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Local Residents Wear Red for Local Quadruplet
February is National Heart month, but local residents had a special reason to wear red on Tuesday, February, 7. Grace, one of the Graupman...

Wear Purple for Congenital Heart Disease Victims
In February we wear red to honor those with all heart disease, but on February 10th let’s wear purple to honor those affected by congenital heart defects, Even if you are...
Gary Yaeger (center) and John Kendrick (right), newly-elected President and Vice President of Monroe County Cancer Supporters, presented to the Paris Rotary Club on Thursday, February 2.  The history of the cancer supporters was shared, along with the news that the group has raised and donated $322,500 to 321 patients since organizing in 2009.  The 7th Annual Blow Away Cancer Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 4, at the Monroe City High School gym.  Seating will be available for over 600 attendees.   Mr. Yaeger and Mr. Kendrick were guests of Paris Rotarian Jason Dodge (left). Rotary News

Movies with Mom Night
Paris Elementary hosted their Movies with Mom Night on Friday, January 20th, 2017. All the proceeds go to raise funds to help pay for school...

Paris Presbyterian Youth Musical

Paris Rotary Club
Tara Sheffield presented a program on the Paris Senior Center to the Paris Rotary Club’s weekly meeting on Dec. 29. She   came to the Center in...

Wal Mart presents donation
Wal-Mart employees volunteered during this year's Great Pumpkin Haul and Paris Halloween Walk in October. A $1,000 grant was presented by Wal Mart...

Thirteen Monroe Manor employees received years of service awards Thursday, Dec. 22.  They included (seated from left): Ruby Ritter, Charles Soffner, Tim Smith and Margie Seeley. (standing from left) Dora McCullen, Mary Ann Bodine, Kohler, Sadie Adams, Pauline McCain, Brittany Gruber and Jessica LeGrand. Missing from the photo are Kelly Trower and Anne Vines. Monroe Manor recognizes, honors and awards employees
Monroe Manor Nursing Home District announced its annual employees of the year, presented service awards and handed out Christmas bonuses to...

Christmas Decoration Contest
The Madison Area Business Association sponsored a Christmas decoration contest. Winners, Wildwood Care Center, first place; Tyler Milner, second...

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...
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