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Central wins enrollment trifecta

The fall semester is under way, and Central Methodist University is standing out among the leaders in the state’s colleges and universities in enrollment, athletics, and community … more

Blessed Nest hosts Grand Opening

Fayette’s newest business held a grand opening on Saturday. The Blessed Nest Boutique features upscale resale consignments along with and new items at its location at 100 East Morrison Street … more

Schwartze to be honored for heroic acts in Howard County house fire

Missouri Capitol Police chief Zim Schwartze will be presented with the Missouri Public Safety medal for heroic life-saving or extraordinary acts beyond the call of duty for her role in trying to save … more

City council approves after-hours answering service

The Fayette city council gave unanimous approval to hire an answering service to handle after-hours calls for emergencies such as power outages and water leaks. The decision came during the … more

CMU to host ribbon cutting of renovated baseball facility Sept. 10

Central Methodist University will host a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 10 for the newly-renovated Estes Field. A multi-million project to renovate baseball field and Cox Softball Complex on … more

Head-on crash injures four, including two infants

A head-on crash sent a 29-year-old Fayette woman to the hospital in serious condition along with her two infants and a teenager from Harrisburg on Tuesday evening, August 23.  According to a … more

MAEDC announces departure of President Michael Bugalski

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) announces the departure of its president, Michael Bugalski, effective September 2, 2022. Bugalski will remain in the community as he pursues a … more

Fall show at Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art opens September 4

The fall 2022 exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American Art, on the campus of Central Methodist University, will open on September 4 and will feature a prominent classical abstractionist who … more

Howard Electric Cooperative donates to local food banks

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette recently made donations to foob banks in Fayette, Glasgow and New Franklin. The funding is part of the cooperative’s 2022 Sharing Success Program. Howard Electric employees Emily Bange and Jenny Vroman, along with board member George Frink, presented a $1,500 check to the Fayette Food Bank coordinator Emily Doolin to help fund the Food Bank and the Buddy Pack Program. Employee Tracy Neville presented a $1,000 check to Tammy Meyer with the Glasgow Food Bank Program. Bange also presented a $1,000 check to MaryBeth Sokolski with the New Franklin Food Bank Program. more

First-degree murder charge filed in shooting death of CMU football player

A charge of first-degree murder has been filed against a 23-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, man held in the shooting death of Central Methodist University football player Torrance … more

Enrollment up slightly as Fayette begins school year

Students in area schools, including those in Howard County, returned to classes on Tuesday. The Fayette R-III school district begins the fall semester with a primarily new administration, around a … more

New Franklin BOE approves budget, COVID-19 plan

The New Franklin Board of Education approved the latest tax rate, the district’s revised budget, and the district’s new COVID-19 response plan heading into the new school year at its … more

Fayette BOE discusses wrestling program

Fayette’s Board of Education tasked the district’s newest superintendent, Brent Doolin, with bringing further information to a future meeting regarding the proposal to add a wrestling … more

New election laws take effect August 28

Howard County Clerk Shelley Howell has issued alerts to all voters regarding new rules that go into effect on August 28. Missouri Governor Mike Parson in June signed House Bill 1878, referred to by … more

Celebrating 60 Years

 The family of Irvin and Janet Noland invite you to join them as they celebrate 60 years of marriage on Saturday, September 3, 2022, from 1 until 4 p.m. at Sweet Springs Baptist Church, 1027 … more

Barnette receives Golden Study Club Scholarship

Photo Submitted The Golden Study Club in Fayette awarded a scholarship in the amount of $600 to recent Fayette High School graduate Makayla Barnette. Makayla will attend Central Methodist … more

Flaspohler named Rotary Business Leader of the Year

The Fayette Rotary Club was proud to honor Frank Robert Flaspohler as Fayette Rotary Club’s Business Leader of the Year for 2022 at the organization’s regular meeting on Wednesday, August … more

Saturday was final Kids Market of summer

Justin Addison/Fayette Advertiser THE FINAL KIDS MARKET OF THE SEASON took place Saturday morning on the west side of the downtown Fayette square. For the second year in a row, the event gave … more

Inaugural fall harvest supper to raise funds for band

A fall harvest supper to raise money for community groups and organizations will take place around the downtown square in Fayette in October if all goes as planned. Paula Volkmann, the event’s … more

City addresses complaints about trash service

Members of the Fayette city council last week discussed issues with the weekly trash pickup. Complaints have arisen around the placement of trash cans after they have been emptied on Monday mornings. … more
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