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NF man in jail on weapons charges

A New Franklin man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly brandished a pipe, a knife, and a handgun while threatening the lives of two other men and an infant child. Michael Patrick King, 28, is … more

Howard Electric donates to Glasgow Food Bank

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette donated $1,000 to the Glasgow Food Bank. The contribution is a part of Howard Electric’s ongoing Annual Community Support through its Sharing Success … more

Families, teachers adapt to learning away from the classroom

When Fayette students left their classrooms on the afternoon of Thursday, March 12, they were looking forward to spring break. The four-day weekend was supposed to provide a welcome break from … more

Changes in high school grading, district funding amid pandemic highlight school board meeting

Fayette High Schools students will not receive standard letter grades for classes completed in the spring semester. Instead they will receive either a “P” for Pass, or “NC” … more

Socket receives funding for broadband service in Glasgow, New Franklin

Socket Telecom, of Columbia, has received funding to bring high-speed internet access to New Franklin and Glasgow. The money, provided by Missouri’s broadband grant program, will pay for a … more

Changes to Armstrong trash service

Armstrong residents will now see changes to trash service due to the efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Advanced Disposal, the city’s trash collection service, insists that  all … more

Local law enforcement gets leg up from community

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, local law enforcement departments are among many first responders short of personal protective equipment (PPE). Here in Howard County, … more

Three former employees claim they were fired because of race, in discrimination lawsuits against Central Methodist

Central Methodist University is facing a trio of lawsuits alleging three former custodians at the college were fired because they were black. The suits were filed in Howard County court last week by … more

Gov. Parson extends stay-at-home order extended to May 3

To further combat the spread of COVID-19 in Missouri, Governor Parson directed Dr. Randall Williams, Director of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, to extend a stay-at-home executive … more

Newspapers have your back

From America's Newspapers We're in the midst of a global pandemic, but its impact on America’s communities is local. First responders are our neighbors helping our neighbors, rushing to … more

City will ask schools to refund fine money

The City of Fayette is preparing to ask school districts in Howard County to repay money that will be distributed to them in June. The money comes from fines imposed on the city for failure to file … more

Fayette Mayor will leave office at the end of April

Fayette Mayor Greg Stidham submitted his resignation during the regular meeting of the city council, on Tuesday, April 7. He will serve out his duties throughout the month of April. Southwest ward … more

Thrive Coffee & Creamery shuts down

Thrive Coffee and Creamery is closing its doors after less than a year in business. The coffee and ice cream shop made the announcement on its Facebook page last week. The faith-based business … more

Coping, Kids, and COVID-19

Grown-ups are not the only ones who need to cope with the novel coronavirus. Our kids also need help during these uncertain times. Schools have been out of session for several weeks, and Governor … more

City Council grants Mayor extra powers in times of emergency

The Fayette Board of Aldermen during its regular meeting April 7, adopted a new ordinance that grants emergency powers to the city’s mayor in times of emergency, such as the current coronavirus … more

Interim City Administrator sworn in

Interim City Administrator Jeff Hancock was officially sworn in by Fayette Mayor Greg Stidham at the April 7 regular meeting of the city council. He was hired March 11 on a temporary … more

Coronavirus: The Good News

Illness, death, school closures, unemployment, stay-at-home, social distancing, toilet paper shortage…the scary, gloomy news is all we hear. I’m going to focus on some of the good news … more

Fayette schools adapt as Gov. Parson extends closure

With the announcement Thursday from Gov. Missouri Governor Mike Parson that all public and charter schools in the state will remain closed throughout the remainder of the academic year, Fayette is … more

Fayette man injured in motorcycle crash dies

A Fayette man who sustained serious injuries as the result of a motorcycle crash on March 30 has died. Larry Koenig, 57, passed away in the hospital on Thursday. According to the Missouri State … more

A musical celebration during Holy Week

Have you heard the chimes this week? Ruth Spayde, organist at Linn Memorial United Methodist Church in Fayette has been playing the chimes, which sound through the church’s majestic bell tower, … more
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