Regional News

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...

Concerned citizens, city and county officials, and small business owners listen intently to the MoDOT presentation at the May 4 meeting. Concerned Business Owners Meet with MoDOT
A group of about 40 concerned citizens met with representatives of MoDOT in New London, Thursday, May 4. Several Citizen Advisory Group meetings...

Ralls County Relay for Life carried on Saturday night despite the horrendous weather and flash floods. Those who have survived and the those who honor the fight each and every victim of cancer endures every day gathered at Mark Twain High School gym Saturday, April 29, for the annual Relay for Life event. This year's hero was Hayden Wheatley, a 2 1/2 year-old survivor of brain cancer. Ralls County Relay for Life a Success
The 2017 Ralls County Relay for Life was held Saturday, April 29, at the Mark Twain High School. Though the continuous rain and flooding of some...

MTJH Track Athletes Compete at Monroe City
In the 100 meter dash Evan Torrence finished 10th with 13.75; Nick Rule finished with a 13.98; Kiona Austin finished 3rd with 14.25; and Autumn Ardnt finished 10th with a...
Mark Twain FFA receives Top Chapter Award
Mark Twain FFA placed 24th out of 342 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a...
This house was built near Perry circa 1910. View From the Past
St. Louis Republic, Sunday, December 19, 1915 Bert Love and Artist Chapin Find Town of 1,200 Ideal in Its Community Spirit, Lack of Factional...

City Clerk Millie Powell swears in re-elected aldermen and the new mayor at the April 10 New London City Council meeting. From left are Marilyn Powell, Mayor Shane McClelland, and Brad Adkisson. NL Councl Meeting
The regular meeting of the New London City Council was held a7 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 at City Hall. Mayor Pro-Tem Mary Jane White called...

Devin Neff finished first in the 3200 meter run and 3rd in the 1600 meter run at the CanSippi Relays on April 13. Mark Twain HS Track Competes in CanSippi Relays
Mark Twain’s high school track teams competed in the CanSippi Relays held at Culver Stockton College on April 13. Devin Neff, McKenzie Lathrom,...

Deputy Whicker receives a letter of recognition from Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie for his act of bravery. Deputy Whicker Receives Recognition for Bravery
A formal letter of recognition was given to Deputy Connor Whicker from Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie. It reads: Deputy Connor Whicker On Friday, March...

Hudson To Join Missouri Rural Electric
“It is good to be coming home,” said Matt Hudson, when asked about his return to the area from Montana where he has been the General Manager at...

Northeast Missouri Bridge Report
There is good news and not-so-good news when it comes to bridges on state highways in northeast Missouri.  There are fewer poor condition bridges, since some bridges...
The City of Center and the Center Rural Fire Board recently donated this retired ambulance to Ralls County 911. Ambulance Donation to Ralls County 911
A recent donation to Ralls County 911 has Director Gabe Duncan looking forward to offering a deeper level of service to first responders and...

Northeast Missouri Bull Sale
The 45th Annual Northeast MO Performance Tested Bull Sale was held at Palmyra, Mo. on March 25. The overall average on forty-seven bulls was $3,481. The high breed...
McClelland Elected Mayor of New London
The Missouri General Municipal Election in Ralls County had a very light turnout with 763 votes cast county-wide, representing only 9.64% of the county’s registered voters....