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County will release CARES Act funds for local businesses

The Howard County Commission on Monday announced that $1,000 has been made available for each business in the county. The money comes from the more than $1 million the county received from the … more

Harrisburg nurse enters medical invention into design contest

Sheila Ray, a  Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist from Harrisburg, hopes that by winning an international design contest, her new patented invention may be produced and put into practice in … more

Former Glasgow employee Atwood fined $500, restitution

The former Glasgow City Administrator and Police Chief, Kevin Atwood, will pay a $500 fine plus court costs in addition to restitution as part of his sentence for receiving stolen property. He … more

Murder suspect pleads guilty

The man accused in the Dec. 30, 2019 shooting death in Fayette pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Wednesday morning, August 19, in Howard County court. Alfredo Demario Hicks, Jr., 22, now faces … more

Fayette R-III welcomes new, returning faculty and staff

The Fayette school district is welcoming new teachers to this year as well as a few familiar faces. New to the district are Regan Russell (1st grade), Michelle Stout (4th grade), Martha Myer (FHS … more

City council passes COVID-19 resolution

The Fayette City Council passed a somewhat controversial resolution asserting the city’s stance with regard to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. The vote came during the council’s … more

City sets sights on abandoned properties

The City of Fayette is taking a closer look at abandoned and unsafe properties throughout town. The issue is not a new one for the city, which has for some time been working to remedy problem … more

City council seeks new dump truck, discusses CARES Act funds

The Fayette City Council unanimously authorized $50,000 for the city’s public works director, Danny Dougherty, to begin shopping for a used dump truck. The city has long been in need of a newer … more

Fire Dept. expects new ladder truck next month

The Fayette Fire Department could be just weeks away from adding a newer ladder truck to its arsenal. The department and the City of Fayette have been working toward the procurement of a ladder truck … more

Fayette Aldermen pass food truck ordinance

The Fayette City Council gave passage to an ordinance governing food trucks in Fayette at its regular meeting on Aug. 18. The ordinance has been in the works since June, in an effort to hold … more

Neighbors react to off-campus student housing

A former bed-and-breakfast, now housing Central Methodist University students, has become a point of contention for neighbors. The Megraw House Bed & Breakfast at the corner of Linn Avenue and … more

High-speed pursuit lands one man in jail

A former Fayette resident, now of Gilliam, is in custody at the Howard County Jail in Fayette after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase on August 13. Chavez Dechawn Kent, 20, faces a charge … more

Small pool of voters to decide fate of proposed CID sales tax

A select group of voters will have the opportunity to make a big decision for downtown Fayette. The Fayette city council in June gave unanimous approval to establish the Historic Downtown Fayette … more

Fayette receives top marks on school bus inspections

Once again the Fayette R-III School District came away with a perfect score on the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s school bus inspection report, which was released Tuesday, Aug. 12. All 10 of … more

Fayette Main St. lists 
historic county jail

The old Howard County Jail is once again for sale. Fayette Main Street, Inc., which currently owns the stately and unique abode, placed the circa 1875 jail and sheriff’s quarters on the market … more

Commercial Trust CEO Harbison announces retirement

After more than 44 years of service to the bank and its customers, Commercial Trust Chief Executive Officer Mark Harbison will retire on December 31, 2020. Harbison will turn over his duties as CEO … more

Commercial Trust customers donate school supplies

Two tubs full of school supplies were delivered to Daly Elementary School in Fayette on Monday afternoon. The supplies were donated by bank customers and collected by Commercial Trust Company. … more

Remember 2020 as Year of the Hero

The year 2020 will forever be remembered as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic.  My hope is that it will also be remembered as the year of the hero.  We’ve witnessed heroes in action … more

Stockhorst, Freese, Polson win commissioner primaries

Republican Jeff Stockhorst was elected Eastern District Commissioner for Howard County during Tuesday’s Primary Election. Stockhorst took 57.86 percent of the vote with 357 ballots cast in his … more

City council hears from Advanced Disposal, debates food truck ordinance, COVID-19 resolution

Citizens in the city’s Northwest Ward have a new representative on the City Council. Former Fayette Advertiser publisher Pat Roll was nominated and approved for the seat at the council’s … more
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