Schools
New Elementary School Progress

New Elementary School Progress

Work on the new elementary school is progressing on schedule. Completion date on the new school, recently named Ralls County Elementary, is July 1, 2016. Ralls  County elementary…

Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation 2015  Poster Contest Winners

Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation 2015 Poster Contest Winners

The Ralls County Soil & Water Conservation District held its’ annual poster contest with 3rd and 4th graders in Ralls County. The theme for this year’s contest was…

Gallery

Ralls County Youth Ball Teams

Ralls County Youth Ball Teams

It is that time of year again! Check out our Gallery Page to see pictures of Ralls…

Rodeo Recap

Rodeo Recap

July 10, 2015 Check out our Gallery Page to view several pictures from this year’s Mark Twain…

Fourth of July Festivities: Success!

Fourth of July Festivities: Success!

The Fourth of July festivities that took place this weekend in Perry were a success! Check…

Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation 2015 Poster Contest Winners

Ralls County Soil and Water Conservation 2015  Poster Contest Winners

The Ralls County Soil & Water Conservation District held its’ annual poster contest with 3rd…

Columns

Oakland and New Oakland Baptist Church: Same Love, Different Buildings

Oakland and New Oakland Baptist Church: Same Love, Different Buildings

This week’s edition features the beautiful and historical (well kind of) New Oakland Baptist Church. The history of this church is much deeper than its relatively young…

School Shopping

School Shopping

From the Editor | July 23, 2015 The county is caught up in the mid-July lull right now. That’s the time when your garden isn’t quite ready…

Perry Christian Church: Its Exciting History Throughout the Years

Perry Christian Church: Its Exciting History Throughout the Years

Those living along Lick Creek first held services in a schoolhouse west of the Lick Creek cemetery. The building was a five cornered log house with a…

Rain May Wash Away Soil, but Not What is Truly Important

Rain May Wash Away Soil, but Not What is Truly Important

From the Editor | July 16, 2015 I’m so tired of bouncing between rain and the hot humid aftermath of the storms. So far summer has been…

Social

Moving On

Moving On

David Eales, publisher and editor of our sister paper, the Monroe County Appeal in Paris, leaves July 31, after nearly 10 years with the Appeal. He was…

Oak Hill Community Center Music Night Continues

Oak Hill Community Center Music Night Continues

Oak Hill Community Center Music Night will be Saturday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. The Center is eight miles south of Hannibal and the junction of Rt.…

Center Park Day

Center Park Day

Center Park Day will be held on Saturday, August 1. There will be lots of fun activities for all ages, including new events like The Amazing Race,…

Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social

St. Paul Historic Catholic Church will hold its annual Ice Cream social at the church on Sunday, August 2, starting at 4 p.m. service homemade ice cream,…