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Dairy Margin Coverage Signup
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety...
Canton Bible School
Canton Christian Church hosted the Canton Council of Churches Vacation Bible School with help from Immanuel United Methodist and St....

Caitlynn Feldkamp holds young cousin, Christopher Feldkamp while listening to story. Summer Reading Program at Canton Public Library
The Canton area community is enjoying space-related stories, games, activities, and crafts at the Canton Public Library during this year's summer...

LaGrange Postpones July 4 Event
Due to the flooding, the City of LaGrange has decided to postpone their annual Appreciation Day event on July 4th to September 14. The Band Eleven...

Benefit for Rebecca Dreyer to be held
A benefit event is being held for Rebecca (Keith) Dreyer on June 29 at Mr. Goodtime, Hwy 6, Tolona, and at Queen of Peace Catholic Hall, Ewing. Rebecca has been battling...
Buy Lewis County - Davis-Hamlin Hardware, LLC
Quick Facts Davis-Hamlin Hardware, LLC 102 Main Street, Lewistown Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone:...

Brenda Goings Honored
Brenda Goings, LaBelle Chapter 316, was honored June 1, by the Third District O.E.S. Sister Brenda Goings is the Worthy Grand Matron of the Grand Chapter of Missouri, Order...
Kiwanis Speaker
Kindred at Home business development representative Lori Gough spoke to Canton Kiwanis Club about services and resources provided for in-home care...

Ice Cream Social
The LaGrange Methodist Church held their annual homemade ice cream social on June 8. The popular event serves up delicious homemade ice cream along...

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...
Canton Civic Club
The meeting was called to order by Pres. Carla Tobin and the members recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, with 12 members were present. Penney Zahn said she has...
Danielle Voth, Executive Director of Heartland Resources Inc. (HRI) is shown with verification of the amount of money the agency will receive from the United Way of the Mark Twain Area.  Heartland Resources will begin receiving monthly checks in the fall of 2019.  Mrs. Voth and Dan Schmitz, Chairman of the HRI board, attended a Press Conference at the Hannibal YMCA on June 4.  As part of the event, they also learned about the 2019-20 United Way Campaign, Give Hope. United Way Announces New Initiative and Campaign Goal
Give Hope. That will be the center of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area's work over the next year. At a press conference at the Hannibal YMCA,...

Gospel Jamboree
The Parrish Bridge Crik Gospel Jamboree will feature Mercy’s Bridge on July 5, Luke Lay and Bridge Crik Band on July 26 and the Gillespie Family on August 9. There will be...
NECAC Offers Free Financial Fitness Classes
   A free class offered by the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) could help ease the path to buying a home.    “Financial Fitness” covers a...