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(Jim Steele staff photo) CHURCH MEMBER Larry Leech, standing next to pillar, leads Fayette First Christian Church worshippers as they prepare to enter their newly refurbished sanctuary Sunday morning … more

CMU s nursing program receives national accreditation from commission on collegiate nursing education

Central Methodist University's nursing program has received full national accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), one of the national's top bodies of accreditation … more

FHS class of 58 shares memories during 50th reunion

The 1958 Fayette High School class gathered the afternoon of Aug. 2 at Rosewood Antiques for their 50th class reunion. They joined in looking back on what had happened in their lives during the last … more

FAHA tradition continues

Again this year the Fayette Area Heritage Association will sell commemorative Christmas ornaments to fund work of the organization. This year's historic pewter ornament will feature the much-missed … more

Health fair eyes wellness, prevention, evaluation

More than 50 area residents turned out Saturday morning at the Fayette First Christian Church for a community health fair — sponsored  by the newly-formed Howard County Health & Wellness … more

Students honored during convocation

Five major student awards were presented Thursday during Opening Convocation ceremonies for the fall semester at Central Methodist University.Erika Reinagel, a sophomore enrolled in the pre-nursing … more

Organic farming is one way toward a ‘fulfilled’ life

Editor’s note: The Fayette Advertiser / Democrat-Leader is sponsoring a series of articles on local food production and consumption, an idea raised at a recent Focus on Fayette meeting. The … more

Busy weekend at Mizzou Arena

Two area high school basketball teams finished their seasons with a win this past weekend at the 2012 MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown in Columbia. The Harrisburg girls basketball team won its second Class 2 … more

Howard County royalty

Several beaming faces stole the spotlight throughout the evening Wednesday at the Howard County Fairgrounds. A total of 28 contestants (11 princess, six prince, seven teen and four queen) took part … more

Meth suspects request bond reductions, both denied

Two men apprehended in New Franklin on Monday under charges of resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia related to methamphetamine appeared in the Howard County Court Tuesday. … more

Area news briefs

St. Paul UMC to celebrate 156th anniversary St. Paul United Methodist Church will host it’s annual Rally Day this Sunday in celebration of 156 years of ministry. A dinner will be served at 1 … more

CMU presents Fall Jazz Concert

The Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University presents its fall Jazz Concert on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Keith House Band Room on the third floor of Classic Hall on … more

Howard County dentist to work in Slater office

Brian Fischer, D.D.S., 36, of rural Howard County, will begin working the first part of May in the Slater dental office, at 300 Main St., as a General Dentist. Fischer plans to work two or three days … more

Glenn Collier dies at 87

Fayette businessman Glenn Collier passed away on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 87 years of age. For more than 50 years, Glenn operated Collier Auto Sales, a used car dealership, in Fayette along Highway 5. In … more

CMU to start music ministry program

The newest academic major at Central Methodist University is a natural: a major in Music Ministry. CMU already has its acclaimed Swinney Conservatory of Music, numerous music degree options, and many … more

New Round Table Officers

New Round Table Officers The Fayette Round Table Club, which will begin its 95th year next fall, elected officers Thursday. Heading the group will be James Steele who will succeeds outgoing president … more

Break In on Route U

Someone broke into a home on Route U east of Armstrong during the day Friday. The thief stole computer equipment, cameras, and three firearms.Sheriff Charles Polson said the intruder forced open a … more

Possession Alleged

Fayette police Thursday night stopped a car on South Main Street. After a search, three persons were issued summonses alleging possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana, a misdemeanor.They were … more

CMU s Prof Rhoads dead at 79

Rhoads S. Fred Rhoads, for many years a speech and theater arts instructor at Central Methodist University here, died Friday at the Fayette Caring Center after a long battle against heart disease. He … more
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