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Ka-BAM! Bike Across Missouri Riders Cycle into Paris
The BAM riders' estimated time of arrival varied during the day of June 14. They were originally expected to arrive between 10 and noon, but they...


Bounce Houses for Everyone
When I was at the Relay for Life last week, I admired the work of all the fundraising teams, but I was most drawn to the Sugar Shakers. Not only did they have face...
Monroe County Girl Goes Missing
MISSING - 17-year-old Alyssah Thomas was reported missing on the morning of June 13, 2017. She was last seen on the evening of June 12, 2017, at...


Kathryn McDaniel Addresses Rotary
Paris Rotarian Jason Fleenor invited Kathryn McDaniel from the American Cancer Society to present to the Paris Rotary Club on Thursday, May 25.  Kathryn shared statistics...
United Way Allocations
Allocation Committee Chair Maria Mundle addresses the United Way of the Mark Twain Area Allocation Committee April 25, 2017. The work by the...


City of Paris Receives $57,736.33 from Consolidated Electric...
Lisa Hollingsworth, Paris City Superintendent, received the city’s annual cap credit check this year with along with other city officials. Hollingsworth said the check...
Paris Graduates Thirty-Two on Mother’s Day
The Paris High School Class of 2017 received their diplomas on May 14 at 2 p.m. Aaron Vitt, Paris R-II Superintendent, welcomed those attending the commencement, and the...
Bob Riley Earns 50-Year Masonic Pin
Bob Riley is humble about being earning his Masonic 50-year pin Saturday, May 13, saying that paying his dues regularly was a big part of his tenure with the...
MACC Brothers Ox and NGN Induct New Members 249
Brothers Ox is the oldest and most traditional of all organizations at MACC. The honorary men’s organization was founded in 1928, and the original...


Historical Society to Present Black Jack Pershing Portrayal
The World War I Soldiers of Monroe County, Missouri, written and published by Monroe County Historical Society, will be available for purchase at...


Local Organizations Contribute to Paris Band
Three local organizations banded together to give $3,000 to the Paris R-II music department for instrument repair and replacement. The Paris Lions...


Audrey Vitt: HIP Boutique is Just the Beginning
Audrey Louis Vitt is just twenty years old but she is already an entrepreneur as well as a student at the University of Missouri. Her life is also...


As Time Goes By
May 18, 1917 Flag Raising Was To Be May 27 Sunday Week Has Been Chosen For The Ceremonies A BIG program has been prepared. There will be drills...


May 18 Will Be Open House at Monroe Manor’s Cottage
PARIS – Almost a year after construction began, and two years subsequent to initial planning, Monroe Manor Nursing Home will open the doors for...


Madison High Graduates Receive Diplomas on Mother’s Day
The Madison C-3 graduation ceremony saw both 8th grade and high school seniors graduate. Lesa Rapert, District Superintendent, presented the senior class to the crowd ,...