Editor’s note: Mary Nell Hall of Austin, Texas, was in charge of the estate of Mildred Haines Alford, who was born in 1907 and spent her earliest years in Hannibal. Mary Nell had possession of this childhood photo of Mildred Haines in Hannibal, and ...
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95....
Harry Lieberman was little more than a twig on the tree of life when he took to the road back in 1910 in order to show off an impressive skill he had mastered by the age 15. Short in stature, patient and analytic by nature, Lieberman was billed as...
The project A parish center is being built at 218 S. Maple Ave. in Hannibal. The two-level structure will feature 5,400 square feet.
Facts about anti-apartheid activist/former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died today at age 95.
With a four-letter word - S-N-O-W - appearing in the local weather forecast, the Hannibal Street Department is preparing for the winter ahead. One part of the preparation process is not having to decide what gets plowed first - city streets or the...
The project An assortment of work is planned, including the installation of storm water drainage on North Main, the construction of new sidewalks, curb and gutters on North Main, plus the grading and overlaying of the Main Street driving surface.
The Hannibal Board of Education plans to cast a wide net when looking to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent of Schools Jill Janes.
As a china painter, Marge Holliday enjoyed painting faces on the porcelain dolls she made during her lifetime of collecting dolls.
The city of Hannibal is ridding itself of a piece of flood-plain property. On Tuesday night the City Council approved selling a vacant lot adjacent to Missouri 79 to John Kenison.
Courier-Post Editor Mary Lou Montgomery sat in on the Monday, Dec. 2, afternoon session of Marion County Circuit Court at Hannibal, while Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd dealt with probation issues.Judge laysout termsof probation David W. Swank, 2931...
WHAT IS IT? Work at the corner of Third and Center streets in Hannibal was underway Tuesday morning in preparation for the installation of an ADA-compliant sidewalk ramp on the intersection’s southeast corner.
John Wesley Dickson (Dixon) died in 1850, proud, a free man of color and the owner of 40 acres of Ralls County farm land.His death, which came just a few months after he took possession of the acreage purchased from Judge John D. Biggs for $125, marked...
The demolition of the building at 213 Broadway in downtown Hannibal is scheduled to begin Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Sentimental memories of Hannibal were included in a speech Mark Twain gave Nov. 28, 1902, at the Metropolitan Club in New York, two days before his 67th birthday.
Some shoppers at Hannibal’s Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30 live in Hannibal, while others were from Iowa, Illinois, Kansas and Nebraska.
Three-year-old Taylor Sparks of Palmyra, Mo., was not eager to pose for a photo with Santa Saturday, Nov. 30, until a family member joined her. Then she was all smiles for the photo.
After losing his right leg to complications from diabetes on July 29, Brent Riley is eager to share his story and warn others to be tested earlier than he was.
On Thanksgiving morning, one lone soul could be found walking on Hannibal’s North Main Street. Adorned in insulated coveralls, Mike O’Cheltree was making his way south, walking from one side of the street to the other.
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