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Monroe County Health Department in Paris. Photo by Robin Gregg Monroe County Health Department March Schedule
 GENERAL “WALK-IN” CLINICS Clinic will include immunizations, blood pressures, blood draws, and other health services. LOCATIONS: Monroe City...

Longer Days are Upon Us
By Robin Gregg Winter days are short and boring, not much time to do what you want to do or feel like doing anything with the winter blues!...

NECAC’s homeownership programs director Marsha Signoracci presents the agency’s homeownership goal for area banks at the NECAC Ralls County Service Center. Photo by Abbey Gerveler NECAC Seeking to Partner with Banks on Homeownership
By Abbey Gerveler Last Thursday, the North East Community Action Corp. (NECAC) invited banks from around the Tri-State area to discuss...

Letter to the Editor-Response from Mark Twain Country Club
Dear Editor: Mark Twain Country Club would like to formally apologize for any disrespect that may have been caused with the recent events...

Mr and Mrs Justin Ensor. Photo courtesy of Julie Ensor Mitten United in Marriage to Ensor
Miss Emily Ann Mitten and Mr. Justin Matthew Ensor were united in marriage on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Emerson Creek in Oswego, IL. The ceremony...

Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: This letter concerns respect for our country's flag. On Tuesday, February 19, 2019, I contacted Sheriff David Hoffman regarding...

American Heart Month: Take Action to Help Prevent Heart Disease
By Abbey Gerveler February is American Heart Month and, that means taking a closer look at your heart health and learning about preventative...

Monroe Manor Valentine Royalty Crowded
2019 Valentine Royalty at Monroe Manor; Queen Mary Ann Hughes & King Richard Legrand

At Your Leisure – Firestorm
By John L. Davis IV Let’s continue to heat things up as we wait for spring to break through the insanity that Mother Nature has been exhibiting...

Whelans Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Artie and Carolyn Whelan of Clapper will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Feb. 23. Carolyn Boss and Army Pvt. Artie Whelan were married...

Valentine’s Day Luncheon Held
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“Our Story Our Town”
The 13th annual Senior Expo is taking place during the Bicentennial this year. The theme of the Expo is “Our Story Our Town.” Senior Expo will...

Cook, Stacy Beer, surprising Barbara Karr with her lunch. Photo courtesy of Monroe City Nutrition Center Office Staff to the Rescue
February can be summed up as icy roads, cold winds, warm smiles and hugs . Many days last month the office staff of the Monroe City Senior...

Robin Gregg, Monroe County Appeal Editor on left awarding Maggie Middleton her roses and gift certificate. Photo by Janice Carman Valentine Contest Winner Awarded
By Robin Gregg The 2019 Monroe County Appeal's Valentine Contest was won by Maggie Middleton, simply by submitting a Valentine Greeting to her...

Back Row Standing: Princess Opal Johnston; Prince Robert Cornick; Front Row Seated:  Queen Margaret Tawney and King Buddy Mongler; Photo by Robin Gregg Miller's Residential 2019 Valentine Royalty
Congratulations to the 2019 Miller's Residential Valentine Royalty: Prince Robert Cornick; Princess Opal Johnston; King Buddy Mongler; and Queen...