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Madi's lemonade stand raises $1,352 for animal shelter

HANNIBAL | Madi Weatherford of Hannibal is only 7 years old, but she has been proving her love for animals for several years by supporting the Northeast Missouri Humane Society shelter.

Hoop Dreams basketball clinic is popular
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Hoop Dreams basketball clinic is popular

Boys in third to fifth grade practice dribbling basketballs Sept. 20 at the Hoop Dreams September Jam free basketball clinic at Norfolk and Southern Multi-Sports Park.
The leaders reported 28 boys participated Sept. 20.
The final clinic will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27.

Second Saturday Open House offers kaleidoscope of art
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Second Saturday Open House offers kaleidoscope of art

HANNIBAL | While the majority of art on exhibit in Hannibal is one dimensional, some in the Sept. 12 Second Saturday Open House was unique, such as the animal friend dolls made by Carmen Tibbets.

Veterans' masks delivered to Hannibal
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Veterans' masks delivered to Hannibal

HANNIBAL | Mother Nature provided a perfect day Sunday, Sept. 13, for the landing of the Tiger Flight Mask Mission at Hannibal Regional Airport, where 2,500 masks were delivered to American Legion members for all area military veterans and current soldiers. Each will receive a box of five free masks.

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Kiwanis Club serves carry-out dinners

The Early Bird Kiwanis Club of Hannibal's butterfly pork chop and pulled pork dinner on Sept. 11 at the Y-Men's Pavilion attracted a long line of cars for lunch.
Kiwanian Dana Ruhl later said this fund-raiser was important to raise funds for the club's six annual $1,000 scholarships.

 Vacations offered in online auction, donations still accepted
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Vacations offered in online auction, donations still accepted

HANNIBAL | A vacation at a Costa Rican villa or a stay in a Park City, Utah, condo are among the items offered for the upcoming Bluff City theater's online auction.

Arty Party at The Orchard is success
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Arty Party at The Orchard is success

At the Sept. 4 Hannibal Arts Council's Arty Party at The Orchard, Becky Evans, leader of the HAC Children's Committee, said it was a great day to be outside for this event and expressed thanks to Jean Meyer for the use of The Orchard grounds.
Among the children ready to take home fireflies they made were sisters Clare, Lydia and Maggie Routh. Lydia showed their lights inside and said she might make more at home, because her mom knows where to buy the materials.

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Sunday house fire quickly extinguished

HANNIBAL | The Hannibal Fire Department quickly extinguished a house fire Sunday afternoon, Sept. 6, in the 1200 block of Center Street.

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Library celebrating 100 years of women voting

HANNIBAL | The 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, is being celebrated at the Hannibal Free Public Library with a More than a Month year-long celebration.

Sales of art will benefit HAC, Alzheimer's Foundation
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Sales of art will benefit HAC, Alzheimer's Foundation

HANNIBAL | The outdoors is featured in several art exhibits that opened Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Hannibal Arts Council. The exhibits will continue until Sept. 12.