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Bond granted for CMU football player who shot teammate

Kundarrius Kinte Taylor, the 23 -year-old man charged in the shooting death of fellow Central Methodist University football player and roommate Torrance Evans on August 25, was granted bond in the … more

Fayette sewer project nears completion

The city’s ongoing sewer replacement project is nearly complete. During its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 10, the Fayette city council approved a change order that affects one of the … more

FHS, CMU bands to hold MMEA preview concert

The Fayette High School and the Central Methodist University concert bands will present a joint concert of music that will be performed at the Missouri Music Educators Association annual conference … more

Council approves ordinance to raise utility water rates

Fayette’s Board of Aldermen last week gave unanimous approval to pass an ordinance that will increase the water charge to Fayette customers by $1 per 1,000 gallons used. As was previously … more

Fayette will again seek public safety tax for police, fire departments

Fayette’s city council gave unanimous approval to once again place a sales tax before voters that would benefit the city’s police and fire departments. The public safety tax would charge … more

Daly to hold preschool screenings

Parents of children planning to enroll in preschool at Daly Elementary in Fayette next year should make a screening appointment. Interested parents should contact Lisa Gebhardt (660) 248-3200. … more

NF BOA approves wine walk, buys water meters

The annual South Howard County Historical Society Wine Walk was approved by the New Franklin city council at its most recent meeting on Monday, January 9. The Wine Walk will take place in downtown … more

Howard County Public Library - January 2023

Happy New Year from the Howard County Public Library! We hope your year has gotten off to a great start!  Here at the library we are welcoming 2023 with plans for fun and exciting activities. Of … more

Benefit auction for Paul Beeler Jan. 21 at St. Joseph Hall

A special fundraiser is in the works for Fayette resident and businessman Paul Beeler, who is battling renal cancer. A dinner and auction will take place on Saturday, January 21, at St. Joseph … more

Fayette Together

A little more than two years ago, a group of interested and concerned individuals came together to explore ways of fostering inclusivity in the Fayette community. With the death of George Floyd … more

Prosecutor reduces first-degree murder charge to involuntary manslaughter in shooting death of CMU student

UPDATED 1/11/23 Howard County Prosecutor Deborah Riekhof on Thursday filed a second amended complaint against Kundarrius Kinte Taylor, the 23-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man accused of shooting … more

County officials take oaths of office

Outgoing Howard County Circuit Clerk and Ex-Officio Recorder of Deeds, Charlie Charlie Joe Flaspohler, welcomed a new county official into the courthouse on Friday, with the swearing-in of his … more

Council approves 3% pot tax for ballot

Retail sales of cannabis and related paraphernalia made inside the boundaries of the city of Fayette will be charged an additional 3% tax if voters approve of a new ordinance passed by a 5-0 vote by … more

All downtown intersections to become 4-way stops

All four intersections around the downtown Fayette square will soon be four-way stops. The change comes after a decision made by the Fayette Board of Aldermen during its regular meeting on Tuesday, … more

Few challenge school board incumbents

The filing period for the April 4 school board elections officially closed on December 27, with one contested race in Harrisburg for the Board of Education. Districts in Fayette, New Franklin, … more

Three file for four Fayette city council seats

Only three of four open seats to be included on the April 4 ballot have been filed for by candidates for the Fayette Board of Alderman. Incumbent Stephanie Ford, along with Bekki Galloway and Peggy … more

Assessor mails out personal property forms

The Howard County Assessor’s office began mailing forms this week to property owners for listing personal property, which is subject to assessment for 2023. Every owner or holder of … more

Route 240 spur leading to Rocheport closed for bridge replacement

The Highway 240 spur, which connects U.S. 40 to Rocheport in south Howard County, closed this week so that the Missouri Department of Transportation can replace a bridge over Moniteau Creek. … more

Fayette BOE to pursue $3.4M bond issue for capital improvements

The Fayette school district’s Board of Education last week gave unanimous approval to pursue a bond issue for capital improvements and passed the ballot language that will appear before voters … more

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
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