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Give your Valentine's Day flowers some TLC
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Valentine’s Day flowers, like love, can stand the test of time if given a little TLC. Call it flor-amore. Your flowers will last...

Mattinglys Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary
Gale and Sue (Mudd) Mattingly were married on February 8, 1969 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Paris. The couple celebrated this...

Macon Electric Cooperative Earns Safety Achievement
Safety comes first at Missouri’s electric cooperatives. That’s why Macon Electric Cooperative participated in a rigorous effort to comply with all...

The Missouri Botanical Garden Climatron, the Garden’s homage to the world’s tropical plants and ecosystems. Discover the Heartland-A Visit to The Missouri Botanical Garden
By Abbey Gerveler As the tri-state area is stuck in cold weather, and trees and plants appear to be bare and lifeless, spring may seem like...

Kyle and Maggie. Photo courtesy of Maggie Middleton Farm Kid Love
By Robin Gregg Maggie first saw Kyle Middleton at a tractor pull when a mutual friend tried set them up. Kyle was in fire gear volunteering with...

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

Annual Valentine's Contest Winner-MAGGIE MIDDLETON
The Appeal’s Annual Valentine Greeting Contest WINNER of a $50 Dinner Gift Certificate and a dozen red roses is: Maggie Middleton! CONGRATS! We...

When the power goes out, keep a lid on food safety
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – When the power goes out at home, the clock starts ticking on the safety of meats, seafood, ice cream, cut produce and even...

Editor's Note
By Robin Gregg, Monroe County Appeal Editor Hello Monroe County!! How does everyone like what Mother Nature has blessed us with during the last...

Move more, sit less – fitness expert offers advice to stay on track...
MU professor of nutrition and exercise physiology believes new federal guidelines on physical activity could help people move more Contact:...

Miss Paris Pageant
The Alpha Phi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is pleased to announce the 2019 Miss Paris Pageant. This year’s pageant will be held Friday, April 12,...

Employee Engagement
Employee engagement is a new trend in business. A workplace approach providing the best conditions for all employees to be committed and motivated...

New Medicare cards have been mailed in Missouri
The Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) is alerting Medicare beneficiaries that they all should have received their new Medicare cards in the...

Madison Sweetheart Banquet Announced
Submitted by Twana Hulen The annual Madison Sweetheart Banquet will be held on Sunday, February 17 at the Madison Area Community Center. Doors...

New Front of Grocery Store. Photo by Robin Gregg Prengers Opens Store in Paris
By Robin Gregg The old IGA building has a new look to it, Prengers opened their doors today, January 17. The parking lot has been full all...