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Missouri State Highway Patrol Requests Assistance Locating A...
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, requests the public’s assistance with locating a missing person. On November 12, 2018,...


Paris Dollar General Catches Fire
By Robin Gregg An important part of Paris, Missouri, caught on fire early Sunday morning, November 11, around 2:45am. Paris Rural Fire...


Emma Jo Raines, Chapter Registrar, who made the Quilt of Valor, presents to Larry Castleman. Annual Vietnam Veterans’ Dinner Held
The James Monroe Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held their Annual Vietnam Veterans’ Dinner at the Paris Christian Church...


Paris Veteran's Day Celebration
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Water Control/Dam Safety Annual Operating Meeting at Mark Twain Lake
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake invites everyone to the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center on Tuesday, November 27th at...


Monroe County General Election-November 6, 2018 Final Cumulative...
Election Summary Report General Election-November 6, 2018 Monroe County, Missouri Final Cumulative Results Monroe County has 6,059 registered...


“A Hometown Christmas”
By Robin Gregg “A Hometown Christmas” is this years theme for the Paris Chamber event scheduled for December 6. The Paris Area Chamber is...


Last Honor Flight of 2018, November 5
Our final flight of 2018 will take place today, Monday, November 5. After a trip to Washington, D.C., buses carrying 110 veterans arrive in...


Anita Dunkle, Collector of Revenue for Monroe County on the left will be retiring at the first of the year and Chrissy Graupman on the right, who has no opponents running against her for the office in the election Tuesday. Dunkle Retiring as Collector of Revenue for Monroe County
Anita Dunkle, Collector of Revenue for Monroe County on the left will be retiring at the first of the year and Chrissy Graupman on the right, who...


Lawrence LeClaire, Tara Garside, Aly Francis, Don Murphy and Larry Castleman Paris Senior Center Blessed with Donations
Paris Senior Center has been so blessed with these two great donations. First donation was from Aly Francis. Aly had her hog processed and...


The Child Center, Inc. in Hannibal Moves to New Location
Abbey Gerveler—October 29, 2018 Last week, The Child Center, Inc., a child advocacy center (CAC), announced its office’s new location at 8965 Hwy...


Aunt Dilsie Heard the Phantom Horn
By Dr. Jim Foster “Goodbye, old home, I’ll see you no more no more.” Thomas Vaughn Bodine, The Paris Mercury The death of Tom Bodine,...


Front of the Monroe County Abstract & Title Building. Photo by Robin Gregg Paris Chamber Spotlight: Monroe County Abstract & Title
By Robin Gregg Will you be purchasing a house and/or land anytime soon? If so, then, more than likely, you will be visiting the Monroe County...


Xi Beta Xi Sorority Halloween Parade 2018
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Just Bead It
By Robin Gregg Have you ever looked at a magazine and thought to yourself, “I could make jewelry out of this!” Danny and Pam Langdon, from...