Marion County Fair opens July 27 at fairgrounds in Flower City Park
Missouri News

Marion County Fair opens July 27 at fairgrounds in Flower City Park

The 2019 Marion County Fair begins Saturday, July 27, and runs through the following Saturday, Aug. 3, at the fairgrounds in Palmyra's Flower City Park.

Former Hannibal resident returns home for jazz concert
Hannibal News

Former Hannibal resident returns home for jazz concert

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Arts Council will host a special jazz performance of the Marty Morrison Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St. Drummer Marty Morrison, formerly of Hannibal, will be joined by a grou

Police & Courts

Investigation continues into Hannibal disturbance

The investigation continues into a disturbance Saturday at a residence on Settlers Trail that left two people injured.

Police & Courts

Springfield, Ill., teenager drowns at Mark Twain Lake

A Springfield, Ill., teenager drowned Friday night in Mark Twain Lake after police said he entered deeper water.

Police & Courts

Three injured in Shelby County UTV crash

Three people were injured in a utility vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Shelby County.

Police & Courts

Death of Marion County Jail inmate considered suicide

An autopsy was conducted Friday in Columbia to determine the exact cause of death Thursday morning of an inmate in the Marion County Jail in Palmyra.

Center police chief submits resignation
Missouri News

Center police chief submits resignation

CENTER, Mo. -- The embattled Center police chief has resigned. Mayor Dennis McMillen learned Thursday from City Attorney Joe Brannon that Chief David Ray submitted a letter of resignation, effective immediately. The resignation followed a monthlong campaig

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Canton hires agency to develop comprehensive community plan

The Canton Board of Aldermen agreed this week to hire Missouri Main Street Connection to develop a comprehensive community plan for the city.

Police & Courts

Inmate dies in Marion County Jail

The Marion County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death of an inmate in the county jail.

Friends of Florida receive grant to help install new informational signs
Missouri News

Friends of Florida receive grant to help install new informational signs

[Note]FLORIDA, Mo. -- Historic and cultural sites in the village of Florida, including the spot where author Mark Twain was born, will be highlighted through a series of informational signs being erected by the Friends of Florida organization. Warren Hagan

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