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Santa Fe Trail Days to celebrate 200 years

New Franklin will hold its annual Santa Fe Trail Days celebration on September 17 and 18. This is a special year, as it is the bicentennial of the Santa Fe Trail, as well as of Missouri. This … more

CMU’s Morrison Observatory to open on Thursdays

Central Missouri residents are invited to view the universe at any of several guided sessions on Thursday evenings at the historic Morrison Observatory operated by Central Methodist University in … more

Yard waste pickup will begin Sept. 24

Yard waste collection in Fayette will resume on Friday, September, 24, and continue on the last Friday of every month. An employee of the City of Fayette will make pickups. This new arrangement … more

Sidewalk construction project underway on S. Church Street

The second of two major projects by the City of Fayette is now underway. A new sidewalk is under construction from downtown heading south along Church Street to where C&R Market and Dollar … more

New pastor at Moniteau Chapel

Moniteau Chapel on State Route W, has a new pastor, Scott Davis. He joined the community there about four months ago.  Davis, who lives in Moberly, has a bachelor’s degree from Central … more

Free concert by Heartland Heritage Community Band Saturday, Sept. 18 on courthouse lawn

The Heartland Heritage Community Band of St. Louis, joined by area musicians, is bringing live music to Fayette audiences next Saturday.  A concert will be presented at 6 p.m. on September 18 … more

Officers apprehend wanted Glasgow man

A Glasgow man was apprehended on August 31 after eluding law enforcement since March 17. Joseph Christopher Woodruff, Jr., 22, was arrested by Howard County Sheriff’s deputies and is being held … more

Charged with burglary, property damage

A Glasgow man is in the Howard County Jail facing felony charges of first-degree property damage and second-degree burglary. Corey Minnis, 33, was arrested on August 23 by members of the Howard … more

Infrastructure projects cause traffic headaches

Ongoing work around Fayette on various infrastructure upgrades is causing major traffic headaches. Spire, the natural gas company that supplies Fayette, has been replacing pipelines throughout town … more

City council votes for in-house yard waste pickup

Members of the Fayette city council changed their minds again with regard to yard waste pickup. Now rather than include collection by the city’s trash company, for an extra monthly fee, a city … more

Tree trimming to start soon

Trimming will begin soon on trees that have grown around power lines. The Fayette city council approved a bid by Braik’s Tree Care during their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 24. The … more

Fayette local wins in first MO VIP drawing

Fayette resident Scott Queen, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Central Methodist University, has won in the first round of $10,000 drawings for the governor’s “MO … more

Alderman explains city’s position on administrator

The Fayette Board of Aldermen has reaffirmed its decision not to hire a new city administrator. In a Letter to the Editor on page 2 of this newspaper, Southwest Ward Alderman Grafton Cook outlines … more

Deadline to apply to Common Fund is Sept. 10

The Fayette Area Common Fund, a nonprofit fund dedicated to providing financial resources to local organizations that benefit the community, is accepting applications until September 10 for this … more

Glasgow Police Report

On August 17 Glasgow Police Department was dispatched to 308 Market Street in reference to a burglary no longer in progress. The property was again burglarized on August 20 in the early morning … more

MDC deploys drones to treat lily pads at D.C. Rogers

The Missouri Department of Conservation paid for drones to treat lily pads at D.C. Rogers and Peters Lakes, both of which are owned by the City of Fayette.  The excessive vegetation growth … more

State DHS warns of self-medication of Ivermectin to prevent COVID-19

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Acting Director Robert Knodell issued a health alert on August 24, warning again self-proscribing and prophylactic use of Ivermectin. The … more

Local project restores rural Howard County cemetery

By Grace Stumbaugh Dr. Robert Woods, aged 81, of Columbia, Mo., has always been interested in his family’s genealogy. He has books and binders full of family historical records and knows … more

Lyceum to present Singin’ in the Rain

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre will present the beloved classic, Singin’ in The Rain, from September 2 through September 12. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully … more

Ashby Hodge Gallery: ‘Art in Autumn’ opens Aug. 29

The fall semester’s exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art is bringing some local flavor to the campus of Central Methodist University. The “Art in Autumn” show, opening … more
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