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...

As Time Goes By
March 30,1917 (picture named William McCann Curtright) This is a picture of William McCann Curtright, Collector-elect of Paris, Missouri. William...

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...

Alyssa Francis and Marlena Long Selected for the Missouri...
Alyssa Francis and Marlena Long of Paris, Mo., were two of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of...

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...

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...

Staples and Duncan run and jump to first place finishes at Centralia
The Paris Boys and Girls Track Teams traveled to Centralia to participate in the Centralia Relays on Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11. The Centralia Relays included...

Coyotes defeat Fayette 9-2
The Paris Coyotes (2-4) scored early and often in their 9-2 home win over conference foe Fayette, on Monday, April 10. The Coyotes have now put...

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...

Missouri state FFA convention participants
The Missouri State FFA Convention, entitled “Embrace Change, Respect Tradition,” will be held April 20 21 in Columbia, Mo., with many local students participating in the...

Madison FFA Holds BBQ Meal and Labor Auction
By Joni Fields On April 7, 2017, the Madison FFA had their Annual Spring BBQ and Labor Auction. We began with a pulled pork and hot dog BBQ, which was put on by the...

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...

Staples and Duncan run and jump to first place finishes at Centralia
The Paris Boys and Girls Track Teams traveled to Centralia to participate in the Centralia Relays on Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11. The Centralia Relays included...

Coyotes defeat Fayette 9-2
The Paris Coyotes (2-4) scored early and often in their 9-2 home win over conference foe Fayette, on Monday, April 10. The Coyotes have now put...

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...