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Colin Brown and Riah Wigfall are Hannibal's new Tom and Becky

HANNIBAL | Colin Brown and Riah Wigfall learned they are Hannibal's official Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher during the Tom and Becky Pageant in Central Park at noon July 4.

Fence painting winners honored, Evan Dalton also wins national championship
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Fence painting winners honored, Evan Dalton also wins national championship

HANNIBAL | Evan Dalton, 12, center, won the local boys' fence painting contest on Friday, July 3, qualifying him to compete in the national championship on July 4. Finalists were Landyn Essig, 12, second, and Logan Essig, 10, third. Evan Dalton also won the national championship.

Hannibal pet show winners announced
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Hannibal pet show winners announced

HANNIBAL | Hannibal's annual pet show sponsored by the F&M Bank and Trust Co. was conducted online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hannibal marchers seek peace, justice
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Hannibal marchers seek peace, justice

HANNIBAL | More than 100 people gathered for a Black Lives Matter Social Justice March in Hannibal's Central Park at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 27.

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Hannibal holds Juneteenth celebration

HANNIBAL | The 24th annual Juneteenth in Hannibal was celebrated Friday, June 19, with family activities in Central Park, followed by a Black Lives Matter march from the park to Main Street and back. The 2020 theme was Freedom and Justice for All.

Girls meet 'Hannibal heroes' at Princess Tea Party
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Girls meet 'Hannibal heroes' at Princess Tea Party

HANNIBAL | Aliyah Crew, 10, of Hannibal had a special invitation to the Princess Tea Party Saturday, June 13, because one of the four costumed “Hannibal heroes” was her Aunt Shelby Rhodes, as Snow White.

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The Stars and Stripes

Author's note: In 1953, when I was age 13, this poem won first place for poetry in Hannibal's annual Mahan Literary Contest for seventh, eighth and ninth grade students. It is dedicated to all U.S. soldiers, past, present and future.

Public Library continuing curbside book pickup, hopes to re-open soon
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Public Library continuing curbside book pickup, hopes to re-open soon

Hannibal Free Public Library Director Hallie Yundt Silver cannot make any promises but hopes to re-open the library building to the public in mid-June “unless something changes

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New HAC art exhibit also posted on website

HANNIBAL | The Hannibal Arts Council has re-opened with its regular hours and has invited the public to visit its new exhibit.

Bross receives Tom N. Walsh Memorial Scholarship
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Bross receives Tom N. Walsh Memorial Scholarship

HANNIBAL | Joan Walsh had no problem selecting the 2020 recipient of the annual Tom N. Walsh Memorial Scholarship that she awards in memory of her late husband.