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Howard County Dems plan primary, GOP to caucus in leu of state Presidential Preference Primary

In the absence of a Missouri Presidential Preference Primary this election year, local political groups will hold alternative means for county voters to cast primary ballots ahead of the Nov. 5 … more

Campbell, Fuemmeler crowned Glasgow Homecoming Royalty

Glasgow seniors Kaylyn Campbell and Jordan Fuemmeler were crowned 2024 Glasgow High School Homecoming Queen and King at halftime of the boys' basketball Friday night. Other candidates included … more

Minimal damage reported after two-week arctic blast

Last week’s sub-zero temperatures caused minimal damage around the county. Both the Glasgow school district and Central Methodist University reported some damage due to frozen water pipes, but … more

L.T.S. Club Blood Drive Thursday at First Baptist Church

The L.T.S. Club in Fayette will host a blood drive from 2 until 6 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday), Jan. 25, at the First Baptist Church in Fayette. Donation appointments may be scheduled in advance at … more

CMU scholarship competitions Feb. 22

Registration is open for two of Central Methodist University’s most exciting scholarship competitions, Central’s Got Talent and Center Stage. Both take place on Feb. 22.   Both … more

Fayette Firemen’s Sweetheart Dance Feb. 3

The Fayette Volunteer Fire Department will host its 41st annual Sweetheart Dance on Saturday, Feb. 3.   The popular dance has been held yearly for more than four decades as a fundraiser for … more

New Franklin PTO raises nearly $9,700 for playground

PHOTO SUBMITTED The New Franklin PTO hosted their second annual trivia night Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Isle of Capri Casino ballroom in Boonville. More than 230 people were on hand to help raise … more

Credibility of AMI days discussed as BOE approves calendar

It took two votes, but the Fayette School District’s Board of Education finally approved the calendar for the 2024-25 school year. The approval came in a 4-2 vote at the board’s … more

Gallery curator, Glasgow artist among those whose works appear in latest Ashby-Hodge exhibits

The Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art on the campus of Central Methodist University will open its spring semester show with a reception on Sunday, January 28, with three unique and … more

Route 5 Bridge in Glasgow scheduled for replacement

A public open house to discuss a planned bridge replacement on Missouri Route 5 over Bear Creek in Glasgow has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. It was originally slated for Jan. 9, but was postponed due … more

Hakim will deliver annual Sunoo Lecture Feb. 1

The latest iteration of the Dr. Harold W. Sunoo World Peace Lecture Series will occur on Thursday, Feb. 1 at Central Methodist University, with Samara Hakim, JD, slated to give this year’s … more

2024 FHS Courtwarming Candidates

County, MoDOT hash out communication issues

A somewhat heated dispute between Howard County commissioners and the local Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) shed seems to be resolved, at least for now. The two sides hashed out their … more

Assessor mails out personal property forms

The Howard County Assessor’s office began mailing out forms last week to property owners for listing personal property, which is subject to assessment for 2024. Every owner or holder of … more

Contested races open for area city council, school board seats

Contested races have opened up for voters in the April 2024 municipal and school board elections. The filing period closed at the end of the day on Tues. Dec. 26. Two candidates have filed for … more

New parking plan includes parallel spaces on N. Main

A revised downtown parking and traffic study was presented to the Fayette Board of Aldermen last week. The study still aims to make traffic one-way around the square but will maintain two-way … more

Council raises water rates

The cost of water for Fayette customers went up again and will increase by at least 5% every year hereafter. Fayette’s Board of Aldermen voted for a $1 increase per 1,000 gallons of water … more

Ministerial Alliance plans for MLK Day celebrations

“Living the Dream: It Starts With Me   Spreading Hope, Courage and Unity” On Sunday, Jan. 14, Fayette will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of the late … more

Local Scout Leland Schnieders spearheads Eagle Project, builds community hammock village

In a remarkable display of leadership and community spirit, local Scouts BSA Troop 62 member Leland Schnieders recently completed an ambitious Eagle Scout project that has added a new dimension to … more

Howard County Regional Museum in the works

A new organization formed in Fayette is in the early stages of developing a Howard Country Regional Historical Museum. Its focus will be to preserve and to interpret the area of Howard County, past … more
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