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Regional Missouri Bank Board Members Recognize Employee Promotions
PARIS — The Regional Missouri Bank Board of Directors announced their slate of promotions January 19, 2017. Regional Missouri Bank has been a local, community bank since...
2017 Bluff View Re-Regulation Dam Tainter Gate Work
Mark Twain Lake, February 2, 2017 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake has announced plans for a public informational meeting to be held on Wednesday,...
The Monroe County United Way wants to thank everyone in the community who helped them meet their goal of $3500. United Way Thank You

Grain Belt Express Suffers Another Setback
The Grain Belt Express project recently suffered a significant setback on their third attempt at acquiring a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity that would enable them...
Prince Candidates: (Back Row L-R) Brayden Meals, Tyler Buck, Dalton Graham, and Jimmy Layton.
Princess Candidates: (Front Row L-R) Jaylyn Dennis, Macy Holohan, Josie Rentschler, and Madison Thomas. Prince And Princess Candidates

Don Williams Memories
Larry Turner member of the Paris High School Class of 1967 presents a book entitled “The History of Missouri State Basketball Championships”...

KRISTA CHARLICK TO GRADUATE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
Krista Charlick graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma, on Friday, December 16, at 1 p.m. She received a Bachelor...

Half Cent Sales Tax Increase
The Monroe County Commissioners’ Office will be seeking a half-cent sales tax increase in April of 2017. Presiding Commissioner Mike Minor, Western...

Missouri Woman Says Hello
As your new editor, I’d going to be taking some time to get to know the area and its citizens, but I thought I’d take this opportunity to introduce myself and give you a...
Pink Out Fundraising Game a Big Success
Two students from Paris R-2, Lauren Embree and John DeOrnellis, along with the Monroe County 4-H Leader, the late Jacquie Stuart, started the Pink...

Missouri House Hosts Governor Greitens for Annual State of the...
Members of the General Assembly gathered in the House Chamber Tuesday evening to listen to new Governor Eric Greitens share his vision for the direction Missouri should...
Meet Your Neighbor: Tanya Kolosick
Tanya Kolosick ended up in Paris by luck and design. She is now the new Assistant Publisher of the Monroe County Appeal, a job she could not have...

Paula Bichsel, the publisher of the Monroe County Appeal, announces...
Beth Weber has been hired to fill the editor’s position. Beth holds an English MA from Truman University and an MFA in creative writing from Spalding University in...
New Baby
Ron Truax and Paula Bross of Paris are happy to announce the birth of their daughter, Aspen Laya Truax. Aspen was born December 14,2016 at 8:46am...

Auditor Galloway Finds Disorganized records, Missing Money in...
83% of case records inaccurate, $1300 missing in small northeast Missouri court JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Jan. 23, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released an...