Regional News

Watch for slow-moving striping crews on the roads
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Transportation's annual roadway striping operations have started and drivers will see slow-moving...


Joint Statement from Missouri Agriculture Groups on China Tariff...
“Missouri is fortunate to be home to a host of agricultural products that are essential to feeding and clothing people around the world. Recent announcements by the Chinese...
BBB Alert: Watch Out For “Grandparent Scam” Over Spring Break
St. Louis, Mo., March 13, 2018 – With spring break on the way, students of all ages will soon be on the move. While many parents and grandparents...


MU veterinary toxicologist offers advice on recent dog food recalls
MU veterinary toxicologist offers advice on recent dog food recalls COLUMBIA, Mo. – According to recent reports, more than 107 million cans of dog...


NECAC, Vatterott again team up for air conditioner program
The 12-county area not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) and Vatterott College of Quincy, Ill., are again teaming up to...


Sterling Brings Comfort to the Court
Having to go to Court, for whatever reason, is often a stressful situation. Seeing the Judge in his robes behind the bench and the people sitting...


Veterans salute during the Pledge of Allegiance during the Memorial...


Devin Neff finished 4th in the 3200-meter run at the State Track Meet in Jefferson City on May 20. MTHS Track Athletes Go to State
Six Mark Twain High School track athletes qualified for the State Track Meet held Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20, at Jefferson City High...


Grain Belt Express Update
By Wiley Hibbard Many things have taken place over the last several weeks in Missouri, Iowa, Arkansas and Illinois. I wanted to get the word out to everyone about our...
An explosion of confetti and silly string highlight the elation of graduation as the MTHS Class of 2017 celebrate their graduation on Sunday, May 21. Graduation Ceremony Held at MTHS
Fifty-three graduates filed through the gym doors at Mark Twain High School at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, for their last appearance as a high school...


Day-Trip Destination, Ralls County
Is it a beautiful day and you’re stuck in the house wondering what to do? Maybe you have pets at home, or small children that make traveling difficult. Possibly money is...
Ticks and Seasonal Safety
With spring rains and warm days come ticks. Ticks are a fact of life and something we’ve all learned to deal with using every day home remedies and store-bought repellents,...
Honor Flight and NLFD Fundraiser at Love’s Travel Stop
Saturday, May 13th was a busy day for Love’s Travel Stop in New London, Missouri. Though there was a cancellation of the Honor Flight due to...


Hibbard, Lake, And Harlow receive proclamation
LeAndra Bridgeman, County Service Coordinator for Ralls County recently presented a proclamation to Ralls County Commissioners, Wiley Hibbard, John...


Mock Accident
There are few occasions where you can get several hundred students to be attentive and quiet for any length of time. The Mock Accident held at Mark...