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.
Six local philanthropic individuals, families and organizations will be honored Nov. 4 at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri.
A single "significant deficiency" was found in a recent state audit of Scotland County's finances.
The Canton Board of Aldermen is considering a program designed to encourage young police officers to work in the small community for at least three years."We've had difficulty attracting and retaining officers," Mayor Jarrod Phillips said this week.
Missouri Rep. Nate Walker is running for the state Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Brian Munzlinger in January 2019. Walker, 65, is the fourth Republican to announce his campaign for the 18th District seat.
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.