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 received 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.
Melissa Melnick knew in early 2017 she would either be biking the Mississippi River trail from Minneapolis to the Gulf Coast in celebration with or in memorial of her son, Chris Stanley. It ended up being the latter.
The first full-term African-American U.S. senator has ties to Hannibal, and Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center capped off it's five-year anniversary celebration with a keynote address Sunday by the senator's descendant.
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Michael Purol, an engineer, became president of tri-state operations for the engineering and architectural firm Poepping, Stone, Bach and Associates when he was 36. He considers it his proudest professional moment. "Charlie (Bach) and P
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Denise Damron credits her family as helping her be the woman and professional she is today. But one family member in particular has had the most influence on her career. Damron's daughter, Hannah, 11, was introduced to Damron and her husba
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
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.