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Man Overdoses on Heroin
On Friday, August 3, 2018 at approximately 3:00 PM deputies responded to Monroe Road 226 for a reported heroin overdose. Upon arrival deputies...


Monroe City Panthers Gearing Up for another Season
By: Robin Gregg The 2017 State Champions, Monroe City Panthers started their 2018 season with practice, Monday afternoon, August 6. “We hope...


1918 Harley Davidson from France in Paris
By Janice Carman On Monday, August 6 three motorcycles and a van came into Paris; nothing odd about that except one was a 1918 Harley Davidson...


Chuck Brazeale, Dr. Dauber, Tony Francis, Debbie Ragsdale, Dan Putrah, Scott Willingham, and Brandon Graupman Dr. Dauber Speaks at Paris Rotary Club
Dr. Chris Dauber, Dean of the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, was the guest of Rotarian Chuck...


Caleb Jones Jones named CEO of Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives
At its Aug. 1 board meeting, the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives Board of Directors selected Caleb Jones to become its new CEO upon...


Monroe County Planning Committee Seeks Public Input
Paris, MO- The Monroe County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee is seeking public input for the Monroe County Missouri Natural Hazard Mitigation...


U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) Blunt Highlights Missouri Infrastructure, Ag Priorities Included in...
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, touted several Missouri priorities he secured in the...


Drought Assistance in Big Demand; USDA, Partners Looking for Ways...
July 31, 2018 -- In response to a worsening drought, two USDA agencies and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are increasing...


Congressman Smith Capitol Report Fighting for Warfighters
July 27, 2018 Our grateful nation owes a massive debt of gratitude to the veterans who have fought to protect our country and its freedoms. As I...


Sergeant Daniel Spring Troop B Announces Promotions and Transfer
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the following Troop B transfer and promotions effective August 1,...


Lord, We Confess Our Sins, We Ask Forgiveness, We Pray For Rain
By Robin Gregg The Banner across the front page of the Monroe County Appeal, on August 21, 1941, read “Lord, We Confess Our Sins, We Ask...


Mad Scientist of St. Louis Visited the Paris Public Library
The Mad Scientist of St. Louis recently visited the Paris Public Library on Monday, July 23rd as a result of the 2018 Libraries rock summer...


1st.  Scott Breed, Laurie Breed & Lowell McNich Chigger Hill Crappie Tournament and Fish Fry A Success
“We had another successful crappie tournament. We ended up with 52 boats entering. The fishing hadn’t been to good all week, but the total fish...


Paris FFA Attends HYPE Academy
Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) is the capstone experience for 30 outstanding incoming senior FFA members across Missouri. Hosted at...


Paris FFA Members Marlena Long, Lizzy Vitt, Molly McGee, and Jessie Hoffman attended the University of Missouri Meat Evaluation Camp. Photo courtesy of Paris FFA. Paris FFA Attends Meat Evaluation Camp
Paris FFA Members Marlena Long, Lizzy Vitt, Molly McGee, and Jessie Hoffman attended the University of Missouri Meat Evaluation Camp. The team...