New Record High in Hannibal
(HANNIBAL)—Thursday’s high in Hannibal is a new record. The thermometer at the Hannibal Filter Plant topped out at 104 degrees at 4 p-m breaking the old record of 102 set in 1934. Today’s record high is 102 set in 1936.
Another Busy Weekend in the Area
Another weekend, another calendar chock full of things to do in the area.
The 9th annual Midsummer Arts Faire starts tonight and runs through Sunday in Washington Park in Quincy.
Karen's Dance Academy is holding a "Carwash for a Cause" fund raiser at Abel's Quick Stop on Sh…
Kaleidoscope Workshop and Exhibit Coming to Hannibal
Nationally-known kaleidoscope makers Steve and Peggy Kittelson of Clermont, IA will offer a 3-hour kaleidoscope making workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 29.  The workshop will be held at Cave Hollow West Winery in the Mark Twain Cave Complex, Highway 79 South...
Hannibal Arts Council Accepting Award Nominations
Nominations are being sought for the Hannibal Arts Council's annual Paragon Awards, which recognize contributions to the arts community by residents, artists,  educators, organizations and business leaders. The categories of Paragon Awards are:
Art Project of the Year: Presented to a new or…
“Down To The Last Strike…”
Those words have sounded a bit different to me since the evening of October 27, 2011. David Freese and Lance Berkman kept the Cardinals alive twice on the last strike that night in game 6 of the World Series before Freese’s homer onto the hitting background at Busch Stadium ended it.
Busy Weekend in the Area
As usual, there's a lot going on around the area this weekend. Looking at the Saturday calendar:
There's a Juneteenth program at the Hannibal Free Public Library at 2 p.m. featuring Ruth Lanier.
The Tabernacle of Praise Church in Hannibal hosts a carnival in their gym from noon to 4 p...
Car Hits Hannibal Dairy Queen
(HANNIBAL)—No injuries are reported after a car crashed into the Dairy Queen on Highway 61 in Hannibal around 2:45 Thursday afternoon. Teresa Smith is the Dairy Queen Manager. Smith and employee Devan Wharton describe what happened…

The driver and passenger appeared to be uninjured...
Sprouts Inn Destroyed By Fire [Photos]
(QUINCY)—Fire early this morning destroys a popular Quincy restaurant. Quincy Firefighters were called to Sprouts Inn just before 1 a-m. Cleaning crews reported a fire in the kitchen area. The blaze went to four alarms. The building is a total loss...
HAC Presents ‘First Friday Art Adventure’ for Kids
(HANNIBAL) - The Hannibal Arts Council Children’s Committee will host their June 'First Friday Art Adventure' from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, June 1 at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St .
The June theme is 'Daddy, Watch Me Grow!' Participants will create two proje…

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