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As Time Goes By • Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago •  Oct. 27, 1922 Walter H. Howell, just west of Paris, has filed suit against the M. K. & T. and Wabash railroads for $6,650 damages alleged to…

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, Will America sink like the Titanic? Have you ever wondered  how great empires could suddenly fall and crumble into non existence? America is a lot like the Titanic.…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

Nov. 6 Election • My Choices and Why U.S. Senate Should be an easy choice between current Senator Claire McCaskill and Representative Todd Akin. McCaskill is a moderate who took…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

It’s More Than Pretty Paper I can remember an Oprah show I saw quite some years ago that was about women who had spent A LOT of money to make their…

As Time Goes By • Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago • Oct. 20, 1922 Six cases of diphtheria have been quarantined in and near Paris by Drs. Moss and Ragsdale, county health officers. The cases are mild however.…

Just Ask Dave… by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave… by Publisher David Eales

Voting – The cosponsored Meet The Candidates was an unqualified success. There were about 40 residents in attendance who heard impassioned speeches from the local candidates about why they should…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

For President – My Decision and Why One of the things that I will miss about no longer owning the “Appeal” is preparing for and making endorsements of candidates for…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Chapter One: WOW! I’m Pregnant The news that can evoke different emotions for different people.  Some may be excited, some surprised, some worried and some even unhappy.  But one thing is…

Minding YOUR Business • Monroe County Service Company

The Monroe County Farm Bureau Service Company (as it was called then) was incorporated in January of 1933. When it first opened, the building was located in the rear of…