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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…

Just a Thought by Lisa Talton

We wake up knowing we are blessed as we look out the window and see the bright sun shining in the blue colored sky. We think about how awesome and…

As Time Goes By ~ Yesteryears

90 Years Ago July 20, 1923 Paris College Boys Make Big Wages: Raymond Jackson, Elton Moore and Harold Arnold, college boys from Paris, made $5 a day in the harvest…

Grants R’ Us by Business Development Specialist Charles Holland

As I was looking for a topic to write, I had a call from a person looking for a grant to start a business. This is a very common mistake…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

The Year is Half Over! Unbelievably, 2013 is half over. I cannot believe that the summer is here, the Monroe County Fair and Old Threshers is just around the corner…