Local News

Corn Planting Delays
Theres still plenty of time to get corn in the ground and expect good yields, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Bill Wiebold. Yield does not begin to drop...
Canton School Board
The Canton School Board met April 13. Hank Fisher and Lacy Spurgeon took the School Board Member Oath of Office. Board of Officers for 2015-2016 are: President-Stacey...
Canine Influenza
With the recent outbreak of canine influenza (H3N8) in the Chicago-area, many pet owners are worried about the health of their dogs. While this outbreak hasnt been reported...
Listening Post Scheduled
Staff from the office of Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder will conduct listening posts at Hannibal, Canton and Macon on Saturday, April 25. The listening sessions are an...
Spratt Honored
Harlie Spratt was honored on April 20 for his forty plus years of service to the Ewing Senior Housing Board. An article about his experiences and recollections will be...
Graves Mobile Office For Lewis County
Members of U.S. Representative Sam Graves staff will be holding Mobile Office stops in Northeast Missouri on Thursday, April 23. Graves Mobile Office hours give...
Plant Sale
The Salt River Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale May 2, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Y Men's Pavilion, 100 block of Hill St. in downtown Hannibal. All...
Steffenville Farmerettes
Members of the Steffenville Farmerette Club met in the home of Beverly Kern Saturday afternoon April 18, at 1:30. The meeting opened with a humorous reading entitled Now...
Pickles and Poker Run
Childhood cancer is the leading cause of disease-related death among children and adolescents (ages 1 to 19 years) in the United States, although cancer among children is...
Conservation Compliance Deadline
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation...
Highland Football Mom's Club
Highland Football Moms Club is made up of players moms, aunts, grandmothers, or female guardians who help support the players and coaches. Their mission is to establish a...
Maywood Fish Fry
The Maywood Volunteer Fire Department will have a Fish Fry, April 25 with serving from 5-7 p.m. at the Maywood Fire House. Donations accepted.
Blessing Cancer Center Highlights Testicular Cancer Awareness Month
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. To highlight this disease, the Blessing Cancer Center is setting up information displays at several locations that young men...
Lewis County Election Results
Election Day in Lewis County was held April 7 and preliminary results include the following. Two, three year term positions were open for the Lewis County C-1 School...