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Monroe City School Board votes to oppose Amendment 3

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 7:51 am

The Monroe City R-I School Board approved a resolution at its Monday, Oct. 13 meeting that placed it on record opposing the passage of Amendment 3, an initiative petition that will appear on the ballot this November. Dr. Jim Masters, school superintendent, recommended the board take the action. Amendment 3 would impose teacher retention requirements that would determine whether teachers would be kept, promoted, demoted or dismissed and that would

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Monroe City Class of 1964 celebrates 50 years

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Submitted by Frances Harn Snider Twenty-five classmates and their guests gathered during the weekend of Oct. 4-6 to celebrate their 50th reunion. Friday evening, several gathered at the Dugout Lounge for food, laughs and visiting. Saturday evening’s banquet was held at Fiddlesticks. Before the banquet, Eugene Finnigan gave the invocation. Carol (Berlin) Piatt and Frances (Harn) Snider, organizers of the reunion, presented the program. They began by remembering their 19

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  • Fidelis Club sponsors second annual MC Mad Dash for Ministerial Alliance

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:53 pm

    The Monroe City Fidelis Club sponsored the Second Annual MC Mad Dash on Oct. 4. Seventy runners and walkers braved the cold temperatures to participate in the event that raised over $1700 for the Monroe City Ministerial Alliance. The top male finisher was Sawyer Powers with a time of 20:33. The top female finisher was Jennifer McClain with a time of 22:54. The Fidelis Club would like to thank all

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  • •Monroe County Land Transfers•

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Indian Creek Winery, LLC to Pfaff, David Shane and Terry L. S and W Foreclosure Corp. to U.S. Bank National Assn.-Trustee CitiMortgage, Inc. to Mariners Atlantic Portfolio, LLC Kuntz, Dean and Elaine to Dye, Kevin and Stacy Trust Long, Vernon D. and Doris M. to Smith, Rufus J. and Mary C. Flaiz, John F. to Crabtree, Bobby L. and Peggy A. Flaiz, John F.-Conservator to Crabtree, Bobby L. and Peggy

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Sports

1994 State Champion Football team to be honored

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm

Monroe City’s State Champion 1994 Football team will be honored Nov. 29, 2014, at the Edward Jones Dome during the 2014 Football Championships. The Missouri State High School Activities Association announced it “will continue its annual Traditions program this fall with the recognition of the state qualifiers from the 1994 Football Championships on the 20th anniversary of their memorable appearance.” The Monroe City Panthers that year, under the direction of

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  • MCMS Panthers upend Clark County 12-0 in intense battle

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    The Monroe City Middle School Panthers upended the Clark County Indians 12-0 in Oct. 7 football action. The contest was “a battle throughout the game,” Glenn Thome, the Panther’s coach, said. Although the Panthers eked out two touchdowns, the second one didn’t come until the fourth quarter, and the Panthers failed to convert either of its extra-point attempts. Zach Osborn was the first Monroe Cityite to punch the ball into

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  • Pink Out – knockout for Centralia

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 3:11 pm

      Florescent pairs of pink socks flashed across the football field Friday, Oct. 10, when the Monroe City Panthers subdued their Clarence Cannon Conference rivals, the Centralia Panthers, at Galen Lankford Field, 42-21. The Panthers may have donned the colorful foot and ankle coverings to contribute to breast cancer awareness, but the glitzy stockings underscored the team’s quickness. Onlookers could trace the course of the game by watching streaks of

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Lifestyles

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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  • Ambling Afield

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Sometimes the laws of physics just work against a person. Or perhaps a person should be better prepared so the physics can work for him. Anyway, darkness was descending and I was flailing away trying to get my deer hair popper to the open water that lay beyond the mat of vegetation that lined the water’s edge. A person doesn’t have to cast bulky, wind-resistant poppers with a fly line.

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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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