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Filing period for municipal, school board elections opens Dec. 5

The filing period for candidates interested in running for municipal and school board seats opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5, and closes on Tuesday, December 26, at 5 p.m. The election will be … more

Advertiser will publish letters to Santa

Children are finishing up their Christmas lists and writing those letters to Santa, and once again, the Fayette Advertiser will deliver Christmas wishes to the North Pole.   Santa Claus is … more

FAHA urges bicentennial poster winners to claim cash prizes

Many winners of the Fayette Bicentennial poster contest this summer still have not picked up their winnings, according to organizers. Only two of the seven winners have claimed their cash … more

Ashby-Hodge Gallery show, sale now open

The final show of the calendar year at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art began this week, with the annual Christmas sale and show set to run through December 14 on the campus of Central … more

Bean vows to fight ouster from Glasgow city council

Former Glasgow alderwoman Renna Bean has vowed to keep up her legal fight against her impeachment. She was ousted from her seat on the Central Ward on Thursday, Nov. 2, in a 5-1 vote. (See Nov. 8 … more

Fayette Festival of Lights promises full day of family-friendly events downtown

Downtown Fayette is the place to be on Saturday, December 2. Fayette Main Street, Inc., is hosting the 2023 Festival of Lights, which will feature the Christmas parade and Magic Tree on the … more

City of Fayette Receives Rebate Check from Missouri Public Utility Commission

On Monday, Nov. 13, the City of Fayette received a check in the amount of $7,498.82 from the Missouri Public Utility Commission, presented to the city by the Missouri Rural Water Association. … more

Commercial Trust departments compete for food bank donations

The good folks at Commercial Trust Co. in Fayette and Harrisburg are renewing their food drive competition. Separate departments inside the bank are vying to bring in the most donated items that will … more

Businesses, government offices observe Thanksgiving Hours

Thanksgiving is Thursday, which means businesses, schools, and offices will adjust hours in observance of the holiday. Fayette, Glasgow, and New Franklin public schools, and St. Mary’s … more

Rotary plants tree in honor of Fayette Bicentennial

Members of the Fayette Rotary Club were in the city park on Thursday, Nov. 10, to help local arborist Dakota Wells plant a bur oak near the Lembke Field. The club used funds from a District … more

Owings receives Quilt of Valor at Veterans Day ceremony

The Veterans Day ceremony held every year at Fayette High School is special. It honors our local veterans and allows students to hear first-hand why the day is so important. One highlight of the … more

Arrested in Glasgow after hiding juvenile taken from state services

A juvenile missing since June in St. Louis was found with his mother and another man in Glasgow on Tuesday.   According to a probable cause statement filed by Glasgow Police Chief Tyler … more

City council addresses vicious dogs after woman bitten

It’s not often that complaints about loose dogs in town come before the city council. But when they do, the tales are harrowing. In September, a woman on Davis Street explained that loose pit … more

Fayette recognized for 20 Years as a Certified Local Government

At the annual CLG Forum in Jefferson City, Pam Huttsell, Chair of the Fayette Historic Preservation Commission, accepted a certificate from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Director Toni … more

Personal property tax statements mailed

Howard County Collector Jinger Felten has mailed the 2023 Howard County Real Estate and Personal Property tax statements along with any delinquent tax due. Anyone who has bought, sold, or owns real … more

Fayette Police raise $3k for Holiday House

For the second year in a row, the Fayette Police Department has raised funds for the Fayette Holiday House with a pork steak dinner. This year’s event was held on Sunday, Nov. 11, and … more

DAR Good Citizen Award

Laney Gabrielle Brooklyn Thieme, daughter of Ashley Ann Thieme, is this year’s Fayette High School recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award. The award is … more

Bee’s Knees owner joins board of Mo. Craft Brewers Guild’s

The Missouri Craft Brewers Guild has confirmed that Chris Byars, Owner and Brewer of Bee’s Knees Brewing Company in Versailles and The Taproom at the Nest in Fayette, will join the Board of … more

Injured in crash during police pursuit

Two Moberly men and a teenager were injured in a one-vehicle accident near Armstrong on Saturday during a pursuit with Randolph County sheriff’s deputies that started in Moberly. According … more

City dedicates memorial for unmarked graves

The City of Fayette on Friday dedicated a memorial stone in honor of unmarked graves found in 2021 at the south entrance to town. Members of the city council, along with city employees, area … more
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