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Dominic C. won the days prize at the LaBelle Library during one of the programs in July. The programs have been very informative and fun. Support and visit the local libraries in Lewis County, there is something for everyone. Summer Reading Program

Monticello Little Library
Monticello 's new attraction located at the corner of Lafayette and North East Street is a small box that residents can feel free to take something...

LaGrange Class of 58
The annual meeting of the LHS Class of 1958 was held at the Saints Avenue Cafe on July 25. Pictured are seated (l-r): Ray Job, Roger Job, Sam...

Gospel Quartet to Perform
The "FINAL AUTHORITY" gospel quartet will be in concert at South Union Baptist Church August 9 in the 10:30 a.m. worship service. A lunch...

Summer Sunset
This beautiful sunset over Lewis County shows many colors and most people were glad to see instead of rain clouds. (Photo by Rita Cox)

Jules DeCoster with his family, three of whom graduated from college this spring. DeCoster Family Celebrates Three Graduations
This spring was full of graduations across the area, none more so than the De Coster family of Canton. In a span of ten days, Nicholas graduated,...

Canton students competed at the National FBLA conference in Chicago. Pictured areJackson Barry, Kayla Merrell, Tristan Porter, Allison Pearl, and Matthew Froman CANTON STUDENTS COMPETE AT THE NATIONAL FBLA CONFERENCE
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) held its National Leadership Conference in Chicago from June 29-July 2. There were...

Missouri Department of Conservation Grant
During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation,...

The Monticello 4-H Club accepts an FCS Financial grant from Miles Cameron, loan officer in the Macon office. Monticello 4-H Club Receives FCS Financial Grant
Miles Cameron, loan officer in the Macon office, awarded the Monticello 4-H Club with a $500 Shaping Rural Missouri grant. The Shaping Rural...

Traffic Fatality North of Lewistown
On July 23, 2015 at approximately 7:15 a.m. multiple emergency agencies were called to a two vehicle head on collision on State Highway Y near the Deer Ridge Conservation...
Canton Mayor Jarrod Phillips welcomes bicyclists to Canton. The group biked from Kirksville to Canton. Also pictured are Ashley Burden, Deanna Hunsaker, Charles Hunsaker, Jennifer Hurst, Danielle Madsen, Carla Smith, Megan Wargo-Kearney and Jerry Prather, the support driver. Group Finishes Big Bam Route
A group of bicycle riders completed the last leg of the Big BAM ride on July 16. The final day of the race was cancelled on June 26 due to heavy...

Youth Group Volunteers
A Youth Group of 250 youths and 50 leaders were in Canton to attend a Youth Conference at Culver-Stockton College. The group was a part of the...

Sean Pearl and Jaclyn Sweet at the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference National FFA Washington Leadership Conference
Members of the Canton FFA Chapter recently attended the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) in Washington DC. Sean Pearl and Jaclyn...

Canton Police New Vehicle
The City of Canton's Police Department recently purchased a 2015 Ford Police Interceptor Utility AWD police vehicle. The money received from...

Eric Happekotte (right) and Dan Patterson (left) of the Missouri Department of Conservation, Forestry Division, present a check to Joe LaCounty (center) for the Canton Fire Department. Missouri Department of Conservation Grant
During July and August, matching funds grant checks for rural fire departments are being distributed by the Missouri Department of Conservation,...