Local News

Ralls County Food Distribution Date for February Announced New...
January 15, 2019-First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, February 7, from 1:00-5:00pm....

Ralls County Library News
Ralls County Library News Upcoming Library Events: Jan. 29 Instant Pot Program; Feb. 2 Kids Day, Bread, Books, Games, and Movies with Miss Kay...

Center Wise Guys 4-H Seeking Donations for NEMOHS

John Hawkins is pictured with his family. With him are his sons, Matt Hawkins and Rick Hawkins. In the front are his grandchildren, Payton, Bella, and Nick Hawkins. Hawkins Recognized for 50 Years

Local Woman Receives Publication for Her Work in Primatology
Cambridge University Press has published a local woman’s contributions to Primates in Flooded Habitats, a book compiled of research to date on...

New London Fire Retirements
The New London Rural Fire Department celebrated two retirees this past weekend. Mike Hall is retiring as a volunteer fireman after over 30 years...

Letter to the Editor
Dear Mrs. Carolyn, As I picked up my paper this Thursday the 17th, I looked down through the nice things going on in the community. Snowmen...

Pelican Left Behind
Birds of a feather flock together, but a lone American White Pelican, residing at the Perry City Lake is an exception to that saying. Despite the...

Expect University of Missouri Extension Council Ballots by Mail or...
The University of Missouri Extension-Ralls County Council is conducting its annual election of new board members. As required by law, the...

Start Planning for a Great Lunch
Start planning for a great lunch on April 14. It would be a great way to bring spring in while also supporting the Ralls County 4-H Program. Your...

Saige Anderson rides her sled down the hill.
			Photo by Skylar Anderson Snowy Fun

Perry to Get Fiber Optic Internet System
The city of Perry will be getting fiber optic internet connection from Ralls Tech and RCEC in the near future. While no dates can be given at this time, both RCEC and the...
Winter Wonderland
	Staff photo Winter Storm Drops up to 19 Inches of Snow
As of Sunday morning at 9 o’clock, the snow was still falling in Ralls County. Over a period of 36 hours most people were reporting (Facebook) they...

The new bleachers are in place and ready to use.  Pictured:  Devyn Campbell - Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments, Don Huff - Perry Utility Superintendent, Wiley Hibbard - Ralls County Presiding Commissioner, Chad Williams - Mayor of Perry, and Danette Henderson - Perry City Clerk. City of Perry Awarded Grant
The City of Perry is proud to announce they have been awarded grant funding from the Mark Twain Solid Waste District Management and the Missouri...

Peno Creek traverses the north portion of Ranacker Conservation Area in Pike County. Construction of a new bridge crossing Peno Creek will close the northern access to the area, including access to the shooting range, until March 15, pending project completion. Access to the area will remain open on the south and southeast property borders. MDC ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE AT RANACKER CONSERVATION AREA
Jan 03, 2019 FRANKFORD, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will temporarily close access to the north part of Ranacker...