Columns

Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal June 28, 1990 A sudden windstorm damaged several trees and power lines when it come suddenly upon Canton on June 22.   The musical...
Letter To Editor
To the Editor: The Bicycle Across Missouri ride of June 26 ended in a glorious finale, even though storms threatened it all day long. When flood waters cancelled the last...
Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal June 14, 1990   A Civil War Confederate museum may soon be the next attraction in Canton. Harold Urton, a Civil War enthusiast from...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer   It was good to be back in church Sunday after canceling services last Sunday because of the flood water. This Sunday we are having a guest speaker at...
Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones     Dorothy Day and daughter DeVonna Larson drove to Jacksonville, Ill., a week ago Saturday to attend the Adkins family reunion. Traveling home on...
LaGrange News
By Myrna Hoteling     With all the rain we have had and the flooding can you imagine what 40 days of heavy rain would cause? Also remember the promise that goes with the...
Backward Glances
45 Years Ago The Canton Press-News May 21, 1970   Aubrey N. (Jake) Allen, associate professor of business administration and economics at Culver-Stockton College, is...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer     Bobby, Rachel, and Dalton Shepherd were in Shreveport, LA over the weekend visiting Bobby's brother and sister-in-law, Rob and Paula Shepherd....
Lewistown News
by Erma Dee Jones   Memorial Day guests of Erma Dee Jones were her sister, Betty and Don Barron of Hoopeston, Ill. They arrived on Thursday and visited cemeteries in...
LaGrange News
By Myrna Hoteling   What is an activity performed by 40 percent of all people at a party? Snooping in your medicine cabinet. On Memorial Day, Nancy Howe attended the...
Backward Glances
25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal April 26, 1990   Canton City Hall has been condemned and vacated. Mayor Jesse Franks ordered the vacation of Canton city hall Friday...
Maywood News
By Loretta Bringer     Mother's Day was celebrated at South Union Baptist on Sunday with a special message in tribute to Mother's by Bro. Dale Norfolk and flowers were...
Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones     Mother's Day was enjoyed at St. Ave Cafe in Canton by Erma Dee Jones and her family, Doug and Teresa Martin, Brad Martin, Sonya and Kelly Mock and...
LaGrange News
By Myrna Hoteling   LaGrange School memories continued: Twenty-three graduated in the 1955 class but only 22 walked the stage to receive their diploma. Bert Richard...
Yesteryear Image
This photo of the Mississippi River flooding was provided by Mrs. Dorothy Higbee and shows the Canton School surrounded by water. This was before the levee system was...