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City to pursue Public Safety Tax

The City of Fayette will place the issue of adding a public sales tax before voters during the upcoming midterm election in November. If approved, the city sales tax would increase from one cent, to … more

Four days of celebration planned for Fayette’s 22nd Juneteenth

St. Paul United Methodist Church and the Juneteenth Celebration Committee are making final plans to host the 22nd-annual Juneteenth celebration. This year’s celebration will extend to four days … more

City hires former county clerk to help with ARPA accounting

The City of Fayette has hired former Howard County Clerk Kathyrne Harper to help the city account for ARPA funding.  The city received around $495,000 from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue … more

Kids Market returns Saturday

The Kids Market returns this weekend to Fayette’s downtown square. Presented by Fayette Main Street, Inc., the popular event will be held on the first two Saturdays of June, July, and … more

Rotary ‘Happy Can’ monies go to pool passes, fireworks

Fayette Rotary President Glenn Ludtke (left) presented two “Happy Can” checks to Fayette City Clerk Tara Kunze (right) toward the annual Independence Day fireworks display, and for two … more

City closes CMU pistol rage at DC Rogers

The pistol range at DC Rogers Lake has been closed until further notice. The range was recently built by Central Methodist for the university’s Eagle Elite pistol competition team. The problem … more

Arrow Rock Lyceum opens season with family-friendly “Shrek The Musical”

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre opens its 61st season with “Shrek The Musical,” June 2-12.  In this musical production based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film, unlikely … more

Observatory schedules summer public nights

Central Missouri residents are invited to view the universe this summer at the historic Morrison Observatory operated by Central Methodist University in Fayette. A pair of public weekends are … more

Pool opening delayed until Tuesday

The Fayette City Pool will not open on Memorial Day weekend this year as planned due to a temporary shortage of lifeguards. The pool will instead open on Tuesday. Every lifeguard hired for this … more

FHS Graduates 46

Forty-six graduates walked across the stage at the annual Fayette High School commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon. Alumnus and former Fayette teacher and coach Kristen Hough delivered the … more

Besgrove to receive Quilt of Valor

Fayette resident Kirk L. Besgrove will be presented with a Quilt of Valor from the Peacemakers Quilters during the annual Memorial Day service on Sunday afternoon. Master Chief Besgrove joined the … more

School board prepares for state legislation raising teacher pay

Members of the Fayette Board of Education are weighing options of increasing teacher pay while awaiting for Missouri Governor Mike Parson to sign into law a new budget that will hike minimum teacher … more

BOE approves HVAC upgrade for high school gym

The Fayette school board has approved an expenditure of up to $240,000 to augment the current district-wide HVAC improvement project to enhance heating and air conditioning in the high school … more

New Franklin honors retirees

Named to MoVal Dean’s List

Kaden Polson, a freshman Physical Education major from Fayette, has been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Missouri Valley College in Marshall. To be named to the … more

Named to MidAm Honor Roll

A student from Rocheport was recently named to the Honor Roll at MidAmerica Nazarene University. Aaron Elsasser earned the distinction for academic excellence during the spring 2022 … more

EO gives to PAWS

The Endless Options Consumer Consultancy Committee chose PAWS (Pet Adoption and Welfare Service) as the recipient for its latest charitable project. Clients at Endless Options collected dog chew … more

Jerry Moon receives CMU degree at age of 91

Reverend Jerry Moon celebrated his college graduation Saturday, surrounded by his family, friends, and members of the community.  It was an accomplishment that was 69 years in the making, and … more

Chief asks council to raise officer pay as city begins budget process

The Fayette Board of Aldermen is beginning the budget process for the upcoming fiscal year. What could become a priority are police salaries. The city’s public works director also proposed … more

Hough will be guest speaker at FHS graduation

A familiar face will deliver the annual commencement address at the Fayette High School graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon. Alumnus and former teacher and coach Kristen Hough will speak to the … more
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