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Fayette school board approves four new teachers, curriculum director

The Fayette Board of Education granted approval for the district to pursue four new teachers and a curriculum director at the cost of around $300,000 a year. Discussion was held during the … more

Givens tower to remain in service

The City of Fayette will keep the water tower on Givens Road in operation for now, Public Works Director Danny Dougherty told the Board of Aldermen last week.  The tower had been out of use … more

City council votes to overlay parking areas on Church St.

The Fayette Board of Alderman at its most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 13, approved a project to overlay parking areas downtown along Church Street next year.  Southwest Ward Alderman … more

MAEDC to host public forums here in April

The Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) is seeking input from the public in Howard and Randolph counties as part of its strategic planning process. The purpose of this forum is to … more

Alderwoman encourages Smart911 signups

Not many people have signed up for the city’s free alert system. Southwest Ward Alderwoman Bekki Galloway reported at the city council’s most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 14, that … more

Fayette Bicentennial Celebration kicks off April 2

Planning for the Fayette Bicentennial celebration is well underway. Fayette will celebrate its 200th birthday with various activities throughout the year, beginning next month. The celebration … more

Geist-Yancey Lecture on Fine Arts opens with Bingham presentation

The inaugural Geist-Yancey Lecture on Fine Arts is coming soon to the campus of Central Methodist University, with guest Patricia Moss slated to speak on George Caleb Bingham’s contributions to … more

Fayette License Office contract up for bid

The Missouri Department of Revenue is now accepting management contract bids for the Fayette License Office, located at 106 E. Davis Street on the north side of the Fayette square. Bids to operate … more

Bee's Knees cuts ribbon at new taproom

THE OWNERS OF BEE’S KNEES TAPROOM AT THE NEST officially cut the ribbon on Wednesday, March 8. The event was hosted by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Fayette Main Street, Inc. The business … more

Fayette Kindergarten screening April 17

The Fayette School District is scheduling Kindergarten screenings to identify those children who will be five years old before August 1, 2023.  The Missouri Legislature set this date as the … more

Scouts to collect for food pantry

Fayette’s Cub Scout Pack 62 will be collecting peanut butter for the Fayette Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry. The scouts will be at C&R Market in Fayette from 9 a.m. until noon on … more

Mo. Western offensive coordinator named new CMU football coach

Central Methodist University on Monday announced former Missouri Western offensive coordinator Dave Brown has been hired as the Eagles’ newest football coach. Brown takes over a program that … more

Salisbury junior passes away unexpectedly

The town of Salisbury is reeling after high school student and basketball player London White passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday night.  London is the son of Lindsey and Marco Falls … more

Music Boosters Dessert Auction raises $27k for band, choir

The annual Soup Supper and Dessert Auction presented by the Fayette Music Boosters raised $26,960.85 Saturday night. The popular event, which takes place in the high school gym, annually raises … more

ACE Salon & Spa opens for business

A new beauty salon is now open a block north of the downtown Fayette square. Three friends, Abby Nation, Chloe Huster, and Emma Chew, officially opened ACE Salon & Spa on Saturday. The Fayette … more

City accepting bids for mowing, farmland lease

The City of Fayette is accepting sealed bids for mowing at D.C. Rogers Lake and the Fayette City Cemetery, as well as a lease of farmland near the wastewater treatment facility. The city council … more

All polls open for April 4 election

Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell issued a reminder to all voters in the county of important dates leading up to the municipal and school board elections on Tuesday, April 4. The last day to … more

City issues emergency boil order after feathers found in overflow pipe screen

All water customers in the City of Fayette are on an emergency boil order. The order was announced Friday afternoon after bird feathers were found in the overflow pipe screen of the city’s main … more

54 schools expected for CMU Music Fest on Friday

Central Methodist University will host its annual music festival on Friday, March 3. Twenty-seven bands and 27 choirs, along with more than 700 solo and ensembles will perform before judges on the … more

City of Glasgow: Disqualified city council candidates may still be appointed

The five candidates for the Glasgow city council who were disqualified from running for those seats because they did not file their financial disclosure statements may still be appointed, according … more
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