Perry Receives Funding For Wastewater Treatment Facility

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development has invested over $2.75 million to improve the City of Perry’s wastewater treatment facility. The city will use a nearly $1.35 million loan and a $1.4 million dollar grant to upgrade the aging system that was constructed in the 1960s. The system does not currently meet the […]

Ralls County Investigates Poaching

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying someone suspected of poaching a deer in the area of Highway M early yesterday [Sunday] morning. According to the sheriff’s office, a witness reported seeing an 80s or 90s model white truck with no bed and no license plates. The vehicle left […]

Early Youth Deer Seasons Yields More Than 18,000 Statewide

The early portion of youth firearm deer season is complete and the Missouri Department of Conservation is reporting young hunters have harvested more than 18 thousand deer. In Audrain County 151 deer were taken over the weekend, 202 in Boone, 193 in Monroe County, 238 were harvested in Montgomery County, 176 in Ralls County, 185 […]

One Dead In Ralls County Crash

A Stoutsville man died in Ralls County yesterday afternoon [Friday] on Route D, 4 miles south of Perry. According to the highway patrol, 69 year old Guy Wuger suffered a medical issue while driving a 2009 Kenworth. He went off the left side of the roadway and struck a fence. The crash reports indicates Wuger’s […]

Highway Patrol Gives Safety Tips

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is encouraging Missourians to swim safe this summer. The Patrol has been called to investigate 28 drowning incidents so far this year. Troopers say Missouri’s lakes and rivers can include currents, drop-offs and floating debris that can make swimming more challenging. They continue by saying to never overestimate your swimming […]

Two Mark Twain Lake Beaches Open

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced  the John F. Spalding Beach and Indian Creek Beach have reopened, however, the beach at 107 remains closed, Both beaches have been cleared of debris and safety checks have been performed. Four lane boat ramps are in use with courtesy docks in palace at all except Ray Behrens. […]

One Dead In Audrain Crash

One person is injured and one has died after a car crash in Audrain County just before 5:00 yesterday [Monday] afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports it happened when 41 year old Bonnie Heying of Perry was traveling on U.S. 54 traveled off the right side of the road and hit a ditch before […]

Perry Man Hospitalized After Crash

A Perry man was hospitalized after a single vehicle crash on Route B, just south of Perry around 12:20 yesterday afternoon. [Thursday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 67 year old Russell Fierge traveled off the road and hit a culvert. Fierge was taken by ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital with what are described as […]