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Brice Happy Hustlers Meet
Brice Happy Hustlers 4H club had a meeting on February 11, 2017. There were 13 members and four leaders present. Special Program: Soup Fundraiser held at the Modern...
Ralls R-II Board Sets Summer School Dates
At the start of the February 9 meeting of the Ralls County R-II Board of Education, elementary students were recognized for receiving the Habit Heroes Award. MTJH students...
Some members of the Perry Musique are pictured at the January meeting. From left to right are Dennis Routt, Peggy Routt, Debbie Carey, Susie McGee, Patti Grimmett, Rae Baer, and Jim Baer. Musique Club Hosts Hawaii Program
The Perry Musique Club met at 7 p.m., Monday, January 16, at Patti Grimmett’s Studio in Perry. Dennis Rout sang “Where Would I Go but to the...


Manuel Arrested
As a result of the ongoing efforts of the Hannibal Police Departments Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) to combat distribution of illegal...


CARDIN - VAUGHN MARRIED ON JANUARY 1 IN JEROME
Emily Cardin and Troy Vaughn were married on January 1 at the First Baptist Church in Jerome, Mo. Pastor Paul Crane officiated the...


Picture from the 1878 Ralls County Missouri Atlas View From The Past
The following is courtesy of Ron Leake, president Ralls County Historical Society, Perry. From the Ralls County Record March 4, 1965 1955 A...


An inviting evening view of Mark Twain Lake shows the setting sun shimmering on the water. MT Lake Forest Council Discusses Upcoming Events
The February 18 Antler Shed Hunt at M.W. Boudreaux Visitor Center gives credence to the claim that there’s a lot more to do than fish at Mark Twain...


Fire Near Mark Twain Lake


46th Annual Missouri Democrat Days March 3rd and 4th
The 46th annual Missouri Democrat Days will take place at the Hannibal Inn in Hannibal Missouri on Friday March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th. The featured speaker at the...
A Night of Life Skill Development
Have you ever stood in front of a group of people and made a presentation? Were you nervous, have sweaty palms or butterflies in your stomach right before that talk? Well,...
NECAC designated by USDA as loan processor for three states
  A new designation will allow the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) to better assist homebuyers in Missouri, Illinois and Iowa.    USDA Rural...
Lewellen Completes RTC
Wyatt Dean Harrison Lewellen completed RTC at Great Lakes Naval Academy on January 27, 2017. He is now considered a Seaman Recruit and will...


Pictured left to right John N. Roberts III, President and Chief Executive Officer; Shelley Simpson, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, President of Integrated Capacity Solutions, and President of Truckload; Alan Carter of Paris, Professional Driver, Two Million Accident Free Miles; and Greg Price, Sr. VP of Truckload Division. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. Awards Safe Drivers at Corporate...
Lowell, Ark.– J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT) awarded $890,000 in bonuses and held a two-day Million Mile Celebration for 73 of...


The Hannibal Regional Medical Group donated $500 to The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri to support the Buddy Pack program in Shelby County. Pictured, front from left, are Dianne Kohn, Lyreva Clark, Steve Yager of The Food Bank, and Karen Simmons. Second row, from left, Kenna Rae Broughton, Dr. Michael Tentori and Traci Rich. For more information, visit www.sharefoodbringhope.org. Hannibal Regional Donates to Food Bank


Library News
New adult fiction books added to the collection include True Faith and Allegiance by Tom Clancy; Guilty by Baladcci; A Colorado Xmas (western) by William Johnstone; and...