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Lewistown News
By Erma Dee Jones Monday, June 24, Robyn Martin drove me to Jacksonville, Ill., for a dental appointment. On June 25, Brenda goings and I went to LaBelle Eastern...
Ewing News
By Betty Fifer  It's the end of another week and it's been hot and busy. Plenty of cooking going on from cheeseburgers, hot cheese to fried chicken and in between, 4th...
Welcome to the Lewis County Fair
The Lewis County Agricultural Fair begins July 10 and runs until July 14. Volunteers have been working hard once again this year to bring an...

Canton Fire Department Hosts Barbeque
The Canton R-V Fire Protection District held their annual barbeque on June 30 at the Canton Fire Department. The event is held annually on the...

Many of the local elected officials will be at the fair. Pictured is the Lewis County Collector Denise Goodwin and deputy collector Donnette Carter. They look forward to visiting with everyone. Have Fun At The Fair
The Lewis County Agricultural Fair begins on July 10. Opening ceremonies are scheduled for Tuesday evening, July 9 at 7 p.m. in front of the 4-H...

Little Mr and Miss
Named Little Mr. for 2018 was Kyle Hinton and Gracie Logsdon was named Little Miss. The 2018 Little Mr and Miss have been busy during the last...

Bad hay days created toxic ergot in wet spring weather
Farmers face bad hay days as they mow and rake hay that should’ve been baled in May, not now in the first days of summer. “Worst hay ever.” That...

Lauren Smith 2018 Queen
Lauren Smith has reigned as Lewis County Fair Queen for the past year. She recently graduated from Highland High School and will attend...

Fair Dedicated to Earl Feldkamp
The 2019 Lewis County Agricultural Fair is dedicated to the late Earl Feldcamp. Earl passed away May 13, 2019. A longtime volunteer and supporter...

Missouri FFA Chapter Officers participate in Training
The Canton FFA Officer team participated in LEAD Conference on May 28, 2019, at Paris Highschool. Over 1200 local Chapter FFA Officers, 186 advisors from 138 chapters...
Bunge Work
A large crane moves parts into position at the Bunge elevator in LaGrange. In March one of the large grain bins collapsed at the site. The crane...

Yesteryear
July 28, 1994. Dustin Bronestine (at left), and Ben Nelson (at right), of Monticello, were two of the riders who enjoyed a swing ride at the Lewis...

OATS July Schedule
The July 2019 Lewis County OATS Transit Schedule follows. To schedule a ride in Lewis County call the OATS office at 800-654-6287, option 4. Fares may...
Lilly Aubuchon practicing her 911 emergency call. Emergency Helpers Program
Both Lewis County Ambulance District and 911 Dispatch visited Storytime as part of a Community Emergency Helpers program on June 27 at the Canton...

Heartland to hold ribbon cutting and open house for new church
Heartland Community Church is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for their new church building located at 6434 Shelby...