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MONROE COUNTY HISTORY As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago February 1, 1918 New Food Regulations County Food Administrator has been called upon to enforce the following new food...

Pack the 10 Essentials When Hiking or Camping
Packing the Ten Essentials whenever you step into the backcountry, even on day hikes, is a good habit. True, on a routine trip you may use only a...

MONROE COUNTY HISTORY As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago January 18, 1918 Worse Blizzard In Years The worst snow storm and blizzard in recent years raged from one end of the...

MY TURN OPRAH-NOPRAH
It is probably a bit early for the start of the name toss for the 2020 Presidential race. But given the motivation of President Trump’s constant mentioning of his...
Why read the newspaper?
Why? Why do you read the newspaper? First and foremost, I read a newspaper for information, for fun and for entertainment.¬First information… A...

KALI: A Polar Bear’s Tale
Chapter Three: James wiggled through the den’s small opening into a larger chamber. Snuggled in the back, he saw a tiny, white, male bear cub. At...

Chapter Two: KALI: A Polar Bear's Tale
It was a cold day. The month of March offers no promise of budding trees or sprouting daffodils when you live high above the Arctic Circle. Not...

There can't miss events!
In the upcoming weeks there will be three events that are dear to my heart and to the community. ¬The first event will be the “Pink Out Basketball”...

MY TURN GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN
As we begin the new year we always take a respectful look back at 2017 to recall the many talented and otherwise famous and infamous people who have died in the past year....
Faith Walk Ministries Bishop Harold Long
Faith Walk Food and Family Support Center will distribute food again this month on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. ¬¬Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his...
Granville Christian Church Pastor Fran Schnarre
Granville Christian Church will have its quarterly board meeting this Wednesday, January 10, at 7 p.m. We will meet at 6 p.m. to take down the Christmas tree. Last Sunday...
MONROE COUNTY HISTORY As Time Goes By
100 Years Ago ¬January 11, 1918 ¬New Hotel Man at ¬Holliday ¬W. N. Pollard of Springfield, Ill., has bought the Hotel at Holliday from Dave Delaney...

Missouri Agriculture
Missouri has a great agricultural tradition and a bright future. The Show-Me State is home to more than 100,000 farms, covering two-thirds of the...

Missouri Livestock A long history
Missouri has a long history of livestock production, with cattle being the predominant species today. Roughly two million calves are produced each...

I haven’t broken a resolution yet!
Resolutions are so easy to make and so easy to break. Do you make resolutions? I try to make some every year but they seem to go by the wayside by...

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