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MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago April 5, 1918 Paris High School News Now that the farming season is here it is almost impossible for the country boys to remain in school. The...
MY TURN “NO THANK YOU HILLARY
Not that long ago losing Presidential candidates were tolerated by their respective party faithful if not totally respected or admired for their efforts. Some of the more...
EDITOR’S MUSINGS Cats are Independent!
Scientists claim that cats show no attachment to their owners. Au contraire: the evidence of their love and devotion is obvious and abundant....

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago March 29, 1918 Passing of Old Land Mark The old Buerk house on North Main Street, just south of the Morgett poultry house, was torn down this...
Holliday Christian Church
On Palm Sunday, Sally Blakemore, pianist, opened services with the prelude at Holliday Christian Church. All were welcomed by Reverend Larry Thomas. Maundy Thursday...
Faith Walk Ministries Bishop Harold Long
Faith Walk Food and Family Support Center will distribute food again this month on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my...
Monroe County Commission
Monday, March 19 The Monroe County Commission met pursuant to adjournment, on Monday, March 19, with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike...
Monroe County Health Department April Schedule
o GENERAL "WALK-IN" CLINICS Clinic will include immunizations, blood pressures, blood draws, and other health services. LOCATIONS: Monroe City Senior Nutrition...
MY TURN THE DEMONSTRATORS NEXT STEP?
There is a good feeling in many of us in seeing the large peaceful demonstrations spearheaded by young students in protest of the senseless killing of innocent children....
EDITOR’S MUSINGS Vote! Vote! Vote!
For the last time before the election, I know you have heard it before, but it is almost time to head to the polls again as the Municipal Election...

It’s election time!
It is almost time to head to the polls again as the Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 3. Now is the time to take matters into your own hands and vote for...
That Other Addiction
We have so far ignored our attachment to those handy digital devices that command our attention at almost any time of the day or night. Whenever our cell phone signals that...
Obituaries
Joe G. Eckley 1938-2018 Joe G. Eckley, 79, of Paris, died Friday, March 16, 2018, at Boone Hospital Center. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, March 20. at 11...
As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago March 22, 1918 Bank Resources in Monroe County $3,245,486 Monroe County banks show an era of prosperity without a parallel in this territory....
New Petunias Pack a Punch of Color
Bursting with color and relatively low-maintenance, petunias are a longtime favorite of gardeners. But that wasn't always the case. Many older cultivars did not...