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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Prairieland FS open house held August 12. Justin Hoffman (center) cuts the ceremonial ribbon along with Sen. Brian Munzlinger, Lewis County commissioners, Keith Hufendick, Prairieland FS, CEO and others. Prairieland FS Grand Opening

Chris Heller; middle row: Jack McBride, Danny Steinkamp, Mackie Johnston, Jimmy Brown, Dick Thompson, Donnie Boyer, Butch Brown; back row: Ed Heller, John Stiffey, Bill Mitchell, Gene Holler, John Stutsman, Dane Perkins, Donald Weathers, Gary Sharpe, Bobby Mauck, John White Living And Loving The Game
By Rita Cox Editor rita@lewispnj.com     A group of former local athletes are planning to get together this week. Although it has been 30...

Al Beck presents Canton Public Library's Carol Hill with a copy of "WHO OWNS AL'S POETIC BONES?" Prolific Professor Publishes Book
Professor Emeritus Al Beck, late of the faculty of Culver Stockton College, has just published his 27th volume of poetry, essays, and evaluation of...

Hayden King Summer Reading Program
The Grand Prize Winner of the 2015 Summer Reading Program at the Canton Library was Izzy Baker. Izzy was awarded a tablet. The Super Readers who...

Kiwanis Speaker
Robin Jarvis spoke of the advantages to community children's nutrition from the non-profit Go-Bag food distribution initiative at the August 11...

Ewing Park Party
Members of Lewis County Memorial Post 578 lead the parade route during the Ewing Park Party parade held August 8. A large crowd attended the...

Sheree Webb, Northeast Missouri Regional Director, presents Norman Adams with a 25 year anniversary clock. Adams Celebrates 25 Years with OATS, Inc.
OATS driver Norman Adams of Canton was recently honored for 25 years of service at the companys Northeast Missouri region office. Adams drives for...

Brooke Miller was grand marshall of the Ewing Park Party Parade. She currently holds seven Missouri state archery records and has been the JR archer of the year the past two years in the Missouri Archery Association. She has won three NFAA indoor national championships and was the Grand National Champion for the USA Archery Outdoor Nationals in 2014. She won the USA Archery Indoor JOAD National Championship and a first place finish in the Tournament of the Americas consisting of competitors from North, Central and South America. She is a member of the 2015 USA National Archery Team as well as a member of the first ever USA Archery Compound Junior Olympic Dream Team. Ewing Park Party Parade

Canton Class of 1955
The 1955 graduating class of Canton High School held their 60 year reunion at the Saints Avenue Cafe in Canton on August 1. Pictured are, front...

Back To School Carnival
The Lewis County Nursing Home Food of the Month Club hosted a Back-to-School carnival held at the Martin Park in Canton on August 8.Each child that...

Angie Hamlin Honored
Angie Hamlin, was recently awarded with a Distinguished Service Award at the 2015 MVATA Awards Luncheon. Mrs. Hamlin represented the Northeast...

Durst Receives Award
Lezlie Durst, Canton R-V Agriculture Education teacher was recognized with the Ideas Unlimited Award for her accomplishments during the Missouri...

Bunge Customer Appreciation
Bunge held a customer appreciation dinner at the LaGrange Lions Club on August4. Pictured are several Bunge employees who were present at the...

The Nitro team was the LaGrange Big Girls team that was coached by Cathy.Pictured above is; Top: Amy Wilson, Jessie (Legg) Daughtery, Courtney Combs, Brooke (Harrison) Murfin, Melissa (Bringer) Klien, Valerie Wilder, Joni (Harrison) Mosby. Front: Jessica Will, Tiara (Clay) Gooch, Tasha (Johnson) Rothweiler, Michelle (Bringer) Clapp, and Amber (Garr) Hudnut. Covering the Bases With Kenzie
    This week on Covering the Bases with Kenzie, we will be featuring a very special woman who has spent many years of her life as a dedicated...

Highland Softball Camp
A softball camp was held July 21 to 23 at Highland High School. Age groups included third through fifth graders, a camp for sixth through eighth...