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New Franklin juvenile involved in fatal crash

A 17-year-old juvenile from New Franklin was the driver of a truck involved in a crash that killed a Hallsville teenager Wednesday evening, March 2. Molly P. Jones, 18, died when the 2005 Ford … more

Tricky Fish open house well attended

Tricky Fish Community Hall opened to the public with a lively open house on Friday evening, February 25. Located on South Main Street a block from the downtown Fayette square, the newly renovated … more

House bill would establish gifted programs in Missouri schools that lack them

BY PAYTON PALAZZOLO Missouri News Network JEFFERSON CITY — According to Rep. Brenda Shields, R-St. Joseph, fewer than 40% of schools in Missouri offer a gifted program, “leaving … more

Howard Electric Cooperative donates to local food banks

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette donated a total of $6,000 to local food banks. Individually, $1,500 was donated to each of the Fayette, Glasgow, New Franklin, and Huntsville. The … more

Bridge construction to require road closures west of Columbia

Motorists traveling on Interstate 70 will experience lane closures and delays at various times over the next several weeks as progress continues at the new Missouri River Bridge near Rocheport and on … more

City could withhold payment unless concrete at new splash park is re-poured

A problem has arisen that could delay the inaugural opening of a splash park that was recently constructed near the pool at the Fayette City Park.  The concrete used to pour the pad contains … more

County settles coroner lawsuit with Glasgow school district

The nearly five-year legal saga between the Glasgow school district and the office of the Howard County Coroner has reportedly been settled. A payment in the amount of $77,294.49 was sent from the … more

Downtown building owner rebuffs city’s claims

A downtown property owner sent a willful rebuke to the City of Fayette regarding the city’s consideration of reclaiming possession of his buildings. Brooks Ross asserted in a letter dated … more

Lehmann loses appeal in suit against four-day school week

The Missouri District Court of Appeals upheld a ruling from the Circuit 14 court that dismissed a lawsuit brought by Paul T. Lehmann against the Fayette school board over the matter of a four-day … more

Howard Electric helps fund scoreboard upgrades

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette made a donation in the amount of $2,000 toward the Fayette Basketball program for the purchase of the scoreboard wings.  The contribution is a part of … more

Salisbury student graduates MSU with honors

Missouri State University awarded 1,509 degrees to students in fall 2021. The commencement ceremonies took place Dec. 17, 2021, at JQH Arena in Springfield. Sidney Marek of Salisbury graduated … more

CMU Music Festival returns to campus next week

One of the biggest days of the year for the Central Methodist University music department is just around the corner. March 4 marks the much-welcomed return to campus of the CMU Music … more

Be alert for potholes and the road crews fixing them

JEFFERSON CITY – Snow and ice brought their own unique challenges to driving during the month of February. As temperatures warm this week, the Missouri Department of Transportation is … more

Road closures west of Columbia required for bridge construction

Motorists traveling on Interstate 70 will experience lane closures and delays at various times over the next several weeks as progress continues at the new Missouri River Bridge near Rocheport and on … more

Locals earn Missouri S&T masters degrees Dec. 2021

Over 700 students received degrees from Missouri University of Science and Technology during commencement ceremonies held on Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. Two locals earned … more

Missouri S&T fall 2021 honor roll

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Fall 2021 semester. Two local students made the list: Colin O’Connell, senior, a … more

MACC fall 2021 deans list

Moberly Area Community College has announced the fall 2021 President's and Dean's lists. During the fall 2021 semester, 353 students obtained a 4.00 grade point average in 12 or more semester hours … more

Little Prince Returns to CMU’s Little Theatre

After premiering on the Little Theatre stage last spring, Central Methodist University’s presentation of the classic play The Little Prince is returning for another run this March. The show … more

Demolition of old bowling alley commences

Demolition has begun on a set of buildings commonly referred to as the old bowling alley on South Church Street in Fayette. The buildings were purchased by Exchange Bank, which sits directly north. … more

Johnmeyer files for second term

Howard County Presiding Commissioner Jerimiah Johnmeyer has announced he will seek a second term. Filing for county offices in Missouri opened at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, February 22, and closes at 5 p.m. … more
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