American Pickers coming  in May American Pickers
AMERICAN PICKERS To Film In Missouri Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Missouri! They plan to film episodes of...

Author Sharon Krager was on hand at the Paris Library on Saturday, July 25 to sign her new and published books for local youth. Left to right, Max Billings, the books illustrator Paris High School junior Samantha Davis, Librarian Sue Mattingly, Author Sharon Krager and Lokahi Valentine. Local Author Sharon Krager visits Paris Library to sign new book
It was with a look of excitement and fulfillment that local author Sharon Krager sold her first couple books at her book signing on Saturday, July...

Violet VanBoening was selected as the Grand Champion Baby at the Monroe Manor sponsored Baby Show helping to kickoff the 2015 Monroe County Fair. Left to right, 4-H Princess Candidate Kennedy Ashenfelter, Violet VanBoening, Samantha VanBoening, Pre-Teen Miss Monroe County Paige Hull and Teen Miss Monroe County Katie Thomas. Violet VanBoening wins Monroe Manor Grand Champion Baby
Monroe Manor sponsored baby show kicks off Fair The 2015 Monroe County Fair kicked off with the annual Monroe Manor sponsored Baby Show, held at...

Kenneth R. Wilson 1928-2016
Kenneth R. Wilson, 87, of Lee's Summit, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 5, in his home, surrounded by loving family. He was at peace with moving...

Dale Bodine 1967-2016
Dale Bodine, 48, of Paris, passed away on Sunday, May 22, at a Columbia hospital. Dale was born on Dec. 22, 1967 in Hannibal, the son of Jack and Marilyn Jones Bodine. ...

Toby Ray Gottman 1998-2016
Toby Ray Gottman, 17, of Rural Marion County, Missouri near Monroe City passed away Wednesday, May 11, on his family farm. He was born Sept. 27, 1998 in Quincy, Ill., the...

New Paris R-II Superintendent Aaron Vitt New superintendent Aaron Vitt takes charge of Paris R-II School...
by Denny Hollingsworth If you wanted to talk with Paris R-II School Districts new superintendent Aaron Vitt on his first day on the job July 1, all...

Paris FFA members attend Camp Rising Sun Paris R-II FFA attends Camp Rising Sun
by Marlena Long On June 1 though the 5th, the Paris FFA Chapter attended State FFA Camp, at Camp Rising Sun, Lake of the Ozarks. Members in...

Representing Madison Elementary and the PBS Team, in its fourth year of the process, were left to right, Susan Purdy, Lexa Brooks, Sara Dalbec, Holly Bennett, and Shane Stocks. Madison Elementary receives Positive Behavior Support Bronze...
Members of the Madison School Wide - Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) team attended the statewide Summer Institute at Tan Tara this month. During...