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Clerk predicts 60% voter turnout

Howard County Clerk Shelly Howell predicts a better than 60% turnout for Tuesday’s midterm election. The heated race for Howard County Prosecuting Attorney and Amendment 3, which would legalize … more

City council mulls electric rate hike

Fayette Alderpersons are expected to decide on electric rate hikes at their next meeting on Tuesday, November 8.  The city council on October 11 learned the results of an electric rate study, … more

Fayette PD to hold Holiday House fundraiser

The Fayette Police Department will hold a fundraiser on Sunday, November 6, to benefit the Christmas Holiday House in Fayette. On the menu will be pork steaks with sides of cole slaw, potato … more

BTC AYBC contributes upcoming FHS band trip

The Fayette branch of BTC Bank made a donation in the amount of $2,000 to the Fayette High School band and Music Boosters to help fund the band’s upcoming performance at the Missouri Music … more

Harvest supper raises $4,000 for band

A total of $4,000 was raised for the Fayette band program Sunday afternoon during the inaugural Fall Harvest Supper. Around 33 tables with up to eight people each stretched in two rows along a block … more

Area firemen busy as wind fuels flames

Howard County firemen were especially busy during the blustery weekend. On Friday, members of the Glasgow Fire Department spent around seven hours fighting a 500-acre natural-cover fire on the Saline … more

Fayette school board considering new bond issue

The Fayette Board of Education is expected to ask voters for a no-tax bond issue in April to make future capital improvements.  The board heard two funding scenarios from Matt Deleo of … more

Fayette Bicentennial

Many local residents will recall a grand celebration in 1973 as Fayette celebrated 150 years as a community. A huge celebration complete with parades, outdoor concerts, outdoor community-wide … more

Local coffee shop celebrates one year in business

Nichole and Ryan Atkins celebrated one year in business on Saturday, October 15, with a ribbon cutting at Fireside Bakes and Brews. Last year, the popular coffee shop expanded from a mobile coffee … more

Lots of fun planned for Halloween

Youngsters and adults alike will have plenty of opportunities to celebrate Halloween in Fayette this year. With perfect fall weather predicted, Trick-or-treaters will be out in force on Monday, … more

Blue Ash awarded Missouri State Champion Tree

A Blue Ash tree located on the grounds of Grace Fellowship Church in rural Howard County was named a State Champion Tree by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The award was presented … more

Candidates for Howard County Prosecuting Attorney

The 2022 midterm elections are less than a month away and voters in Howard County will decide who will be the county prosecuting attorney next year. Two-term Republican incumbent Deborah Riekhof will … more

BTC completes purchase of Merchants & Farmers Bank

BTC Bank officially closed on the purchase of Merchants & Farmers Bank on Monday. The acquisition was announced in August. Based in Bethany, Missouri, BTC bank now has 23 locations throughout … more

Residential electric rates could increase by 10%

Residents and businesses in Fayette could see an increase in the cost of electricity. The Fayette city council last week learned the results of an electric rate study at its regular meeting on … more

Full slate of events for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and a full slate of activities has been planned around Fayette. First up is the annual Halloween Parade presented by the Golden Study Club at 4 p.m. on Saturday, … more

Harvest Supper to feature music, fellowship

New entertainment has been announced for Sunday’s Fall Harvest Supper. The inaugural event will feature the music of the ShowMe Brass Band, an 11-piece ensemble based in Columbia. It will join … more

Falcon band sweeps So. Boone Marching Classic

The Fayette High School Falcon marching band swept all competition at the Southern Boone Marching Classic on Saturday in Ashland.  Fayette won first place in the street and field … more

BTC Bank donates $5k to Fayette band, boosters

Fayette’s newest financial institution, BTC Bank, which on Monday finalized its purchase of Merchants & Farmers Bank, made a $5,000 donation to the Fayette High School band and the music … more

Newell selected for DAR Good Citizens Award

Fayette High School senior Addison Newell is this year’s recipient of the Daughters of American Revolution Good Citizens Award . She is the daughter of Adrian Stumbaugh and Brian Newell. Her … more

Pledges, letters of support sought for pool renovation

The Fayette Board of Alderman gave unanimous approval to pledge $10,000 toward a project to renovate and upgrade the Fayette City Pool. The unanimous decision was voted for during the council’s … more
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