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Alderman to run for Mayor

Northwest Ward Alderman Jeremy Dawson has thrown his hat in for Mayor of Fayette. The election will take place on April 5. Dawson ran unopposed for the Northwest Ward seat in the April 2021 … more

New trash service in New Franklin starts Jan. 1

Citizens in New Franklin will soon have new trash service. The city announced on Thursday, December 26, that T-Mac, Inc. will begin garbage collection in January. The new rate for trash collection … more

BOE approves part-time counselor

The Fayette school board last week gave unanimous approval to hire a part-time home school counselor. The new position will cost the district between $15,000 and $20,000 per year. Superintendent … more

NF BOE relaxes covid-19 policies

The New Franklin Board of Education voted unanimously to revise its covid policy at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 15. The new policy is virtually the same as what had already … more

Katy Trail State Park invites the public to assist with invasive bush honeysuckle removal

Park staff members and volunteers at Katy Trail State Park invite the public to battle the invasive bush honeysuckle along the Katy Trail from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2. Participants should meet at the … more

FHS Students present Music of the Season

The Fayette Rotary Club honored Fayette High School’s Students of the Month for November at the club’s regular meeting held December 15 in the Assembly Hall at Central Methodist … more

NF student lands on Mo Valley dean’s list

Dr. Diane Bartholomew, vice president of academic affairs for Missouri Valley College, has announced the Fall 2021 Dean's List. The requirements for the Dean's List are a 3.3 or higher grade point … more

First Day Hike at Missouri state parks on January 1

On Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, annual First Day Hikes will take place at 34 state parks and historic sites across Missouri. Participants can choose from free, guided hikes that range in difficulty from … more

Rates to change for Spire natural gas customers

Tariffs reflecting the Missouri Public Service Commission’s November 12, 2021 decision in a Spire Missouri, Inc. d/b/a Spire natural gas rate case will take effect on December 23, … more

Fayette now a Purple Heart City

Fayette is now a Purple Heart City. The designation honors the heroism and sacrifices paid by veterans of the United States military. Vietnam veteran and Fayette resident A. George Befort III … more

Arguments over attorney fees latest in lawsuit against coroner

Arguments over attorney fees between attorneys for the Howard County Coroner and Glasgow Public Schools took place in Howard County court Monday morning. The matter is the last between the two sides … more

Candidates begin filing for April elections

So far only incumbents have filed for seats opening up on area school boards and city councils. As of Monday afternoon one person has filed for two open seats on the Fayette school … more

NF council renews sheriff contract

The New Franklin City Council voted to approve its contract with the Howard County Sheriff for 2022 at its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 13.  Four members of the council were … more

P.E.O. Chapter NN donates to Holday House

At P.E.O. Chapter NN’s Christmas luncheon, the chapter presented a donation of $190 to Pat Hilgedick for the Christmas Holiday House. This is an annual event for the chapter and donations are … more

Chi Delta fraternity donates to Holiday House

Members of Central Methodist University’s oldest fraternity, Chi Delta, recently conducted their annual Swing Fest to raise money to support the Fayette Holiday House. The members spent 24 … more

Notre Dame student earns Eagle Select Scholarship

Every year, the Eagle Select Scholarship program  makes a student’s dream of attending Central Methodist University come true with a four-year, full-tuition scholarship. This fall’s … more

Library Lines

Happy Holidays from the Howard County Public Library! It is hard to believe that 2021 is almost over and that we are at the end of another year, but here we are!  In 2021, we were happy to … more

Fayette Main Street Hometown Christmas Lighted Cruise Parade

Paradegoers enjoyed about three dozen entries including the CMU Eagle mascot, lighted cars, carolers, and even an appearance by the mean old Grinch. Following the parade, Santa heard Christmas wishes … more

Fayette superintendent Jill Wiseman announces retirement

Fayette Superintendent Jill Wiseman announced last week that she will retire at the end of the current academic year. She notified the district’s Board of Education during the closed session … more

Mayor Oeth will not seek re-election

Fayette Mayor Kevin Oeth has announced that he will not be on the ballot in the April 5 municipal election. Oeth was elected to office on June 2, 2020, which was delayed from April 7 due to the … more
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