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Lewis County Fair
The Lewis County Fair had large crowds attending with many events offered. Many displays, activities, contests, carnival rides,animal shows and...


LaBelle Library Winner
The La Belle Library hosted Lewis County Sheriff, David Parrish, on July 12. Sheriff Parrish showed how fingerprinting is done and the youngsters...


Enjoying the River
Several boaters enjoyed the Mississippi River at LaGrange recently. The hot weather predicted for this week will make boating a popular activity.


Country Roads
Take a ride along some of the beautiful roads in Lewis County, tall crops of corn, wild flowers, animals, and pretty scenery along the way is a...


Canton Booster Receives Donation
The first donation to Can and Will Booster Club for new batting cages at Canton R-V fields was received from the Bank of Monticello. Pictured are...


The Oklahoma Sooners softball team on the field after winning the National Championship. Highland Softball Teams Win First Place
The Highland High School Varsity Softball program recently traveled to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to play in the Oklahoma City Challenge softball...


Canton River Runners
By Penny Pitford A new elementary running club has emerged at Canton R-V. It includes third thru sixth grade boys and girls. Members developed and...


Canton Baseball
Lance Logsdon hit a three run home run in the second inning for Canton in a game placyed April 24 at Canton. The Tigers ended up losing the match...


Tommy Job during his personal best record of six feet two inches in the high jump. Headline: Job ranked Top in Nation
Tommy Job, an eighth grade student at Highland High School was ranked first in the nation on athletic.net in the eighth grade high jump after...


Clarence Cannon Art Show Local students win awards in art show at Truman State
Over 100 students from high schools in northeast Missouri visited Truman State University on April 11 for a day of art workshops and a juried...


Easter Egg Hunt
Happy children scramble to pick up plastic eggs filled with candy at the Easter Egg hunt hosted by County Market on April 15. A large crowd of kids...


Lewistown Easter Egg Hunt
The Park United Methodist Church of Lewistown will host an Easter Egg Hunt on April 15 at the Lewistown City Park for ages pre-K to fourth grade....


Simulated Accident Program
Pictures are of a staged accident. The Press-News Journal would not print close ups of victims of actual accidents A staged accident was held...


Relatives Together on Honor Flight
Three brothers and a cousin recently went on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. The men were: (l-r) Terry Chipman, of Palmyra and Wayne Griep of...


Spring Delicacy
Several Lewis County residents have reported morel mushrooms being found in the area. The hunting and finding of morel mushrooms is a Spring...