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Letters to the Editor
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To Mayor and Fayette Council

To Mayor and Fayette Council: May 18 aldermen got new contract with RTS for track pick up was paying $11.30 a month but increase $2.20 to $13.50 includes $1.50 with $1.00 going for street repairs … more

Perpetuates divisiveness

To the Editor: The consensus is, our country is more starkly divided today than at any time since the Civil War.  But there is no consensus on how and where to get at the root of the … more

Mad about bathroom

To the Editor: “Donations will pay for permanent restroom at Ricketts” in April 28th Fayette Advertiser stirred years of memories and prompted me to offer thanks, share some thoughts, … more

Hillside Baptist opens Blessing Box

To the Editor: Fayette’s “WE LOVE HOCO” was a wonderful way to show the people in our county that God blesses us, so we can bless others. Hillside Baptist Church recently … more

Fayette Mayor & Council

To the Editor: Fayette council voted to do away with one police person so that they can hire a building inspector at $20 and $25 a hour $41.600 and $52,000 annually. they don’t know what … more

Thank you to the kind people of Fayette

About 2 weeks ago, I was in the drive through at Dairy Queen, waiting for my order. As I was getting to pay for my order the employee said your order was paid for. I was shocked by whom. She said a … more

Heartfelt Gratitude

To the Editor: We are so fortunate to be in a community that has such dedicated first responders and firefighters, such caring neighbors and family.  Sunday, May 25 they quickly came to … more

Thanks from The Coat Room

We would like to say a big thank you to all the churches, clubs and individuals of Howard County for their generous donations to the coat room for providing 390 coats, 84 blankets, and other winter … more

Majority can’t show solidarity with Trump minority

Many in Congress are speaking against impeaching Donald Trump, claiming it makes no sense, even if there is a case against him, and that holding the President accountable for wrong-doing would only … more

An open letter to Josh Hawley and Vicky Hartzler

An open letter to Josh Hawley and Vicky Hartzler What, I wonder, did you think was going to happen? Donald Trump claims the election was fraudulent… that in reality he won the … more

Thanks to Main St. for great Christmas

Thanks to Fayette Main Street Association and all the businesses and volunteers who were a part of Fayette’s Christmas Celebration. • Christmas Holiday House  • Christmas … more

Holiday House a Success

American poet Maya Angelou said, “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” This was certainly true as gifts were given cheerfully and accepted gratefully on … more

A Hometown Christmas
 Success

To the Editor   Saturday, December 5 in downtown Fayette was a wonderful experience for so many folks as together we kicked off the 2020 Christmas season, pandemic style! There are so many … more

Peace and Goodwill

To the Editor:   Thank you for the editorial about the loss of Halloween activities. This brought back memories for many of us. Years ago when our children were young, we moved into a … more

Millions of seniors are suffering

To the Editor:   I need your help. My husband is a resident of a care facility and has been in total lock down for almost 8 months now. My problem is I’m planning a traditional … more

Honor Our Veterans

To the Editor:   Happy Veterans Day to all our local veterans. We honor those who wore the uniforms of our armed services. We have our freedoms because of our veterans. Our veterans … more

Vote for Our Children

To the Editor: “The Children of Our Community Deserve a Good Halloween” rightly identified the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our children and grandchildren.  Not … more

It's OK to Vote Third Party


To the Editor: My friend Taffy Wallace and I have the debate, in each presidential election, in the Howard County Progressives group, over strategic voting as to the third parties--in this case … more

Adults Should Lead

To the Editor: I thank Justin for the article on the front page of the last newspaper regarding Halloween.  Children do deserve to observe holidays and special events and times in their … more

Support for Flaspohler

To the Editor: When I was little, I liked to wear plain black tennis shoes with Velcro straps on them. My peers would sometimes tease me, claiming I didn’t know how to tie my own shoes. Of … more
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