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DOLLAR GENERAL NOW OPEN IN PARIS
Major discount retailer will celebrate the grand opening on Saturday, May 25 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – May 20, 2019 – Dollar General’s newest...

Monroe County NECAC Service Office located at 314 North Washington Street in Paris. Photo taken by Robin Gregg during Open House held May 15, 2019. Monroe County NECAC Office: Helping People & Changing Lives
By Robin Gregg Did you know that you may qualify for services that would assist you in becoming self-sufficient? The Monroe County NECAC...

Monroe County Culvert Replacement
State Route D West - MONROE COUNTY - CLOSED CULVERT REPLACEMENT Scheduled from 23-MAY-2019 to 23-MAY-2019. Road work begins 1.99 MILES AFTER RT Z...

Paris Board of Alderman May Meeting
The Board of Aldermen met for a regular meeting at 7:00 P.M. at the City Office. The Mayor welcomed all in attendance and started the meeting...

JERIOD TURNER EARNS CFP® MARK
Hannibal, MO, April 30, 2019 -- Jeriod Turner, CFP®, a Financial Advisor Representative with Benson Financial Group in Hannibal, Missouri, has...

United Way Exceeds Campaign Goal With Boost From General Mills
Hannibal, Mo. – Officials with the United Way of the Mark Twain Area are excited to share they have exceeded the 2018-19 Be the Change Annual...

City Hall on Main Street in Paris, MO. It was once the old School House. Photo by Robin Gregg Donations Needed for City Hall Building's Roof
By Robin Gregg Many of you read about our Then and Now section regarding the Paris City Hall building which was the old School House on Main...

Monroe County Health Department May Schedule
 GENERAL “WALK-IN” CLINICS Clinic will include immunizations, blood pressures, blood draws, and other health services. LOCATIONS: Monroe City...

Left is David Young and on the right is Robbie Turner. Photo courtesy of City of Paris Aldermen Sworn In
Two aldermen were sworn in on Tuesday, April 23, after being re-elected.

Side view from water crossing. Photo by Janice Carman REDEDICATION CEREMONY FOR THE UNION COVERED BRIDGE
The Union Covered Bridge near Paris, Missouri, spans the Elk fork of the Salt River on the old Paris to Fayette road. It was built between 1870...

Truman VA, Mobile Veteran Center to Provide On-site Services for...
Who: Veterans and their families What: Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are...

Pictured, from left, are Commissioner Ron Staggs, Presiding Commissioner Mike Minor, NECAC Board Member and Commissioner Mike Whelan and NECAC Monroe County Service Coordinator Maggie Middleton. NECAC Community Action Month
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) joined the Monroe County Commission in a proclamation ceremony declaring May as...

Last bales of plastic materials accepted by the Monroe City Sheltered Workshop. Monroe City Sheltered Workshop Stops Collecting Certain Recyclable...
By Abbey Gerveler The Monroe City Sheltered Workshop, located at 701 South East Border Street, Monroe City, Missouri, is no longer acepting...

Monroe County Historical Society Offering Great Selection at...
PARIS, Mo. – The Monroe County Historical Society plans a huge selection for the Paris All-City Garage Sale on May 10-11. The sale is an...

Pile-N Up In Paris
By Robin Gregg Destruction, Hitting, Chasing, and Dodging is the game and Pile-N Up In Paris is the theme for their First Demolition Derby at...

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