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Letters to the Editor
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Post Office not government funded

To the Editor: Contrary to popular belief, the Post Office is not government-funded. Like any non-profit, it must have enough income to cover expenses. The Post Office charges us for postage and … more

Urges to Vote ‘No’ on Amendment 3

To the Editor: Politicians continue to sabotage the will of the people.  We saw it with the Confined Animal Feeding Operation vote and here we go again with Amendment 3.  On the … more

Bad Roads-NewTruck

To the Editor:  Fayette council approval to purchas a new truck for $25,000 for police. Jeff said road are so rouch that can’t drive cars on them but it is OK for us to drive on. So how … more

Sparkle in the Fayette City Park 2020

Letter to the Editor: We are pleased to announce that Sparkle in the Park will be happening in 2020!! Lights will go on December 1st and stay on through December 31st. Most of the organizations … more

Living in New Franklin costing more

To the Editor: New Franklin never ceases to amaze me when it comes to their thirst for money. Just a few months ago the voters in New Franklin wisely rejected an increase in a tax. Then … more

Not notified of fugitive manhunt

To the Editor: This past Labor Day (September 7th) a person was killed at Franklin, Missouri. According to the account in the local paper, law enforcement was notified about 5:00 p.m. I assume a … more

County assessor asks to limit in-person business

To the Editor:  As we head into tax season, I would like to share a few changes to our office. The office will be open our normal business hours (M-F 8:00-4:30) however the doors will remain … more

Thoughts on upcoming election

To the Editor:    There are two distinctly opposed mindsets characterizing voters in this election. One is: I want government to protect my rights. Equal rights, voter’s rights, … more

Stealing Political Signs is a Crime

To the Editor: 

Defacing, destroying, or stealing political signs is not a prank. It’s a crime. It's a crime against private property to be sure, but it is also a crime against the electoral … more

Supports Black Lives Matter

To the Editor: 

 I grew up with a sister who was not white. She was adopted from another country; I was adopted from right here in Central Missouri. I never saw her skin color or differences … more

Thank you to Fayette Area Firemen

To the Editor: It is an awesome feeling of gratitude to the Fayette area firemen that I send a heartfelt thank you for their decision to include Mr. Don Hilgedick and myself into the induction to … more

Moving Election Deadline Won’t Instill Confidence

Since June, I have been telling Missouri voters through print, TV and radio interviews to request absentee or mail-in ballots early and to return them to their local election authority without delay. … more

Clarification on request for inquest transcript

To the Editor: This is in response to the article that was in the Fayette Advertiser on Wed., Aug. 5th concerning the Howard County Coroner, Frank Flaspohler, and the Glasgow School District. I … more

Facts, Opinions, and Medicaid Expansion

To the Editor: Readers of the July 29th Fayette Advertiser were presented opinions published as facts in “County Clerk predicts 65% voter turnout” content related to Constitutional … more

Thanks with helping to change coronor law

To the Editor: To pass a new law is incredibly difficult. The passing of the law to reform the coroner’s system was a collaborative effort of many individuals. We wish to express our … more

Disagrees with school mask policy

To the Editor: Well, it finally happened! Trump has decided to push for people to actually wear masks! Then what happens? The New Franklin School Board decides … more

Subscribe to read the newspaper

Each week as we promote the Fayette Advertiser’s news articles on social media websites such as Facebook, we continue to see demands from non-subscribers to read our stories at no charge. This … more

Local economic development raises living standards

Having graduated from Fayette High School, I have enjoyed the opportunity to return to Howard County in my current position as Director of Business Development for the Moberly Area Economic … more

Fayette is fortunate to have weekly newspaper

To the Editor: How fortunate we are in Fayette to have a weekly newspaper with wide-ranging information and essential, helpful services for the community! I look forward to the paper’s … more

Thank you from Miss Jane

Thank you to the Fayette R-III School board, Jill Wiseman, Superintendent and Cheri Huster, Daly Elementary principal, for making me a Distinguished Person of the Year. There are so many other … more
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