Education
National FFA Washington Leadership Conference

National FFA Washington Leadership Conference

Members of the Canton FFA Chapter recently attended the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference (WLC) in Washington DC. Sean Pearl and Jaclyn Sweet of the Canton FFA chapter…

Canton School Board Meets

The Canton School Board met for their regular meeting in July. Lindsay Uhlmeyer resigned as varsity girls basketball coach. The board extended an extra duty contract to Kristen…

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

Farmers to Receive Documentation of USDA Services

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Mark Cadle reminds agricultural producers that FSA provides a receipt to customers who request or receive…

Clark County Arrest

Clark County Arrest

Max Eugene Kearns, 65, of Wyaconda, in Clark County, Missouri and his son, Eric Kearns,  39, of Liberty, Illinois, became involved in a verbal argument with one another…

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 to road rock taxes at the county…

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 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…

Maywood News

By Loretta Bringer   It was good to be back in church Sunday after canceling services last Sunday because of the flood water. This Sunday we are…

Social

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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Lewis Celebrates Birthday

Lewis Celebrates Birthday

Rosemary Lewis of LaGrange celebrated her 88th birthday with family and friends on June 20 at Washington Park in LaGrange, Mrs. Lewis (seated)  is pictured with her…