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.

Bylines

Hannibal News

BPW request for temporary restraining order on Prop 1 denied

A temporary restraining order requested by the Hannibal Board of Public Works to halt enforcement of Proposition 1 has been denied. Marion County Circuit Court Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd delivered the decision Monday.

Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW might get three years to remove ammonia from water

The Hannibal City Council gave a first reading Tuesday night to an ordinance that would allow the Hannibal Board of Public Works three years to remove ammonia from city drinking water, rather than the 90 days spelled out in the original ordinance.

Hannibal News

BPW to acquire tool to adjust manholes faster

Soon, it might not be so bumpy driving over worn manholes in Hannibal. The Hannibal Board of Public Works is looking at efficient ways to complete manhole adjustments, and it thinks it's found one.

Hannibal officers make drug arrest after search
Police & Courts

Hannibal officers make drug arrest after search

Two Hannibal residents were arrested Thursday after police searched a home in the 800 block of Hayward Street.

Illinois News

Plaques unveiled to recognize those who helped set up one-room schoolhouse museum

Visitors to the one-room schoolhouse museum at the Adams County Fairgrounds will notice a couple new items upon their next visit. The Retired Teachers Association unveiled two new plaques at the site's entrance Sunday.

America's Hometown Essentials expands within first two months
Hannibal News

America's Hometown Essentials expands within first two months

Hannibal's first downtown convenience store, previously housed on the corner of Bird and Third streets, re-opened at 218 N. Main St. on July 29.

Police & Courts

Quincy man killed, another hurt in one-vehicle crash

A Quincy man was killed and his passenger injured in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning on Locust Street.

Frank Lloyd Wright-style house opens for tours in Camp Point
Illinois News

Frank Lloyd Wright-style house opens for tours in Camp Point

The owner of a historic Frank Lloyd Wright-style home in Camp Point opened her house for tours for the first time Sunday in honor of its centennial. "The house is 100 years old, and it needed a birthday celebration," owner Peggy Houston said.

Hannibal News

New doughnut shop opens in Hannibal

When Dalyson Sorm found out there wasn't a doughnut shop in Hannibal and there hadn't been one for a while, he knew there was a market for him in America's Hometown.

Area's first school-based clinic in Hannibal costs district only a sidewalk, offers cost-saving health care
Hannibal News

Area's first school-based clinic in Hannibal costs district only a sidewalk, offers cost-saving health care

About five months ago, the idea of having a health clinic on the Hannibal School District campus was embryonic. But by the start of school, the on-site clinic will be operational, and Hannibal will be one of only a handful of school districts in Missouri