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Dimond announces resignation as Main Street Executive Director

Mike Dimond announced he will resign as Executive Director of Fayette Main Street, Inc., effective Saturday, December 31, after nearly three years on the job. Mr. Dimond was hired by Fayette … more

Over 100 hot meals served during annual Community Christmas Dinner

More than 100 people received hot meals at the 2022 Fayette Community Christmas Dinner on Sunday afternoon. The annual dinner was served in the basement of the First Christian Church in Fayette on … more

Paisley closes store in business restructuring

Paisley BowTique, a flower and gift shop located on South Church Street, a block from the downtown Fayette square, closed its doors this week. Owner Amanda Brand made the announcement on the … more

Hackman named 2022 Perry Fellow

Professor Sally Hackman believes that one of the most important aspects of teaching is to show the students how passionate you are about what you do. And for Hackman, the 2022 winner of the Carolyn … more

Commercial Trust Co. donates $32k for new football scoreboard

Commercial Trust Co. in Fayette made a donation in the amount of $32,000 to the Fayette school district for the purchase of a new football scoreboard. The bank presented the check during halftime of … more

FHS Pink Out raises $2k for Beeler family

Proceeds from the Pink Out event at Fayette High School totaled $2,350. The funds will be donated to Paul Beeler, a Fayette resident and businessman who is battling cancer. The school held the … more

Higher electric rates for Fayette residents, businesses begin in January

The Fayette city council on Tuesday voted 4-0 to approve an ordinance raising electric rates by 10% for residential customers and 2% for commercial customers. The new rates will go into effect on … more

City likely to again seek public safety sales tax

The City of Fayette will likely try again to pass a public safety tax that will be used to augment the budgets of the Fayette police and fire departments. If approved by the city council, the measure … more

Church to serve annual Christmas meal

The First Christian Church in Fayette will hold its annual Christmas meal again this year. The Fayette Area Community Christmas Dinner will be served on Christmas Day from 4 until 6 p.m. in the … more

Thank you Howard County

Letter to the Editor: Howard County residents have once again demonstrated their generosity by their contributions to the Christmas Holiday House project.   On Dec. 10, gifts were … more

Area churches to hold Christmas services

With the holiday season in full swing, many local parishioners are wondering where they can attend Christmas worship services this season. The following is a list of churches that have announced … more

Library Lines - December 2022

Warm Winter Greetings from the Howard County Public Library!  We hope that you have a happy holiday season!  As we are nearing the end of the year, we reflect back on the changes and … more

Bikes for Books at New Franklin Elementary

By Elizabeth Davis Ken Carey and Marty Stover, from the Cooper County Masonic Lodge #36, visited New Franklin Elementary School, on Friday to present this semester’s Bikes for Books to … more

Hallowell appointed NF Ward 2 Alderman

The New Franklin city council held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening, December 15. Following the resignation of Councilman Leslie Lyon in Ward 2, Seth Hallowell was appointed to … more

American Legion prepares gifts for troops

Members of the White-Bell American Legion Post 273 in Fayette and friends gathered Sunday afternoon to put together Christmas packages to be sent to military troops who left Sunday for the port … more

Peacemakers donate quilt show proceeds to food bank

Members of the Peacemakers Quilters group in Fayette donated $2,000 to the Fayette Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry. The money was raised from the annual quilt shows held at Linn Memorial UMC each … more

Wells, Quint crowned Courtwarming Royalty

Fayette senior basketball players Ben Wells and Hannah Quint were crowned King and Queen of the 2022 Fayette High School Courtwarming on Friday night. The ceremony took place at halftime of the … more

Fayette teen dies in Salisbury house fire

A Fayette teenager and his grandmother are dead following a house fire early Sunday morning in Salisbury. Maxwell Springer, 17, was discovered deceased by firefighters at 207 West Third Street around … more

County honors Circuit Clerk Flaspohler with surprise retirement reception

A surprise reception was held for outgoing Howard County Circuit Clerk Charles Flaspohler. Judges, attorneys, friends, family, and courthouse colleagues all gathered in the courtroom at the Howard … more

Linn UMC Christmas for Kids Sat.

Linn Memorial United Methodist Church on the campus of Central Methodist University in Fayette will host a special children’s event on Sunday, December 18. Christmas for Kids will run from 2 … more
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