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FSA Offices to Close During Shutdown
By Jerry Hagstrom , DTN Political Correspondent Farm Service Agency offices have stayed open during the government shutdown using money...

Culvert Replacements Scheduled to Close Route H in Ralls County
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, January 2-3, MoDOT crews will be doing culvert replacements in Ralls County on Route H. The road will be closed from...

January Food Distribution Date Announced
First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing food to eligible area residents on Thursday, January 10, from 1:00-5:00pm. Entrance doors...

Adria Palmer, HS Guidance Counselor
When I was little, I had always heard about high school flying by. To me, it was nothing more than an old saying. Now I am a junior in high school,...

Center Police Department Participates in Third Annual “Santa no...
Center, Missouri’s Police Chief drummed up local support once again for the Center Police Department’s third annual “Santa No Summonses” program. ...

Ralls County Health Department Hosts Cookies with Santa
The Ralls County Health Department hosted its first Cookies with Santa event Friday, December 21 from 2-4 p.m. at 405 West First Street in New...

CENTER POLICE TO PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE HOLIDAY CAMPAIGN
DRIVING IMPAIRED AFFECTS LIVES Do you realize that your last drink could be someone else's last breath? It’s time to Change the Numbers. If...

South Lake Designs LLC to Open at New Location in Perry
A locally owned graphic design company, South Lake Designs LLC, in Perry, Missouri will soon be opening its doors at a new location on 203 N....

CMU's Aidan Epperson Recipient of Endowed Scholarship
Central Methodist University has a long history of generous donors endowing scholarships to ensure students have quality resources as they work to...

Ruba’s General Store to Close This Month
—December 1, 2018 Ruba’s General Store at 409 1st Street in New London announced last Wednesday that it would be closing its doors Friday, December 21. Due to lacking...
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...