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Paris Junior High cheerleaders: Front: Emma Morgan; middle, from left: Makayla Hayes, Morghan Crain, Kaylee Mitchell, Bryanna Conboy; back, from left: Jasmine Locke, Jasmine Rucker, Carlee Long, Charlie Vitt, Sydney Price Paris Junior High plays final game of season
The Paris Junior High School Coyotes take a 5-0 record to Monroe City this evening for their final game of the season. Game time is 6 p.m.

Paris Junior High squares off with Salisbury. Thanks to Suzy Forrest for the photo. Paris Junior High beats Salisbury
The Paris Junior High football team ran its record to 5-0 with an away game victory over Salisbury, 52-6. Look for the full story in next week's...

USDA crop update
Here is a link to the USDA weekly crop update for...
Fans gather on the Courthouse lawn for Friday's Homecoming pep rally. Paris High School 2016 homecoming
This week's Monroe County Appeal will have complete coverage of the 60th annual homecoming celebration at Paris High School.

Michael Redpath, arrested on charges of failure to register as a sex offender. Illinois ex-convict arrested in Monroe City for failing to register...
A man who plead guilty to sexual assault that resulted in a three-year prison sentence was arrested by Monroe City Police on Thursday, charged with...

Paris Homecoming Royalty Court
The Paris High School 2016 Homecoming Royalty court: Front, from left: Katie Pugh, Danielle Anderson, Riley Barton, Payton Ness, Britany Williams,...

Jacob Wolfe runs up the middle against Fayette. Coyotes spoil Fayette homecoming 28-20
With Paris High School trailing Fayette 12-0 toward the end of the first quarter on Friday night, it appeared the Coyotes were headed to their...

Michael Luntsford Madison men charged for June home invasion
Two Madison have been charged for numerous felonies for alleged crimes related to a home invasion south of Madison in June, the Monroe County...

Madison men arrested for burglary, stolen property charges
Two Madison men were arrested this afternoon, charged with receiving stolen property and burglary, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said late today. The arrest could...
STORM BLOWS THROUGH MONROE COUNTY
A summer storm pounded Monroe and surrounding counties this morning, leaving the area with widespread power outages, downed trees and structural...

MONROE COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE
Relay for Life of Monroe County is this Saturday evening, June 25, at the courthouse from 4:00 p.m. until midnight. As always Monroe County Cancer Supporters has a team. ...
Madison Fun Days
Madison Fun Day Saturday, June 25 This year things are changing up a bit with the Madison Fun Day games beginning at the Madison Area Community Center at 3 p.m. and...
Fire Safety Poster winners Gracie Henry, Kaden Graupman, Knightly Mitten, Cayden Poddany, Garrett Henry, Brody Shivers, Maddie Wheeler, Kameron Arnette
Hear The Beep Where You Sleep Local members of the Fire Fighter Association of Missouri held a fire safety awareness poster contest Paris...

FFA 2016

Author Sharon Krager was on hand at the Paris Library on Saturday, July 25 to sign her new and published books for local youth. Left to right, Max Billings, the books illustrator Paris High School junior Samantha Davis, Librarian Sue Mattingly, Author Sharon Krager and Lokahi Valentine. Local Author Sharon Krager visits Paris Library to sign new book
It was with a look of excitement and fulfillment that local author Sharon Krager sold her first couple books at her book signing on Saturday, July...