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Library Lines - October 2022

Autumn Greetings from the Howard County Library! The changes that fall brings are everywhere around us. The leaves are beginning to change colors and the weather is definitely becoming cooler. … more

CMU crowns Homecoming King and Queen, Prince and Princess

Leah Starnes and Matt Barker were crowned Queen and King of the 2022 Central Methodist University Homecoming on Saturday. Alumni from around the world reunited in Fayette over the weekend. This … more

Referee thanks CMU trainers for saving his life

Mike McCrary doesn’t remember a thing about that warm, sunny afternoon in early September. He doesn’t remember taking the field, or officiating the Eagles’ soccer game. People … more

FAHA annual membership meeting Oct. 27

The Fayette Area Heritage Association will host its annual membership meeting on Thursday, October 27, at Emmet’s Kitchen & Tap  in downtown Fayette. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m. … more

Highway Patrolman laid to rest

Missouri State Highway Patrolman Leif Alan Dezner was laid to rest in Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Fayette on Thursday. Scores of officers from the patrol, along with area law enforcement officers from … more

City council votes to vacate land, discusses proposed public safety tax, hears of problems with splash park

Editors Note: This article was originally scheduled to appear in the October 5, 2022, edition of the Fayette Advertiser but was pulled due to space constraints. It will be published in full in the … more

MSHP trooper killed in freak accident

A Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper died Friday at his home just south of Fayette. Leif Alan Dezner, 26, was killed when a large portion of a tree he was cutting fell on him. He was found by … more

Christmas Holiday House ready to begin 21st season

The 2022 Christmas Holiday House gift distribution will be held on Saturday, December 10, at the First Baptist Church Education Building in Fayette. The Christmas Holiday House project distributes … more

Central Methodist University Band Day 2022

57TH ANNUAL CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY BAND DAY RESULTS PARADE COMPETITION CLASS 1 1. Orrick 2. North Shelby 3. Glasgow 4. Sweet Springs 5. Chamois Outstanding Street … more

Wells, Lawson crowned Fayette Homecoming King and Queen

Fayette High School seniors Ben Wells and Madi Lawson were crowned Homecoming King and Queen Friday. The coronation took place during halftime of the football game. Wells is the son of Dakota and … more

Addison, Waggoner among six alumni to be honored Sunday

One of the most highly-anticipated events of this year’s Hometown Homecoming weekend is the Alumni Awards Brunch, where Central Methodist University’s Distinguished and Young Alumni Award … more

Central Methodist presents ‘Hometown Homecoming’ this weekend

The staff, students, and alumni of Central Methodist University are preparing to celebrate the 2022 homecoming festivities on this weekend, October 7-9. This year’s theme of “Hometown … more

Pegue to give Gaddis Lecture

Central Methodist University alumna Shamika Renee Pegue will soon have the honor of giving the 2022 Merrill E. Gaddis Lecture at her alma mater. Held for the first time since 2019, the event will … more

Fayette High School celebrates 2022 Homecoming week

Fayette High School will celebrate its annual Homecoming this week, culminating with the crowning of a new Queen and King at halftime of the football game Friday night. This year’s theme is … more


Fayette’s newest business opened its doors over the weekend. Remedy IV & Nutrition held a grand opening on Saturday, complete with a ribbon cutting by the soon-to-be newly re-commissioned … more

Riekhof’s campaign for prosecutor kicks into high gear

Howard County Prosecuting Attorney Deborah Riekhof is ramping up her campaign for re-election. Currently nearing the end of her second-consecutive term, she has served 10 years in the … more

CMU Band Day Saturday

The 57th annual Central Methodist University Band Day will be held on Saturday, October 1, with more than 30 schools from around the state set to compete. Schools from all classes are included in … more

Fayette BOE approves schedule changes, additional SPED teacher

Enrollment at the Fayette school district is up slightly from that of a year ago. Current tallies were revealed at Wednesday’s regular monthly meeting of Fayette’s Board of … more

Central alum appointed judge

On Friday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson appointed Central Methodist University alumnus James O. Kjar as Associate Circuit Judge for Benton County in the 27th Judicial Circuit. He will fill the … more
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