Local News

Canton Civic Club
The Canton Civic Club met April 21 at the Christian Church hosted by Carolyn Winters. President Mary Sydner called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance was...
LaGrange Yard Sales
LaGrange City Wide Yard Sales will be heldSaturday, May 2. Anyone who would like to be placed on the list for the newspaper advertisement, should contact LaGrange City Hall...
Welcome Spring
The flowering dogwood was designated at the official State Tree in 1955. The Dogwood Tree is a small, deciduous tree with graceful branches that bloom in spring with large...
Thompson Inauguration Ceremony Schedule
The inauguration of Culver-Stockton College President Dr. Kelly Thompson will take place on April 24 will a formal ceremony. The public is invited and encouraged to attend...
Hickman Sentenced
The Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office reports that on April 17, 2015, Shandall L. Hickman was sentenced to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for...
Area Students Attend Youth Leadership Day in Jefferson City
The Capitol was bustling with activity as 441 high school students and their chaperons took part in Missouri Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Day April 9. This is the 21st year...
MFA Oil Foundation Awards Grant
The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Maywood R-4 Fire Volunteer Fire Department to be applied toward the cost of purchasing equipment. The MFA Oil Foundation...
Miles For Music Education
The Highland Band will host the second annual Miles For Music Education, fun run, walk, and cycle event on May 9 at Wakonda State Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The...
Nursing Home Art Fair
The Lewis County Nursing Home will host their third annual Art Fair May 10 through May 17. The Art Fair will be held during National Nursing Home Week. Residents, staff...
Durham Meeting and Honors
The Durham Community Center and Ball Park will hold their annual meeting and honors for area graduates on April 29 at the center on Highway 6, Durham, at 6:30 p.m. There...
Mushroom Season
This morel mushroom was found on April 20 near LaGrange. Many people enjoy hunting the springtime delicacy. A good mushroom spot are usually a closely guarded secret....
Coonhound Wins Events
The Treeing Walker coonhound Lipper's Lucky Ladybug won Best of Show both Friday and Saturday night April 10 and 11 in Kirksville at the Missouri Coon Hunters Federation...
Corn Planting Delays
Theres still plenty of time to get corn in the ground and expect good yields, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Bill Wiebold. Yield does not begin to drop...
Canton School Board
The Canton School Board met April 13. Hank Fisher and Lacy Spurgeon took the School Board Member Oath of Office. Board of Officers for 2015-2016 are: President-Stacey...
Canine Influenza
With the recent outbreak of canine influenza (H3N8) in the Chicago-area, many pet owners are worried about the health of their dogs. While this outbreak hasnt been reported...