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Veterans Day


The Admiral Coontz Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11 due to the Veterans Day holiday. The Rec Center will reopen to recreational activities at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 12.  

Nature program moved inside


Due to colder weather in the forecast, a nature program has been moved inside. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a nature program called ““The Darker the Sky the Better” starting at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center. Gale Rublee,…

Nature program about the moon set for Nov. 20


Astronomy buffs will be over the moon about a nature program offered by Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 6 p.m. Nov. 20. “The Moon is Always Super” will be offered by Dr. Robert Sadler, professor of Physical Sciences at Culver-Stockton College. He will present…

Veterans Memorial dedication is Saturday


Beautiful weather is in the forecast for the official dedication of the Veterans Memorial and Freedom Bell at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at Cardiff Hill Overlook. There have been 390 bricks purchased and 339 of them have been installed in front of the…

Nature program puts spotlight on dark skies


Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday so the skies will get darker earlier in the day. But all around us, natural darkness is disappearing due to the growing glow of artificial lights. Hannibal Parks & Recreation is sponsoring a nature program called ““The Darker the…

Pumpkins in the Park winners announced


Hannibal Parks & Recreation has announced the winners of the seventh annual Pumpkins in the Park contest. Children’s division Creative: Avery Coffey Scary: Dallas Jurado Market Manager’s Choice: Arthur Jurado Adult division Creative: Amara Coffey Scary: Kameil Crane Market Manager’s Choice: Susan White Prizes…

Trout to be stocked in Huckleberry Park pond


School will be in session Monday, Nov. 1 as Huckleberry Park pond will be stocked with 400 trout. There will be an additional 300 trout stocked at a later date. Hannibal Parks & Recreation recently entered into a 25-year Community Assistant Program agreement with…

Saturday at Central Park


Saturday, Oct. 30 is the last day of the Central Park Farmers Market for the 2021 season. Market hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday. Steve Huse, market manager, said the vendors have been pleased with the turnout of customers this year. “We have…

Lakeside Technology Park named 100-Gig Certified Site


HANNIBAL, MO – Chariton Valley (CV) recently announced the completion of its state-of-the-art fiber network at the Hannibal Lakeside Technology Park. The network will deliver 100 gigabit service that is essential for large-scale businesses with extensive operations. “Chariton Valley is proud of our partnership…

Ramp Park to begin winter hours


The Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park will begin reduced hours for the winter. Starting Nov. 1, the Ramp Park will be open only on weekends, weather permitting. The hours are noon to dark Saturday and Sunday. The park is for roller skates, roller blades,…

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