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National FFA Scholarship Awarded to Local Student
INDIANAPOLIS (National FFA Organization) The National FFA Organization awarded a $1000.00 AGCO Dealer scholarship to Betsy Embree of the Paris...


Paris SSM Clinic Abruptly Closes: Will Provide Limited Services...
Cherie Graupman, office clerk at the Paris SSM Health Medical Group, may still have a job, but it won’t be in the Paris clinic. She and the rest of...


Former Local Woman Rides Out Hurricane Irma in Closet
According to Kristen Williams Kayson, her father, local farmer David Williams, 78, was so worried about her during Hurricane Irma that he sent his...


115717 Nancy Riechmann and Jeannette Eilers man the cashbox at their sale.
Paris All-City Garage Sale a Family Affair The Eilers-Riechmann garage sale wasn’t scheduled to begin until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 8,...


Paris and Madison Fire Units Deployed to Shelbina District Fire
Both Madison and Paris fire departments were called to help fight a house fire located 12 - 15 miles outside of Shelbina in Lentner on Monday,...


Paris Missionary Aids Texas Hurricane Victims
Tom Davis has spent days surrounded by Hurricane Harvey devastation. He and other members of the Non-Denominational Christian Home Fellowship...


URGENT! Paris Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the First Baptist Church in Paris, Thursday, September 7, from 1:00-6:00 p.m. There is an urgent need for blood and blood...
Maggie Middleton shows Anjou calf at Missouri State Fair Finals. Local Cattle Operations Shine at Missouri State Fair
Three local families known for their Anjou cattle met in Grand Champion Maine Anjou Bull drive at the Missouri State Fair. Despite a large number...


A Total Eclipse of Common Sense
Monday’s eclipse was a big deal. Huge, even. Like most big events, it generated much information. When the helpful topics like safety precautions...


Paris FFA Receives National Honor: Nominated for Premier Chapter Award
The Paris High School FFA chapter has been named a Model of Innovation finalist by the National FFA organization and will be competing for first...


Tax Board Prepares Plans to Use Funds
Thanks to area residents passing the sales tax levy last spring, the City of Paris has a new influx of cash that is to be used to improve downtown business districts and...
Connor Eckman showed several pigs at the 2017 Monroe County Fair. One animal was purchased by Dr. Handlin and Leslie. More Fair Coverage


Monroe County Fair Happenings
Watch for our special section on the Monroe County Fair in the July 27 edition!


URGENT! Paris Red Cross Blood Drive
The Paris Red Cross Blood Drive is Thursday, July 13, at the Paris First Baptist Church from 1:00-6:00 p.m. There is an emergency need for blood and blood platelets. A...
Senator Claire McCaskill discussed a range of issues during the Town Hall held July 6 at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center. McCaskill Finds Friendly Audience in Monroe City
When Claire McCaskill traveled Missouri for her latest round of town hall meetings, she deliberately chose deep-red counties where she expected to...