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Asbury, Conrow crowned FHS Prom Royalty

Dylan Asbury and Abbey Conrow were crowned King and Queen of the Fayette High School Prom on Saturday night. The junior/senior prom was originally scheduled for March 20, but was canceled because of … more

Aldermen get first look at new city budget

Members of the Fayette city council were given a preliminary look at the city's fiscal year 2020/2021 budget during a public forum Tuesday evening. The nearly $6.3 million budget was prepared and … more

Hunting ban repealed at D.C. Rogers lake

The Fayette Board of Alderman repealed an ordinance that banned all hunting at D.C. Rogers Lake. The action essentially reverts the city’s code to a previous ordinance which would allow … more

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed here

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Fayette on Monday morning. The Howard County Public Health Department posted on its Facebook page that there were two new cases in the county. The … more

CMU sets Sept. 13 for graduation

Spring and summer graduates at Central Methodist University have the chance to come back to campus in September and finally experience their graduation ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday, September 13. Due … more

Man taken to hospital after motorcycle crash

A Holt’s Summit man was seriously injured after he was thrown from his motorcycle Friday morning in rural Howard County. Randall K. Johnson, 58, was riding his 2020 Harley Davidson Road King at … more

City council explores food truck regulations

The City of Fayette is exploring possible regulations regarding food trucks, which regularly set up for business on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the downtown square. The city council discussed options … more

New Fayette fire truck comes closer to reality

The Fayette Fire Department is getting closer to purchasing a new ladder truck. The department has been in need of a new or used ladder truck since 2014 when it deemed the department’s 1980 … more

Armstrong man charged with reckless driving at Columbia protest

An Armstrong man was charged June 12 with careless and imprudent driving and resisting arrest following an incident during a protest in downtown Columbia. Police say that Sebastian Tucker, 20, drove … more

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School board discusses concerns over CID

The Fayette R-III Board of Education spent a good portion of it’s re-organization meeting Monday night discussing possible financial impacts of a proposed community improvement district (CID) … more

Mistake on map causes snag for CID

The Fayette City Council’s plan to approve an ordinance that would officially accept a petition to establish a community improvement district (CID) in downtown Fayette was held up by a … more

FHS graduation moves to CMU’s Puckett Field House

The Fayette High School graduation ceremony will be held at Puckett Field House on the campus of Central Methodist University. The event was originally scheduled for May 15, but was postponed to 2 … more

Howell outlines changes to absentee, mail-in voting rules

On June 4, Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed into law SB 631 in an effort to safeguard the election process and protect Missouri voters during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  “Any … more

Diverse group stages peaceful protest

A Black Lives Matter protest in Fayette on Tuesday, June 2, drew a diverse crowd of more than a dozen people in Fayette to show local support of a growing movement to end police brutality and racism … more

Annual Juneteenth event modified due to COVID-19

Fayette’s annual Juneteenth celebration will have a different look this year. Instead of a weekend full of festivities on and around the downtown courthouse square, the Juneteenth Celebration … more

Daly Elementary cancels summer school amid COVID-19 concerns

Daly Elementary School in Fayette has canceled summer school plans for 2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus. Principal Cheri Huster broke the news in an email to parents on Wednesday. Huster … more

Write-ins take the day in Glasgow

Write-in candidates drew voters to the polls in Glasgow on Tuesday, June 2. Glasgow recorded a 30.05-percent voter turnout, the highest in the county. Write-in candidate David Monnig defeated … more

New Franklin voters reject tax hike

Voters in New Franklin rejected the city’s hope for a property tax increase. Proposition 1 failed 70-57 during the Tuesday, June 2 election. The measure would have increased the city’s … more
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