Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was in Hannibal on Wednesday afternoon to promote participation in the Nov. 3 election.
During a year when numerous events have been canceled because of the COVID-19 threat, an event was added on Wednesday to the community calendar with the blessing of the Hannibal City Council.
A large crowd witnessed a milestone several years in the making for the Northeast Missouri Humane Society as ground was broken for a new shelter on Tuesday.
A public hearing regarding proposed ordinance changes for drainage and flood control, and subdivisions will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 6.
Vacant structures are scattered throughout much of Hannibal. These unoccupied buildings, both residential and commercial, are more than a potential neighborhood eyesore, according to Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis.
A Hannibal man faces an arson charge in connection with a Sunday fire in Hannibal.