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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…

NECAC Weatherization Specialist Tom Branham unloads air conditioners donated June 14 by Ameren Missouri and Cool Down St. Louis. NECAC received 95 units. They are available at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying elderly and disabled Ameren customers in NECAC’s service a…

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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 50th Annual Pet Show, sponsored by F&M Bank and Trust Co., will be held in person this year at Central Park in Hannibal on July 1st. The categories are:  Best Dog, Best Cat, Best Trick, Most Patriotic, and Most Unusual. This year the show, which had great success during the pandemic …

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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…

   NECAC Weatherization Specialist Tom Branham unloads air conditioners donated June 14 by Ameren Missouri and Cool Down St. Louis. NECAC received 95 units. They are available at no cost on a first-come, first-served basis to qualifying elderly and disabled Ameren customers in NECAC’s servic…

Monroe City will be kicking off their Fourth of July celebrations, Hometown Food & Music Festival.  The events spark off on July 2 in St. Jude’s Park at 8 a.m. with gates opening with a flag presentation at  9 a.m.  and a Parade will be at 10 a.m. on July 4 with a kids parade starting at…

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.

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OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service. Please call the OATS Transit office at 600-415-0901 or 800-654-6287 to schedule a ride or find out about service in your area. You can also visit our website atwww.oatstransit.org and click on your county under the tab “Bus Schedules” …

Learning Opportunities/Quality Works (LOQW) would like to welcome our new board member, Jason Meininger, to our board of directors. Jason comes to the board with personal experience in the disability field as a family advocate. Jason works as a Mortgage Banker for New American Funding. He ha…

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…

San Diego, CA – Nicole Henry, MBA, President of Nic Solves, San Diego, CA was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization, and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Henry, a recogni…

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Pastor Teri Maher of Rennselear started her day with a call about their church being on fire.  Church members had called at 7:28 a.m. to tell her the news.  Maher headed straight to the corner of Chestnut and Arch Street where she witnessed flames billowing out of the structure.  “I was reli…

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Police Chief Zach James dispelled a recent rumor during the Monroe City Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday, June 9.

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 …

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The future of some city parks, the status of playground equipment and city pool seating were among issues addressed at the Monroe City Park and Cemetery Board’s monthly meeting held Tuesday, May 24 at the city’s council chambers.