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Spring is on the way!
Spring is coming! How do I know? That is easy… Basketball is almost over, we have had Senior Night and are heading into district play and it is...


KALI: A Polar Bear's Tale
Chapter Six: Kali was going to Buffalo, New York! Soon he’d meet a new friend, Luna. Luna was a baby polar bear, just like Kali. She was born...


MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago February 15, 1918 McAfee gave $10,000 Bond J. D. McAfee, near Granville, was arraigned in the Federal court at Hannibal last Thursday on the...
Monroe County Commission Minutes
Monday, February 5 The Monroe County Commission met pursuant to adjournment, on M on day, February 5, with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners...
MY TURN TIME FOR ACTION
While the Trump Administration is finding fault with the FBI and Justice Department it is not so far being very diligent in taking care of it law enforcement duties in...
Cancer Sucks!
On Saturday, March 3, the Monroe County Cancer Supporters will hold their annual “Blow Cancer Away” Banquet, at Paris High School, with the doors...


Lauren Grace Turner
Adam and Cara Turner are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Lauren Grace. She was born at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. She arrived on January 8, 2018 at...
Increase Revenues with Low Cost Window Displays
Smaller retailers have a unique advantage over big box stores — their window displays. “An effective window display can intrigue customers and invite them in,” said...
KALI: A Polar Bear's Tale
Chapter Five: A few days later, Kali was put on a plane for the second time in his short life. He was headed for the Alaska Zoo. When Kali...


MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago February 8, 1918 British Suffers Heavy Loss in War British casualties reported during the month of January totaled 73,017. They were divided as...
Letter toThe Editor
Dear Editor and Readers, Our country, our state and our communities are facing a tragic epidemic. It’s an epidemic that is killing children, sisters, brothers, factory...
MY TURN PROTECTING INTERNET NEUTRALITY
With the continuing disputes in Washington over immigration and border control and the attacks on the F.B.I. By the administration and it’s allies in the Congress, other...
EDITOR’S MUSINGS Things You Learn Coming From A Small Town
There is no doubt that growing up in a small town has its downsides, but then again, so can the city. I grew up in a big city but moved to a small...


KALI: A Polar Bear’s Tale
Chapter Four: What name could they give the cub before he set out into the world to meet his future? The school children in Point Lay had heard...


Five best part-time jobs available for retirees
The old saying that “the grass is always greener on the other side” certainly holds true among many retirees, as one in five say that they miss...