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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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'They're just like family': Thousands turn out to watch Clark County Mule Festival Video included

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Mule aficionados from across the country convened at the Clark County Fairgrounds Sunday for the third and final day of the 29th annual Clark County Mule Festival. Spectators filled the grandstand to watch riders and their donkey-horse hybrids compete in a variety of games and events like the adapted version of musical chairs. More>>

Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

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Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.

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'It's a long-term thing': Bethel farmer with brain injury continues working with help from Missouri program Video included

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BETHEL, Mo. -- Chris Allen remembers coming to in a hallway at the Rusk Rehabilitation Center in Columbia in the midst of the medical staff's conversation. "They were talking about this poor guy who had a hemorrhagic... More>>

Salt River, North Fabius bridges to be repaired starting Monday

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Work on two Northeast Missouri bridges is scheduled to start Monday. The Salt River Bridge on U.S. 61 just north of New London, Mo., in Ralls County will be limited to one lane for 10 days. The repairs include the... More>>

Two DWI arrests made at sobriety checkpoints in Scotland, Knox counties

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MACON, Mo.-- The Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted two impaired driving details in two northeast Missouri counties Saturday, Sept. 6. Eight-four vehicles were checked in Scotland County at a sobriety checkpoint at... More>>

Liberty farmer says he's 'one of the lucky ones'

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LIBERTY, Ill. -- Randy Sims had his morning all planned out. Haul a load of corn. Get new tires on the semi. Pick up a load of lime. Unload the lime. Head home for lunch. "I never got home to lunch," Sims said. ... More>>

Family Fun Day in Palmyra moved from Fourth of July weekend to Sept. 20

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PALMYRA, Mo. -- July heat and coinciding summer activities have prompted a seasonal move for the third annual Family Fun Day in Palmyra. Chairman Mary Schaible said she opted to push the event from the Fourth of July... More>>

'Tough choices had to be made': Nixon explains school funding fight during visit to Highland

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon stressed to Highland Junior-Senior High School students Thursday they face tough educational standards and global workforce competition, but students returned the pressure by asking the governor about withholding education funding and a potential presidential bid. More>>

Lewis County Sheriff seeks help after musical equipment is taken from Ewing concert hall

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EWING, Mo. -- The Lewis County Sheriff's Department is seeking information about a burglary that happened early Thursday at the Ridge Runner Jamboree concert hall in Ewing. A news release from Lewis County Sheriff... More>>

Fire severely damages Hannibal home

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A small home in the 900 block of Fulton Avenue was severely damaged by fire Thursday morning, but no one was injured. The occupant, Debra Wilson, was not at home when the fire was reported to the... More>>

Mark Twain Casino facing $7,500 fine for not fixing promotional glitch

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The Missouri Gaming Commission is proposing disciplinary action against Mark Twain Casino for failing to fix a technical problem with the way slot machine points were credited to patrons' accounts during two special promotions last year. More>>

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  • Hannibal public schools see fourth straight year of enrollment gains

    Hannibal public schools see fourth straight year of enrollment gains

    Thursday, September 18 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-09-18 14:03:09 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School District recorded its fourth consecutive year of enrollment increases in 2014-2015, building off a major slump in 2010-2011. Superintendent Susan Johnson announced enrollment figures...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School District recorded its fourth consecutive year of enrollment increases in 2014-15, building off a major slump in 2010-11. Superintendent Susan Johnson announced enrollment figures at...
  • Two Hannibal men injured in crash

    Two Hannibal men injured in crash

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-09-17 23:06:51 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Two Hannibal men were injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon just outside of Hannibal's city limits. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, James. L. Keith, 28, was...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Two Hannibal men were injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon just outside of Hannibal's city limits. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, James. L. Keith, 28, was...
  • Hannibal Police Department to retire police dog Charger because of health issues

    Hannibal Police Department to retire police dog Charger because of health issues

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-09-17 13:42:43 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal City Council voted Tuesday to retire a 7-year-old Hannibal Police Department canine and release him to his partner. Police Chief Lyndell Davis said German shepherd Charger is suffering from...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal City Council voted Tuesday to retire a 7-year-old Hannibal Police Department canine and release him to his partner. Police Chief Lyndell Davis said German shepherd Charger is suffering from...
  • Discover Nature program teaches youngsters about fishing

    Discover Nature program teaches youngsters about fishing

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-09-17 13:21:41 GMT
    With a string and hook in hand, Missouri Department of Conservation volunteer Quintin Heaton asked a group of youngsters gathered at the Clover Road Christian Church pond a question that would set off the rest of the evening. "Who's ready to learn?" he asked. The students, ages 7 to 15, were about to begin the second of four fishing lessons sponsored by the MDC's Discover Nature program.
    With a string and hook in hand, Missouri Department of Conservation volunteer Quintin Heaton asked a group of youngsters gathered at the Clover Road Christian Church pond a question that would set off the rest of the evening. "Who's ready to learn?" he asked. The students, ages 7 to 15, were about to begin the second of four fishing lessons sponsored by the MDC's Discover Nature program.
  • Hannibal City Council approves purchase of fire engine

    Hannibal City Council approves purchase of fire engine

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-17 13:19:56 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal City Council greenlighted the purchase of a multimillion-dollar fire engine Tuesday after concerns over the outcome of last week's Missouri Legislature veto session seemed to lessen. The...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal City Council greenlighted the purchase of a multimillion-dollar fire engine Tuesday after concerns over the outcome of last week's Missouri Legislature veto session seemed to lessen. The...
  • Clark County Mule Festival set for Sept. 19-21

    Clark County Mule Festival set for Sept. 19-21

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:45:37 GMT
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Mike Schantz said making good mules requires three things: a good mare, a good jack and plenty of time with the donkey-horse hybrids. "The more you work with them, the more they become one with you," he...
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Mike Schantz said making good mules requires three things: a good mare, a good jack and plenty of time with the donkey-horse hybrids. "The more you work with them, the more they become one with you," he...
  • Canton teen injured when car runs off U.S. 61 south of Taylor

    Canton teen injured when car runs off U.S. 61 south of Taylor

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:36:24 GMT
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- A Canton driver was slightly injured in a one-car accident at 7:05 p.m. Monday on U.S. 61 at Mo. 6, two miles south of Taylor. Julius M. Cottrell, 18, was taken by Marion County Ambulance to Blessing...
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- A Canton driver was slightly injured in a one-car accident at 7:05 p.m. Monday on U.S. 61 at Mo. 6, two miles south of Taylor. Julius M. Cottrell, 18, was taken by Marion County Ambulance to Blessing...
  • Happy feet, every week: Seniors have flocked to Admiral Coontz center for weekly dances for 40 years

    Happy feet, every week: Seniors have flocked to Admiral Coontz center for weekly dances for 40 years

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:35:02 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. An old country song cuts through the humidity in the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center on a recent Wednesday, as it has for nearly 40 years. The stickiness doesn't seem to bother Russell Heindselman....
    HANNIBAL, Mo. An old country song cuts through the humidity in the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center on a recent Wednesday, as it has for nearly 40 years. The stickiness doesn't seem to bother Russell Heindselman....
  • Hannibal teen charged with theft, assaulting officer

    Hannibal teen charged with theft, assaulting officer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:06:34 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal woman was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly assaulted a police officer. A news release from the Hannibal Police Department said Breanna M. Sparks, 18, was arrested after police were...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal woman was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly assaulted a police officer. A news release from the Hannibal Police Department said Breanna M. Sparks, 18, was arrested after police were...
  • Northeast Missouri man charged in stabbing death of his service dog

    Northeast Missouri man charged in stabbing death of his service dog

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:11:03 GMT
    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A northeast Missouri man is charged with animal abuse for allegedly stabbing a pit bull to death. The Kirksville Daily Express reports that 29-year-old Jeffrey Lynn Vance of Kirksville is jailed on the felony charge.
    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. (AP) - A northeast Missouri man is charged with animal abuse for allegedly stabbing a pit bull to death. The Kirksville Daily Express reports that 29-year-old Jeffrey Lynn Vance of Kirksville is jailed on the felony charge.
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  • Christian message finds young audience at clowning workshop in Palmyra

    Christian message finds young audience at clowning workshop in Palmyra

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:55:40 GMT
    The Rev. Randy Christensen spent Sunday morning clowning around with friends at Mission Hill Baptist Church, but that's hardly unusual for the Minnesota-based pastor. Christensen and a troupe of brightly dressed cohorts performed for the Palmyra church's youngest parishioners to mark the completion of a four-day clowning workshop.
    The Rev. Randy Christensen spent Sunday morning clowning around with friends at Mission Hill Baptist Church, but that's hardly unusual for the Minnesota-based pastor. Christensen and a troupe of brightly dressed cohorts performed for the Palmyra church's youngest parishioners to mark the completion of a four-day clowning workshop.
  • Hannibal man injured in motorcycle crash on Route MM

    Hannibal man injured in motorcycle crash on Route MM

    Sunday, September 14 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-09-14 04:42:26 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries Saturday evening when he left the road and was thrown from the bike. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Steven Watkins, 28, of Hannibal, was driving...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries Saturday evening when he left the road and was thrown from the bike. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Steven Watkins, 28, of Hannibal, was driving...
  • Contestants sought for Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain pageants

    Contestants sought for Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain pageants

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:12 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:12:34 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Organizers are seeking contestants for the 35th annual Miss Hannibal and Miss Mark Twain pageants later this fall. Director Barbara Stewart said participants will interpret in their presentations the...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Organizers are seeking contestants for the 35th annual Miss Hannibal and Miss Mark Twain pageants later this fall. Director Barbara Stewart said participants will interpret in their presentations the...
  • U.S. 61/24 interchange, bridge work expected this week

    U.S. 61/24 interchange, bridge work expected this week

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:09 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:09:20 GMT
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Parts of U.S. 61 and U.S. 24 will be limited to one lane during work hours this week for repair of the interchange of the two highways west of West Quincy, as well as the North River and North Fabius River...
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Parts of U.S. 61 and U.S. 24 will be limited to one lane during work hours this week for repair of the interchange of the two highways west of West Quincy, as well as the North River and North Fabius River...
  • Hannibal driver injured in pickup crash on Route T

    Hannibal driver injured in pickup crash on Route T

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:08:34 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal woman suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash south of town on Friday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Mara McReynolds, 52, was driving north on Route T...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal woman suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash south of town on Friday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Mara McReynolds, 52, was driving north on Route T...
  • 'Hollywood Snapshots' outlines Hannibal man's career as publicist

    'Hollywood Snapshots' provides photographic insight to Hannibal man's career as publicist

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:03 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:03:09 GMT
    The late Steve McQueen was one of Mike Marx’s favorite acquaintances during his time in Hollywood working as a publicist. Marx’s book consists of pictures he took of some of the stars he worked with. (Photo Courtesy of Mike Marx).The late Steve McQueen was one of Mike Marx’s favorite acquaintances during his time in Hollywood working as a publicist. Marx’s book consists of pictures he took of some of the stars he worked with. (Photo Courtesy of Mike Marx).
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mike Marx said he was encouraged by a friend to put "Hollywood Snapshots" together. It's a good thing he listened. The soft-cover booklet, about the size of an old-fashion phone book, is now in its...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mike Marx said he was encouraged by a friend to put "Hollywood Snapshots" together. It's a good thing he listened. The soft-cover booklet, about the size of an old-fashion phone book, is now in its...
  • Missouri veto override allows schools to arm teachers, adminstrators

    Missouri veto override allows schools to arm teachers, adminstrators

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:52:34 GMT
    Missouri school districts may now authorize teachers and administrators to carry concealed firearms in schools, but at least two Northeast Missouri superintendents say the measure needs more consideration. The Missouri...
    Missouri school districts may now authorize teachers and administrators to carry concealed firearms in schools, but at least two Northeast Missouri superintendents say the measure needs more consideration. The Missouri...
  • Pike County Memorial Hospital to add radiology services

    Pike County Memorial Hospital to add radiology services

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:53:07 GMT
    BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Pike County Memorial Hospital will soon add radiology services to those offered at its Eastern Missouri Health Services office in Bowling Green. Chief Operating Officer Justin Selle said the...
    BOWLING GREEN, Mo. -- Pike County Memorial Hospital will soon add radiology services to those offered at its Eastern Missouri Health Services office in Bowling Green. Chief Operating Officer Justin Selle said the...
  • Ralls County Electric Cooperative getting $3.14 million loan from USDA for upgrades

    Ralls County Electric Cooperative getting $3.14 million loan from USDA for upgrades

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:25:48 GMT
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a Northeast Missouri electric cooperative a multimillion-dollar loan through an initiative designed to improve power delivery in rural areas. The Ralls...
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a Northeast Missouri electric cooperative a multimillion-dollar loan through an initiative designed to improve power delivery in rural areas. The Ralls...
  • No more overweight vehicles allowed on Champ Clark bridge

    No more overweight vehicles allowed on Champ Clark bridge

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-09-12 14:15:51 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- The U.S. 54 Mississippi River Bridge, also known as the Champ Clark Bridge, at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons. "This is a legal load, but overweight vehicles will no...
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- The U.S. 54 Mississippi River Bridge, also known as the Champ Clark Bridge, at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons. "This is a legal load, but overweight vehicles will no...
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  • QSFA hopes mall event will help promote local arts programs

    QSFA hopes mall event will help promote local arts programs

    Monday, September 22 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-09-22 18:27:25 GMT
    Lenny Bart wants to put a new twist on what was a Quincy tradition. For 25 years, Arts/Quincy Riverfest was a September fixture on the riverfront, but poor weather and funding problems eventually led to the event's...
    Lenny Bart wants to put a new twist on what was a Quincy tradition. For 25 years, Arts/Quincy Riverfest was a September fixture on the riverfront, but poor weather and funding problems eventually led to the event's...
  • Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

    Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

    Monday, September 22 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-09-22 17:18:53 GMT
    Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.
    Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.

  • Off-duty Blessing nurse comes to aid of man suffering from heart condition

    Off-duty Blessing nurse comes to aid of man suffering from heart condition

    Monday, September 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-09-22 14:21:27 GMT
    Tim Fuller feels lucky to be alive. Fuller, a retired employee of the Peoria County Sheriff's Department who now lives in Quincy, was mowing the lawn of a friend on Aug. 21 along North 24th Street when he lost consciousness and fell off a riding lawn mower. Diana Weatherford, a nurse on Blessing Hospital's cardiovascular operating room team, was driving by when she saw Fuller on the ground.
    Tim Fuller feels lucky to be alive. Fuller, a retired employee of the Peoria County Sheriff's Department who now lives in Quincy, was mowing the lawn of a friend on Aug. 21 along North 24th Street when he lost consciousness and fell off a riding lawn mower. Diana Weatherford, a nurse on Blessing Hospital's cardiovascular operating room team, was driving by when she saw Fuller on the ground.
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  • Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:24:24 GMT
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
  • Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:08:48 GMT
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
  • Birck becomes King of the Bullring for a day after outlasting sports mods field

    Birck becomes King of the Bullring for a day after outlasting sports mods field

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:06:05 GMT
    The last time Adam Birck won a feature at Quincy Raceways, it was in a class that no longer exists. Birck ended an eight-year feature victory famine Sunday night when he won the most prestigious race of his career...
    The last time Adam Birck won a feature at Quincy Raceways, it was in a class that no longer exists. Birck ended an eight-year feature victory famine Sunday night when he won the most prestigious race of his career...
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  • VIDEO: Clark County Mule Festival

    VIDEO: Clark County Mule Festival

     Two participants compete in the "Monkey in a Tree" event at the Clark County Mule Festival in Kahoka, Mo.

     Two participants compete in the "Monkey in a Tree" event at the Clark County Mule Festival in Kahoka, Mo.

  • VIDEO: Missouri AgrAbility

    VIDEO: Missouri AgrAbility

     Chris Allen talks about what the Missouri AgrAbility Project has meant to him since he suffered an aneurysm and stroke in 2010. Trying to get back to work on the farm after the setback, Allen realized he would need some help.

     Chris Allen talks about what the Missouri AgrAbility Project has meant to him since he suffered an aneurysm and stroke in 2010. Trying to get back to work on the farm after the setback, Allen realized he would need some help.

  • VIDEO: Five Miler

    VIDEO: Five Miler

    This year's race featured both wind and high water. At the start of the race, some participants worried about tipping.

    This year's race featured both wind and high water. At the start of the race, some participants worried about tipping.


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  • Palmyra Legion to host hog roast Sept. 20 for man injured in ATV accident

    Palmyra Legion to host hog roast Sept. 20 for man injured in ATV accident

    Saturday, September 20 2014 2:03 AM EDT2014-09-20 06:03:47 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- A benefit will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 in the American Legion Hall for Donnie Martin. The hog roast starts at 6 p.m. The live auction starts about 8 p.m. Martin was seriously injured earlier this...
    A hog roast benefit will be held Saturday in the American Legion Hall for Donnie Martin. The hog roast starts at 6 p.m. The live auction starts about 8 p.m. Martin was injured this year in a four-wheeler accident. He...
  • Unity's class of 1974 to hold reunion Sept. 27

    Unity's class of 1974 to hold reunion Sept. 27

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:53:35 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- Unity High School's class of 1974 will hold its 40-year class reunion Sept. 27 at Mendon's Diner and Tap. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. ...
    MENDON, Ill. -- Unity High School's class of 1974 will hold its 40-year class reunion Sept. 27 at Mendon's Diner and Tap. The event will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7. ...
  • Hannibal Clinic to host drug take-back Sept. 23

    Hannibal Clinic to host drug take-back Sept. 23

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:43 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:43:50 GMT
    HANNIBAL – Hannibal Clinic is teaming up with the Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a drug take-back from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the clinic, 100 Medical...
    HANNIBAL – Hannibal Clinic is teaming up with the Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a drug take-back from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the clinic, 100 Medical...
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