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Is Your Home Address Properly Marked in Case of an Emergency?
In a time of crisis, people depend on emergency personnel to arrive as quickly as possible. Even with Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), which uses...


Fall Festival of Country Music
The Fall Festival of Country Music will be 6-9 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Music will be performed by Memory Lane....


Tigers Drop Second Game of Season
Friday, August 31, the Mark Twain football team took the long road to Milan for the second game of the season. The Tigers lost 21-0. Milan scored...


Mark Twain High School Runs First Cross Country
Mark Twain’s Cross Country athletes participated in the season’s first meet at Mexico on August 25. In the Mixed JV 5K Run Elizabeth Northcutt...


Molly Hill on the mound for the Lady Tigers. MArk Twain Softball Action
The Mark Twain Lady Tiger Softball team played at Monroe City on August 27 and at Palmyra on August 30. The Ladies lost both games, but held their...


Upcoming Mark Twain Lake Chamber Events
Mark Twain Classic Two-Day Bass Tournament – September 15 and 16 – We are only a couple weeks away! Please feel free to distribute the flyer...


Library News
New Audio Books now available include A Measure of Darkness by Jonathan Kellerman; Better Late Than Never by Kim Ruby; Her Fear (Amish) by Shelly...


At Your Leisure – Castle Rock
Few fictional towns are as well known as Castle Rock, Maine, especially to readers of Stephen King. The town was first introduced in the 1979 novel...


A young couple wed in a Steampunk-themed wedding during Saturday’s festivities at the Steampunk Festival in Hannibal. Fifth Annual Steampunk Festival Steamy Whimsy
The hot and humid weather Saturday, September 1, kept the crowd for this year’s Steampunk Festival on Main Street in downtown Hannibal small. The...


Fifth Annual Steampunk Festival
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Mark Twain Lady Tigers vs Palmyra and Monroe City
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Culvert Replacements to Close Roads in Ralls County
Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be replacing culvert pipes in Ralls County. Please see below for specific times and locations. Ralls Co....


Ralls County Food Distribution Date for September Announced
New London, MO August 30, 2018—First Baptist Church of New London will be distributing supplemental food to eligible area residents on FRIDAY,...


Books featured in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Over 200 Ralls County Children Registered for Imagination Library
—August 26, 2018 Since it’s kickoff in June, 205 children have enrolled in Ralls County Library affiliate, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. ...


10th Annual Chuck Fletcher Labor Day Memorial Ride Scheduled
Chuck passed away due to an automobile accident on Labor Day, September 1, 2008. Since then, every year his friends, friend of friends, and family...