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