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JUST A THOUGHT – by Lisa Talton

This past weekend we were in Quincy for the Gus Macker 3 on 3 Tournament. All four of my children played in it and were very excited to be a…

As Time Goes By – yesteryears

90 Years Ago June 1, 1923 Paris High School Vocational Agriculture Class Ties For First Honors In the State: The Vocational Agriculture Class of the Paris High School, taught by…

JUST ASK DAVE… ~ by Publisher David Eales

JUST ASK DAVE… ~ by Publisher David Eales

Amazing Students… It was my honor and pleasure to be the guest speaker at the Paris R-II Elementary Honors Assembly, on Monday, May 20. The assembly recognized both Honor Roll…

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…