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Monroe City Police respond to shots fired report
Monroe City Police responded at 9:45 p.m. Monday to a shots fired report between Mill Street and Chestnut. According to the police, a call of a large group of people...
Paris man killed in auto-train accident Paris man killed in auto-train accident
An 80-year-old Paris man was killed Saturday afternoon when his car was struck by a train about one mile west of Paris, the Missouri Highway Patrol...

Allison Moore drives Paris girls win, Paris boys lose
The Paris High School girls defeated Mark Twain in a road game Tuesday night at Center, 54-48, while the Paris boys lost, 64-49 Details in next...

Hunters harvest more than 185,000 deer in first 10 days
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) show that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 185,066 deer during the November portion of fall firearms...
Disabled hunt
Look to the Monroe County Appeal for coverage of this past weekend's 28th Annual Handicapped Deer Hunt.

Poll finds Koster holds narrow lead over Greitens
The Missouri Times reports that the race for governor between Democrat Chris Koster and Republican Eric Greitens has tightened, with Koster’s previous 5-point lead down to...
Albert Migneault Ex-con pleads guilty for failure to register as a sex offender
A convicted sex offender from Illinois who was arrested and charged in Monroe City last month for failure to register as a sex offender and being...

Jacob Cole Buckman Former Madison man charged with statutory rape
Last week, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jacob Cole Buckman, 21, of Moberly. The former Madison resident was arrested on a Monroe...

Brock Miller brings down a runner. Monroe City derails perfect season for Paris Junior High
The scrappy Paris Junior High School football team lost a nail-biter to Monroe City last night, 24-20, to dash the Coyotes hope of a perfect...

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...

Turner named to Paris Board of Aldermen
Retired city of Paris employee Robbie Turner was approved by the Paris Board of Aldermen last night to fill the unexpired term of Ward II Alderman...

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...