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Ralls County real estate owners to see increase in assessed property values, assessor warns

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 7:12 am

Ralls County real estate owners will see a substantial increase in assessed values for 2015. “I have received a notice and an order from the Missouri State Tax Commission that the average assessed value of real property in Ralls County is 15 percent below the State Statute Level,” County Assessor Tom Ruhl said. “We have known for some time this would happen. My office staff has been very busy over

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Years Ago

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 8:36 am

Compiled by Janet Painter 100 Years Ago March 5-9, 1915 Following was the roll of honor in the grades at the public school for February: Grade 1, Miles Abel, Martha Elizabeth Conway, Cora Ethel Edwards, Dona Fern George, Mary Lewis Gott, John R. Dawson, Elizabeth Rae Melson, Blanch Scobee, Paul Kenneth Smith, Eileen Tuley, Frances Willard, Leona Yates, Edgar Guilford; grade 2, Robert Lynn, Stella Umstattd, Maurine Stewart, Louise Riley,

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Panthers fall in district semifinal contest; finish 14-13 for the season

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:21 am

The Canton Tigers ended the Monroe City Panthers basketball season Wednesday, Feb. 25, with a 52-37 victory in district semi-final action. Terron Ritter led the Panthers with 20 points. After him, though, the scoring fell off sharply. Canton’s steel-curtain defense, led by Gabe McKenzie and Cameron Durst, shut down the Panthers inside game. Michael Speaks tallied seven points, and Logan Minter and Noah McAfee both scored four. Jordan Bischel added

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  • Lady Panthers stumble in district semifinal

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:10 am

    The Paris Coyotes ended the Monroe City Panthers basketball season in the district semifinal matchup 34-27.  “It was a tight game,” Panther coach Cody Leonard said. “I’m not sure we played our best, but we gained a ton of experience.” The Panthers clung to a tenuous lead through much of the contest and entered the fourth quarter down by only a point. Their shooting, cold throughout much of the night,

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  • Lady Panthers clip Cardinals wings in district action victory

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 8:48 am

    The Lady Panthers went to Sturgeon High School Tuesday, Feb. 23, to play the South Shelby Cardinals and carted off a 60-47 victory. “I thought we played well in spurts,” Panther Coach Cody Leonard said. In fact, the team did excel in streaks. The Panthers got off to a fast start with 20 first-quarter points while holding the Cardinals to three. Five different Panthers, Delanie Okenfuss, Asjia Troy, Kayla Spalding,

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Lifestyles

Healthy Habits

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 8:07 am

By Katie Foster Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. It is responsible for one in every four deaths. Some conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes, as well as lifestyle factors, such as unhealthy diet, obesity, physical inactivity and alcohol and tobacco use, can put people at a higher risk for developing heart disease. Because diet

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  • Healthy Habits

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 9:40 am

    Katie Foster RDN LD Katie Foster RDN LD Katie is a Clinical Registered Dietitian who is passionate about helping her community achieve healthy lifestyle habits We can all eat more vegetables right? This fun creative and yes “healthy” bite is every bit of delicious, and it’s a perfect way to hide those veggies from the most picky eaters. It is even allergy-friendly! The recipe below uses a spicy sauce, however

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  • Mark Twain Lake Visitors Center to host annual youth shed hunt

    Posted on January 23, 2015 at 10:12 am

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake in partnership with the Monroe City Whitetails Unlimited Chapter, the Mark Twain Lake Visitors and Educational Resource Center Committee, and the Missouri Department of Conservation are proud to announce the return of the Annual Shed Hunt for Youth.   This event will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor

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Posted on February 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

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  • 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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