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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...
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...


First Kayak Race a Success
A Kayak Race, sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Ralls County Health Department was held on May 13. Thirty entries...


Susie McGee and Dennis Routt presented the program on Sacred Music to the Perry Musique Club on April 17 at South Fork Presbyterian. Musique Clubs Hosts Sacred Music Program
Dennis Routt and Susie McGee presented a program of Sacred Music at the April 17 Musique Club held at South Fork Presbyterian Church. As defined...


February Habit Heroes are pictured front row from left Bennett Bogue, Holly Humphrey, Emma Zumwalt, Cheyenne Fessenden, Evie Snodgrass, Jorden Armour, Liam Romig, Georgia Beer, Alex Evans, Ava Ebers, and Tommy Gooding. Back Row from left are Mason DeLaPorte, Hailee Young, Madison Boleach, Coden Miller, Isabella Lehenbauer, Samantha Barnes, Ashton Willing, Lincoln LaFontaine,and Ava Roberts. February Habit Heroes


Hodges-Gater Engagement
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hodges of Perry, Mo., are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Hodges, to Jordan Gater, son of Mr. and Mrs....


4-H Council Fundraising Dinner a Success
Ralls County 4-H members experienced the profound dedication the community has for the program at the fundraiser dinner held April 9. The fundraiser’s raffle and silent...
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