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Results of Recent Drug Take-Back Event in NE Missouri
The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force would like to announce the results of the recent Drug Take-Back events held in Northeast...

Upcoming Culvert and Pavement Work Will Impact Traffic in Shelby...
MACON - Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing the following work in Shelby and Monroe County. See the dates and locations below. Shelby County...

Construction of the Chariton Valley Fiber Network Progresses in...
Chariton Valley (CV), a certified Gig-Capable Provider, continues to construct a fiber optic network in Monroe City as part of its expansion plan...

$1000 Given to Paris Senior Center
Scott Willingham of Monroe County CO-OP wrote a grant in collaboration with Land O Lakes. Land O Lakes matched funds donated from Monroe County...

USDA awards funding to NECAC

USDA awarded the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) $365,700 to expand the Self-Help Housing Home Rehabilitation Program to cover work at 56 homes in Lincoln, Montgomery, Shelby and Warren counties. Pictured at the announcement and certificate of award presentation during the June 13 Tri-State Housing Summit held at the Rialto Banquet Hall, a restored theater in Hannibal, are, from left, NECAC Deputy Director for Housing Development Programs Carla Potts, NECAC Chief Deputy Director Dan Page, NECAC President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick, USDA Rural Development Missouri Housing Programs Director Pam Anglin and USDA Rural Development Area 1 Director Shane Ebeling. NECAC Awarded Funding to Expand Self-Help Housing Program
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has been awarded a $365,700 USDA Rural Development grant to expand the Self-Help...

Monroe Manor Nursing Home Administrator Shari Embree (far 
left) and her board members (left-to-right) Becky Vaanlandingham, former 
member Dick Fredrick, Guy Callison, Russell Wolfe and Denny 
Hollingsworth (permanently seated). Monroe Manor Recognizes Former and Present Board Members
PARIS – Before Monday night’s (June 10) monthly meeting, Monroe Manor Nursing Home District Administrator Shari Embree presented retired board...

American Legion Post 221 Presented the Colors during the Celebration. Photo by Robin Gregg. Flag Day Celebration
By Robin Gregg The James Monroe Chapter NSDAR hosted the Flag Day Celebration on the Monroe County Courthouse lawn, Friday, June 14. Chyerl...

Crash Photo by Bill Crager. Crash Claims Two Lives
Fatality Crash, Monroe City, Mo – 2016 GMC Canyon driven by 77 year old Janie Goodwin of Novinger, Mo attempted to make a left turn from the right...

2019 VBS at the Santa Fe Christian Church
2019 VBS at the Santa Fe Christian Church "Athens Discovering Paul's Journey"

Roadwork Scheduled in Monroe County
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing the following work in Monroe County. Please see the dates and locations below. Monroe County...

A survivor’s cautionary plea about driving through flood waters
JEFFERSON CITY – Kate Dougherty attempted to drive her shiny white SUV across a road flooded by the swollen waters of the Fabius River in northeast...

Frank Russell Pond Closed To Public During Kids Fishing Day Event
June 5, 2019, Monroe City, Missouri - Mark Twain Lake announces that fishing at the Frank Russell Recreation Area Pond will be suspended in order...

Brasch Manufacturing Building in Paris. Photo by Robin Gregg Brasch Building to be For Sale
By Robin Gregg According to Allan Epstein of St Louis, who is the trustee for Jerry Brasch and his wife on June 4, 2019, the Paris Brasch...

image courtesy of City of Paris, MO Paris Board of Alderman June Meeting
By Robin Gregg The June Paris Board of Aldermen Monthly Meeting was held, Tuesday night, June 4, 2019 at the City Office with the following...

The road leading down to the South Fork Boat Ramp Flood 2019-Monroe County, Missouri
Mark Twain Lake, June 3, 2019, Monroe City, Missouri –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake announces due to high water levels the...

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