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.
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.
The Marion County Commission has appointed a new Mason Township representaitve to serve on the county's planning and zoning body.
Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said his department is investigating a shooting that resulted in injuries to two people Sunday.
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.
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.
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.