It was standing room only at Hannibal's 21st annual Juneteenth celebration Tuesday at the Hannibal Free Public Library. During the 45-minute presentation, St. Louis storyteller and musician Wendy Gordon traced the history of the Negro spiritual.
The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds people that the intersection of Stardust Drive and Pirate Pride Drive will close about 8 p.m. Tuesday for road improvements and will remain closed through Aug. 6.
For those who choose to push through the struggles of opioid withdrawal, treatment centers are available to help. Staff members monitor those who go through the withdrawal process and provide people with resources to prevent relapse.
The board of the Hannibal Board of Public Works unanimously approved new rates Monday after a public hearing at which only two residents attended. The new rates will take effect in early July, at the start of BPW's new fiscal year.
The Salvation Army is distributing electric fans to those in need. It is an annual practice during summer months when excessive can be a problem for many. The fans will be distributed in both Quincy and Hannibal.
Every day, the number of deaths related to opioid addiction continues to climb across the country, and this area is not immune. Heather McSmith lost a husband. April and Clay Baldwin lost their son. Mike McHargue found his dead son. Here are their stories.
Ada Jo Bode and her husband, Clarence, have owned the small white building, currently housing the ABC Gift Shop, at the foot of the Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse steps since 1974.
The U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, which includes Northeast Missouri, knows his office will aggressively prosecute violent crime, but he also realizes that prosecution isn't the only solution to prevent it.