Addisons Purchase Fayette Paper

The Fayette Advertiser is under new ownership. Justin and Dr. Sonya Addison took over as publishers Friday from Pat and Ruth Roll. Mr. Roll has published the newspaper since February 2011. Mr. Addison served as Sports Editor for The Fayette Advertiser and The Democrat-Leader from 2002 to 2009 before leaving to run a retail business…

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Jacobs Named to Citi Board

Citi’s Board of Directors today announced that it has elected Fayette native and President of Commercial Trust Company Jay Jacobs as a new independent director, with service commencing today. Mr. Jacobs most recently served as President and Managing Director of PIMCO, a leading global investment management firm, prior to his retirement in September 2017. Citi…

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Zero Attendance at Public Budget Hearing

No Fayette residents attended the Public Hearing regarding the City Budget held by the Council at Thursday night. The hearing was held to offer citizens the opportunity to ask questions or comment on the 2018-2019 Fiscal Year Budget. With no public or questions, the hearing was adjourned and the council proceeded with a special meeting.…

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Paul Simpson 1950-2018

Glasgow resident, Paul Simpson, passed away June 30, 2018 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He was 68 years of age. Paul Neal Simpson was born at Lee Hospital in Fayette, Missouri, March 23, 1950, the son of Robert O. and Dorothy (Patrick) Simpson, and step-father, W.C. Maupin. He graduated from Boonville High School, class…

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Bryan Charles Cleek 1962-2018

Bryan Cleek passed away at his home in New Bloomfield June 30, 2018, after a two year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 56 years of age. Bryan Charles Cleek was born Feb. 9, 1962, in Columbia, Missouri, to James Edward Cleek and Edith (Campbell) Wood. He grew up in Fayette, Missouri, which he was…

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Noted In Brief 07-04-18

• RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Thursday, July 5, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 701 First St., Glasgow • The Howard County Democrat Committee will sponsor a Candidate Speaking in the New Franklin City Park on Saturday, July 7. Hotdogs and drinks will be served free-of-charge at 6:00 p.m., and the Candidates will speak at…

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CAFOs Draw Opposition

Letter to the editor: Howard County farmers who are concerned that the Howard County Health Ordinance will negatively impact their farming operations need to be aware of two important facts. Fact One: The Health Ordinance only applies to Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO’s). A CAFO is defined as 300 or more “animal units” in confinement…

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