HANNIBAL | As the crowd waited for dusk and the official lighting of Christmas tree at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home mall Saturday, youngsters posed for photos with Santa as their families listened to Christmas carols played by the Salvation Army Brass Band, including some led by the city's 10 Toms and Beckys. Mark Twain (Dick Waddell) also shared some stories before the tree was lit.
HANNIBAL | No one was keeping track of the number of people served Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Hall, but the Legionnaires believe it might have been a record.
HANNIBAL – Some of the 26 turkeys being baked for the traditional free Thanksgiving dinner at the American Legion Hall are being prepared by a recipe from the late Legionnaire Ray Ball.
HANNIBAL – Local actors Richard Garey and Clark A. Cruikshank do not know if Sam Clemens and Charles Dickens ever met in person.
HANNIBAL – Hosting a Big Reveal Event gave the Bluff City Theater an opportunity to combine a social event at Karlock's Kars and Pop Culture with revealing its upcoming schedule of professional Hannibal performances.