Local News

Ashcroft Visits Lewis County
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft visited the Lewis County Clerk’s office on June 25. Mr. Ashcroft was visiting several county clerks in...

Wholesale Fireworks
Over the last few decades many Lewis County residents have purchased their fireworks from Dave’s Wholesale Fireworks store in Canton. Dave is semi...

Heartland “Salute to Freedom” Celebration
Heartland Community Church is sponsoring a “Salute to Freedom” event on July 5 at the Heartland Community in Bethel, Mo. Beginning at 6 p.m., there will be live music, a...
Missouri State Highway Patrol Operation Dry Water
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the Patrol's participation in Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water is in its 11th...
LaGrange Library Program
The Des Moines IA Blank Park Zoo will be at the LaGrange Library on July 3 at 12:30 pm.  The theme this year is A Universe of Stories. From the dry desert to the soggy...
LaGrange School Reunion
A reunion is being planned for all students and friends of LaGrange and Pleasant Grove Schools. The reunion will be held July 6, 2019 at Saints Avenue Café in Canton from 5...
La Grange Appreciation Day has been postponed
LaGrange Appreciation Day usually held on July 4 is postponed until September 14 due to flooding. The river is still above flood stage and the parking and vendor areas...
Genealogical Society To Meet in Canton
The Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society will hold their second meeting of the year on Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. at the Lewis County Historical Society, 102 North 4th...
Storm Damage in Canton
Heavy rain and strong winds swept through Canton late Saturday night, leaving several limbs and trees damaged, mainly in the downtown area. A tree...

Bridge Closed
Bridge 1220007, located on Orange Street or County Road 429 over the Wyaconda River, northwest of Canton, Mo., between 81 and Route F, has been closed due to...
OATS Transit Announces Fare Increase
OATS Transit has announced it will be increasing fares this summer on some of its routes. The fare increases will affect the general public riding in the following...
Kids Banking Program
Cali Berhorst of LaGrange speaks with a customer in the drive-up during HOMEBANK’s 2nd annual Kids Banking Program. In an effort to encourage...

LaGrange School Reunion
A reunion is being planned for all students and friends of LaGrange and Pleasant Grove Schools. The reunion will be held July 6, 2019 at Saints Avenue Café in Canton from 5...
Durham Community Center Fish Fry
The Durham Community Center will be holding their 56th Annual Fish Fry on Saturday, June 22 starting at 5 p.m. There will be games for the kids going on outside at the...
Heartland “Salute to Freedom” Celebration
Heartland Community Church is sponsoring a “Salute to Freedom” event on July 5 at the Heartland Community in Bethel, Mo. Beginning at 6 p.m., there will be live music, a...