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Through the Years – ~ Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Oct. 26, 1923 Under the auspices of the Farm Bureau and the direction of Miss Mary Robinson, an expert in home economics, a military school will be held…

My Turn ~ by former owner/publisher Richard Fredrick

The Case for Compromise As I was listening to President Obama’s television defense of the Affordable Care Act and his obvious frustration with the slow pace and glitches in the…

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Closed For Business… Unfortunately, for some here in Paris and the local area this sign hangs on their door at work. Closed! Why? It is closed because the federal government…

My Turn by Richard Fredrick

A Letter to The House… Dear members of the House of “No”. I am writing to you today with a simple suggestion.  But first a reminder of your roles in…

Just a Thought – by Lisa Talton

Which Lunch Table Are You Sitting At? There is a mentality a lot of us have adopted from our childhood years. It is a lunchroom mentality. Most of us remember…

As Time Goes By – Yesteryears

90 Years Oct. 5, 1923 Miss Nadean Jackson of Paris and Hugh Deaver of Hannibal were married last week. The bride is the daughter of Harvey Jackson, south of Paris,…

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Upcoming events… It is that time of year again – a time for lots and lots of opportunities to be bonked in the head with thrown candy! On Friday, Sept.…

My Turn – by former owner and publisher Richard Fredrick

Rethinking Military Action in Syria Many countries years ago signed onto an agreement that each of them would not use chemical weapons. Syria was one of those countries. What was…

As Time Goes By – Monroe County History

90 Years September 14, 1923 The Paris Chamber of Commerce is considering methods of financing the paving of Main Street from the station to the library and possibly its entire…

Just a Thought – by Lisa Talton

It Takes Effort and Understanding – Part 2 There are different things that can happen or take place that can change the dynamics of our marriage. It can be the…