Palmyra man makes, sells his potato cutter in the U.S., internationally
Missouri News

Palmyra man makes, sells his potato cutter in the U.S., internationally

Terry Moon didn't train as a chef, but he's helping those in the food industry. The Palmyra resident is the maker and seller of a ribbon potato cutter sold both in the U.S. and abroad.

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Amanda Lewis crowned Miss Hannibal
Hannibal News

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.

Each year store becomes a Christmas shopping wonderland for kids
Missouri News

Each year store becomes a Christmas shopping wonderland for kids

Every holiday season -- from the day after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve -- an antique store in LaGrange becomes the "Christmas Shop for Kids."

Your Turn/Rich Stilley
Your Turn

Your Turn/Rich Stilley

Rich Stilley, 51, is the business manager for the Hannibal School District. He and his wife, Stephanie, have three daughters, and Hannibal has become his adopted hometown.

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

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.

Local Government

City of Palmyra facing 40 percent hike in health insurance premium

The city of Palmyra is facing a 40 percent increase in employee health insurance costs for 2018. "There's nothing we can do about it," 2nd Ward council member Nathan Miller said at Thursday night's City Council meeting.

Upcoming China ban on plastics affects Hannibal recycling business
Business

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.

Hannibal News

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.

Palmyra Chamber seeks nominations for awards
Missouri News

Palmyra Chamber seeks nominations for awards

The Palmyra Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the organization's annual awards program.

Police & Courts

Two injured in one-vehicle crash east of Kahoka

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 2007 Buick Rendezvous driven by Joseph A. Selmon, 24, of Kahoka, was traveling west on U.S. 136, 2 miles east of Kahoka at 7:45 p.m. when he fell asleep, drove off the right side of the road and hit an embankment.

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