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National covid-19 surge felt in Howard County

The nationwide increase in covid-19 cases is somewhat mirrored in Howard County. The Howard County Public Health Department has confirmed 18 new cases on Friday and nine on Thursday.  The … more

Council votes 4-2 to re-route sewer project by cemetery

The Fayette city council approved a change in plans for the ongoing sewer project on the southern edge of the Fayette City Cemetery. The council voted 4-2 on January 11 to re-route the project after … more

South Church sidewalk project nearing completion

One of three major projects ongoing in Fayette is nearly complete. The construction of an ADA-compliant sidewalk along South Church Street began in September 2021, and is contracted to be finished no … more

Personal property tax forms mailed out

Howard County Assessor Woody McCutcheon has mailed out personal property forms to tax payers for the 2022 assessment year. By March 1, 2022, every owner or holder of personal property must report, … more

Council OKs demo permit for buildings on W. Morrison

A demolition permit allowing Central Methodist University to raze three derelict buildings on West Morrison Street was approved by the Fayette City Council at its most recent meeting on Tuesday, … more

Linn Memorial to present ‘The Chosen: Season 2’

Linn Memorial United Methodist Church will present the second season of “The Chosen” beginning on Saturday, February 12 from 10 until 11:30 a.m., and continuing for eight Saturdays. The … more

DES to hold preschool screenings in Feb., March

Anyone interested in scheduling a Preschool Screening appointment for the 2022-2023 school year should call Lisa Gebhardt at the Daly Elementary School office at (660) 248-3200. Screenings will be … more

University of Missouri Extension Specialty Crop Webinar Series

University of Missouri Extension is offering a webinar series to help specialty crop growers improve their business skills.  Beginning Feb. 8, weekly Zoom sessions will be held Tuesday … more

Application Available for Farmers’ Market Promotion Matching Grant

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced funding for the Farmers’ Market Promotion Matching Grant Program through Missouri Grown. The grant awards up to $1,000 for reimbursement of … more

High Fertilizer Costs to Continue According to Texas A&M Study

The cost of fertilizer exploded in 2021, and farmers across the country are going to be hit even harder in 2022, according to a new study by Texas A&M University’s Agricultural and … more

Local students named to NMSU honor rolls

Three area students have been recognized for academic achievements at Northwest Missouri State University. New Franklin native Madelyn G. Chaney was named to the university’s … more

Named to Drury Dean’s List

Rocheport native and Rock Bridge High School graduate Helen Trice was named to the Dean’s List at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri.  To be recognized, a student earned a grade … more

CMU faculty to perform recital on January 23

Central Methodist University music faculty members will soon be showcasing their talent for the public in a recital for the Swinney Conservatory of Music. Kristin Newbegin, assistant professor of … more

CMU Fall 2021 Dean’s List Announced

The office of Central Methodist University provost Rita Gulstad announced recently the students included on the Fall 2021 Dean's List. Almost 1,000 students across all campuses and online learning … more

Vandelicht to be honored with MSHAA Distinguished Service Award

Longtime Fayette and Central Methodist University band director Skip Vandelicht will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Missouri State High School Activities Association.  Prof. … more

Clerk Shelly Howell to seek second term

Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell has announced her intent to seek a second term. The filing period for the 2022 August primary and November general elections opens on February 22 and closes at 5 … more

Judge Gebhardt announces bid for 4th term

Howard County Associate Circuit Judge Mason Gebhardt announced that he will run for re-election as on the Republican ticket in the 2022 August primary and November general elections. Gebhardt has … more

Music boosters cancel trivia night

The Fayette Music Boosters have canceled their annual Trivia Night, originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 15. The cancelation is due to a scheduling conflict. District Band will … more

P&Z to hold hearing

Fayette’s Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a hearing for public comment on a request to rezone lots 310, 314, 322 S. Church Addition from B2 (business district) to RS-3 … more
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