Local Government

Employee health insurance costs unchanged for 2018 in Marion County

The Marion County Commission learned Monday that the county's employee health insurance costs will remain unchanged in 2018.

Local Government

LaGrange City Council amends weapons rules

Two revised ordinances regulating the use of weapons, firearms, air guns and crossbows in the city of LaGrange were approved recently by the LaGrange City Council and published in a Lewis County newspaper.

Mrs. United States surprises daughter of missing Hannibal woman
Hannibal News

Mrs. United States surprises daughter of missing Hannibal woman

Alexandria Johnston, 8, usually plans the anniversary events in memory of her mother, Christina Whittaker. This Sunday was no different. But the event ended in a huge surprise for Alexandria when Mrs. United States 2017 Lauren Ziegler attended the gathering in New London, Mo.

Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign
Hannibal News

Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign

Susan and Jay Johnson, both Hannibal educators, are this year's 2017 Tree of Lights campaign co-chairs. The Hannibal Salvation Army hopes to raise $100,000, which will be used to assist families in Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Monroe and Shelby counties.

Dozens of children will benefit from Adopt-a-Child program
Missouri News

Dozens of children will benefit from Adopt-a-Child program

At least 60 children in the Palmyra and Philadelphia areas will have a happier holiday season thanks to the Adopt-a-Child program.

'We Salute You' to honor area veterans, serve as communication link
Quincy News

'We Salute You' to honor area veterans, serve as communication link

As military veterans receive a pat on the back during Veterans Day programs being held through the Tri-State area this weekend, they are also being reminded of a new initiative being launched for their benefit: "We Salute You."

After 15 years, Palmyra finally has its long-awaited lake
Missouri News

After 15 years, Palmyra finally has its long-awaited lake

Now that the leaks have been repaired, Palmyra finally has a new lake in the Dr. J.W. Well Nature Park on the city's north side.

HLGU professor receives second Fulbright grant
Hannibal News

HLGU professor receives second Fulbright grant

A Hannibal-LaGrange University history professor has been awarded his second Fulbright Scholar grant to assist him in researching colonists who moved to the Ceded Islands.

Police & Courts

Minor injury reported after SUV crashes into Tom Boland Ford building

A Hannibal man was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries after a SUV crashed through a plate glass window Saturday afternoon at Tom Boland Ford.

Judge rules against cameras in Hannibal man's murder trial
Police & Courts

Judge rules against cameras in Hannibal man's murder trial

Cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom during the Timothy Brokes murder trial. Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd made the ruling Thursday saying it would "materially interfere with the rights of the parties to a fair trial."

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