(Hannibal)--Business activity in Hannibal is on the upswing, according to McKenzie Disselhorst, Executive Director of the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce.

One example-- Huck Finn Shopping Center—has most of its vacancies filled.

Along McMasters Avenue, Casey’s plans to occupy the Martin’s True Value building. A CVS Pharmacy will soon spring up near the corner of West Ely and Highway 61, and the Steamboat Bend Shopping Center expansion involves a couple of restaurants.

Disselhorst says Hannibal’s downtown merchants continue to thrive and are definitely open for business, despite ongoing construction projects.

Disselhorst discusses new businesses in the Huck Finn Shopping Center:
Disselhorst comments on new businesses coming to the Steamboat Bend Shopping Center: