Mark Twain and Monroe City softball pick up wins

Mark Twain and Monroe City softball pick up wins

Mark Twain's softball team picked up its first win of the year against Van-Far, while Monroe City defeated South Shelby on Thursday.

Center residents hear audit details, react to losses
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Center residents hear audit details, react to losses

About 40 people jammed the tiny Center community building on Wednesday to hear details of an audit that uncovered what state officials call embezzlement

Tree project named for board member
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Tree project named for board member

Hannibal Tree Commission plants 65 bald cypress trees on city lot that often floods south of Bear Creek

T-shirt sale fights youth hunger
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T-shirt sale fights youth hunger

Douglass Community Services will serve more than 60,000 meals to area youth this year, and the organization's new T-shirt fundraiser is geared up to fund necessary items in the fight against youth hunger

Our fairy tale lives look different as we age
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Our fairy tale lives look different as we age

I recently ran into a 20-something friend at Walmart. As she told me about her career aspirations and a possible move to another state, her cart called out to me: two bottles of wine, a frozen dinner for one, and a bag of party Snickers, which I know she fearlessly displays on her coffee table.

MDC offering all-online hunter education courses
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MDC offering all-online hunter education courses

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds Missourians ages 16 and older they may obtain their hunter-education certification through an all-online format

MDC to allow use of thermal imaging for invasive species
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MDC to allow use of thermal imaging for invasive species

The Missouri Department of Conservation updated regulations to the Wildlife Code of Missouri regarding coyote hunting and feral hog control at its Sept. 4 Conservation Commission meeting in Jefferson City

Yoder honored for service
Community

Yoder honored for service

The Community Outreach Initiatives Program at Douglass Community Services recently honored Ashley Yoder as Advisory Council Member of the Year

Birthday Bash fundraiser planned for October 1-3
Community

Birthday Bash fundraiser planned for October 1-3

Birthday Blessings gives gifts and supplies to area foster kids

Obituaries

Obituary: Sterling Thomas Owens II

Sterling Thomas Owens II, 41, of Columbia, Mo., formerly of Hannibal, passed away at 6:37 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at his brother's home. Funeral services are pending at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.