Area News

Fayette is the place to be this weekend

Anyone who can’t find something fun to do in Fayette this weekend will have to put forth a tremendous effort to stay bored. An array of activities from family fun in the park, to a beer festival, a dance, and lots of sports, including football, soccer, and volleyball, will take place in town.

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Charged with making terroristic threats at football game

A Fayette man is in the Howard County Jail without bond after he allegedly threatened to stab people with a knife outside the Fayette High School home football game Friday night. Noel Olumbe Parkins, 29, is being held on warrants for armed criminal action and making a terroristic threat.

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Mo. sales tax holiday starts Aug. 2

Missouri will again this year participate in the back-to-school sales tax holiday. By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are exempt from sales tax for…

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