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Fayette coffee shop expanding to Glasgow

Fayette’s beloved coffee shop, Fireside Bakes and Brews, plans to open a second location this summer in downtown Glasgow. The new site will be on 2nd Street next to the Glasgow Senior Center. … more

CMU confers 231 diplomas at Fayette campus

A total of 231 Central Methodist seniors received their college diplomas before a packed crowd in Puckett Field House on Saturday afternoon.   Longtime professor James “Tiger” … more

Central Methodist names Sheehan Executive VP

Central Methodist University alumnus and vice president for advancement and alumni relations, Bill Sheehan, was named executive vice president last week, adding to his list of accomplishments at his … more

Bridge to Rocheport reopens

The Highway 240 spur leading from Highway 40 in southeast Howard County into the town of Rocheport re-opened last Monday. The road was closed in January so that the 60-year-old bridge over Moniteau … more

Fayette Area Schools Reunion scheduled for Aug. 5

This year’s Fayette Area Schools Reunion will be held on Saturday, August 5, in conjunction with the Fayette Festival of the Arts. A dinner will be served at Fayette High School Commons at 6:30 … more

Local farmers donate fresh beef to Fayette, New Franklin schools

The Fayette and New Franklin school districts are “beefing” it up again through the MO Beef Kids program.   Each school received 400 pounds of hamburger, equaling approximately 2,800 … more

Public input requested in rezoning hearings May 24

The City of Fayette will hold public hearings regarding requests to rezone areas on Louisiana Court in the southeast section of town and another area around Watts Avenue and Hackberry Street. The … more

Graduation season for high school seniors

The end of May marks a time of celebration as seniors from our area high schools and colleges walk across the stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas.   Central Methodist graduated … more

Fayette pool to open Memorial Day weekend, faulty pump shuts down troubled splash park

The Fayette swimming pool is scheduled to open on time during Memorial Day weekend later this month. The splash park at the Fayette City Park opened on Friday, May 12, but was closed the following … more

Weiker named 2023 Distinguished Citizen of the Year

Virginia Weiker was named 2023’s Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the Fayette Board of Education Wednesday night. Mrs. Weiker died in January, and the award was accepted by her daughters, … more

Commercial Trusts donates $19k for new softball scoreboard

The Fayette High School softball field will have an upgraded scoreboard next season, thanks to Commercial Trust Co. The renowned local bank, headquartered in Fayette with a second branch in … more

Fayette named Tree City USA

Fayette was named a 2022 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to effective urban forest management.   Fayette achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the … more

MAEDC marks Economic Development Week

Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation (MAEDC) marks the week of May 8 to May 12, 2023, as the next Economic Development Week. During this week, communities across North America will celebrate … more

MFA awards scholarships

MFA Agri Service of Fayette sponsored two scholarships. Lydia Kay Eaton, a graduating senior at Harrisburg High School, has won a $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarship. She is the daughter of … more

Teachers honored at Fayette Board Awards

Two Fayette teachers were honored at a ceremony Wednesday night hosted by the Fayette Board of Education. The Lincoln Public School Memorial Committee named Billie Williams as the 2023 Teacher of the … more

Celebrating 70 years

Marvin (Dean) and Maryllis (Jackie) Sartain were married on June 13th, 1953. They are about to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.   They spent many years in Fayette where they raised … more

Adult entries sought for Fayette Art Fest

Artists are being sought for the 20th annual Adult Art Show as part of the Fayette Festival of the Arts. The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, at the Ashby/Hodge Gallery … more

Three new Fayette police officers sworn in Monday

The City of Fayette swore in three new police officers Monday morning. All three were just graduated from the Law Enforcement Training Institute in Columbia. Aimee Vogt, Collin Luke, and Mason Ray … more

Glasgow Elementary students raise $300 for PAWS

Third Graders at Glasgow Elementary School raised $300 for PAWS (Pet Adoption and Welfare Service). Their teacher, Jessica Elson, had her students learn about economics by creating a product and then … more

Howard County Sheriff’s Dept. welcomes new K9 officer

Meet Blitz, the Howard County Sheriff’s Department’s newest officer. Blitz is a German Shepherd who is almost two years old. He started his first shift Friday afternoon with Deputy … more
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