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Community Christmas Dinner will be pick up or delivery only

The annual Community Christmas dinner will look a little different this year. Rather than a dine-in event on Christmas Day, meals will only be available for pick up or delivery. Diners may pick up … more

Music Boosters will host annual trivia night on Jan. 16

The Fayette Music Boosters will host their annual trivia night on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Fayette High School gym. The cost is $100 for a team of eight. In … more

Area churches make changes to Christmas services

 With the holiday season in full swing, many local parishioners are wondering where they can attend Christmas worship services during this outbreak of Covid. Many churches across the nation have … more

Bakery, adjoining buildings will go on the auction block

Three buildings on South Main Street will go up for auction on the courthouse steps next month. A Sheriff’s Sale will commence at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021, for 112, 114, and 116 South … more

Get in the spirit with Christmas light scavenger hunt

Families tired of being stuck inside during the age of COVID-19 now have an excuse to get out of the house. A scavenger hunt has been devised which focuses on local Christmas … more

City deems downtown buildings ‘unsafe’

Two buildings that make up about half a block on the west side of Fayette’s downtown square have been condemned by the city. The decision came following a hearing held by the city’s Board … more

Optimists to host crucial Blood Drive Dec. 23

The Fayette Optimist Club will host a blood drive at the St. Joseph Catholic Church from 2 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 23.  December may be the season of giving – but it’s … more

No new cases as Fayette schools resume in-person classes

The Fayette school district will remain at Yellow Level until the winter break. The last day of classes is Tuesday, Dec. 23. The district returned to in-person classes on Dec. 1 after … more

Health dept. revises quarantine guidelines

The Howard County Public Health Department its revised its quarantine guidelines for those considered direct contacts of someone who has tested positive for Covid-19. The Center for Disease … more

Fayette schools cancel winter concerts

The Clark Middle School and Fayette High School winter concerts will be virtual this year. The announcement was made Monday morning. Additionally, there will be no winter concerts for Daly … more

Endless Options, Attic reopen

Endless Options in Fayette, and it’s retail arm, The Attic, reopened Monday following a closure due to COVID-19. The organization is once again providing employment support and day … more

Sparkle in the Park continues to grow

Sparkle in the Park, presented by the Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool, has done it again. For the third year in a row, the fundraiser has grown as participants deck out the park with … more

Fayette Christmas Parade Best in Years

The Christmas Parade presented by Fayette Main Street in downtown Fayette on Saturday evening was the biggest and best in recent memory. More than 35 floats, cars, golf carts, and horses delighted a … more

Braxton Rethwisch passes away at age 78

Monday morning, the Central Methodist and Fayette communities were struck with the news of the death of Braxton P. Rethwisch ’64, the university’s longtime admissions counselor and former … more

Sheriff, jail staff contract COVID, inmates shipped to Cooper Co.

The Howard County Jail is empty. All 15 inmates have been transferred to the Cooper County Jail in Boonville amid an outbreak of COVID-19 at the jail and Sheriff’s Department. The department … more

Fayette Christmas parade is Saturday

Downtown will play host to the annual Christmas parade on Saturday evening. “A Hometown Christmas,” presented by Fayette Main Street, will kick off at 5 p.m.  The event will … more

Main Street re-lists old Howard County Jail

The old Howard County Jail has been listed for sale. The 1875 jail and sheriff’s quarters went up for sale in August, and within days was under contract with a buyer from Nashville, Ky. That … more

MDC: deer harvest down from last year, late youth season higher

Preliminary data released Wednesday, Nov. 25 from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reveals that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 176,604 deer during the November portion of firearms … more

Governor Parson Announces Launch of New COVID-19 Vaccine Website for Missourians

As research and development of multiple COVID-19 vaccines continue to show promising safety and effectiveness findings, Governor Mike Parson today announced the launch of a new vaccine website for … more

Kylie Tillman appointed as East Ward Alderwoman

The Fayette City Council once again has six members. Kylie Tillman was sworn in Tuesday as East Ward Alderwoman. She takes the place of Jeremy Dawson, who was forced to resign when he moved outside … more
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