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Elementary school hires additional 4th grade teacher

Daly Elementary School in Fayette will add a third teacher and classroom to meet the needs of a large fourth-grade class. During its regular meeting on Wednesday, September 15, the Board of Education … more

Big BAM preps for upcoming Katy Trail trek

The next edition of Missouri Life Magazine’s Big BAM (Bicycle Across Missouri) is just three weeks away, with more than 100 cyclists already registered and plenty of room for more to join the … more

Howard Co. family honored at State Fair

Danny and Paige Kircher and family of New Franklin were among the families honored during the 62nd-annual Missouri Farm Family Day August 16 at the Missouri State Fair. The Kircher family was … more

MU Extension course for women farmers

The University of Missouri Extension is offering a virtual course for women interested in learning how to strengthen their farming operation and network with other women in the … more

Public meeting on nuclear plant exercise

A public meeting will be held Thursday, September 23,  to discuss the evaluation results of a graded exercise at the Callaway Energy Center located near Reform, Missouri. Members of the … more

Weekend bridge work to impact I-70 traffic near Columbia

Ongoing rehabilitation of the Perche Creek bridges along Interstate 70 in Boone County will impact eastbound traffic this weekend.  Contractors working for the Missouri Department of … more

Fireside Bakes and Brews finds permanent home in Fayette

A young Fayette business is expanding in a big way. Fireside Bakes and Brews, a mobile coffee trailer, is opening a brick-and-mortar location on Church Street in Fayette. Owners Nichole and Ryan … more

Splash park will break ground this month

A major donation for the planned splash park in Fayette was delivered on Monday. A check for $150,000 was handed over from the estate of the late Lucile Thurman.  The splash park, which has … more

New Franklin City Council appoints new alderperson, discusses trash contract

The New Franklin City Council gave unanimous approval to the appointment of Leslie Lyon to represent the city’s second ward, with minimal discussion, at its regular monthly meeting on Monday … more

Health Dept. urges residents to follow CDC quarantine rules

The Howard County Public Health Department reminds residents that it is important to stay at home while waiting for test results for possible infection with the SARS COVID-19 virus. It is also … more

Pedestrian hit by car in serious condition

A Fayette man is in serious condition after he was struck by a car Friday morning.  According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, David N. Moore, 67, was walking against traffic … more

Kids’ Market returns Saturday on the square

The Kids’ Market will return to downtown for a special event this Saturday. It will coincide with Central Methodist University’s Family Day. Young businesspersons from around Howard … more

Brush cutting to impact travel on Route 40

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing one lane of U.S. Route 40 in Howard County for roadside maintenance.  MoDOT crews will be cutting brush along the roadway between … more

An old song gets new life in compilation album

An old song by Earl Turner, Jr. is getting new life from a record company in Germany. Turner, a Fayette native and longtime Las Vegas entertainer, said that about a year and a half ago he was … more

Harrisburg crowns Homecoming royalty

Jace Carr and Natalie Canote were crowned King and Queen of the Harrisburg Homecoming celebration during halftime of the football game Friday night. This year’s Homecoming theme was Pixar. … more

Citizen input sought for downtown revitalization plan

The Historic Downtown Fayette Commercial Community Improvement District (Fayette CID), the Mid-Missouri Regional Planning Commission, and and PGAV Planners are seeking citizen input regarding the … more

Named to Dean’s List

JoLynn Scott of Glasgow has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's summer 2021 Dean’s List. Eligibility for the Dean’s List requires that a student accumulate an academic grade … more

McCutcheon sworn in for fourth term

Howard County Assessor Woody McCutcheon was officially sworn into office for his fourth term on Wednesday morning, September 1. McCutcheon was first elected in 2009 and has run unopposed ever … more

Howard among 21 counties approved for FEMA assistance after flooding

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Thursday, September 2, approved Missouri’s request for a major disaster declaration. A total of 21 counties, including those of Howard, Cooper, … more

Optimists name Dougherty Volunteer of the Year

The Fayette Optimist Club on Friday honored Liz Dougherty as the Volunteer of the Year for her work spearheading the Kids Market this summer.  The award was presented at the club’s … more
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