Longtime fireworks stand in Alexandria going out of business
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Longtime fireworks stand in Alexandria going out of business

A fireworks business operating in Alexandria for 70 years is quietly going by the wayside. Mi-Lor Fireworks has survived tornadoes, floods and attacks by thieves. But it couldn't withstand Doris White's desire for retirement.

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Hannibal News

Break out the straw hat, bonnet and paint brush for 62nd annual National Tom Sawyer Days

Hang out with Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher and participate in their favorite activities when Hannibal's largest festival returns this week. The 62nd annual National Tom Sawyer Days officially kicks off Friday and continues through the Fourth of July.

Hannibal native publishes debut novel, draws literary inspiration from Mark Twain
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Hannibal native publishes debut novel, draws literary inspiration from Mark Twain

Hannibal native Melissa Scholes Young publishes her debut novel, "Flood," on June 27. Her book is set in Hannibal and explores the question of what happens if you need to go home after wanting to flee the small town where you grew up.

Crowds turn out for beer, music at Fiesta del Sol
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Crowds turn out for beer, music at Fiesta del Sol

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Bridget Fohey of Papavero Boutique thought running her stand at the Fiesta del Sol was a great way to spend a Saturday. "I'm sitting here, listening to music, drinking beer and making some money," Fohey said as she greeted customers lookin

Area levee districts defend the height of their levees
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Area levee districts defend the height of their levees

Representatives of several levee districts in the Quincy area are taking exception to claims that their levees are higher than what's authorized and contribute to flooding elsewhere along the Mississippi River.

Police & Courts

ATV rider seriously injured in Monroe County

An Arizona man suffered serious injuries after the ATV he was driving overturned near Holliday, Mo.

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Rider thrown from motorcycle that struck deer

A motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike when he struck a deer early Saturday.

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ATV flips onto operator at New London

A Ralls County man was injured when an all-terrain vehicle flipped onto him early Saturday.

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Hannibal man hurt when car overturns

A Hannibal man suffered serious injuries after the car he was driving overturned.

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Two Monroe County men face drug charges

Two men are being held in the Monroe County Jail facing felony drug charges after an investigation that began last week.

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