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Are dognappers at work in area?

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:16 am

  At first, when Doris Mehrer, who lives in Marion County a few miles north of Monroe City, realized her family’s lab, Lou Lou, hadn’t been around in a while, she thought little of it. She lives in a rural area filled with fields of soybeans and corn. Creek and river bottoms brimming with deciduous forests cut through the vast tracts of real estate. Many of the roads are unpaved,

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Monroe City Police Report

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:53 am

Monroe City police responded to numerous calls the week of Oct. 19-25, 2014. Oct. 19: Police issued a citation to Dawn Dikkers for failure to stop at a stop sign, oversaw a child exchange at the police department, worked on reports and conducted business checks and routine patrols. Oct. 20: Police conducted school duties, issued a citation to Billy Charlton for failing to file annually with the DOR, picked up

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  • Are dognappers at work in area?

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 7:16 am

      At first, when Doris Mehrer, who lives in Marion County a few miles north of Monroe City, realized her family’s lab, Lou Lou, hadn’t been around in a while, she thought little of it. She lives in a rural area filled with fields of soybeans and corn. Creek and river bottoms brimming with deciduous forests cut through the vast tracts of real estate. Many of the roads are unpaved,

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  • Years Ago

    Posted on October 29, 2014 at 6:58 am

    Compiled by Janet Painter 100 Years Ago Oct. 30 – Nov. 3, 1914 Node Green reported the sale of Mrs. Kate Evans’ home to J.F. George. E.A. Jackson purchased the Rouse property in the southwest part of town. A daughter was born Oct. 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Leland Gulick. Following were readings of the standard thermometer at the Farmers & Merchants Bank each noon: Tuesday 48, Wednesday 48, Thursday

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Sports

Panthers perform as expected, bedevil bulldogs

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:58 am

It didn’t take a soothsayer to predict who would win the game. Every fan gathered at Galen Lankford Field Friday knew what the outcome would be.  And they were right. The Monroe City Panthers did exactly what a 7-3 team with a high-powered offense is expected to do against a winless team it already overwhelmed once this season. From the moment Taylor Birt returned the opening kickoff all the way

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  • Monroe City, 46, Louisiana, 0

    Posted on October 24, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    The Monroe City Panthers walked away with 46 points and a victory over Louisiana in playoff action Friday, Oct. 24. The Panthers will play at home against Mark Twain next week. “Each running back had two touchdowns, so we were pretty effective,” said Panther coach David Kirby.

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  • MC Panther’s shred Palmyra, bring home Mayor’s Cup

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    It’s a pity officials don’t throw flags for pre-game encroachment. Just after the Monroe City team took to the field at what certainly must be one of the most aesthetically pleasing high school football settings anywhere, as if they were flaunting their athletic prowess, some Palmyra players spilled across onto the Monroe City side of the field and invaded the cheering, pre-game huddle of players. Once the game began, though,

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Lifestyles

Healthy Habits

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:35 am

By Katie Foster Pumpkin Preparation With November just a few days away I can’t help but to think of Thanksgiving and my favorite “pumpkin dishes” and baked goods. Pumpkin is not only super nutritious but an excellent addition to baked goods. It adds rich flavor and creates a moist product. However you probably wouldn’t want to eat pumpkin from a can as is; it needs a little flavor. One of

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    Savory Soups It is definitely soup season! Here are two soups that are great for these rainy cool days. The Sweet and Sour Beef Cabbage soup is a great “soup and salad” soup. It is packed with protein and fiber to keep you full and pairs great with salad or a side of raw veggies and dip. The Veggistrone soup is a “soup and sandwich” kind of soup as it

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  • Missouri woodcock season to open soon

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Biologists say the birds peent, and I guess that is as good a description of the sound the fowl makes as anything. When they dart away, their wings also make an audible whir. So flush a woodcock, and you will hear a series of peents folded up in a flutter of wings. If a person’s ears are still good enough to hear the noise – mine barely are – he

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Entertainment

Scoreboard to host Lock & Load karaoke Saturday, Oct. 18.

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 10:32 am

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  • Years Ago

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    Compiled by Janet Painter   100 Years Ago Oct. 16-20, 1914 Hugh McElroy attended a meeting of the Missouri Anti-Horse Thief Association in Springfield, Mo. Four hundred delegates were present. Miss Dee Hampton and Van Lyell were married in St. Louis Oct. 15. George E. Chipman attended a banquet at Brookfield given the engineers, firemen, conductors, brakemen, operators and agents of the Hannibal-St. Joseph division of the Burlington railroad. The

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  • Missouri woodcock season to open soon

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Biologists say the birds peent, and I guess that is as good a description of the sound the fowl makes as anything. When they dart away, their wings also make an audible whir. So flush a woodcock, and you will hear a series of peents folded up in a flutter of wings. If a person’s ears are still good enough to hear the noise – mine barely are – he

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