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4 Ways You Can Help Your Child Deal With Stress
Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their...


USDA Offers Food Safety Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illness While...
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 – Spring is finally here. It has been a long wait, but warmer temperatures bring events like weddings, graduations and...


Missouri Historical Society Press Announces Publication of Newest...
The Missouri Historical Society Press announces the publication of its latest book, Fire, Pestilence, and Death: St. Louis, 1849, by Christopher...


OATS Schedule
From Ralls County Columbia: April 2nd; May 7th; June 4th. Hannibal: Thursdays To schedule a ride on this route, call 800-654-6287. We do not...


3 Things You Should Know About Fad Diets And Bad Breath
Fad diets gain popularity because they let you shed pounds quickly, but health professionals warn they often come with side effects, such as...


Statement by Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst Regarding...
“Missouri Farm Bureau applauds Congressman Billy Long on his bipartisan introduction of the Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act...


Rev. M. Faye Vaughn has served as the pastor of the Second Christian Church in New London for 25 years. Rev. Vaughn Serves as Beacon at Second Christian
It’s easy to see the spirit shining through on Rev. Faye Vaughn’s face when she talks about becoming the pastor of the Second Christian Church in...


Notable Names of Ralls County – Absalom Grimes
Few names may be as recognizable to the residents of Ralls County and the area at large as that of Absalom C. Grimes. While Grimes’ exploits are...


Promo for Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda featuring Ship’s Avatar “Rommie”, Tyr Anasazi and Captain Dylan Hunt. At Your Leisure – Andromeda
Though it may come as a surprise to some, there was a period of time where I didn’t watch much in the way of television. I spent more time working,...


Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston, Atria Books, 2004. At Your Leisure – Between a Rock and a Hard Place
From Jean Craighead George’s My Side of the Mountain, to Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet, as well as the abridged youth version of Robinson Crusoe, I’ve...


Ralls County Elementary Habit Heroes are front row from left Emma Hodges, Landon Pease, Alex Bryan, Kasen Evans, Brody Colbert, David Niffen, Alexis Misner, Madilyn Romig, Brooklyn Black, Grace Prewitt, and Alyssa Schneider. Back Row from left are Nolan Epperson, John Misner, Alexis Ward, Brook Doughty, Aaron Presson, Sonja Powell, Marli Liter, and Regan Thompson. March Habit Heroes


Master Gardeners Host Daylily Program
The Salt River Master Gardeners will hold their Tuesday, June 6, 2017, meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the basement of the Home Bank on McMasters Avenue in Hannibal. The speaker...
Perry Christian Academy high school graduates are Jonathan Mickels, Elizabeth Yancey, and Zachary Woodhurst. Perry Christian Academy Holds Graduation Ceremony
Graduation was recently celebrated at Perry Christian Academy. Following a slideshow, ten kindergarten students were presented by their teacher,...


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...