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Fayette schools cancel winter concerts

The Clark Middle School and Fayette High School winter concerts will be virtual this year. The announcement was made Monday morning. Additionally, there will be no winter concerts for Daly … more

Endless Options, Attic reopen

Endless Options in Fayette, and it’s retail arm, The Attic, reopened Monday following a closure due to COVID-19. The organization is once again providing employment support and day … more

Sparkle in the Park continues to grow

Sparkle in the Park, presented by the Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool, has done it again. For the third year in a row, the fundraiser has grown as participants deck out the park with … more

Fayette Christmas Parade Best in Years

The Christmas Parade presented by Fayette Main Street in downtown Fayette on Saturday evening was the biggest and best in recent memory. More than 35 floats, cars, golf carts, and horses delighted a … more

Braxton Rethwisch passes away at age 78

Monday morning, the Central Methodist and Fayette communities were struck with the news of the death of Braxton P. Rethwisch ’64, the university’s longtime admissions counselor and former … more

Sheriff, jail staff contract COVID, inmates shipped to Cooper Co.

The Howard County Jail is empty. All 15 inmates have been transferred to the Cooper County Jail in Boonville amid an outbreak of COVID-19 at the jail and Sheriff’s Department. The department … more

Fayette Christmas parade is Saturday

Downtown will play host to the annual Christmas parade on Saturday evening. “A Hometown Christmas,” presented by Fayette Main Street, will kick off at 5 p.m.  The event will … more

Main Street re-lists old Howard County Jail

The old Howard County Jail has been listed for sale. The 1875 jail and sheriff’s quarters went up for sale in August, and within days was under contract with a buyer from Nashville, Ky. That … more

MDC: deer harvest down from last year, late youth season higher

Preliminary data released Wednesday, Nov. 25 from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reveals that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 176,604 deer during the November portion of firearms … more

Governor Parson Announces Launch of New COVID-19 Vaccine Website for Missourians

As research and development of multiple COVID-19 vaccines continue to show promising safety and effectiveness findings, Governor Mike Parson today announced the launch of a new vaccine website for … more

Kylie Tillman appointed as East Ward Alderwoman

The Fayette City Council once again has six members. Kylie Tillman was sworn in Tuesday as East Ward Alderwoman. She takes the place of Jeremy Dawson, who was forced to resign when he moved outside … more

Fayette school board adopts district-wide mask mandate

When Fayette students return to school on Dec. 1 they will all be wearing masks. The decision was made Wednesday, Nov. 18, by the district’s Board of Education during its regular monthly … more

Council appoints David Ford as new Police Chief

Fayette Police Lt. David Ford was named Fayette’s newest City Marshal. The appointment came during the regular meeting of the Fayette Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Mr. Ford will … more

COVID-19: A medical problem, not a political problem

The novel coronavirus has been a fixture in our lives for 11 months. COVID-19 is dominating every aspect of our lives. Wash your hands, wear a mask, socially distance. We’ve heard it all a … more

Ambulance District seeking 1,000 survey responses

The Howard County Ambulance District is seeking public input. Luke Knoble, an EMT Basic for the district, has crafted a nine-question survey to gauge county residents’ understanding of the … more

County real estate and property taxes due by Dec. 31

Howard County Collector Jinger Felten has mailed the 2020 Howard County real estate and personal property tax statements along with any delinquent tax due. Those who have bought, sold, or own real … more

Filing for municipal, school board elections opens Dec. 15

Filing for candidates seeking municipal and school board positions opens Dec. 15. The filing deadline is the end of business on January 19, 2021. Elections will be held April 6. Voters in Fayette … more

City to appoint new Chief of Police, East Ward Alderman

The City of Fayette must appoint a new City Marshall, more commonly known as Chief of Police. Jeff Oswald, the city’s current Police Chief, was elected Sheriff in the Nov. 3 general election. … more

Better Man Records opens studio with live concert

Fayette was treated to a free live concert on the courthouse lawn Friday night. Better Man Records hosted the event as part of its grand opening. The recording studio, located on the south side of … more

CMU prepares for end to in-person classes

With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, students at Central Methodist University are starting to pack up and head home for the semester. The holiday break officially begins … more
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