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Holiday House distribution Dec. 12

The 2020 Christmas Holiday House gift distribution will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, at the First Baptist Church Education Building in Fayette. The Christmas Holiday House project distributes … more

Tom Yancey’s inspiration lives on

On a fall afternoon in Fayette, a gentle breeze sweeps through campus. The orange and red leaves glide purposefully to the ground. And as the sun tries to hide behind Classic Hall, it dispatches its … more

Candidates for county, state offices square off in forum

Candidates for county and district races spoke and answered questions at a forum Monday night hosted by the Fayette Advertiser. Held at the St. Joseph Church Catholic Church Hall, candidates for … more

Sentenced to 35 years for murder

Alfredo Demario Hicks, Jr., who pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a man during a drug deal in December, will spend 35 years behind bars. The sentence was handed down by Judge Scott Hayes … more

CMU alumni support local business, students during virtual Homecoming

When the pandemic caused the cancellation of an in-person Homecoming this fall at Central Methodist University, alumni across the country were forced to change plans. The typical crowd of 3,500 … more

City sets hearing for empty Main St. building

The City of Fayette is continuing its effort to address the situation of abandoned buildings in town. Nearly a block of buildings on the west side of the courthouse square has been a source of … more

Water rates in Fayette expected to increase

The City of Fayette will likely raise water rates. The city is using less water than what it contracted to purchase from the Howard County Regional Water District in 2011. The City Council expects to … more

Fayette Area Community Trust accepting applications

The Fayette Area Community Trust is accepting applications for grants to be awarded at the upcoming meeting of the organization’s advisory board. Any tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization in … more

Commercial Trust welcomes Jackman, Elliot to board

Commercial Trust Company announced the appointment of two new members to the bank’s Board of Directors. Timothy D. Jackman and Kyle Elliott were elected to the board at its September meeting … more

Fundraiser to stop human trafficking Oct. 24

A fundraising event for Stronger Together 4 O.U.R. Kids to benefit Operation Underground Railroad will take place at 10 a.m. on Oct. 24 at the Fayette High school Gym. Cheyenne Cook, Mid-Missouri … more

Last day to request mail-in ballot Oct. 21

October 21 is the last day voters may request an absentee ballot for the Nov. 3 general election be sent to them by mail. So far, more than 325 ballots have been issued by mail or in person by the … more

Man on felony probation arrested for brandishing pistol

A Fayette man already on felony probation for threatening to stab people outside of a high school football game last fall now faces two new weapons charges following an altercation on Oct. 1. Noel … more

County health dept. will offer drive-up flu shots

The Howard County Public Health Department is will to offer drive-up flu vaccination clinics for the communities of Fayette, New Franklin, and Glasgow.  “In the interest of safety … more

Wilmsmeyer Farms named Century Farm

Five generations of the Wilmsmeyer family turned out to celebrate the designation of the family business as a Century Farm on Thursday. A plaque and sign were presented to the family by the … more

Columbia teen dead following crash on Hwy. 40

A Columbia teenager is dead following an early morning crash on Highway 40 in southern Howard County on Friday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Trey G. Potter, 17, was … more

CMU teams postpone games in wake of COVID spike

Central Methodist University has shown a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the last two weeks. Reporting by the university on Thursday showed an increase of 17 students and one employee on campus who … more

Henderson, Estes crowned FHS Homecoming Royalty

Josh Henderson and Breanna Estes were crowned King and Queen at the Fayette High School Homecoming football game Friday night. Henderson is a senior right tackle and defensive end on the football … more

New charges brought against Franklin murder suspect

The state has added several additional charges against Emmett S. Wood, Jr., the Franklin man accused in the stabbing death of 22-year-old Courtney Clardy that occurred on Labor Day. He was initially … more

Howard/Cooper Regional Port Authority receives $97k grant for facility improvements, equipment

The Trump Administration, along with Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, last week announced the Howard/Cooper County Regional Port Authority is … more
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