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Survey: most parents approve of four-day school week

A recent survey of parents of students in the Fayette school district showed that most hold a positive view of the four-day school week. The positivity rate increases at higher grade levels. An … more

Vandelicht re-elected Fayette school board president

The Fayette R-III Board of Education welcomed a new member and reinstated its hierarchy at its most recent meeting on Monday, April 18. Kristen Gibbs was sworn in for her first term, alongside Skip … more

NF school board votes to purchase new buses

At the New Franklin Board of Education’s regular meeting on Tuesday, April 19, the board voted to purchase desperately-needed new buses for the district, and reorganized with the swearing-in of … more

Optimist BBQ Sunday

The Fayette Optimist Club will host its annual BBQ fundraiser Sunday in the parking lot of C&R Market.  This marks the 18th year for the fundraiser. Proceeds from this year’s BBQ … more

Recognized for 25 years of service to 911

The Howard County 911 Dispatch Center’s Board of Directors recently recognized two people for 25 years of service.  more

DAR to dedicate marker to Ezekiel Williams, commemorate first trip on Santa Fe Trail

A new DAR marker will be dedicated on Route Z at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. A  cake and punch reception will follow at Clark’s Chapel on Highway 87.  The marker honors … more

Arrow Rock to host Antiques and Decorative Arts symposium

The Friends of Arrow Rock will host the Antiques and Decorative Arts Symposium—The World of Folk Art, on Saturday, May 14 in Arrow Rock. Folk art is artistic works, such as paintings, … more

Fayette Optimists honor Students of the Month

The Fayette Optimist Club honored Clark Middle School students of the month for April at its regular meeting on Friday.  more

Glasgow FFA earns Gold Emblem Award

The Missouri FFA Association awarded the Glasgow FFA Chapter a Gold Emblem, a Top Chapter Award. Glasgow placed 29th out of 353 chapters. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter … more

Missouri Century Farm deadline extended to June 1

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1922, it’s not too late to have it recognized as a 2022 Missouri Century Farm. The deadline to apply to the program has been extended to June … more

Central Methodist DECA students place in Top 10 at ICDC

The Central Methodist University DECA team gave its most impressive performance yet at the recent Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Baltimore, Maryland. All five … more

Fayette Main St. awards Peacock facade improvement grant

Fayette Main Street, Inc., on Friday presented a check in the amount of $1,500 to Mickey Foland, owner of the Peacock Beauty Shop on North Main Street. The money was from the organizations Facade … more

New Franklin senior awarded Howard Electric scholarship

New Franklin High School senior Samuel Marshall is the recipient of the 2022 Howard Electric Cooperative’s $1,000 lineman scholarship. Samuel plans to attend State Tech in the Electrical … more

Katy Trail State Park offers tram tours for seniors

Missouri State Parks is offering senior citizens an experience at Katy Trail State Park from the comfort of a tram coach during Tuesdays on the Trail tours, a series of eight tours at various … more

Glasgow native receives education award

CMU Senior, Kelsey Noll, of Glasgow, is shown receiving a $250 award from members of the Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.  This is an international professional society of women … more

Two Howard County blood drives planned for May

This spring, it’s critically important the Red Cross maintains a readily available blood supply for those who rely on transfusions for treatment. Since donated blood has a limited shelf life, … more

Father pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in son’s death

The Fayette man accused in the February 2021 shooting death of his 15-year-old son pleaded guilty on Monday morning to first-degree involuntary manslaughter, a Class C felony. Eddie Martin Valencia, … more

Wood sentenced to 32 years in Labor Day 2020 stabbing death

The Franklin man who last month pleaded guilty to the murder of a 22-year-old Blackwater woman nearly two years ago was sentenced Monday afternoon to 32 years in the Missouri Department of … more

New Fayette Mayor, Alderpersons sworn in

Fayette citizens have a new mayor and two new alderwomen. At its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 12, Jeremy Dawson took the oath of office as Fayette’s newest mayor. He succeeds Kevin Oeth, … more

Splash Park expected to open by Memorial Day

The new splash park beside the Fayette City Pool should open by Memorial Day weekend. The city’s public works director, Danny Dougherty, reported to the city council on Tuesday, April 12, that … more
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