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Marion County reports four new COVID-19 cases

HANNIBAL | The Marion County Health Department on July 6 reported four additional positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19): a male age 80 to 90 nursing home resident, currently hospitalized; a male age 40 to 50 quarantined at home; a female age 60 to 70 quarantined at home; and, a female age 20 to 30 quarantined at home. The total Marion County positive cases was 31 (five hospitalized), 25 active and six recovered.

Cornhole Tournament winners
Cornhole Tournament winners

Winners of the Hannibal Jaycees Cornhole Tournament on July 4 came from Missouri, Illinois and Iowa.

HANNIBAL | Bill Webber of the Hannibal Evening Kiwanis Club watched Tom (Kendrick Wilson) with Becky (Piper Harvey) draw Cathryn Ahearn's name Sunday afternoon in Central Park.

HANNIBAL | As lockdowns have been lifted, gyms have re-opened with new challenges of keeping clients safe.

Salt River Journal

A minister from Grand Rapids, Mich., and his family are tracing a dark chapter of American history on the way to a youth ministry event in eastern Kansas

Quite unexpectedly while all were sleeping, the dining room door — on the Bates Street side of the house — was thrust open with one blow of a battering ram. Standing in the doorway, between a startled Mrs. Van Evercooren and her baby sleeping in his crib — was a masked intruder with a revolver in each hand saying: “I want what money and valuables there are in the house — quick!”

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