The sleepy river town of Hannibal, lies just two hours up the scenic River Road from St. Louis but a world apart from the bustling city. Hannibal offers city slickers a chance to relish the past, not just the rich literary past of Mark Twain, Missouri’s most famous curmudgeon, or even the fictional histories of his characters. Hannibal also invites visitors to remember a time when the family vacation was a long drive in the family car to a quiet town, and this little trip includes historic homes, caves and riverboats.
Two Hannibal residents have been killed in a traffic accident in New Mexico.
The bill calls for the U.S. Mint to produce limited editions of $1 and $5 commemorative gold coins honoring Twain.
Former Palmyra High School teacher and assistant football coach Randy Shepard was arrested March 9.
A first-day-of-issue ceremony is Saturday in Hannibal.
Some towns will get within inches of major flooding.
It wasn’t immediately clear where the train came from, or where it was heading.
Moderate flooding is predicted in towns like Hannibal, Clarksville and Winfield.
If renovation plans succeed, the home where the legendary Titanic survivor grew up could reopen to the public by Memorial Day.
Manuel Cazares is charged with two counts of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the stabbing deaths of his former girlfriend and her friend.