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Fayette High School graduates 33

Fayette High School gave a final farewell to the Class of 2020 following a senior year that could be called nothing, if not unconventional. The ceremony, originally scheduled for May 15, was … more

Longtime State Farm agent Pat Phillips to retire

For the first time in more than three decades, Fayette will have a new State Farm Insurance agent on the Fayette square. Pat Phillips will retire at the end of the day June 30, and Landon Ball will … more

New liquor store to open on Morrison St.

Fayette is getting a new liquor store. Ma’s Discount Hooch is in the final stages of preparation on West Morrison St., across from the Fayette Post Office. Although an official opening day has … more

Downtown CID established

The Fayette city council on Tuesday, June 23, gave unanimous approval to establish a Community Improvement District (CID) in downtown Fayette. The mechanism in which the CID will be funded will now … more

Full slate of 
festivities planned on 
July 4

Independence Day is Saturday, so government offices will close Friday. Banks in Fayette will be open Friday and closed Saturday. The weekend will kick off with the Independence Day Volleyball … more

Hilgedick Electric celebrates 60 years

Don Hilgedick, local business icon, will mark 60 years in business this month. Don owns Hilgedick Electric Service, which he opened here in Fayette on July 1, 1960. The business has been serving … more

Fayette alumni committee awards five scholarships

The Fayette Alumni Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships to five graduating seniors Friday morning.  Eligible recipients for the scholarship must be the son or daughter of a Fayette … more

Plenty of places to buy fireworks locally

Residents of Howard County looking to celebrate the Fourth of July with grand aerial explosions or just a little sparkle and smoke can find a wide variety of options at four shops along Routes 5 and … more

Two dead after crashing stolen car on Rt. J

Two people were found dead in a car that had been reported stolen in rural Howard County Sunday afternoon. The Howard County Sheriff’s Department received a report that a 2013 Chevrolet … more

Asbury, Conrow crowned FHS Prom Royalty

Dylan Asbury and Abbey Conrow were crowned King and Queen of the Fayette High School Prom on Saturday night. The junior/senior prom was originally scheduled for March 20, but was canceled because of … more

Aldermen get first look at new city budget

Members of the Fayette city council were given a preliminary look at the city's fiscal year 2020/2021 budget during a public forum Tuesday evening. The nearly $6.3 million budget was prepared and … more

Hunting ban repealed at D.C. Rogers lake

The Fayette Board of Alderman repealed an ordinance that banned all hunting at D.C. Rogers Lake. The action essentially reverts the city’s code to a previous ordinance which would allow … more

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed here

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Fayette on Monday morning. The Howard County Public Health Department posted on its Facebook page that there were two new cases in the county. The … more

CMU sets Sept. 13 for graduation

Spring and summer graduates at Central Methodist University have the chance to come back to campus in September and finally experience their graduation ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 13. Due … more

Man taken to hospital after motorcycle crash

A Holt’s Summit man was seriously injured after he was thrown from his motorcycle Friday morning in rural Howard County. Randall K. Johnson, 58, was riding his 2020 Harley Davidson Road King at … 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

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

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

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