journal Online

Soccer was as much a part of a Farmington in the fall of 1997 as it is today. The only difference? Games were played on the Farmington Industrial Park soccer ...

FHS Class of 2017 graduates 263  Daily Journal Online

With friends and family watching, Farmington High School administrators bestowed diplomas to 263 members of the Class of 2017 during the commencement ...

Black named 'Teacher of the Year'  Daily Journal Online

A local school district honored outstanding teachers during the annual “Teacher of the Year” luncheon Friday.

Board gives recognition, hears reports  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington R7 Board of Education met in regular session on Sept. 18 and recognized the month's middle school Heartland Hero and teacher of the year ...

New director familiar with program  Daily Journal Online

For Claire Naes sitting in the choir room at Farmington High School is nothing new. For four years the choir room was a second home. But now things are ...

Congressional Art Competition begins  Daily Journal Online

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition is now accepting entries from high ...

Farmington ROTC gets new commander  Daily Journal Online

After 25 years in the Air Force, Colonel Randall Sparks may be retiring from active duty, but he is still answering the call to serve his community.

Farmington has productive year  Daily Journal Online

Last year was a very busy and productive year for Farmington. Here are some of the things that happened in 2017.

Board hears about Missouri Options  Daily Journal Online

Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, the Farmington Board of Education recognized valued individuals and heard a report on persistence to graduation.

Elks name Berghaus FHS Student of the Month  Daily Journal Online

Farmington Elks Lodge 1765 has announced that the Farmington High School Student of the Month for December is Sydney Berghaus.

Girls swimming debuts at Farmington High School  Daily Journal Online

Adding to its already successful athletic department, Farmington High School began the school's first varsity girls swimming team on the spring sports calendar.

FOOTBALL: Platt storms past Farmington on opening night  Meriden Record-Journal

FOOTBALL: Platt storms past Farmington on opening night- FARMINGTON — On a rainy night at Farmington High, the Platt Panthers picked up a win in their first ...

Students - And Staff - Show Their School Spirit | Gallery  Daily Journal Online

"Karaoke Knights" is the theme of this year's Farmington homecoming. Students and staff in buildings throughout the district show their school spirit. Here's a ...

Judge Martinez faces challenger  Daily Journal Online

Incumbent Sandy Martinez faces a challenger, Jerel Lee Poor II, in the race for 24th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Division 1.

Record number get a jump on college  Daily Journal Online

When the Farmington High School Class of 2017 graduate, 31 students will be also graduating with an Associate of Arts degree from Mineral Area College.

Tiny and sassy  Albuquerque Journal

Chevel Shepherd performs during the blind auditions as part of “The Voice” on Monday night. Shepherd, 16, chose Kelly Clarkson to be her coach.

You’ll never have an ID photo cooler than these high schoolers  The Verge

Every year, the senior students of North Farmington High School dress up in elaborate costumes for their photo IDs, which they then post online.

Kevin Allen  Daily Journal Online

ALTENBURG – Kevin Allen, of Altenburg and formerly of Farmington, passed away surrounded by his family on Monday, August 13, 2018, in his home at the ...

Farmington High School holds Sweetheart Talent Show, Coronation  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School is hosting the annual Sweetheart Talent Show and Coronation next week.

Tournament 'nets' funds for programs  Daily Journal Online

On July 9, Precision Eye Care Tennis Tournament Executive Sponsor Dr. John Fitz presented $400 checks to Farmington High School tennis coach Andrew ...

Farmington Class of 2015 graduates  Daily Journal Online

With friends, family and loved ones looking on, Farmington High School graduated 261 seniors Sunday afternoon at the Farmington Civic Center.

Miller Finds Rowing Future With Hoosiers  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School senior Jesse Miller has recently committed to embrace a new adventure with the women's rowing program at Indiana University in ...

Farmington graduates on Sunday  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington Class of 2017 will graduate at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Farmington Civic Center.

Two seek recorder seat  Daily Journal Online

Two are running for the St. Francois County Recorder of Deeds seat. Incumbent Steve Grider has held the seat for the last 31 years. Jay Graf is also running for.

Mahurin, Gilliam running for prosecutor  Daily Journal Online

The two candidates running for the office of St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney are incumbent Jerrod Mahurin (Democrat) and Melissa Gilliam ...

Hardy Takes Game To Missouri Baptist  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School senior Brendon Hardy recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball and pursue a career in Education at Missouri Baptist ...

FHS to perform 'Steel Magnolias'  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington High School Theatre Guild is preparing to bring “Steel Magnolias” to the stage at Truman Auditorium this week.

Farmington class of 2016 graduates Sunday  Daily Journal Online

The members of the Farmington High School Class of 2016 will be closing a chapter in their lives when they graduate at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Farmington ...

Class of 2017 holds commencement exercises  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School now has 263 new alumni when the members of the Class of 2017 graduated on May 21.

Landrum sworn in as MAC trustee  Daily Journal Online

Former Farmington mayor and president of a self-owned software development company for Medicare/Medicaid providers, Stuart “Mit” Landrum Jr. has been ...

Farmington students attend Jellybean Festival  Daily Journal Online

Some 32 Farmington students took part in an event in Ste. Genevieve for the second year, forging friendships and giving some students a rare chance to stand in ...

Sago makes her debut as NBA referee  Daily Journal Online

Less than three years ago, Natalie Sago worked the championship round of the Central Christmas Tournament within a crew that also included her father, Dr.

Farmington High marching band gets new leader  Daily Journal Online

For the Farmington High School Black Knight Marching Band, a new era began on July 20 when Tim Karth took the helm as director of Bands at the local high.

Farmington Educational Foundation presents scholarships  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington Educational Foundation presented more than $22000 in scholarships to 18 Farmington High School seniors on May 17.

Class 5A baseball: Farmington, Goddard move on to finals  Albuquerque Journal

After a decade away, Farmington High School is back in a state baseball championship game. The Scorpions will face defending champion Goddard at 3 p.m. ...

Farmington teen makes final four of ‘The Voice’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Chevel Shepherd sang her heart out during Monday's broadcast of “The Voice.” The performance and the votes would determine who ...

Students heading to Boys and Girls State  Daily Journal Online

Students from Farmington High School will attend Missouri Boys State and Missouri Girls State this summer. Both take place on the campus of the University of ...

High school student recognized for supporting veterans  Daily Journal Online

A local high school student and the club she presides over is receiving thanks from an area veteran's organization for donating raised funds after an event this ...

NM teen hits the big stage tonight  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Chevel Shepherd vows 'to give it my best' on NBC's 'The Voice'

Farmington Education Foundation presents scholarships  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington Educational Foundation presented nearly $20000 in scholarships to 15 Farmington High School seniors on Tuesday.

Farmington High School Homecoming Court | Gallery  Daily Journal Online

Enter to Win $250 of Groceries from Click to enter here. Winner will be announced in the March 25th Daily Journal No purchase necessary. Void where ...

There was no place like Country Days  Daily Journal Online

There were quite a few tornadoes spotted in downtown Farmington during Saturday morning's Servpro Country Days Parade, but they were all attached to floats ...

Walking towards the first survivor  Daily Journal Online

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States – with 5.6 million Americans living with the disease.

Farmington Homecoming Queen  Daily Journal Online

During the Farmington High School Homecoming football game Senior Katie Scism, representing Fall Sports, was named this year's homecoming queen.

Air Force JROTC closes year with award ceremony  Daily Journal Online

Celebrating a tradition of leadership and commitment to their unit, the Farmington High School Air Force JROTC held their annual award ceremony on April 5 at ...

Farmington graduates 255 Knights  Daily Journal Online

As the Farmington High School Class of 2016 waited for their commencement ceremony to begin on Sunday afternoon they spent the time reminiscing about the ...

Class of 2013 graduates  Daily Journal Online

Coach Todd Vaughn and Valedictorian John McNamara challenged the graduates of 2013 on Sunday afternoon to do their best and make the most of their ...

Whirlwind brings young singer home  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Farmington all set to welcome Chevel Shepherd home today.

Farmington High School seniors snapped up by prestigious universities  Daily Journal Online

FARMINGTON — Two Farmington High School seniors will graduate Sunday and attend two different well-known and very prestigious universities in the fall.

Farmington High School Spring Musical | Videos  Daily Journal Online

Moira Kurtz and Jordan Duncan play the love interest in Once Upon a Mattress being performed March 23-26 at the Centene Center.

Hassell in tune to the community's needs  Daily Journal Online

Pam's People Profile: Steve Hartman takes CBS viewers on journeys across America with his “On the Road” series of stories. Here, Pam Clifton takes readers ...

Farmington gearing up for homecoming  Daily Journal Online

Farmington High School will celebrate homecoming this Friday with the traditional downtown parade, an evening football game and the customary homecoming ...

Elks are at home on the range  Daily Journal Online

Every Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 you'll find Elks members and their guests gathered at Lodge Hall #1765 in Farmington eagerly anticipating their ...

Farmington cheerleaders bring home the gold  Daily Journal Online

The Black Knight Cheerleaders added to Farmington High School's list of state championships on Nov. 5 when they took top honors at the Missouri State Cheer ...

Vote’s in: Chevel wins!!!  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Farmington teen's country style helps her take 'The Voice' crown.

'The Melodrama' opens Friday at FHS  Daily Journal Online

For fans of westerns, comedies, witty references and more — the Farmington High School Theatre Guild's fall production is sure to please.

FHS class of 2014 graduates  Daily Journal Online

In front of a packed house of cheering friends and family, Farmington High School graduated 285 students Sunday afternoon at the Farmington Civic Center.

NM teen advances on ‘The Voice’  Albuquerque Journal

On Tuesday night, Chevel Shepherd found out her fate on NBC's "The Voice." And the news was out of this world. The 16-year-old Farmington High School ...

Vietnam war memorial being crafted in Farmington  Daily Journal Online

For many veterans of the Vietnam War, paying homage to their fallen comrades means a long trip to the nation's capital and a visit to the Vietnam War Memorial, ...

Farmington native's art will explore memory, nostalgia  Daily Journal Online

In all of its various genres and formats, art can be used to communicate ideas and connect with individuals in a wide variety of ways. An art exhibit by a.

Farmington graduate follows his own design  Daily Journal Online

From a mink and fox farm in Farmington to the glass towers of Chicago skyscrapers, Farmington native Daniel Krause has experienced the world in a way most ...

Farmington Marching Invitational will host 17 bands Saturday | Local  Daily Journal Online

Seventeen marching bands from across eastern Missouri are participating in the 18th annual Farmington Marching Invitational on Jack Richardson Field at Haile ...

Meet the new assistant principal of Farmington High  Daily Journal Online

The Farmington High School has several changes in administration this year and one of them is new Assistant Principal Roy Northern.

Sparks to lead Air Force JROTC  Daily Journal Online

From the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, 12 years stationed overseas to Whiteman Air Force Base, Col. Randall Sparks has served his country for 25 ...

Commission unveils new county seal  Daily Journal Online

A new St. Francois County seal unanimously approved by the county commission in January is already appearing on all new signage at the county's Weber ...

A 'super' way to celebrate  Daily Journal Online

With the theme of Knightly Super Heroes and Comics, Farmington High School will celebrate homecoming with a host of spirited activities, the traditional parade ...

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