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Monroe County Appeal, Paris, Mo. •


Ruth Wright hosts the Country Homemakers meeting, group visits Garden of Angels Ruth Wright was the hostess for the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Country Homemakers carry in luncheon in Perry, Mo. Fourteen members were in attendance. Roll call was show and tell your favorite antique. Step by Step, Fortunate Mother and The Lord is my Shepherd were read by Ruth as the devotional. Mary Morgan reported that the club quilt won a first place blue ribbon in the applique class at the Monroe County Fair. The quilt is one of the items to be raffled at the Christmas Parade. Country Homemakers will celebrate their 45th anniversary in October. A committee of Lois Spencer, Louise Armstrong and Ricki Neuser will be planning a party for members and former members. The club will be part of the festivities for Fall In To Paris. The Club will have a food booth and will be selling raffle tickets. Margaret Wilkerson and Mary


one to see:

573-588-4565 Mike Fohey, Agent Shelbina, Mo 63468 State Farm Insurance Companies

Morgan will be making recommendations for the club’s donation for school supplies. They will have a report at the September meeting.

After a nice meal the ladies toured the old Presbyterian Church now Garden of Angels, where Jere Nelson talked about the history of

the 89 year old building and her future plans. The September meeting will be held at the home of Leslie Rosenkrans.

Patti Grimmett’s music students present afternoon recital at Miller’s

MEXICO CINEMA Aug. 24 - Aug. 30 Expendables 2.........................R FRI.-SAT. 2:00 4:30 7:00 9:00 SUN.-THUR. 2:00 4:30 7:00

The Campaign.........................R FRI.-SAT. 2:00 4:30 7:00 9:00 SUN.-THUR. 2:00 4:30 7:00

Paranorman.........................PG FRI.-SAT 3D 2:00 7:00 2D 4:30 9:00 SUN.-THUR. 3D 2:00 7:00 2D 4:30

MOVIE LINE 573-581-8383


August 24, 25 & 26

The Bourne Legacy Admission $4.00 PG-13 Digital Is Now Here!

Come early, movie starts at 7 p.m.

Gift Certificates available at the box office and at Community State Bank in Shelbina

Pictured are some of the piano and guitar students of Patti Grimmett. They performed for the residents at Miller Resident Care on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 5. In the back from left are Michael Hammond, Patti Grimmett, John Turnbough and Stephen Hammond. In the front from left are Macie Bush, Olive Norton, Colin Trower and Elizabeth Trower. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012


Along Life’s Highways and Byways by jere el

As you travel along Life’s Highways and Byways there is one road Highway 154 that will lead you to the bustling little berg of Perry, where there is always something of interest going on. Perry is located only eight miles from Mark Twain Lake and Clarence Cannon Dam. So if you are looking for something to do this coming weekend take a little drive on August 25 and 26 to the Perry Volunteer Fire Department 2-day Coed Softball Tournament. The Perry volunteer firefighters are raising money for their local department to get better equipment so they can better serve their community. If you have any questions call Corey Fry at 573-248-7681 and sign up or come visit and support this worthy cause. After the fascinating car show this past weekend things tend to slow down for the Perry Area Chamber, but you never can tell what new event will be announced soon with this energetic group. There were some 130 entries at the show this year and what great autos showed up for display with the drive to the lake following at 7 p.m.. What a show, hope you all got to come, there was a great crowd and good homemade ice cream. Make plans to attend next year...mark you calendars now for the third weekend in August, 2013. Hope to hear from you soon, if you have an event you would like to tell others about for next weeks issue call me at 573-473-7644 before Friday. Have a great week...

Perry High School reunion set for Sept. 16 The Perry High School Reunion will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the St. William Catholic Church Basement. All former Perry High School students and public are welcomed and encouraged to attend. The doors will be opened at 11 a.m., for those wanting to visit their former classmates and friends. There will also be time to visit after the meal. We will close when the last person goes home. At noon there will be a catered meal, so reservations in advance will be required. The meal will be $15.00 per person and reservations and payment should be received by Tuesday, Sept. 11 Please make the checks to Ralls County Historical Society and mail to PO Box 463, Perry MO,

63462. Payment can also be left at the society museum at 120 East Main, Perry, Shirley Levings or Pat Egbert. For more information contact Ralls Co Historical Society at 573-565-2025, Ron Leake 573248-6147 or e-mail rwleake@aol. com. Also, please bring your yearbooks, pictures and stories of your School days. * Profits from the meal and donations are going to Ralls County Historical Society to preserve the Perry High School trophy case, old Perry School photos and other Society projects. Please stop at the society’s museum at 120 East Main, Perry to see the special display of Perry and other Ralls County schools.

Monroe County Appeal - Week 34, Aug. 23, 2012  

Newspaper from Paris, Mo.

Monroe County Appeal - Week 34, Aug. 23, 2012  

Newspaper from Paris, Mo.