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Fayette superintendent Jill Wiseman announces retirement

Fayette Superintendent Jill Wiseman announced last week that she will retire at the end of the current academic year. She notified the district’s Board of Education during the closed session … more

Mayor Oeth will not seek re-election

Fayette Mayor Kevin Oeth has announced that he will not be on the ballot in the April 5 municipal election. Oeth was elected to office on June 2, 2020, which was delayed from April 7 due to the … more

FHS Pink Out to benefit senior Will Beaman Dec. 21

Fayette High School is bringing back the traditional Pink Out Cancer Awareness night in support of FHS senior Will Beaman, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. This year, Pink Out will be held … more

Sparkle in the Park continues to grow

The Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool invite everyone to the Sparkle in the Fayette City Park. The spectacle continues to grow and has added more displays this year. The following displays … more

Advertiser will again deliver letters to Santa at North Pole

Children are finishing up their Christmas lists and writing those letters to Santa, and once again the Fayette Advertiser will deliver Christmas wishes to the North Pole. Santa Claus is a longtime … more

Yard waste pick-up Dec. 29

Yard waste pick-up this month for Fayette residents will be on Wednesday, December 29 beginning at 8 a.m. Those interested in having yard waste collected should call the utility office at (660) … more

New Franklin seniors earned more than $3k at Santa Fe Trail Days

The senior class at New Franklin High School received a check in the amount of $3,743.50 on Wednesday from the Santa Fe Trail Days Betterment Committee.  The money was raised by members of … more

Howard Electric donates to Howard County Soccer

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette, with the assistance of Howard County Community Foundation in Fayette, made a donation in the amount of $1,000 to the Howard County Soccer Program. The … more

Arrested with cocaine

A Columbia woman was arrested in Howard County shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday for possession of cocaine and marijuana, as well as driving without insurance. According to a report by the Missouri … more

Over 70 participated in first ever Turkey Trot

Approximately 70 runners participated in the first Fayette Turkey Trot, which was a fundraiser for Main Street, Inc., including at least five pooches.  more

Hilgedick retires after 33 years with the City of Fayette

Marvin Hilgedick officially retired on Wednesday, November 24, after 33 years serving as a lineman for the City of Fayette. Co-workers, friends, and elected officials attended a reception that was … more

Jennings Premium Meats to close retail portion of popular butcher shop

Jennings Premium Meats in New Franklin will cease its retail operations at the end of January, 2022, to focus on wholesale processing. The announcement was made by owner Jason Jennings on the … more

Christmas parade, Kids Market, craft fair on Sat.

The annual Christmas parade in downtown Fayette begins at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. Presented by Fayette Main Street, this year’s event will be a lighted Christmas parade that will cruise … more

City’s East Ward seat is vacant again

The Fayette City Council is again short by one representative. East Ward Alderwoman Kylie Tillman reportedly is no longer on the council after moving to a new residence outside that ward. She was not … more

City Hall holiday hours

The City of Fayette will observe two extra days in December as holidays. City Hall will already be closed and city personnel will not work on December 24, nor on December 31 in observance of … more

Rotary honors FHS Students of the Month

The Fayette Rotary Club honored four Fayette High School students at their regular meeting on September 20. Senior Emma Chew, junior Toniya Boone, sophomore Malia McCutcheon, and freshman Wyatt Symes … more

“Boy” coming to Little Theatre stage

The next show coming to the Little Theatre stage for the 2021-22 season is Anna Ziegler’s “Boy,” directed for the Central Methodist University audience by Professor Lonna … more

Daly Elementary, FACT awarded more than $100k in VU grants

The Daly Elementary School PTSA and the Fayette Area Community Theatre are together benefitting from more than $100,000 in donations from the Veterans United Foundation. Daly is the recipient of a … more

Health dept. booster clinic Monday

The Howard County Health Department will host a vaccine clinic on Monday, November 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It will be held at the health department’s office in the Keller … more
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