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Retail meat locker opens in Old Franklin

A new retail meat locker opened to robust business last Wednesday. Premier Meats of Central Missouri is located in the former Snoddy’s Store building on US 40 in the Old Franklin river bottoms, … more

Juneteenth committee announces four Grand Marshals for 2024 celebration

The Juneteenth Celebration Committee has announced the Grand Marshals for 2024. Honored in this year’s celebration are two long-time church members and siblings, along with two people who have … more

Optimist Power Pull Saturday

Fayette will be the center of attention Saturday as the annual Fayette Optimists Club Power Pull kicks off at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Start time is 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, … more

City seeking donations for fireworks display

The City of Fayette is once again seeking donations to help pay for the annual Independence Day fireworks display at the Fayette City Park. So far, $600 has been donated. The cost of this … more

Howard County Fair Opens Monday

The annual Howard County Fair kicks off Monday and promises a full week of family fun. Highlights include livestock shows and the Howard County Queen and Teen Contest on Wednesday. The pageantry … more

Optimist Fishing Derby hooks new anglers

The Fayette Optimist Club held its annual fishing derby at The Lodge Assisted Living Community on Saturday morning, with 34 participants and their families partaking in the free event. “It … more

City council mulls new downtown historic district

The Fayette city council set a date for a public hearing regarding a new historic district downtown and bid farewell to one of its longest-serving employees during its regular meeting on Tuesday, May … more

Fayette Juneteenth will kick off five-day celebration June 19

Fayette will celebrate its 24th annual Juneteenth on June 19-23. This year’s theme is “Juneteenth: Honoring History; Embracing Progress,” and will honor the sacrifices and … more

Fayette R-III announces new FHS principal, basketball coach

The Fayette school district has announced several new hires recently, most notably the new high school principal and a new high school girls basketball coach. Jason Hannam will be the new … more

Work begins this week on Route P bridge

Rehabilitation work began this week on the Route P bridge between New Franklin and MO 240. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will replace and widen the bridge deck at a total cost of … more

Contestants sought for Howard County Queen, Teen pageants

Ladies of Howard County, the time to sign up for the annual Howard County Fair Queen and Teen pageants is upon us. Applications will be accepted until June 15.   The Howard County Fair … more

Entries sought for annual Festival of the Arts

Plans are off and running for the Annual Fayette Festival of the Arts. Organizers are looking forward works of all sorts from artists from all over mid-Missouri. The art show will be held from 9 … more

FORE! League Nights begin at the Fayette Golf Course

Are you looking for adventure, exercise, and to make new friends? Get all at once at the Fayette Golf Course; league nights are on Thursdays at 5:30. Members of the golf course compete weekly, … more

Glasgow native, MSHP Trooper Hoffman retiring

Captain Dusty L. Hoffman, director of the Public Information and Education Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, will retire June 1, after 30 years and 10 months of dedicated service. … more

Glasgow native and Eagle alum Dustyn Yung named CMU women’s basketball coach

Central Methodist Director of Athletics Jeff Sherman announced on Monday that Glasgow native Dustyn Yung will serve as the 10th women’s basketball head coach in program history. A Glasgow … more

Fireside owner named Rotary Business Person of the Year

Nichole Atkins was named the 2024 Business Person of the Year by the Fayette Rotary Club. Atkins and her husband, Ryan, own Fireside Bakes & Brews in Fayette and New Franklin. … more

Fayette school board seeking member to fill vacancy

The Board of Education in Fayette is looking for a new board member. First-term member Kristen Gibbs resigned at the board’s last meeting on Wednesday, May 15. In her resignation letter to … more

Sergeant E-8 Bennie L. Morrow receives Quilt of Valor at Memorial Day Service

Local veteran Master Sergeant E-8 Bennie L. Morrow was presented with the Quilt of Valor by the Peacemakers Quilters during the annual Fayette Memorial Day Service on the courthouse lawn on Sunday … more

Why We Celebrate Juneteenth - The Play

In honor of Juneteenth, organizers in Fayette this year are producing a play, “Why We Celebrate Juneteenth.” The play is written, produced and directed by Dr. Elvira Maxwell and answers … more

Rains bring drought relief to Missouri

Most of Missouri has transitioned out of drought conditions for now, said University of Missouri Extension state climatologist Zack Leasor. “The past two months have brought abundant … more
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