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Rose Quinn pictured with her awarded FFA Jacket Farmer's Elevator extending a hand to the Monroe City FFA Greenhands
Submitted by: Alicia Heinecke, Monroe City FFA Reporter Farmer's Elevator and Exchange graciously donated a FFA Jacket and $750 to the Monroe...


Fall Festival Held on Saturday in St. Jude’s Square
Abbey Gerveler—October 20, 2018 There was a lively gathering at St. Jude’s park this Saturday for Monroe City’s annual Fall Festival. ...


Rider Tyson Treasure with his son Adam and bus driver Mike Hylton OATS Transit Reports Ridership Growth
(Columbia, MO October 12, 2018) OATS Transit ridership numbers remain strong after 47 years in business; service continues to grow in popularity...


Front Row Hadley Dodge, Kenzie Dodge, Kaden Graupman, Kennedy Graupman, Jared Shuck and Ryan Breid
Second Row Trentin Minks and Kendall Mason Mark Twain Celebrates National 4-H Week October 7-13, 2018
Inspire Kids to Do On Sunday, October 7, 2018 members of Mark Twain 4-H Club attended church at Florida United Methodist Church in Florida,...


Florida Quilt and Craft Show 2018
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Rev. Wesley Hammond.Photo courtesy of Paula Delaney. Hammond Speaks at Paris Rotary
Rev. Wesley Hammond was the speaker for the weekly meeting of the Paris Rotary Club on October 4. He shared the work he was involved in for...


Allison Bock finishes first in the female division of the seven-mile Ralls County Kayak Race. Photo by Abbey Gerveler. Third Ralls County Kayak Race Held on Saturday
By Abbey Gerveler Chilly weather did not waver dedicated local participants of the Ralls County Kayak Race on Saturday. With lower than usual...


October OATS Schedule in Monroe County UPDATED
OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin. From Monroe...


Pictured in the front are her grandkids Ella Moss, Maely Moss, Chase Stuart, Jack Evans, Carter Stuart, Merritt Moss, and Laney Moss. Back row Amber Moss, Josh Moss, Dennis Stuart, Dan 
Evans, Jess Evans, Jay Stuart, Leah Stuart, John Moss and Kasey Moss. Jacquie’s Barn Groundbreaking
On Saturday, September 15, 2018 the groundbreaking for Jacquie’s 4-H Barn was held at the Fairgrounds just west of the horse arena. Jacquie...


Trash Pickup photo: Front- Ryan Breid, Kenzie Dodge, Kaden Graupman, Hadley Dodge. Back-Kendall Mason, Logan Bross, Will Crain. Photo submitted Ryan Breid. Mark Twain 4-H Club
On Sunday, September 9, 2018 members of Mark Twain 4-H club met at Florida Presbyterian Church for its monthly meeting. As part of the meeting, 9...


Missouri 4-H Foundation Trustees Joan Hickman with Monroe County 4-H volunteer Lois Spencer and State 4-H Council member Rachel Love (right). Photo by Casey Buckman. Monroe County Volunteer Inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame
SEDALIA, Mo. – “Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, Lois Spencer of Paris was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame...


Honor Family in foreground. 

Also in the pictured behind the family are:  (left to right)
Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for MU Extension and Engagement; 
Blake Hurst, President of Missouri Farm Bureau; 
State Fair Queen 2018 Samantha Nelson,
State Fair Commissioners, Nikki Whitehead and Ted Sheppard; 
Christine Chin, Director of Missouri Dept. of Agriculture; 
and Christopher Daubert, Dean of MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Local residents chosen as Missouri Farm Family for Monroe County
Paris, Mo. ― Matt and Audria Crain and family of Madison were among the families honored during the 60th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 13...


Taylor Young, Madison, Mo is the 2018-2019 Missouri’s Miss United States Agriculture Queen. Young, Missouri’s Miss United States Agriculture Queen
By Robin Gregg Introducing our 2018-2019 Missouri’s Miss United States Agriculture Queen, Taylor Young from Madison, Mo! Young is the...


Jacquie Stuart. Photo courtesy of Kim Mitchell Long Time Project Sees a Light
A very special project is showing a light at the end of the long tunnel, finally, Jacquie’s Barn is becoming a reality. Jacquie’s Barn project...


Paris FFA Is A Model of Excellence Finalist
By Robin Gregg The Paris FFA Chapter is in the Top 10 in the Nation. They will get the opportunity to interview for the chance at #1 in...