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Carnival at National Tom Sawyer Days
Kurt Parsons

Carnival to Bring New Rides to Hannibal During 2015 National Tom Sawyer Days

National Tom Sawyer Days in Hannibal will be held for the 60th time in 2015. It was recently announced that country music's Jon Pardi will be the Friday night headliner at Tanyard Gardens. According to the Hannibal Jaycees, several upgrades and improvements are being planned for Hannibal's annual summertime festival, including bringing in different rides for the carnival.

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dolgachov, ThinkStock
dolgachov, ThinkStock

The Great Girlfriend Getaway, Color in Motion 5K, Hillbilly Auction and Historic Homes Tour This Weekend

Girlfriends, color for a good cause and classic architecture are on the local weekend calendar.

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Category: Articles, Local News, News
Baby Back Ribs

Wounded Warrior Rib Fest Cookout May 23 at Heartland Lodge

If you like a good slab of ribs and you appreciate what our fighting men and women have done for our country, mark Saturday May 23 on your calendar.

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Quincy, Illinois and Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

The Best Cities in the Tri-States: Which is Your Favorite? [Poll]

I'm always seeing lists online of "the coolest cities in America" or "the best cities in America" or "the best cities to ... fill in the blank." Every time I see one of these stories, I read it. Sometimes local and regional cities make these lists. Forbes named Quincy one of the "best small places to raise a family" a few years ago. Once, Hannibal was among the "most exciting cities in Missouri." More than one Pike County city ranked among the "safest cities in Illinois." If we were to make a list of The Best Cities in the Tri-States, which city would you vote for?

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William Charles Ellersick
Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missing Missouri Man Found Safe

The Endangered Silver Advisory for 77-year-old William Charles Ellersick has been canceled. Ellersick has been found safe, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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Lisa and Alan Robertson
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Have Lunch With Alan and Lisa Robertson of ‘Duck Dynasty’

Quincy Christian School is bringing the "beardless brother" from Duck Dynasty to the Kroc Center on May 16 to speak during a school fundraiser. The school has also announced that they will host a special “New Season Luncheon” with Alan and Lisa Robertson on the same day.

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Pirates
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Pirates Fan Hospitalized After Getting Hammered by Foul Ball [GRAPHIC VIDEO]

This is not the type of hit you want to see at a baseball game.

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Category: Country, News, Sports
Matt Kenseth
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Matt Kenseth Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Sprint Cup Race

Matt Kenseth snapped a 51-race losing streak by winning a rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Sunday night.

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Category: Country, News, Sports
Lighthouse steps - Hannibal, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Shine a Light on Autism Lighthouse Challenge, Relay for Life and More on the Weekend Schedule

If you're in search of ways to have a good time for a good cause, there are a number of opportunities to do just that around the area this weekend.

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Country Star Jon Pardi to Perform at National Tom Sawyer Days [Interview]

A top ten country star will be the headline act at Tanyard Gardens during National Tom Sawyer Days for 2015.

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