Local News

Palmyra Prom Dress Resale
The First Christian Church in Palmyra will host the ninth annual prom dress resale January 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran School...
Christmas Prize Winners
The Canton R-V Foodservice Department had a Christmas giveaway for three lucky winners this Christmas. All students had a chance to win. The three...


Fire Damages Canton Home
A fire at 800 Clark Street in Canton occurred on December 20 around 1 p.m. Canton and LaGrange Fire Departments responded along with other...


Grants Give Local Youth Programs a Boost
Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund with the Community Foundation Awards Grants Eighteen area nonprofit organizations were awarded more than $30,000 in grants today...
Make Smart Choices This New Year’s
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding their New Year’s...
Holiday Cheer
Several individuals and organizations traditionally stop by the local nursing homes each Christmas to spread holiday cheer and brighten the holiday...


OATS January Transportation Schedule
OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion, or national origin.   From Lewis County to: Canton-January 2;...
Winter Gardening With Children
The University of Missouri Extension provided the following article. Christmas break is the perfect time to unwrap gardening fun with children, says Donna Aufdenberg,...
Be a holiday hero – give the gift of life
Red Cross urgently needs blood donations. Emergencies don’t take a holiday. The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment now to give and help...
Pleasant Grove 4-H
The Pleasant Grove 4H group of Canton volunteered to have a fire going in Central Park at the Canton Parade of Lights on December 6.


Coy Retiring
Tim Coy began his career with SCS while attending Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville and was hired as a co-op student trainee in May...


South Union Baptist Church
South Union Baptist in Maywood will have regular services on Sunday, Dec.23 at 10:30 A.M. and a Christmas Eve service at 5p.m. on Monday evening, Dec. 24.  Everyone is...
Canton Public Library Missouri Libraries 2 Go
Libraries have long embraced the digital age and are continually adding innovations and conveniences to service the members of their community. As another example, Missouri...
Christmas in LaBelle
The LaBelle Lighted Christmas parade and depot events took place Dec. 15. Children had a chance to visit Santa at the Depot after the parade. A...


Adopt a Child
The Lewis County Service Coordinator Judy Eaton and Stephanie Chancellor, along with many other volunteers make sure Lewis County children have a...