Festival of Trees decks halls of Pleasant View
Events & Festivals

Festival of Trees decks halls of Pleasant View

Popular annual event raises funds with open house, themed Christmas trees, silent auction and bake sale

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Christmas season begins with a Victorian flair
Events & Festivals

Christmas season begins with a Victorian flair

Festival kicks off with Small Business Saturday events, Mark Twain Birthday Bash and Christmas Tree lighting

HLGU goes against national trend with minimal tuition increase for next school year
Education

HLGU goes against national trend with minimal tuition increase for next school year

In a day and age when many cost increases seem to be substantial, Hannibal-LaGrange University has done what it can to minimize tuition impacts to families

Louisiana Museum to host 26th annual church walk
Events & Festivals

Louisiana Museum to host 26th annual church walk

The Louisiana Area Historical Museum will sponsor its 26th annual Mid-Town Church Walk on Sunday, Dec. 8

Faith and food
Community

Faith and food

Mark and Sally Haddock serve turkey and fixings to Susan King during the annual Community of Faith Thanksgiving Day Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 28 at Centenary United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Louisiana

Annual Birkhead Family Christmas Concert coming Dec. 8

Annual Birkhead Family Christmas Concert coming Dec. 8

Immanuel Baptist Church in Bowling Green is hosting the annual Birkhead-Reece Family Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8

Obituary: Kenneth B. Hobbs, 69, of St. Louis
Obituaries

Obituary: Kenneth B. Hobbs, 69, of St. Louis

Kenny Hobbs was a man who prayed hard and loved hard and lived his faith every day in a way that made others have faith in faith. Surrounded by his family, Kenny was peacefully called home by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Married on Dec. 23, 1971, he was the beloved husband of his high school sweetheart Diane (David) Hobbs for 48 years, she survives. Kenny was born Mar. 20, 1950, in Hannibal to the late Catherine and Joseph Hobbs. He was a 1968 graduate of Hannibal High School and attended Hannibal-LaGrange College.

Obituary: Darrell E. Taylor, Oct. 9, 2000 — Nov. 30, 2019
Obituaries

Obituary: Darrell E. Taylor, Oct. 9, 2000 — Nov. 30, 2019

Darrell E. Taylor, 19, of New London, passed away at 1:24 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019.

Victorian Festival of Christmas launched
News

Victorian Festival of Christmas launched

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.

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Hannibal births Nov. 6 to Nov. 26 reported

HANNIBAL | The following births were reported Nov. 6 to Nov. 26 at Hannibal Regional Hospital.