Hannibal News

Jim's Journey celebrates fifth anniversary this weekend

Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its opening with a slate of events set for this weekend.

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Police & Courts

Hannibal man charged after drug user overdoses

Kristopher Sponsler, 27, of Hannibal, was charged with delivery of a controlled substance this week, according to Marion County Prosecutor David Clayton.

New program provides free meals to Hannibal students in after-school activities
Education

New program provides free meals to Hannibal students in after-school activities

Douglass Community Services and the Hannibal School District are working together to help combat hunger. Any Hannibal Middle School and Hannibal High School student involved in after-school activities are eligible for a free brown bag meal to be eaten at

Two Illinois residents facing counterfeiting charges
Police & Courts

Two Illinois residents facing counterfeiting charges

Two Illinois residents were arrested Thursday in Hannibal, after police said they were passing counterfeit bills at area businesses.

Hannibal News

First Walk to End Alzheimer's in Hannibal has raised $15k

More than $15,000 has been raised by the Hannibal-area community for Alzheimer's care, support and research ahead of the Walk to End Alzheimer's Saturday in Hannibal.

Hannibal News

Annual Hannibal event celebrates diversity

The fourth annual Diversity Days will be held Friday and Saturday in downtown Hannibal. What started as an LGBTQ event now caters to a more diverse population.

Hannibal News

Second annual Taste of Twain offers samplings of wine, beer and food

The second annual Taste of Twain Wine, Food and Beer Festival returns 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home grounds.

Advertisements of old Hannibal businesses add artwork downtown, help celebrate bicentennial
Hannibal News

Advertisements of old Hannibal businesses add artwork downtown, help celebrate bicentennial

Visitors to downtown Hannibal might notice a new piece of artwork on the side of La Azotea Lounge at 323 N. Main St. Painted on the building is a bear standing against a barrel.

Jessica Kearns named Miss Hannibal
Hannibal News

Jessica Kearns named Miss Hannibal

Hannibal crowned new royalty Saturday night in the Miss Hannibal and Miss Mark Twain scholarship programs.

Quincy News

Mississippi River tops flood level, heads higher

Flood projections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers call for the Mississippi River to approach moderate flood levels Sunday in both Quincy and Hannibal, Mo.