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The old Holy Rosary gymnasium was filled with several youth participating in the Holy Rosary basketball program offered to the public. Each team is coached by volunteers in the community who take their time to teach the fundamentals of the sport and keep youth active.

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It’s been said ‘When it rains it pours’, this seemed to be the case on February 23 for both of the Monroe City varsity basketball teams. While the weather outside brought down buckets of rain, both the girls and boys put up 63 buckets to win the 3A District 13 Titles in Centralia with a comb…

Several area residents gathered on February 16 to enjoy an outdoor adventure for the eighth annual Shed Antler Hunt held at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center. The event is hosted by The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake in partnership with the Monroe City Whitetails Un…

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The Monroe City R-1 high school held their annual Homecoming Royalty crowning on February 12, after being cancelled the previous week due to weather conditions. The 2019 Coronation took place during half-time of the boy’s game against Brookfield, crowning C.E. Talton and Jada Summers as this…

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The Monroe City R-1 Senior Panthers, along with their parents and loved ones were recognized at Friday nights basketball game on February 14, against Centralia.

The Panthers traveled to Macon on February 15 for a Clarence Cannon Conference (CCC) game. The Panthers ended the game with a 61-40 victory. This marks the first time since 1994 the Panthers were able to sweep the CCC title.

Friends, family and peers gathered in the lobby of the Monroe City High School on February 12, to watch, Jadon Underhill, take the next step into his future. Underhill has accepted an athletic scholarship to play football at Quincy University. His parents, Jim and Sheryl Underhill, sat next …

Jonathon Saxbury, Zach Osborn and Jadon Underhill  after signing  letters of intent to play college sports pose with their Monroe City R-1 coaches: Derek Vanlandingham, Brock Edris, David Kirby, Marty Lincoln and Glenn Thome on Feb. 12.

On February 12, the family of Zach Osborn, including his mom, Ashley Osborn, sister, Emily Osborn and brother, Christian Osborn, along with his peers and coaches, gathered in the Monroe City High School lobby to sign a letter of intent. Osborn plans to attend Truman State University on an ac…

On February 12, family, friends and coaches gathered in the front lobby of the Monroe City High School to support Jonathon Saxbury, as he signed his letter of intent to play football at Truman State University. He will be retiring his black and gold attire as an All-State Panther to don the …

The Monroe City Lady Panther 2018-19 basketball team have the incredible strength of one senior for the season. Jada Summers has been a driving force for the Lady Panthers since her debut on the varsity team her freshman year. Summers, is not only a success on the court, but also aims high i…

Pictured above: Front Row Left to Right is Greg Smith, Rachel Smith and Courtney Smith. Back Row: High School Softball Head Coach Melissa Chinn. Smith signed a letter of intent with MO S&T to play softball and major in Chemical Engineering.

The Monroe City Lady Panther Clearance Cannon Conference Champions pose for a picture on Oct. 2 after playing a winning game against Macon.Pictured from L to R: Back Row: Assistant Coach Rick Baker, Manager Alissa Coberly, Bailee Hays, Mackenzie Moss, Lauren Youngblood, Riley Quinn, Danielle…

Back Row: Ean Ritter, Jonathon Saxbury, Jake Forney, Jay Willard and Josiah Talton.Front Row: Lila Yager, Karli Orf, Lauren Fortner, Hallie Dyer and Carly Youngblood.

Senior Kaelin Kendrick O’Bryan, also known as KKO, plays defensive end against Macon as he tackles the running back to stop the play.

Pictured above: Monroe City’s Kyle Fulton pitching for the Central Methodist Eagles’. Fulton recently was named Second Team All-American honors from both the National Athletic of Intercollegiate Association NAIA and the American Baseball Coaches Association’s (ABCA) and the Rawlings Sporting…

On Friday, Feb. 16, 15 Monroe City R-1 athletes were recognized for athletic careers. Including, Brad Cheek, Jess Greiman, Michael Ryan, Emma Wilson and Ashlin Wisdom. Students and parents lined the entire span of the gymnasium during intermission of the Varsity games.

Anna Crusha, of Paris, with her daughter Sophia Crusha registering three of her children for dance lessons for their fourth year, along with Rhonda Woods McHargue, her husband Richard and Allison Wilson, assistant.