HANNIBAL | The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri awarded $136,554 worth of grants to 46 different non-profit organizations in the 12-county area it serves across Missouri and Illinois on Thursday morning at the Central Park gazebo in Hannibal.
PERRY, Mo. | Businesses at Mark Twain Lake have been going strong this summer as they prepare for a busy Labor Day weekend.
The ILASCO Area Historical Preservation Society will postpone its monthly luncheons due to precautions related to COVID-19
Brecklyn Charlene Smothermon smiles as she tries hiding with her trophy after winning first place in the 24-36 month age category for most beautiful baby Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Palmyra Fair talent stage in Palmyra Mo. during the Marion County Fair. Brecklyn is the daughter of Jon Smothermon and Brennan Howe.
Youth Wrestling Club and Purler Wrestling Academy. Austin Brown wrestled some very tough competition and brought home the 2nd Place Eagle Trophy. Austin is the son of Justin and Angel Brown of Hannibal. Hunter Gauch placed 1st. He also earned a 1st place spot on the World All Star team. Hunter is the first wrestler from Hannibal to earn either award. Hunter is the son of Lance and Amanda Gauch of Hannibal.
HANNIBAL | General Mills presented a $35,000 check to The United Way of the Mark Twain Area for the COVID-19 response fund on Thursday at its plant in Hannibal.
The General Mills Foundation has committed $1 million to aid communities most impacted by the novel coronavirus through a gift to United Way agencies across the country. Funding will provide emergency assistance to people experiencing poverty with resources for food, shelter, childcare and other support.