Local News

Mark Twain Seniors Part of All-Star Game
The 2nd Annual All-Star Game between EMO seniors and CCC seniors was held at Palmyra on Thursday, March 16. The girls game was an exciting match-up...


Annual Turkey Hunt for Persons with Disabilities at Mark Twain Lake
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club has scheduled the Annual Turkey Hunt for disabled persons that will be held at Mark Twain Lake.  The hunt will be...
Auditor Galloway Puts State's Daily Spending Online
Website tool shows state's general revenue fund activity   Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced that the state's daily spending and revenue is now...
Ralls County R-II Board Accepts Bid for New London Elementary
The March 16 Ralls County Board of Education opened with student recognition. Elementary students were honored for receiving Habit Heroes awards and MTJH students were...
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View From The Past
This article and the photos are courtesy of Ron Leake, president, Ralls County Historical Society Hannibal Courier-Post, Thursday, June 23,...


Perry Christian Academy 3rd Quarter Honor Roll
Third Grade Gold A – Hannah Buckman A Honor Roll – Aiden Camden, Gunnar Long B Honor Roll – Kayt Hinds, Maddie Winner Fourth Grade Gold A – Sean Buckman A Honor...
Students Receive Awards


MTRCOG Reviews Needs from Eight Counties
The Transportation Advisory Committee held its quarterly meeting on March 15 at the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments building in Perry. Twenty county...
Spring Means Shearing of the Sheep
Recently over one hundred sheep were sheared at Dave Birch’s farm outside Perry. Kyle Hostetler, a shearer from north of Shelbina, was on hand once...


IRS Collector Cade Carman smiles for the camera before preparing and distributing property tax and payroll tax statements to business owners. Ralls 5th and 6th Grade Go to BizTown
Elementary school students are not old enough to drive, work, or vote. But that doesn't stop them from operating banks, managing businesses,...


Library News
New books added to the collection include Angel of Mercy by Tracie Peterson; City of Angels by Tracie Peterson; Angels Flight by Tracie Peterson; Falling to Pieces by...
NECAC Earns HUD Top Rating
     The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) has received a top rating for administering a federally-funded program in 11 Missouri counties that...
Musique Club Juniors Present Spring Recital
Perry Musique Club Juniors held their annual Spring Recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at South Fork Presbyterian Church. For the prelude two...


Spring is "Springing"
Spring has come early to the region. Yards have been dotted with daffodils and crocus. Golden Victory shrubs have been spotted over much of the...