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Replanted
Kevin Wang, PNJ’s reporting intern, traveled back to his alma materYale University this past week for a medical school interview. While he was...


Kevin visits Times Square at night. Replanted: An Old Friend
In the middle of last week, I boarded a Southwest flight from St. Louis to New York City. I was heading to the Big Apple to interview at some...


Replanted: Individual Freedom
Part of the reason I came to rural Missouri was to understand why I might ever want to stay here. As a 22-year-old fresh college grad addicted to...


Replanted: Community Journalism
Though my dive into community journalism has just begun (I've only been at the paper for five weeks), I've already started seeing some stark...


Replanted
Kevin is a reporting intern at PNJ who comes to Lewis County from Nashville, TN. He recently graduated from Yale University, where he studied biochemistry and biophysics...
The History of Company B
By Roy Keller (fourth excerpt) The relief had come at last. Yes relieved from one front to go to another. The next day the men were loaded into...


Backward Glances
85 Years Ago Canton Press-News April 1932 The Rural School met and county chorus given by the schools of Lewis County was held in Canton High School Friday and Saturday....
Letter to the Editor
Missouri Farmers Care, a joint effort by Missouri’s farming and agriculture community, was referenced in a recent letter to the editor. I’m writing to correct stated...
Letter To Editor
As Earth day approaches I urge everyone to be open and listening to what can be done or what can we stop doing to have a future for the next several generations. GREED...
Yesteryear Photo
This week's photo and information was provided by Glenn Chipman. This photo was taken around 1910 shows John H. Andrews and his children, who made...


Maywood School
Loretta Bringer has been going thru some pictures that were her Mother's. Pictured is the Maywood School when it was located in town. There are...


This photo taken around 1980 shows Wilma Chipman in front of her business, called "Wilma's Ewing Cafe and Laundromat". Wilma had purchased the building a couple years previous to this and did a complete remodeling, including pouring a concrete floor throughout, building an addition onto the back of the existing building, re-tuck pointing the exterior and putting a new front porch on it. There was a laundromat originally on the north half of the building, but she added cafe on the south part where there was a small engine repair shop operated by Leonard (Woody) Woodworth. Wilma operated the business a few years and did well with it. There has been a restaurant in the building ever since Wilma started it. Yesteryear Photo


Yesteryear Photo
Johanna Helton provided the old photos and comments. “Here is a picture of Alex Kaster (on the left) and Russell Bowls displaying their catch for...


Letter To Editor
I am writing to express my concerns about the construction of a CAFO (Contained Animal Feeding Operation) for hogs going in 7 miles north of Canton. I am a Lewis County...
45 Years Ago Canton Press-News January 1972 Below zero temperatures hit Lewis County for the first time in what has proved so far a mild winter. R. E. (Skip) Shankster has...