Education
DeCoster Family Celebrates Three Graduations

DeCoster Family Celebrates Three Graduations

This spring was full of graduations across the area, none more so than the De Coster family of Canton. In a span of ten days, Nicholas graduated, with…

CANTON STUDENTS COMPETE AT THE NATIONAL FBLA CONFERENCE

CANTON STUDENTS COMPETE AT THE NATIONAL FBLA CONFERENCE

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) held its National Leadership Conference in Chicago from June 29-July 2. There were more than 11,000 participants from across the…

Sports

Main Street Graphix League Champions

Main Street Graphix League Champions

The Main Street Graphix baseball team finished first in the Mississippi Valley 13-15 year old…

Garret Spurgeon

Garrett Spurgeon recently returned from competing in the USA National Rifle and Pistol Championships. This…

LaGrange Ball Team

LaGrange Ball Team

The LaGrange Boys ball team finished with second place in the Memphis Tournament. The team…

Canton Little Girls

Canton Little Girls

The Canton Little Girls took home a third Place win at the Philadelphia tournament. Pictured…

Regional News

Casinos Promote Responsible Gaming Education Week 


Missouri casino employees are serving as responsible gaming ambassadors during the casino industry’s 18th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), August 3-7. RGEW was created by the American…

Nixon requests major disaster declaration

Gov. Jay Nixon recently requested the federal government declare a major disaster for 70 of Missouri’s 114 counties as a result of the prolonged severe storm systems that…

Blue Moon Astronomy Event at Mark Twain State Park on July 31

Missouri State Parks is offering visitors an opportunity to view July’s Blue Moon over Buzzards Roost on Mark Twain Lake 8:30 p.m., Friday, July 31 at Mark Twain…

Government

Munzlinger Announces Possible Flood Assistance

State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, is  reminding farmers — and others who have been affected by the heavy rains in northeast…

Senator Brian Munzlinger’s Measure Allows Voters to Decide Future of Gravel Roads

State Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, announced recently that he was successful in adding an amendment to a House bill, pertaining specifically…

Columns

Backward Glances

25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal July 5, 1990 Tom Roediger of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Jerry Dan Collins of St. Louis, passed by Canton last week, traveling…

Backward Glances

25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal June 28, 1990 A sudden windstorm damaged several trees and power lines when it come suddenly upon Canton  on June 22.…

Letter To Editor

To the Editor: The Bicycle Across Missouri ride of June 26 ended in a glorious finale, even though storms threatened it all day long.  When flood waters…

Backward Glances

25 Years Ago The Press-News Journal June 14, 1990   A Civil War Confederate museum may soon be the next attraction in Canton. Harold Urton, a Civil…

Social

Announce Engagement

Announce Engagement

Bethany Lueckenhoff, Nate Zier, and their parents have announces the couple’s engagement. Bethany is the daughter of Mark and Linda Lueckenhoff of Ewing, Mo. She is a…

Celebrate Anniversary With Trip

Celebrate Anniversary With Trip

John and Jeanie Shumate of Ewing, Mo. celebrated 25 years of marriage with a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, earlier this year. The coupole were married June…

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