Portions of Monroe County Under A Boil Order

Portions of the Public Water Supply District #2 of Monroe County are under a boil order. The order comes after a water main break and affects customers on: Highway 24 between the water district office and Paris Highway 15 from Paris south to Route D Highway 154 between Highways 15 & Z Highway KK Monroe […]

Paris FFA Freshman Earn Money Selling Bacon

Paris FFA Advisor Josh Bondy along with freshman class members Mason Edwards, Hunter Hartgrove, Gunnar Fountain, and Maggie Cummins stopped by AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today to talk about a business they formed recently. Mr. Bondy tasked the group with naming a company and selling bacon while learning lessons […]

Ninth Annual Gary Filbert Classic Ends With Overtime Thriller

The 9th annual Gary Filbert Classic is complete. The Paris girls defeated North Callaway 55 to 33. North Callaway boys took out Paris 43-31. Community R-6 girls over Harrisburg 51-14. Harrisburg boys winning 61-23 over Community R-6. The Mexico girls defeated Van-Far 62-31. The night cap was an overtime thriller with Van-Far boys outlasting the […]

Medical Marijuana Cards Exceeds Expectations

Missouri has issued nearly 22 thousand medical marijuana cards since July 4, exceeding expectations of the interest in the program. Researchers with the University of Missouri’s Economic and Policy Analysis Research Center estimated the current number of licenses issued wouldn’t have been achieved until 2021. Missouri voters voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2018. Patients […]

Holographic Temporary License Plates

Missouri is cracking down on drivers who use fake temporary license plates with new holographic temporary tags. The Department of Revenue unveiled the new tags with a holographic image that can be seen in both day and night. The word “Void” will appear if anyone attempts to copy them. The department expects dealers and license […]

High Wind Warning Goes Into Effect At Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for most of the listening area that will go into effect at midnight and continue until 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. [Wednesday] West winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts has high as 60 miles per hour are expected. These damaging winds will blow […]

Injured Eagle Rescued Near Paris

A bald eagle is receiving care after being found injured in Monroe County. The Missouri Department of Conservation reports agents responded north of Paris on Friday. According to a Facebook Post from the department, the eagle was sent to the University of Missouri’s Raptor Rehabilitation Project in Columbia for treatment and rehabilitation.

Report Shows Rural Missourians Have More Health Problems

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has released its report on rural health. The report finds that Missourians living in a rural county have worse health behaviors, worse health outcomes, and more difficulty accessing the health care services they need in comparison to those in urban areas. Rural counties are defined by having […]

Ralls County Investigates Poaching

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying someone suspected of poaching a deer in the area of Highway M early yesterday [Sunday] morning. According to the sheriff’s office, a witness reported seeing an 80s or 90s model white truck with no bed and no license plates. The vehicle left […]

Pet Safety For Cold Weather

With temperatures predicted to drop into single digits overnight, the Humane Society of Missouri is offering tips to keep pets safe. The Humane Society says not to think the animal’s fur will keep them warm outside. They recommend bringing pets inside, but if that’s not possible to provide a well-insulated space. Check your pet’s paw […]