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Aurora borealis visible over Midwest

The night sky as far south as Florida glowed in hues of green, purple, and pink on Friday night as an extreme G5 geomagnetic storm blasted Earth’s magnetosphere. The gorgeous effect is the … more

Fayette’s Second Baptist Church honored as part of Historic Preservation Month

Every year in May, local preservation groups, state historical societies, and business and civic organizations across the country celebrate Preservation Month through events that promote historic … more

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, to become official location for National Wreaths Across America Day

National nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) announced last week that Mount Pleasant Cemetery in New Franklin will join in the mission to Remember, Honor, Teach as an official location for 2024. … more

Optimist Club fishing derby June 8

The Fayette Optimist Club will hold its annual Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 8. Young anglers may start casting at 8:30 a.m. The derby will be held at the scenic lake at The Lodge, 542 … more

Central fires women’s basketball coach Mike Davis

Central Methodist University fired head women’s basketball coach Mike Davis on Tuesday, April 30. Neither side cited a reason, but Coach Davis had apparently been suspended from the team early … more

New Franklin senior inks with CMU cheer

New Franklin High School senior Gracie Martin signed her official letter of intent to be a member of the cheerleading squads at Central Methodist University starting in the fall. She will be a … more

Boys & Girls Club opens new location in Fayette

A new site for the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri has opened in Fayette. Located at St. Paul United Methodist Church at 300 E. Davis Street, this marks the 14th site for the … more

Hon. Mary Russell, Chief Justice of Mo. Supreme Court, pays tribute to local court personnel

The Howard County Courthouse received a distinguished guest on Monday. Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court, Mary R. Russell, paid a visit to the 14the Circuit Court.   Judge Russell … more

Residents on Green Acres Dr. ask council for long-awaited sewer access

The Fayette Board of Aldermen welcomed its newest member during its most recent meeting on Tuesday, April 23. Council members also heard a request for sewer service from a neighborhood annexed in the … more

Weekend deluge causes minor flooding

Heavy rains, ranging nearly 3.5 inches of rain as observed by a local weather station, to up to 10 inches in places fell overnight Saturday into Sunday, causing minor flooding in lowland areas. … more

Dozen area high school musicians earn top ratings at state music fest

Area musicians earned 12 gold ratings at the State Music Festival hosted by the Missouri State High School Activities Association at the University of Missouri-Columbia last week. Fayette picked up … more

2024 Fayette Prom Royalty

‘Beefing Up’ the Fayette school district

The Fayette School District received more than 500 pounds of locally raised beef last week through the state’s MO Beef Kids program.   Randy and Sondra Conklin of Rocking C Ranch … more

Several injured in two crashes last week

Several injuries were reported by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in two serious crashes in Howard County on Tuesday and Wednesday of last week. The first occurred at 4:22 p.m. on Tuesday, … more

State Music Fest Thursday - Saturday

The Fayette High School band and choir will take 13 solos and seven ensembles to the State Music Festival starting on Thursday. Each of those solos and ensembles received Exemplary ratings at … more

Final public viewing of April Thursday Night at CMU Observatory

Central Methodist University’s Morrison Observatory in Fayette will open its doors for one more public viewing night this month. The session is free and open to the public starting at 8 p.m. on … more

Optimist BBQ Sunday

The Fayette Optimist Club will host its annual Spring BBQ fundraiser on Sunday in the parking lot of C&R Market.   This marks the 20th year of the fundraiser. Proceeds from this … more

New mayor, council faced light agenda

The City of Fayette swore in a new mayor and returning alderwomen last week. Greg Stidham took the oath of office for the city’s top job at the most recent meeting of the Board of Aldermen on … more

Friebe, Shrum sworn-in to Fayette Board of Education

The Fayette Board of Education welcomed two new members and bid farewell to members Matt Hudson and John Stroupe during its annual reorganization meeting Monday evening. Sworn in are newcomers Lisa … more

Lifeguards needed for City Pool

The City of Fayette is currently hiring lifeguards for the City Pool. So far only four of around 16 position have been filled. Lifeguards require certification from the American Red Cross, which … more
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