Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban
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Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban

Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.

Missouri News

Missouri lawmakers pass some bills, see others stall

With Friday's legislative deadline looming, state Rep. Louis Riggs, R-Hannibal, felt pride in some accomplishments and frustration that other important legislation will die. An abortion bill was expected to win approval.

Police & Courts

Two Hannibal men get prison sentences in drug case

Tyrone Williams and Harold Williams, both of Hannibal, Mo., were two of three men sentenced to prison Wednesday for their roles in a conspiracy to traffic narcotics in Northeast Missouri and West-Central Illinois.

Judge denies request to revoke former Knox County sheriff's probation
Police & Courts

Judge denies request to revoke former Knox County sheriff's probation

A judge has denied a motion to revoke the probation of the former Knox County Sheriff.

Illinois News

Outdoor Challenge winners donate prize money

A team from Hannibal, Mo., won the Ultimate Outdoor 3-on-3 Challenge competition Saturday, May 11, at Gardner Camp. The team is donating the $500 first prize to the newly formed Liberty (Ill.) High School Bass Fishing Team.

Education

Culver-Stockton president announces retirement plans

The president of Culver-Stockton College plans to retire at the end of the next academic year. In a press release, the school said Kelly Thompson told the Board of Trustees Friday morning.

Missouri News

Kahoka's annual 'Kids vs. Fish' tournament scheduled for Saturday

Tony Kincaid finds it hard to believe the "Kids vs. Fish" tournament he hosts every spring is now 10 years old. The 2019 tournament will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 18.

Police & Courts

Kentucky man seriously injured in Clark County crash

A Kentucky man was seriously injured in a Sunday night crash southeast of Kahoka.

Police & Courts

Motorcyclist suffers moderate injuries

A 44-year-old man suffered moderate injuries Saturday night when his motorcycle fell over on him in a Hannibal-LaGrange University parking lot.

Admittedly, Look-a-Like winners have some differing opinions
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Admittedly, Look-a-Like winners have some differing opinions

QUINCY -- Karen Hiller says Sunday's award means she has finally won a good-natured argument that has raged in her family for many years. Hiller and her mom, Carla Derrick, are this year's Herald-Whig Mother and Daughter Look-a-Like Contest winners. Karen an

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