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Dozens turn out for annual Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Easter Egg Hunt presented by the Lions Club of Fayette again drew scores of youngsters to the Fayette City Park on Saturday. Hundreds of colorful plastic Easter Eggs filled with candy and … more

Local churches announce Easter services

Several local churches have alerted the Advertiser to special Easter services this weekend.  Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is the Christian religious festival and … more

Harrisburg senior earns statewide academic distinction

Harrisburg High school senior Harley Whitaker has been selected for the 2023 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating … more

Fayette Rotary Club earns Rotary Citation

Greg Stidham, President-Elect of the Rotary Club of Fayette, presented Past-President Glenn Ludtke with the Rotary Citation certificate at the club’s regular meeting on March 29. The Rotary … more

Advantage Bookkeeping wins bid for license office

Rhodes Advantage Bookkeeping and Tax Service has retained the award to continue to operate the Fayette License Office.   Rhodes has operated the office since 2014 inside their storefront at … more

New Hope Cemetery Fundraiser

The Board of Directors of   New Hope Cemetery will host a fundraiser to replenish its operating funds. New Hope Cemetery, located on State Route O in northeastern Howard County, is one of the … more

Re-roofing project begins for courthouse

The Howard County Courthouse is getting a new roof. Work began last week by Elite Roofing. The project is expected to take five to six weeks to complete, depending on weather, at the cost of … more

Taxes, vacancies highlight April 4 ballot

More tax proposals will appear on upcoming ballots than contested races for the April 4 municipal and school board elections. Six tax proposals will be put before voters, three of which involve … more

Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt April 1

The Fayette Lions Club Easter egg hunt will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday, April 1, at the Fayette City Park. Children from newborns through fifth grade are invited to participate. The Lions … more

Fleer lecture on Harry Potter and religion April 4 at CMU

The 2023 iteration of the Gil and Ruth Fleer Lecture at Central Methodist University is slated for Tuesday, April 4 on the Fayette campus, with Dr. Signe Cohen as the featured speaker for the … more

Six FHS soloists, five ensembles headed to state music

The Fayette Music Department was well represented at the District Solo and Ensemble Contest on March 18. Out of 29 entries involving 31 high school band and choir members, the following solos … more

Fayette school board approves four new teachers, curriculum director

The Fayette Board of Education granted approval for the district to pursue four new teachers and a curriculum director at the cost of around $300,000 a year. Discussion was held during the … more

Givens tower to remain in service

The City of Fayette will keep the water tower on Givens Road in operation for now, Public Works Director Danny Dougherty told the Board of Aldermen last week.   The tower had been out of … more

City council votes to overlay parking areas on Church St.

The Fayette Board of Alderman at its most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 13, approved a project to overlay parking areas downtown along Church Street next year.   Southwest Ward Alderman … more

MAEDC to host public forums here in April

The Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) is seeking input from the public in Howard and Randolph counties as part of its strategic planning process. The purpose of this forum is to … more

Alderwoman encourages Smart911 signups

Not many people have signed up for the city’s free alert system. Southwest Ward Alderwoman Bekki Galloway reported at the city council’s most recent meeting on Tuesday, March 14, that … more

Fayette Bicentennial Celebration kicks off April 2

Planning for the Fayette Bicentennial celebration is well underway. Fayette will celebrate its 200th birthday with various activities throughout the year, beginning next month. The celebration … more

Geist-Yancey Lecture on Fine Arts opens with Bingham presentation

The inaugural Geist-Yancey Lecture on Fine Arts is coming soon to the campus of Central Methodist University, with guest Patricia Moss slated to speak on George Caleb Bingham’s contributions to … more

Fayette License Office contract up for bid

The Missouri Department of Revenue is now accepting management contract bids for the Fayette License Office, located at 106 E. Davis Street on the north side of the Fayette square. Bids to operate … more

Bee's Knees cuts ribbon at new taproom

THE OWNERS OF BEE’S KNEES TAPROOM AT THE NEST officially cut the ribbon on Wednesday, March 8. The event was hosted by the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Fayette Main Street, Inc. The business … more
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