When the power goes out, keep a lid on food safety
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the power goes out at home, the clock starts ticking on the safety of meats, seafood, ice cream, cut produce and even...

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Monroe County Route PP...
Expect delays due to work zone State Route PP North - MONROE COUNTY - CLOSED CULVERT REPLACEMENT Scheduled from 04-FEB-2019 to 07-FEB-2019. Road...

Missouri State Releases Fall 2018 Dean’s List
SPRINGFIELD – Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean’s list. Katie Reams of...

By Bill and Bev Crager Eagles at Mark Twain Lake
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Jill Marlene Johnston Burke 1969-2019 Jill Marlene Johnston Burke 1969-2019
Jill Marlene Johnston Burke, age 49, died suddenly at her home in Columbia, Missouri, on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Jill was born on August 7,...

Bill W. Kilgore 1932-2019
Bill W. Kilgore, 86 of Paris, passed away, Friday, January 25, 2019 at Harry S. Truman Veteran’s Hospital in Columbia. Bill was born on May 22,...

Editor's Note
By Robin Gregg, Monroe County Appeal Editor Hello Monroe County!! How does everyone like what Mother Nature has blessed us with during the last...

Madison Panthers Play in Keytesville Tournament
By Robin Gregg The Madison Panthers couldn’t handle the basketball when traveled to Keytesville for their Tournament on January 22 and played...

Move more, sit less – fitness expert offers advice to stay on track...
MU professor of nutrition and exercise physiology believes new federal guidelines on physical activity could help people move more Contact:...

Miss Paris Pageant
The Alpha Phi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is pleased to announce the 2019 Miss Paris Pageant. This year’s pageant will be held Friday, April 12,...

Paris Teams Open Sturgeon Tournament Play
By Chris Willingham The #1 seeded Paris Lady Coyotes had little trouble advancing to the Championship semi-finals of the Sturgeon Tournament,...

Monroe City Board of Alderman Meeting Notes
By Abbey Gerveler On January 17, 2019, the Monroe City Board of Aldermen met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. Mayor John Long called the meeting...

Grain Belt Express from State Rep. Jim Hansen
Jefferson City, Mo. – Grain Belt Express was on the agenda at a meeting between Governor Parson’s staff, state legislators, and county commissioners on January 22. The...
Pictured with Bill is Rotary Club President, Aaron Vitt. Photo by Paula Delaney Paris Rotary - January 24
Assistant District Governor Bill Dees was the guest speaker of the Paris Rotary Club on Thursday, January 24. His message to the club was about...

Employee Engagement
Employee engagement is a new trend in business. A workplace approach providing the best conditions for all employees to be committed and motivated...

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