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Boaters: Avoid Boating On Flooded Waterways!
Captain Matt Walz, director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division, is encouraging boaters to avoid flooded areas where...

Dezi Jones accepting the award from Jimmy O’Donnell. O’Donnell Athletic Scholarship Awarded
Recently Hannibal High School Senior, Dezi Jones was awarded the James O’Donnell Athletic Scholarship at the Hannibal High School Awards Ceremony. ...

Rededication Ceremony Held for Union Covered Bridge
A rededication ceremony was held on Wednesday afternoon at the Union Covered Bridge to commemorate the completion of the bridge’s reconstruction...

Governor Parson Activates Missouri National Guard to Assist in...
Governor Parson Activates Missouri National Guard to Assist in Flood Fighting as State Continues to Recover from Severe Storms Additional...

VFW Post #4088 Auxiliary Sells Poppies for Memorial Day
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Community Action Reception Held at NECAC’s Ralls County Service Center
Created by the Community Action Partnership, National Community Action Month (May) helps reinforce Community Action agencies’ role in assisting low-income families to...
Danny Gibbons and his son, Daniel Gibbons search the Vietnam Memorial for names. Ralls Co. Veterans Among Those on 53rd Great River Honor Flight
The second of five planned missions for the 2019 Great River Honor Flight took place May 11 out of Hannibal LaGrange University. Seven Ralls County...

Lowell Jackson, Center Missouri, was recognized for 12 years of service on the Ralls County Emergency Services Board. Jackson Recognized by Ralls County Emergency Services Board
The Ralls County Emergency Services Board recognized long-time member Lowell Jackson for over a decade of service during a special ceremony at the...

Ralls County Sheriff’s Report 4-21-19 to 4-27-19
4/21 @ 08:33 a.m. Deputies took a report of a boat left on private property. Boat owner had vehicle issues and returned to retrieve the...

Culvert Replacements to Close Route Y
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, MoDOT will be doing the following work on Route Y in Ralls County. Please see the dates and locations...

24th Annual Loafers Car Show Held in Hannibal
The rain didn’t stop hundreds of car enthusiasts from enjoying the 24th Annual Loafers Car Show on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The show was held at...

MVM Precision Machine located west of New London on Highway 19. MVM Precision Machine Owner Rekindles Relationship with Ralls County
By Abbey Gerveler Almost two years after the construction completion of MVM Precision Machine’s current facility, owner Matt Glascock is settling...

Two additional buildings, facing 4th Street,  will be taken down, as they are all dependent on each other to stand. Unsafe Buildings Demolished on Main Street.
A piece of New London’s history came down Friday, as two of the old brick buildings on Main Street were demolished. The two buildings, located on...

Kids Fishing Day at Mark Twain Lake
Mark Twain Lake, May 14, 2019 - In celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake will host...

The Surprise Found in Hannibal’s 1969 Time Capsule Revealed
The opening of Hannibal’s 1969-time capsule drew a curious crowd to Central Park Saturday morning. To the surprise of many who gathered to witness...