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The new bleachers are in place and ready to use.  Pictured:  Devyn Campbell - Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments, Don Huff - Perry Utility Superintendent, Wiley Hibbard - Ralls County Presiding Commissioner, Chad Williams - Mayor of Perry, and Danette Henderson - Perry City Clerk. City of Perry Awarded Grant
The City of Perry is proud to announce they have been awarded grant funding from the Mark Twain Solid Waste District Management and the Missouri...


Peno Creek traverses the north portion of Ranacker Conservation Area in Pike County. Construction of a new bridge crossing Peno Creek will close the northern access to the area, including access to the shooting range, until March 15, pending project completion. Access to the area will remain open on the south and southeast property borders. MDC ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AT RANACKER CONSERVATION AREA
Jan 03, 2019 FRANKFORD, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will temporarily close access to the north part of Ranacker...


Tigers Take Third in Salisbury Tournament
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Tigers Take Third in Salisbury Tournament
Third round play in the Salisbury Tournament on Saturday put the Mark Twain Tigers against the Glasgow Yellow Jackets for third place. Mark Twain...


Game-winning 3-pointer Sends Lady Tigers to Third Round
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Ralls County Library News
Adult books added to the collection include “The Total Money Makeover” by Dave Ramsey; “Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steele; “Confessions – the...


Private Pesticide Applicator Training
Private Pesticide Applicator Training will be offered on Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 pm at Mark Twain Vo-Ag Building, 21622 Hwy 19, Center, MO....


FSA Offices to Close During Shutdown
By Jerry Hagstrom , DTN Political Correspondent Farm Service Agency offices have stayed open during the government shutdown using money...


Culvert Replacements Scheduled to Close Route H in Ralls County
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, January 2-3, MoDOT crews will be doing culvert replacements in Ralls County on Route H. The road will be closed from...


January Food Distribution Date Announced
First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, January 10, from 1:00-5:00pm. Entrance doors...


Adria Palmer, HS Guidance Counselor
When I was little, I had always heard about high school flying by. To me, it was nothing more than an old saying. Now I am a junior in high school,...


Center Police Department Participates in Third Annual “Santa no...
Center, Missouri’s Police Chief drummed up local support once again for the Center Police Department’s third annual “Santa No Summonses” program. ...


Ralls County Health Department Hosts Cookies with Santa
The Ralls County Health Department hosted its first Cookies with Santa event Friday, December 21 from 2-4 p.m. at 405 West First Street in New...


CENTER POLICE TO PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN
DRIVING IMPAIRED AFFECTS LIVES Do you realize that your last drink could be someone else's last breath? It’s time to Change the Numbers. If...


South Lake Designs LLC to Open at New Location in Perry
A locally owned graphic design company, South Lake Designs LLC, in Perry, Missouri will soon be opening its doors at a new location on 203 N....