Chloe Mitchell, 16, set up a Happiness Wall Sunday in the public garden space next to Hannibal Trolley Company. Throughout the afternoon, passersby could write down ideas to share happiness with others and pin them to the bright-orange makeshift wall.
Joyce Graham took hundreds of pictures while in Paris, but when she returned home to Hannibal, one picture in particular made her pause. A building in that picture is what inspired Graham to write her own Paris guidebook.
Local historian Lisa Marks has always loved antiques and vintage items, and she was an antiques dealer in St. Louis before moving to Hannibal in 2009. She'll re-entery the antiques businesss when she opens up Main Street Vintage Market downtown.
Jim Upchurch of Canton, who spent his career in industrial arts, has become a coppersmith in his retirement years.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, based in Columbia, recently announced in its 2017 Accomplishments Report that 61 percent of food distributed to area pantries last year was fresh. The number is a record amount for the Food Bank.
Several foster children in Marion and Shelby counties have benefited over the past two months from a new nonprofit in the area. Birthday Blessings has been handing out duffle bags filled with party supplies, gifts and other items to brighten the kids' bir
Clark County R-1 High School's band is slated to perform in New York City's gala St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday.
Palmyra R-1 Superintendent Kirt Malone voiced concern this week about a legislative proposal to expand charter schools in Missouri.
A camper was destroyed when a grass fire got out of control around 5:45 p.m. Thursday south of Hannibal in Ralls County.
At the request of defense counsel, the Missouri Court of Appeals has ordered the dismissal of an appeal of former Hannibal resident Andrew Crook's sodomy conviction.