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Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Administration…  Last week I discussed that it takes a community to raise and educate a child. Wow… is all I can say as I have toured our schools and talked…

My Turn – by former publisher and owner Richard Fredrick

The Costs of College Are Still Rising The U.S. Senate recently passed a bill that tied the new interest rates on student loans to the yield on 10 year U.S.…

As Time Goes By – Yesteryears

90 Years Ago Aug. 10, 1923 New Orchestra Gives Dance: A new Paris musical organization made its first appearance at the Legion Hall Monday evening when it played for a…

Just a Thought by Lisa Talton

When I was younger, I use to get so frustrated at my mom when I was asking her something and she would not answer me. It was if she had…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

It is that time.. It IS that time – it is almost ‘Back To School’ time. It is the time when we share our most privileged and loving possessions –…

My Turn ~ by former publisher and owner Richard Fredrick

Time For Road Work and Upgrades As we venture a little further away from home this summer, it is hard not to notice that many of our roads are in…

Just a Thought by Lisa Talton

Gotta Love Them Boys When I was growing up the girls definitely outnumbered the boys. Then to top it off the oldest was a boy and the other one didn’t…

Through the Years ~ yesteryears

90 Years Ago Aug. 3, 1923 School Superintendents Will Help: Mrs. Julia Mason represented Monroe County in a convention of county school superintendents at Kirksville the first of the week.…

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

$28,000… As I was taking pictures of the presentation from the Eastern Missouri Crappie Club to the Monroe County Cancer Supporters and two Relay For Life groups, the Relay For…

My Turn by Richard Fredrick

The Zimmerman Trial The acquittal of George Zimmerman by a Florida jury in the death of Trayvon Martin has many facets, has caused strong feelings on both sides and teaches…