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The Fillin Station located in Monticello provides a needed service for the small community. Buy Lewis County
Quick Facts: Fillin Station 209 N. Jackson Monticello Hours: Mon-Fri. 5:30 a.m. -8 p.m. Saturday: 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: 7 a.m. to 7...

Walker Deters participated in the 4-H Hog Show held at the Lewis County Fair. The 4-H groups in Lewis County have many dedicated members and volunteers that ensure the future of agriculture. Fair

Main Street Graphix League Champions
The Main Street Graphix baseball team finished first in the Mississippi Valley 13-15 year old division tournament. They were also undefeated during...

Semi Truck Overturn Near Canton
  A semi truck overturned three miles west of Canton on Rte 16 and Junction F. The accident happened before noon on Monday, July 13. The semi...

Falling Tree Causes Death at Wakonda
On July 12, 2015 at approximately 3:00 a.m. EMS and law enforcement were called to Wakonda State Park near LaGrange, Missouri for people trapped in...

This picture is of Leroy Shorty Hinkle, equipment manager in 1951 and 1952. Covering the Bases with Kenzie
By: McKenzie Shrader The Lewistown Ball Field is this weeks featured ball field on, Covering the Bases with Kenzie! Information for this article...

Little Miss LaGrange
Kelsie Boyer was named the 2015 Little Miss LaGrange at the pageant held July 3 at Washington Park. Other contestants were Nevaeha Humphrey, Lakin...

LaGrange Appreciation Day
Fireworks for the big fireworks display are lined up on the LaGrange riverfront on July 4. The huge fireworks display was one of the highlights of...

Professor Hotle in front of ruins at Persepolis. Professor Travels to Iran
Dr. Patrick Hotle, Culver-Stockton College professor of history, just returned from Iran where he spent three weeks visiting sights related to...

LaGrange Ball Team
The LaGrange Boys ball team finished with second place in the Memphis Tournament. The team finished the season with12 wins and one loss. The team...

Canton Little Girls
The Canton Little Girls took home a third Place win at the Philadelphia tournament. Pictured are Destry Spurgeon, Abby Jarvis, Brilyn Pearl, Haley...

Big Bam Ends With Rain
The Big Bam race that was scheduled to finish in Canton did not go as planned because of heavy rains and flooding. The racers were supposed to bike...

Air Evac landed at Wakonda State Park to await transport of a possible drowning. A 23 year old New London man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Man Drowns At Wakonda State Park
Rita Cox Editor Press-News Journal   Richie L. Armour, 23, of New London, Mo., drowned while launching a boat at Wakonda State Park, near...

Jeff White, Canton Senior Housing Board President and Donna Blickhan, manager, look over items from a damaged apartment at Canton Senior Housing. Rain Causes Problem for Senior Housing Residents
Rita Cox Editor rita@lewispnj.com     Several residents at Canton Senior Housing were displaced on June 24 after heavy flooding caused by the...

The Missouri Port Authority met at the Comfort Inn on June 23 and 24. Attending the meeting were Lewis County IDA Director Ralph Martin, State...