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Fayette ACT scores drop significantly

Fayette’s average ACT dropped nearly three points, according to numbers from the district.  The ACT is a standardized exam that covers the four academic skill areas of English, … more

Fayette R-III pauses COVID-19 contract tracing as cases drop

The Fayette school district will stop contract tracing for students and staff who test positive for COVID-19. The district’s Board of Education unanimously approved the change during its … more

Fayette celebrates National FFA Week

It’s National FFA Week, and Fayette High School is celebrating with dress-up days, an auction and other events.  FFA members are also creating fun for Daly Elementary students by … more

School board approves 2022-23 calendar

The Fayette R-III Board of Education gave unanimous approval to the district-wide calendar for the 2022-23 school year. The calendar was presented at the board’s regular meeting on Wednesday, … more

Howard Electric donates to youth basketball

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette has made a donation in the amount of $500 to the Fayette Youth Basketball program. The contribution is a part of Howard Electric’s ongoing Annual … more

Rotary honors FHS Students of the Month

The Fayette Rotary Club honored the Fayette High Students of the Month for January at the club’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 16 in the Education Building of the First Baptist … more

Howard Electric names Bange new CFO

Howard Electric Cooperative in Fayette has welcomed Emily Bange as the new CFO/Manager of Finance & Accounting. Emily brings nearly 25 years of accounting background experience. Prior to … more

Mid-Missouri school districts nervously await ESSER news

Across the state, school districts are getting nervous about the status of the American Rescue Plan - Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund (ARP-ESSER), commonly known as ESSER-III … more

Tricky Fish hosts open house Friday

An open house for the new Tricky Fish Community Hall in Fayette is scheduled for Friday evening. The event will run from 4 until 7 p.m. at the building located at 114 South Main Street, a block off … more

New Franklin BOE votes in health plan

At he New Franklin Board of Education’s regular meeting on Wednesday February 16, the board voted unanimously to approve the health insurance plan for the coming year. The New Franklin BOE … more

Young farmers attend Farm Bureau YF&R Leadership Conference

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference was back at the Lake of the Ozarks Margaritaville Resort after a one-year … more

Crowned Courtwarming Royalty

Friday night were King Tyler Bartholomew and Queen Laci Fuhlage. The coronation took place during halftime of the Fayette High School boys’ basketball game against Marceline. Fuhlage is the … more

Colonial Mercantile bldg. in city’s crosshairs

During its last regular meeting on Tuesday, February 7, the Fayette city council continued to discuss deteriorating buildings downtown. This time the council set its sights on the Colonial Mercantile … more

BOA approves new server for police body cams, hikes Marshal salary

Fayette Chief of Police David Ford explained to the city’s Board of Aldermen on Tuesday, February 8, that the department has received new radios and new body cameras, but will need a new server … more

Fayette R-III begins $1.33M HVAC upgrade

The Fayette school district has officially begun upgrading its HVAC system district-wide. The Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday, February 7 at which six of the seven board members … more

New Howard County plat book available

The Howard County Assessor’s Office, with Mapping Solutions, has announced the release of the recently-published Howard County Plat Book. This spiral-bound book features the standard … more

911, jail to hold job fair

The Howard County 911 Dispatch service and the Howard County Jail will host a dual job fair on Monday, March 21.  The event will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the dispatch center in the … more

Dr. Quint celebrates 15 year anniversary, reflects on legacy

February 1 was a milestone anniversary for Dr. Jessica Quint in her dental practice above Commercial Trust Company on the square in Fayette. Quint took over the practice from Dr. John Byland 15 … more

Sheltered Services Board opens grant applications for excess funds

The Howard County Sheltered Services Board (SB40 Tax Levy Board) creates a zero-balance budget for grant-based funds every year. The funds are directed toward unmet needs for individuals with … more

Jordan Coller: Fayette’s forgotten Civil War hero

Little is known about Jordan Coller in Fayette, although his name appears inconspicuously on the cornerstone of the town Municipal Building’s southeast corner. He gradually became noticed … more
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