Local News

Donna Johns LaGrange Nutrition Center Manager presenting the Henry 22 rifle to Joe Kennedy of LaGrange. Joe had the winning ticket from Heartland Resources Inc. Gun Raffle. Heartland Resources Raffle Winners
Heartland Resources in Ewing recently hosted a fundraising golf tournament, along with a golf ball raffle and gun raffle. Winners of the golf...


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...


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...


Summer Food Kickoff set for 6/1/17
Lewis County C-1 School District — With summer here, it’s time to think about how children who receive free or reduced-priced lunch in school will eat healthy while school...
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...


Lions Club Fish Fry
The LaGrange Lions Club held their last fish fry of the season on April 15. Pictured are David Blickhan washing some of the many dishes it takes to...


Recycle Into Art Contest
Canton Main Street Association will join with the Canton Recycling Center and the Canton Area Arts Council in sponsoring the annual Recycle into Art Contest in celebration...