On Nov. 3, local voters will decide on their choice for president, a U.S. senate seat, a Congressional House seat, President of the Public Service Commission, two county commission seats, state amendments and one local amendment that will affect only Fayette County.
Fayette County High School hosted its third annual AP Celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The school currently offers seven Advanced Placement courses. During the 2016-17 school year, FCHS gave 44 exams and had eight students make a qualifying score. This year, Fayette County High School gave 187 exams and had 36 qualifying scores.
Despite the cancellation of this year’s Fayette “Frog Level Festival,” the Fayette Area Chamber of Commerce encouraged its members and all downtown business to display the traditional wooden frogs that are seen at festival time. The Fayette Garden Club held its annual judging competition, and the results of the contest were recently announced. There were four categories that the frogs were judged in: Most Keeping with Business, Most Creative, Prettiest and Best Overall.
Fayette had one of its better games moving the ball on offense, but five turnovers kept the Tigers out of the endzone and Hamilton won the game 14-2. Fayette received the opening kickoff at its 41-yard line and soon progressed to the Lions’ 35 before an offsides penalty moved them back five yards. On the next play, quarterback Langston Strawbridge’s deep pass was intercepted at the Hamilton five-yard line and returned 21 yards to stop the scoring threat.
Traveling to Lynn on Thursday night, Hubbertville closed out its regular season play with a Region 6 matchup against the Bears. Winning the coin toss, the Lions elected to receive the opening kickoff, with T.J. Keeton back deep for the reception. Chance Majors’ kick was recovered at the Bears’ 49-yard line by Jarrett Benton.