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Sheriff Oswald to seek second term

Howard County Sheriff Jeff Oswald announced that he will seek a second term. A Republican, he was elected in November 2020, defeating two-term Democratic incumbent Mike Neal. Before he was … more

Two running for seat on city’s Southwest Ward

Two candidates have filed for election to the City of Fayette’s Southwest Ward city council seat.   Southwest Ward incumbent Bekki Galloway declined to seek a second term. As has … more

CMU Theatre Dept. surprises Rohlfing with scholarship honor

The Central Methodist University theatre department, part of the Division of Fine and Performing Arts, has announced the naming of its grand prize full-tuition scholarship, the Terri Rohlfing Theatre … more

City to require lead inspection forms from all property owners

Property owners in Fayette will need to fill out mandatory forms declaring whether or not water lines have lead in them. The city must have all properties surveyed to submit to the Missouri … more

Gov. Parson visits Harrisburg schools

The Harrisburg school district was bestowed the honor of a visit from Missouri Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday, February 7. The 57th governor toured elementary and middle school classrooms before … more

Swanson, Sullivan crowned for FHS Courtwarming

CROWNED KING AND QUEEN of the 2024 Fayette High School Courtwarming Friday night were senior basketball players Tristan Swanson and Kay Sullivan. The coronation took place during halftime of the … more

County commissioners announce re-election bids

Howard County commissioners Jeff Stockhorst and Mat Freese announced they will file for new terms. Both were elected to the commission in 2020. Stockhorst represents the eastern district, and … more

Paffrath named President/CEO of MAEDC

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) announced Friday the appointment of Kaylee Paffrath as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 8. … more

MoDOT begins work on Highway 3

Crews from Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. of Columbia, began work on Missouri Route 3 Monday. The road has been closed since March 15, 2021, when engineers determined it could slide away due to the … more

Glasgow native, MSHP trooper Hoffman named Division Director, Public Information and Education Division

Captain Dusty L. Hoffman, director of Governor’s Security Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, is being named division director and transferring to Public Information and Education … more

FHS Pink Out Raises $9k

Fayette resident Steven John was honored as this year’s Pink Out recipient. A 1995 Fayette High School graduate, he is undergoing treatment for cancer. Approximately $9,000 was raised during … more

Harrisburg crowns 2024 Courtwarming royalty

Photo courtesy of Nicole Fritts CROWNED KING AND QUEEN AT THE 2024 HARRISBURG COURTWARMING on Friday were seniors Hunter Cole and Vivian Eaton. The Courtwarming Princess is Charlotte Canote, and … more

Three crowned at Higbee Courtwarming

Justin Addison/Fayette Advertiser For the first time in school history, Higbee has a two Kings and a Queen for Courtwarming. Queen Alie Mitchell (center) and Kings Derek Rockett (left) and Jaxon … more

Vroman receives MVMA Academy Distinguished Service Award

Beloved Howard County veterinarian Dr. Kenneth Vroman, DVM, was honored with the MVMA Academy Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented to Dr. Vroman by Dr. Mac Wilt at the Missouri … more

Judge Hayes to seek fourth term as Circuit Judge

Presiding Circuit 14 Judge Scott Hayes announced that he will seek re-election as Circuit Judge. The 14th Judicial Circuit includes Howard and Randolph counties. Hayes was elected Circuit Judge … more

Threat involving school deemed not credible

What is now considered an unsubstantiated threat involving the Fayette school district was investigated by the Fayette Police Department and the Howard County Sheriff’s Department Wednesday … more

Felten, Wiseman crowned King and Queen of 2024 New Franklin Homecoming

CROWNED KING AND QUEEN for the 2024 New Franklin Homecoming were Sawyer Felten and Natalie Wiseman. The coronation took place at the conclusion of the boys’ basketball game Friday night. … more

Parallel parking widely opposed downtown

The main topic of discussion at last week’s Fayette city council meeting once again was downtown parking. Residents and members of the business community are up in arms regarding the idea of … more

Runaway barge captured near Glasgow

A runaway barge had to be rescued on the Missouri River at Glasgow on Friday after breaking away from an ice jam in Kansas City. According to Missouri River Relief, the upheaval caused four … more

FHS Pink Out Feb. 9

Fayette High School will once again hold a Pink Out game to raise money for someone local battling cancer. This year’s recipient is Steven John, a Fayette native and 1995 FHS graduate. A … more
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