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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Prairieland FS open house held August 12. Justin Hoffman (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon along with Sen. Brian Munzlinger, Lewis County commissioners, Keith Hufendick, Prairieland FS, CEO and others. Prairieland FS Grand Opening

Chris Heller; middle row: Jack McBride, Danny Steinkamp, Mackie Johnston, Jimmy Brown, Dick Thompson, Donnie Boyer, Butch Brown; back row: Ed Heller, John Stiffey, Bill Mitchell, Gene Holler, John Stutsman, Dane Perkins, Donald Weathers, Gary Sharpe, Bobby Mauck, John White Living And Loving The Game
By Rita Cox Editor rita@lewispnj.com     A group of former local athletes are planning to get together this week. Although it has been 30...

Canton School Anniversary Celebration
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Canton R-V School District. The district will be hosting various events throughout the year to celebrate this important...
Block Party Scheduled
  A Block Party will be held August 22 at the Ewing First Baptist Church fro 2 to 4 p.m. The event is free and all are welcome. Activities include bounce house, food,...
Culver-Stockton Welcomes Students
Traditions abound as Culver-Stockton College prepares to welcome the incoming class to campus with the annual Wildcat Welcome Weekend. Among events planned for the weekend,...
Al Beck presents Canton Public Library's Carol Hill with a copy of "WHO OWNS AL'S POETIC BONES?" Prolific Professor Publishes Book
Professor Emeritus Al Beck, late of the faculty of Culver Stockton College, has just published his 27th volume of poetry, essays, and evaluation of...

Hayden King Summer Reading Program
The Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Summer Reading Program at the Canton Library was Izzy Baker. Izzy was awarded a tablet. The Super Readers who...

Kiwanis Speaker
Robin Jarvis spoke of the advantages to community children's nutrition from the non-profit Go-Bag food distribution initiative at the August 11...

Motorcycle Crash Near Ewing
The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop B reports that on Aug. 17 a motorcycle driven by David L. Starr, 59, of LaBelle was traveling on MO 156, eight miles west of Ewing...
Canton School Board
The Canton School Board met Aug. 10. The 2015-16 Tax Levy Hearing was held with the regular Board meeting following. New faculty and staff were introduced to the board....
Lewis County Fair Results
Category: Beef. Class: JR. HEIFER CALF ANGUS. Blue: Skyler Runnels, Eli Putnam, Jackson Putnam. Class: JR. HEIFER CALF CROSS. Blue: Skyler Runnells. Class: SR. HEIFER CALF...
Smart Driver Course to be Offered
AARP is conducting a Smart Driver Course on Aug. 25 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Hannibal at Douglass Community Services, 711 Grand Ave. The cour se is designed to...
Ewing Park Party
Members of Lewis County Memorial Post 578 lead the parade route during the Ewing Park Party parade held August 8. A large crowd attended the...

LaBelle Harvest Fest Planned
The LaBelle Harvest Fest will be held this weekend, August 14, 15 and 16 and variety of events are planned for this annual event. Most events are at the LaBelle City Park....
Sheree Webb, Northeast Missouri Regional Director, presents Norman Adams with a 25 year anniversary clock. Adams Celebrates 25 Years with OATS, Inc.
OATS driver Norman Adams of Canton was recently honored for 25 years of service at the companys Northeast Missouri region office. Adams drives for...