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Time capsule located

The time capsule buried 50 years ago on the courthouse lawn has been found. It was unearthed on Saturday afternoon by Lee Young. The time capsule was buried on the northwest corner of the … more

Fayette’s 23rd annual Juneteenth celebration a week away

Fayette’s 23rd annual Juneteenth celebration is just a week away. The celebration has been extended to five days, beginning Wednesday, June 14, and concluding on Sunday, June 18. This marks the … more

Fearn named CMU marching band director

Harrisburg High School band director Kevin Fearn will lead the Central Methodist University marching band starting next fall.   The Sound of Central Marching Band has a long and storied … more

Contestants sought for Howard County Queen, Teen pageants

Ladies of Howard County, the time to sign up for the annual Howard County Fair Queen and Teen pageants is upon us.   The Howard County Fair opens on June 19. The Queen and Teen pageants … more

Myers receives Quilt of Valor at Fayette Memorial Day ceremony

U.S. Navy Air Force veteran Harold Myers was the recipient of the Quilt of Valor, presented by the Fayette Peacemakers Quilters during Fayette’s annual Memorial Day ceremony Sunday afternoon on … more

CMU, Main St. seeking TAP grants

Central Methodist University is seeking support from the city for a project to redevelop the sidewalk and other pedestrian areas along North Church Street by campus. Julee Sherman, the … more

US 40 bridge re-opens

After nearly a year, US 40 in south Howard County is completely open to traffic. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) on Friday announced the bridge over Bonne Femme Creek, a few miles … more

Sharon Bible Church Celebrates 50 Years

Sharon Bible Church will celebrate a half-century of worship with a community open house from 2 until 4 p.m. on Sunday. The church is located on Route U, 4 miles east of Armstrong. On Easter … more

Rotary donates to city fireworks, pool passes

Fayette Rotary Club President Erik Martinez presented two checks to Fayette City Clerk Judy Thompson at the club’s regular meeting on Wednesday, May 24.    The first check for … more

Fayette’s Juneteenth celebration expands to five days

The Fayette community will once again celebrate Juneteenth this summer. This year’s event will span over five days, beginning with a movie at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June … more

Harold Myers to receive Quilt of Valor

On June 5, 1958, Harold reported for basic training at the NTC Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Illinois. Following basic, he was sent to Memphis, Tennessee, to receive further training as an … more

Memorial Day service Sunday at the courthouse

The Howard County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Legion White-Bell Post 273 will once again host a Memorial Day service on the south side of the courthouse … more

Miknan’s to close down after this week

Miknan’s Main Street Pub in downtown Fayette will close its doors Friday. Owners Leremie and Elizabeth Shaffer made the announcement on the restaurant’s Facebook page on Saturday. … more

DAR rewards Kindergartners

Daly Elementary School Kindergarten students received American flags and certificates for reciting The Pledge of Allegiance to a member of the Howard County Chapter of the Daughters of the American … more

New playground equipment at DC Rogers Lake

Workers were busy Monday afternoon installing a new playground set beside the shelter house at D. C. Rogers Lake.   The new playground cost around $20,000, including a bedding mulch that … more

Harrisburg time chest sealed until 2071

The Harrisburg Lions Club is once again preserving the present for the benefit of future generations. On Saturday, the club sealed a new time chest that will remain closed until 2071. Club … more

Fayette coffee shop expanding to Glasgow

Fayette’s beloved coffee shop, Fireside Bakes and Brews, plans to open a second location this summer in downtown Glasgow. The new site will be on 2nd Street next to the Glasgow Senior Center. … more

CMU confers 231 diplomas at Fayette campus

A total of 231 Central Methodist seniors received their college diplomas before a packed crowd in Puckett Field House on Saturday afternoon.   Longtime professor James “Tiger” … more

Central Methodist names Sheehan Executive VP

Central Methodist University alumnus and vice president for advancement and alumni relations, Bill Sheehan, was named executive vice president last week, adding to his list of accomplishments at his … more
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