The Fayette City Council issued a proclamation during its Sept. 13 meeting, honoring the life and legacy of former Fayette resident Pearl Young. Young was killed in a senseless act of violence during the mass shooting at the Tops Market in Buffalo, N.Y. on May 14. All council members were present for the meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, Emmett Morgan, a cousin to Young, led the council in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Berry Wildcats traveled to Guin to face the Marion County Red Raiders in football last Friday night. The two teams were penalized a total of 19 times, with 16 of the penalties occurring in the first half. Despite the constant stoppage of play, the two teams played hard the entire contest. Marion County took advantage of three Wildcat turnovers to win the game 54-6.