Ila May's store in Hannibal finally closing after more than half a century
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Ila May's store in Hannibal finally closing after more than half a century

Ila May Dimmitt wanted to keep operating her Show Me Antiques and Gifts store in downtown Hannibal at least until she turned 100 this coming July 10.

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Western-themed Twain on Main Festival attracts diverse crowd
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Western-themed Twain on Main Festival attracts diverse crowd

Gene Libey and Sue Lane took the "Roughing It" theme for this year's Twain on Main Festival to heart.

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Hannibal man arrested on drug charge after search of home

A 60-year-old Hannibal man was arrested Wednesday after police said a large amount of suspected crack cocaine and U.S. currency was found in his residence.

Jerrod Niemann concert to kick off National Tom Sawyer Days on June 29 in Hannibal
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Jerrod Niemann concert to kick off National Tom Sawyer Days on June 29 in Hannibal

Country music artist Jerrod Niemann will perform June 29 in downtown Hannibal to kick off National Tom Sawyer Days. The Hannibal Jaycees, which sponsors the annual festival, announced that Niemann will take the stage at Tanyard Garden.

Hannibal teachers, administrators, support staff slated to get raises
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Hannibal teachers, administrators, support staff slated to get raises

Hannibal School District employees will receive pay increases upon returning to work for the 2019-20 school year.

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McMasters Avenue work starts in Hannibal

Chester Bross Construction planned to resume work on McMasters Avenue in Hannibal on Thursday night if the weather allowed. "Pavement repairs will be done in the northbound driving lane between U.S. 36 and Palmyra Road," said a MoDOT engineer.

Hannibal council tries to appease residents concerned about concert noise
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Hannibal council tries to appease residents concerned about concert noise

The Hannibal City Council took steps Tuesday to try to appease some residents concerned about an outdoor concert series planned for July 28-30 at 4015 Market St.

Two Hannibal 'pole sitters' simultaneously set world records in 1969
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Two Hannibal 'pole sitters' simultaneously set world records in 1969

As Hannibal celebrates its bicentennial throughout the year 2019, some well-deserved attention is being paid to the city's storied history. One notable historical event took place 50 years ago this spring.

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Huckleberry Park tennis courts to be closed

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The tennis courts at Huckleberry Park will be closed for a week starting Monday, May 20. The four courts will be resurfaced and lines painted by Sport Court of St. Louis, the same company that installed the all-weather cushioned sport surf

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Hannibal to buy buses with EPA grant money

A $60,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will help the Hannibal School District replace three older diesel school buses with newer, cleaner-running models.

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