United Way of the Mark Twain Area recognized a successful 2016 on Wednesday at its 65th annual meeting.
The Marion County Commission took steps Tuesday to update the Sheriff's Department fleet of squad cars. The vehicles will be acquired from Lovegreen Motors of Palmyra at prices specified through a state bidding program.
The Hannibal Board of Public Works' diesel generator project is underway, and the expected completion date is in April, which would be before peak spring and summer energy use.
Tony Kincaid of Kahoka, Mo., is going a step further, beyond his annual "Kids vs. Fish" tournament. Kincaid is organizing a chili cook-off in March to benefit kids with autism.
Hannibal residents soon will have a maximum of 10 days to remove commercial, unlicensed or junk vehicles from residential neighborhood streets and lawns.
A Hannibal man already in jail awaiting a burglary trial is facing more charges in connection with vandalism of a cemetery headstone.
Four juveniles, ranging in age from 13 to 15, were arrested in connection with a Feb. 13 burglary of the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.
A semitruck traveling on Mo. 168 just north of Hannibal went off the road and overturned Monday, spilling the chemical it was carrying. Mo. 168 is a winding road with hardly any shoulder. John Hark, director of Hannibal and Marion County Emergency Management, is worried that more trucks will overturn while traveling on the highway.
Gailya McElroy, a Hannibal High School graduate, returned to her hometown Sunday to talk about how the Hannibal community prepared her for success both in her personal life and her career.