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CID to develop comprehensive plan for downtown revitalization

A comprehensive plan for downtown Fayette is in the works. The Historic Downtown Fayette Commercial Community Improvement District (Fayette CID) will be working closely with PGAV Planners of St. … more

Roanoke’s 59th annual band concert

A long-standing Howard County tradition will continue on Saturday, July 24. The 59th Annual Roanoke Band Concert begin at 7 p.m. from the historic Roanoke Band Stand. While listening to a variety of … more

New pastor at St. Paul United Methodist Church

United Methodist Church has a new pastor, Rev. Susan McCollegan, as of July 1. Rev. Karen Jones, who served UMC from 2016 to 2021, retired June 30. McCollegan has spent 38 years as an educator in … more

Two facing weapons, assault charges after 2020 family quarrel

Two people are in jail facing charges of domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon following a family quarrel that occurred more than a year ago. Timothy Lancaster, 49, Heather Dawn Clark, 24, … more

City to address electrical outages

Fayette utility customers have endured several electrical outages over the last several weeks. All but one of the roughly half-dozen outages during the month of June have been attributed to the … more

Guys & Dolls JR debuts Friday on square

Fayette Main Street will present Guys and Dolls JR. this weekend on the east side of the Howard County Courthouse. The show runs for two nights: Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., with a possible makeup … more

Fayette Main St. awards first downtown facade grant

Fayette Main Street, Inc., last week awarded the owners of a downtown building the first grant of its facade improvement program. Mary and Jerry Reichel received a check for $2,000 on Thursday to … more

City passes fiscal year 2021-22 budget

The Fayette Board of Aldermen passed the city’s fiscal year 2021-22 budget during a special meeting held on Tuesday, June 29. By law, Missouri cities must pass new budgets before July 1. The … more

Fayette’s Taekwondo school closes

Fayette is losing its Taekwondo school. ATA Karate Elite hosted its final classes on Tuesday, June 30. Owner and instructor Jason Jones made the announcement to his students earlier this … more

Howard County Fair Royalty

The return of the Howard County Fair meant the crowning of a new Queen, Teen, and Prince and Princess. The contests took place on the evening of Wednesday, June 23. Crowned the 2021 Howard County … more

State of Emergency declared after storms ravage county

Thunderstorms dumped more than nine-and-a-half inches of rain on Fayette on Thursday and Friday, according to local weather stations. The storms caused widespread flash flooding when creeks and … more

Pridgeon will be presented with Quilt of Valor on July 4

The Peacemakers Quilters will continue with the tradition of honoring a local veteran with a Quilt of Valor, to be presented during the July 4 Party in the Park. This year’s recipient is U.S. … more

Fayette BOE approves budget

The Fayette R-III Board of Education held its regular business meeting at the Fayette High School media room on June 23, 2021.  Coach Tom Oakley shared some of the accomplishments of high … more

Fayette PD will sponsor new officer training

The Fayette Board of Aldermen gave unanimous approval for the police department to pay for academy training for new officers with a contracted term of service. Police Chief David Ford presented … more

City seeking donations for July 4 fireworks display

The City of Fayette is once again seeking donations to help pay for the annual Independence Day fireworks display. J&M Displays, from Dittmer, Missouri, will produce the show at a cost of … more

July 4 Party in the Park schedule announced

This year’s Independence Day Party in the Park will be held Sunday afternoon in the Fayette City Park.  The event this year is spearheaded by Stephanie Ford and Joshua Kirby. Cathy … more

July 4 cornhole tourney to benefit Santa Fe Trail Days

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail, and the annual Santa Fe Trail Days in New Franklin is preparing for a major celebration in September. The organization behind the event … more

Fayette City Administrator resigns

Fayette City Administrator Tyler Griffith resigned from his post on Thursday afternoon, June 17. The resignation occurred just three days after he had announced that he would take a three-week leave … more

Four vie for Howard County Queen, five for Teen contests

Four young women will compete for the title of Miss Howard County Queen, and another five will compete to become Missouri Howard County Teen. The competitions will begin at 7 p.m. on June 23 at the … more

Animal charity to host fishing tournament

A new animal welfare charity in Fayette will hold its first fundraiser this weekend. Solo’s Dream Catcher is hosting the Catching Dreams Catfish Tournament on Saturday night, with a fish fry on … more
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