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Earlier this morning, the eighth annual Shed Antler Hunt for Youth started at 8:30 a.m.  and is scheduled to last until 3 p.m. at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center near the Cannon Dam. Loved ones brought their children from the surrounding area to enjoy the outdoors.  The event is p…

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The Monroe City high school lobby looked like it was “Summertime” on February 15, as Jada Summers signed her letter of intent to play basketball for Culver-Stockton College in Canton. Although the weather outside showed a different season of winter, inside the lobby was full of bright smiles…

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Update: Eyewitnesses confirm FBI law enforcement operations took place in the 500 block of South Locust Street, Kendrick Trailer Park and near the corner of East Summer Street and Capelle Street in Monroe City.

Members of the Lewis and Marion County Cattlemen’s Association are raising money for local scholarships and are offering a tasty way for people to help add to the scholarship fund.  The association is hosting a Cattlemen’s Banquet on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the American Legion buildin…

Students from many area high schools were on the Hannibal-LaGrange University campus on February 5 to participate in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District 7 Leadership Conference.  Schools participating included Bowling Green, Clopton, Community R-6, Elsberry, Hannibal CTC, …

Icy road conditions kept the Monroe City Police officers, along with other emergency service personnel busy on February 6, answering calls as motorists slid off roadways.

100 Years Ago

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As Valentine’s Day approaches, many will be flooded with the memories of their special loved one of days present and past. Veronica O’Connor, of Stoutsville, is 99 years old and plans to continue with the same tradition she started 79 years ago.

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Saturday, Feb. 9, marked the seventeenth annual Lucky Hearts Banquet. The Holy Rosary PTO fundraiser hosts the popular date night each year.  The event took place at the Knights of Columbus Hall, as it has in all the years past. There were 300 tickets available which were all sold at this ye…

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The Knights of Columbus are hosting an elegant evening of dinner, music and dancing for daughters Kindergarten through Eighth Grade, along with their father figure at the Daddy Daughter Dance. This annual event is enjoyed by the young ladies of the future generation as they are escorted with…

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The Monroe City Lady Panthers hosted the South Shelby Cardinals for a Clearance Cannon Conference (CCC) game on January 29. Not only was the game important to gain CCC win, but fans packed the gym to watch the team’s lone Senior, Jada Summers, make history during a free throw shot scoring he…

On February 4, Officer Gloria Jennings attempted to make a traffic stop which ended in a foot pursuit. Andre C. White, 45, of Monroe City, was arrested in the 200 block of First Street and taken to the Monroe County Jail.

Anna Lemongeli’s project for Catholic Schools Week showcased her uncle, Ben Smith’s life.

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Holy Rosary School staff and students were busy celebrating Catholic Schools Week January 29 – February 2. The chosen theme this year for the week was Holy Rosary Students Learn, Serve, Lead and Succeed. The school held an open house on January 31, with the public invited to come and celebra…

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