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February OATS Schedule in Monroe County
We will be closed February 18th in Observance of President’s Day OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income,...

Missouri Main Street Connection Receives USDA Grant For My...
For more information, contact Gayla Roten at glroten@momainstreet.org Missouri Main Street Connection (MMSC) is proud to announce the receipt of a...

Monroe County Sheriff's Department Burglary Investigation
On January 25, 2019, Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputies made contact with Jeremy Pipes at a residence on Monroe County Road 1009 in reference to a...

Taking Care of Your Feet During the Winter
During the winter months we are usually focused on preventing cold and flu illnesses, but don’t overlook the importance of keeping your feet...

Deep Freeze Warnings and Tips from the Humane Society of Missouri
Keep furry friends safe with extreme cold weather tips from the Humane Society of Missouri In these extreme cold temperatures, your pet’s life...

MEC Warns of Added Danger in Car Accidents with Power Poles
Contact: Allie Bennett, Marketing and Communications Manager In the midst of winter storm season, Macon Electric Cooperative urges all drivers to...

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Monroe County Route PP...
Expect delays due to work zone State Route PP North - MONROE COUNTY - CLOSED CULVERT REPLACEMENT Scheduled from 04-FEB-2019 to 07-FEB-2019. Road...

By Bill and Bev Crager Eagles at Mark Twain Lake
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Monroe City Board of Alderman Meeting Notes
By Abbey Gerveler On January 17, 2019, the Monroe City Board of Aldermen met in regular session at 6:00 p.m. Mayor John Long called the meeting...

Grain Belt Express from State Rep. Jim Hansen
Jefferson City, Mo. – Grain Belt Express was on the agenda at a meeting between Governor Parson’s staff, state legislators, and county commissioners on January 22. The...
Icy Roads Cause Highway 36 to Close Lanes
By Bill Crager Early Morning on US-36 about 5 miles east, of Monroe City (just west of the US 36 overpass) a group of over the road truckers...

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Rob Wood-church member
Tara Garside-Administrator
John Gilmore- church member Paris Senior Center Receives Donation
The Paris Senior Center doesn’t have much time to “chill out” on the job. The Paris Presbyterian Church approached Administrator Tara Garside...

Mike Starrett, Farm Safety Day committee, presenting check to Clay Joiner of Monroe County Ambulance District LOCAL EMERGENCY AGENCIES RECEIVE FARM SAFETY DONATIONS
Submitted by Cheryl Bright In February, 2018, Josh Bright of rural Paris, was involved in a farm auger accident that mangled his left hand. In...

Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Toni Hunter, pictured with Monroe City Branch Office Administrator, Michelle L. Bryant. Photo by Abbey Gerveler. Monroe City Chamber Business Spotlight: Investment Advisor Firm...
By Abbey Gerveler Monroe City Chamber of Commerce member Edward Jones began its Investment Adviser firm in Monroe City in 1999. Today,...

Downtown Paris Partnership Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled
Due to increment weather, tomorrows Town Hall Meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, February 11 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Community Center in...