Noted in Brief 08.23.17

•  NEW FRANKLIN SENIOR DANCE Friday, Aug. 25, 7-10 p.m. at New Franklin Community Building, Melody Makers Band, Potluck Carry-in at band break, $4 entry
•  HOWARD COUNTY PROGRESSIVES monthly potluck dinner and discussion group will beet Saturday, Aug. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Fayette.  For more information, please call 248-9891
•  ARMSTRONG FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT will have a Public Hearing regarding the tax rate at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30 at the fire station.  The ‘September’ board meeting will follow.
•  FAYETTE SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION COMMUNITY FORUM to share information and discuss options for in town bus routes will be held Thursday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in the High School Library
•  FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in City Hall
•  NEW FRANKLIN CITY COUNCIL will meet Monday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at City Hall
•  The Fayette  Area Community Trust is accepting grant applications for grants to be awarded at the meeting of the Fayette Area Community Trust Advisory Board meeting in early Nov. 2017. Any tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization in the Fayette area may apply. Organizations that have received grants in the past are welcome to apply again. Applications, should be completed and returned by Friday, Sept. 15, and may be picked up at Commercial Trust, which serves as Trustee of the trust. Organizations may also request a grant application by e-mail by contacting Janet Jacobs or Judy Thompson or calling the bank at 660-248-2222.
•  FAYETTE CITY COUNCIL will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at City Hall
•  FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday, Sept. 20 in the administration building.
•  NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL BOARD will meet Wednesday Sept 20 at 6 the Library
•  ANNUAL HIGBEE FAIR Sept. 20-23 – Blue Jeans & Country Dreams, visit us at or on Facebook at or by email
•  FACT COSPLAY 5K Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., registration $35, preregister by Saturday, Sept. 16 for free T-shirt.  For more information contact Josh at 660-888-3486.
•  SOUTH HOWARD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Museum at 110 Broadway, in New Franklin will be open Saturdays 1-4 p.m. now through October or by appointment.  Call 573-673-3157 or 573-569-0452
•  INFANT AND TODDLER STORY HOUR is hosted on Fridays, 11 a.m. at the Howard County Public Library. The stories are geared toward infants and toddlers, but all story lovers are welcome.
• MOBERLY AREA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL holds regular meetings in Fayette and Glasgow. Fayette MAEDC meetings are held fourth Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Walker Winter Insurance, 122 S. Main St. Glasgow MAEDC meetings are held second Tuesday, 1:30-4 p.m. at Glasgow Public Works Building, 705 Washington. Business owners and individuals in Howard County are encouraged to arrange appointments with the MAEDC by calling 660-263-8811.
• THE OUTREACH LIBRARIAN will be at the Armstrong Community Center from 2-5 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month and at the New Franklin Senior Housing from 2-5 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday.

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