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United Way Exceeds Campaign Goal With Boost From General Mills
Hannibal, Mo. – Officials with the United Way of the Mark Twain Area are excited to share they have exceeded the 2018-19 Be the Change Annual...

City Hall on Main Street in Paris, MO. It was once the old School House. Photo by Robin Gregg Donations Needed for City Hall Building's Roof
By Robin Gregg Many of you read about our Then and Now section regarding the Paris City Hall building which was the old School House on Main...

Monroe County Health Department May Schedule
 GENERAL “WALK-IN” CLINICS Clinic will include immunizations, blood pressures, blood draws, and other health services. LOCATIONS: Monroe City...

Left is David Young and on the right is Robbie Turner. Photo courtesy of City of Paris Aldermen Sworn In
Two aldermen were sworn in on Tuesday, April 23, after being re-elected.

Side view from water crossing. Photo by Janice Carman REDEDICATION CEREMONY FOR THE UNION COVERED BRIDGE
The Union Covered Bridge near Paris, Missouri, spans the Elk fork of the Salt River on the old Paris to Fayette road. It was built between 1870...

Truman VA, Mobile Veteran Center to Provide On-site Services for...
Who: Veterans and their families What: Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are...

Pictured, from left, are Commissioner Ron Staggs, Presiding Commissioner Mike Minor, NECAC Board Member and Commissioner Mike Whelan and NECAC Monroe County Service Coordinator Maggie Middleton. NECAC Community Action Month
The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) joined the Monroe County Commission in a proclamation ceremony declaring May as...

Last bales of plastic materials accepted by the Monroe City Sheltered Workshop. Monroe City Sheltered Workshop Stops Collecting Certain Recyclable...
By Abbey Gerveler The Monroe City Sheltered Workshop, located at 701 South East Border Street, Monroe City, Missouri, is no longer acepting...

Monroe County Historical Society Offering Great Selection at...
PARIS, Mo. – The Monroe County Historical Society plans a huge selection for the Paris All-City Garage Sale on May 10-11. The sale is an...

Pile-N Up In Paris
By Robin Gregg Destruction, Hitting, Chasing, and Dodging is the game and Pile-N Up In Paris is the theme for their First Demolition Derby at...

Culvert Replacements Will Temporarily Close Monroe County Route EE
MACON - Weather permitting, April 29-30, MoDOT will close Monroe County Route EE from U.S. Route 36 to CRD 370 for culvert replacement work. The...

Those firefighters attending the 2019 Convention were: Chief Larry Jones, Assistant Chief Shannon Bried, Captain Dale Ransdell, Lt. Chad Wolfe, Training Officer Harold Muehe, FF Chase Barnes, FF Madison Breid, FF Holden Peel, FF Austin Thornton, FF Rich Stevenson, FF Johnathan Wolfe from Southeastern, and FF Jeremy Wright from Mexico. Those supporting the firefighters were: Nancy Ransdell, Audi Barnes, Juanita Wolfe, Ann Jones, Aaron and Yvette Wandrey. Madison West Monroe Volunteer Fire Department Attended the 2019...
The Madison West Monroe Volunteer Fire Department attended the 2019 FFAM Convention at Sedalia from April 12-14. There were about 350 firefighters...

Christene Deatrick in her shop. Photo by Robin Gregg Beautiful Blooms for Celebrating Life’s Events
By Robin Gregg Crates, Statues, Memorial Stones, Flower Sprays, Wreaths, and County Decor welcomes you into the Paris Flower Shop next door to...

Photo by Robin Gregg Lab Services Through LabCorp Are Now Available at Monroe County...
Monroe County Health Department announces that lab services through LabCorp are now available. Non-Medicare/non-Medicaid patrons may bring their...

Paris Chamber of Commerce Spring All-Town Garage Sale Scheduled
The Paris Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Spring 2019 Paris All-Town Garage Sales on May 10 and May 11. The deadline for your sale to be...

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