Area News

City to host rabies clinic June 25

A rabies clinic for dogs and cats will take place next Tuesday, June 25. Co-sponsored by the City of Fayette, Howard County Veterinary Service and Pet Adoption and Welfare Service (PAWS), the clinic will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fayette City Hall Garage on Walnut Street.

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Injured in crash on Hwy 240

A Fayette man was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries following a one-vehicle crash on Highway 240 near where it intersects with State Route P on Monday around noon. 

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Floodwaters recede, roadways reopen, FEMA inspections begin

Floodwaters in and around Howard County have begun to recede and cleanup efforts are underway, but the disaster is far from over. Missouri River levels in Glasgow dropped below major flood state for the first time in weeks. By this time next week it is predicted that levels should retreat to minor flood stage. Major…

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Flood waters threaten drinking water

Glasgow and New Franklin are not the only communities facing major challenges as a result of flood waters during the past several days. Howard County Regional Water Commission, which supplies water to Fayette and rural southern Howard County, not just New Franklin, has been watching the rising water closely.

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Harrisburg teen not injured in accident on I-70

A Harrisburg teenager escaped without injury after she was involved in a vehicle accident on Interstate 70 at mile marker 115 near the Rocheport exit June 3. According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Saige N. Bexten, 19, was driving westbound in a 2005 Toyota Camry shortly after 10 a.m. An eastbound 2017 Chevy Silverado, driven…

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Four named Grand Marshals of Juneteenth

There will be four Grand Marshals for the annual Juneteenth celebration this weekend in Fayette. They are Mike Jackman, Deb Miller, Rick Turner, and Glen “Bummer” Ward are all being recognized for significant contributions to this community and to their churches.

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Motorcycle crash claims life of Glasgow man

A Glasgow man died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash over the weekend. Michael J. Fuemmeler, 45, was southbound on Highway 3 shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday evening when he failed to negotiate a curve, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

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