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Just a Thought by Lisa Talton

Definitely Entertaining Some of the most entertaining moments in my life have been given to me by no other than my wonderful children. Just like television shows and movies give…

Just Ask Dave…

The Light Went On… Since time began I have realized the importance of one person – one vote. I have always thought that people who criticized those who did not…

As Time Goes By • Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago • Nov. 10, 1922 Port Meeter says he can put any camel on earth to shame when it comes to the matter of going without water. A week…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

Taking Back America From very early in the Presidential campaign we heard the slogan and saw signs urging that we take back our country. Prior to that and for a…

Along Life’s Highways and Byways ~ by jere el

As you travel along Life’s Highways and Byways there is one road Highway 154 that will lead you to the little berg of Perry, where there is always something going…

As Time Goes By • Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago •  Oct. 27, 1922 Walter H. Howell, just west of Paris, has filed suit against the M. K. & T. and Wabash railroads for $6,650 damages alleged to…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Will America sink like the Titanic? Have you ever wondered  how great empires could suddenly fall and crumble into non existence? America is a lot like the Titanic.…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

Nov. 6 Election • My Choices and Why U.S. Senate Should be an easy choice between current Senator Claire McCaskill and Representative Todd Akin. McCaskill is a moderate who took…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

It’s More Than Pretty Paper I can remember an Oprah show I saw quite some years ago that was about women who had spent A LOT of money to make their…

As Time Goes By • Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago • Oct. 20, 1922 Six cases of diphtheria have been quarantined in and near Paris by Drs. Moss and Ragsdale, county health officers. The cases are mild however.…