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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

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

New Franklin city council votes to sell police car

The New Franklin city council discussed employee compensation and the community building during its regular monthly meeting on March 9. Emily Smith from the Howard and Cooper County Girl Scouts … more

Central Methodist moving to online coursework after Spring Break

As communities across the nation deal with the challenges posed by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the primary concern at Central Methodist University remains the safety and well-being of students, … more

Cancellations due to Coronavirus

The Fayette Advertiser will keep an ongoing list of closures and cancellations due to COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus. To keep this information up to date, we ask that our readers please … more

City fires administrator in wake of $151k fine

The Fayette Board of Aldermen Tuesday night voted unanimously to terminate the employment of longtime City Administrator Robin Triplett, following revelations that her inaction cost the city more … more

Testimony heard in preliminary hearing for murder suspect

The state’s case against a man accused of committing murder during a drug deal took an important step forward on Tuesday of last week. Following a preliminary hearing, Associate Circuit Judge … more

City council gets on with business in wake of state fines

Every member of the Fayette Board of Aldermen were present during its regular meeting last Tuesday. One of the first orders of business was amending the city code related to the testing of medical … more

City fined $151,000 for failure to file financial report

The City of Fayette has been fined more than $150,000 for its failure to file its annual financial report for 2018. The violation occurred when city administrator Robin Triplett failed to file a copy … more

School board approves 2020-21 calendar

Students of the Fayette R-III school system will be in school 23 minutes longer on days school is in session starting with the fall 2020 semester. The Fayette R-III Board of Education approved the … more

Third man enters race for Western Dist. Commissioner

The race for Western District Commissioner for Howard County is heating up. A third man has now thrown his hat into the ring. Mike Vroman, from Armstrong, announced his candidacy last week. He joins … more

City pulls the plug on Ricketts-Graham project grant

The Fayette Board of Aldermen, during its regular meeting Tuesday, February 18, rejected a RTP grant from Missouri State Parks to help fund improvements at Ricketts-Graham Lake.  The project … more

Conrow will not seek re-election to commission

Howard County’s Eastern District Commissioner, Richard “Dragon” Conrow, announced Monday that he will not seek re-election. The filing period for county offices opened Tuesday and … more

Sheriff disputes Ambulance district’s claim that dept. must pay inmate bills

Howard County Sheriff Mike Neal disputes a claim by the Howard County Ambulance District that his department is responsible for ambulance bills incurred by inmates of the county jail. He cites a … more

Presidential Preference Primary March 10

On March 10, Missourians will have the opportunity to vote in a Presidential Preference Primary. All regular polling places in Howard County will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates from … more

City council will likely turn down grant for Ricketts-Graham Lake improvements

The Fayette City Council is leaning toward the abandonment of a state grant to improve the walking trail around Ricketts-Graham Lake. At the council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 4, … more

Courtwarming Royalty

Abbey Conrow and Grant Himmelmann were crowned Fayette High School’s Courtwarming Queen and King Friday night during halftime of the boys’ basketball game against Scotland County. Last year’s … more

DC Rogers, Peters Lake closed for impassable roads

The City of Fayette on Monday closed off access to DC Rogers Lake and Peters Lake because the roads are saturated and have become impassable. The closures are expected to last until at least … more

Sentenced to 7 years in prison

A Fulton man was sentenced to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Wednesday in Howard County Circuit Court. Jerrod Morris, 48, pleaded guilty on January 8 to one charge of … more

Fayette PD, Sheriff’s Dept. awarded equipment grants

The Howard County Sheriff’s Department and Fayette Police Department have been awarded more than $16,000 combined in equipment grants from the Missouri Department of Public Safety.Missouri Governor … more
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