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The state this week relaxed many of its COVID-19 restrictions as part of phase one of its “Show Me Strong” reopening plan, much to the relief of businesses, particularly bars and … more

High school graduations postponed

To call the end of high school for the 2020 senior classes “unconventional” would be an understatement. Graduating seniors were forced to bid farewell to their teachers, teammates, and … more

Fayette to hire new administrator, city clerk

The City of Fayette is now advertising for two prominent City Hall positions. Fayette will hire a new city administrator and a new city clerk. The two jobs had previously been combined when then … more

UTV inspections to begin

The City of Fayette will begin issuing licenses for utility vehicles (UTVs) and golf carts this week for use on public streets. The cost for a one-year license is $15. The city council in January … more

CMU receives nearly $1 million through CARES Act

Central Methodist University students will benefit from a grant through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The college … more

Howard County will receive more than $1.1 million from CARES Act

On March 27 Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 … more

Howard County public library to re-open in phases

The Howard County Public Library has been closed since March 18 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. It is set to reopen next week by appointment only. The library is taking a cautious approach to … more

Fayette schools open next week for materials pickup

Due to the erratic and unpredicted end to the 2019-2020 school year, many students still have personal materials at school and school materials at home that need to be returned. Next week the Fayette … more

Caring center to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care week with slate of events

The staff and residents of the Fayette Caring Center are gearing up to celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care week May 10 through 16 with a slew of activities on tap. The theme of this year’s … more

COVID-19 Antibodies: Should You Be Tested?

Coronavirus continues to dominate our thoughts, lives, and scientific research. Information still comes at us faster than we can process it. We now know that many infected with the novel coronavirus … more

Churches given the clear to re-open, with conditions

Places of worship were given the green light to re-open by the state effective Monday, as long as they follow guidelines laid out by emergency management. The rules are similar to those being … more

CMU alumni donate to students stranded in Fayette

Even though schools around the country have closed, Central Methodist alumni Donn and Lynette Harrison haven’t been able to see their son, who is stuck at the University of Prince Edward … more

CMU Pres. highly confident students will return in fall

There is a significant likelihood that Central Methodist University students will return to campus for the fall 2020 semester, according to CMU President Roger Drake.  Drake said on Friday … more

Howard County Health & Wellness opens community garden

The City of Fayette has entered into a land-use agreement with the Howard County Health and Wellness Council to allow for a community garden. The garden will encompass an area approximately 75 feet … more

Parson says all businesses can reopen May 4 with some restrictions

BY ASHLYN O’HARA Missouri News Network All businesses will be able to reopen — with certain restrictions — under the first phase of Gov. Mike Parson’s Show Me Strong … more

The Attic, EO to reopen May 4

The Attic, a resale store on the south side of the downtown square in Fayette, plans to reopen Monday, May 4 as the state relaxes COVID-19 restrictions. The announcement came Monday from Deb … more

Main Street to host Drive-In Movie Night

Fayette Main Street will celebrate Missouri’s newly relaxed COVID-19 restrictions with a free Drive-In Movie Night Saturday, May 9. The event will take place in the tired parking lots behind … more

Sheltered Services board pledges $40k to splash park

The Howard County Sheltered Services Board on Friday announced a pledge of $40,000 toward the proposed construction of a splash park in the Fayette city park. The city has been collecting … more

New Franklin school district postpones graduation

  The April New Franklin School Board meeting was held via Zoom video chat April 15 at 6 p.m. This novel coronavirus has made decisions regarding school and rescheduling uncertain at best. … more

Howard County Cattlemen donate beef to local food pantries

The Howard County Cattlemen in March voted to do its part by providing beef to three local food pantries. Beef prices have skyrocketed since the onset of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Efforts by … more
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