Local News

Volunteers Plant Trees
Volunteers recently completed planting 40 trees on City of Canton properties. The trees were provided at no cost to the City by Forest ReLeaf of...

Arrested on Rape Charges
The LaGrange Police Department reports the arrest of Desi Jackson, 36, of LaGrange. The arrest results from an investigation that began on October...

Indicted on Child Pornography Charges
  Michael Prisner, 27, Ewing, Mo., was indicted for his alleged possession of child pornography between April and June 2015. If convicted, each count of possession of...
Rockwell Painting Sold
Norman Rockwell's painting of a small-town American newsroom has sold at auction for $11.5 million. The painting was done by Rockwell when he...

Arrested For Theft
LaGrange Police Department conducted an investigation at the request of Caseys General Store located in LaGrange, Mo., and resulted in the arrest...

Library Hosts Storytime
LaGrange Library will now host a Storytime on the first and the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Lorin Sayres from Parents As Teachers...

First Snow
The first snow of the season arrived on Nov. 21. Some parts of Lewis County received over an inch, while other parts only received a trace.

Charles Industries Honors Canton Employees
Charles Industries Canton Manufacturing center held its annual Anniversary Service Awards luncheon on October 15 to honor employees' service years...

Fall Season
This fall season has had some unusually warm temperatures and a hard freeze has not yet hit the county. Many trees are now past peak season, but...

Gov. Nixon donates venison to Share the Harvest
Gov. Jay Nixon harvested an 8-point buck while deer hunting in Clark County on the opening weekend of firearms deer season. The Governor donated...

Patrol Reports Crashes
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a crash occurred on Rte. B, one mile south of LaGrange, on Nov. 10, a 2001 ford ranger stopped on the wrong side of the roadway...
Christmas Candy
Capps Christmas Store located on the southwest corner of Fourth and Lewis in Canton has recently received the shipment of Christmas Candy which is...

Arrested for Animal Neglect
The Lewis County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Jaimie L. Adamire for animal neglect/abandonment. On Nov. 13, 2015, concerned citizens reported Adamire abandoned a...
NECAC Accepting Energy Assistance Applications
The 12-county area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) is accepting applications for winter home energy assistance programs income-qualifying...
Dorothy Porter Baltrusch at age 16 Pieces of Memories
By Dorothy Porter Baltrusch FROSTY PLAYS BALL My mother, my father, and I moved from my grandparents farm into Lewistown, Missouri, in 1920. I...