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MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago March 8, 1918 Hogsett Has Big Loss Lightning struck the barn on the M. T. Hog¬sett farm, north of Paris last Thursday...

Monroe County Commission Minutes Monday,
February 26 The Monroe County Commission met pursuant to adjournment, on Friday's, February 26, with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike...
MY TURN THINKING ABOUT SLAMMING THE DOOR SHUT FOR FAMILIES
Part of the proposed reform of our immigration system has to do with limiting family-based or so-called chain immigration. This is the process under which citizens or green...
Why We Do What We Do!
Spend an hour with the men and women organizing the Blow Cancer Away Dinner and Auction or with the individuals organizing the annual Relay for...

Six foods that fight aging
What if the fountain of youth was already in your fridge? A healthy diet can do more than simply keep your weight in check -- the right foods can...

Forgetting Something? Six things memory loss can signify
It's normal for a loved one to become more forgetful as he or she ages. But how can a family member distinguish nor-mal absent-mindedness from...

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY - As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago March 1, 1918 Coal Scarcity at an End The coal scarcity at Par¬is is at an end. Dealers are now getting plentiful sup¬plies and are once more soliciting...
THE STATE OF STATE VS. GREITENS
The State's case against Governor Eric Greitens is moving forward with a hearing set for March 16 in Saint Louis Circuit Court. A grand jury has indicted the Governor for...
A Great Season
As the basketball season is winding down, I recall something that my lacrosse coach always said - "Winning is important," he said, "but it's not...

KaLI: A Polar Bear's Tale: Chapter Eight:
Chapter Eight: In the 1920s, the Saint Louis Zoo built some of the nation’s first naturalistic bear habitats by creating rocky grottos from molds...

KALI: Polar Bear’s Tale
Chapter Seven: The cubs circled around, sniffing the air and then running off into their own corners. But Luna was brave. She circled around...

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago February 22, 1918 Will be a Model Church The new Christian Church that Holliday will have a complete system of electric...

Boating Season Is Coming ... Spring Aboard!
Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the Patrol will participate in the National Association of State Boating Law...
MY TURN OUR NO RULES FUTURE
As we approach the next election cycle we see a prospect of more hyper-partisan thinking and activity. The major parties have chosen up sides and will apparently make up...
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...

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