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Front, from left: Brie Staggs and Shelby Hendren; Second row, from left: Marissa Holohan, Katie Thomas and Emily Gibler; Third row, from left: Skyler Love, Macy Holohan and Rebecca Youse. Madison FFA celebrates the Christmas season
On Dec. 5, the Madison FFA junior high Christmas was under way in the Ag room/shop. The Madison FFA assistant officer team hosted the event. The...

Front, from left:  Hilary Crum, Martha Conley, Richard Webber, Nancy Riechmann and Roger Shatzer; Back, from left: Ed Bordeleau, Adam Turner, Ed Putnam, Neal Crain, Matt Spiers, Robert Hatton and Brian Vaughn Conley Retirement
The members of Public Water Supply District of Monroe County celebrated Martha Conley’s retirement. She began work with the district in November of...

Times Gone By
90 Years Ago – December 17, 1926 Be Good to Central Telephone, She May have to go - Paris people probably will wake up some morning, say in about five years, and find...
Jenny Crouch is working to get safety improvements at  the train crossing on County Road 235 just north of U.S. Highway 24 after her father was killed at the crossing. Daughter believes lack of rail warning caused her father’s death
Jenny Crouch is on a crusade to bring safety improvements to a rural train crossing By Forrest Gossett Jenny Crouch believes that a railroad...

The home of Steve and Connie Hancock in Paris lit up the nice sky with a Christmas display of more than 27,000 lights. The decorations have just kept growing over the years, they say. Christmas Lights

Letter To The Editor: Health care column flawed
Dear Editor, I must respond to the simplistically-minded five paragraph article entitled “My turn: But what about Healthcare” in the Appeal’s Dec ,8 2016, issue. It...
Letter to The Editor: A Bit Advice
To the Editor: I have already congratulated Ron Staggs on his victory in being elected our new Western District County Commissioner and do truly wish him success in that...
Florida Cemetery walk set for Oct. 8
The Friends of Florida are planning their 9th Annual Cemetery Walk Saturday, Oct. 8. The Historic Florida Cemetery Walk is a guided tour by one of the longest Friends of...
The Paris High School Marching Band leads the Fall-in to Paris parade.

Warbritton-Ross Announcement
Mr. and Mrs. John Ross are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Morgan Ross, to Charles Christopher Warbritton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Warbritton....
Future FFA Members
In an effort to prepare students for their future as Paris FFA members, seventh and eighth grade students from Paris and Holliday participated in...

Albert Sinkclear
Albert Sinkclear was presented the Evelyn Bedel Award during worship at the Paris Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 5, 2016. Mr. Sinkclear was...

46th Old Threshers Poker Run from the air, courtesy of Del Buckman. 5th Annual Poker Tractor Run
by ChairmanRita Wilkerson The 5th annual Poker Tractor Ride which was to be a 38 mile ride was a success despite the fact that high waters made the...

Dr. Bob and Nancy Swartz Swartzs to celebrate 50th Anniversary
Dr. Bob and Nancy Swartz will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, July 4, at Doc and Nancys Home, with an Open House from 1-4...