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Annual Halloween parade returns

A longstanding Halloween tradition will return to Fayette this year. The GFWC Golden Study Club will once again host its annual Halloween parade and costume contest at the courthouse. The event, … more

Fayette BOE loosens Covid-19 policies

The Fayette school district will ease qualifications for transitioning to more strict levels of its COVID-19 protocols. The decision was approved by the district’s Board of Education during its … more

New Franklin school board approves Covid-19 policy changes

Superintendent Brian Cordell reported zero positive current COVID-19 cases and zero quarantines at the regular meeting of the New Franklin Board of Education on Wednesday, October 20, … more

Alumni to be recognized Homecoming weekend

One of the most anticipated events of this month’s Homecoming weekend is the Alumni Awards Brunch, where two years’ worth of Central Methodist University’s Distinguished Alumni will … more

Mackenzie Wells Fitness grand opening set for this Saturday

Mackenzie Wells Fitness is joining the wave of brick-and-mortar businesses reopening their doors as COVID-19 infections decrease and vaccination rates increase.  She will host a grand opening … more

Third graders celebrate Missouri Day at Daly Elementary

The GFWC Golden Study Club recently celebrated Missouri Day with the third grade students at Daly Elementary.  The celebration of Missouri Day has been a club project for many years, and is a … more

Cox Collection returns to Ashby-Hodge

Nearly nine years to the day after being part of the grand opening of Classic Hall’s Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art, paintings from the collection of Glenn ’51, and the late Veronica … more

Rotary honors FHS Students of the Month

The Fayette Rotary Club honored four Fayette High School students – senior Jace Smentkowski, junior Leah Lembke, sophomore Kamryn Bentley, and freshman Rylee Finley - as September 2021 Students … more

Bergsten to give economics lecture at CMU

Kicking off a weekend of Homecoming festivities will be an important lecture by one of Central Methodist University’s most prominent alumni. Dr. C Fred Bergsten, ’61, is returning to … more

FHS students meet with Rep. Hartzler

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) recently hosted her seventh annual Youth Leadership Summit at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. More than 150 students from 33 participating high schools … more

Falcon band earns 8 top awards at Macon

The Fayette High School marching band swept eight of nine categories at the Macon Marching Festival on Saturday. Fayette took first place in the street and field events and won the indoor drumline, … more

Band chili fundraiser Nov. 2

A community showcase will act as a fundraiser to benefit the award-winning Fayette High School band  from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2. A soup and chili supper will be served at a … more

Alexander honored for 65 years of service

The Howard County Daughters of the American Revolution  recognized Barbara Alexander for 65 years of service & dedication to the organization at its October 22 meeting.  Barbara … more


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
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