Paris Teen Minor Injuries After One Car Accident in Monroe County

A Paris teen has minor injuries after a single car accident in Monroe County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened on US 24, four miles west of Madison, when 18 year old Shalia O. Kennison ran off the road and hit the ground. She was taken by ambulance to the Moberly Regional Medical Center […]

Mexico Man Charged with Murdering Fiancee

A Mexico man is being charged with murdering his fiance by the Monroe County Prosecutor. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office James Addie was arrested on Saturday for murdering his fiance 35 year old Molly Watson of Huntsville. The probable cause statement reads that someone discovered Watson’s body on the ground Friday night just […]

Father Tolton One Step Closer To Sainthood

A local priest is now one step closer to sainthood. Father Augustus Tolton has advanced in his canonization from being classified as “Servant of God” to “Blessed.” The Congregation of Causes of Saints signed off this month that Father Tolton had lived a life of heroic Christian virtues. August Tolton was born in Monroe County […]

Little Dixie Responds to Grass Fire in Paris

No injuries reported in a grass fire in Paris yesterday (Thursday) that got out of control and spread to a barn and some adjoining areas. Little Dixie Fire Protection District responded to the fire at the 25000 block of Monroe Road 810 in Paris just before 5 yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. There was no other damage […]

Four Drug Related Arrests in Paris and Stoutsville

Four arrests are made in Paris and Stoutsville over a three day operation conducted by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, the highway patrol and the East Central Drug Task Force. According to authorities a narcotics search warrant was served at 26089 Monroe Road 756 in Paris and another narcotics search warrant was served at 33970 […]

Paris Man Moderate Injuries after Two Car Accident in Monroe County

A Paris man has moderate injuries after a two car accident in Monroe County yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Missouri 15 on County Road 405, as 67 year old Glenn E. Vaughn was backing across the road and was hit by another vehicle. Vaughn was taken to the […]

Monroe County Voters Approve 1/2 Cent Sales Tax

In Monroe County voters pass Proposition A which was a 1/2 cent sales tax. It passed with 73 percent of the vote. The money go to the general revenue fund, law enforcement programs, and road and bridge over the next 5 years.