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Celebrating 60 Years

THE FAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963 recently met for their 60th Class Reunion. They enjoyed an afternoon and evening together at D.Rowe's Restaurant in Columbia, Missouri. Seated left to right: … more

County opts out of new property tax freeze for seniors

A new state law that aims to freeze property taxes on primary residences for many senior citizens will not be in effect in Howard and many other counties. That’s because SB 190, which was … more

New laundromat opens downtown

A new laundromat is now open in Fayette. Gene Gerlt and Li Lee officially opened the Fayette Laundromat on Friday, August 18, on the ground floor of the Chenoweth Building on the southwest corner of … more

Parisi installed as Missouri Valley’s 14th President

Missouri Valley College celebrated the installation of Dr. Joseph A. Parisi as its 14th president on Thursday with an outdoor installation ceremony at Gregg-Mitchell Field in Marshall.  … more

Drop by 3 Best Friends Farm for fall family fun

It may still be scorching Missouri summer weather, but one new attraction is ready to celebrate autumn. 3 Best Friends Farm opened Friday evening along Highway 240. The project of property owner … more

Peacemakers raise $1K for Buddy Pack

The Peacemakers Quilters group in Fayette made a donation last week in the amount of $1,000 to the Fayette Ministerial Alliance Buddy Pack program. The funds came from donations made during the … more

New building named ‘Eagle Plaza’

Downtown Fayette’s newest building now has a name. Central Methodist University announced on its Facebook page last week that the three-story structure will forever be known as “Eagle … more

MPUA funding supports Fayette electric meter project

The City of Fayette received a grant from the Missouri Public Utility Alliance to support upgrades to the city’s electric system during the regular Board of Aldermen meeting on Tuesday, August … more

Parking issues highlight council meeting

The main topic of discussion for the Fayette Board of Aldermen at its latest meeting on Tuesday, August 22, once again was parking.   Parking has been a near-constant topic around Fayette … more

City sells Humvee, delays splash park payment, approves property tax increase

Aside from parking issues discussed at their Tuesday, August 22 meeting ( see story this page ), members of the city council approved a bid for the police department’s Humvee, delayed a final … more

Council approves tree trimming letter

The city council approved a letter that will go to property owners whose trees will be trimmed or cut around power lines.   Southwest Ward Alderwoman Bekki Galloway, who also is a member of … more

New Franklin junior attends Missouri Scholars Academy

Bacchus Lemberger of Rocheport, is among Missouri’s brightest high school students who attended the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA) in June at the University of Missouri.      … more

Benner photos highlight new show

Opening on Sunday, August 27, the latest exhibit at the Ashby-Hodge Gallery of American art will feature a show of photography by one of Central Methodist University’s own, 1966 graduate Jerry … more

Enrollment continues to rise at Fayette R-III

Enrollment is rising at the Fayette school district heading into the new year, and Superintendent Brent Doolin reported a higher-than-expected fund balance and said that campus improvements are … more

Harrisburg school district to start one week late

The Harrisburg school district will begin the new school year a week later than planned. Students were scheduled to begin the fall semester on Tuesday, August 22, but will now go back on the … more

Celebrating one year in business

A ribbon cutting was held Friday afternoon to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the transition of G.G. Smith & Son’s to the ownership of Wes Moxley. He purchased the real estate title … more

Bridge replaced in time for school

The bridge on Spring Street next to Daly Elementary School was completed just in time for the start of school, after being closed for more than a year. The bridge opened to traffic on Friday, ahead … more

Fayette Reads Together

The community is invited to join Fayette Together board directors Rev. Susan McCollegan and Rev. Lue Lockridge-Lane for the next meeting of Fayette Reads Together at noon on Saturday, August 26, at … more

All Charges Dropped

All charges have been dropped against the former Central Methodist University football player who shot to death teammate Torrance Evans in August of last year at an off-campus residence on Linn … more

Former students among new CMU faculty

Central Methodist University has welcomed several new members of the faculty ahead of the start of classes on August 21, all eager to get started connecting with students. Multiple new professors are … more
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