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NRCS Offering Grants to Help Promote Conservation Programs
FEBRUARY 12, 2019/Columbia, MO – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering grants for promoting public awareness and...

Future of Paris
Everyone who attended Monday night’s Town Hall Meeting was assigned “homework.” The homework is to tell your family and friends about the...

Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector retiring. Photo by Robin Gregg. Dunkle Retires After 31 Years in Collector’s Office
By Robin Gregg If you live in Monroe County, you are familiar with Anita Dunkle in the Collector’s Office in the Courthouse. Anita is retiring...

Kevin and Denice Blew of Clarence, Mo UNITED WAY EVENING OF PHILANTHROPY HONOREES ANNOUNCED
Hannibal, Mo. – The United Way of the Mark Twain Area works in the community to empower individuals to achieve their potential through education,...

Jill Janes sharing information on Leadership Givers. UNITED WAY ON WAY TO ACHIEVING GOAL, CELEBRATES YEAR AT ANNUAL MEETING
Hannibal, Mo. – The United Way of the Mark Twain Area hosted their 67th annual meeting over lunch at the Hannibal Country Club on Thursday,...

The Flower Shoppe, LLC Valentine's Day Special
Valentine Specials starting at $20; Something for everyone’s budget! 124 W. Caldwell, Paris, Mo 65275 660-327-1129

Monroe County 911 Joint Communications is Updating Contact Information
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office would like to make the community aware that Monroe County 911 Joint Communications is updating contact...

White Arrested on Multiple Charges
On February 4, 2019 at approximately 3:30 P.M., a Monroe City Police Officer performed a traffic stop at the 200th block of First Street. During...

Kevin Bolling, second from the left, pictured with members of his family. Kevin Bolling Retires From Mark Twain State Park
Last Wednesday, Kevin Bolling celebrated his retirement as the Mark Twain State Park’s natural resource manager. Friends and family gathered at...

Sixth Annual Battle of the Cuffs Held on Saturday
By Abbey Gerveler The sixth annual Battle of the Cuffs Basketball Game was held on Saturday, February 2nd at Mark Twain High School. The event...

Bill J. Trower Memorial Park
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Walk through at M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center
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Tim Inman retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation Inman Retires with 27 Years of Service to MoDOT
MACON – Tim Inman retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) effective February 1, 2019. Inman had 27 years of service with...

Jared Michael Levings -33,of Paris, Missouri. Photo courtesy of Monroe County Sheriff's Department. Levings of Paris Arrested From Drug Bust
During the afternoon hours of February 1, 2019, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Centralia Police Department K-9...

Paris Chamber Member Business Spotlight-TPNB Bank of Paris
By Robin Gregg TPNB Bank of Paris is this month’s Chamber Member Spotlight. While the county was involved in the Civil War, local investors in...