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Members of the Musique Club Seniors performed as members of the Addams Family at the club’s Annual Spooktacular. Perry Musique Club Hosts Annual Spooktacular
The Perry Musique Club, MFMC, NFMC, met October 20 at South Fork Presbyterian Church, west of Perry. The prelude, "There Was an Old Woman," was...

Ralls County Soil & Water Conservation District Meeting date changed
The Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018 has been changed to Tuesday, November 20,...

Bria Hooley, representing National Honor Society reads a poem at the Veterans Day assembly Monday, November 12, at Mark Twain High School. MTHS Holds Veterans Day Assembly
Mark Twain High School had planned a dedication ceremony of their new flag pole for Monday morning, November 12, however, the snow forced a move to...

Reverend Robin Terrell rings the bell at the Second Christian Church DOC in New London on Sunday, November 11, at 11:00 a.m.  The bell tolled 21 times as a reminder of those Great War veterans and all veterans who served and sacrificed for our Nation. Bells of Peace Ring in New London

Jared Shuck rings the bell from the Perry Presbyterian Church at the conclusion of the Veterans Day ceremony Sunday, November 11. Perry VFW Post Holds Veterans Day Ceremony
The Perry VFW Post #4088 held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Bill Trower Memorial Park at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, November 11. The ceremony...

Mark Twain HS Holds Veterans Day Assembly
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Perry VFW #4088 Holds Annual Veerans Day Ceremony
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Ralls County Supplemental Food Distribution Date Announced for...
First Baptist Church of New London will be offering a supplemental food distribution on Friday, November 23, from noon-1:00pm. Entrance doors will...

Congratulations to the PCA Grand Prize Winner, Penny Waller. She will receive a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox lease or $5,000 in cash from Poage Auto Group. Pictured left to right: Scott Johnson, Aaron Poage, Penny Waller and Dean Poage. PCA Grand Prize Winner 2018

WATERFOWL REFUGE AND NO HUNTING ZONES
Mark Twain Lake, October 30, 2018 – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages a waterfowl refuge on the Middle Fork and Elk Fork branches on Mark...

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....