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Collector’s Office Hours
The holiday hours for the Lewis County Collector’s office are: Closed-Dec. 24-25; open Dec. 31- 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. and closed on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Normal...
Food Bank Donation
At a recent Partnership Against Hunger event held in Hannibal, Community Bank President, Josh Wilson of HOMEBANK presented a check in the amount of...


Home Damaged by Intentional Vehicle Collision
A house was damaged at 518 North Fifth street in LaGrange on Dec. 10. The driver was apparently involved in a domestic dispute and intentionally...


Ten Mile Presents Cantata
Ten Mile Baptist Church, 21477 263rd Avenue, Canton, will present the Christmas Cantata “ Take Me Back To Bethlehem” on Sunday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
LaBelle Senior Center Christmas Events
The LaBelle Senior Center will have a craft and bake sale, Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 a.m. to noon. Bingo will be played Dec. 15 and Dec. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m., with a meal at...
Canton Parade of Lights
The annual Parade of Lights was held in Canton on Dec. 6 with many businesses and organizations participating. Santa rode on the Canton Fire Truck...


Durham Community Center Christmas
The Durham Community Center held their annual Christmas event on Dec. 8. The event was held in the Methodist church this year due to construction...


LaGrange Christmas
The City of LaGrange held hosted a tree lighting and visits with Santa at the LaGrange Lion’s Club on Dec. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus listened to...


Buy Lewis County: Shopping Local for the Holidays
Lewis County is a great place to live. Residents are reminded to shop local for the holiday season and throughout the year. When you shop local the money usually stays in...
Solace in a Beat
This story was originally published in the Post-Dispatch on May 12, 2002. Dee Holsapple had dealt with a lot since she lost her daughter Sherry in a car accident 14...
Linda Horner Sharing A Heart of Gold
Rita Cox Editor People that knew her, always said Linda Horner had a heart of gold. When her heart failed, almost two decades ago, another...


Addie and Mabrie Lay tell Santa what they would like for Christmas. Santa Visits LaGrange Library
The LaGrange Library hosted a visit from Santa Claus on Dec. 1. Visitors enjoyed refreshments, listening to a Christmas story and playing pin the...


Donors and Applicants Sought For Christmas Program
The annual Lewis County Adopt-A-Family Christmas program is seeking families, churches, and civic organizations to adopt children for Christmas this year. Judy Eaton of...
LaBelle Depot Christmas
The LaBelle Train Depot Restoration Committee has scheduled several events celebrating the season. These festivities are an annual tradition. A soup supper will be held at...
Lewistown Tree Lighting
The annual Lewistown Park Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held Dec. 8 at 5:30 p.m. hosted by the GFWC WE Modern’s Club and the Lewistown Viking Club. The Lewistown...