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Ashley Szatala

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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.

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Education

As students return to college in Canton, Hannibal, they'll see several renovations to campuses

Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Mo., have spent the summer making renovations to their campuses. New and returning students and their families will notice an updated feeling on both campuses.

Knox County Health Department among groups to recall eclipse glasses
Eclipse

Knox County Health Department among groups to recall eclipse glasses

The Knox County Health Department has issued a statement encouraging people who picked up solar eclipse glasses from the department to return them or throw them away. The department is among organizations nationwide affected by an Amazon recall.

Hannibal News

Missouri AG's office investigating Sunshine Law complaint against Hannibal BPW

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is investigating a Sunshine Law complaint made against the Hannibal Board of Public Works.

Hannibal News

Hannibal prepared for back-to-school, solar eclipse

The School Board agreed how students will have an exciting Monday because of the eclipse. The district bought solar glasses for each student and faculty member, and lesson plans that day will center around the astronomical event.

Hannibal News

BPW request for temporary restraining order on Prop 1 denied

A temporary restraining order requested by the Hannibal Board of Public Works to halt enforcement of Proposition 1 has been denied. Marion County Circuit Court Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd delivered the decision Monday.

Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW might get three years to remove ammonia from water

The Hannibal City Council gave a first reading Tuesday night to an ordinance that would allow the Hannibal Board of Public Works three years to remove ammonia from city drinking water, rather than the 90 days spelled out in the original ordinance.

Hannibal News

BPW to acquire tool to adjust manholes faster

Soon, it might not be so bumpy driving over worn manholes in Hannibal. The Hannibal Board of Public Works is looking at efficient ways to complete manhole adjustments, and it thinks it's found one.

Hannibal officers make drug arrest after search
Police & Courts

Hannibal officers make drug arrest after search

Two Hannibal residents were arrested Thursday after police searched a home in the 800 block of Hayward Street.

Illinois News

Plaques unveiled to recognize those who helped set up one-room schoolhouse museum

Visitors to the one-room schoolhouse museum at the Adams County Fairgrounds will notice a couple new items upon their next visit. The Retired Teachers Association unveiled two new plaques at the site's entrance Sunday.

America's Hometown Essentials expands within first two months
Hannibal News

America's Hometown Essentials expands within first two months

Hannibal's first downtown convenience store, previously housed on the corner of Bird and Third streets, re-opened at 218 N. Main St. on July 29.