The Powerball jackpot has topped $400 million, and many in the area are looking to cash in on the massive windfall. Jenny Hutton, a cashier at the Ayerco at 24th and State, said she has seen a marked increase in ticket sales since the multistate Powerball crossed the $400 million mark.
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.
A hearing for a Quincy man facing robbery and theft charges in connection with the 2015 beating death of another Quincy man was continued to next week, when he is set to enter a negotiated plea.
The preliminary hearing for a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges has been continued to allow prosecutors more time to investigate. Kevin L. Bodi, 37, is facing two counts of sexual assault with force in connection with a Dec. 1, 2014, incident.
Medical officials on both sides of the Mississippi River say patients stand to benefit from a new affiliation agreement between Blessing Health System and Hannibal Clinic.
Chris Loos believes practice can make perfect in the kitchen. "Just doing it," the Camp Point woman said. "When you have a family, you've got to cook."
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.