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

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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Police & Courts

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.

Local Government

Canton Board of Aldermen approve $2.6 million budget for 2020

The Canton Board of Aldermen this week approved a $2.6 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

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

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.

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state
Missouri News

Tornado hits Missouri capital as deadly storms sweep state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, killing at least three people and injuring nearly two dozen others.

Education

Canton School District employees to receive raises in 2019-20 fiscal year

Certified and classified employees in the Canton R-5 School District will be getting heftier paychecks once the 2019-20 fiscal year begins.

Education

Palmyra School District looks to establish educational foundation

The Palmyra R-1 School District is planning to establish an educational foundation to serve as a new conduit of funding for local schools.

Missouri News

Lewis County donors match challenge grant

An anonymous couple offered a challenge grant last fall to help grow the Lewis County Endowment -- handled by the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri -- by a total of $20,000. Donors raised $1,000 extra.

Hannibal man arrested after intoxicated teenager required medical treatment
Police & Courts

Hannibal man arrested after intoxicated teenager required medical treatment

A Hannibal man has been arrested after he reportedly allowed a teenager to become intoxicated to the point where she needed to be treated at an undisclosed medical facility.

LaBelle man arrested on drug charge during traffic stop
Police & Courts

LaBelle man arrested on drug charge during traffic stop

A LaBelle man is being held in the Lewis County Jail on possession of a controlled substance charge after the Lewis County Sheriff's Department said it found methamphetamine during a traffic stop.

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