Local News

City of Perry Annexation Planning Meeting
The City of Perry will hold a planning meeting to discuss the potential annexation of the eastern city limits of Perry. The meeting will be held at Perry City Hall,...
Salt River Community Building Restoration Underway
Local News | July 16, 2015   The first phase of restoration began at the Salt River Community Building on June 29. Under sunny skies a local...


Mills-Benoit Wedding
Jennifer Ann Mills and Mitchell Wayne Benoit will be married July 17, 2015 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Columbia, Missouri. Jennifer...


Olivet Christian Church: A Community of Continuing Faith and...
One might say that Ralls County has some of the most devout Christians of any county around. Some of these devout Christians can be found at Olivet...


Ralls County Junior Fair Schedule of Events
The Ralls County Junior Fair welcomes you to come out to Center, MO from July 11th through the 16th! It is fair fun for everyone! The schedule of events is listed...
Perry Welcomes New Police Officer
June 30, 2015 The City of Perry Police Department is pleased to welcome new police officer Eddie Landis. Officer Landis comes to Perry after...


Library Summer Reading Program
A Summer Reading Program is underway at the Library. It began June 29 and the theme is Every Hero Has a Story. The program is open to all ages. Sign up at the library. The...
Breaking News: Local man drowns at Wakonda State Park
Lewis County Coroner Larry Arnold has confirmed Richie L. Armour, 23 of New London, drowned while launching a boat when going fishing with his father at Wakonda State Park,...
Fourth of July Festivities
Events will start on Friday night, July 3rd with the Miss Perry and Little Mr. & Miss contests. On Saturday, the day will start with the parade...


Greenlawn Memorial Chapel: The Oldest Original Structure Wood Frame...
Once Greenlawn, a bustling little town, now rests peaceful quiet farmland. Sitting on the northeast corner of Route J and County Road D stands the...


Brush Creek Catholic Church is Rich with History: Paved the Way for...
Sitting a couple of miles west of Spalding sits a little stone church that is arguably one of the most historically significant churches in the...


St. Paul Catholic Church: The Mother Church of the Roman Catholic...
Tucked in a clearing just off Route EE between Center and Perry, stands the beautiful St. Paul Catholic Church. Once being the oldest Catholic...


Mark Twain High School National Honor Society Inductees
New members were recently inducted into the National Honor Society at Mark Twain High School. Names of the new members appearing front, middle, to back row, left to right:...
Mark Twain High School Graduates 54 Seniors
Fifty-four seniors graduated from Mark Twain High School at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17. A packed gymnasium watched as the seniors marched in to the tune...


Installation at Perry Christian Church
Sunday, May 31st was a wonderful day at Perry Christian Church as the church shared in the joy of Pastor Nancy Kellstrom's installation. The theme...