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Minor entertains, informs at first ‘State of the City Address’

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 7:22 am

In a State of the City Address he delivered in the Monroe Middle School Auditorium  Sunday evening, April 12, to a sparse crowd, Monroe City mayor Neal Minor offered a brief history of the community and a more detailed summary of events that followed his election as mayor and financial setbacks that bedeviled the community’s finances. In his remarks, Minor spoke of the effect of the loss of loss of

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Youngblood Sisters score high in gymnastics meet

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:44 am

Carly (10) and Audri (8) Youngblood, sisters, competed at the Heart of Missouri Gymnastics Meet held in Moberly on April 18.  Audri, Level 2, earned a score of 9.60 on the beam, a 9.50 on vault, a 9.35 on floor, and a 9.15 on bars giving her all blue ribbons for the day.  Carly competed at Level 4 and scored a 9.40 each on beam and bars, a 9.05 on

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  • State 4-H Conference Develops Local Young Leaders

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:40 am

    Four Ralls County girls including Halynna Yager and Rebecca Moore, both of Vandalia Brice Happy Hustlers, Sydnee Brothers of Center Wise Guys and Jaylyn Hudelson of New London Rocky Point 4-H Clubs were among the 342 people attending the 2015 state 4-H Teen Conference, March 28-29, at the University of Missouri and the Holiday Inn Executive Center. The delegates, ages 11-13, attended workshops to develop belonging, generosity and mastery of

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  • Entomology Team takes first at state

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:39 am

    The Monroe City FFA Chapter placed first in the entomology career development event (CDE) at the 87th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 48 teams in the competition. The winning team members are Summer Lucas, Josh Underhill, Laura Behring and Emily Fishback. Lucas placed first, Underhill placed 15th, Behring placed 19th and Fishback placed 24th out of 187 participants. The Monroe City advisors are Keriann Brandt, Sean Frankenbach and Steve Yates.

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April 11: Louisiana Middle School Relays Holy Rosary / MCMS fare well

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:53 am

For the 100 Meter Dash, we have Monroe City’s Zach Osborn placing second with a time of 12.44 seconds and Blake Hays from Holy Rosary placing third with 12.47 seconds.  For the girls, Jada Summers took third for MC with 13.96 seconds, along with Lauren Lehenbauer placing sixth with 14.43 seconds.  McKenzie West of HR placed eighth at 14.82 seconds.  For the 200 Meter Dash, Nolan Pennewell of HR placed

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  • Monroe City MS Invitational Results

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:49 am

    For the 100 Meter Dash, we have Monroe City’s Zach Osborn placing First at a time of 12.32 seconds and Blake Hays from Holy Rosary placing fourth with 12.38 seconds.  For the girls, Jada Summers took first for MC with 13.78 seconds, along with Lauren Lehenbauer placing sixth with 14.47 seconds.  In the 400 Meter Dash, Zach Osborn ran 56.01 seconds for first place, setting a new MCMS Public School

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  • Monroe City High School track team continues to excel

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Monroe City’s Panthers continued their fine track season at the Jerry Ball Relays April 14. The men’s team finished second and the women finished fourth in an 11-team field. The Monroe City men finished behind only Palmyra as they amassed 141 total points. Palmyra garnered 162. Camp Point (Central) finished with 75.5 points, the Louisiana team hopped on the bus with 63 points to their credit and Highland carted off

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Lifestyles

Healthy Habits

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 8:02 am

by: Katie Foster RDN LD Move over chia and flax seeds, there’s a new guy in town! You may have heard of hempseeds, as they are becoming a trending topping and add-in to baked goods, but what exactly are hempseeds? Hempseeds come from the cannabis plant family; however, the seeds from the industrial hemp plant do not contain THC, the active compound in marijuana. What they do contain is a

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 8:54 am

    By Katie Foster, RDN, LD To be gluten free, or not to be? If you have been diagnosed with celiac disease, or a wheat allergy (IgE-mediated), the gluten free diet is medically necessary. Many people claim that they have a “gluten sensitivity” which has been defined as “cases of gluten reaction in which both allergy and autoimmune mechanisms have been ruled out;” it is a diagnosis by exclusion criteria. There

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 8:11 am

    By Katie Foster, RDN, LD Is a healthy body is a healthy mind, or is a healthy mind a healthy body? Have you ever heard of the saying “a healthy body is healthy mind?” This idea revolves around if your body is in good health, your mentality will also be in “good health.” Well this may be true for some, but what about the other way around? It seems as

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  • Scoreboard to host Lock & Load karaoke Saturday, Oct. 18.

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  • Years Ago

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Compiled by Janet Painter   100 Years Ago Oct. 16-20, 1914 Hugh McElroy attended a meeting of the Missouri Anti-Horse Thief Association in Springfield, Mo. Four hundred delegates were present. Miss Dee Hampton and Van Lyell were married in St. Louis Oct. 15. George E. Chipman attended a banquet at Brookfield given the engineers, firemen, conductors, brakemen, operators and agents of the Hannibal-St. Joseph division of the Burlington railroad. The

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