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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...
Focus on Credit Factors, Not Credit Scores
You should want to know your credit score. After all, your credit can be incredibly important to your financial future. It could impact your likelihood of getting approved...
How to Turn Monetary Gifts into Teachable Moments
By Nathaniel Sillin Children and teenagers who received monetary gifts for the holidays are often excited to choose what to buy. While they should be allowed to spend...
Monroe County law enforcement officers honored by Gov. Greitens
Three Monroe County law enforcement officers were among 150 heroes from all walks of life honored in the Missouri State Capitol on Monday by Gov....

Woman injured in car crash near Paris
A 20-year-old woman from Gravois Mills, Mo., was injured Monday when her car overturned on U.S. Highway 24, about six miles east of Paris. The Missouri Highway Patrol...
Janet Huffman is retiring. USDA retirement
Janet Huffman is retiring from the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency in Paris. She has been working with producers in...

Pneumonia vaccines available at County Health Department
Monroe County Health Department now has Prevnar 13, one of two recommended pneumonia vaccines available.  Prevnar 13 is a vaccine approved for adults 18 years and older for...
About 200 people have turned out to the Missouri Public Service Commission hearings today in Monroe City on the application of the Grain Belt Express to build power lines through rural in Missouri, including Monroe County. Public Service Commission holds Grain Belt Express hearings in...
About 200 people have turned out this afternoon in Monroe City to the Missouri Public Service Commission hearing on the application of Grain Belt...

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.

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