Hannibal BPW outlines storm sewer project
Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW outlines storm sewer project

The Hannibal Board of Public Works discussed stormwater sewer problems at its board meeting Wednesday and what it plans to do to correct them.

Transportation

Completion date for bridge pushed back

The completion date for the new Noix Creek Bridge along Mo. 79 at the southern edge of Louisiana has been pushed back by nearly two weeks.

Northeast Missouri officials urge task force to support state gas tax hike
Transportation

Northeast Missouri officials urge task force to support state gas tax hike

Missouri has about $825 million in unmet transportation needs each year, and people who spoke before a state panel Wednesday asked legislators to raise the fuel tax or send a ballot issue to voters.

Hannibal News

Hannibal schools superintendent untroubled by enrollment drop

Enrollment in the Hannibal School District for the 2017-18 school year is down by 86 students, but the decline isn't troubling, Superintendent Susan Johnson told the School Board on Wednesday.

Hannibal art competition, exhibit opens Friday
Hannibal News

Hannibal art competition, exhibit opens Friday

The 53rd annual Originale art exhibit and competition, sponsored by the Hannibal Arts Club, opens at 6 p.m. Friday at the Hannibal Arts Council. About 100 original works by about 50 artists living within a 50-mile radius of Hannibal will be featured.

Death penalty sought in Tim Brokes murder case
Police & Courts

Death penalty sought in Tim Brokes murder case

Prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty in the first-degree murder case against Timothy M. Brokes Jr., charged in the shooting death of Brittany Gauch and the shooting of her husband, Aaron, in January 2016.

Police & Courts

Hannibal woman airlifted to Columbia hospital after crash

A Hannibal woman was airlifted to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment of moderate injuries suffered in a crash Tuesday afternoon five miles south of Hannibal.

Police & Courts

Kahoka man suffers minor injuries in Tuesday crash

A Kahoka man suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon when the car he was driving rear-ended another car waiting to turn in Wayland.

Hannibal News

Hannibal council approves bicentennial director positions, accepts deed to St. Elizabeth Hospital

The city of Hannibal isn't procrastinating when it comes to planning its yearlong bicentennial celebration in 2019. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Hannibal City Council approved creating the open position of bicentennial event director.

Hannibal News

Hannibal holding design contest for bicentennial logo

The Hannibal Arts Council and the Bicentennial Steering Committee are holding a design contest to choose a logo for the city's bicentennial in 2019.

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