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What a glorious weekend we had here in God’s Country. Lots of sunshine and happy little people with overflowing Easter baskets. Lots of good food and visits with family and...
Perry Easter Egg Hunt
And they’re off! Children in the 4-6 year-old division rush to find eggs at the Perry Annual Easter Egg Hunt.


89th Missouri FFA Convention to be April 20-21
FFA members from across the state will meet in Columbia, April 20-21, at the 89th Missouri FFA Convention to honor fellow members for outstanding achievements, conduct...
At ease at the easel. Russell Toolate uses his paint knife to craft a canal between rough walls in his newest work. New London Vet Volunteers Art Talents to Help Fellow Veterans
“Doesn’t matter what you’ve got, if you get an opportunity to share it, you’ll enjoy it more.” To Russell Toolate, this is one of the most...


The 7th through 12th  grade students at Perry Christian Academy were fortunate to meet the governor of Missouri, Eric Greitens, when he visited the Holliday School. Governor Greitens’ address was about a $45 million-dollar investment that would offer free high school broadcast internet access to schools in Missouri. A few PCA students were able to receive his book, “The Warrior’s Heart,” that Governor Greitens autographed for them as well. PCA STUDENTS MEET THE GOVERNOR


Perry Christian Academy’s 4th through 8th grade students recently visited the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City. While there, they toured the Capitol. The Governor’s Mansion, and enjoyed a picnic lunch on the Capitol grounds PCA TRAVELS TO CAPITAL


Ford Signs with Columbia College
On Friday, March 31, Maddy Ford signed a letter of intent to run track and field and Cross Country for Columbia College in the fall. She inked her...


From The Editor
This past week has been filled with all the trappings of spring. Rain and wind, then bright sunshine. The sound of lawn mowers being readied for the first onslaught on the...
Canine Unit Demonstrates Dogs’ Roles
Deputies with the Ralls County Canine Unit were on hand with Jack and Apache to give a demonstration of the dogs' roles in the Sheriff's Department...


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....
Barnes Signs with Westminster
Colten Barnes signed to play football with Westminster College. Surrounded by his parents, coaches, and football teammates, Barnes spoke about his...


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...


The Rick Lawrence Outdoor Sportsman's Safety Awareness group recently donated two Remington 870's and 10 shell pouches to the Mark Twain FFA Trap Team. Pictured left to right are Rick's son, Joe Lawrence, founder of the group, and grandson Jack Lawrence along with trap team members Jacob Campau, Brady Stevenson, Kyla Ingram, Tyler Lanier, Austin Black and Paul Hopke, Rick Lawrence Outdoor Sportsman's Safety Awareness group board president. MT FFA trap team


Kelsey Keil was recognized with Honorable Mention at the Culver Stockton Fine Arts Day. Culver fine arts day