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DISTRICT CHAMPIONS

The New Franklin Bulldogs swept the Class 1 District 6 tournament, culminating with a 4-3 win over Pilot Grove in the championship game on Friday. The win marked the head coach Ross Dowell’s … more

City expected to limit parking on N. Linn St.

The Fayette Board of Alderman approved the restriction of parking on Linn Street in Fayette. Parking will no longer be allowed on either side of the narrow street. Linn Street resident George … more

CMU Homecoming, Halloween plans mark busy end to October

October will expire with a busy weekend, complete with CMU Homecoming, a fall festival in the park, and a haunted hayride, concluding with Halloween. The weekend kicks off with high school … more

Council mulls dropping pool entrance fees

The Fayette City Council will entertain the idea of eliminating admission fees for the city pool. The council discussed the matter during its regular meeting on Tuesday, October … more

New Franklin City Council swears in new alderperson, votes on use of ARPA funds

The New Franklin City Council swore in Leslie Lyon to represent the city’s second ward at its regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 11. All members of the council except Marybeth Sokolski … more

City ISO rating downgraded from 5 to 6

The City of Fayette will receive an ISO rating of 6. Assistant City Clerk Rebecca Yung reported to the city council at its regular meeting on October 12, that information from the fire department was … more

Library Lines

Now that fall is here and colder weather is approaching, many of us like to stay in where it is warm and curl up with a good book. If you like to read and you like to talk about books and share your … more

Taylor honored by Howard County 4-H

Howard County 4-H held its annual recognition night on October 9 at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Members from Steinmetz, Sharon Boosters, Fayette Fellowship and Cherry Grove enjoyed an evening of … more

OATS announcement

OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service, however face masks are required on the bus due to COVID-19. OATS Transit follows Federal Transit Administration requirements, which means face … more

Highway Patrol saturation on November 1

Captain Kevin C. Kelley, director of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division, announces a Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program high-crash corridor saturation is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. … more

Lyceum mystery in Oct.

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre premieres its third show of the season with the classic, “Murder on the Orient Express,” October 15 - 24. Based on the timeless book by Agatha Christie, it … more

Construction underway on I-70 Rocheport Bridge

Last week, Governor Mike Parson and Missouri Department of Transportation officials were joined by federal, state, and local leaders to commence construction of the new Interstate 70 Missouri River … more

Multi-award-winning author to speak at CMU tonight

At 7 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) in the Central Methodist University Little Theatre, award-winning author Marty Essen will present his high-energy multi-media show, Around the World in 90 Minutes, at … more

History program to be featured on Fayette’s KPIP FM Radio

At 10 a.m., Saturday, October 23, KPIP, Fayette’s local FM radio station at 94.7, will air a special episode in the Howard County Remembers radio series. The 12 programs in this series focus on … more

Teen entrepreneurs start yard sign business

Two Fayette siblings have entered the world of entrepreneurship with a yard sign business that provides 24-hour placement of celebration yard art in Fayette and the surrounding … more

Bartholomew, Asbury crowned Homecoming King and Queen

Tyler Bartholomew and Bella Asbury were crowned King and Queen of the 2021 Fayette High School Homecoming on Friday night. The coronation took place at halftime of Fayette’s 42-26 victory over … more

FHS Marching Band wins street, field competitions at CMU Band Day

The Fayette High School Marching Band continues to add to its already overflowing trophy case. The band won two first-place trophies, two second-place trophies, and took home an award for outstanding … more

CMU Band Day 2021

Area high schools came away with nearly a dozen trophies from the 56th annual Central Methodist University Band Day on Saturday.  The Clark Middle School band marched for its first time ever … more

Fayette Area Common Fund seeking pledges

The Fayette Area Common Fund, a nonprofit fund dedicated to providing financial resources to local organizations that benefit the community, is seeking donations. Pledge cards are inserted inside … more

Lanham recognized for 25 years of service with Fayette PD

As of Thursday, October 7, Fayette Police Officer Greg Lanham had been in uniform for a quarter-century. Now the Assistant Chief of Police, Captain Lanham began his law enforcement career on October … more
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