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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...

Pitching In
As I had lunch at the annual Antique Show at the high school the other day, I was reminded of how many worker volunteers it took to staff this event. And for a small town,...
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...
As Time Goes By
Wk.4 90 years ago January 28,1927 Injured While Coasting - Miss Anna Maude Shatzer was injured while coasting at Dr. Paynes Monday night. After going down the steep hill...
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...

Jared Shulse directs the Paris High School Band. Christmas Concert
The Paris High School Band and Choir and the Paris Junior High School Band and Choir, under the direction of Jared Shulse, presented the annual...

About 200 people have turned out to the Missouri Public Service Commission hearings today in Monroe City on the application of the Grain Belt Express to build power lines through rural in Missouri, including Monroe County. Public Service Commission holds Grain Belt Express hearings in...
About 200 people have turned out this afternoon in Monroe City to the Missouri Public Service Commission hearing on the application of Grain Belt...

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The Monroe County Appeal is recreating its Facebook page due to a staff turnover. The Monroe County Appeal News page will be updated frequently, as will our web page....
This date in Monroe County history
90 Years Ago, Oct. 1, 1026 Mayor Clarence Evans, George C. Blakey, and John Alexander were the only Paris fans who obtained tickets to the world’s baseball series at St....
Paris celebrates 60 years of homecoming
The tradition of homecoming has its roots in central Missouri. While historians may disagree, the University of Missouri is acknowledged as piloting the first homecoming...
Michael Luntsford Madison men charged for June home invasion
Two Madison have been charged for numerous felonies for alleged crimes related to a home invasion south of Madison in June, the Monroe County...

Madison men arrested for burglary, stolen property charges
Two Madison men were arrested this afternoon, charged with receiving stolen property and burglary, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said late today. The arrest could...
Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy, suspect wounded in Friday morning...
A man was shot in Paris during a confrontation with a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy, who was injured, and a Monroe City policeman inside Hickman’s IGA in Paris early this...
Storm hits Monroe County Wednesday afternoon
Less than one week since a summer storm caused widespread damage in Paris, Madison and much of Monroe County, another storm blew through this afternoon, leaving power...
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