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Annual Ewing Park Party
The ninth annual Ewing Park Party will be held August 8. Events and activities will begin at9 a.m.and end at10 p.m. The Wiffle Ball Tournament and Silent Auction both begin...
Monticello Little Library
Monticello 's new attraction located at the corner of Lafayette and North East Street is a small box that residents can feel free to take something...

LaGrange Class of 58
The annual meeting of the LHS Class of 1958 was held at the Saints Avenue Cafe on July 25. Pictured are seated (l-r): Ray Job, Roger Job, Sam...

Back To School Carnival
The Lewis County Nursing Home Food of the Month Club is Hosting a Back-to-School carnival held at the Martin Park in Canton on August 8 from 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Each child that...
Construction underway on additional residential space
For the second year in a row, Culver-Stockton College reached capacity for residential students and is constructing new student living spaces to accommodate the overflow....
Gospel Quartet to Perform
The "FINAL AUTHORITY" gospel quartet will be in concert at South Union Baptist Church August 9 in the 10:30 a.m. worship service. A lunch...

Summer Sunset
This beautiful sunset over Lewis County shows many colors and most people were glad to see instead of rain clouds. (Photo by Rita Cox)

911 Text Services
Marion and Lewis County Emergency Services 911 has announced the ability to send a text message to 911 as an integrated service in the 911 network. The text to 911 service...
Accident Claims Life
Stacey Fletcher of LaBelle, Mo., was fatally injured July 23 in a head on collision on Rt. Y, ten miles north of Lewistown. Three other persons were injured. The Missouri...
School Supply Giveaway
Immanuel Methodist Church in Canton is hosting a school supply giveaway, Wednesday, August 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. for Canton School District students only.
Blood Drives Scheduled
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Every two seconds someone in the...
Jules DeCoster with his family, three of whom graduated from college this spring. DeCoster Family Celebrates Three Graduations
This spring was full of graduations across the area, none more so than the De Coster family of Canton. In a span of ten days, Nicholas graduated,...

Canton students competed at the National FBLA conference in Chicago. Pictured areJackson Barry, Kayla Merrell, Tristan Porter, Allison Pearl, and Matthew Froman CANTON STUDENTS COMPETE AT THE NATIONAL FBLA CONFERENCE
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) held its National Leadership Conference in Chicago from June 29-July 2. There were...

Casinos Promote Responsible Gaming Education Week ?
Missouri casino employees are serving as responsible gaming ambassadors during the casino industrys 18th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), August 3-7. RGEW...
Missouri Department of Conservation Grant
During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation,...