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The Elisha Witt Tavern

According to the 1883 History of Howard and Cooper Counties, “This house was erected in the fall of 1824 by Elisha Witt with assistance from General Ignatius P. Owen on the ground where Howard … more

MoDOT announces project to realign Route 3

Three years after closing U.S. Route 3 between Roanoke and Highway 24 in Randolph County, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is preparing for a road realignment project. A section of … more

Bicentennial Committee announces list of items 1973 time capsule

A list of contributors to the time capsule buried below the courthouse lawn 50 years ago has been revealed by the Fayette Bicentennial Committee. The capsule was buried in 1973 as Fayette celebrated … more

Entries sought for 13th annual Fayette Festival of the Arts

The annual Fayette Festival of the Arts is right around the corner and organizers are seeking works from artists. The show will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, at the … more

CMU adds Master of Health Professions Ed. program

The office of Central Methodist University Provost Rita Gulstad has announced the addition of a new Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) program, to begin in Fall 2023. Central already … more

CMU names assistant dean for international student services

Central Methodist University’s new director of global engagement and assistant dean for international student services has a wealth of experience in the field, as both a student and a … more

Stidham named new Fayette Rotary Club president

The Rotary Club of Fayette’s first meeting of the new Rotary year on July 5 was anything but ordinary. Highlights included the installation of new president Greg Stidham, the presentation of 16 … more

Fayette Rotary Club purchases PET cart for use in Kenya

The Rotary Club of Fayette has purchased a Personal Energy Transportation Cart as part of the Craft Beer and Carts fundraiser for Mobility Worldwide, sponsored by the Rotoract and Rotary Clubs in … more

Friends of Fayette Pool seeking donations, volunteers

The Friends of Historic Fayette Memorial Pool are seeking paid memberships to help fund restoration and updates. The WPA-era above-ground swimming pool opened on July 4, 1936, and was dedicated … more

FACT’s Little Mermaid Jr. sells out Little Theatre

The Little Mermaid Jr. was presented to capacity audiences during its three-performance run last weekend. Presented by the Fayette Area Community Theater (FACT), the show ran Friday and Saturday … more

Hay fire briefly shuts down Hwy. 240 Sunday

More than a dozen round hay bales caught fire on top of a trailer about four miles south of Fayette on Highway 240 Sunday evening. According to firemen from Howard County Fire Protection District … more

Council takes no action for now on Church St. parking

No action was taken last week by the Fayette city council with regard to a proposed ordinance to ban college parking along North Church Street in front of the Central Methodist University campus. … more

CID Board to fund parking studies

Since the Historic Downtown Fayette Commercial Community Improvement District (CID) started collecting a 1-percent sales tax beginning January 1, 2021, it has built a coffer with about $275,000. Now … more

Commercial Trust celebrates 120 years in business

Cutting the ribbon during the 120 th anniversary of Commercial Trust Company in Fayette are members of the bank, the bank’s board, and the Fayette Chamber of Commerce. The bank celebrated 120 … more

No street improvements in city’s new budget

Last week, the Fayette Board of Aldermen passed the city’s budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year, which began July 1. The new budget includes increased funding for city employees but once again … more

Fayette R-III announces administration changes

Fayette Superintendent Brent Doolin has announced administration changes at Daly Elementary School starting in the fall. Longtime principal Cheri Huster will transition to the district’s … more

Faith Family honors veterans, police as Hometown Heroes

Faith Family Church in Fayette hosted its first-ever Hometown Heroes celebration on July 1 at the church, celebrating local veterans and law enforcement personnel. Hometown Heroes was attended … more

Korean War veteran throws first pitch at Legion game

The Rev. Jerry Moon, a veteran of the Korean War, threw out the first pitch at the American Legion baseball game Monday night between Fayette and Atlanta. The game was played at Central Methodist … more

Kaylea Felten crowned Howard Co. Fair Queen

Kaylea Jean Felten was crowned the 2023 Howard County Fair Queen, and Melissa Innes was named the Teen Queen Wednesday night at the fairgrounds. Felten, 17, is about to enter here senior year at … more

Celebrating 120 years

Commercial Trust Company in Fayette will celebrate its 120th anniversary with food, fun, and games for all ages from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday afternoon on the square. The bank is one of … more
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