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Crash involving backhoe, van injures three near Luray

Three people were injured -- two seriously -- in a Wednesday morning crash involving a backhoe and a vehicle west of Luray.

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Hannibal teen organizes teen suicide prevention event
Hannibal News

Hannibal teen organizes teen suicide prevention event

Although Jessica Voepel has not been personally affected by teen suicide, the 15-year-old who will be a Hannibal High School sophomore this school year doesn't want anyone -- not a teen, friend, loved one or parent -- to endure the anguish caused by it.

Culver-Stockton logs more than $6.7 million gifts in past fiscal year
Education

Culver-Stockton logs more than $6.7 million gifts in past fiscal year

Culver-Stockton College has just completed the most successful fundraising year in its history. The college announced Wednesday that more than $6.7 million was gifted to the institution in the fiscal year that ended June 30.

U.S. 61/24 through Palmyra to be closed for 24-hour period Aug. 6
Transportation

U.S. 61/24 through Palmyra to be closed for 24-hour period Aug. 6

Missouri Department of Transportation officials are planning to close all four lanes of U.S. 61/24 for a full day starting at 1 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, so the Mo. 168 overpass north of Palmyra can be dropped safely to the ground for replacement.

Marion County Fair opens Saturday at fairgrounds in Palmyra
Missouri News

Marion County Fair opens Saturday at fairgrounds in Palmyra

Entertainment for all ages will be offered at the Marion County Fair, which opens Saturday, July 29, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 4, at the fairgrounds in Palmyra's Flower City Park.

BPW outlines budget for fixing stormwater systems
Hannibal News

BPW outlines budget for fixing stormwater systems

The Hannibal Board of Public Works outlined at its board meeting Tuesday how it would begin to repair the city's decaying storm water system. Prior to the meeting, supporters of Proposition 1 peacefully demonstrated with signs outside the BPW's office.

MoDOT outlines 2018 construction plans for U.S. 61, McMasters Avenue at public forum
Hannibal News

MoDOT outlines 2018 construction plans for U.S. 61, McMasters Avenue at public forum

Representatives of the Missouri Department of Transportation outlined in detail at a public forum Tuesday what road improvements will be made to U.S. 61 and McMasters Avenue beginning in spring 2018.

Wennecker Bridge replacement project in Marion County proceeding on schedule
Missouri News

Wennecker Bridge replacement project in Marion County proceeding on schedule

Work crews are making steady progress in replacing the Wennecker Bridge on Marion County Road 104 near Nelsonville. "It's moving right along," Presiding Commissioner Lyndon Bode said Monday.

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Passenger hurt in one-car crash near Rutledge

A Memphis man who was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed early Monday suffered moderate injuries.

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Concrete truck overturns in Ralls County

The driver of a concrete truck suffered moderate injuries when the truck overturned Monday.

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