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Joyce Anderson, eyewitness to a change of eras

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 7:53 am

Longtime See Real Estate Administrative Assistant Joyce Anderson is about to leave the company, after 46 years, for other pursuits. Don’t mention retirement to her, though. She is going to keep busy. She might just write a book. A history book. And why not? She has witnessed the changeover from one era to another, she said. Someone should chronicle the changes. Anderson was born Joyce Harris in 1942 in Peoria,

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Years Ago

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:39 am

100 Years Ago March 19-23, 1915 Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Carpenter and son, George, with George Megown, returned from an extended visit in California. They attended the expositions at San Francisco and San Diego, Calif. Oscar Hawkins sold his dwelling property to Dr. J.D. Scobee and moved to the M.L. McReynolds place. Lewis Lundberg bought a house and seven acres in the east part of town from J.B. Anderson. Telegraph

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  • •Monroe County Police Report•

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:32 am

    During the week of March 15-21, Monroe City police responded to the following calls. On March 15, police issued a speeding citation to Stephanie McQueen, attended two child exchanges at the police department and conducted business checks and routine patrols. On March 16, police performed school duties, took a report of subjects shooting paintballs at vehicles on South Main and Prairie streets, went to a dog call on Park Street,

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  • City releases tentative March 23 – April 5 sewer work schedule

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:22 am

    Monroe City’s director of administration, Jackie Pangborn, released the tentative sewer work schedule for March 23-April 5. The Sewer Lining crew will be working in the following areas: First Street from Main to Washington Catherine Street from Oak to Locust West Cleveland Street from South Locust to South Chestnut South Locust Street from West Cleveland to Mill Street Green Street from North Locust to North Chestnut Stanton Street from Stoddard

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Let Monroe City’s Golf Presence be known

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Amid all the talk of Monroe City’s storied sports teams, Coach Rodney Galloway wants people to remember one thing: the city has a golf presence, too. The first four years Galloway was coaching here, in fact, he had golfers go to state. He continues to have sectional qualifiers, golfers who would have participated at the state level under the old system. “We always come up with kids who can play,”

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  • Scott Hoover signs Letter of Intent to Quincy University

    Posted on March 25, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Scott Hoover, a Monroe City standout athlete, signed a letter of intent Tuesday, March 17 to play baseball for Quincy University. Nobody should be surprised. Hoover grew up with a ball in his hand. At a young age he would throw one against the garage door to practice his pitching and fielding. He began playing competitive baseball when he was nine. His baseball coach, Jason Dyer, loves Hoover’s work ethic.

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  • Panthers hope to make big splash in Clarence Cannon Conference this year

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 10:13 am

    The Monroe City Panthers are out in force this spring, and the team’s coach is anticipating a good year. “We have a bunch of kids, a lot of really good kids, too, so it’s going to be a pretty fun time,” David Kirby said as stood on the brand new, eight-lane all-weather track surveying his team. The warm spring sun shined down on runners loping around the oval while discus

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Healthy Habits

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 9:35 am

By Katie Foster RDN LD Katie is a Clinical Registered Dietitian who is passionate about helping her community achieve healthy lifestyle habits. This is one of my favorite recipes. The applesauce and zucchini help make it moist and low calorie. It also offers some whole grains (whole wheat flour) and heart-healthy fats (walnuts). You don’t have to like applesauce or zucchini to enjoy a slice either, they are well disguised!

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 9:13 am

    By Katie Foster, RDN LD Last week I hyped about whole grains. There’s one problem with whole grains, though, some people (especially kids) just don’t like them! If you are accustomed to the white or refined grain products, it will likely take a few tries before you like the whole grain varieties, but keep trying! Whole grains tend to be “heavy” in texture and taste, and, of course, the color

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 9:31 am

    By Katie Foster, RDN LD When it comes to grains- brown or white? Choosing whole grains over their white/refined competitors is more beneficial to our health (except for those instructed to follow a renal diet). This however does not mean that “brown in color” is whole grain. When choosing whole grains you must first look at the ingredient label. The ingredients are listed on each food package from greatest to

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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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