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New Conservation Agent Tyler Mason serving Howard County
8/26/2016

New Conservation Agent Tyler Mason serving Howard County
BY TYLER MASON
MDC CONSERVATION AGENT

Hello. My name is Tyler Mason and I am excited to be the new conservation agent for Howard County as I look forward to meeting and serving people throughout the area.

New Franklin School Board lowers property tax rate for 2016
8/26/2016

At the regular meeting of the New Franklin School Board on Wednesday, board members lowered the school property tax rate a small amount.
CMU faculty and staff awarded at 2016-17 back-to-school gathering
8/26/2016

CMU faculty and staff awarded at 2016-17 back-to-school gathering
The “official” start of the 2016-17 academic year came this past Thursday, Aug. 18, when Central Methodist University faculty and staff gathered for their annual all-college meeting.

Opening Convocation recognizes excellence in faculty, students
8/26/2016

Opening Convocation recognizes excellence in faculty, students
 Each fall an Opening Convocation is held on the Fayette campus of Central Methodist University to welcome students back to school and to honor students and teachers who have been outstanding from last year.

CMU hosts Fair on the Square
8/23/2016

CMU hosts Fair on the Square
Central Methodist University students enjoyed good food, fun inflatable games, and lots of information from organizations at the annual Fair on the Square held Monday evening on the Fayette courthouse square grounds.
New teachers join CMU faculty
8/23/2016

New teachers join CMU faculty
As classes began Monday, Aug. 22, Central Methodist University welcomed 11 new, full-time faculty members who were introduced in a pre-school meeting.
CMU Ashby-Hodge art gallery to feature woodcuts: combination drawing, sculpture, and print-making
8/23/2016

CMU Ashby-Hodge art gallery to feature woodcuts: combination drawing, sculpture, and print-making
The fall show at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art on the campus of Central Methodist University in Fayette will focus on Jerry B. Walters from Farmington, Mo., in a show titled “The Figure in Woodcuts.”
Roadwork in Howard County
8/23/2016

The Missouri Department of Transportation is conducting roadwork in Howard County
Missouri Highway patrol reports recent arrest
8/23/2016

The Missouri State Highway patrol reported the following recent traffic accident that involved a Harrisburg resident:
First day at Fayette R-III School District
8/19/2016

First day at Fayette R-III School District
“Are you ready for school?” Elementary/Middle School Principal Cheri Huster asked a student on Thursday morning, the first day of school at Fayette R-III Schools.
City of Fayette sets new property tax rate; raises water and sewer rates
8/19/2016

Meeting in regular session on Tuesday, Fayette city council members set a new property tax rate, increased water and sewer rates and heard comments about the proposed dog ordinance.
Fayette R-III sets tax rate for 2016-17 school year
8/19/2016

Meeting in regular session Wednesday the Fayette R-III Board of Education maintained the same tax rate for 2016-17 which is 4.2528 percent.
David Halen and friends in concert at Central Methodist
8/19/2016

 Concertmaster for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, David Halen, and some of his symphony friends will present a special afternoon concert at Central Methodist University on Thursday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m. in the Willie Mae Kountz Recital Hall on the CMU campus.
The CMU concert is open to all people at no cost.


Students welcomed back at New Franklin Schools
8/16/2016

Students welcomed back at New Franklin Schools
New Franklin School District students returned to classes on Tuesday to an immaculately clean building and cheerful faculty.
Fayette School District new bus barn to be completed by end of September
8/16/2016

Fayette School District new bus barn to be completed by end of September
Work on the Fayette R-III School District transportation/maintenance facility—also known as the bus barn—has been delayed a few weeks due to recent heavy rains, but school officials expect the steel-frame, 10-bay facility to be completed by the end of September.
CMU names resident hall assistants
8/16/2016

To ensure on-campus students receive a positive and successful experience in the residence halls on Central Methodist University’s Fayette campus, 20 resident hall assistants (RAs) step up to aid the resident director (RD) in providing student support.
Howard County Library receives gift of computers from CMU
8/16/2016

At the Aug. 10 meeting, the Howard County Library District Board held a public hearing and established the Library tax rate for 2017 would be 0.1000.  This is the same tax rate that was established by vote of the people April 5, 1959.
New faces for the new school year
8/12/2016

New faces for the new school year
BY KIM THOMPSON
STAFF WRITER

It’s a time of new beginnings as local schools begin classes next week.

Fayette native George Amick receives Quilt of Valor
8/12/2016

Fayette native George Amick receives Quilt of Valor
The Amick family farm west of Fayette was the setting for a surprise Quilt of Valor presentation on Father’s Day, June 19, honoring George Amick, Colonel, U.S. Army.
Correction: NF tax rate
8/12/2016

The New Franklin property tax rate is currently 0.6211 per $100 assessed valuation
 
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