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Endless Options breaks ground for new recycling center on Furr Street
9/30/2016

Endless Options breaks ground for new recycling center on Furr Street
It was a festive atmosphere as about 25 people came to help Endless Options celebrate the ground breaking for their new recycling center on Furr Street in Fayette.
Gevelinger sues Howard County, sheriff, deputy for ‘malicious prosecution’
9/30/2016

Gevelinger sues Howard County, sheriff, deputy for ‘malicious prosecution’
Ryan Gevelinger, 62, of Branson, Missouri, and Patricia Baldridge, of Arizona, have sued Howard County, Sheriff Mike Neal and Deputy Russell Harrison in federal court alleging “malicious prosecution” and “false arrest.”
Facebook post puts law enforcement ‘on watch’
9/30/2016

Law enforcement officers are “on watch” concerning a threatening Facebook post made anonymously by AintClowninAround in the St. Joseph area.
Christmas Holiday House kicks off 2016 campaign to benefit local families
9/30/2016

The store shelves are filling up with Christmas items, and before you know it Christmas music will fill the air everywhere you go.
Gifts of art enhance CMU Ashby-Hodge Gallery
9/30/2016

Gifts of art enhance CMU Ashby-Hodge Gallery
The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art currently has more than 1,000 pieces in its permanent collection. Occasionally, the gallery board will purchase a piece from a showing at the gallery on the Central Methodist University campus; however, the number of items they can purchase is limited by budget and storage considerations.
CMU to present ‘Our Town’ October 6-9
9/30/2016

CMU to present ‘Our Town’ October 6-9
The Thornton Wilder play Our Town is in final rehearsal for the play’s performances on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 4:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. in Central Methodist University’s Little Theatre on the Fayette campus.
Fayette man arrested for meth possession
9/30/2016

Dan Nichols, 68, of Fayette, was arrested by the Fayette Police Department on Thursday, 2:30 p.m. for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).
Brand honored for 30 years of service
9/30/2016

Brand honored for 30 years of service
Donna Brand was honored for her 30 years of service as Office Manager at Howard County Veterinary Service, P.C. She was also inducted into the Veterinary Practice Staff Honor Roll of Missouri.  
Phillips and John named king and queen at FHS Homecoming
9/30/2016

Phillips and John named king and queen at FHS Homecoming
Tommy Phillips and Carly John (third and fourth from left) were crowned Fayette High School 2016 Homecoming king and queen at the Fayette High School football game halftime on Friday by 2015 queen and king Ashley Oakley and Logan Russell (left and second from left).  Genavive Kennedy and Kielin Pulliam (not pictured) were the crownbearers. Fayette lost to Paris 28-20. Details of the game are on page 4 of this issue. More pictures of Homecoming events are on page 6.
Three Fayette residents arrested on drug charges
9/30/2016

Three Fayette residents arrested on drug charges
Three Fayette residents were arrested following a narcotics search warrant that was executed Sept. 22 in the 200 block of West Morrison Street in Fayette.
Howard County Public Health gives update on 2016 flu season and flu clinic schedule
9/30/2016

Influenza viruses typically circulate widely in the United States annually, from the late fall through early spring. Although most persons who become infected with influenza viruses will recover, influenza can cause serious illness and death, particularly among older adults, very young children, pregnant women, and those with chronic medical conditions.
MATPA Tractor and Truck Pull
9/30/2016

MATPA Tractor and Truck Pull
The Mid-America Tractor Pullers Association hosted a Tractor and Truck Pull on Saturday at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Pictured is Kevin Monckton of Rocheport, Missouri with his Cockshutt 40. The proceeds benefit the Fayete Fire  and Howard County Departments to help purchase equipment.
Bauman to give Gaddis Lecture at Central Methodist
9/30/2016

Bauman to give Gaddis Lecture at Central Methodist
Central Methodist University alumnus Seth Bauman, who currently serves as the director of community engagement for Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander’s U.S. Senate Campaign, will present “Reinvigorating ‘Justice’: How to Create Change in Your Community” at CMU’s 33rd annual Merrill E. Gaddis Lecture.
Ricketts Lake project moves forward
9/30/2016

The city of Fayette, in collaboration with the Howard County Health and Wellness Council (HCHWC)  continues work towards a spring 2017  application for grant funding through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Recreational Trails Program (RTP) to make improvements at Ricketts Lake.
MSHP reports arrest
9/30/2016

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent arrest that took place in Howard County:

Grand guests at Daly Elementary School
9/23/2016

Grand guests at Daly Elementary School
Classrooms were full of happy smiles and laughs as grandparents visited their children at Daly Elementary School on Friday during Grandparents Day.


Gale Schafer honored by Missouri Retired Teachers Association
9/23/2016

Gale Schafer honored by Missouri Retired Teachers Association
Fayette resident Gale Schafer was recognized as the Region 5 Distinguished Retiree of the Year by Missouri Retired Teachers Association. 
Fayette removes ban on pit bulls
9/23/2016

It’s now legal to own a pit bull dog in the city of Fayette. Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members passed a revised animal ordinance that removes the ban on pit bulls.

Fall harvest in full swing in Howard County
9/23/2016

Fall harvest in full swing in Howard County
With the hot weather this week Howard County farmers have started the corn harvest in earnest.
Fayette R-III District approves 2016-17 budget
9/23/2016

The Fayette R-III Board of Education met in regular session Wednesday and approved the 2016-17 budget. The approved tax levy is $4.2528 which is the same total levy as last year. Assessed valuation increased bringing an additional $52,262 to the budget for the coming year.

 
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