Government

NECAC Awarded $340,000 In Home Rehabilitation Funding
North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick has announced that the not-for-profit agency has been awarded $340,000 in...
Governor, Lawmakers Must Work Together to Fast-Track Funding Fix To...
Babies and children, including foster care youth, with severe medical disabilities are among those counting on Gov. Greitens and lawmakers to fast-track a funding solution...
Farm Bill Action Possible in Early 2018 if Congress Keeps Much of...
There’s an open window for passing a farm bill in early 2018, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri policy analyst. But potential passage gets tough by late spring....
Governor Looks to Rural Press to Connect With Rural Missourians
On December 6, 2017, Governor Eric Greitens and Press Secretary Parker Briden, invited Rural Press Outlets from all across Missouri, to attend a...


Economic Sales Tax Board Approves Four Applicants
The Economic Development Sales Tax Board established an Assistance Program in 2017. To qualify an application had to be submitted for the their approval and a...
The Monroe County Health Department Wants Your Input
The Monroe County Health Department wants your input! Please use the following link: https:// mnsu.co1.qualtrics.com/ jfe/form/SV_6FihNDch 9Kt03fD to complete a...
Missouri Supreme Court Recognizes Two 10th Circuit Judges for...
Missouri Chief Justice Zel. M. Fischer recently recognized 10th Circuit Judges David Mobley and Michael Wilson for participation in the judicial...


Auditor Galloway Releases Closeout Report on Highway 36 - I-72...
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently released the closeout audit of the U.S. Highway 36-Interstate 72 Corridor Transportation Development District (TDD) located...
Monroe County Commission Miuntes
The Monroe County Commission met on Monday, November 6, pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners...


Paris and Madison Fire Units Deployed to Shelbina District Fire
Both Madison and Paris fire departments were called to help fight a house fire located 12 - 15 miles outside of Shelbina in Lentner on Monday,...


Judy Harmon Retires: Angelia Baker Sworn in as New Assessor Judy Harmon Begins New Chapter
Monroe County Assessor, Judy Harmon, Retires Judy Harmon has served the people of Monroe County for eight years as county assessor. Her successor,...


Tax Board Prepares Plans to Use Funds
Thanks to area residents passing the sales tax levy last spring, the City of Paris has a new influx of cash that is to be used to improve downtown business districts and...
Senator Claire McCaskill discussed a range of issues during the Town Hall held July 6 at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center. McCaskill Finds Friendly Audience in Monroe City
When Claire McCaskill traveled Missouri for her latest round of town hall meetings, she deliberately chose deep-red counties where she expected to...


American Legion Honor Guard fires salute. DAR Holds Flag Day Ceremony
The James Monroe Chapter of the DAR held a Flag Day Ceremony at the Monroe County Courthouse in Paris on June 14. American Legion Post 221 provided...


TPNB Bank had its annual customer appreciation hog dog lunch on Friday, June 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bank employees (left to right) Devyn Windsor, Assistant V.P. Cheryl Shatzer, and Nicole Burke worked the food table passing out chips, hotdogs, condiments, and drinks.  TPNB Customer Appreciation Day