Viking halts plans to offer cruises on Mississippi River
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Viking halts plans to offer cruises on Mississippi River

Viking Cruises has put on hold its plans to offer Mississippi River cruises within the next few years. Hannibal city officials, who hoped the plans would come to fruition, were recently notified of the company's decision.

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Family's elaborate Christmas displays now set up in Hannibal park
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Family's elaborate Christmas displays now set up in Hannibal park

Mike and Donna Coons' yard was a holiday destination for 32 years. The couple thinned out their collection of holiday displays - many of which they built themselves - and gave some to their children and grandchildren. The remaining light displays were donated to the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department.

Amanda Lewis crowned Miss Hannibal
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Amanda Lewis crowned Miss Hannibal

Amanda Lewis of Palmyra was crowned Miss Hannibal Saturday night as the scholarship pageant of the same name wrapped up at Hannibal High School Auditorium. Rylee Inghram, Palmyra and Cheyenne Smith, Hannibal were outstanding teens.

Death penalty not being sought for former Hannibal man charged in deadly police shooting
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Death penalty not being sought for former Hannibal man charged in deadly police shooting

A man accused of killing a St. Louis County police officer in 2016 will not face the death penalty. A judge on Friday set the first-degree murder trial for 19-year-old Trenton Forster for Feb. 4, 2019.

Upcoming China ban on plastics affects Hannibal recycling business
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Upcoming China ban on plastics affects Hannibal recycling business

2 Rivers Industries no longer accepts for recycling five types of plastics used in everyday items. The ban on plastic numbers 3 through 7 took effect Monday.

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FACT encourages people to enroll in ACA health insurance

Families and Communities Together in Hannibal wants to remind people there is still time to enroll in 2018 health insurance. The Affordable Care Act is in place for 2018, and almost everyone must have health insurance or pay a fee.

Workshop aims to generate ideas to create a healthier Hannibal
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Workshop aims to generate ideas to create a healthier Hannibal

Hannibal-area residents are invited to attend a free workshop to generate ideas that will help make Hannibal a better and healthier place. The unnamed workshop will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Hannibal Quality Inn and Suites.

Former Mark Twain Boyhood Home director to lead Hannibal bicentennial event
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Former Mark Twain Boyhood Home director to lead Hannibal bicentennial event

The almost two-month search for a Bicentennial Steering Committee event director to handle Hannibal's bicentennial celebration in 2019 is over. The Hannibal City Council appointed Cindy Lovell to the position Tuesday.

Quincy, Hannibal Hardee's restaurants abruptly close
Business

Quincy, Hannibal Hardee's restaurants abruptly close

Tri-State fans of Hardee's now have two fewer options in getting a fast-food fix. The Hardee's restaurant at 12th and Jefferson in Quincy and the Hardee's at 4729 McMasters Ave. in Hannibal, Mo., abruptly closed Monday.

Second man charged in Hannibal shooting
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Second man charged in Hannibal shooting

A second man has been arrested and charged in the Wednesday shooting of a Hannibal man. Hannibal police had sought Myron S. Mahaney of Hannibal in the shooting of Earnest Robinson.