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