Guy Randolph is ready for a new start. He had just gotten released from jail a few days ago and needed some help rebuilding his life. Fortunately, his release coincided with the third annual Project Community Connect.
A fire at a vacant house Thursday morning in Hannibal appears to have been set intentionally.
Seven Hannibal residents were arrested Wednesday after the Hannibal Police Department served two search warrants at a duplex on Homestead Road.
The Hannibal School District's annual financial audit resulted in an "average" rating. Auditors indicated Hannibal had "sound financial practices," and the district's financial strengths outnumbered its financial concerns.
The area where Grand Avenue ends behind Warren Barrett Drive is unassuming to passers-by for 364 days a year. But for one day in October, the grassy area teems with hundreds of junior high and high school youth warming up for Hannibal Band Day.
The Hannibal City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday supporting Hill Tide Partners and Belmont Development Co. converting the former St. Elizabeth Hospital into apartments for seniors.
With three out of four Hannibal Board of Public Works Board members being installed within the past several months, the BPW is taking steps to get the new members up to speed on a number of topics.
More than 100 exhibitors will fill downtown Hannibal Saturday and Sunday for the 41st annual Folklife Festival, sponsored by the Hannibal Arts Council.
For those who are needing assistance, more than 100 volunteers and 50 organizations aim to help. The third annual Project Community Connect will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
Will Denish lives in Hannibal but works as a project manager in Quincy. For Denish and other YMCA members who work or travel to other Tri-State communities, a new program will eliminate the visitor's fee and welcome members from other area YMCA facilities