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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....


CMU's Aidan Epperson Recipient of Endowed Scholarship
Central Methodist University has a long history of generous donors endowing scholarships to ensure students have quality resources as they work to...


Ruba’s General Store to Close This Month
—December 1, 2018 Ruba’s General Store at 409 1st Street in New London announced last Wednesday that it would be closing its doors Friday, December 21. Due to lacking...
Members of the Mark Twain High School Marching Tigers march in Perry’s Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1. Perry Celebrates Old-Fashioned Christmas
Perry celebrated its Old-Fashioned Christmas on Saturday, December 1. Santa’s Workshop was held at 1 -4:30 p.m. at City Hall with photos with Santa...


Ralls County Elementary Counselor Receives the WGEM Golden Apple Award
In November, the WGEM Golden Apple Award was presented to Diana Duckworth, Ralls County Elementary counselor. Monday morning, November 19, Diana...


Mark Twain Tigers Defeat Marion County 57-20
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Lady Tigers Defeat Marion County 71-30
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First Winter Storm Covers County in Snow
Sleet and snow covered Ralls County Sunday, November 25, and early Monday, November 26. Although it was reported that Hannibal received 5” of snow...


Ralls County Food Distribution Date for December Announced
First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, December 6, from 1:00-5:00pm. Entrance doors...


Mark Twain Varsity Basketball teams
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Members of the Mark Twain Tigers basketball team are pictured back row from left Jace Barton, Mathias Bridges, Noah Baker, Caleb Peters, and Brayden McLeod. Front row from left are Kaden Elliott, Preston Eckler, Ryan Spoonhower, Chase Haner, and Devin Whaley. The boys are coached by Cody McCann assisted by Jared Akright. Mark Twain High School Varsity BAsketball teams and Cheerleaders
The MTHS basketball season began November 20. The teams will play through mid-February.


Breakfast with Santa In New London
Santa will be at the New London Lions Club on Saturday, December 1st from 8a to 11a. Join him for pictures, crafts, and breakfast. Menu includes...


November Perry City Council Meeting
The Perry City Council met in regular session at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, at City Hall. After approving the previous month’s minutes and...


Officers Announced
Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Officers were re-elected by unanimous vote to serve for 2019. Those officers are: Ammie Gaston - President, Jim...