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Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Chats With the Kiddos Oh how I love, love, love the conversations I have with my children. I think it will be one of the things I miss most when…

My Turn – by Richard Fredrick

It was my first gun, a single shot .22 caliber and I was a proud seven or eight year old on one of our many hunting trips. Game was scarce…

As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago April 27, 1923 County Road Work Begins: Monroe County’s five large road machines are manned with crews and ready to begin the spring and summer campaign for…

Just Ask Dave – by Publisher David Eales

Can you say wow? Friday night, April 5, I was honored to attend the 78th annual Miss Paris Pageant. To say that this was a watershed event is definitely an…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

A Final Tribute For Veterans Among the many small cost items that are being discussed as a result of out leap over the economic cliff is doing away with military…

As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago April 13, 1923 Ash School Closed: The rural school in the Ash district near Madison closed on March 30, with a wiener and marshmallow roast given jointly…

Just a Thought – by Lisa Talton

In With The Old - Part Two So last week I was talking about how some of the old way of doing things really does work. In my opinion we have…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Monroe County Appeal Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Monroe County Appeal Publisher David Eales

How much a year? As I was reading other media sources this week including newspapers, blogs, Twitter, FaceBook, etc. there were numerous references to sports, movie stars and music performers…

My Turn – by former Appeal owner Richard Fredrick

Calm down and close your mouth Am I the only one put off by the noises and gestures of athletes today? And do the folks that take pictures at games…

As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago April  6, 1923 First Women Elected to Monroe County Office: Mrs. Julia C. Mason, principal of the Paris Junior High School was elected County Superintendent of Monroe…