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Alderman explains city’s position on administrator

The Fayette Board of Aldermen has reaffirmed its decision not to hire a new city administrator. In a Letter to the Editor on page 2 of this newspaper, Southwest Ward Alderman Grafton Cook outlines … more

Deadline to apply to Common Fund is Sept. 10

The Fayette Area Common Fund, a nonprofit fund dedicated to providing financial resources to local organizations that benefit the community, is accepting applications until September 10 for this … more

Glasgow Police Report

On August 17 Glasgow Police Department was dispatched to 308 Market Street in reference to a burglary no longer in progress. The property was again burglarized on August 20 in the early morning … more

MDC deploys drones to treat lily pads at D.C. Rogers

The Missouri Department of Conservation paid for drones to treat lily pads at D.C. Rogers and Peters Lakes, both of which are owned by the City of Fayette.  The excessive vegetation growth … more

State DHS warns of self-medication of Ivermectin to prevent COVID-19

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Acting Director Robert Knodell issued a health alert on August 24, warning again self-proscribing and prophylactic use of Ivermectin. The … more

Local project restores rural Howard County cemetery

By Grace Stumbaugh Dr. Robert Woods, aged 81, of Columbia, Mo., has always been interested in his family’s genealogy. He has books and binders full of family historical records and knows … more

Lyceum to present Singin’ in the Rain

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre will present the beloved classic, Singin’ in The Rain, from September 2 through September 12. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully … more

Ashby Hodge Gallery: ‘Art in Autumn’ opens Aug. 29

The fall semester’s exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art is bringing some local flavor to the campus of Central Methodist University. The “Art in Autumn” show, opening … more

CMU fall enrollment up 4.5%

Classes started Monday at Central Methodist University with an increase in new student enrollment. CMU reports 473 new students on Monday, six more than last year. “This is the fourth … more

Fayette school district sees major increase in fund balance thanks to ESSER Funds

Members of the Fayette School board gave unanimous approval to Superintendent Jill Wiseman’s recommendation of continuing with a property tax rate of $4.9962 per $100 of assessed valuation. The … more

Franklin man faces two counts of child molestation

A Franklin man is in the Howard County Jail charged with one count each of second-degree molestation of a child under 12 years of age, a Class B felony, and third-degree molestation of a child under … more

NF school board adopts 10-day paid leave for teachers who contract COVID-19, reaffirm bus mask policy

Members of the New Franklin Board of Education approved a special 10-day paid leave allowance for teachers if they test positive for the COVID-19 virus this fall semester. The measure was passed … more

Missouri Secretary of State visits Howard County Public Library

Missouri Secretary of State John R. “Jay” Ashcroft came to Fayette August 17 for a visit with Howard County Public Library Director Chris Kloeppel, as part of a two-day tour of libraries … more

Arrow Rock Historic Site commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail Sept. 1

Arrow Rock State Historic Site invites the public to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1. The Santa Fe Trail went through Arrow Rock, and … more

Central named Apple Distinguished School

There is a summertime celebration taking place at Central Methodist University today. Officials have learned that CMU has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for its unique … more

Fayette teen injured in I-70 crash

A Fayette teenager was injured in a crash on Interstate 70 in Boone County on Friday, August 20. According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the 16-year-old juvenile, whose name … more

The game has changed. The prize for winning? Life.

By Sonya Addison, MD COVID-19 used to be a disease of the elderly and high-risk groups. The delta variant is much more contagious, and just as dangerous. Our local hospitals are again nearly full. … more

Water, rust damage contents of Harrisburg time capsule

Excitement turned into disappointment Sunday evening in Harrisburg when members of the Lions Club unearthed a 50-year-old time capsule. The plan was to remove the capsule, but wait until the … more

Schools announce policies for in-person classes

The start of the 2021-22 school year is quickly approaching and local school districts are announcing their policies regarding COVID-19 online. The Harrisburg, New Franklin, Fayette, Higbee, and … more

Howard County COVID-19 cases on the rise

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is on the rise worldwide, and Missouri has seen rates of infection and hospitalization rise significantly in recent weeks, according to data published on the … more
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