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Fayette BOE approves FY 2022-23 budget

The Board of Education for the Fayette school district approved a $6.7 million budget for fiscal year 2022-23 at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 22. This new budget factors in a $2.8 … more

Party in the Park promises family fun July 4

The annual Fayette Party in the Park has a full slate of activities for Independence Day. This year’s theme is “As American as Apple Pie.” Things kick off with a disc golf … more

City seeking donations for fireworks

The City of Fayette is seeking donations for the annual Independence Day fireworks display. The cost of this year’s show has increased from $3,500 to $4,200. The display is traditionally funded … more

Howard County Fair Royalty

Murphy Quint was crowned Fair Queen and KatiJo Schaefer was crowned Fair Teen Wednesday night of last week at the Howard County Fair.  Quint is a Fayette native and sophomore at Central … more

BOE hears pitch to bring wrestling to Fayette High School

Fayette High School could add boys and girls wrestling to the roster of sports it offers. The district’s Board of Education heard a proposal last week from James Briggs, a parent and youth … more

Big turnout for baby contest

Nora Friedrich and Ledger Ivy were voted the overall winners at the annual Howard County Fair baby contest. Nora is the daughter of Angela and Justin Friedrich. Ledger is the son of Austin Ivy and … more

Fayette Rotary Club has another successful year

While the Fayette Rotary Club is part of a worldwide service organization actively working for health, education, peace, and economic well-being worldwide, it is also dedicated to serving Fayette and … more

Three Queen, four teen contestants compete tonight for Fair Royalty

Three young ladies will compete tonight for in the Queen contest, and four will compete in the Teen contest in the Howard County Fair. Tehya Sellmeyer, Murphy Quint, and Sarah King will compete to be … more

Paige-Liberty Park re-dedicated during Juneteenth Celebration

Paige-Liberty Park was re-dedicated during a ceremony Saturday afternoon during Fayette’s 22nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration. Originally named Liberty Park, the City of Fayette in 1998 … more

New Franklin City Council to seek new engineering firm

The New Franklin City Council discussed the city’s plan to address water and sewer needs, and voted to restart the process of seeking bids from engineering firms. Members Lesley Lyons and … more

New Franklin School Board sets food service prices in last meeting for Cordel

The New Franklin Board of Education bid farewell to outgoing superintendent Brian Cordel at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday June 15. “I just wanted to thank you for the last four … more

Fuemmelers Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Jerome and Sally Fuemmeler of Armstrong will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this July.   Jerome Fuemmeler and Sally Nanneman were married at St. Mary’s of the Angels … more

Library Lines

June Greetings from the Howard County Public Library!  Summer does not officially arrive until Tuesday, the 21st, but it is in full swing at the library! We have now had two sessions of our … more

New book teaches children about the life-cycle of monarch butterflies

Ellen Dalzell loves Monarch butterflies. She loves them so much that she raised and released 57 of them last year during their generational southern migration. But it was her special care of three of … more

Glasgow student attends Missouri Electric Youth Tour to D.C.

 Evann Witte, from Glasgow, was one of 93 high school students who participated in Missouri’s 59th annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. from June 13 through June 19. … more

City council votes to ban Jake brakes in town

The Fayette city council gave unanimous approval to adopt a new city-wide ordinance that bans Jake brakes in town. The measure was adopted at the council’s regular meeting held on Tuesday, June … more

Rotary donates Happy Can money to scouts

Fayette Boy Scouts Christopher Schaefer, Mason Gouge, Ben Gouge, and Wesley Norris accepted a check in the amount of $100 from Fayette Rotary President Glenn Ludtke at the club's meeting on June 16 … more

Valencia handed suspended sentence, 10 days shock in son’s death

The Fayette man who in April pleaded guilty to first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the February 2021 shooting death of his 15-year-old son will spend 10 days in the county jail and five years on … more

Storm drops plum-sized hail on Fayette

Areas in and around Fayette were battered with large hail during the early morning hours on Wednesday, June 8. The skies opened up around 2 a.m. with hailstones as large as plums and accompanied by … more

Surprise gift funds mother and child reading room for Howard County Public Library

The Fayette Howard County Public Library in Fayette has an all new mother’s reading room, compliments of a surprise gift. In January the library received notice from an attorney in Kansas City … more
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