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Best Christmas Photo Winner
Congratulations to Jenel Hammock for winning our first Best Christmas Photo Contest! Make sure to look out for next year's contest.


Beef Quality Assurance Training Scheduled for Paris – January 17th
Contact: Tony Francis tony.francis@mo.usda.gov 660 327 4137 ext 2 Area cattle producers are invited to participate in a Beef Quality...


January OATS Schedule in Monroe County
January OATS Schedule in Monroe County---We will be closed January 1st in Observance of New Years and January 21st in Observance of Martin Luther...


This Weeks Deadline and Office Hours
Due to New Years falling on a Tuesday which is our normal print day, the deadlines have been moved to December 28 by 2pm. Nothing sent in over the...


Appeal New Years Deadline and Office Hours
Due to New Years falling on a Tuesday which is our normal print day, the deadlines have been moved to December 28 by 2pm. Nothing sent in over the...


Monroe County Route V To Be Closed For Culvert Work
MACON - Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing the following work on routes in Shelby and Monroe Counties. Please see the dates and locations...


Legalman 1st Class Katie Holden, from Paris, Missouri Holden Lays Wreath in National Cemetery
181215-N-PG550-0125 HAMPTON, Va. (Dec. 15, 2018) Legalman 1st Class Katie Holden, from Paris, Missouri, poses for a photo while laying a wreath on...


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Monroe County COOP Celebrates 2018 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days
Paris, MO – Monroe County COOP, a Purina® Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing their 2018 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days, a customer appreciation...


Area Citizens Participate In 14th Community Alliance Program
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, MO, announces on November 12, 2018, 18 Troop B area residents completed a Community...


Comprehensive Book of Seven Cemeteries in Monroe County Released
The first Armistis Day was November 11, 1918 one hundred years ago when WW1 was officially over. Monroe County Historical Society published The...


Present for the ribbon cutting were:  Left to Right--Chief Juvenile Officer J.C. Weyand, Ralls County Clerk Sandy Lanier, Dave Durst from Durst Construction, Devyn Campbell from the Mark Twain Solid Waste District; Marion County Associate Commissioner Steve, Begley, Marion County Associate Commissioner Larry Welch, Juvenile Office, Administrative Assistant Joni Johnson, Marion County Presiding Commissioner, Lyndon Bode, Deputy Juvenile Officer Nikki Lyng; Presiding Circuit Judge, Rachel Bringer Shepherd, Deputy Juvenile Officer Sue Walker, Ralls County, Western District Commissioner John Lake, Juvenile Office Administrative Assistant, Theresa Casey, Monroe County Associate Commissioner Ron Staggs, Monroe
County Presiding Commissioner Mike Minor, Monroe County Associate, Commissioner Mike Whelan, Jim Bensman with MECO Engineering Ribbon-Cutting at Hannibal Juvenile Office
Monday, December 10th, was the ribbon-cutting for the new handicapped ramp at the 10th Circuit Juvenile Office in Hannibal. The Juvenile Office...


Have A Safe Christmas Season!
Sleigh bells ... carolers ... laughter ... joyful greetings: These are sounds everyone wants to hear during the holidays. Unfortunately, breaking...


The Rasmussen family enjoying the winter weather outdoors at the trail head of the Mark Twain Recreational Trail in Florida Mo. Photo courtesy of Warren Hagan M.D. Outdoor Recreation In The Holiday Season
The winter holidays create less opportunity for exercise, increased stress from holiday bussle, and days indoors due to weather. Erin Rasmussen...


Farmers Wanted!!!!
By Robin Gregg Yes, you read the headline correct, “Farmers Wanted”. The Monroe County Appeal would like to spotlight Monroe County Farmers once...