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A Rainy, but Eventful Weekend

A Rainy, but Eventful Weekend

From the Editor | July 30, 2015 Last weekend was full of surprises. A low-key, not-much-to-do time was suddenly an exciting and emotional time. We, at the Enterprise, said good-bye…

A thank you and see you soon.

A thank you and see you soon.

As my internship comes to an end, I can’t help but to reflect back on this summer’s experiences. I have only positive memories credited to working at Ralls County Herald-Enterprise.…

Hydesburg United Methodist Church

Hydesburg United Methodist Church

Located right off of HH near Hannibal, sits the astonishing Hydesburg United Methodist Church and its cemetery.  The community of Hydesburg started off as a settlement of land-owners and their…

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 foundation. Obtained in…

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 for full harvest,…

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 chimney in one…

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 hijacked by Mother…

Time

Time

From the Editor | July 9, 2015 Someone once said that time is fluid. I thought about that as I walked through the park during the Fourth of July activities…

Union Chapel: Little Written History, but Big Heart

Union Chapel: Little Written History, but Big Heart

The beginnings of Union Chapel Church started in August of 1898. Pioneer residents of the community, Thomas V. Hill and Henry Lane, conceived the idea of holding a meeting in…

Olivet Christian Church: A Community of Continuing Faith and Devotion for the Last 185 Years

Olivet Christian Church: A Community of Continuing Faith and Devotion for the Last 185 Years

One might say that Ralls County has some of the most devout Christians of any county around. Some of these devout Christians can be found at Olivet Christian Church of…

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