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MY TURN ~ by Richard Fredrick

I had the pleasure once again of attending a local high school graduation. The kids seemed so well behaved and focused this year. Emotion was visible in every talk and…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Graduation… It is a time of pride, pride in our future; and it is a time of tears; tears of good byes and for our fledglings leaving the nest and…

My Turn ~ by former Owner and Publisher Richard Fredrick

As the Missouri legislature approaches its statutory conclusion on May 17, there will not be a long list of significant legislation passed. There may yet be action on a needed…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

(I had a wonderful Mother’s Day and I hope everyone else did also. I did find myself shedding tears here and there thinking about my mom and how much I…

As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago May 18, 1923 Want Better Streets: There is a growing sentiment for a reform of Paris streets and for the elimination of at least two-thirds of our…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

It is Banquet Season… As I attended the FBLA Banquet on Tuesday night, April 30 and saw FBLA advisor Mrs. Barb Mason get teary eyed as she thanked her seniors…

My Turn – Richard Fredrick

Fair is Fair The U.S. Senate is taking up for hearing the Marketplace Fairness Act. It will be at least once, that the name of a bill actually describes what…

As Time Goes By – Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago: May 4, 1923 Katy Changes Time: The Katy railroad serves notice this week that a change of time for trains will be made next Sunday. Nobody knows…

Just a Thought – by Lisa Talton

This Puzzle Called Marriage Last weekend my husband had the honor of marrying a couple.  It was a beautiful wedding and I believe they will have a beautiful marriage.  I…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Our town… On Sunday morning, Woops (my cat) and I were having coffee and had “Meet the Press” on the television for noise as I was working on my laptop.…