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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…

My Turn ~ by former owner Richard Fredrick

A Cautious Trade of Privacy For SecuritySome time has now passed since we learned that our government is compiling a detailed log of private telephone calls of millions of US…

As Time Goes By ~ Yesteryears

90 Years Ago June 23, 1923 Three farmers get medals: J.A. Rouse, Paris, T.E. Bierly, Shelbina, and A.J. Carter, Paris, all of whom are Monroe County farmers, were awarded medals…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

I am amazed at how young some children are consuming themselves with the opposite sex these days. I’m not sure if there is even a cootie stage like there was…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Relay For Life of Monroe County… Well the time is near… It is Relay time! It’s a time for county residents to again take up the fight against a deadly…

My Turn ~ by former owner and publisher Richard Fredrick

New Education with New Standards and New Technology Some of the objections to the Common Core State Standards which have been adopted by forty states, including Missouri, may be alleviated…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Impartation of a Father!!! Last weekend I had the privilege of sitting on my back porch enjoying a beautiful afternoon with one of the greatest father’s I know-my father-in-law Cliff…