Hannibal resident went from school teacher to potential U.S. vice president
Hannibal News

Hannibal resident went from school teacher to potential U.S. vice president

The first full-term African-American U.S. senator has ties to Hannibal, and Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center capped off it's five-year anniversary celebration with a keynote address Sunday by the senator's descendant.

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First Campout free for new Cub Scouts

The Mississippi Valley Council Boy Scouts of America is inviting all new Cub Scouts to attend their first Campout for free. New boys and girls may attend either the Cubanapolis or Webelos Woods at no cost.

Quincy News

Luncheon for former St. Mary employees set for October 9

The annual luncheon for former employees of St. Mary Hospital will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at the Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State. The cost is $10 to attend, and reservations are required by Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Police & Courts

Three charged in Hannibal incidents

Three people were charged this weekend with various offenses, the Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton reports.

Police & Courts

Two injured in Monroe County crash

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday evening in Monroe County.

Police & Courts

Vehicles collide in Marion County crash

Two people suffered injuries in a two-vehicle crash Friday evening in Marion County.

Police & Courts

Hannibal man injured in Monroe City crash

A Hannibal, Mo., man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle crash Saturday morning in Ralls County.

Hannibal News

Lots of activities planned for HLGU's annual homecoming Oct. 5-6

Hannibal-LaGrange University has announced plans for its 2018 homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6.

Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989
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Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989

[Note]QUINCY -- Thousands of people in need have been helped by the Good News of Christmas campaign that was first sponsored by The Herald-Whig in 1989. Mary Winters, one of the key organizers, said the amazing story of the annual campaign is the people of

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin
Missouri News

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin

While Mary Lewton of Palmyra was attending the Hannibal Senior Expo last April, someone handed her a packet containing four pumpkin seeds. She planted one, and the result was amazing.