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Monroe County Appeal, August 6, 2015 – Online Edition

Monroe County Appeal, August 6, 2015 – Online Edition

Monroe County Appeal, August 6, 2015…

Local Author Sharon Krager visits Paris Library to sign new book

Local Author Sharon Krager visits Paris Library to sign new book

It was with a look of excitement and fulfillment that local author Sharon Krager sold her first couple books at her book signing on Saturday, July 25, at the Paris…

Violet VanBoening wins Monroe Manor Grand Champion Baby

Violet VanBoening wins Monroe Manor Grand Champion Baby

Monroe Manor sponsored baby show kicks off Fair The 2015 Monroe County Fair kicked off with the annual Monroe Manor sponsored Baby Show, held at the Manor on Monday, July…

46th Annual Mark Twain Old Threshers features record crowd, fantastic weather

46th Annual Mark Twain Old Threshers features record crowd, fantastic weather

The 46th Annual Mark Twain Old Threshers Reunion was a qualified success according to Old Threshers Committee President Angie Fields. “We had a great show this year,” said Fields. “We…

46th Annual Old Threshers begins Thursday with fish fry

46th Annual Old Threshers begins Thursday with fish fry

The 46th Annual Mark Twain Old Thresher’s opens Thursday, July 9,  at the Paris Fairgrounds under the leadership of President Angela Fields. Kick off begins on Thursday with the Poker…

New superintendent Aaron Vitt takes charge of Paris R-II School District

New superintendent Aaron Vitt takes charge of Paris R-II School District

by Denny Hollingsworth If you wanted to talk with Paris R-II School District’s new superintendent Aaron Vitt on his first day on the job July 1, all you had to…

DAR and American Legion hold annual Flag Day activity

DAR and American Legion hold annual Flag Day activity

The James Monroe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, in conjunction with American Legion Post #221, hosted the 2015 Flag Day Ceremony on June 12.  The Courthouse Memorial…

Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Lunch hosts over 105 plus

Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Lunch hosts over 105 plus

The Survivors’ Luncheon, an American Cancer Society Relay For Life event, was held on Sunday, June 7, in the Roegge Room of the Paris Library. Monroe County Cancer Supporter Director…

Courtney Jones new Paris National Bank VP – Operations Officer

Courtney Jones new Paris National Bank VP – Operations Officer

Courtney Jones is the new Vice-President – Operations Officer at the Paris National Bank. The new vice-president comes from a farming family and grew up in Perry, attending Mark Twain…

The chiggers are coming, the chiggers are coming and how to survive them!

by Linda Geist, University of Missouri – Extension The second week of June is when chiggers begin digging into Missourians, says University of Missouri Extension entomologist Richard Houseman. Chiggers are…

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