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.
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 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.
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
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.