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HANNIBAL — The communities of Hannibal and Canton recently hosted a two-day plein air painting event. Sixteen different area, regional and Midwest artists were involved in the events. Plein ai…

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CANTON, Mo. — Culver-Stockton College welcomes guest musicians, along with their own faculty, for a special piano trio on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Merillat Recital Hall of the Robert …

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HANNIBAL — When five students from River City Revue, a show choir at Hannibal High School, chatted about their upcoming fundraiser, it wasn’t hard to see they were a group of friends.

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HANNIBAL — When Richard Garey performs his one-man show “Mark Twain Himself” he wants people to leave feeling like they’ve just spent an hour with Samuel Clemens.

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HANNIBAL — An excited buzz filled Hannibal Middle School Monday afternoon as the cast of the annual musical transformed into beloved characters from the classic “Annie” for their first dress r…

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The last time (which was also the first time) I was able to talk with Justin Smolian, bass player for Dirty Honey, the band was in the middle of a headlining tour, coming off of a year where t…

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HANNIBAL — Hannibal’s NOWAKE is gearing up for a year with opportunities to connect with fans onstage again, playing past favorites and songs from their new album, Wartooth.

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HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Arts Council and its contest sponsors announced the winners of the Masterpiece T-shirt design contest for youth ages 13 to 17. Age division winners are Zack French, age…

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HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Salvation Army will host its fifth annual Open Air Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 in Hannibal’s Central Park at 4th and Broadway.

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I had an unfortunate collision on my motorcycle... with a bug. You might think something like, “Aww, how sad for the bug,” but in fact, I was the one that ended up visiting a local hospital. A…

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The Northeast Missouri Humane Society is at capacity with 161 cats with just 34 kennels, and staff members are working on plans to help more cats find homes through a “working cat” program and…

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HANNIBAL — Paul Krewson has collected close to 1,000 pieces of Mark Twain artwork and memorabilia over the past two years, adding a one-of-a-kind sculpture to the displays throughout his Hanni…

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QUINCY, Ill. — Hannibal Regional is inviting the public to a free seminar on pain management with Luvell Glanton Jr., MD, a specialist in pain management from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at t…

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PERRY, Mo. — The Friends of the Perry Carousel will sponsor The Perry Carousel Benefit Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Junction Lounge, 28840 Highway 19 in Perry.

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We live in a time-crunched world where life is lived on the run. Millions pull out of their driveways in the pre-dawn dark, grab a last-minute breakfast burrito, and merge onto freeways while …

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TIFF 2019 has wrapped, and I managed to catch a good chunk of it, seeing 13 feature films, conducting a bunch of interviews, and waiting in long lines - yes, even critics have to wait in lines…

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HANNIBAL – Taste treats, along with a variety of wines and beers, were shared by Hannibalians and visitors at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum's annual Taste of Twain Wine, Food, and Bee…

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Tom Boland Ford employees participate in their fifth annual Changing Oil, Changing Lives campaign. Employees present a check for $1,091 to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, r…

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HANNIBAL – One unique way to celebrate Hannibal's bicentennial is by collecting trading cards bearing pictures of local residents who become famous many years ago.

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“How y’all doin?” On a trip to Tennessee and North Carolina, my wife and I heard that line again and again. It reminded me of being in Boston, only there it was “How-ah-ya?” or “How-ya-doin?” …

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While watching “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” you can’t help regretting that the sharp-tongued political columnist didn’t live long enough to ante up her two cents on life in …

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Don’t be fooled, John Crowley’s constipated adaption of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Goldfinch,” might look like one of those highfalutin prestige dramas screaming for awar…

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HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Chapter of Missouri Right to Life will hold a Celebration of Life Banquet at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 at the Holiday Inn Express, 120 Shinn Lane in Hannibal.

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This article appears in Sept. 5 Travel page. I’m standing on land where, in 1759, British troops equipped with muskets vanquished French soldiers in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, histor…