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Kansas Wildfire Aid Update
Local residents dropped off a number of supplies to aid farmers in the Ashland, Kansas, area this week. Matt Bross plans to head out again on...

(l-r) John Scheffer and Brooke Kroencke United Way Team Members, Peter Waddington, Site Director, Joel Dant, United Way Campaign Chairman, Jeni Hudson and Stacy Florea, United Way Team Members, and Frank Di Tillo, Executive Director of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area. For BASF Making Our Communities Better is ‘Personal the United Way’
Peter Waddington, Site Director for BASF, presents a corporate donation to Joel Dant, Campaign Chairman for the United Way of the Mark Twain Area....

Brady Bollman: Eight-year-old Philanthropist
Brady Bollman is a normal 8-year-old boy with a mop of dark hair and a tender heart. His teacher, Darcy Robertson, recently gave her second...

The Big Bam to Roll into Paris this Summer
The Big Bike Across Missouri (Bam) bike tour and music festival will be held from June 10 to June 16 and will include an overnight stay at Mark...

Driving to the Rescue: Local Farmers Contribute to Wildfire Relief
Matt Bross is headed west this week with a trailer load of hay and a determination to help victims of recent wildfires. His over 500 mile trip to...

Monroe County Historical Society WWI Celebration and Book Launch
The Monroe County Historical Society is excited to announce to the area a celebration of the over 600 soldiers from Monroe County who served during World War I for the...
Drive Your Tractor to Church
Sunday, March 19, was Drive Your Tractor to Church Day. Several local families participated and arrived for services in their tractors.

Paris Fire Department Active in Recent Days
The Paris Rural Fire Protection District performed a controlled burn at the request of a local landowner on Friday, March 10, in the city limits....

Madison Senior Night

Monroe County Appeal Updates Obituary Policy
For many years, the Monroe County Appeal has published obituaries and death notices as a free service to the community. Due to the evolving nature of publishing a weekly...
New Mark Twain Story to be Published in 2017
A new work by the area’s most famous native son, Mark Twain, is scheduled to be published in the fall of 2017. Entitled The Purloining of Prince...

Foley Appoints Jonathan Curtright Interim CEO of MU Health Care
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri Interim Chancellor Hank Foley has appointed Jonathan Curtright as interim Chief Executive Officer of...

The Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
The Mark Twain Lake Chamber of Commerce met Thursday, January 19, 2017, for their monthly meeting. President Doug Smith called the meeting to order at 10 a.m. Those in...
University of Missouri Extension News
Tight profits on beef cow herds bring focus to toxic fescue losses COLUMBIA, Mo. – When beef herd profit margins shrink, the losses from grazing toxic tall fescue gain...
University of Missouri Agroforestry Symposium Set For Jan. 26:...
The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry will discuss several key dimensions of medicinal plants during its eighth annual Agroforestry Symposium.   The...
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