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NF city council approves property tax rate, elects Baslee mayor pro tem

The New Franklin City Council approved Ward 3 Alderman Todd Baslee as the new mayor pro tem during a meeting on Wednesday, August 11. The meeting was rescheduled from two days prior when a quorum … more

Fair on the Square to bring students, community together

Central Methodist University and Fayette Main Street, Inc., are partnering to present Fair on the Square from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, August 30. Nikole Walker, Coordinator of Student Life at CMU, … more

Harrisburg Augustfest celebrates 150 years

Harrisburg will hold its 150th annual Lion’s Club-sponsored town celebration, formerly Septemberfest, now Augustfest, this Friday through Sunday morning, with a selection of events and … more

CMU will require masks indoors for the fall semester

Central Methodist University staff and students will be required to wear masks while indoors on any campus property for the fall 2021 semester. This applies to everyone on campus, regardless of … more

Group purchases troubled downtown buildings

A group of investors has purchased nearly a block of troubled downtown buildings. SPAC No. 1, LLC is the new owner of four buildings on the west side of the downtown courthouse square that have been … more

Petrichor Store announces closure due to sale of building

The Petrichor Store in downtown Fayette will close down as a result of the sale of the building in which it is housed. Owner Robert Anderson made the announcement on Thursday on the business’s … more

Cancer claims life of Fayette Alderman Marc Wells

Fayette Alderman Marcus Wells passed away on Friday, August 6, from cancer. He was 59. Wells was in his second term on the city council, representing the Northwest ward. He was elected to the … more

Lyceum Theatre 60th season opens with The Little Mermaid

The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre officially opens the curtain on its 60th season tonight with Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The theatre’s entire season was postponed in 2020 due to the … more

Rotary donates Happy Can funds to Peacemakers

Fayette Rotary Club Treasurer Christina Heilman (right) presented the July Happy Can check in the amount of $100 to Linda Lembke (left) a member of the Peacemakers Quilting Group, at the club’s … more

South Howard County Historical Society to host Santa Fe Trail presentation August 28 in New Franklin

The South Howard County Historical Society in New Franklin will host an event called “A Modern-Day Encounter with the Santa Fe Trail,” on Saturday, August 28. The event will take place at … more

City revises trash contract to include yard waste collection

The people have spoken. Fayette residents have been complaining about the lack of yard waste pickup since the city switched trash companies beginning on June 1. Now it appears that yard waste service … more

Fayette welcomes new band director

The award-winning Fayette bands will have a new director this year. Elizabeth Betts has already begun working with students and started marching band camp last week. Mrs. Betts comes to Fayette … more

City has no plan to hire new administrator

The City of Fayette has no current plans to hire a new city administrator. Former administrator Tyler Griffith resigned in June, less than one year into his two-year contract with the city. The … more

More than 140 quilts featured in Peacemakers annual show

The impressive Missouri State Bicentennial Quilt and the Missouri 4-H Quilt were just two of the highlights of the Fayette Peacemakers Quilt Show on July 31 in the sanctuary of Linn Memorial United … more

Schools, fire district, 911, ambulance district to host public tax hearings

Several public entities are preparing to hold public hearings with regard to tax rates. The Board of Directors for the Howard County 911 service will hold a public hearing on August 11 to discuss … more

Golden Study Club awards 2021 FHS Scholarship

The GFWC Golden Study Club has awarded a scholarship in the amount of $600 to Zane Rice, a 2021 Fayette High School graduate. The club awards a yearly scholarship to a local high school … more

KPIP 94.7 FM and F.A.C.T. bring radio drama to local airwaves

Fayette radio station KPIP-LP FM 94.7, a low power educational community station, will present its first-ever radio theatre production this weekend in collaboration with the Fayette Area Community … more

3 kids injured in UTV rollover

Three Higbee girls were injured in a UTV crash in rural Howard County on Sunday evening.  According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the 10-year-old driver of a 2015 … more

Diners flock to The Nest in final weekend

The Nest, a popular bar and restaurant in Fayette, is changing hands. The new owner plans to re-open in mid-August, with a grand opening under a new name in September.  The last day in … more

$5.5 million sewer project has officially begun

The long-awaited sewer project in Fayette is now underway. The Fayette City Council granted unanimous approval to an agreement between the city and Missouri Public Utilities Commission and authorized … more
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