Hannibal News

Hannibal commended by auditors for several financial strengths; board member resigns

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.

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Philanthropists to be honored during Community Foundation's gala
Illinois News

Philanthropists to be honored during Community Foundation's gala

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.

Missouri News

Scotland County cited for a single infraction in recent state audit

A single "significant deficiency" was found in a recent state audit of Scotland County's finances.

Missouri News

Canton aldermen considering incentive plan to attract new police officers

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.

Walker joins race for Missouri Senate seat vacated by Munzlinger
Elections

Walker joins race for Missouri Senate seat vacated by Munzlinger

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.

Hannibal Band Day features 28 Tri-State bands
Hannibal News

Hannibal Band Day features 28 Tri-State bands

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.

Hannibal City Council supports senior housing at old St. Elizabeth Hospital
Hannibal News

Hannibal City Council supports senior housing at old St. Elizabeth Hospital

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.

Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW plans extensive training for new board members

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.

Officials celebrate completion of road extension
Transportation

Officials celebrate completion of road extension

The Marion County Commission on Monday celebrated the completion of a transportation bypass just south of Palmyra's city limits.

Police & Courts

Memphis woman injured in one-car crash

A Memphis, Mo., woman suffered moderate injuries in a one-car crash around 4 p.m. Monday.

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