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The Landowner’s Express loaded up on two buses and headed to Jefferson City for the Rally at the Rotunda to support Rep. Jim Hansen’s Eminent Domain bill.  Buses were chartered by Ralls County Commissioners Wiley Hibbard and John Lake.  Pike County Commissioner Justin Sheppard was on the bus to add his support.  Ralls County Commissioner, R.C. Harlow, was joining the landowners at the Capital.  Additional passengers were being picked up at Perry Junction. Ralls Landowners Rally at the Capitol
Ralls County landowners boarded two buses for the trip to Jefferson City Tuesday, April 16. Ralls County Presiding Commissioner Wiley Hibbard and...

Firefighter Training in New London
On Saturday, fourteen individuals attended an eight-hour vehicle firefighting course at the New London Fire Department in New London, Missouri. ...

Know Warnings and Be Prepared for Severe Storms
During spring, and particularly in the months of April and May, Missouri is under the clash of warm and cool air masses, which can cause the...

Linda Hodges Retires After 35 Years with FSA
A Retirement celebration was held for Linda Hodges last Wednesday at the US Agricultural Department in New London, Missouri. Linda worked as a...

Center Seed Company LLC Officially Opens
Last Wednesday, the local community was invited to the official opening of the Center Seed Company LLC, located at 100 North Foster Street, Center,...

Election Results Show Light Voter Turnout
The April 2 General Municipal Election for Ralls County had one of the lightest voter turnouts in recent history with only 14.25% of the registered...

Voters in Perry Asked to Consider Bond Issue
Residents of Perry are reminded to vote in the April 2 election. At stake is a $2 million bond issue that will be used to upgrade the city’s...

Ralls County Library News
Every Thursday morning at 10 a.m. children and their parents gather at the Ralls County Library for Story Hour. The children enjoy a book reading,...

Ralls County April Food Distribution Date Announced
First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, April 4, from 1:00-5:00pm. Entrance doors will...

Two Bit Steve to Headline Big Bam Stop in Perry
The 2019 Big Bam (Bicycle Across Missouri) event is set for June 9th-14th. The 292.4-mile journey will pass through five cities including Perry. ...

Ralls County R-II School Board Accepts Bid for Center Elementary...
As of March 18, 2019, the closing of the accepted bid for the purchase of the Center Elementary building, located at 601 E Hawkins Center, MO, is set to occur within 30...
Shirley Allen Shirley Allen
Services for Shirley Mardell Allen, 62, of Perry, will be held at Noon Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Perry with Reverend...

Dale DeLaPorte Remarks on His MPAA 2019 Hall of Fame Induction
Dale DeLaPorte of New London was recently inducted into the Missouri Professional Auctioneer's Association (MPAA) 2019 Hall of Fame. Held at a...

2019 Ralls County Relay for Life Seeks Sponsors and Participants
The Ralls County Relay for Life Event Committee has been meeting for the past several months gearing up for the 2019 Ralls Co. Relay for Life Event...

Fundraising Lunch Hosted by Center Park Board.
The Center Park Board is hosting a fundraising lunch on Sunday, March 24th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The lunch will be served in the Center...