Mrs. United States surprises daughter of missing Hannibal woman
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Mrs. United States surprises daughter of missing Hannibal woman

Alexandria Johnston, 8, usually plans the anniversary events in memory of her mother, Christina Whittaker. This Sunday was no different. But the event ended in a huge surprise for Alexandria when Mrs. United States 2017 Lauren Ziegler attended the gathering in New London, Mo.

Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign
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Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign

Susan and Jay Johnson, both Hannibal educators, are this year's 2017 Tree of Lights campaign co-chairs. The Hannibal Salvation Army hopes to raise $100,000, which will be used to assist families in Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Monroe and Shelby counties.

HLGU professor receives second Fulbright grant
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HLGU professor receives second Fulbright grant

A Hannibal-LaGrange University history professor has been awarded his second Fulbright Scholar grant to assist him in researching colonists who moved to the Ceded Islands.

Police & Courts

Minor injury reported after SUV crashes into Tom Boland Ford building

A Hannibal man was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries after a SUV crashed through a plate glass window Saturday afternoon at Tom Boland Ford.

Judge rules against cameras in Hannibal man's murder trial
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Judge rules against cameras in Hannibal man's murder trial

Cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom during the Timothy Brokes murder trial. Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd made the ruling Thursday saying it would "materially interfere with the rights of the parties to a fair trial."

Criminal justice students use firearms training simulator
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Criminal justice students use firearms training simulator

Hannibal-LaGrange University criminal justice students learned firsthand the difference a matter of seconds can make in situations involving a person with a weapon.

Ed Asner to perform comedic one-man play in Hannibal
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Ed Asner to perform comedic one-man play in Hannibal

Seven-time Emmy Award-winning actor Ed Asner will visit Hannibal in January for one show only of his one-man comedic stage reading of "A Man and His Prostate." The play is written by nine-time Emmy Award-winner Ed Weinberger.

Hannibal man charged in 2016 murder returns to Marion County custody after parole in separate case
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Hannibal man charged in 2016 murder returns to Marion County custody after parole in separate case

The Hannibal man charged in the 2016 shooting death of a Hannibal woman has been paroled from the Missouri Department of Corrections after completing a prison sentence for a previous drug conviction.

Mulligan Brothers return to Hannibal for fundraising show
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Mulligan Brothers return to Hannibal for fundraising show

The Mulligan Brothers will perform Saturday night at the Mark Twain Brewing Company, 422 North Main Street, Hannibal. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music by Esther Moore starting at 7 p.m. and music by the Mulligan Brothers at 8 p.m.

Hannibal School Board elects new member to fill board vacancy
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Hannibal School Board elects new member to fill board vacancy

Perseverance has paid off for one of seven candidates who applied to fill the Hannibal Board of Education vacancy left by Terry Sampson in early October. Four of six board members voted to elect Ryan Rapp during a special meeting Wednesday.