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