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Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher/Editor David Eales

The Times They Are A Changing (to paraphrase Bob Dylan) As you can see if you picked up this week’s Monroe County Appeal – we have changed. We have a…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Thought I Had Heard It All Some times I cannot believe the conversations my children are having with one another. I almost think they know I am listening and they…

As Time Goes By ~ Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago • March 9, 1923 Sell the Old Light Plant: The machinery of the old light plant at Paris has been sold to a company that handles second hand…

My Turn ~ former Publisher/Owner Richard Fredrick

Purity Test or  Enlarge the Tent? The meeting of Democrats at Hannibal must have been deemed a rather dull off year event by the Post Dispatch at least. The St.…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher/Editor David Eales

Let it plow… Let it plow… Let it plow… This has certainly been a week of snow. First we had storm “Q” dump 11 inches of the white stuff on…

Yesteryears ~ As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago • March 1, 1923 More Fish For County: The Monroe County Izaak Walton Club positive assurance from the State Game and Fish Department that the mouth of Salt…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

A Possibility But Not a Reality It was a Saturday morning and I had decided to sleep in a little later than normal.  It was the first Saturday in what…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher/Editor David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher/Editor David Eales

Buy, Buy, Buy – Locally… I have always been on the buy locally kick. I think that money spent in town is better than money spent in the big box…

Yesteryears ~ As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago •  Feb. 23, 1923 News of Paris Schools: The basketball team lost its first game of indoor season when Leonard court, 29 to 23. Paris had previously won…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Parents Now Grand Last week the first graders celebrated Grandparents day at school.  As I was shooing the other children to finish up their breakfast and head to class, the…