Regional News

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....
Want a great place to eat on Sunday, April 9?
Want to enjoy a savory pork chop while supporting the youth in your community? Then you need a ticket to the Ralls County 4-H Council Fundraiser Dinner on Sunday, April...
Ralls County 4-H Achievement Night
Ralls County 4-H members participated in Achievement Night on March 7, 2017. Events held during the evening included personal development, table...

Annual Turkey Hunt for Persons with Disabilities at Mark Twain Lake
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club has scheduled the Annual Turkey Hunt for disabled persons that will be held at Mark Twain Lake.  The hunt will be...
Auditor Galloway Puts State's Daily Spending Online
Website tool shows state's general revenue fund activity   Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced that the state's daily spending and revenue is now...
Ralls County R-II Board Accepts Bid for New London Elementary
The March 16 Ralls County Board of Education opened with student recognition. Elementary students were honored for receiving Habit Heroes awards and MTJH students were...
MTRCOG Reviews Needs from Eight Counties
The Transportation Advisory Committee held its quarterly meeting on March 15 at the Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments building in Perry. Twenty county...
NEMO Soils and Crops Conference
The NEMO Soils and Crops Conference will give local producers an opportunity to hear the latest information and ideas from University Specialists. Greg Luce, University of...