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Four teens injured in one-car crash

PARIS, MO. | Four teenagers suffered minor injuries in a one-car crash at 7:02 p.m. Sunday, May 24, in Paris, Mo.

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Car hydroplanes and overturns

LAKENAN, MO. | Clyde J. Spurgeon, 63, and his passenger, Deborah A. Spurgeon, 61, of Jackson, Mo., suffered minor injuries when their car hydroplaned and overturned at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, May 24, in rural Shelby County.

Obituary: Phillip C. Jorenby, OCT. 3, 1932 – MAY 22, 2020
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Obituary: Phillip C. Jorenby, OCT. 3, 1932 – MAY 22, 2020

Phillip C. Jorenby, 87, of Panama City, Fla., died at 3:58 p.m. on May 22, 2020, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.

Monroe County reports first COVID-19 cases

Monroe County reports first COVID-19 cases

The Monroe County Health Department reported the first two positive tests for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus late Monday morning.


 Health Department Director Paula Delaney said the cases involve a couple, who are currently quarantined in their home. Delaney said the Health Department could not address their ages or location in the county.


 Delaney said that she learned late Sunday night of the two positive cases. She said the Health Department informed Monroe County Emergency Management of the coronavirus cases early Monday.


 “They are in quarantine and our staff is working with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to trace any close contacts of the couple who may have been exposed,” Delaney said. “If we find there were close contacts with any person, we will work to help the person – or people – and monitor them closely for the development of any symptoms.”

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Hannibal births reported

HANNIBAL | Hannibal Regional Hospital reported the following births.

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Motorcycle collision injures one rider

LOUISIANA, MO. | Carolyn L. Hemphill, 67, of Louisiana, Mo., suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle collision at 2:35 p.m. Saturday, May 23, on Mo. 79 north of Route YY in Pike County, Mo. She was flown to Mercy St. Louis Hospital.

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Obituary: Gary E. Million

Gary E. Million, 81, of Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 7:54 a.m. Thursday, May 21, 2020, at his home in Palmyra, Mo. Graveside services will be at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery in Palmyra, Mo. Rosary will be at 11 a.m. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra, Mo.

HLGU to resume in-person classes for fall semester

HLGU to resume in-person classes for fall semester

HANNIBAL | Hannibal-LaGrange University will resume in-person classes and residential life on campus for the fall 2020 semester.

HHS graduation parade Thursday
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HHS graduation parade Thursday

On Thursday, May 21, the day on which Hannibal High School graduation had been originally scheduled to take place, a graduation parade was held

Mark Twain Riverboat resumes cruises
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Mark Twain Riverboat resumes cruises

HANNIBAL | Sandy and Capt. Steve Terry were greeting people boarding their Mark Twain Riverboat on Thursday, May 21, after beginning 2020 cruises May 19.