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Monroe City youth track meets are showing us our furter track stars. Track meet number four will be July fifth and will will start a five.

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2022 semester.

Quincy, IL – The Kroc Center is seeking vendors for the facility’s first Back-to-School Market. The event will take place Saturday, August 6, from 7am to noon. The Back-to-School Market is a marketplace specifically for selling children’s items. Event entry is just $1 for non-members. Kroc M…

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The Monroe City Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for new established and re-branded boutique, No Sugar Boutique, LLC.  

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The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) may be able to help you with a one-time payment for your water and/or wastewater (sewer) bill from November - September. The maximum amount you could get is $750.00. LIHWAP can help with:

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Caleb Sedmak, a Senior from Palmyra was named on the Dean’s List for Greenville University’s Spring 2022 semester. To qualify for the GU Dean’s List, a student must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. Freshmen (0-29.5 credits) must have a semester GPA of 3.5 or abov…

The Chapter H PEO scholarship for 2022 was presented to Carly Youngblood, daughter of Steve and Dawn Youngblood.  This scholarship, presented by Donna Long, President of Chapter H is given, each year, to a senior girl in the Monroe City R-1 High School who is going on to further her educatio…

Weekly Challenge: Do not overcommit yourself to tasks. Be secure in your ability to order your steps.

The VFW is collecting for their American Flag program. Your donation gets a flag positioned in front of your home or business for every Patriotic holiday for a full year. The local FFA takes care of setting the flags out. Every dollar collected goes back into the community.  Please show them…

Weekly Challenge: Each day this week, try not to beat yourself up about any poor choices of your past. Let those negative feelings stay in the past. Greet each day as a new beginning with the strength of Jesus to do better than yesterday.

In a community centered around agriculture like ours, we know what sights to expect each spring:  Tractors and planters dotting the landscape, rushing to beat the next rain. A fertilizer truck kicking up dust as it heads to the next field.  Lines of cars on the highway waiting to safely pass…

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The 2021-22 school came to a close with the annual festivities of field day. Monday, May  students grade Pre-K through first grade, participated in events of their choosing at various stations set up across Lankford Field. Students second through fourth had their field day on Tuesday.  From …

Monday students grade pre-K through first grade, participated in events of their choosing at various stations set up across Lankford Field. Students second through fourth had their field day on Tuesday.  From the shoe toss, sack races, to the 50-meter dash, frisbee toss, and three legged rac…

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This year’s Class of 2022 Valedictorian went to two individuals. Emmalee Williams, the daughter of Scottie and Kari Williams. Williams plans to attend the University of Missouri and major in Nursing. She was awarded the University of Missouri Curator’s Scholar Award, Culver-Stockton College …

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This year’s Class of 2022 Salutatorian was awarded to Mackenzie Moss, the daughter of Robert and Marsha Moss. Moss has attended Monroe City R-1 School District her entire childhood and has lived in the Monroe City area her entire life.  Moss plans to attend Moberly Area Community College and…

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As the one hundredth twenty-first year of Holy Rosary School came to an end, seventeen students graduated on May 17.  It was the one hundredth seventeenth class to graduate from Holy Rosary School since the first graduating class of 1903.   

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The Monroe City R-1 Middle School held the Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, May 19 in the middle school gymnasium. The gym was filled with family members, friends and faculty, who came to celebrate the students’ accomplishments.

Weekly Challenge: Tell one person each day about Jesus. Share the Word, expand the Kingdom.

The summer months are a time of fun, adventure and relaxation for many, but they can also be a source of stress for older adults and their caregivers. As we age, our physiology changes in ways that boost sensitivity to summer’s heat, humidity and sun exposure. In fact, according to research …

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Fabulous Feet Dance Company will host their annual Spring concert theme titled “Kingdom Dance” on May 28-29. The concert will include three separate shows, with the first showing on Friday evening at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the show will include a 2 p.m. matinee, featuring the younger classes, a…

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It was hats off to the Class of 2022 as 71 graduates completed their high school career at Monroe City High School. The one hundred thirty-first commencement ceremony was held on Sunday, May 22 in the gymnasium. The event left standing room only, as family, friends and loved ones gathered to…

n May 12th, the Monroe City FFA Chapter hosted their Annual Ag Festival for the Monroe City Elementary and the Holy Rosary 1-5 grades. The FFA chapter hosted 42 interactive stations in two different tracks for students to be engaged with a topic in agriculture. This year, within the two diff…

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The Ministerial Alliance hosted the 2022 seniors for Baccalaureate on Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Promiseland Family Church. Joshua Talton gave an inspirational testimony to the crowd. There were 25 seniors in attendance for the gathering. Family members, pastors and friends joined toget…

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The Monroe City High School will host their one hundred thirty-first commencement ceremony on May 22 in the High School gymnasium. Doors open at 2 p.m. This year, 71 students will be graduating in the Class of 2022.

It was signing day for the Talton brothers, Friday, May 13, and there was barely any room left to stand in the foyer of the Monroe City High School as they had all of their friends and family there to share in the exciting moment.

The HR gym was invaded with snakes and reptiles and a few furry friends as well on Friday, May 13. The show was put on by the Chapman clan but more notably being the third Chapman of the bunch, Miss Cahlin Chapman.

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For our mothers 100th birthday on May 23, a card shower would be very much appreciated her address is: Monroe City Manor Care 1010 HIGHWAY 24 & 36 EAST, MONROE CITY, MO 63456 address cards to Emma Jo Mudd  room 307  Requested by Emma Jo’s children Tony Mudd, Leslie Mudd Jones, Chuck Mudd…