In the autumn of 1906, while Abner S. Smith was serving as Justice of the Peace in Marion, County, Mo., Hannibal enacted a cigarette law
Thanks to a recent surgery done by Dr. Heather Curtis using a sinus navigation system, Troy Thiel is breathing easier than he has in years
In 1937, Peter L. Korschgen was working as a pipe fitter for Citizens Gas Company. Fred Hoag was bartending for H.J. Schweitzer at 127 N. Main. Also, there was a vacant building at 203 N. Main, previously occupied by the Anthony Caruso family on the second floor, and their produce business on the first floor.
In 1903, Walter Scott Finnell launched a manufacturing entity in Baltimore, Md., based upon a commercial and household cleaning concept, and funded by $200,000 in capital stock
“When choosing a suit, the editors of the Men's Togs Catalog of 1910 cautioned buyers: 'In selecting a fashion … careful consideration should be given to the fact that extreme novelty styles are suitable only for young men, and that double-breasted styles look best on slender forms. Corpulent (overweight) men should adhere strictly to stripe effects in fabrics.'” — vintagedancer.com
The home of the Rev. J.H. Jackson, 511 N. Fifth, Hannibal, Mo., was burglarized the evening of Thursday, Aug. 18, 1898, and a collection of jewelry was stolen, including an opera chain and some rings
HANNIBAL | The Marion County Health Department reported 54 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus between Monday and Thursday.
Meanwhile, cases in Ralls County rose from 53 to 68 over the last seven days, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services dashboard, which was updated at 2 p.m. on Friday.
Ralls, at a 28% increase, was listed among the 10 counties with the fastest rate of COVID-19 positive tests over the last seven days.
Tanya Taylor, director of the Ralls County Health Department, said there were no connections or clusters with the increased cases in her county.
She said that county residents are beginning to take more precautions.
“As our numbers continue to rise, they will be more cautious,” she said.
When 30-year-old James Porter Allen of Hannibal accepted a position as substitute letter carrier in 1901, the tailors at a uniform company went to work in order to provide him with appropriate attire