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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...

Donna Turnbough rides her Farmall in the Old Threshers parade on Saturday, July 11. 46th Annual Mark Twain Old Threshers features record crowd,...
The 46th Annual Mark Twain Old Threshers Reunion was a qualified success according to Old Threshers Committee President Angie Fields. We had a...