Month of April serves as a reminder about the life-saving potential each person has
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Month of April serves as a reminder about the life-saving potential each person has

Sept. 20, 2017, was one of the hardest days of Melissa Cogdal's life. Her 26-year-old son, Dakota, died from a heroin overdose that day. But out of Cogdal's loss developed the gift of life for two people through organ donation.

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Turnout for annual Senior Expo in Hannibal higher than expected
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Turnout for annual Senior Expo in Hannibal higher than expected

The popularity of Hannibal's annual Senior Expo was apparent before this year's event even began Thursday. Many area senior residents were lined up outside of the Armory Coontz Recreation Center about 30 minutes before the expo started at 10 a.m.

Spring cleanup to remove 500 pounds of trash from Hannibal
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Spring cleanup to remove 500 pounds of trash from Hannibal

Volunteers are needed to help get Hannibal ready for spring. The annual spring cleanup will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Y-Men's Pavilion, 100 Hill St. Participants in the cleanup will spread out around Hannibal to pick up trash.

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Hannibal School Board OKs 2 percent raises for district staff for 2018-19

The Hannibal School Board on Wednesday approved a salary increase for school district staff for the 2018-19 academic year. All teachers, support staff and administrators will receive a 2 percent increase.

Annual Senior Expo brings about 80 vendors in one location
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Annual Senior Expo brings about 80 vendors in one location

About 600 seniors and 80 vendors are expected to attend the 11th annual Senior Expo to be held April 19 in Hannibal. The event is designed to help older adults learn about and connect with area services, programs and businesses that assist with aging.

Holy Family students, teacher carry Show-Me State Games torch
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Holy Family students, teacher carry Show-Me State Games torch

For Holy Family School fifth-grade teacher Cherrie Allen, Tuesday's Show-Me State Games torch run through downtown Hannibal was a throwback to her time participating in Olympic-style games when she was younger.

Hannibal man who fled police sentenced to 15 years
Police & Courts

Hannibal man who fled police sentenced to 15 years

A Hannibal man who fled from police officers who were serving a warrant was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections Tuesday.

Design for new Hannibal Visitors Center unveiled at City Council
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Design for new Hannibal Visitors Center unveiled at City Council

The design for the new Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau building was unveiled at the Hannibal City Council meeting Tuesday, and the building is a nod to the city's river history.

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BPW to ask voters to approve bond issue to finance new water filtration system

Members of the Hannibal Board of Public Works on Tuesday chose a way to pay for a granulated activated carbon filtration method to disinfect drinking water.

Eugene Field block party fundraiser targets playground equipment
Education

Eugene Field block party fundraiser targets playground equipment

Eugene Field Elementary staff, students and their families are having a party this weekend, and the whole town is invited.