Monroe County elected officials who won their November General Election contests who were took the oath of office last week, from left: Eastern District Commission Mike Whelan, Sheriff David Hoffman, Western District Commission Ron Staggs, Public Administrator Marguerite Jones and Coroner James Reinhard. Officials Sworn In

Appeal office closed Monday Jan. 2
The offices of the Monroe County Appeal will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year's Day holiday. We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3. If you have a...

Janet Huffman is retiring. USDA retirement
Janet Huffman is retiring from the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency in Paris. She has been working with producers in...

Fulton Teacher Inspired by Concert Put On by Special Needs...
Early Childhood Special Education teacher Kara Wilkerson, who works at the Fulton Education Center, spent Dec. 14–17, 2016 with a half-dozen of...

The Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) has promoted Ewell...
Since 2007, Lawson has served MPUA as Manager of Government Relations and Member Services, overseeing MPUA’s legislative activities and the organization’s services to...

Greyson Karl Powell Birth Announcement
Brian and Shelly Powell (Morgan) of Madison, Mo., are the proud parents of their third child, Greyson Karl. Greyson was born January 27, 2017, at...

The Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
The Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce met Thursday, January 19, 2017, for their monthly meeting. President Doug Smith called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. Those in...

University of Missouri Extension News
Tight profits on beef cow herds bring focus to toxic fescue losses COLUMBIA, Mo. – When beef herd profit margins shrink, the losses from grazing toxic tall fescue gain...

University of Missouri Agroforestry Symposium Set For Jan. 26:...
The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry will discuss several key dimensions of medicinal plants during its eighth annual Agroforestry Symposium.   The...