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Cheyenne Allen and A.J. Knight

Knight, Allen to wed

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Amy and David Hill of Nebo, Ill. are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cheyenne, to A.J. Knight, son of Elaine and Duncan Prior of Troy and Ralph and ReNell Knight of Racine, Wis. The couple will wed Sept. 6 at Harpole’s Heartland Lodge in Illinois. Grandparents of the bride are Connie and Jim Manker of Griggsville, Ill. and Delores Allen of Pittsfield, Ill. Grandparents of the groom

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  • Children enjoy Great Egg Drop at the Library

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    Area children participated in the Great Egg Drop.

    Things were “smashing” at the Library on Wednesday July 23 at the Great Egg Drop.  A team of young engineers, with help from parents and Friends of the Library members Julie Stephens and Stan Ehinger, created safe havens for their eggs and watched them being dropped by city administrator, Bob Jenne outside the library. Youngsters ages four to six joined the young scientists as an enthusiastic audience for the big

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  • Eolia farmer recounts Korean War: Notice of ill father probably saved his life

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    Eolia farmer

    If his father hadn’t fallen ill, Eolia farmer and Korean War veteran John Hood probably wouldn’t be here today. Hood, 84, recently gave an account of his experiences in the Korean War at the Elsberry Nutrition Center. Hood was drafted in 1951 and said he experienced a number of heavy battles during his time in Korea, a stay that was much shorter than for most other soldiers. Early in 1952,

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  • Northeast Independent Living Services to celebrate 20th anniversary

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:23 am

    NorthEast Independent Living Services will celebrate its 20th Anniversary early next month. A celebratory event will be held Saturday, Aug. 2 at the American Legion Hall on Highway MM in Hannibal from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event will include a bounce house, numerous carnival-type games for children, face painting and music. We are also excited to announce that a Hannibal Fire Department truck, Hannibal Police Department D.A.R.E. vehicle,

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  • McElfresh, Booth to wed

    Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Michelle McElfresh and Chris Booth

    Michelle McElfresh of Louisiana and Chris Booth of Vincennes, Ind. announce their engagement. Michelle is the daughter of Darrell McElfresh of Donnellson, Iowa and Vicky and Kevin Keely of Louisiana. Grandparents are Joyce and Bob Findley of Louisiana, Patricia McElfresh of Lebanon and the late Lawrence ‘Mac’ McElfresh, and the late Charlie and Irene ‘Sissy’ Mitts. She is a graduate from Louisiana High School and a nursing graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange

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  • Library holds “Fiesta” story hour

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Twenty-three youngsters attended the “Fiesta” at the Louisiana Public Library on Wednesday, July 9. Children listened to read alouds, completed craft activities, received small gifts and each child attending was invited to select a “Keep Book”. Readers for the story hour were Leah Norvell and Jeremy Booth.  The books on display and the read aloud selections at the Story Hour were purchased through a GFWC Literacy Grant by GFWC Chautauqua

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  • Freeman, Pease engaged

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 4:26 pm

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    Shirley Freeman, of Bowling Green, announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Sarah Marie, to Caleb Eugene Pease. Sarah graduated from North Platte High School and attended Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, Neb.  She is employed at Community State Bank. Caleb graduated from Bowling Green High School and received an associate degree in auto mechanics from Linn Tech.  He is employed at Weber Automotive. He is the son

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