Local News

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...

Brooke Miller was grand marshall of the Ewing Park Party Parade. She currently holds seven Missouri state archery records and has been the JR archer of the year the past two years in the Missouri Archery Association. She has won three NFAA indoor national championships and was the Grand National Champion for the USA Archery Outdoor Nationals in 2014. She won the USA Archery Indoor JOAD National Championship and a first place finish in the Tournament of the Americas consisting of competitors from North, Central and South America. She is a member of the 2015 USA National Archery Team as well as a member of the first ever USA Archery Compound Junior Olympic Dream Team. Ewing Park Party Parade

Canton Class of 1955
The 1955 graduating class of Canton High School held their 60 year reunion at the Saints Avenue Cafe in Canton on August 1. Pictured are, front...

Cover Crops Incentive Program
The Lewis County Soil and Water Conservation District has a new cost-share incentive program for seeding COVER CROPS. This limited program assists landowners with adoption...
Bridge Maintenance Planned
Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will doing bridge work at the following locations in Lewis County. Traffic will be reduced to one lane while the work is completed....
Back To School Carnival
The Lewis County Nursing Home Food of the Month Club hosted a Back-to-School carnival held at the Martin Park in Canton on August 8.Each child that...

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, games...