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Deer and Turkey Hunting 2019 Dates
Spring and Fall Turkey Hunting *Spring Youth Portion: April 6-7 *Regular Spring Season: April 15-May 5 *Fall Firearms Season: October...

American Bald Eagle 50 Feet Away
By Robin Gregg On my way to work this am, I had an up close and personal experience with an American Bald Eagle in a field north of Paris. I was...

Grain Belt Express Approval by Public Service Commission Benefits...
By James Hark As the mayor of Hannibal, “America’s Hometown,” I have seen my fair share of proposals, plans and ideas come across my desk. The...

Culvert Work Will Temporarily Close Missouri Route 151 in Monroe...
MACON - Weather permitting, March 26, MoDOT will close Missouri Route 151 in Monroe County between Monroe County Route J and Shelby CRD 522 for...

photos by Robin Gregg UPDATED! Heinecke Metal Art Shop A Total Loss
By Robin Gregg Paul and Bonnie Heinecke received a phone call from Angie Fields just before 4am Wednesday, March 20 to the news of Bonnie’s soon...

Regional Missouri Bank’s Sixth Annual Ag College
Thursday, March 7, Regional Missouri Bank hosted their Sixth Annual Ag College at Salisbury High School. Nearly 50 individuals attended the free...

FUTURE WORK ZONES in Monroe County
State Route 107 North - MONROE COUNTY SHOULDER WORK Scheduled from 25-MAR-2019 to 28-MAR-2019. Road work begins .35 MILES AFTER RT U W. Work...

Mark Twain Lake Announces Ray Behrens and Frank Russell Recreation...
Mark Twain Lake, March 18, 2019, Monroe City, Missouri -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake announce that infrastructure...

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45 Units Collected at Blood Drive
The American Red Cross Blood Drive was held Thursday, March 14, at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Paris. There were 45 Productive...

Consider native warm-season grasses to complement tall fescue
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Native warm-season grasses can yield more forage than traditional tall fescue, says Tim Schnakenberg, University of Missouri...

Another Weak Year Predicted for Farm Economy
By Eric Bohl A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) analysis projects 2019 net farm income will again be well below normal. This broad...

Corps of Engineers Seeks Volunteers for Placement of Fish Structure
Mark Twain Lake, March 11, 2019 - Many Christmas trees have been collected during the annual Christmas tree recycling program. The U.S. Army Corps...

Preparations Begin for Resurfacing Work on U.S. Route 36 in Marion...
Chester Bross Construction is set to begin preparations this week for the resurfacing contract on U.S. Route 36 in Marion County. The contract was...

City Council. Photo by Abbey Gerveler Monroe City Board of Aldermen Met
Aldermen Present: Connie Painter, Marvin Viloria, Jason Osbourne, Jeremy Moss, Dane Foster, and Melissa Hays Alderman Absent: Others Present:...