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2012 Fall-In-To Paris

Fall-In-To Paris a Success ...

The 2012 Fall-In-To Paris, sponsored by the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce was definitely a hit as witnessed by the numerous comments and wellwishers of the local community and visitors. (Top) This year’s “Business of the Year” was Hickman’s IGA for their community involvement. Left to right, Chamber Member Glenn E. Turner, Chamber Executive Director Vanessa Forrest, Hickman’s Manager Roger Herron, Kent Carman, Loretta Wade, Don Hickman, Chamber Member Tara Sheffield and Chamber member Steve Hancock. (Bottom) Enjoying their day at FITP were Maddie Wheeler, left, and Abby Wheeler who obviously enjoyed the face painting. APPEAL PHOTO

Homecoming Parade, Friday, Oct. 5. Call David Freitag, 660-327-4111.

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Hickman’s IGA recognized as Paris Business of the Year

The weather could not have been more perfect for the 2012 Fall-In-To Paris. The Paris Area Chamber of Commerce in concert with numerous city merchants and individuals sponsored the Ninth Annual Fall-In-To Paris, on Saturday, Sept. 27, and the event was described by chamber members and visitors alike as a huge success. New this year was an Extreme 5K Run, which is basically a 5K run or walk combined with obstacles that included a mud pit, a slip-n-slide, hay bales, culvert crawl and other obstacles sprinkled on what racers described as a “tough, hilly course.” Race winners included: Men’s Division: 1st place, Kyle Land; 2nd place, Daniel Smothers; 3rd place, Eric Wilkerson. Women’s Division: 1st place, Cloe Billington; 2nd place, Stephanie Heater; 3rd place, DeDe Mitchell. The annual event featured a morning parade that was well attended as local residents and children lined the parade route greeting the parade entrants with all the children waiting in anticipation of the parade candy. The favorite area of the day without a doubt was the train and bounce house in concert with the talent show and entertainment. The entertainment drew an impressive crowd and featured Yes, Dear. Also, this year was another successful talent contest spearheaded by Chamber Board Member Glenn Turner. Winners of the talent contest, that inspired and awed a standing room only crowd were: 1st – Sherree DeClue; 2nd – Erik Daughterty; 3rd – Sara Hunt; and 4th – Frank Brown. Food vendors for Fall-In-To Paris served

a variety of scrumptious foods for everyone including beef, pork, brats, hot dogs, fried potatoes, soups, sandwiches, homemade pies, walking tacos, ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn, and drinks. The onsite vendors were numerous and well attended by the large crowd. There was indeed something for everyone. The Monroe County Democratic Committee held their annual successful Country Ham Breakfast, in the Senior Citizen’s Center. The Little Toot Express Train and Bounce House, sponsored by the chamber for four hours, which allowed area residents to use them for free, was a huge success and a youth magnet as witnessed by the long lines at the “train station.”. “The weather was marvelous this year,” said Fall-In-To-Paris organizer and Chamber Executive Director Vanessa Forrest. “This year’s crowd was wonderful.” Recognized as the 2012 Business of Year was Hickman’s IGA for their tireless dedication to the local business community, the local area and its residents. Receiving the award were members of Hickman’s IGA including Manager Roger Herron, Don Hickman, Kent Carman, Loretta Wade and Kevin Jones. “It is through the efforts of businesses such as Hickman’s IGA that help make our town successful,” said Paris Area Chamber of Commerce President David Eales. In other activities: Crowned Little Miss and Mr. Farmer, sponsored by the Farm Bureau Young Farmers, were Tucker Willard and Sylvee Graupman. All participants in the contest Continued to page 9

and Audrey Vitt. This team did outstanding, as you will read in the next paragraph. Paris FBLA received this notice from the National and State FBLA departments. “Way to go MO FBLA!! Congratulations to Missouri FBLA! The September TeamSmarts results are in and Missouri had five of the top ten teamsincluding #1! Paris High School FBLA took first place, FBLA West Platte High School 2nd, Team Osceola 5th; Ft Zumwalt South FBLA 7th and Sparta-Trojans 10th. Coach Barbara Mason and the Paris High School FBLA will receive $100 for their FBLA chapter. What a fantastic start

to 2013 LifeSmarts! FBLA chapters may compete in LifeSmarts for the chance to represent FBLA at the 2013 National LifeSmarts Championship. The FBLA LifeSmarts Pilot offers a chance to compete online in both the Fall and Spring. Challenge 1 is open Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, and Challenge 2 is open Feb. 11 -- March 8, 2013. During these times, teams of two students will compete three times to earn a cumulative score. Paris FBLA will be entering these challenges also with a hope to advance to the national competition in June of 2013, in California.”

Paris R-II FBLA team finishes first in national championships

Resource Center named for Nancy E. Stone To a standing room attendance, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Monroe County Historical Society honored former president and the county’s premier historian Nancy E. Stone by naming the Monroe County Historical Society Research Room in her name. The room is located in the Paris City Hall building. New president Mary McCollum welcomed everyone to the ceremony. “It is nice to see so many people here today,” said McCollum. “Nancy would be honored at today’s turnout. This organization began 1967 and kind of drifted along, noted McCollum. It originally was more about history until Nancy brought genealogy along to the group with her membership.

McCollum quoted a Sy Colburn editorial, “In 1967 R. I. (Si) Colborn, then editor of the Monroe County Appeal wrote the following article in one of his editorials: “Here’s a Job For Some Energetic Researcher” “There is a growing need for an up-todate History of Monroe County, which would include all the early day history since the county was established in 1831, and that which has occurred since the last full history was published around 1880. It would take a huge amount of work, reading and research, especially in the copies of the newspapers of the county and the records of the state historical society and other record keeping offices. Continued to page 9

According to Monroe County Clerk Sandra Francis, Absentee Ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election are now ready for voting. Anyone wishing to vote an absentee ballot may do so in the County Clerk’s Of-

fice during regular office hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. or mail in a request for an absentee ballot to be mailed to their place of residence. When mailing in a request, individuals must list the address where the ballot is to be mailed and sign their name The last day for mailing out absentee ballots will be Wednesday, Oct. 31. The last day for voting absentee in the County Clerk’s Office is Monday, Nov. 5, until 5 p.m.

Paris FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) received exciting news last week from LifeSmart. LifeSmarts is now partnering with FBLA! Through this new partnership between LifeSmarts and Future Business Leaders of America, FBLA Chapters have the opportunity to win special chapter awards, compete at the National LifeSmarts Championship, and compete at the National Leadership Conference in June 2013. The funding for this partnership is generously provided by VISA, Inc. So when they found out about this new event they put a team together of Teddy Ebbesmeyer, Katie Otto, Jon Turner

Absentee Voting is now available in Monroe County

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Paris R-II FBLA Students First in Nation...

Left to right, Teddy Ebbesmeyer, Katie Otto, Audrey Vitt and Jon Turner were members of the Paris R-II FBLA that has competed at the National LifeSmarts Championship (finishing in first place), and now compete at the National Leadership Conference in June 2013. APPEAL PHOTO

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More Tax Cuts For The Wealthy? Why?

As we approach the first debate between President Obama and Governor Romney, which will focus on economic issues, we will no doubt hear the claim that cutting taxes creates economic growth. As some fill for his claim that “he knows how to create jobs” Mr. Romney will try to make a case for further tax cuts primarily for wealthy Americans and large corporations. The theory behind this, which is not at all new, is that cutting taxes on the wealthy will result in their having more money to invest and be an incentive to do so. This would result in a large economy and tax base so the government would reap more income than if there were no tax cuts. This is also known as the “trickle-down theory of economics.” In today’s modern economy many big time investors and corporations may, and many do, decide to invest their tax savings in foreign markets or in financial products that don’t create any American jobs. Many investors grow very rich without investing in businesses that have or create new jobs. The fact that American companies are sitting today on 2 trillion dollars in cash cannot be explained by their concerns about regulations or market uncertainty about health care issues. The history of taxes is a clear downward trend. From the rates in the fifties at 90 percent marginal rates to today’s 35 percent and capital gains tax in the fifties at 25 percent to 15 percent now there has been no corresponding rate of economic growth during those years. The GDP (gross domestic product) was 4.2 percent in the fifties and in the 2000’s has averaged 1.7 percent growth rates in comparison. What a steady reduction in taxes for those paying the most in taxes has accomplished is to create more income inequality. The share of income for the top 0.1 percent of Americans has gone from 4.2 percent in 1945 to 12.3 percent in 2006-07 and is now 9.2 percent. Mr. Romney has not yet favored us with which tax loopholes he will close nor will he tell us which governmental programs or services he plans to cut or eliminate. Without a plan to offset further tax cuts and no proof that they provide jobs or stimulate the economic growth of the country, it may well be time for what’s left of the middle class and the working poor to resist being trickled on any further.


Letters to the Editor Dear Editor, I wish to encourage everyone to take a few minutes, and that is all it takes, to help your school. Now is when we can vote for our school to win a part of the ONE MILLION Dollars. Money that U.S. Cellular is giving away. This year is much easier than last year, this year you pick up one card for each email address you have and vote. You only vote one time per email and then throw the card away. You don’t have to vote every day. If you have a face book account it has a separate email address you can vote. We really can win. 17 schools will and a lot of them are small school that the community gets behind. It could be us!!! If you wish education had more resources this is the ticket and it will only cost you a small bit of time one time. Come on let’s get this one done!!! And just a note, when they ask you for your password you can enter any 6 digits, not your real password. Example: 123456 or abcdefg. Stop by any U.S. Cellular office and pick up cards to vote. It Is EASY!!!! One more very important note. The Paris Schools have agreed to have everyone vote for the Paris Elementary School so be sure to post your vote to that school. I also hope that you realize how very important it is to vote in this upcoming election. So make both of these votes priorities. Make a difference!!!! Thanks, Donna Turner Paris Dear Editor, I write this as awareness about the Farm Bill. The 2008 Farm Bill brought with it the greatest Farm and Rural Economy this country has every seen while our city and urban friends did not fare so well. The Farm Bill did what it was supposed to do, bring prices in line and cost government less. At the end there was $ 80 Billion left in the budget.(Good Job) Under the Paul Ryan budget in the beginning there was not going to be a farm bill, that changed. The Paul Ryan budget then added a Farm Bill, in the bill there were no provision for conservation 0. that means funding for Quail, Duck, Turkey gone and you might as well park those bulldozers and scrapers because there won’t be funding for ponds, waterways etc. If that isn’t bad enough the House failed to act on the Farm Bill, they did not even extend it. NOW this is what happens with out a Farm Bill. Under President Harry Truman the 1947 Farm Act was passed, in this the provision called parity was inserted to give farmers a chance to make a living on the farm. However this country soon decided it wanted cheap food. So came the Farm Bill and if it runs out or ends without extension as commodities cycle the 47 Farm Act kicks in with parity. Parity Price for Milk $38.00 per gallon Parity Price for Corn $17.00 per bushel Parity Price for Wheat over $20.00 per bushel These prices could easily raise a grocery bill from $100.00 to $500.00 I see why my parents had a garden and a milk cow. Just some food for thought my Aunt Willa May Roberts was an Agriculture advisor to President Truman. Ed Mitchell Holliday Monroe County APPEAL Paris Mercury & Madison Times Published weekly every Thursday at 230 North Main, Paris, MO 65275-0207. Periodical Postage Paid (USPS #359-260) at Paris, MO 65275 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to MONROE COUNTY APPEAL, 230 North Main, P.O. Box 207, Paris, MO 65275-0207 Ph. • 660-327-4192 Fax • 660-327-4847 ADVERTISING RATES -- Classified 30¢ per word, minimum of $5.00 per insertion; display classified $4.50 per column inch; display advertising $4.25 per column inch. SUBSCRIPTION RATES -- $24.00 per year in Monroe; $27.00 elsewhere in Missouri and out-of-state; Counter Copy - 50¢. POLICY: The APPEAL will not be held responsible for errors that may appear in advertisements received over the telephone. DAVID EALES Publisher/Editor CHELSEA LUNTSFORD Graphic Design/Layout Lisa Crider Regional Press News Journal, Inc Advertising Manager

LETTERS POLICY All letters to the editor will be considered for publication and printed at the sole discretion of the publisher. Letters must be no longer than two typed (double spaced) letter size pages. It must be signed and a daytime telephone number included. No personal attacks nor libellous information will be printed. No form letters. Names of the writer will not be withheld. No personal thank you notes will be permitted. The publisher reserves the right to limit the number of times a single individual’s views are printed. Send your letter to: Monroe County Appeal P.O. Box 207 Paris, MO 65275 We want your opinion.

All yesteryears are reprinted in the exact text of the original issue

90 Years Ago Sept. 29, 1922

For the first time since the middle of July a passenger train passed over the M. K. T. line through Monroe County, Tuesday morning. It could hardly be called a train, though, as it was composed of only the engine, baggage car, and one passenger coach. One passenger train each way a day is now being run, the morning train going to New Franklin, due at Paris at 8:35, and the evening train to Hannibal due in Paris at 6:50. Friday will be “Tag Day” in the Junior and Senior high schools. This is a membership campaign for the Athletic Association. A membership costs fifty cents and entitles each person to attend all basket ball games in Paris this fall, free. You will never see a better picture than “Midsummer Madness” which will be shown at the Opera House Friday and Saturday. Miss Nelle Lamme and pupils will give a community pie supper and social at Washington schoolhouse Friday night, Oct. 6 At a meeting recently of Madison businessmen, it was decided that a street fair would not be held this year. Rev. R. H. Moorman and his Knights of King Arthur’s Court boys spent Saturday in the woods west of Paris. They brought home quite a lot of hickory nuts.

75 Years Ago Oct. 7, 1937

The best things in life are free, and so is the Appeal’s fascinating and different Cooking School that is just around the corner, opening Tuesday afternoon in the Main Street Theatre at 2 o’clock. Showings will also be held on Wednesday and Thursday, the same to be given daily. Before the next month ends every Monroe County family will get a cream-colored document from Washington, carrying a personal message from the president of the United States. Mr. Roosevelt is undertaking to locate every person who is in need of employment. He is not depending on agencies to secure desired information. Instead, he is sending a blank containing 14 questions, direct to every family. Thousands of acres of wheat and grass were saved by a gentle rain which fell in all parts of Monroe county Monday. Civil service examinations will be given at the Paris post office, Friday Oct. 22, for two positions for men only. One is to serve as as fireman and laborer at the new Government building in Paris at a salary of $1260 a year. The other is for the job of chairman at the same building at 50 cents an hour, the only qualification for which is physical ability. Unless Japan and Italy back down, a world war may be raging before this time next week. Early Darnell, member of the grocery firm of Burnett and Darnell, has bought Harry Burnett’s part of the business, and took possession Monday morning. Burnett retains the express business, run at the grocery store location.

 50 Years Ago Oct. 4, 1962

Joe Louis Beechman and Warren Edwards Jr., both of Paris, left Wednesday morning for Fort Leonard Wood for induction into the armed service as volunteers. A public dance, to which everyone is welcome, will be held at the Legion Hall on Main Street in Paris Friday evening, this week. The Clarence Gilbert Combo will play music for round, square or twist. It is sponsored by the Legion. In the survey to determine the number of available women workers in the area, being conducted by the Paris Industrial Club, 101 blanks have been sent in with 1,000 being asked for. More are desperately needed if Paris is to be secure an industry. Blanks have been sent to all schools and extension clubs. The Paris Boy Scout Troop 127 spent the week end at Camp Thunderbird. They left Friday after school and returned home Sunday afternoon. They had scout craft events Saturday morning and a physical fitness program in the afternoon with one of the Paris patrols winning a second place ribbon. In Ladies Tuesday Night Bowling League Lillibelle’s won 3 and lost 1 with Fran Wingate high with 426. The Paris Coyotes are tied with Shelbyville for first place in the Salt River Baseball Conference for the first half of the season play. The second half will be played in the spring. The conference record is 4 – 1. Beginning on Sunday, Oct. 7, the Methodist Church will return to the fall and winter schedule for the regular Sunday morning services. Sunday School will be at 10:00 a.m. with worship service following at 11 a.m.

25 Years Ago Oct. 8, 1987

The Monroe County Appeal was among a group of 47 weekly and 28 daily papers receiving awards at the annual meeting of the Missouri Press Association this past weekend. The Appeal was awarded third place in the category of Best Agricultural Coverage for weekly papers. A longtime downtown Paris business, Pugh’s Jewelry Store, has announced they are going out of business. The 32nd Paris High School Homecoming is set for Friday night. Mary Brazeale, Terry Horner, Camill White and Karne Zoellner are homecoming candidates. Jim Davidson has opened a sporting goods store at his home south of Paris. The new business is Jim’s Sporting Goods will focus on guns and reloading components. The American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring a Shopping Bonanza at the Paris Legion Hall on Oct. 9. Displays will be of the following items, Tupperware, Avon, Watkins, Mary Kay, Stanley, Lana Collection and Christmas Around the World. Alene Hamilton is the new math, computer science and science teacher at the Paris R-II High School. The Board of Directors of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce met Monday night, selecting Paris attorney Dick Fredrick to head the organization for 1987-88. The tickets are printed, the DU items have arrived and local committee members are busy making plans for the fourth annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet set for Oct. 22. Record harvest likely for fall turkey season again. Economic Development and your community is the subject of an all-day seminar given by the University Extension Service, Tuesday, Oct. 13; 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Paris Community Federal Savings and Loan Building.

Just a Thought

by Lisa Talton

Oh No!!! Not Again!!! (Part 2)

So here we are-me, my son, my husband and the mouse. My son goes into the family room with my husband and gets his weapon (the broom). I stay in the kitchen and get my chair. My son goes over to the corner where my husband thinks the mouse is hiding and I get on top of my chair so I can get a good view to help them keep track of the little guy. Okay...Okay....maybe I was on the chair because I felt safer but I did have a good view from there. I was amazed at how fast my son got down to business. He was moving here and there following his daddy’s instructions. Don’t tell my husband I told you but I think there were a couple times in there where that mouse moved so quick that it took him off guard but not our son. Nothing seemed to phase him or scare him—now me on the other hand—that is a different story. At one point the mouse was cornered behind a chair so we waited and waited. We stared and stared and stared at that chair waiting for something to happen. Then all of the sudden that little mouse’s head peaked up over the chair. I said out loud, “Wait a minute, wait a minute.... did that mouse just climb up the back of that chair and peep over the top to look at us?” No one was answering me. They were too busy trying to keep track of the fella—but of course I was more concerned at how it climbed up that chair. Then that stinker did it again like he was answering me saying......uh huh that’s right I climbed up the chair and I just did it again.... Then I started feeling really silly standing up on top of that chair like I was safe when that mouse just proved to me that height was not an issue for him. If he wanted to get up there he was going to. Even after this revelation I still decided to stay on the chair–I don’t know why

but I did. After the mouse played peek-a-boo with us my husband decided he better put up a barricade between the family room and the kitchen so the little guy wouldn’t try and get into the other parts of the house. My husband, with my help, moved the kitchen table on to it’s side to act as a barrier. (See I was somewhat useful after all.) So now they have the mouse trapped behind the bookshelf-the same bookshelf where the last mouse found it’s demise. But this mouse was different. This mouse wasn’t going to give up as easy. This mouse jumped. This mouse climbed. This mouse moved from here to there in the blink of an eye. This mouse was smart. I think this mouse was part ninja. My son started tapping the side of the bookshelf to try and get it to come out. Then they moved it a little to see if it was behind there. I am peeking my head around the corner to try and see behind the bookshelf when the mouse scales the back of the bookshelf up to the top and then flies in mid air like the matrix. I whipped my head back so fast that you might have thought I got whip lash. Everything was happening so fast...I was absolutely shocked that mouse could do such a thing but before I could even finish my thought I see the mouse heading straight for my husband and then all of the sudden a mop goes up in the air and whack----the ninja mouse is lying flat on the floor. My husband was standing in the family room with a broken mop in his hand and a dead mouse on the floor. I kept looking at it and asking, “Are you sure it’s dead?” This is the same mouse that scaled the book shelf and practically flew through the air and he is going to let one whack of the mop take him out? I guess he was because that mouse did not move again–well at least not until my husband scooped it up and took it outside. Once again Talton and Son took care of the mouse!!!!

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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

James Monroe Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution discuss Patriot Day

The James Monroe Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Paris, met at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, in the Roegge Room of the Dulany Library in Paris for their regular meeting. Those present included Regent Lola Worley, Vice Regent Bonnie Wood, Recording Secretary Annette Azdell, Registrar/Corresponding Secretary Jan Smiley Carter, Treasurer Dorothy Walser, Chaplain Carol Comstock, Emma Jo Raines, Chyerl Varvil, and Mary Beth Mitchell. The opening rituals and singing of the Star Spangled Banner were led by Regent Worley with the help of Chaplain Comstock. Recording Secretary Azdell presented the minutes of the July meeting and the treasury report was given by Treasurer Walser. Registrar Carter reported that Ginger Devine’s application has been verified by National and will be one of the many presented at the October meeting of the National Board for acceptance. Chyerl Varvil gave a report of the chapter bylaw committee as well as the Campbell label project. She also told of the supplies

See You At The Pole

(Top) On Wednesday, Sept. 26, more than thirty Paris students met at the high school flagpole for the annual See You at the Pole Event. On the fourth Wednesday of September, students around the world meet on their school campuses to pray together. The event is for students, by students who read scripture and lead in prayer. (Center) The local event was sponsored by the Paris High School huddle of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, who provided a continental breakfast for participants. (Bottom) Left to right, Katie Otto, Rae Graupman, Catie Nobis, Gloria Breid and Chris Ebbesmeyer. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

Paris Homecoming


North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) Board Chairman Lyndon Bode, left, and President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick, right, presented Ron Greeson of Paris with a certificate of recognition. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Picture attached is all the Regents in the Northeast District plus Northeast District Director and MSSDAR State Regent, left to right: First row - Elna Williams - Anne Helm Chapter; Helen St Clair - Clark County Chapter; Patsy West - MSSDAR State Regent; Julia Barry - Clarence Chapter; and, Joyce Van Houten - Margraret Miller Chapter Second row - Joy Davis - Susanna Randolph Chapter; Louise Sitton - Pike County Chapter; Jane Quade - Bowling Green Chapter; Susan Miller - Northeast MSSDAR Director & Regent of Jauflione Chapter; Lola Worley - James Monroe Chapter; Peggy Welter - Schuyler Chapter; and, Jean Kramer - Hannibal Heritage Chapter. SUBMITTED PHOTO and clothing donations that the being the case, Emma Jo Raines so that the 2013 yearbook may DAR schools would appreciate was chosen as the new vice re- be composed. and the chapter will be collect- gent to complete Wood’s term in The chapter members dising. Vice Regent Wood resigned office. Members were reminded cussed plans to celebrate Patriot’s from her office and notified the to provide Raines and Carter Day on Sept. 11 and also the regchapter that she will be dropping with the programs they plan to istration for the NE District Anfrom NSDAR at this time. That present for the upcoming year nual Meeting to be held in Bowling Green on Sept. 12. Several members plan to attend. Annual Constitution Week celebrations were discussed with the ringing of bells across America at 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. All members were asked to participate and to spread the word to schools, churches, and the general public so that they too would participate. Walser is now collecting dues for the upcoming year. Wood presented an informative program about the NSDAR Museum in Washington, DC. Refreshments were provided by Wood. The next meeting of the chapter will be Thursday, Sept. 20, at 5:30 p.m. Mary Beth Mitchell will present a program on the Seimes Information Center and Jane Callis will provide refreshments. James Monroe Chapter members attending the Northeast District MSSDAR convention in Bowling Green on Sept. 12, included Regent Lola Worley, Parliamentarian Juanitta Turnbough, Chaplain Carol Comstock, Recording Secretary Annette Azdell, and Treasurer Dorothy Walser.

Chili Supper

The Paris High School junior class will sponsor a chili supper before the homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 5 Chili, ham or pimento cheese sandwich, dessert and drinks, will be served from 5 - 6:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adults: $5.00 Children 12 & Under: $4.00 Door Prices: $5.50 (Adults) • $4.50 (Children 12 & under)

Tickets may be purchased ahead of time from any member of the junior class or may be purchased at the door.

Ron Greeson honored by NECAC for board service North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) Board Chairman Lyndon Bode, and President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick, presented Ron Greeson of Paris with a certificate of recognition at the agency’s Tuesday, Sept. 25 board meeting. Greeson is retiring as the Monroe County Civic Interest Representative on the board after 12 years


Oct. 5, 6 & 7

Trouble with the Curve 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

of service. He will be replaced by Tara Sheffield, of Paris, who was nominated by the Paris Rotary Club – the same organization that had originally nominated Greeson. NECAC is a 12-county area not-for-profit social service, community health and public housing Community Action Agency headquartered in Bowling Green.

Madison TIMES 4 Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 National FFA Secretary Troendle visits Madison C-3 FFA members

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Madison C-3 FFA Activity Updates

National Officer Visit On Friday, Sept. 14, the Madison FFA chapter was privileged to host the National FFA Secretary Jason Troendle from Minnesota. 42 students were able to listen to him speak and participate in his eventful activities. Students were challenged to think about their individual personalities and what makes them different, develop personal goals, and work together as teams to complete different tasks. State Fair Madison FFA members attended and exhibited at the Missouri State Fair in mid-August. Students who participated had projects ranging from Beef Cattle to talking demonstrations and even indoor exhibits such as beets, cucumbers, watermelons, and several other fruits and vegetables. Members participating were Nick Bird, Liz Boillot, Sammi Painter, David Arnold, Angela Purdy, Sam LeGrand, and Allie Dunkin.

Walk To School Month

October is Walk to School Month and beginning on Wednesday, students at more than 30 schools across the state will be participating in Walk to School Day, an effort to get children to exercise more and by making strides to help the environment. The Missouri Department of Transportation encourages parents and communities to help children establish good walking or cycling habits. Program Coordinator, Jeff Cremer says, it has become a popular annual event for students. “We encourage children, and parents and community leaders to get out and not just drive to school, or ride the school bus to school, but to get out and plan routes that are safe and walk to school to get some exercise,” he says. Cremer also says it’s a great way to help the environment by reducing traffic and gas emissions from cars: “So anytime we’ve had a larger group of students particularly within that one mile radius of the school who can walk instead of riding in an individual car- a lot of school busses don’t operate inside that one mile radius, we can really measurably reduce the amount of traffic near that school and the congestion which reduces the amount of air pollutants that go into the air.” He says less air pollutants could help reduce the risk of asthma and other airborne pollutant diseases in children.

Callaway Livestock Center, Inc. Kingdom City 573-642-7486 Feeder Cattle Sale Every Monday at 12:30 p.m. Slaughter Steers & Heifers Monday 10 a.m.

Bradford Field Day On Sept. 11, 40 of the Madison FFA chapter’s students attended Mizzou’s annual Bradford FFA/ Ag Ed Field Day at the University Bradford Research Farm near Columbia. They experienced various stations with topics ranging from Hospitality Management and other college majors to Torq ‘N Tigers to a presentation on farming fresh water shrimp. Area IV Leadership Conference The Madison FFA Chapter attended the Area IV Leadership Conference on Sept. 12. Twentyfour members attended this confer-

ence where they were able to listen to the National FFA Secretary, mingle with other FFA members from the area, and be involved in leadership sessions. The sessions ranged from topics about community involvement, improving leadership skills, and completing personal goals. Fruit Sales It’s that time of year again! If you are interested in purchasing fruit, meat sticks, cheese, cookie dough, or a variety of candy/chocolate then contact any Madison FFA/Ag Ed student and ask for their order forms!

The Monroe County Historical Society has recently published a directory book and photo CD for historic Stoutsville Cemetery and nearby St. Andrew Cemetery in Monroe County, Missouri. The tall obelisk that marks the graves of Judge Henry Dooley and his wife Nancy towers over most of the other stones in Stoutsville Cemetery. Judge Dooley and his wife deeded the initial parcel of land in 1882 for the establishment of a public burying ground at Stoutsville, Missouri. Various additions of land over the years make up what we now know as Stoutsville Cemetery. Although official records show the cemetery was established in 1882, existing headstones show several earlier burials in the 1860s and 1870s. More than 1000 burials as of 2012 are recorded in the new directory book which supersedes and corrects all earlier transcriptions of the cemetery. St. Andrew Cemetery was established in 1916, thirteen years after St. Andrew Catholic Church was built in nearby Stoutsville, Missouri. The new directory book records 104 burials in St. Andrew Cemetery from when it was established to the present time. Both cemeteries are still in use and have active cemetery associations. Maps showing burial locations in each cemetery were created as part of the project and are included in both the book and CD. All surviving headstones in both cemeteries were photographed in row order in March 2012 and then compared to previous transcriptions, death certificates, obituaries and other records available to the Historical Society. The Monroe County Historical Society also has copies available of the recently published Volumes 1 and 2 of Nancy Stone?s Monroe County History columns from the Lake Gazette during the period 2006-2011. Each volume is approximately 130 pages in length

and contains about 60 of her best columns and are available at the Monroe County Historical Research Center in Paris for $20 each. Cost of the Stoutsville/St. Andrew Directory and CD is $35 for the set or $20 each. Members of the Monroe County Historical Society receive a discount. Please include $4.00 for postage if mailed. Contact the Monroe County Historical Research Center, 112 S. Main, P. O. Box 131, Paris MO 65275 or phone 660-327-1831 for more information. This is the fourth volume in a series of updated cemetery transcriptions with a companion photo CD published by MCHS. Each booklet includes an alphabetical list of known burials with birth and death dates, plus a section and row chart that gives the name of a spouse and/or parents as determined primarily from headstone engravings, death records and obituaries. The companion CD includes photos of all headstones in alphabetical order. Pleasant Hill Cemetery was published in 2009 and has been updated recently. In 2010 a second set which includes Bryan, Cedar Grove, Long Branch and New Hope cemeteries was released followed by a third set in 2011 for Bethel Cemetery in Holliday, Missouri. Booklets and CDÂ?s are still available for each of these earlier sets. The Monroe County Historical Society is a non-profit 501(C)3 corporation founded in 1967 to preserve the history of Monroe County. All profits from the sale of these booklets support that mission.

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Madison Homemakers tour Hannibal and take Mississippi river cruise The Madison Homemakers Club took its annual trip on Thursday, Sept. 27, to Hannibal. Twelve members and three guests attended. The group took the 9:30 a.m. narrated trolley tour of Hannibal, and then did a little shopping in the downtown area. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., was at Old Planters Restaurant.

Then the group took the 1:30 p.m. narrated cruise on the Mark Twain Riverboat, on the Mississippi River. Those taking the trip were Elsie Mallory, Joyce Narveson, Mary Ann Gibler, Barbara Black, Kathy McCoy, Darleen McNutt, Jane Wilsdorf, Gail Thomas, Betty O’Bannon, Anna Gebhardt,

Karen Forsyth, Karolyn Thomas, Freida Holohan, Linda Breid, and Kris Elsbury.


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The United States flag is flying in Sunset Hill Cemetery located west of Madison thanks to the efforts of the Madison Lions Club. Monies were raised this spring through a 5-K run held south of Madison in the scenic Amish country. The 25-member Lions Club is active throughout the year hosting a tractor pull, Memorial Day BBQ, Madison Community Calendar and they take their “Cook Shack” to various events and auctions. The flag was donated by the VFW in Paris, mo. Lions members shown from the left: Bill Deck, Donald Stephenson, Donnie Willingham, Eddie Hartgrove, Richard Milhollin, Gorge Clark and his son, George, and Larry Wandrey.

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Estimating 500-600 cows, cow calf and bulls for Thursday, Oct. 4 Cow Sale at 6 p.m.

Madison Lions Club helps U.S. Flag fly at local cemetery

REGULAR FEEDER CATTLE SALE Oct. 1, 2012 Receipts: 1191 Hd.

15 Steers: Top: 120.00; Choice 2 & 3: 118.00-120.00; Select: 102.00-109.00 6 Heifers: Top: 112.00; Select: 105.00112.00

(Bottom) The Madison FFA chapter was privileged to host the National FFA Secretary Jason Troendle recently. (Top) On Sept. 11, 40 of the Madison FFA chapter’s students attended Mizzou’s annual Bradford FFA/Ag Ed Field Day at the University Bradford Research Farm near Columbia. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

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Senior Center News WEEKLY MENU October 8--October 12

Lunch Served Monday-Friday -11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Monday - BBQ Pork Steak, Au Gratin Potatoes, Oriental Slaw, Baked Beans, Fruit Salad, Garlic Bread Tuesday - Lemon Baked Tilapia, Wild Rice, Spinach Salad,, Mandarin Orange Salad, Cheesecake, Wheat Bread Wednesday - Pork Roast, Paralled Potatoes, Peas and Pearl Onions, Pear Cobbler, Wheat Breadstick Thursday - Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots, Green Beans, Daffodil Cake, Wheat Roll Friday - Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Cole Slaw, Strawberries and Peaches, Biscuit

Hand & Foot • Bingo •The Hand & Foot Club met on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Paris Senior Center - no report was available •Bingo was held on Monday, Oct. 1, with 15 people participating. The winners of a meal ticket were Sarah Dawson and Donna Emmert. •Call us for all your catering needs. •Anything from Fried Chicken with all the sides to your favorite desserts.

Along Life’s Highways and Byways by jere el


Mark Twain Lake has shooting target with safety message The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake recently received a grant from the Quincy Area Safety Council to produce a target for those looking to hone their shooting skills. What makes the target unique is that it incorporates shooting safety with the ever important water safety message encouraging people to wear their life jacket when on or around water, a message the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works endlessly to promote. While this may seem like a message intended exclusively for fisherman, skiers and typical water recreation users, hunters are often utilizing areas around water for their sport as well. Many of the deer hunters that come to Mark Twain Lake each fall travel by boat to get to their favorite hunting spot. Reminding them to wear their life jacket during their time on the water is just as critical. Now, when hunters are sighting in their rifle weeks ahead of opening day at ranges such as the David C. Berti Shooting Range located in the Warren G. See Spillway on Mark Twain Lake, they can utilize a colorful target that will remind them of the water safety message as well. Thanks to the Quincy Areas

Safety Council, the “You Always Hit the Mark When You Wear Your Life Jacket” campaign will kick off immediately, just in time to make sure everyone is ready for deer season. The Corps of Engineers is offering these targets to visitors at no charge. They can be picked up at the M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center on Mark Twain Lake from now until Sunday, Nov. 4. The Quincy Areas Safety Council of Quincy, Ill., is dedicated to safety and promoting safety in all aspects of life including home, work, and community. The Council participates with many outside safety-related organizations with donations of The David C. Berti Shooting Range at Mark Twain Lake is open on a year round basis. There is a small day use fee required for daily usage. This can be deposited in the self pay station, which is located at the front of the range. The M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center is located just south of the Clarence Cannon Dam on Rt. J. The Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. If you need additional information, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097 or email us at

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Madison C-3 Schools Oct. 8-12

Breakfast Menu

Monday - Oatmeal with Berries, Funnel Cake, Milk Tuesday - French Toast Sticks, Sausage, Juice, Milk Wednesday - Cereal, Toast, Juice, Milk Thursday - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Orange Wedges, Milk Friday - Biscuit with Sausage Gravy, Juice, Milk

Lunch Menu

Monday - Corn Dog, Tri Tater, Baked Beans, Grape Salad, Milk Tuesday - Baked Potato with Chili or Cheese, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Pickle, Orange Wedges, Milk Wednesday - Taco Salad, Refried Beans, Pineapple, Snickerdoodle, Milk Thursday - Chicken Drumstick, Biscuit with Gravy, Carrots, Strawberries, Milk Friday - Hamburger on Bun, Marinated Vegetables, Corn, Fruit Pick, Milk **Alternative luncheon option available daily WW=Whole Wheat WG=Whole Grain Menus subject to change

Holliday C-2 School Oct. 8-12

Breakfast Menu

Monday - Cereal, Toast Tuesday - Breakfast Pizza, Fruit Wednesday - Waffles, Sausage Patty Thursday - French Toast, Bacon Friday - Casey’s Donut, Sausage

Lunch Menu

Monday - Popcorn Chicken, Vegetable, Fruit Tuesday - Goulash, Vegetable, Fruit Wednesday - Corn Dog, Vegetable, Fruit Thursday - Burrito, Vegetable, Fruit Friday - Salad, Crackers, Fruit, Breadstick ***Cereal is served as an alternate choice for breakfast ***Milk is offered with each meal

Paris R-II School Menu Oct. 8-12

Breakfast Menu

Monday - Pancake Griddle Sandwich or Cereal or Oatmeal with Toast and Jelly, Chilled Fruit Tuesday - Fruit and Yogurt Parfait or Cereal or Oatmeal with Cinnamon Roll. Banana Orange Mix Wednesday - Breakfast Pizza or Cereal or Oatmeal with Yogurt, Fresh Fruit Thursday - Opaa! Breakfast Sandwich or Cereal or Oatmeal with Toast and Jelly, Fresh Melon Friday - Biscuits and Gravy, Sausage, Fresh Fruit or Cereal, Yogurt, Fresh Fruit or Oatmeal, Yogurt, Fresh Fruit

As you travel along Life’s Highways and Byways there is one road Highway 154 that will take you to the little berg of Perry. where there is always something 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 weekend, check this out... Perry will be holding it’s City Wide Yard Sales on Saturday, October 6...with some 30 plus homes offering great buys, and the area shops will be offering great deals and over-run of merchandise...remember “one man’s junk is another man’s treasures”. So mark your calendar Now! There are some 14 unique shops to find just that right treasure in... along with groceries, lumber, cars, gasoline, and a restaurant to you liking... Visit the Ralls County Historical Museum downtown on Main Street, Ron Leake will be glad to assist you in research for family and friends from long ago...or recently! Be sure to attend the church of you choice on Saturday evening or Sunday morning. If you have something of interest that you would like to tell others about in this area, please feel free to contact me at 573-473-7644 or stop by Garden of Angels on Thursday, Friday or Saturday with you info for next weeks issue. Have a great week!

Lunch Menu

Monday - Homestyle Meatloaf or Grilled Chicken, Steamed Broccoli, Glazed Carrots, Pineapple, Chilled Fruit, Opaa! Hot Roll or Chef Salad, Glazed Carrots, Pineapple, Chilled Fruit, Opaa! Hot Roll Tuesday - Burrito Supreme or Pork Carnita, Fresh Garden Salad, BBQ Bacon Beans, Fresh Orange Smiles, Chilled Fruit, Spanish Rice or Fajita Chicken Salad, BBQ Bacon Beans, Red Pepper Rings, Fresh Orange Smiles, Chilled Fruit, Tortilla Chips Wednesday - Chicken Patty or Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans, Blushing Pears, Chilled Fruit, Opaa! Hot Roll or Caesar Chef Salad, Peas, Blushing Pears, Chilled Fruit, Opaa! Hot Roll Thursday - Cheeseburger or Ham and Cheese on Bun, Oven Fries, Fresh Tomatoes, Watermelon, Chilled Fruit or Fajita Chicken Salad, Fresh Tomatoes, Watermelon, Chilled Fruit, Corn Muffin Friday - Opaa! Pepperoni Pizza or Fish Poor Boy, Baby Carrots with Dip, Fresh Garden Salad, Fresh Apple, Chilled Fruit or Chef Salad, Corn, Red Pepper Rings, Fresh Apple, Chilled Fruit, Muffin

Paris Senior Center Director Tara Sheffield kicks off Day of Caring

17th Annual Day of Caring


Auction Location: VFW Hall Perry, Mo. 1 Block south of 4 way

Directions to Farm: At 4-way stop in Perry, MO go South on

Hwy B 11.5 Miles to County Rd 606 turn right 1 mile to Farm on right. 178 Acres in 1 tract w/158.6 acres tillable per FSA based with 38.7 wheat acres, 45.2 corn acres, 28.8 grain sorghum acres & 51.4 soybeans acres, ½ mile road frontage each on south & west sides. Primarily composed of Putnam soils, some Mexico and Leonard. Tillable ground nearly all contained in one field. An old homestead is on the property. This farm has been in the family since 1946. Terms: 10% Down Day of Sale Balance due at Closing. 2012 Taxes Paid by Seller. Buyer responsible for all periods thereafter. Closing in 30 Days. Possession given at Closing subject to current Farm Tenant Rights. Title Insurance Paid 50% by Seller and 50% by Purchaser. Auctioneer Note: This is one of the nicest most tillable farms that will be on the auction block this fall. Please come join us on Thursday, Nov. 1 in Perry.

SELLER: The Children of Edward Roth

For more information please contact Wheeler Auctions at 660-327-5890 or visit our website


The United Way of the Mark Twain Area launched the 17th Annual Day of Caring with free breakfast and T-shirts at Hannibal LaGrange University this Thursday. Nearly one hundred volunteers participated in the event designed to give campaign supporters the opportunity to do volunteer projects in United Way supported programs and actually see how their donations are put to work. Not only do they (the volunteers) get time off from work to do this but they also get to see how hard the programs work to stretch the dollars and serve more people. “Today exemplifies our campaign theme and logo, People Helping People… the United Way”, noted Campaign Chairman Ryan Rapp (US Bank) “Hopefully these volunteers will take what they saw and share it with co-workers giving others the incentive to support the campaign and increase the volunteer effort. It’s a win-win and we certainly appreciate the cooperation of employers as well as those who volunteer.” Projects included building shelves, packing buddy packs for school children, painting community rooms, yard work, landscaping, organizing

emergency preparedness supplies, and much more. Additionally, volunteers worked with the Foster Grandparent Program implementing the healthy living program “100 Hungry Ants” to Head Start children and area 2nd grade classes this week and next. On Friday, Sept. 28 the YMCA will host a Family Carnival Night with the help of General Mills second shift volunteers. Those businesses participating in this years events include General Mills, Northeast Missouri Power Cooperative, HNB Banks, US Bank employees, Park United Methodist Mission Committee, Marion County Health Dept. Ralls County Health Department, many more. The Day of Caring heightens awareness of the United Way of the Mark Twain Area and the annual drive that this year will raise $565,000 for human service programs in Marion, Ralls, Monroe, Shelby and Lewis County. The slogan “People Helping People…the United Way” was chosen through an area wide contest. For information on making a donation and upcoming volunteer opportunities you are urged to contact the United Way at 573-221-2761 or visit our webpage at

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6 Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 Madison Christian Church

Pastor David Holmes

Services were held at Madison Christian Church on Sunday, Sept. 30, with 38 members in attendance. Rev. Holmes led the Minister’s Greetings and Announcements and the morning prayer. The Adult Choir sang “Mercy Called Me by Name” as special music. Communion was shared and tithes were offered. The morning scripture was taken from John 6 and a sermon presented by our intern student. All were invited to Christian Discipleship. Announcements: Junior high and high school youth groups meet on Wednesday night, at 6:30 p.m. All youth from 5th grade through high school are welcome. Dental Kits, Health Kits, and good, used eyeglasses are being collected through Sunday, Oct. 14 for Festival of Sharing. Sign-up sheets are hanging in the sanctuary for needed items in preparation for the annual soup supper, to be held Saturday, Oct. 27. Official Board meets Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Community Choir begins practicing for the annual Christmas cantata on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. Annual wiener roast will be held Sunday, Oct. 7. Holliday Christian Church will host the Harvest Luncheon on Sunday, Oct. 7, beginning at 11 a.m. Worship at Wildwood on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. County Disciples Hymn Sing will be held at Madison on Sunday, Nov. 4. Serving next week: Darleen McNutt and Linda Wood, Elders; Christion Hulen, Kahler Mitchell, Angela Purdy, and Taylor Salmons, Deacons. Linda Wood, communion preparer. All are welcome to attend Sunday services.

Madison United Methodist

Rev. Bonnie Sudsberry

Grace United Methodist, Madison, held worship service, Sunday, Sept. 30. Jimmy Legrand gave the message, “Law/Covenant,” based on Hebrews 8: 1-13, 9:11-15. He also gave the Children’s Little Sermon, “Rules.” Monday, Oct. 8, the Adult Bible Study meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, is Administrative Board meeting 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 all Festival of Sharing kits should be turned in. Sunday, Oct. 7, is Charge Conference at 2 p.m., at the Paris UMC. Monday, Oct. 8. Santa Fe Christian Church Ladies have invite our church ladies to a Salad Supper 6:30 p.m., with David Kendrick the speaker. Sunday, Oct. 14 is our Fellowship Dinner at 11:45 p.m. The youth will be selling two year pocket calendars in October.

Paris First Christian Church Pastor Donna Scott The Paris First Christian Church held a worship service on Sunday, Sept. 30, with Reverend Donna Scott officiating. Her morning message, “Forget About Yourself,” on two kinds of wisdom, was based on James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a. Special Music was provided by the Hallelujah Bells. Junior Church kids learned about the beginning of life as we know it and God’s great vision for creating heaven and earth and much more. The Junior Church youth also studied Matthew 6:5-13 on how we can talk to God and made prayer hands. Junior Church is held each Sunday at 10:45 a.m. and all youth are welcome to attend. Upcoming announcements include: Thursday, Oct. 4 - Monroe Manor 10 a.m. and Nominating Committee meeting 3:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 7 - Fall Fish Fry Church Event at Elk Fork Campground at 5 p.m. (bring a covered dish and lawn chairs); Monday, Oct. 8 - 4th quarter CLIP Deadline; and Wednesday, Oct. 10 - Board Meeting 7:30 p.m. The annual Lord’s Acre Sale will be held on Sunday, Oct. 21, featuring a Roast Beef dinner from noon to 2 p.m., a silent auction beginning at noon, and an auction beginning at 1 p.m. The Elder’s Helping Hands for October are Darlene Walsh and Jim Scott. The church may be contacted by calling (660) 327-4440 or e-mailing Pastor Donna Scott may be reached at (660) 327-1355 or (314) 769-4362. The memory Bible memory verse is: For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Do not fear, I will help you.” Isaiah 41:13 (NRSV). The thought for the week is: If you lack knowledge, go to school. If you lack wisdom, get on your knees! Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is the proper use of knowledge.

Bethel Baptist Church

Pastor Russell Birge

Good news! Pastor Russell Birge preaches every Sunday morning at 10:45 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. Bethel Baptist Church is located eight miles east of Cairo on Highway K and eight miles northwest of Madison on Highway K. Everyone is invited to join our family-friendly church every Sunday. We also enjoy special fellowship with a second Saturday of the month breakfast at 8:45 a.m. and a third Sunday of the month carry-in dinner at the church. Everyone is invited to attend church services every Sunday and to share in our special fellowship times.

Church Service


Grace United Meth. (Madison) CHURCH: 9 a.m. FELLOWSHIP: 10 a.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10:15 a.m.

Madison Christian Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10 a.m. CHURCH: 11 a.m.

Bethel Baptist Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. CHURCH: 10:45 a.m. Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.

Paris United Meth.

First Christian Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. JUNIOR CHURCH: 11 a.m. CHURCH: 10:45 a.m.

Paris Presbyterian Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. CHURCH: 10:45 a.m.

Holliday Christian Church CHURCH: 9:30 a.m. SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10:30 a.m.

FaithWalk Ministries

SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. CHURCH: 10:45 a.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10 a.m. CHURCH: 10:30 a.m.; 7 p.m.

South Fork Presbyterian Church

Mt. Airy Baptist Church

CHURCH: 9 a.m.

Paris First Baptist Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. CHURCH: 10:30 a.m.

Granville Christian Church SUNDAY SCHOOL & COMMUNION: 10 a.m. every Sunday CHURCH: 11 a.m.-1st, 3rd, & 5th Sundays

SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. WORSHIP: 10:30 a.m.

Santa Fe Christian Church SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:30 a.m. CHURCH: 10:30 a.m.

Full Gospel Fellowship SUNDAY SCHOOL: 10 a.m. MORNING WORSHIP: 11 a.m. LUNCH: Noon EVENING SERVICE: 1 p.m. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: 7 p.m.

Church NEWS

Holliday Christian Church

Pastor David Holmes

Sunday, Sept. 30 services at Holliday Christian Church opened with the organ prelude played by Jane Akers. Previous to the service the candles were lit by Sandy Callison, Reverend David Holmes gave the invocation and welcomed guests Tammy Baxter and Ann Erickson, nieces of Opal Johnston Announcements were: Services on Oct. 7 will be held at 9 a.m. instead of 9:30 a.m. The Harvest Dinner will be starting at 11 a.m. until ? Everyone joined in the opening hymn, Heavenly Sunlight, followed by the Gloria Patri Birthdays celebrated were for David Putnam, Whitney Callison, Nelson Akers and Bob Wiesner remembered his ex-wife Deloris. Prayer concerns went out to Abby Carter, of Moberly, hurt in a cheerleading accident, and to all who are traveling. Joys were: Opal Johnston able to be at church today, David Putnam recovering at home after a serious illness. The prayer hymn, “I Am Praying for You”, was followed by pastoral prayer and Everyone repeated The Lords Prayer. As the communion hymn was sung, “Bread of Heaven”, elders Peter Olney and Phil Blakemore and deacons Guy Callison and Jerry Ragsdale went forward to the alter. The doxology closed the communion service. Scripture reading came from Mark, chapter 9, verse 38-40 with Rev. Holmes being “Jesus The Inclusive Savior”. Everyone joined in the closing hymn, Trusting Jesus” followed The Spriit Song. Bible study was opened with prayer by Jim McMorris. The study for the day was research on the gospel of Mark.. Everyone is welcome to attend services and bible study each Sunday. Don’t forget the Harvest Dinner - Oct. 7

South Fork Presbyterian

Pastor John Grimmett

The congregation of South Fork Presbyterian church on Sunday, Sept. 30 were guests of the Paris Presbyterian church with a prelude “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”, followed by the Unison Prayer. All sang “How Great Is Our God/How Great Thou Art”, “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”, “Onward Christian Soldiers” and “Blest Be The Tie That Binds”. Special music was performed by Pastor John Grimmett and Patti, “Victory In Jesus”. The message “Addicts Victorious” was presented by Rev. Jerry Jenkins the founder and director of Addicts Victorious. He spoke on “Understanding the Power of Addiction and the Only Power That Can Break It”. Helping people suffering with anxiety, worry, fear, depression and other addictions. The purpose of the program is to help out communities be a safer and better place to live. The only way is through the bible and faith in God. Anyone needing help can contact Rev. Jenkins at 800-323-1388. The offertory was led by playing “Lamb of God” and all singing the “Doxology”. All retired in fellowship to “Because He Lives”. Pastor John and Patti will be attending the Mid-America Wee Kirk Conference from Oct. 1 to Oct. 5; and on Oct. 21 Pastor John and Patti will host the annual hayride and wiener roast at their farm beginning at 3 p.m. Next Sunday services will be held at South Fork at the regular 9 a.m. time with all being welcome to come hear the word of the Lord. “Maintain salt among yourselves and keep peace with each other” Mark 9:38-50.

Perry Christian Church

Pastor David Todd

The Sunday, Sept. 30, worship hour for the Perry Christian Church began with Tristen and Danielle Johnson lighting the candles and Caytlyn Provancha ringing the church bell. The choir sang “Great is the Lord”. Pastor Todd welcomed everyone and announced Church Board would meet Tuesday night. Bible Study on Monday will be on Isaiah. Lewellen’s hayride will start at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 6. Bring hot dogs, covered dish and chairs. Carol Norman reminded everyone an invitation to attend the Sante Fe Christian Church Ladies Salad Supper on October 8 at 6:30 p.m., had been received. The ladies of the Perry Baptist Church will be holding their salad supper on Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 21, a carry in dinner will be held to celebrate Minister Appreciation Day with Pastor Todd. The Light a Candle for Children was presented by Jeannie Gay and Danielle. “Come to Jesus” was sung in praise. Leroy Young will be celebrating his 93rd birthday on Friday, Oct. 5. The prayer hymn was “For the Beauty of the Earth”. Gunner Long and Delanee Ross were our concern, along with the Broyles stepfather, granddaughter and a St. Louis friend. Gene Schlueter and Emily. his 16 year old granddaughter also received prayer. “He is Lord” was choir’s response. Pastor Todd gave the invitation to share the Lord’s Supper. Arlen Provancha and Dean Harrison were elders. Tom Hurley, Carol Norman and Wyatt Lewellen served as deacons. Donald Broyles selected two hymns he played on his dulcimer for our music special. Believing in Jesus in their hearts even when they couldn’t see Him was Jeannie’s message to the children. Mae McLaughlin read Mark 10:2-16 for Pastor’s sermon, “Being Reconciled. God reaches out to us for a great relationship and commands us to “love one another”. May God continue to love you and bless you in the days ahead. “In Christ There Is No East or West” was the invitation hymn. After the benediction singing “Let There Be Peace on Earth” closed the service.

Granville Christian Church

Pastor Fran Schnarre

Granville Christian Church held its first annual birthday bash with 45 attending. People gathered at decorated tables according to the month they were born. Pastor Fran is making plans to take youth to the Festival of Sharing youth event Oct. 19-20, in Sedalia. We will be taking Family Food Packs and Paper Kits to be distributed to food banks across Missouri. The food packs consist of 3 cans vegetables, 3 cans fruit, 1 can pasta sauce, 1 lb. pasta, 3 cans tuna, 1 can Spam, 1 jar peanut butter and 3 packages of macaroni and cheese. These should be placed in a sturdy box. We are also taking paper kits consisting of 3 packages of 4 double rolls of toilet paper; 2 rolls good quality paper towels; and 2 large boxes of tissue. These should be placed in a tall kitchen garbage bag. We are also thinking about a youth work camp mission trip next summer. Worship this Sunday will center around World Communion Sunday. We are still seeking names of soldiers in the combat zone in order to send a care package. Please forward names to Brenda Coffman. Find a sense of peace in our informal worship service. We worship together on the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month at 11 a.m. (Upcoming dates: Oct. 7 and 21). Sunday School for all ages is held every Sunday at 10 a.m.

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Paris First Baptist Church

Pr. Wesley Hammond

Following the opening of the service with instrumental praise and prayer, scripture from Hebrews 4 was the Call to Worship. Youth who gave a reading were Michael Hammond, Lydia Treat, John Turnbough and Cindy Kohler. Mark Bell sang and played the guitar for Personal Worship Moment. Special music was given by the choir, “Send the Light”, directed by Cheryl Gholson. Children’s church was led by Courtney and Mark Bell. Announcements: Wednesday, Oct. 3, Our Fathers Closet 9 a.m., to 12 p.m., Prayer meeting 6:15 p.m., GUTS (youth group) 6:30 p.m., Bible Study on Prayer 7 p.m., Choir practice 7 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 4, TeamKid, 3:30 p.m. and Deacon’s meeting 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6, Disaster Training (St. Louis). Sunday, Oct. 7, Sunday school, 9:30 a.m., Morning worship (Lord’s Supper) 10:45 a.m., Church council meeting 5:30 p.m., Evening worship, RA’s, GA’s and Act 1:8, 6:30 p.m., Board of Directors meeting 7:30 p.m. GA Camp at Chillicothe, is Oct. 12 and 13. The mission project is the collection of new or slightly used teddy bears and other stuffed animals for emergency response teams and others who minister to children in crisis. Also, Oct. 12-14 at Cedar Crest Camp is Teen Girls Retreat. During the month of September, we are collecting offerings for Missouri Missions. Among other things the money helps with expenses for four homes in Missouri for unwed mothers and their education. Wesley Hammond’s sermon was from Colossians 3:12-14, entitled “Life Together: God’s Chosen Ones”. Beginning with verse 12, “As God’s Holy People, whom he dearly loves, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Love binds us together in perfect unity.”

Mt. Airy Baptist Church

Pastor Robt. Cavanaugh

On Sunday, Sept. 30, church services began with the pastor giving an opening prayer. Regular church meetings of the week were announced and all were encouraged to attend. Announcements included the Sunday School Attendance Drive has started with high attendance day on Sunday, Oct. 28. Remember Wednesday, Oct. 10 is the deadline to be registered to vote in November and it is the Christians duty to vote God’s Word and will. Saturday, Oct. 13 is Men’s Breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and a wiener roast and hay ride is planned for Saturday, Oct. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Peggy Evans joined the membership of the church today. This week’s message was titled “God’s High View of Life” and came from Genesis 1:26-28 and Genesis 2:7. God created mankind differently that the rest of creation. God created man in His image. Mankind has attributes of God that the other parts of creation do not have. God blew the breath of life into mankind giving him a special connection with God that no other part of creation shares. In Genesis 2:7 God did not speak man into being but formed him personally. These things show the high view God puts on the life of mankind. America should have this high view of life also but can never achieve the view until abortion is stopped in America. We ask God to bless our nation but how can He when we willingly destroy His creation.

Paris Full Gospel Fellowship

Pastor Terry Davison

Most of us likely have our own personal definitions for the words “confidence” and “arrogance”. Some would contend that arrogance is an extreme case of confidence, but there is another reality: with that of arrogance representing the absence of confidence. Arrogant, haughty and proud people seldom attempt to serve anyone beyond themselves. Thus as it says in Scripture, in Proverbs 21: 24, “A proud and haughty man— “Scoffer” is his name; He acts with arrogant pride.” This kind of attitude is counterproductive and does not represent the sort of person that can be well used of God. Arrogance is typically found in people who have little self esteem, as they attempt to disguise same with boastful verbiage: not wanting people to know the real person behind the boast. We are instructed through Scripture to have our confidence in Christ: as the Apostle Paul says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”. Psalm 27:3 teaches, “Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.” Our confidence should be in who we are, and in whose we are: putting on the strength of Christ rather than our own.

Paris United Methodist

Pastor Lin Donnely

Paris United Methodist Church had a joyous worship with music “Lord We Come to Ask Your Blessing” by the youth choir. Those participating were Kody Crider, Quin Bartels, Hannah Bartels and August Hayhurst. Harold Johannaber was pianist. This week Pastor Lin spoke from the book of Mark chapter 9 verses 38-50. Her topic was faith lessons for the Disciples. Ushers were Linden and Becky Vanlandingham. Becky Vanlandingham served as Acolyte. Fifth Sunday fellowship carry-in dinner followed worship. Ten churches will meet for Charge Conference to be held at the Paris church Sunday, Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. Paris United Methodist Church offers adult Sunday school each week at 9:30 a.m., with worship service at 10:45 a.m. There is also a fellowship gathering at 10:15 a.m., with snacks each Sunday. In the hospitality room. The youth group meets each Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., with a Contemporary Worship Service starting at 6:30 p.m. The United Methodist Men thanked everyone for making their booth a success at Fall-In-To Paris. United Methodist Women met Wednesday, Sept. 26. Ida Jean Wheelan presented a program emphasizing the sharing of bread in families facing poverty. Cookies were prepared to give free at Fall-In-To Paris. The Unit voted to participate in the food pantry and ask church members to join the project. Plans were discussed for UMW Sunday for Sunday, Oct. 21. Candle Burning will be held that Sunday. Any amount can be contributed on honor or in memory of a loved one. Mission of United Methodist Churches cost $28.07 per minute. Candle Burning money goes toward cost of the mission work.

Madison Baptist Church

Pastor Mike Forte

Madison Baptist Church welcomes you to attend Sunday school and worship service. Sunday School for all age groups starts at 10 a.m., followed by Sunday morning Services led by Pastor Mike Forte beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday Evening services begin at 6 p.m. Evening services are Youth Driven and youth led but open to all ages. Featuring Christian contemporary/ rock. Youth Group Meets Thursdays at 5 p.m. For more information or prayer request contact Pastor Mike at 573683-7928 For a ride contact Debbie Ratley 573-915-8114 or 660-291-4243

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Area NEWS/Real Estate

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Fire Prevention Week focuses on creating home escape routes With Fire Prevention Week 2012 scheduled for Oct. 7-13, State Fire Marshal Randy Cole urges Missourians to remember the importance of having at least two escape routes for your family to safely exit your home in case of an emergency. “It is important that families plan and prepare for the unpredictably and dangers associated with fires,” State Fire Marshal Cole said. “Fires can spread rapidly, blocking planned escape routes. This makes it essential to have at least two quick escapes routes planned in advance from different rooms throughout your home. Having an alternate route in case another route becomes blocked can save lives.” Fire Prevention Week is recognized annually by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and fire departments and safety agencies across the country. This year’s campaign, “Have 2 Ways Out,” encourages everyone to plan multiple fire escape routes for their families. According to NFPA, in 2010 there were an estimated 369,500 reported home structure fires across the U.S., resulting in 2,640 civilian deaths. An NFPA survey also revealed that only 23 percent of American households have actually developed and practiced a fire evacuation plan. Fire Marshal Cole suggests developing a home escape plan as soon as a family moves into a new residence; regularly practicing the plan and explaining it to children; and revising the plan as the children grow up. Cole adds that having a working smoke detector is essential to en-

suring your family is alerted in case of a fire. “Working smoke detectors increase your chance of survival by 50 percent, and are something every household should have.” For more than 85 years, fire departments have observed Fire

Prevention Week, making it the longest running public health and safety observance on record. For more information on “Have 2 Ways Out,” visit

Matt Jeffers receives Ag Alumni Scholarship

Matt Jeffers, son of Greg and Ann Jeffers, has been selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship from MU’s Ag Alumni Association. A native of Paris, Mo., Jeffers is entering his sophomore year at Mizzou as an Agricultural Business Management major. He is the assistant house manager for Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity, member of the Student Development Board, and a member of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Student Council. “I have been involved in agriculture my entire life and when I decided to go to Mizzou I wanted to continue to have agriculture in my life,” Jeffers said. “CAFNR seemed to be the best choice to stay involved in agriculture.” The MU Ag Alumni Association provided $50,000 in scholarship money to twenty-five CAFNR upper class students for the 20122013 academic year. The association funded nearly $15,000 in teaching and educational enhancements for the college’s students, faculty and stafflast year The University of Missouri Ag Alumni Association and it Board of Directors is dedicated to the goals


and traditions of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. With nearly 3,000 members, the association provides student scholarships and funding for student academic and professional development programs. Alumni members assist in recruiting future CAFNR students and serve as mentors for current students. CAFNR alumni interested in joining the Ag Alumni Association can find more information atwww.

Perry Christian Academy staff and students gather at the pole.


Perry Christian Academy staff, students gather “At the Pole” Perry Christian Academy staff and students joined millions of others on Wednesday, Sept. 26 to acknowledge the See You at the Pole rally. The event was held to lift up friends, families, teachers, schools, and the nation to God. This event began in 1990 in Burleson, Texas, after a small group of teenagers attended a discipleship weekend class and when it was over they felt compelled to pray for several local schools. These teens gathered around the flag poles at each school and prayed. Word soon spread and other youth began the annual practice. This year, the theme was “Awaken” and the Scripture was based on Ephesians 3:14-21. Nathan Welch, PCA eighth grade student, read the scripture verses, the students sang “I Will Call Upon the Lord”, and many students prayed. PCA is blessed to be able

to teach our students the Christian heritage of our country and have

Bible classes, chapel services and teacher led prayer.

Paris Presbyterian Church

Pastor John Grimmett

The Paris Presbyterian Church held worship service Sunday, Sept. 30. The ushers for this week’s service were John Hayhurst and Albert Sinkclear. Patti Grimmett served as the organist. She led the congregation into worship service with, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God.” Pastor John Grimmett led the congregation in a Unison Prayer. Next there was a time for passing the peace and greeting one another. Pastor John Grimmett read the announcements, prayer concerns, and celebrations.” He followed with a pastoral prayer and The Lord’s Prayer. Pastor John Grimmett and Patti Grimmett performed the special music piece, “Victory in Jesus.” The Paris Presbyterian Church welcomed a special guest speaker this Sunday morning. Rev. Jerry Jenkins, founder of Addicts Victorious gave the message. His message is, “People helping people overcome their problems, fears, and addictions.” The closing hymn was, “Onward Christian Soldiers. The benediction response was, “Blest Be the Tie That Binds.” Patti Grimmett led the congregation out of worship service with, “Because He Lives.” Following worship service the congregation enjoys a nice carry in dinner. The Paris Presbyterian Church will hold worship service next Sunday, Oct. 7. Adult Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., Children’s Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:45 a.m. Anyone is welcome to attend. Announcements: Kids group, Wednesdays 3:30-4:30, Youth group Wednesdays 5 p.m., and Adult Choir 7 p.m. (No youth group or adult choir 10/3). Wednesday, Oct. 10, Session meeting at 6 p.m. October 21, 3 p,m,, Annual Hayride and Weiner Roast at the Grimmetts.

Next Real Estate Guide: November 1, 2012 PUBLISHER’S NOTICE All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex,handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.





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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2012 The Commission met pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike Whelan and Glenn E. Turner present and among other proceedings the following orders were had to wit: 1. Commission approved previous minutes. 2. Representative Paul Quinn appeared before the Commission to discuss legislative updates. 3. Commission inspected Monroe Road 875. 4. Commission received signed contract from the City of Monroe for 911 dispatching services to run from Oct. 1, 2012 thru Sept. 30, 2013. 5. Commission met with Road and Bridge Supervisor Jerry Arends to discuss progress and scheduled work. The Commission does now adjourn. FRIDAY, Sept. 21, 2012 The Commission met pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike Whelan and Glenn E. Turner pres-

ent and among other proceedings the following orders were had to wit: 1. Commission approved previous minutes. 2. Commission approved routine payroll and expenditures. 3. Commission inspected Monroe Road 771. 4. Attorney Jason Fleenor appeared before the commission in regards to a question concerning a county road. The Commission does now adjourn. MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2012 The Commission met pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike Whelan and Glenn E. Turner present and among other proceedings the following orders were had to wit: 1. Commission approved previous minutes. 2. Commission met with Pharmacist Jason Dodge of the Paris Pharmacy to discuss options to enhance Monroe County Employees pharmaceutical plan. 3. Commission was contacted by Mark Thompson regarding the Northeast County Commissioners

and County Clerks meeting scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 27. The Commission does now adjourn. FRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2012 The Commission met pursuant to adjournment with Mike Minor, Presiding Commissioner and Associate Commissioners Mike Whelan and Glenn E. Turner present and among other proceedings the following orders were had to wit: 1. Commission approved previous minutes.

2. Commissioners and County Clerk attended the quarterly Northeast Missouri Commissioners and County Clerks meeting in Pike County, Sept.27. 3. Commission met with Blair Joiner to discuss 911 operations. 4. Commission met with Brent Barnhill of ECCHIC (employers committed to controlling health insurance costs to discuss health care options. The Commission does now adjourn.

Collection Center Jefferson City Missouri Sept. 13 to Sept. 19, 2012 Clark R Dickens, Quincy Ill.; Speeding (Exceeded limit by 16 – 19 mph); - $80.50 Kevin Kenneth Harr Dromey, Taylor; - Speeding (Exceeded limit by 16 – 19 mph); - $80.50 Dean Erwin, Uniontown, Kan,; Allowing a person to ride on Gun-

wale , top of seat, Back railing, Decking over Bow and Back of boat; - $47.50 Kathryn Sue Griffin, Monroe City; - Speeding (Exceeded limit by 16 – 19 mph); - $80.50 Robert Dale Painter, Kingdom City; - Failure to secure a child in restraint or booster seat; - $20.50 Amy Pena, Chicago, Ill.; - Speeding (Exceeded limit by 11 – 15

mph); - $55.50 Jason J. Riechmann, Paris; Failure to wear a seatbelt; - $10.00 Jason J. Riechmann, Paris; Failed to display plates on motor vehicle; - $30.50 Michael l. Ross, Columbia; Speeding (Exceeded limit by 20 – 25 mph); - $155.50 Jeanettia Faye Sharpe, New Bloomfield; - Speeding (Exceeded

by 11 – 15 mph); - $55.50 Douglas N. Spurgeon, Monroe City; - Allowing a person to ride on Gunwale, top of seat, back railing, decking over bow and back of boat; - $47.50 Adrianne Lee Wallace, Vandalia; - Failure to register a motor vehicle; - $30.50

Heartland Bank & Trust Company to Dickerson, Joan K. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development to Baymiller, Sean M. Ratliff, Kimberly A. to Holcomb, Don Miller, Corey J. & Selsor, Crystalyn D. to Shoemyer, Julian Christopher & Lynn Michelle Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector to White, Sally Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector to Turnbough, Juanita F. Hays, Richard James & Melissa to Baymiller, Derrick & Tonya Wiley, Charles to Williams, Theresa Rozanne Seelow, Ruth E. & Floyd to Kuntz, Dean & Elaine Stafford, Judith A. to Ensor, Aaron K. Thomas, Ronald & Gail to Montgomery, James D. & Virginia L. Hancock, Michael D. & Faith S. to Hancock, Michael D. & Faith S.

Flagstar Bank, F.S.B. to Secretary of Housing & Urban Development of Washington D.C. Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector to Wehde, Thomas P. & Sarah E. Johnson, Russell Bruce etal. Successor Co-Trustee to Self, Charles L. Revocable Living Trust Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector to Thomas, Donald K. Hickam, Doris-Trustee to Cain, Tony Lee Wilt, Bryan & Cathy etal. to Jones, William F. Wilt, Linda Fay to Jones, William F. Neeb, Reva Ann, Successor Trustee to VanSchyndel, Kathy Pauline Neeb, Ronald P. & Reva Ann to VanSchyndel, Kathy Pauline VanSchyndel, Kathy Pauline & James to Neeb, Reva Ann Neeb, Reva Ann to Public Kolzow, David A. to Kolzow, Constance

Baker, Scott A. & Betsy L. to Foreman, Robert G. & Annette L. Baumann, James P. & Kathrine Sue to Davidson, James A. to Peggy A. Joint Trust, The Hawn, Earnie L.-Personal Representative to Hays, J. Patrick & Margaret A. Hays, J. Patrick & Margaret A. to Hays Farm Family, LLC Mojzis, John P. & Beverly A. to Slaughter, Robert & Donna Rains, Donald & Karen to Rains, Walburga Davidson, James A. & Peggy A. Joint Trust to Baumann, James P. & Katherine Sue Miller, Richard D. & Kathleen M. to Gramann, Jared Brian etal. Carman, Anne Revocable Trust, The to Bright, George M. & Cheryl Mongler, Linda M. to Public Trusty, Alice Virginia Trust to Keuhn, Jerry A. & Chris A. Owings, Frances M. & Janet E. to Owings Family Trust

Anita Dunkle, Monroe County Collector to Summers, Marcus Lee Bright, George & Cheryl to Scott, James D. & Donna R. Kibler, Gary L. to maher Brothers, Inc. Gingerich, John & Laverdo Ann to Lehenbauer, Mitchell & Georgianna Clemens Bay, LLC to Huxel, Mark J. & Joan M. IMA Landowner, LLC to Laposa, David G. & Sharon R. Harrison, Michael Eugene to Harrison, Michael Eugene Kiser, Jason P. to Shatzer, Roger W. & Karlena K. Kiser, Jason P. to Dye, Kevin & Stacy Trust, The Bright, George & Cheryl to Lindaman, Joel D. Bright, George & Cheryl to Scott, James D. & Donna R.

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Five Ways to Prevent a House Fire By Nancy Baca, State Farm® Agent


House fires are the number-one disaster threat to homeowners. Between 350,000 and 400,000 house fires occur each year in the United States. Unlike natural disasters such as tornadoes and floods, house fires are often preventable. Observe National Fire Prevention Week this year by taking these fire-prevention steps to help keep your home and your family safe. Avoid the sun. Flammable products such as paint thinner and lacquer can be ignited by heat sources around your home—even by sunlight streaming through a window. Always keep flammable products in a cool, dark place and in their original containers. Control candles. Keep lit candles away from materials that could easily catch fire, such as curtains. Never light candles when you’re feeling drowsy—accidentally falling asleep plays a role in 12 percent of all candle fires. Opt for battery-operated candles if you want a little bedtime glow. Enjoy your fireplace safely. The National Fire Protection Association recommends making sure your fireplace has a sturdy screen to prevent sparks from flying into the room. Also, allow fireplace and wood/pellet/coal stove ashes to cool before disposing in a metal container. Keep your stove company. Never leave the kitchen when you have food cooking on the stove. If you must leave the kitchen for any reason, remove the pan from the heat and turn the burner off. Care for your cords. Electrical cords can produce heat, so make sure they have room to “breathe.” Never trap them tightly between a piece of furniture and the wall or run them under a rug. Check the condition of cords regularly. Frayed wires or those damaged by pets are potential fire starters.

2012 Annual Halloween Monroe County Circuit Court News Walk at lake Oct. 19, 20

Monroe County Land Transfers

It’s that time of year again when the Indian Creek Campground at Mark Twain Lake is invaded by a full cast of creepy characters! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proud to announce the return of the Annual Halloween Walk. On both Friday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 20, everyone is invited to check out this year’s best decorated campsites. This is a great chance for the little ones to “sharpen their trick-or-treating skills” or for the older ones to come see what all the excitement is about. The event is free and everyone is invited to come in costume. Don’t forget your flashlight! There is one minor change the Corps would like visitors to be aware of for the 2012 event. In an effort to help reduce congestion on Saturday the 20th of the event, the Fox and Eagle Point loops will be closed to drive through traffic

starting at 4:30 until 9 p.m. This will also provide the younger trickor-treaters a chance to come out in the daylight in somewhat less scary conditions. The loops will be closed to traffic at the same times as in previous years for Friday the 19th of the event, 6-9 p.m., to accommodate those trying to set up on Friday before the event. The Indian Creek Campground is located south of Monroe City. Take Highway 24 south out of Monroe City and take a left onto State Road HH. Follow the signs to spooky fun! All reservable campsites have been reserved but non-reservable sites will be available on a firstcome-first-serve basis in person only. If you need additional information about the event, please contact the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at 573-735-4097 or email us at

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Historical Society... Continued from front Right now, those who want to write on the history of the county up to the present time have to rely largely on tedious searching through newspapers that have been printed since 1830. To do the job it would take someone who can sift fact from fiction, someone who can write interestingly, someone who has plenty of spare time, someone who will place the job above money. With the high cost of printing today, it is doubtful if such a venture could ever be made profitable. But the need remains.” It took nearly forty years, but this need was finally met in the person of Nancy Stone!” said McCollum. “Mr. Colborn’s article describes her abilities exactly, but failed to include her brilliant mind, incredible memory, seemingly endless energy, and her sincere deep interest in Monroe County, its people

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and its history.” “The Monroe County Historical Society was formed in 1967 but it took Nancy’s leadership to create the resource center and give the Society a true home,” said McCollum. Ken McGee gave a short presentation on his time spent with Nancy and her love of history. “Peace to your ashes and may the soil of Monroe County rest lightly on your bones,” said McGee in closing. “It is a great pleasure to dedicate this room to Nancy,” said McCollum. McCollum noted that the Monroe County Historical Society annual dinner would be on Monday, Oct. 22, at the Senior Center. She also explained that two books of Nancy Stone’s writings for The Lake Gazette were now on sale.

Blood Drive yields 47 productive units donated The American Red Cross Blood Drive was held Thursday, Sept. 27, at the First Baptist Church in Paris. Forty seven productive units were collected and fifty five people presented to donate. Receiving a ten gallon donor pin was Debbie Jones. First-time donor was Michael Steffen. Other presenters were: George Keenor; Sally Blakemore; Deanna Nobis; Gale Rutherford; Wesley Hammond; Susan Duncan; Heather Hathaway; Glenda Miller; Libby Williams; Kaycey Fox; Rick Powell; Dane Kendrick; Tosha Knight; Billy Darst; Darren DeOrnellis; Earl Sweitzer; Todd DeOrnellis; Donna Raines; Edwin Buie; Bill Hammond; Wilda Gregg; Steve Jones; Dennis Hollingsworth; Dorothy Johnson; Mary Ann Bodine; Amanda Shumard; Robyn Havens; Roy Bodine; Charles Ensor; Renee Bridgeman; Connie Vitt; Michelle Chapman; Jay Threlkeld; Danny Tanzey; Donald Riley; Robert

From The FRONT

Mitchell; Shirley Ensor; Martha Conley; Debbie Boulware; Don DeVault; Jim Hawkins; Jerry Crigler; Ashna Green; Ted DeOrnellis; Kyle Eckler; Richard Wright; Donna Turnbough; Lauren Julius; April Gliddens; Richard Hibler; Jessie Putman; Ed Bordeleau; Sidney Threlkeld. Volunteer workers were: Phyllis Barton; Becky Vanlandingham; Debbie Jones; Carol Schooner; Nellana DeGraff; Joyce Hammond; and Jane Callis, Blood Drive Coordinator. Other supporters were: Paris First Baptist Church; Holliday Christian Church; Paris Senior Center; Hickman’s IGA; Monroe County Co-op Service Co; Gleason Club; Country Homemakers Club; Cradle to College Club; Evans Club; P.E.O.; Xi Beta Xi Sorority; and Karen Conley at Monroe County Extension Office. 2013 scheduled Blood Drives at the First Baptist Church are: Feb. 2, May 2, June 27, and Sept. 26.

Accepting the plaque for the renamed Nancy E. Stone Resource Center were left to right, Slater Stone, Mary Stone, Jessica (Stone) Yates, Debbie (Shatzer) Stone and Mark Stone. APPEAL PHOTO

Fall-In-To Paris... Continued from front rode on the train in the parade. The Lion’s Club held their Eleventh Annual Duck Race at the bridge north of Paris. The chamber sponsored this year’s chili contest, which was held outdoors, and located on the west side of the courthouse. In it’s second year of sponsorship the contest was a popular Fall-In-To Paris event with 13 chilies to judge for FITP patrons. This year’s winners included: First Place – Glenn Laws; Second Place – Charles (Bulldog) Garnett; and Third Place – Jerry Peck. It was a close contest as usual with the difference between second and third place by a total of one vote and the overall vote total being over a hundred participants. “We had a tremendous turnout for this year’s event and we look forward to next year,” said Chamber President David Eales. “Thank you to each and every member of

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the community who helped make this annual event such a success.” As soon as the final trash can was emptied the planning committee began looking toward next year’s event and how to make it even bigger and better.

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The Beta Sigma Phi Sorority is creating a calendar as a fundraiser. For your birthday and anniversary to appear on the calendar contact Sue Mattingly 660-327-5372 or Janet Huffman 660-327-5266 before Oct. 10.

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This dog is now at the Paris City Pound for pick up by owner or for adoption. Adopt-A-Pet - Call City Office 660-327-4334. .

Around The County... * Paris National Bank Cookie Sale... The Paris National Bank will have their annual cookie and snack sale every Friday in October. The baked sale begins at 9 a.m., in the bank lobby. Proceeds to benefit Monroe County Cancer Supporters. * Living Water Ministries to host Barnett Family... The Barnett Family will be performing at Living Water Ministries this weekend. The Barnett’s are a three generation family from Stanton, Tenn., that love to spread the gospel through their music. The public is invited to join them on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m., in the Perry Christian Academy gym at 1235 E. Main, Perry. *”A Walk through Time” at Florida Cemetery... A Walk Through Time will be held at Florida Cemetery on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2 – 4 p.m. Walk is free to the public. Sponsored by the Friend of Florida, birth place of Mark Twain. * Santa Fe Christian Church Women Salad Supper.. The Santa Fe Christian Church women will be hosting a Women’s Salad Supper Monday, Oct. 8, in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m. The program will follow being given by David Kendrick on his mission trips to Haiti. All women are invited to attend. * Santa Fe Woman’s Group to Serve Food Oct. 6... Santa Fe Community Hall woman’s group will serve food during the NEMAS Indian Artifact Show, Oct. 6. The show is from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. * Friends of the Library forming Oct. 15... Attention: All Friends of the Library! An organizational meeting for the formation of Friends of the Library for Paris’s Library will be held Monday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., at the Paris Library Roegge Room, located in the basement. This group will promote activities that will provide the Paris Library with additional items and services. Everyone in the community is welcome. Mark you calendars: Monday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m., Library Basement. Refreshments served. * Holliday Christian Church Harvest Dinner... will be held on Sunday, Oct. 7, serving from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Menu: Turkey, Ham and all the trimmings. Carry-outs available! *MCCS needs help to purchase Boost... Monroe County Cancer Supporters are wanting clubs or organizations who would be willing to donate Boost or Ensure. Call 573-881-3345.

* Madison Blood Drive Oct. 22... Every season there is a reason to give blood and platelets. Around 44,000 units of blood are needed every day in the United States. Fall into the habit of regular donation. Locally, you may give blood on Monday, Oct. 22, from 2-6 p.m., at Madison Community Center, 115 S. Main, Madison. Sponsored by Madison Area Community Betterment Corporation.

Homes Needed for Christmas Home Tours

Homes do not need to be fancy to participate. If you are interested for more information contact Jackie Bordeleau, 573-473-2184.


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Area SPORTS Stone and Hayhurst each rush for over 120 yards in 33-16 win over Fayette

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Defense shines in second half shutting down Fayette

The Paris Coyotes (2-4) let Fayette hang around for the first half and build a small 16-13 lead at the half before Coach Crusha‘s halftime talk fired up the Coyotes who roared out of the locker room and put 20 unanswered points on the scoreboard to defeat the Hornets 33-16. The Coyotes offensive line came alive as they manhandled the Hornets in the second half. The line allowed Coyote runners including Slater Stone 121, Steven Hayhurst 126 and Justin Wolfe 59 yards of real estate (306 yards) and five rushing touchdowns. Wolfe and Stone each scored two rushing touchdowns while Hayhurst added a running touchdown and added three extra points. Paris scored the first 13 points to lead 13-0 before Fayette rallied for two touchdowns and led 16-13 at the half. The second half was all Coyotes as they pushed Fayette all over the field to score three second half TD’s and the Coyote defense held Fayette scoreless. The Coyotes had a season high 17 first downs for the contest behind the rushing of Hayhurst, Stone and Wolfe and the receiving of Laine Forrest (an important 30 yard grab that led to the first touchdown) and Stone 63 yards including two catches 30, 33 yards) that allowed the Coyotes to keep drives alive and led to scores. Defensively, Laine Forrest and Chance Wheelan had interceptions, with Forrest pulling down

his team leading third pick, and Stone recovered a fumble for the Coyotes defensive effort. Also Zac Baladenski, Wolfe and Stone each had double digit tackles for as team that dragged down 76 Hornets in the contest. Baladenski (3), Stone and Wolfe (2 apiece) each had tackles for losses. “This was the best game we have played all year,” said Coach Crusha. “We played hard for four quarters, and our line was able to open up holes allowing Hayhurst and Stone to get into the open. We made some adjustments at half that really paid off for us on defensive.

I’m really proud of how our guys bounced back this week. We have to work hard this week to take on a much improved Slater team.” The Coyotes host Slater for Homecoming Friday night, Oct. 5, with kickoff set for 7 p.m., and coronation at halftime. Statistics Scoring: Touchdowns: Steven Hayhurst 1, Salter Stone 2, Justin Wolfe 2. Passing: Hayhurst 3 completions in 7 attempts for 93 yards. Receiving: Laine Forrest 1 reception for 30 yards; Stone 2/63. Rushing: Hayhurst 23 carries

for 126 yards, Wolfe 8/59, Stone 20/121. Defensive Statistics Tackles: Kyle Popkes 1, Chance Wheelan 3, Hayhurst 5 (1 for a loss), Forrest 8 (1 for a loss), Wolfe 12 (2 for a loss), Trae Hammond 1, Stone 12 (2 for a loss), Lawrence Parrott 7, Corey Court 1, Zac Baladenski 12 (3 for a loss), Brody Lehenbauer 2, John DeOrnellis (1 for a loss), Kole Berry 6 (1 for a loss), Shane Umstattd 2, Zach Baker 1. Interceptions: Forrest 1. Wheelan 1. Fumble Recovery: Stone.

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Cheerleading Sponsor Kim Skinner with part of the Spirit Camp members. The Paris R-II Lady Coyote cheerleaders spent the week working with different grades of elementary students for Spirit Camp held during the Fayette game. APPEAL PHOTO

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Justin Wolfe drives through a huge whole opened by his offensive line. The line opened holes for over 300 yards of offense as Paris had three runners with considerable real estate including Wolfe, Slater Stone and Steven Hayhurst. APPEAL PHOTO

2nd Annual Paris High School Uniform Auction The 2nd Annual Paris High School Uniform Auction will be held at the game field on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. Come out and support the football program and purchase the right to wear your favorite Coyote’s game jersey at the homecoming game.

Spirit Days (oct. 1-5) are as follows: Monday: Hide in your Shelter Day: NO Show Day (PD Day) Tuesday: Make them Blackout Wednesday: Show them what they’ll look like (Fake an Injury Day) Thursday: Fall-Out Day (Wear ragged clothing with appropriate clothing underneath, crazy hair also. Look like you survived.) Friday: Flood Them Out: Blue and White Day The events for homecoming: Thursday - 7 p.m. Uniform Auction - Class Tug-of-War - Bonfire Friday - Pep Rally/Coronation of King TBD - Parade at 3 p.m. - Junior Class Chili Supper - Football GAME! - Coronation at Halftime Saturday - Homecoming Dance 8-10 p.m.

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Sectional golfer Kaidy Heitmeyer strokes a putt for the Lady Coyotes. Heitmeyer will participate in Sectional play with teammate Shelby DeTienne. APPEAL PHOTO

Good luck to all the district and sectional participants

DeTienne, Heitmeyer advance to sectionals Paris R-II Lady Coyote golfers Shelby DeTienne and Kaidy Heitmeyer are going to Sectionals. As a team in Class 1, District 15 play the Coyotes finished eighth. DeTienne and Heitmeyer scored 113 and 116 respectively to ad-

vance to Sectional play. Shelby DeTienne was a district medalist. Individual team scoring: Shelby DeTienne 113, Kaidy Heitmeyer 116, Meaghan Dye 137, Brooke Rentschler 138 and Rachel Batsell 142 for their 504 final.

Junior High Softball defeats Fayette 16-5

(Top) Sydnee Playter dives for a play at third base. (Center) Josey Ball shows off her hitting form as she drives a ball to the fence for the Lady Coyotes. (Bottom) Sectional participant Shelby DeTienne flies a shot to the green. APPEAL FILE PHOTOS

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Following several tough losses at the JH Holy Rosary Softball Tournament, the JH Lady Coyotes hosted the Fayette Lady Falcons on September 13. The Paris A squad struggled early on, trailing 2-5. Despite the rain and cold, the Lady Coyotes rebounded in the second inning, leading to a 16-5 victory over Fayette. Deteriorating weather conditions called the game in the third inning. Leading from the mound, Cameron Hunter struck out 3 batters, while scoring 2 runs. Drew Lockhart led the Lady Coyotes with 3 runs, including her third home run of the season. Grace Peak, Britany Williams, Andrea Unterbrink, and Hannah Mitchell scored 2 runs apiece, while Marriko Williams, Mary Stahlschmidt, and Regan Ragsdale added 1 run apiece. Following a loss at home to South Shelby on September 18, the Lady Coyotes traveled to Mark Twain to face the Lady Tigers on September 19. In the first game, the Paris A was tied at 3-3 early in the game,

until Mark Twain broke the deadlock in the second inning. Paris tried to respond, but ultimately fell to Mark Twain, 4-19. Lockhart scored 2 runs, while Peak and B. Williams scored 1 run apiece. Hunter struck out 2 batters. In the second game, the Lady Coyotes fell behind early, 1-5. Paris responded with 8 runs in the second inning and kept up the momentum, topping the Lady Tigers, 13-6. B. Williams struck out 2 batters and scored 1 run. Other scorers included: Ragsdale, Makayla Fox, Sharon Schoonover, Peak, and Stahlschmidt with 2 runs each. Alli Jett, Unterbrink, and Lockhart tacked on 1 run apiece. “Defensive errors sunk us in the first game, but the girls picked themselves up and they responded well in the second game.” added Asst. Coach Rinz. Weather forced the cancellation of the last games against Westran and Holy Rosary. The JH Lady Coyotes finished the season 5-9.

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Sanders has walk off single vs. South Shelby The Madison Lady Panthers are on a roll as they recently dispatched Fayette 7-1, Marion County 13-3 and South Shelby in a thriller 5-4 heading into district play. South Shelby A walk off single by Krystal Sanders gave Madison a 5-4 win over South Shelby. The first four innings were a pitchers duel as both South Shelby and Madison could not get a run over the plate through four innings. Both teams broke through in the fifth with South Shelby plating a single run and Madison added a four spot. Niki Sims singled and Breanna Hancock walked. Jessica Stoebe singled in Sims while Samantha LeGrand reached on a fielder’s choice. Angela Purdy tripled two runs, Jami Westfaul walked and Krystal Sanders drove in a run with a fielder’s choice and Madison led 4-1. South Shelby scored three runs in the sixth to knot the score at four. With Madison unable to score the game entered the seventh inning tied. South Shelby had runners at second and third but the Madison defense stepped up and Purdy and the defense stranded the runners when Purdy hit Sims with a bullet to punch put a Lady Cardinal at third base to end the inning. In the Madison seventh with the game on the line – Jessica Stoebe opened the inning with a double. Samantha LeGrand moved her to second with some nifty hitting to the right side of the infield. After a pop out Krystal Sanders stepped to the plate and stroked a single to the

grass to score Stoebe and walk off with a win 5-4. Marion County After surrendering two early runs Angela Purdy shut down the Marion County batters while the Lady Panther offense exploded to send the players home early in a run shortened affair 13-3. Scoring runs were Jessica Stoebe (3 including two home runs), Samantha LeGrand 2, Angela Purdy, Krystal Sanders, Jami Westfaul 2, Allie Dunkin, Breanna Hancock, Hannah Grimsley and Niki Sims. Fayette Angela Purdy gave up just a single run and when the other team scores three runs or less the Lady Panthers have a winning record this season. The Lady Panthers rallied behind their senior pitcher collecting nine hits (Jessica Stoebe, Samantha LeGrand 2, Purdy, Krystal Sanders, Jami Westfaul, Breanna Hancok 2, Niki Sims) and seven runs (Jessica Stoebe 2, Samantha LeGrand, Purdy 2, Breanna Hancock, Niki Sims). Madison faced Paris in the first round of district play. See bracket below and check FaceBook and website for the results.

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Sunday, Oct. 7 • 1 p.m. 4-H Building at Fairgrounds, Paris, Mo. As I Have Sold My Home and Unable to Live Alone will Sell Following at Auction:

4 Piece Queen Size Bedroom Suite, Full Size Bed, Large Glass Front China Cabinet, 3 Corner Mirrored Cabinet, 3 Cushion Couch, Wingback Chair, Swivel Rocker, Dining Table with 4 Chairs, Coffee and End Tables, Lamps, Burnhouse John Deere Picture (Nice), Collector Plates, Crock Buttermilk Pitcher, Iris Carnival Glass Pitcher and 6 Glasses, Hummel Plates, Rhythm Wall Clock, Blue Coin Glass, Blown Colored Dishes, Carnival Glass Pieces, Collection Of What Nots, Set Of Wheat Dishes, Corning Ware, Everyday Dishes, Sewing Machine, Card Table and Chairs, 3 Hand Stitched Quilts (Very Nice), Towels and Sheets (Some New), Christmas Decorations, Desk Bookshelf Combination, Luggage, Maple Desk, Sony Flat Screen TV, DVD Player, Computer Desk, Lots Of Old Books, “ The Call Of The Wild”, “Little Women” Etc., Bookcase, 3 CD Changer Stereo, Few Tools, Other Items Not Listed To Be Sold In This Clean Auction. Car: 2010 Buick Lucerne CxL, 4 Door, V6, Automatic, Leather Interior With 20900 Miles Looks New!

Lunch Served By Mark Twain 4-H Club! Terms: Cash Not Responisible For Accidents Check out pictures on web site OWNER: MARJORIE LUTE TRUST LORETTA WILLINGHAM TRUSTEE DAVE ATKINSON 660-788-3333 TOM KENDRICK 660-670-2678

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The Monroe County 4-H clubs all combined to ride together on one float in the 2012 Fall-In-To Paris parade. The Monroe County 4-H will hold their annual awards banquet on Saturday, Oct. 13. APPEAL PHOTO

(Top left) Volunteer Firemen and American Legion members combine to ride the fire truck and lead the 2012 fall-In-To Paris parade. (Bottom left) A grandfather enjoys his grandchildren during a break at the 2012 Fall-In-To Paris. (Right) Little Miss and Mr. Farmer winners Tucker Willard, left, and Sylvee Graupman. APPEAL PHOTOS

Extreme 5K winners, left to right, 1st place, Kyle Land; 2nd place, Daniel Smothers; 3rd place, Eric Wilkerson. “I give the glory to Jesus for being able to race,” said Land. “The slip and slide was the best and the hill towards the Manor was the worst.”

2012 Fall-In-To Paris Extreme 5K lady winners, left to right, 1st place, Cloe Billington; 2nd place, Stephanie Heater; 3rd place, DeDe Mitchell. APPEAL PHOTOS


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Arnie and Susan L. Neely

201 Fairground Road • Shelbina, MO 63468 573-588-4188

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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Monroe County Appeal, Paris, Mo. •


All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex,handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis.


162 acres in Chariton County - combination farm with timber, pasture, and tillable ground. 4 stocked ponds. $275,000 6 acres near Mark Twain Lake just off Route J near the Cannon Dam with water and electric $3,250 per acre. 149 acres in Grundy County with 110 acres tillable, Route Y frontage $3,250 per acre

Mark Twain Lake Area • Farms • Residental • Hunting

660-327-1507(Bus.) 573-473-0776 (Cell) e-mail:

Aluminum Cans (In 13 Gal. Bags or Larger) 55¢ Per lb.


APARTMENT FOR RENT: R&R Apartments, 1006 E. Martin, Perry. 1 2- bedroom, water, sewer, trash, lawn care, snow removal. Call Frank or Shelly (573) 5653392......................................tfn FOR RENT: Two bedroom house close to fairgrounds. Call 573473-0776.............................40-1t

FOUND FOUND: Female, grey, tortoise shell, calico kitten with flea collar. About 2 month old. 660-6518129.....................................40-1t FOUND: Two Keys outside the Monroe County Courthouse. Describe to claim. 660-3274192....................................40-1t


(Prices Subject to Change) ALSO BUYING Copper • Brass Aluminum • Scrap Iron Stainless Steel • Auto Batteries

Hwy. 24 West • Moberly

660-263-6811• 800-337-6811

INSURANCE Whether it be health insurance, medicine supplement, life insurance, Part D or supplemental insurance, let me review your policies.

Call Barb Forrest at Forrest and Associates, 660-327-1103.

SERVICES Little Rick’s Plumbing

Plumbing • Heating Cooling • Electrical Work Call Little Rick Heitmeyer

•660-327-4726• •573-473-6494• Free Estimates POSTED

The land owned or rented by the following are posted against trespassing for the 2012-13 hunting season. The charge is $1.00 per line each week for the season and is to be PAID IN ADVANCE.

Jane Miller Farm (6/1/13) Naiah Hogan (10/11/12) Pamela J. Bogle (11/3/12)


Auctioneer, Realtor, Appraiser Hwy. 24, Madison, MO 660-291-5921 • 800-404-3400

Thanks to everyone who attended or sent me cards for my 90th birthday. Also to the Madison Community Center for the luncheon and all their help during the celebration. A special thanks to my children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended families for making the day one I will never forget. God Bless all the people in this wonderful community.

Elsie Mallory

WANTED FARMLAND WANTED TO RENT: Motivated top producing family farming operation will pay top price for good farmland in Monroe and surrounding counties. Call 573-7213262.................................38-11t

Thank you for all the thoughts, cards and prayers while I was in the hospital. I appreciate your thoughtfulness!


DAVID PUTNAM & Family Thanks so much for all your hard work and to bear witness to your passion was an unexpected perk. We never could have asked for more dedicated volunteers and words cannot express how grateful we were to have you here. It was a pleasure and a privilege to work with you. Paris Senior Center would like to thank everyone who was involved in making our United Way Day of Caring a complete success.

DAY CARE DAYCARE OPENINGS: Two openings available in my home in Madison. I have over 28 years experience and can provide excellent references. Accepting ages newborn and up. $65/weekly. Call 573-9158114....................................40-1t



GLOVES!!! Stop by and see our new selection of gloves. Monroe County CO-OP....................40-tfn

100 lb - 60¢ Per lb. 250 lb - 65¢ Per lb.

Fusselman’s Salvage Co.




FOR SALE: Two solid oak Broyhill end tables. One oval shape and one rectangle. Both in excellent condition. $175.00 for the pair. 573-682-0174....................40-1t

PUBLIC NOTICE BID NOTICE Bids are being accepted for the following surplus: 2 commercial dishwashers All bids must be received at the Office of the Superintendent before 3 p.m.. on Monday, Oct. 8. Notification of bid acceptance will be made following the Wednesday, Oct. 17 board meeting. All bids must be in exact amounts and the Paris R-II School District reserves the right to reject any and all bids.


Monroe County Road and Bridge, Northeast Power Co. of Palmyra, UMB Bank, Rotary member Judge Mike Wilson and wife Kathleen Wilson, Rotary members Lloyd Miller and Dan Putrah, Tara Sheffield, Administrator Senior Citizens Community Center

HELP WANTED Now Hiring In Your Area Missouri Staffing is now accepting applications for the following:

Factory Industrial; Assembly, Machine Operations, General Assembly, Picking, Production, Packing and Shipping Various Shifts, Full Time, Part Time and Temporary shift work available Must be 18 to apply

Apply in person at 110 N Clark St., Mexico, Mo. or call 573-581-9675 for more information. Must be able to pass drug screening and nationwide background check.

Voter Registration deadline for the November 6, 2012 General Election is

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2012

Anyone, who has moved or changed his or her name, please notify the County Clerk’s Office. Seventeen- year-old individuals who will be 18 by November 6th are eligible to register now. Sandra Francis, Monroe County Clerk & Election Authority



IN RE: Isaac R. Wilkerson and Jessica A. Jones each a single person Trustee’s Sale: For default in payment of debt and performance of obligation secured by Deed of Trust executed by Isaac R. Wilkerson and Jessica A. Jones each a single person dated March 25, 1998 and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Monroe County, Missouri in Book 277, Page 1656 the undersigned Successor Trustee, at the request of the legal holder of said Note will on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., (at the specific time of 2:05 p.m.), at the West Front Door of the Court House, City of Paris, County of Monroe, State of Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash the following described real estate, described in said Deed of Trust, and situated in Monroe County, State of Missouri, to wit: LOT SIX (6) IN BLOCK SEVENTEEN (17) IN THE ORIGINAL TOWN, NOW CITY OF MONROE, MONROE COUNTY, MISSOURI. SUBJECT TO STREETS, ALLEYS, PASSWAYS AND EASEMENTS AS NOW OF RECORD. to satisfy said debt and cost. MILLSAP & SINGER, P.C., Successor Trustee

612 Spirit Drive St. Louis, MO 63005 (636) 537-0110 File No: 145378.101712.291997 FC


Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Published on: September 20, 27, October 4 and 11,2012

Appeal deadline for News and Advertising is 4 p.m. Monday

HELP WANTED Looking for part- time employees that are interested in working in a friendly and safe environment within Crop Production Services as a part-time position, please have them contact us. WE WILL OFFER: Temporary employment Opportunity to learn and contribute Equal opportunity employer


“Class A” CDL preferred, Good driving record, Good work ethic and flexible hours Must be at least 18 years old Pre-employment testing

Crop Production Services

For further information contact: Crop Production Services 101 S. Macon, Clarence, Mo. 660-699-3314

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16 Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

Obituaries ✝ Carol Boone Yager


Carol Boone Yager, 75, of Centralia died peacefully Tuesday evening, Sept. 25, at her home with her family at her bedside. Her death was the result of complications from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). She was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Paris to Carl Moss and Susie Boone Bryan-Bounds, both of whom preceded her in death. She had one brother, Carlyle, who also preceded her in death. She married Carl Wayne Yager on Sept. 4, 1955, in Paris, and he survives her at the home. The Yagers had their 57th wedding anniversary recently. Carol also is survived by three daughters and their husbands, Suzanna Boone Wolf and Phillip Wolff of O’Fallon, Leeanna Irene Delaney and Dan Delaney of Palmyra, and Dianna Carlene Eiken and Donald Eiken of Strafford; sister-in-law Betty Jo Sanders, Temple, Texas, and brothers-inlaw Donald Elmer Yager of Austin, Texas, and Kenneth Eugene Yager of St. Joseph. She has five grandchildren, Jenna Marie Whitmore and husband Justin Whitmore of St. Louis, Dana Caroline Freeman of St. Charles, Jacob Boone Eiken of Springfield, Jackson Briggs Eiken of Strafford and Tanner William Delaney of Palmyra. She has one great-granddaughter, Quinn Whitmore of St. Louis; three stepgrandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Carol attended Paris Public Schools and graduated from high school in 1954. After graduation,

Monroe County VITALS

she worked at the Paris Savings Bank until 1959, when she moved to Columbia with her husband. From 1959, she was a full-time wife, mother and homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Centralia. In addition to being a loving and devoted wife and mother, she was an accomplished organist and pianist. She began playing the organ at the First Baptist Church in Paris at the age of 12 in 1948. She played the organ and piano at the First Baptist Church in Centralia from 1962 to 2009. She also was the pianist for the Centralia Rotary Club for several years. She provided the organ music for numerous weddings and funerals through the years. She was a charter member of PEO Chapter KZ in Centralia and also served that organization as an officer. She assisted with several Centralia Historical Society quilt shows, served as a “gray lady” at the University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia and was an Honorary Member of the Centralia Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Fellow. Carol will be remembered as a kind, soft-spoken lady who did everything she undertook with a desire for excellence. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at the First Baptist Church in Centralia with Dr. Larry Lewis officiating. Friends greeted the family from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Interment was at the Walnut Grove Cemetery, in Paris. Honorary pallbearers were Martha Bruce, Linda Hubin, Nancy Nelson, Darlene Boswell, Martha Ridgley, Shirley Friedli, Pam Gordon, Ida Jean Wheelan, Richard Wheelan and Bob Snell. Pallbearers will be Dan Delaney, Tanner Delaney, Don Eiken, Jacob Eiken, Jackson Eiken, Justin Whitmore and Phil Wolff. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Centralia or the The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. Fenton Funeral Chapel in Centralia was in charge of arrangements.

Monroe County Appeal, Paris, Mo. •

Calling All Communities! Vote Today As U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Communities campaign continues, the carrier revealed the Top 100 schools leading the pack and what those new votes mean for participating schools. To date 15,728 total votes have been cast so far with nearly 13,500 just this week in the race to win a share of $1 million in the company’s fourth annual campaign to support education. “It’s great to see so many local schools already rallying support, but it’s still early and rankings can change quickly,” said Nathan Waddell, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Missouri. “With four weeks left, there’s plenty of time for communities to pull together to help their local schools make it to the top. We’re committed to enhancing the learning experience for students, and hope you vote for your favorite school.” The top 18 schools that receive the most votes will win a share of $1 million to spend any way they see fit. The school that garners the most votes will receive $150,000,

and the next 17 schools will each receive $50,000. The voting period ends Oct. 21. As of Sept. 25, the Top 100 schools lead a total of 646 schools throughout the country that have received votes. With three new schools in the Top 20 and 32 new schools in the Top 100 this week, many continue to gain momentum. There has been drastic movement from Columbus Unified High School from Columbus, Kan., who went from 99th place to 31st in just one week. Hugo Middle School from Hugo, Okla., made an impressive jump from 53rd place to 25th this week. Less than 70 votes separate the schools ranked between 20th and 30th. There is plenty of time for communities to rally and vote for their local schools and the standings can change quickly. Eight schools from Missouri are in the Top 100, including Paris R-II Elementary School. The full Top 100 school list for this week can be seen at

Creating a Weather Ready Nation: When Seconds Count Please join Jim Kramper, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, from the National Weather Service in St. Louis for a planning session to discuss the StormReady® Communities program as well as the new Impact Based Warning system currently being deployed in the Midwest. StormReady® is a nationwide program that helps communities better protect their citizens during severe weather from tornadoes and tsunamis. The program encourages communities to take a proactive approach to improving local hazardous weather operations. StormReady® provides emergency managers with clearcut guidelines on how to improve their hazardous weather operations. This planning session will be held on Thursday Oct. 25, at the

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M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center overlooking the Clarence Cannon Dam at Mark Twain Lake at 10 a.m., until noon. Many entities can become StormReady® including cities, counties, businesses, schools, and hospitals to mention a few. Come join us on Thursday Oct. 25, at 10 a.m., to find out what it takes to obtain tools and skills to become StormReady®. This planning session is being sponsored by the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments office in Perry. If you have any questions please feel free to contact David Cheek at the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments at 573-565-2203 or

Anyone 18 years or older can visit any U.S. Cellular store and receive a code to vote for their favorite school at – along with information on the latest mobile devices and services.[i] Enter the code online at to cast your vote. You can then check back to track your school ranking, see the top schools, get ideas to rally more votes and post photos. With only one vote per person, it is imperative to get entire communities involved.

Day of Caring...

Public and private schools, kindergarten through high school, are eligible to win. No purchase is necessary and you don’t have to be a U.S. Cellular customer to vote. The winning schools will be announced in November. The official rules for the campaign are located at For more information about U.S. Cellular and Calling All Communities, visit or

Gloria Rouse, left, and Diana Vanlandingham help with Meals on Wheels as part of UMB Bank’s donation to the annual United Way Day of Caring. APPEAL PHOTO

Monroe County Appeal, Oct. 4, 2012 Week 40  

Weekly newspaper from Paris, Missouri

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