Editor’s Musings
A few weeks ago, I was stuck in a long line of traffic behind a tractor that was pulling a large plow on a narrow, curvy, blacktop road. The line kept growing, and everyone...

My Turn
Test Him First Ladies As we move into spring, we begin to see and hear about many of our young friends and acquaintances planning to be married. And while we are happy for...

Editor’s Musings
Exciting Changes to Community Coverage The Monroe County Appeal recognizes that our main job is to provide community coverage that you won’t find in other media. Although...

Each year Xi Beta Xi raises money for good causes in Paris. One of the projects they support is the yearly Easter Egg hunt. On April 15, many children lined up to race for as much candy as possible.  The 100 children, who were divided in three age groups, claimed all the candy in only a few minutes. Xi Beta Xi Easter Egg Hunt

From left, Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn presents Aurea Rucker and Abigail Tuma of the Paris FFA Chapter with the Building Our American Communities Grant at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia, Missouri, April 20-21, 2017. The Missouri Department of Agriculture sponsors the award. FFA Grant

Panther pitchers allow only three hits to Cairo
In a low scoring, albeit anemic hitting but solidly pitched contest Madison fell to Cairo 2-1. Cairo scored two runs in the second inning and held...

McCaskill Holds Town Hall in Hannibal
Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri answered questions from her constituents for approximately an hour at the Hannibal Nutrition Center on...

Lisa Hollingsworth Accepts Position of Town Superintendent
After years of working in the background, Lisa Hollingsworth is taking center stage as Phillip Shatzer’s replacement as Paris Town Superintendent....

Editor’s Musings
How Much Security is Enough? When I attended the Governor’s event at Holliday School this week, I approached the school door with my wallet in hand. I expected for...

Coyotes Track competes at Brookfield Relays
The Paris R-II Varsity Track Team participated in the Brookfield Relays on Friday, April 21, at Brookfield. Both the boy’s and girl’s teams finished in tenth place. Teams...

Monroe County baseball sees Paris versus Madison
Both Paris and Madison played even baseball for four innings but Madison added four innings late for the lead. Paris had a furious late inning...

Paris faces Knox County in Lewis and Clark Conference Tourney
The Paris R-II Coyotes faced Knox County in the first round of the Lewis and Clark Conference Tournament, on Wednesday, April 19. The Coyotes...

Each year Xi Beta Xi raises money for good causes in Paris. One of the projects they support is the yearly Easter Egg hunt. On April 15, many children lined up to race for as much candy as possible.  The 100 children, who were divided in three age groups, claimed all the candy in only a few minutes. Xi Beta Xi Easter Egg Hunt

Senior Center Fish Fry Sponsored by Kendrick Families
The first annual senior center fish fry, sponsored by the families of Evert and Dorothy Kendrick and the families of Jay and Ruth Kendrick, was...

Paris FFA Receives Top Chapter Award
Paris FFA placed 15th out of 342 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top...

Coyotes Track competes at Brookfield Relays
The Paris R-II Varsity Track Team participated in the Brookfield Relays on Friday, April 21, at Brookfield. Both the boy’s and girl’s teams finished in tenth place. Teams...

Monroe County baseball sees Paris versus Madison
Both Paris and Madison played even baseball for four innings but Madison added four innings late for the lead. Paris had a furious late inning...

Paris faces Knox County in Lewis and Clark Conference Tourney
The Paris R-II Coyotes faced Knox County in the first round of the Lewis and Clark Conference Tournament, on Wednesday, April 19. The Coyotes...