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Frink earns NRECA Gold credential

At a recent NRECA Regional meeting, George Frink was recognized for completing the National Rural Richard Fowler left, Howard Electric CEO and George Frink right, … more

County Democrat caucuses cancelled

The Missouri Democrat Party has made changes to the proccess of selecting delegates for the upcoming Presidential Election. The Howard County Caucus or Mass Meeting scheduled for April 6, has been … more

Howard County Dems choose Biden, GOP sticks with Trump

Joe Biden was the overwhelming favorite chosen by Howard County Democrats during Tuesday’s statewide Presidential Preference Primary, according to unofficial results released by the Howard … more

FHS graduation moves to CMU’s Puckett Field House

The Fayette High School graduation ceremony will be held at Puckett Field House on the campus of Central Methodist University. The event was originally scheduled for May 15, but was postponed to 2 … more

City council hires temporary city administrator

Interim City Administrator Jeff Hancock (left) and Fayette Mayor Greg Stidgham wrestled through stacks and stacks of paperwork Wednesday at City … … more

Howell outlines changes to absentee, mail-in voting rules

On June 4, Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed into law SB 631 in an effort to safeguard the election process and protect Missouri voters during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  “Any … more

Harrisburg boy asks for pet gifts for birthday, donates to PAWS

A Harrisburg boy opted to collect gifts for animals instead of receiving gifts for himself. Sammy Tillinger recently celebrated his sixth birthday. In lieu of … more

School board discusses concerns over CID

The Fayette R-III Board of Education spent a good portion of it’s re-organization meeting Monday night discussing possible financial impacts of a proposed community improvement district (CID) … more

Mistake on map causes snag for CID

The Fayette City Council’s plan to approve an ordinance that would officially accept a petition to establish a community improvement district (CID) in downtown Fayette was held up by a … more

Fayette R-III will provide meals during school closure

The Fayette R-III school district announced Tuesday morning that students will continue to receive meals even though school is closed through March due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. … more

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Fayette schools shut down until April 1

Fayette R-III public schools are closed throughout the month of March due to concerns over COVID-19. It hopes to resume classes Wednesday, April 1. The initial announcement on Monday from the … more

Circuit 14 courts will continue most cases through April 15

Presiding Circuit 14 Judge Scott Hayes announced Monday that all pending jury trials and most court cases and dockets scheduled from March 18 through April 15 will be continued in an effort to comply … more

County Clerk reminds voters of absentee deadlines

Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell reminds voters that they can cast absentee ballots for the upcoming April 7 election. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is Wednesday, March 25. Absentee … more

CMU moves all classes online after Spring Break

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, senior leadership at CMU has taken the step to transition entirely to online coursework for all locations beginning Monday, March 30. This allows students … more

Armstrong man charged with reckless driving at Columbia protest

An Armstrong man was charged June 12 with careless and imprudent driving and resisting arrest following an incident during a protest in downtown Columbia. Police say that Sebastian Tucker, 20, drove … more

April 7 municipal elections postponed to June 2

Missouri’s April 7 municipal elections have been postponed until June 2. Executive order 20-03 was announced Wednesday morning from Missouri Governor Mike Parson and Secretary of State Jay … more

New Fayette fire truck comes closer to reality

The Fayette Fire Department is getting closer to purchasing a new ladder truck. The department has been in need of a new or used ladder truck since 2014 when it deemed the department’s 1980 … more

City council explores food truck regulations

The City of Fayette is exploring possible regulations regarding food trucks, which regularly set up for business on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the downtown square. The city council discussed options … more
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