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Tyler Lanier Appears in Court for Preliminary Hearing
Tyler Lanier, the 17-year-old charged with 1st Degree Terroristic Threats to Mark Twain High School, appeared in court Wednesday, March 15th for a...

All ramped up with NECAC’s Self-Help
Jordan O’Brien drills a bolt into place on the new ramp outside his home near Center. O’Brien is a participant in the North East Community Action...

NECAC Promotes Blackwell to Self-Help Housing Program Supervisor
North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick has announced that Mark Blackwell of Hannibal has...

New London License Office Has New Agent
Joe Smith, from Bowling Green, has been named the new agent for the New London and Palmyra License Offices by the Missouri Department of Revenue. ...

Perry Residents Facing Sewer System Improvements
The City of Perry is facing the daunting task of finding funds to make improvements to its sewerage system in order to comply with mandatory...

Retiring Council – L – R – Jim Meyer, CES; Kyla Ingram, John Freiling, Janine Stephenson and Gary Fowler. University of Missouri Extension Council Holds Annual Meeting
The annual dinner meeting of the University of Missouri Extension-Ralls County Council was held February 28, 2019 with 36 people attending. The...

DeLaPorte Recognized
The Missouri Professional Auctioneer's Association -MPAA- recently inducted local auctioneer, Dale DeLaPorte, into their Hall of Fame for 2019 at...

Jace Barton seems to float while putting up a basket. Tigers Take on NOrth Callaway and Elsberry
Tigers Suffer Ugly Loss to North Callaway When the Tigers took to the court at North Callaway on February 11, things were already tense due to...

Elizabeth Trower puts up a 3-pointer against Elsberry. Lady Tigers Face North Callaway and Elsberry
Conference Loss for Lady Tigers On February 11 the Mark Twain Lady Tigers traveled to North Callaway for a conference matchup against the Lady...

Ralls County Collector Connie Berry is Retiring
Ralls County Collector, Connie Berry, is retiring after twenty years in office. Berry took office for the county-wide elected position in March...

Inman Retires with 27 Years of Service to MoDOT
MACON – Tim Inman retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) effective February 1, 2019. Inman had 27 years of service with...

MSHP Conducts Annual School Bus Inspections for Ralls County R-II...
Last Thursday, the Ralls County R-II School District’s buses were subject to inspection. Missouri’s motor vehicle safety inspection program,...

Alleged Threat Towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School
NEW LONDON, MO – On the evening of February 10, 2019, officials with the Ralls County R-II School District notified the Sheriff’s Office of an...

New London License Office to Re-Open
The License Office in New London, closed since the retirement of the previous agent in November, is tentatively scheduled to re-open by the end of...

Myers Speaks about Living and Teaching on Saipan
“Who wouldn’t want to live on an island?” That was Denise Myers’ response when asked why she chose to go to Saipan after graduating from college....