Wearing a floor-length gown of Ottoman silk, custom made at a dressmaker's shop in St. Louis, Miss Mary Pettibone of Hannibal, Mo., at about the age of 23, exchanged wedding vows with Col. James Tilly Barber, 37, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 1884, at the Fifth Street Baptist Church in Hannibal
When the Rev. Thomas C. Fox began his ministry at Hannibal in the fall of 1919, a grocery store served as the sanctuary, and a dry goods box was the altar
HANNIBAL | In May, 54-year-old Bowling Green resident Roberto Mendez-Amado began to experience COVID-19 symptoms in what became a month-long fight for his life at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
For some 91 years — beginning at the end of the Civil War — the Nerlich family operated a grocery/hardware business on the southwest corner of Market and Arch streets in an area of Hannibal, Missouri, known as the West End
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!”
HANNIBAL | The Hannibal Regional Healthcare System presented a $6,000 check donation to the Hannibal Salvation Army that will go toward combating homelessness on Monday in a press conference at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Edward F. Nerlich, 27, by day a clerk for his father's grocery store, answered a fire alarm at midnight March 30, 1891, on behalf of Hannibal's Engine Co., No. 2, located at 192 Market