Local News

Bridge Work Planned on Route C at Durgens Creek
Weather permitting,Oct. 17, Lewis County Route C will be closed from Lewis County Route Z to Lewis County Route P for bridge work at Durgens Creek....


Sheriff David Parrish assists Wanda Williams to her ride. Bank of Monticello Customer Appreciation
The bank of Monticello held their annual customer appreciation day in Monticello on Sep. 19.


Ophthalmology residents Austin Strohbehn (left) and Sam Thomsen (right) helped lead the eye screening. Free Eye Screening Held
The Lewis County Health Department hosted a free eye screening on September 21 as part of a statewide effort to prevent and diagnose eye-related...


Big Bridge, Small Streets
Monticello had a lot of excitement for a small town on Sept. 25 and 26, when eight 156-foot concrete slabs, each weighing 125,000 pounds, were...


Gary DeClue Hall of Fame Honorees
Culver-Stockton College is recognizing Sam Cook with the honor of Education Hall of Fame Honoree. Cook, a Tiffin, Ohio, native, graduated from C-SC...


Sam O. Pulliam Alumni Leadership and Service Award
Culver-Stockton College is recognizing Julie Glover with the Alumni Leadership and Service Award. Glover graduated from C-SC in 1985 with a...


USB Contributes Gift for Stadium Lights
United State Bank recently donated a gift to Culver-Stockton College to assist with the lights in Ellison Poulton Stadium.Pictured are Luke...


Robert Deters, president of Lewis County Farm Bureau, presented Lezlie Durst, Agricultural instructor at Canton High School, a check from Missouri Farm Bureau’s mini grant to improve the school's green house project. Lewis County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting
The Lewis County Farm Bureau held their Annual Meeting at Highland High School on Tuesday, September 12. A full crowd was in attendance and...


Chapter AT P.E.O.
Chapter AT P.E.O. met at the La Belle Fire Station meeting room September 13 with Barbara Heins as hostess. Prior to the meeting Barbara Heins introduced W.T. Johnson,...
Taylor Cole Benefit
A benefit will be held for Taylor Cole on Saturday October 7, 2017. Taylor is a teenager from Canton who is battling cancer. The theme of the fundraiser is "Grease" and...
The new Derrahs bridge was recently completed and opened. Pictured (l-r)Deanne Whiston, Lewis County Northern Commissioner, Wayne Murphy, Jr., Lewis County Presiding Commissioner and Travis Fleer, Lewis County Southern Commissioner. Derrahs Bridge Opens
The Lewis County Commission opened a 25-foot long and 24-foot wide bridge on County Road #456 in Derrahs, MO, on September 18. The new bridge...


Judge Westhoff Honored
Missouri Chief Justice M. Fischer recognized Judge Fred Westhoff from Lewis County for participation in the judicial transfer and partnership programs during a ceremony...
Relay for Life
This weekend Canton hosted the annual Relay for Life of Lewis County, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The day-long event featured...


Brother Norfolk Retires
The South Union Baptist Church at Maywood honored Bro. G. Dale Norfolk on September 10. Bro. Norfolk had been their pastor for more than four years...


The Community Foundation presented a grant to the Lewis County Fair for improvements to the beef barn. Pictured are: Luke Rothweiler, Keli Geisendorfer, Jill Arnold Blickhan, Virgil Welker, David Plant, Jill Putman, and Jake Brewer. Fair Receives Community Foundation Grant
The Lewis County Fair received a grant from the Community Foundation recently to be used for improvements to the beef barn. Several years ago the...