Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Mark Twain scholars from across the country will be joined by students and devoted fans of the popular author at the three-day Clemens Conference taking place this week in Hannibal.
Harness racing, tractor pulls, animal judging and a demolition derby will highlight the 138th annual Clark County Fair going on Wednesday through Sunday, July 24 to 28, at the fairgrounds east of Kahoka.
The Marion County Commission on Monday signed a "notice to proceed" authorizing construction to begin by Aug. 5 on a new bridge over the North Fabius River near Taylor.
Liberty native Tyler Walton is the Week 6 winner in The Herald-Whig's Lookin' Good contest.
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.
On July 20, 1969 -- 50 years ago today -- people across the world stopped what they were doing and turned their attention to the sky.
The Canton Board of Aldermen agreed this week to hire Missouri Main Street Connection to develop a comprehensive community plan for the city.
[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
[Note]HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Drones flying close to 90 mph will be featured at the inaugural Bill Lear Innovator's Cup Drone Racing Finals this Saturday and Sunday in Hannibal. The event is part of the city's yearlong slate of activities celebrating the 200th an
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri state auditor's office has issued a report criticizing the accounting controls and record-keeping procedures used by Monroe City's municipal court. State Auditor Nicole Galloway said the municipal court's overall performanc