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MTJH Track Teams Compete in Open Meet
Junior High track athletes traveled once again to Monroe City for an open meet on April 17. In the 100 meter dash Evan Torrence finished with 13.76; Carter Hummel finished...
This house was built near Perry circa 1910. View From the Past
St. Louis Republic, Sunday, December 19, 1915 Bert Love and Artist Chapin Find Town of 1,200 Ideal in Its Community Spirit, Lack of Factional...


Destiny Schuenke, a local author, reads her book, Easter Eggsters, to Kindergarten, first and second graders at Ralls County Elementary. Schuenke’s books are now being sold at Walmart, Kirlin’s, Amazon, and Farm and Home. Ralls Elementary welcomes local author


City Clerk Millie Powell swears in re-elected aldermen and the new mayor at the April 10 New London City Council meeting. From left are Marilyn Powell, Mayor Shane McClelland, and Brad Adkisson. NL Councl Meeting
The regular meeting of the New London City Council was held a7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at City Hall. Mayor Pro-Tem Mary Jane White called...


MT Jr. High Track Team Participates in First Meet of Season
After the rain cancelled the first week’s track meets, the Mark Twain Junior High track teams participated in a medal meet at Monroe City on April...


Devin Neff finished first in the 3200 meter run and 3rd in the 1600 meter run at the CanSippi Relays on April 13. Mark Twain HS Track Competes in CanSippi Relays
Mark Twain’s high school track teams competed in the CanSippi Relays held at Culver Stockton College on April 13. Devin Neff, McKenzie Lathrom,...


Deputy Whicker receives a letter of recognition from Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie for his act of bravery. Deputy Whicker Receives Recognition for Bravery
A formal letter of recognition was given to Deputy Connor Whicker from Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie. It reads: Deputy Connor Whicker On Friday, March...


MT Students at the HLGU art show
Congratulations to the Mark Twain art students that were recognized for outstanding achievements in the HLGU art show! Pictured in back are Dallas...


Hudson To Join Missouri Rural Electric
“It is good to be coming home,” said Matt Hudson, when asked about his return to the area from Montana where he has been the General Manager at...


Perry Easter Egg Hunt
And they’re off! Children in the 4-6 year-old division rush to find eggs at the Perry Annual Easter Egg Hunt.


Northeast Missouri Bridge Report
There is good news and not-so-good news when it comes to bridges on state highways in northeast Missouri.  There are fewer poor condition bridges, since some bridges...
89th Missouri FFA Convention to be April 20-21
FFA members from across the state will meet in Columbia, April 20-21, at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention to honor fellow members for outstanding achievements, conduct...
Chariton Valley Wireless Authorized Agent Coming Soon to Hannibal
    Chariton Valley Wireless Services announced today that it has partnered with Plus Nine Wireless to open an authorized agent location for Chariton Valley Wireless...
At ease at the easel. Russell Toolate uses his paint knife to craft a canal between rough walls in his newest work. New London Vet Volunteers Art Talents to Help Fellow Veterans
“Doesn’t matter what you’ve got, if you get an opportunity to share it, you’ll enjoy it more.” To Russell Toolate, this is one of the most...


The City of Center and the Center Rural Fire Board recently donated this retired ambulance to Ralls County 911. Ambulance Donation to Ralls County 911
A recent donation to Ralls County 911 has Director Gabe Duncan looking forward to offering a deeper level of service to first responders and...