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County Dems turn out for candidate speakings

Around 70 people attended a meet-and-greet event for Democratic candidates held at Tricky Fish Community Hall in Fayette on Friday. The Howard County Democrat Committee, along with the Howard County … more

Thunderstorms brought wind, hail to Fayette

The Fayette area received between two and three inches of rainfall, depending on where you were standing, Tuesday into Wednesday.   The first round caused a city-wide interruption in … more

Glasgow senior earns trip to national FFA conference

Glasgow senior Caroline Stallman was chosen to attend the Next Gen Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah this coming fall. The conference will focus on environmental service and natural resources. … more

City offering swimming lessons

The City of Fayette will offer swimming lessons at the city pool in July. the cost is $45 per swimmer. Lessons will take place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from July 8 through July 29. … more

Rep. Gregory speaks at Farm Bureau Strawberry Festival

Missouri House Rep. Kurtis Gregory- R, Marshall, speaks to about two dozen attendees to the Howard County Farm Bureau Strawberry Festival held at the Fayette City Park on Tuesday, June 25. The … more

Youth basketball players hone skills at CMU camp

SIXTY YOUNG BASKETBALL PLAYERS hit the hardwood last week for the annual Central Methodist University basketball camp. Players ranged in age from Kindergartners through eighth-graders. Players … more

Lembke named next President of the Fayette Rotary Club

The Fayette Rotary Club will have a new President starting this week. During the club’s regular meeting on Wednesday, June 26, former President Greg Stidham turned the gavel over to Linda … more

Fayette Masons bury time capsule

Burying a time capsule in a clandestine place on June 23 are members of the Fayette-Howard Masonic Lodge # 4, AF&AM, along with some distinguished guests. A time capsule burial ceremony was held … more

Arrow Rock’s J. Huston Tavern to reopen

After the historic J. Huston Tavern at Arrow Rock State Historic Site was unexpectedly closed in March, Missouri State Parks last week announced plans to reopen the tavern later this year. The … more

Council agrees to new 3-year trash contract with RTS

The Fayette city council last week agreed to a new three-year contract with RTS Waste Services, the rural Slater-based company that picks up trash in Fayette. The unanimous decision was made during … more

Howard County Royalty

KatiJo Schaefer was crowned Queen of the Howard County Fair on Wednesday night last week, and Gracie Innes was crowned Teen Queen. Schaefer is the daughter of Jessica and Greg Schaefer of … more

Howard County welcomes new EMA directors

Two new members are taking over for retiring veterans in the Howard County Emergency Management Agency. Casey Roberts and Kyle “Bubba” Conrow were hired by the county commission to take … more

Hudson returns to school board, $9M budget passed

The Fayette Board of Education last week appointed a familiar face to serve out the term vacated by board member Kristen Gibbs, who resigned her seat at the board’s May meeting when she and her … more

Fayette to add fall x-country program

The Fayette Board of Education voted last week to reinstate a high school cross-country program starting next year. Members discussed the proposal at its May meeting and gave unanimous approval on … more

Peacemakers seek quilt show entries

The Fayette Peacemakers are seeking entries for their annual quilt show that takes place in conjunction with the Fayette Festival of the Arts. This year’s show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on … more

Party in the Park needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed if the annual Independence Day Party in the Park is to get off the ground.   With only eight days left, organizer Tristan Head is desperately seeking five or six … more

Mo. Secretary of State visits Howard County Clerk

Photo Submitted Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft visited with Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell on Thursday morning to discuss the upcoming primary and general elections, along with … more

New York native hired as new CMU choir director

Central Methodist University’s incoming director of choral activities is bringing a wealth of passion, energy, and experience to the Swinney Conservatory of Music in the coming year, as … more

Howard County Fair Queen/Teen Contests Tonight

2024 Queen Candidates Emily Adams Emily is the daughter of Anthony and Miranda Adams. She is the oldest of six children, including three brothers and three sisters. She is a student at … more

New Franklin school district buses earn perfect report card

Most of the school buses in this area fared well under scrutiny by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. One school was perfect, while another had several issues to correct before the fall semester. … more
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