Columns

From the Editor
I was reading an op-ed piece in an area newspaper and the phrase, “All humans are storytellers” stayed with me. His had a political slant and as readers of this column...
From the Editor
What a glorious weekend we had here in God’s Country. Lots of sunshine and happy little people with overflowing Easter baskets. Lots of good food and visits with family and...
View From The Past
This article and the photo are courtesy of Ron Leake, president of the Ralls County Historical Society. St. Louis Republic, Sunday, December 19,...


From The Editor
This past week has been filled with all the trappings of spring. Rain and wind, then bright sunshine. The sound of lawn mowers being readied for the first onslaught on the...
McClelland Elected Mayor of New London
The Missouri General Municipal Election in Ralls County had a very light turnout with 763 votes cast county-wide, representing only 9.64% of the county’s registered voters....
Politics Unusual
Relax. Calm down. You’ve still got 367 shopping days until Christmas. (And 1104 days until the start of the next presidential election year.) According to Kathleen Parker,...
From The Editor
Winter arrived this past weekend with freezing rain, snow, and wind chill temperatures below zero. I really miss those mild days a few weeks ago. Lulled into a false sense...
Kaelee Ogle pops a shot in the November 29 home game against Palmyra. Lady Tigers Fall to Palmyra
Mark Twain hosted Palmyra on Tuesday, November 29. The Lady Tigers fell 49-60 to the Lady Panthers. Mark Twain fell behind in the 10-21 first...


Kenzie Ogle goes up for a shot in the December 2 game at Marion County. Lady Tigers Defeat Marion County
On Friday, December 2, the Mark Twain Lady Tigers traveled to Marion County for a varsity contest. Mark Twain handily defeated Marion County...


Mark Twain Lady Tigers and their coaches are pictured with their second place tournament trophy after the MTJH Tournament championship game against Canton on Thursday, December 1. JH Lady Tigers Take Second in MTJH Tournament
The Mark Twain Junior High Tournament ran from Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 1. The Lady Tigers defeated Palmyra in an upset...


RCE Second Grade Students Raise and Release Monarch Butterflies
The second grade students at Ralls County Elementary gathered outside the new school on October 5th to release Monarch butterflies. The butterflies...


Nash Simmons stands beside his shop with his 1934 Dodge Roadster pickup. Simmons takes the truck to car shows and drives it in parade Love of Old Cars Leads to Thriving Business
Nash Simmons fell in love with old cars at an early age. “My grandpa was big into cars and old signs,” he said. “I was at a lot of car shows.” He...


A Rainy, but Eventful Weekend
From the Editor | July 30, 2015 Last weekend was full of surprises. A low-key, not-much-to-do time was suddenly an exciting and emotional time. We, at the Enterprise,...
A thank you and see you soon.
As my internship comes to an end, I cant help but to reflect back on this summers experiences. I have only positive memories credited to working at Ralls County...
Hydesburg United Methodist Church
Located right off of HH near Hannibal, sits the astonishing Hydesburg United Methodist Church and its cemetery. The community of Hydesburg started...