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Two workers remove windows from the upper story of the NECAC building on Main Street in New London. The building was badly damaged from a fire in October 2015 and is being demolished to make room for the new NECAC facility. NECAC to Rebuild
A fire damaged the two-story NECAC building at 411 Main Street in New London and destroyed the vacant building owned by Bob Lee to the immediate...

Antioch Baptist Church Burns
Antioch Baptist Church on Old 79 and Antioch Lane caught fire late Tuesday afternoon, December 20. The church is located in the Saverton township...

Photo courtesy of Matthew J. Krankka. Church a total loss after massive fire
Antioch Baptist Church on Old 79 and Antioch Lane caught fire late Tuesday afternoon, December 20. The church is located in the Saverton township...

Students Meet Food Drive Challenge
What's the best way to encourage students to bring in canned good items to school for the Thanksgiving Food Drive at Ralls County Elementary?  That...

Snowflakes for Westview Nursing Home
Students at Ralls County Elementary earn “Tiger Tickets” for positive behavior. Those tickets are worth points. Each week the students can use...

Music students who performed in the annual Christmas Recital are pictured here at Monroe Manor in Paris. From left in the front are Callista Glascock, Danica Wormington, Miranda Billings, Addie Crain and Gabriel Rowe. In back are Elizabeth Trower and Patti Grimmett. Christmas Recital
Piano and guitar students of Patty Grimmett gave their annual Christmas recital for residents of Miller Residential Care and Monroe Manor in Paris...

Suspicious Death in New London
On Wednesday, December 14,2016, at the request of the Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie and New London Police Chief Brad Sanders, members of the North East Missouri...
Perry City Council Meets
The Perry City Council met in regular s for the expense ession on December 6, in City Hall. Attorney Ehret read Bill No. 208 by title only: “An ordinance approving ballot...
Warrants Issued for Subjects in Recent Shooting
At 10:45 p.m., November 21, officers of the Hannibal Police Department were dispatched to the 1700 block of Park Ave for a report of a shooting....

Sarah Ray, FFA Sponsor and Agriculture Instructor at Mark Twain High School, receives her award from Nathan Scott representing RAM Trucks and NAAE President Terry Rieckman. Mark Twain Agriculture Teacher Selected for Professional...
Sarah Ray, agricultural educator at Mark Twain High School in Center, Mo. is one of a select group of agriculture teachers nationwide who received...

PSC hits Monroe City for Grain Belt hearings Public has input for...
The scene was set and the lines were clearly drawn in Monroe City last week as the Missouri Public Service Commission kicked off a series of...

Pictured from left to right are Ralls County Deputy Clerk Roseanne Epperson, Deputy Clerk
Terry Ross, Deputy Clerk Karen Huff, Ralls County Associate Judge David
Mobley,  Ralls County Circuit Clerk Gina Jameson, Presiding Circuit Judge
Rachel Bringer Shepherd Tenth Circuit Receives O’Toole Award
On  Friday,  December  9,  2016,  Presiding  Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd hosted  a  reception at the Marion County Courthouse in Palmyra in...

Kenzie Ogle goes up for a shot in the December 2 game at Marion County. Lady Tigers Defeat Marion County
On Friday, December 2, the Mark Twain Lady Tigers traveled to Marion County for a varsity contest. Mark Twain handily defeated Marion County...

Mark Twain Lady Tigers and their coaches are pictured with their second place tournament trophy after the MTJH Tournament championship game against Canton on Thursday, December 1. JH Lady Tigers Take Second in MTJH Tournament
The Mark Twain Junior High Tournament ran from Monday, November 28 through Thursday, December 1. The Lady Tigers defeated Palmyra in an upset...

RCE Second Grade Students Raise and Release Monarch Butterflies
The second grade students at Ralls County Elementary gathered outside the new school on October 5th to release Monarch butterflies. The butterflies...