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NECAC turns $1 million grant into $52 million for housing efforts
Irene Hausgen is just one of the many people who have benefitted from home ownership and housing rehabilitation efforts of the not-for-profit North...

Missouri Route 15 Cooked and Closed
HANNIBAL – Following a gas line explosion near Missouri Route 15 about one mile north of Mexico early Sunday morning, the Missouri Department of...

Record Broken at Cancer Event
By Robin Gregg Assisting, caring, and providing Cancer Awareness in Monroe County is the goal of the Monroe County Cancer Supporters who held...

Aftermath of Holliday Fire. Photo by Janice Carman Holliday Fire Cause is Unknown
Early Tuesday morning (February 26, 2019) Madison-West Monroe Fire Protection Department was called to a fully involved structure fire at 101 W....

Longtime Wavering’s Ben Franklin customer Cathy Tonsor (left) pictured with Monroe City manager Jenine Zeiger (right). Monroe City Chamber of Commerce Spotlight on Wavering’s Ben Franklin
By Abbey Gerveler Ben Franklin has been a Monroe City business for decades and owned by the Waverings for just that. In the early 1970s,...

Spring Outlook for Farmers
By Robin Gregg Most of us are suffering from the Winter blues, however, those that are Farmers in Monroe County, aren't exactly looking forward...

NECAC’s homeownership programs director Marsha Signoracci presents the agency’s homeownership goal for area banks at the NECAC Ralls County Service Center. Photo by Abbey Gerveler NECAC Seeking to Partner with Banks on Homeownership
By Abbey Gerveler Last Thursday, the North East Community Action Corp. (NECAC) invited banks from around the Tri-State area to discuss...

AREA NON-PROFITS INVITED TO APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP INTO UNITED WAY
Hannibal, Mo. – Each year non-profit organizations providing human services in Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Ralls and/or Shelby Counties can apply to...

STRIKE UP THE SAVINGS AT MOBERLY GORDMANS! SHOPPERS INVITED TO FUN...
Retailer to Donate $1,000 to Moberly High School MOBERLY, Mo. (Feb. 21, 2019) – Apparel and home décor retailer Gordmans, a division of Stage...

Paris House Fire Official Release
By Robin Gregg A family was awoken to a fire early Saturday morning around 6:00am at the corner of business 24/15 on the south end of Paris; 865...

Bridge Rehabilitation Projects Will Begin for Bridges near Monroe...
MACON – Weather permitting, Randolph County Route C will be reduced to one lane on Monday, September 17th, at the bridge over U.S. Route 24 near...

Ronnie Fields....photo by Abby Gerveler Fields Reaches Forty-Year Mark
By Abbey Gerveler Paris Missouri resident Ronnie Fields has hit the forty-year mark working for the Monroe County Road and Bridge...

UPDATE on House Fire in Paris
According to the Paris R-II Facebook page, yesterday's house fire victim was Donny Horner, a 7th grader at Paris Junior High, and his family. They...

Photo by Janice Carman House Fire a Total Loss
By Robin Gregg A family was awoken to a fire early Saturday morning around 5:30am at the corner of business 24/15 on the south end of Paris....

Photo by Tara Garside Small Town, Big Hearts
By Tara Garside The Paris community has once again rallied together to help Paris Senior Center raise funds for a desperately needed walk-in...

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