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Fayette City Council discusses concerns over coronavirus

The Fayette City Council is doing its part to prevent the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. During its regular meeting Tuesday night bottles of hand sanitizer were laid out on the meeting … more

April 7 municipal elections postponed to June 2

Missouri’s April 7 municipal elections have been postponed until June 2. Executive order 20-03 was announced Wednesday morning from Missouri Governor Mike Parson and Secretary of State Jay … more

Fayette schools shut down until April 1

Fayette R-III public schools are closed throughout the month of March due to concerns over COVID-19. It hopes to resume classes Wednesday, April 1. The initial announcement on Monday from the … more

Circuit 14 courts will continue most cases through April 15

Presiding Circuit 14 Judge Scott Hayes announced Monday that all pending jury trials and most court cases and dockets scheduled from March 18 through April 15 will be continued in an effort to comply … more

County Clerk reminds voters of absentee deadlines

Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell reminds voters that they can cast absentee ballots for the upcoming April 7 election. The deadline to request a ballot by mail is Wednesday, March 25. Absentee … more

CMU moves all classes online after Spring Break

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, senior leadership at CMU has taken the step to transition entirely to online coursework for all locations beginning Monday, March 30. This allows students … more

Howard County Dems choose Biden, GOP sticks with Trump

Joe Biden was the overwhelming favorite chosen by Howard County Democrats during Tuesday’s statewide Presidential Preference Primary, according to unofficial results released by the Howard … more

Fayette R-III will provide meals during school closure

The Fayette R-III school district announced Tuesday morning that students will continue to receive meals even though school is closed through March due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. … more

Harrisburg boy asks for pet gifts for birthday, donates to PAWS

A Harrisburg boy opted to collect gifts for animals instead of receiving gifts for himself. Sammy Tillinger recently celebrated his sixth birthday. In lieu of … more

City council hires temporary city administrator

Interim City Administrator Jeff Hancock (left) and Fayette Mayor Greg Stidgham wrestled through stacks and stacks of paperwork Wednesday at City … … more

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
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