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Jay Craig, Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch Craig Retiring After Nearly 40 Years of Service
Shelbina, Missouri – As many as 60 children ranging in age from birth to 18 years are cared for by loving home parents in six Shiloh homes on...


Paris Board of Aldermen-January 2019 Meeting
By Robin Gregg The Paris Board of Aldermen met in their regular session rescheduled from January 1 to January 8, 2019 at the City Office with...


Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Routes in Shelby and...
MACON - Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing the following work on routes in Shelby and Monroe Counties. Please see the dates and locations...


Toys for Tots helps 1,428 NEMO children
For the 2018 Christmas season, Toys for Tots in Northeast Missouri provided Christmas assistance to 1,428 children in Northeast Missouri. This is...


Paris Gets Back Time
By Robin Gregg Paris got their time back on January 4, 2019! After several months, Regional Missouri Bank was finally able to find a replacement...


Esry of Madison Arrested
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office---J. David Hoffman, Sheriff---Joe Colston, Chief Deputy On Tuesday, January 1, 2019 a joint effort between the...


Estate, Succession And Retirement Program Set For January
Source: Darla Campbell, 660-457-3469 COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension wants to help baby boomers who will be transferring wealth...


Family Loses Trailer To Fire
Submitted by Jamie Ebbesmeyer Paris Rural Fire Protection District was paged out by Monroe County 911 Dispatch at 15:29 Sunday, December 30th...


Marion County Endowment Growing Fund, Impact
Fund Council encourages residents to invest in Marion County by contributing towards $25,000 goal..... Four years ago, Marion County citizens...


Front row: Dawn Tillman, Crystal Thorrington, Julia Hughart

Back row: Lavonda Nickell, Judy Gregg, Shari Embree, Sandra Duncan, Andy Eckman, Wilda Gregg. Photo submitted by Michelle Chapman. Monroe Manor recognizes Employees of the Year
Submitted by Denny Hollingsworth PARIS – A certified nurse’s aide [CNA] and a member of the dietary department were selected as Monroe Manor...


Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Monroe County Route V
MACON - Weather permitting, Dec. 31, crews will have Monroe County Route V closed from Monroe County Road 398/Shelby County Road 494 to Monroe...


Battle of the Cuffs Basketball Game to Be Held at Mark Twain High...
By Abbey Gerveler The sixth annual Battle of the Cuffs Basketball Game will be held on Saturday, January 12th at Mark Twain High School. The...


Prengers Buys Paris Hickman's IGA
December 2018 Hickman’s IGA and Prenger Foods JOINT NEWS RELEASE To our Customers and Employees; In a joint news release Hickman’s IGA and...


Troop B Announces Retirement of Trooper Brian T. Hillyer
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces effective January 1, 2019, Trooper Brian T. Hillyer will retire from the...


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