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Canton Flooding

Governor Visits Canton

Adams Honored
Walter Adams is shown receiving a certificate recognizing his 50 years of continuous American Legion membership.  Commander Dan Schmitz of Post 578...

Wakonda State Park Flooding

Thank You
The Missouri National Guard Unit that assisted the City of Canton with flood fighting efforts left May 31. McCoy Eisenbeiss, age four (blue...

West Quincy mandatory evacuation
Due to the failure of Durgens Creek levee, West Quincy has been put under mandatory evacuation. Durgens Creek is about 5-6 miles north of West Quincy. Every effort is...
Highland Graduation
The Highland Class of 2019 after their annual Elementary School walk. The students had a chance to visit the playground one last time and remember...

Yesteryear Photo
The last graduating class of Williamstown High School in 1969. Back row: Philip Briscoe, Jimmie Spurgeon (deceased), Supt. Nolen V. Leach...

Cougar Den Graduates
Cougar Den Daycare in Ewing recently held pre-school graduation. Pictured are, front row:  Connor Fish, Grayson Sherwood, Theron Fleer and Jace...

Community Foundation Lewis County Endowment Exceeds Goal
Last Fall, the Lewis County Fund Council accepted an invitation from an anonymous couple to grow the Lewis County Endowment by $10,000. The Council...

Durham Honors Seniors
The Durham Community Center and Ball Park held their Annual Meeting and Dinner honoring the graduating seniors from Durham/Maywood on May...

NECAC Community Action reception
The 12-county-area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) recently held a reception at its Lewis County Service Center in...

Barge Tragedy
The truck of Louis Hagenhoff sits by the MFA building on May 13, 1969. Hagenhoff was a truck driver that just happened to be in the area when the...

James Hadley Williams with his wife Marilyn and their daughter Lynn after receiving the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award. Master Pilot Award
Rita Cox Editor rita@lewispnj.com Hadley Williams was presented the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award on May 7 during a reception in his...

Pictured are members of the Highland High School S.A.D.D (Students Against Destructive Decisions) group, Mahala Hendrick, Becca Scott and Grace Mihal; S.A.D.D. Advisor and Safety Resource Officer Cory Bennett; Alan Koch, Highland principal; Marisa Christy-Kerns with the Northeast Coalition for Roadway Safety; and Trooper Chad Walton and Trooper Kelly Hoover with the Missouri State Highway patrol Highland High School Receives Regional Award in Safe Driving Campaign
Highland High School was presented with a $500 grant on April 23 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for their...