Local News

Icy Roads Cause Highway 36 to Close Lanes
By Bill Crager Early Morning on US-36 about 5 miles east, of Monroe City (just west of the US 36 overpass) a group of over the road truckers...


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Rob Wood-church member
Tara Garside-Administrator
John Gilmore- church member Paris Senior Center Receives Donation
The Paris Senior Center doesn’t have much time to “chill out” on the job. The Paris Presbyterian Church approached Administrator Tara Garside...


Mike Starrett, Farm Safety Day committee, presenting check to Clay Joiner of Monroe County Ambulance District LOCAL EMERGENCY AGENCIES RECEIVE FARM SAFETY DONATIONS
Submitted by Cheryl Bright In February, 2018, Josh Bright of rural Paris, was involved in a farm auger accident that mangled his left hand. In...


Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Toni Hunter, pictured with Monroe City Branch Office Administrator, Michelle L. Bryant. Photo by Abbey Gerveler. Monroe City Chamber Business Spotlight: Investment Advisor Firm...
By Abbey Gerveler Monroe City Chamber of Commerce member Edward Jones began its Investment Adviser firm in Monroe City in 1999. Today,...


Downtown Paris Partnership Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled
Due to increment weather, tomorrows Town Hall Meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, February 11 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Community Center in...


Ice, Snow Expected Tonight, Tomorrow Morning for Northeast Missouri
HANNIBAL - Another round of winter weather has the possibility of affecting most of northeast Missouri again tonight, including a glazing of ice...


Capt. Wilt Presents Honorary Trooper Certificate To Monroe City...
On January 14, 2019, Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, presented Monroe City resident Ollie “Butch” Pennewell with a...


Senior Auditor III Julie Molden from the office of the Missouri State Auditor in Kansas City discusses the upcoming city government audit with the Monroe City Council. Monroe City Council Anticipates Upcoming City Government Audit
By Abbey Gerveler At the last Monroe City Board of Alderman meeting, Senior Auditor III Julie Moulden from the office of the Missouri State...


Harold Wilson giving his 18th. gallon of blood at the Red Cross Blood Drive held at the Paris First Baptist Church Jan. 10. Assisting him is Red Cross nurse Chelsea Dorman Paris Red Cross Blood Drive Collects 37 Productive Units
The American Red Cross Blood Drive was held Thursday, January 10, at the First Baptist Church in Paris. Thirty-seven productive units were...


Winter Storm Hits Northeast Missouri
By Robin Gregg The week leading up to Friday, January 11, meteorologists didn’t know exactly how much snow Northeast Missouri would receive over...


Road Condition Update for NE Missouri
HANNIBAL - Most roads in northeast Missouri are still covered to partly covered. The major roads are passable and most of the smaller roads have...


Mark Twain Lake Announces the 8th Annual Antler Shed Hunt for Youth
Mark Twain Lake, January 11, 2019 - Are you looking for a new outdoor adventure? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake in partnership...


Travel Not Advised Saturday - Stay Updated With Online Map and App...
HANNIBAL - The Missouri Department of Transportation's Northeast District discourages travel today as snow plow crews continue to plow several...


Recognizing Monroe County Ambulance District
By Robin Gregg I had the opportunity to attend a Paris Rotary Meeting on January 3. The guest speaker was Clay Joiner, Monroe County Ambulance...


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Returns to Northeast Missouri
A nearly twenty year tradition of free income tax preparation in Northeast Missouri will continue this year under the sponsorship of the Monroe...