Local News

Trivia Night a Success
New London Park Days held their annual Trivia Night on Saturday night, November 3rd in the New London Lions Club building. There were fifteen...


Bells to Toll in Remembrance of WWI
This month, the world will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. The World War One Centennial Commission, the...


General Election Unofficial Results
The General Election on November 6 saw a 60.52% voter turnout in Ralls County. The unofficial election results are as follows: U.S. Senator – Josh Hawley (Rep) 3085;...
This stone is an example of the stones made as historical markers. McDonald has made many such stones for churches throughout the area. McDonald Stone Company to Host Open House
Lola McDonald greets customers in the spacious office of McDonald Stone Company’s new facility on the edge of New London facing Highway 61....


The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) held its Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers and Directors Dinner on Oct. 23. NECAC President and Chief Executive Officer Don Patrick, left, and NECAC Board Chairman Lyndon Bode presented certificates of recognition to NECAC Ralls County Board Members Judith Statler of New London and John Lake and Lowell Jackson, both of Center. The agency celebrated 53 years of helping people and changing lives. NECAC Installs Board Officers and Directors
The 12-county area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) 36-member Board of Directors held its Annual Meeting and...


Combines and trucks are getting the job done at Cragen Farms. “Makes Me Proud to be a Farmer”
Wednesday, October 24th, the friends and neighbors of Gale Cragen stopped their own harvest and moved their combines, trucks, grain wagons, and...


Truman VA, Mobile Vet Center to Provide On-site Services for Perry,...
Who: Veterans and their families What: Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are...


Ralls County Food Distribution Date for November Announced New...
October 17, 2018-First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing supplemental food to eligible area residents on Thursday, November 8, from...


Briscoe Receives Friend of Ralls County 4-H Award
Receiving the Ralls County 2018 Friend of 4-H Award was John Briscoe of New London. John was recognized for his support of the Ralls County Jr....


Local Missouri Voters Decide Whether to Vote Yes on Proposition D
October 7, 2018 In November, Missouri voters will have to decide whether to increase the motor fuel tax by 2.5 cents each year over the next four...


Celebrate All Saints/All Souls Day on October 28th at Mt. Olivet...
Hannibal, MO - The Mt. Olivet Cemetery Association and James O’Donnell Funeral Home invite the public to participate in the annual All Saints/Souls...


Saints Avenue Bank Raises Money to Fight Breast Cancer
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and employees of Saints Avenue Bank are “pinking out” on Fridays as part of a month-long fundraising...


Third Annual Salt River Quilt Show Held This Weekend
—October 8, 2017 The Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site and the Monroe County Historical Society hosted their Third Annual Salt River Quilt...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Crystal Stephens, the Democratic candidate for State Senate of the 18th Senatorial District will be in Center, MO at the park on October 17, 2018...


Center PD to Host BBQ
Chief Ray of the Center Police Department is hosting its second community fundraiser BBQ on Saturday, November 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until...