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Drive High, Get a DUI
April 20, also referred to as 420 by cannabis enthusiasts as code for smoking marijuana, has quickly spread as a celebratory day across the country. While cannabis is now...
Closed on Good Friday
Some businesses and organizations will be closed on Good Friday, April 19, including the Press-News Journal office in LaGrange. Deadline for next week’s edition will still...
Lions Club Fish Fry
The LaGrange Lions Club will host their last fish fry of the season on Good Friday, April 19 with serving from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Menu includes Walleye and buffalo fish, potato...
Spring Prayer Retreat
The Spring Community Prayer Retreat will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Notre Name Catholic Church, Route C, LaGrange, Mo. The Green Chapel Church will lead the...
Nichols Foundation Contributes to Monticello Park
The George R. and Mary Frances Nichols Foundation recently made a donation to the Monticello Park.  The funds were used to replace the roof on the...

Mobile Dental Truck visits Highland Elementary
Northeast Missouri Health Council’s mobile dental services truck traveled to Highland Elementary as part of their latest oral health initiative....

Route B Open
The Missouri Department of Transportation has now opened Route B in Lewis County after being closed due to flooding from high water levels on the Mississippi River.  To...
LaGrange Library News
Residents paying the Lewis County Library tax may get a free Northeast Missouri Library Services library card with proper ID and proof of residency. The community members...
Boy Scout Donation
Bill Doris for the Friends of Scouting and Michael Gnuse employee of United State Bank.  United State Bank supports the Friends of Scouting each year.

Jyace Jett Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
The LaGrange Fire Department Auxiliary held their annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 13 at the LaGrange Fire Department Building.

Hickman Benefit Planned
A benefit for Ericka Hickman will be May 4 at the Washington Park in LaGrange from noon to 4 p.m., serving spaghetti, fish, drink and dessert. To...

Sunrise Service
The Canton Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host a Sunrise Service at 6:30 AM, Easter morning, April 21.  They will gather on the steps of Henderson Hall,...
Chapter BO P.E.O.
 Chapter BO P.E.O. met for their regular meeting March 20 in the City hall meeting room with President Donna Reid Presiding. The chaplain read Proverbs 16:1-3. Officers for...
Debra Scoggin-Myers Scoggin-Myers Art Display at Hannibal Clinic
The original works of Debra K. Scoggin-Myers, chair of the art and design department at Culver-Stockton College, are on display until the end of...

Durham Easter Egg Hunt
The Durham Easter Egg Hunt will be held April 13 at 1:30 pm at the community center. Contact Mary Reichert 573-478-3544 for more information.