Staff Writer

Ashley Szatala

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Ashley Szatala joined The Herald-Whig Newsroom as a staff writer in September 2016. Her primary responsibilities include covering Missouri region news and features. An Ohio native, Ashley received her Bachelor of Journalism in 2015 and will receive her Master of Arts from the University of Missouri – Missouri School of Journalism in December 2016. Ashley has vast editorial and design experience and most recently worked as the assistant news editor for the Columbia Missourian before coming to the Herald-Whig.

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Hannibal News

Hannibal Regional named among best places to work in health care

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System was one of three Missouri health care organizations to be named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." It is the first time the hospital system has won this award.

Hannibal council approves measure to create jobs
Hannibal News

Hannibal council approves measure to create jobs

The Hannibal City Council had one goal in mind - job creation - when it approved a plan Tuesday to create a central stormwater detention basin in the Hannibal Lakeside Technology Park.

Juneteenth a lesson in overcoming adversity
Hannibal News

Juneteenth a lesson in overcoming adversity

More than 200 people gathered together at Jim's Journey: Huck Finn Freedom Center to remember the emancipation of African-American slaves and celebrate African-American culture during the 20th annual Juneteenth celebration.

Father's Day breakfast gets people interested in aviation
Quincy News

Father's Day breakfast gets people interested in aviation

The local Experimental Aircraft Association held its annual Father's Day fly-in/drive-in breakfast on Sunday. Families could enjoy pancakes and sausage, and youth ages 8 through 17 could fly in an airplane, free of charge.

Quincy News

Future of auto club's car show is uncertain after closing of Antique Auto Museum

Tri-State residents had the opportunity to attend Sunday what is being called the last Mississippi Valley Historic Auto Club Father's Day car show. Sunday's show marked its 50th year of being held.

Police & Courts

Kahoka teen injured after Clark County crash

Brooklyn N. Norton, 17, of Kahoka, Mo., suffered minor injuries after her vehicle overturned several times around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Police & Courts

Scotland County man killed in Clark County accident

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that William C. See, 24, of Gorin, Mo., was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle overturned multiple times around midnight on Sunday.

You know the famous characters, but how well do you know their costumes?
Hannibal News

You know the famous characters, but how well do you know their costumes?

Hannibal's Tom and Becky ambassadors are instantly recognizable in their 1800s period clothing, but behind the bonnets and wide-rimmed hats are women who transform modern-day seventh-graders into the beloved Mark Twain characters.

Hannibal News

20th annual Juneteenth celebration set for Monday

The Juneteenth celebration will involve a free movie screening, scavenger hunt, cooking demonstration, cookout and Jim's Journey museum tours.

Artist opens gallery, realizes dream after other career paths
Hannibal News

Artist opens gallery, realizes dream after other career paths

Milly Johnson describes pursuing her passion for art as the reverse of what people typically do. She wanted to go to art school after graduating high school, but she instead went to beauty school.