Weekend's Harvest Hootenanny kicks off fall season in Hannibal
Hannibal News

Weekend's Harvest Hootenanny kicks off fall season in Hannibal

Fall is fast-approaching, and the fifth annual Harvest Hootenanny will help kick off the season. The event, hosted by the Rotary Club of Hannibal, will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at the Mark Twain Cave Campgrounds, 300 Cave Hollow Road.

Local Government

Canton business owners will need occupational license starting Jan. 1

Business owners in Canton will be required to have an occupational license starting Jan. 1 under an ordinance adopted this week by the Board of Aldermen.

Fall pork chop dinner to held in Hannibal Friday
Hannibal News

Fall pork chop dinner to held in Hannibal Friday

Those who enjoy a good pork chop are in luck: The Early Bird Kiwanis Club of Hannibal will host its annual fall pork chop dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Y-Men's Pavilion, 100 Hill Street.

Hannibal man held on sodomy charges
Police & Courts

Hannibal man held on sodomy charges

A Hannibal man is facing statutory sodomy charges and is being held in the Marion County Jail. Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton said Eugene Clark Smith is accused of performing a sex act on a child under 14 years of age.

Police & Courts

Crash injures New London woman

A Monday night crash in Ralls County injured a New London, Mo., woman.

Local Government

Marion Commission appoints new member to planning and zoning body

The Marion County Commission has appointed a new Mason Township representaitve to serve on the county's planning and zoning body.

Police & Courts

Two injured when shutgun discharges, apparently accidentally

Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said his department is investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries to two people Sunday.

Missouri News

State audit report cites several 'significant deficiencies' in Pike County

The Missouri state auditor's office found several "significant deficiencies" in an audit of Pike County's financial practices for the two-year period ending Dec. 31, 2016.

Search of home near Bowling Green leads to drug charges
Police & Courts

Search of home near Bowling Green leads to drug charges

A Pike County man is in jail after sheriff's deputies reportedly found drugs in an apartment when they served a search warrant Saturday, according to a Pike County Sheriff's Department news release.

National Cave convention heads to Hannibal for first time since 1979
Hannibal News

National Cave convention heads to Hannibal for first time since 1979

Members of the National Caves Association will be traveling to Hannibal Sept. 18 through 22 for the association's 52nd annual convention. It marks the first time since 1979 that the association has held its convention at the Mark Twain Cave Complex.

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