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Members of the Mark Twain High School Marching Tigers march in Perry’s Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 1. Perry Celebrates Old-Fashioned Christmas
Perry celebrated its Old-Fashioned Christmas on Saturday, December 1. Santa’s Workshop was held at 1 -4:30 p.m. at City Hall with photos with Santa...

Ralls County Elementary Counselor Receives the WGEM Golden Apple Award
In November, the WGEM Golden Apple Award was presented to Diana Duckworth, Ralls County Elementary counselor. Monday morning, November 19, Diana...

Mark Twain Tigers Defeat Marion County 57-20
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Lady Tigers Defeat Marion County 71-30
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First Winter Storm Covers County in Snow
Sleet and snow covered Ralls County Sunday, November 25, and early Monday, November 26. Although it was reported that Hannibal received 5” of snow...

Ralls County Food Distribution Date for December Announced
First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, December 6, from 1:00-5:00pm. Entrance doors...

Mark Twain Varsity Basketball teams
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Members of the Mark Twain Lady Tigers basketball team are pictured back row from left Cilicia Fullenwider, Autumn Arndt, Mackenzie Ogle, Paige Eddington, Sydnee Brothers, and Anna Echternacht. Front row from left are Emma Ross, Zoe Miller, Elizabeth Trower, and Alyssa Ford. The girls are coached by Alex Brandeburg assisted by Ron Curtis. Mark Twain High School Varsity BAsketball teams and Cheerleaders
The MTHS basketball season began November 20. The teams will play through mid-February.

Breakfast with Santa In New London
Santa will be at the New London Lions Club on Saturday, December 1st from 8a to 11a. Join him for pictures, crafts, and breakfast. Menu includes...

November Perry City Council Meeting
The Perry City Council met in regular session at 6:16 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, at City Hall. After approving the previous month’s minutes and...

Officers Announced
Perry Area Chamber of Commerce Officers were re-elected by unanimous vote to serve for 2019. Those officers are: Ammie Gaston - President, Jim...

Airman Alexandrea E. Marshall
Airman Alexandrea E. Marshall graduated from basic military training July 13, 2018 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas....

Downtown area A Visit to Perry, Missouri
Never been to Perry, Missouri? For many of you Ralls Countians, this isn’t true, for many of you have lived in or near Perry all your life. For...

Silent Night Program
The Silent Night Program was created in 2007 as a “living memorial” of love. The program was the inspiration of a special woman from Ralls County...

Virginia L. "Jeni" Sempkin
Virginia "Jeni" L. Semkin, 63, of New London, Missouri, passed away at 4:41 p.m. Thursday, November 15, 2018, at her home. Funeral Services will...