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Road Closing in Ralls County
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, April 23 - 25, MoDOT crews will close the Heavenly Acres Service Road off of U.S. Route 61 in Ralls County, between...


Not-So-Starry Night
The Sodalis Nature Preserve in Hannibal is fast becoming a popular spot for locals and tourists alike to take in the sights and sounds of nature...


At Your Leisure -- The Last Breed
A ripping good adventure story that is also a tale of wilderness survival with a dash of military warfare and hand-to-hand combat? Why yes, I think...


Storyteller to Enact Life on Female Photojournalist
On April 26 at 6:30 p.m. the Perry Baptist Church will host our Ladies Salad Supper at the church. Our program for the evening will be Dianne...


Officials for the City of Perry were sworn in at the Perry Council meting on Wednesday, April 11. From left are Ward II Alderman Jim McIntire, Ward II Alderman John Jackson, Ward I Alderman Matt Hawkins, and Mayor Chad Williams. Jackson was appointed to fill the one-year term of Williams. Perry City Council Members Take Oath
The Perry City Council met at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. During the Public Comments section of the meeting Acting Mayor Chad Williams asked that...


Elected officials for the City of New London were sworn in at the New London Council on Monday, April 9. From left are Ward 1 Alderman Shawn McCourt, Mayor Mary Jane White, and Ward II Alderman Allen Ballard. Elected Officials Sworn in at New London Council
The regular meeting of the New London City Council was held on April 9, 2018, at City Hall at 7 p.m. Those present for the meeting were Aldermen...


City of Center Newly elected Officials
City Attorney Joe Brannon swears in new Center city officials. From left are Ward II alderman Christy Browning, Brannon, Center Mayor Dennis...


Strategies To Lower Credit Card Debt
It’s hard to believe that tax season has already come and gone, but one hot topic this time of year is credit card debt. According to 2017 data...


Northeast Missouri Bull Sale
The 46th Annual Northeast MO Performance Tested Bull Sale was held in Palmyra, Mo. on March 31. The overall average on forty-three bulls was...


Concrete work is underway for the new Casey's in New London.  Opening date is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1, at 5:00 a.m. Casey’s General Stores Set to Open New Location in New London
Casey’s General Stores, Inc. will officially open its new location in New London, Mo., on May 1, 2018, at 400 W. 1st Street. There will be a...


Mark Twain Prom King and Queen candidates are from left Corby Eckler, Lindsey Woollen, Conner Grossmann, Sara Spoonhower, Grant Peters, Nealee Kesler, Lincoln Talbott, and Kaitlyn Woodhurst. Mark Twain High School 2018 Prom


Lynn Hodges, (left) meeting with Missouri House of Representative Lacy Clay, (middle) discussing electric cooperative and broadband issues in Washington DC. Missouri’s Rural Electric Leaders Head to Washington
Making sure that our elected leaders keep electric cooperatives in mind when crafting laws and regulations that impact its members was a key focus...


Casual Classics Concert
Dr. Dylan Marney to perform in Hannibal HANNIBAL, MO – Dr. Dylan Marney, Chair of the Division of Fine, Applied, and Literary Arts and...


Students stand outside the Hannibal Middle School Friday morning. Fire at Hannibal Middle School
Hannibal Middle School was evacuated just before 8:30 a.m. this morning when smoke from the kitchen activated the fire alarm. Principal Matt Nimmo...


Culvert Work Scheduled for Route A
Culvert Replacement Will Temporarily Close Ralls County Route A HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, April 16 - 23, Ralls County Route A will be...