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Rotary donates Happy Can funds to Peacemakers

Fayette Rotary Club Treasurer Christina Heilman (right) presented the July Happy Can check in the amount of $100 to Linda Lembke (left) a member of the Peacemakers Quilting Group, at the club’s … more

South Howard County Historical Society to host Santa Fe Trail presentation August 28 in New Franklin

The South Howard County Historical Society in New Franklin will host an event called “A Modern-Day Encounter with the Santa Fe Trail,” on Saturday, August 28. The event will take place at … more

City revises trash contract to include yard waste collection

The people have spoken. Fayette residents have been complaining about the lack of yard waste pickup since the city switched trash companies beginning on June 1. Now it appears that yard waste service … more

Fayette welcomes new band director

The award-winning Fayette bands will have a new director this year. Elizabeth Betts has already begun working with students and started marching band camp last week. Mrs. Betts comes to Fayette … more

City has no plan to hire new administrator

The City of Fayette has no current plans to hire a new city administrator. Former administrator Tyler Griffith resigned in June, less than one year into his two-year contract with the city. The … more

More than 140 quilts featured in Peacemakers annual show

The impressive Missouri State Bicentennial Quilt and the Missouri 4-H Quilt were just two of the highlights of the Fayette Peacemakers Quilt Show on July 31 in the sanctuary of Linn Memorial United … more

Schools, fire district, 911, ambulance district to host public tax hearings

Several public entities are preparing to hold public hearings with regard to tax rates. The Board of Directors for the Howard County 911 service will hold a public hearing on August 11 to discuss … more

Golden Study Club awards 2021 FHS Scholarship

The GFWC Golden Study Club has awarded a scholarship in the amount of $600 to Zane Rice, a 2021 Fayette High School graduate. The club awards a yearly scholarship to a local high school … more

KPIP 94.7 FM and F.A.C.T. bring radio drama to local airwaves

Fayette radio station KPIP-LP FM 94.7, a low power educational community station, will present its first-ever radio theatre production this weekend in collaboration with the Fayette Area Community … more

3 kids injured in UTV rollover

Three Higbee girls were injured in a UTV crash in rural Howard County on Sunday evening.  According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the 10-year-old driver of a 2015 … more

Diners flock to The Nest in final weekend

The Nest, a popular bar and restaurant in Fayette, is changing hands. The new owner plans to re-open in mid-August, with a grand opening under a new name in September.  The last day in … more

$5.5 million sewer project has officially begun

The long-awaited sewer project in Fayette is now underway. The Fayette City Council granted unanimous approval to an agreement between the city and Missouri Public Utilities Commission and authorized … more

Fayette couple working to improve baby-care products

A new Fayette company is setting out to introduce better and more environmentally-friendly products to the baby care industry. Tiny Tot Innovations, founded by Cortney and John Pettit of Fayette, … more

Governor Parson launches ‘MO VIP’ campaign

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) –On Wednesday, June 21, during a press conference at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program, MO … more

Fayette Rotary donates to 3 local organizations

The Fayette Rotary made donations of in the amounts of $100 each to three local organizations. Checks were given to to the Fayette Music Boosters, the Fayette Athletic Boosters, and the Scouts of … more

Bicentennial Quilt will be on display at Peacemakers Quilt Show on Saturday

The Peacemakers Quilters Group encourage everyone to attend the annual Quilt Show on Saturday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of Linn Memorial United Methodist Church on the campus … more

Backpack giveaway at Paige-Liberty Park

The 12th annual Memorial Day Weekend celebration was postponed this year due to COVID-19. It will be held instead on July 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Paige-Liberty Park. Proceeds go to the Terry L. Bush … more

Former church gives back to community

It’s the end of an era for the New Franklin Disciples of Christ Christian Church, but not the end of its place in the community and local history. The church held a decommissioning service on … more

Muntzel upcoming book signings

David Muntzel, known in this area for having served as 48th District Missouri House State Representative over the past eight years, has released his book, “Light Side.” Muntzel’s … more

School supply tax holiday August 6-8

The State of Missouri will hold its annual sales tax holiday for school supplies August 6-8 this year.  Purchases that qualify for the tax holiday include clothing, school supplies, computers … more
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