At Your Leisure – Bird Box
By John L. Davis IV I’m not one to jump on a bandwagon. I dislike hype. Far too often I’ve found the popular film or book to be a letdown. When...

Sheriff David Hoffman, Photo by Robin Gregg Hero of the Month - David Hoffman
By Robin Gregg The Monroe County Appeal has started a new section to spotlight those Hero’s in our community. January’s Hero of the Month is our...

Paris R-II Board of Education Met
The Paris R-II Board of Education met January 16, 2019. Current business items discussed were as follows: the diesel fuel bids were reviewed, bus...

Trump Touts Work for Farmers at American Farm Bureau Convention
By Eric Bohl The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. To mark this milestone of longevity,...

2019 Madison Homecoming Queen - Madison Thomas
2019 Madison Homecoming King- Tyler Wandrey. Photo courtesy of Lauren Jones Madison Homecoming King and Queen
Congrats to 2019 Madison Homecoming Queen - Madison Thomas and 2019 Madison Homecoming King- Tyler Wandrey

Postage to Increase January 27
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) October 10, 2018 of price changes to take...

Driver Examination Stations Closed Statewide On January 21, 2019
The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed on the...

Tax Tips for Students
Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from KHEAA to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may...

Paris R-II Board of Education Met
The Paris R-II Board of Education met January 16, 2019. Current business items discussed were as follows: the diesel fuel bids were reviewed, bus...

(L to R)  John Tumbleson, Jr., Kira Dickerson, & Reid Epperson. Photo courtesy of Rhonda Harrison. Madison Band Students Participate in CAC Honor Band
Submitted by Rhonda Harrison Kira Dickerson, Reid Epperson and John Tumbleson, Jr. of Madison participated in the 6th Annual Central Activities...

Seniors (from left to right) Brayden Meals, Morgan Bohn, Madison Thomas, Tyler Wandrey. Photo courtesy of Madison C-3 Madison Homecoming Candidates
Good Luck to call Candidates!

New Front of Grocery Store. Photo by Robin Gregg Prengers Opens Store in Paris
By Robin Gregg The old IGA building has a new look to it, Prengers opened their doors today, January 17. The parking lot has been full all...

Snow Cancellations in Monroe County
By Robin Gregg Hope everyone is home safe and shelves and refrigerator is well stocked for a day or two while this Winter Storm passes through....

Love Stories to Tell
By Robin Gregg Call me old fashioned, but, I love to read a good love story, don't you? Especially those love stories that last most of a...

2019 Madison Homecoming Queen - Madison Thomas
2019 Madison Homecoming King- Tyler Wandrey. Photo courtesy of Lauren Jones Madison Homecoming King and Queen
Congrats to 2019 Madison Homecoming Queen - Madison Thomas and 2019 Madison Homecoming King- Tyler Wandrey

Paris Girls Dominate Monroe County Pink Out Game
By Chris Willingham The Paris Lady Coyotes continued their dominant stretch of basketball Tuesday night at Madison. The Lady Coyotes jumped out...

Delaney Miller rises for 3. Photo by Chris Willingham #4 Ranked Lady Coyotes Fall at Buzzer to #2 Ranked Lady Trojans
By Chris Willingham The buildup for this game was huge. Going into the season, both teams were on everyone’s radar, loaded with talent and...