Editor's Musings: Duck and Cover
I’ve been thinking about the old “duck and cover” maneuver that was taught to school students back in the 50’s as a way to protect themselves in...

Editor’s Musings - Before the Cord Was Cut: Old Time Phones and...
When I was growing up, an old-time phone was a big wooden box that hung on the wall at my grandparent’s home, later to be made into a decorative planter or sold to an...

Editor's Musings: Lipstick on a Pig and Other Cosmetic Problems
Although I’m suspicious of generalizations, I do believe that Missourians are born skeptical, which is why the state slogan “Show Me” is so appropriate. Like other state...

Annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest Announces Winners
The 2017 Fire Prevention Poster contest, sponsored by the Paris Rural Fire Protection District, produced several winners from the Paris Elementary...

Paris Coyotes back on winning ways with 11-2 win over New Franklin
The Paris Coyotes used both hitting and strong pitching to defeat New Franklin 11-2, on the road, on Monday, April 24. The Coyotes struck for four...

Three personal records set by Madison Panthers at Glasgow Relays
The Madison Panther Track Teams recently participated in the Glasgow Relays The following individuals earned points (1-8 earn points & 1-4...

Tax Board Prepares Plans to Use Funds
Thanks to area residents passing the sales tax levy last spring, the City of Paris has a new influx of cash that is to be used to improve downtown business districts and...

Senator Claire McCaskill discussed a range of issues during the Town Hall held July 6 at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center. McCaskill Finds Friendly Audience in Monroe City
When Claire McCaskill traveled Missouri for her latest round of town hall meetings, she deliberately chose deep-red counties where she expected to...

American Legion Honor Guard fires salute. DAR Holds Flag Day Ceremony
The James Monroe Chapter of the DAR held a Flag Day Ceremony at the Monroe County Courthouse in Paris on June 14. American Legion Post 221 provided...

Paris FFA Receives National Honor: Nominated for Premier Chapter Award
The Paris High School FFA chapter has been named a Model of Innovation finalist by the National FFA organization and will be competing for first...

Monroe County Fair Happenings
Watch for our special section on the Monroe County Fair in the July 27 edition!

School’s Out: Baseball and Brown Bags
Children in the Paris area have an answer for the Monday morning blues: Baseball and Brown Bags. During the summer, the Paris R-II school district...

Editor's Musings: Duck and Cover
I’ve been thinking about the old “duck and cover” maneuver that was taught to school students back in the 50’s as a way to protect themselves in...

Technical Sergeant Jacob Allen and Beth Custer to Wed
Denny and Lynn Allen and Guy & Deborah Custer are happy to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their children, Technical Sergeant...

Editor’s Musings - Before the Cord Was Cut: Old Time Phones and...
When I was growing up, an old-time phone was a big wooden box that hung on the wall at my grandparent’s home, later to be made into a decorative planter or sold to an...

Left to right Kelsie Wilson on Fooler of Holliday, Mo. 
Carlee Long on Niles of Madison, Mo. 
Trista Trivette on Cody of Holliday, Mo. 
Kaelynn Bartels on Itsy of Madison, Mo. Monroe County Horsemanship Group Wins Honors at Missouri State Fair
The Monroe County Horsemanship Group traveled to Sedalia, Mo., for the Missouri State Fair 4H/FFA Horse Show July 27-30. The game classes were...

Pixie #1 - Head Coach Gary Crusha School's Out: Mark Twain Area Baseball and Softball Association Games
Many area children have spent part of May and the month of June playing baseball or softball, thanks to the Mark Twain Area Baseball and Softball...

Madison finishes season with stellar record
The Madison C-3 Panthers finished the 2017 Spring varsity baseball season with a stellar 9-5 record. The team captured second place in the Madison...