Ashley Szatala joined The Herald-Whig Newsroom as a staff writer in September 2016. Her primary responsibilities include covering Missouri region news and features. An Ohio native, Ashley received her Bachelor of Journalism in 2015 and will receive her Master of Arts from the University of Missouri – Missouri School of Journalism in December 2016. Ashley has vast editorial and design experience and most recently worked as the assistant news editor for the Columbia Missourian before coming to the Herald-Whig.
A buyer has signed a contract, subject to contingencies, to purchase and redevelop the former St. Elizabeth Hospital, 109 Virginia St., in Hannibal, city attorney James Lemon said. The developer is Chris Ales, president of Ales and Co. in Davenport, Iowa.
State Rep. Craig Redmon, R-Canton, and Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, both agree: Something needs to be done in Northeast Missouri and nationwide to reduce individual and government health care costs, incentivise wellness and control opioid distribution.
Hannibal Regional Healthcare System was one of three Missouri health care organizations to be named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." It is the first time the hospital system has won this award.
The local Experimental Aircraft Association held its annual Father's Day fly-in/drive-in breakfast on Sunday. Families could enjoy pancakes and sausage, and youth ages 8 through 17 could fly in an airplane, free of charge.
Tri-State residents had the opportunity to attend Sunday what is being called the last Mississippi Valley Historic Auto Club Father's Day car show. Sunday's show marked its 50th year of being held.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that William C. See, 24, of Gorin, Mo., was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle overturned multiple times around midnight on Sunday.