Two Accused Of Child Sex Crimes In Audrain Court

Two men accused of having sex with a 13 year old girl resulting in her becoming pregnant were in Audrain County Court today [Thursday] for bond reduction hearings. Dereck Turnage of Hannibal and Gerald Walker Jr. of Laddonia were being held without bond in the Audrain County Jail. Judge Linda Hamlett ruled Turnage, who is […]

Bond Reduction Hearings Set For Two Accused Of Child Sex Crimes

Bond reduction hearings have been set for two men accused of having sexual relations with a 13 year old girl resulting in a pregnancy. According to court records, Gerald Walker Jr. of Laddonia requested a bond reduction hearing be continued so his attorney may be present and represent him. His hearing will be September 3 […]

Two Charged After 13 Year Old Found To Be Pregnant

Two men have been charged in Audrain County after a 13 year old girl was found to be pregnant after a visit to a medical clinic. According to the probable cause statements, The Audrain County detective met with the girl and she originally stated 19 year old Gerald Walker Jr. of Laddonia was the father […]

Perseid Meteor Shower Can Be Seen Tonight

The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will still be at its peak tonight. [Tuesday] The Perseid Meteor Shower can produce up to 100 meteors per hour and are most visible after midnight. Although the nearly full moon could make some of the dimmer meteors more difficult to see, the bright ones will still be clearly visible. […]

HomeBank To Present Check To Honor Flights

The employees of HomeBank have spent the last 6 months raising money for the Central Missouri and Great River Honor Flight Programs and will be presenting the money on Friday. Employees in Centralia, Palmyra, Canton, Hannibal, and West Quincy have had pie-in-the-face contests, raffles, BBQ lunches and hosted a trap shoot to raise the more […]

Tolton One Step Closer To Sainthood

Father Augustine Tolton, the country’s first black priest and former slave in Missouri, was proclaimed “Venerable” today [Wednesday] by Pope Francis. The Venerable designation means he is officially recognized as living a life of heroic virtue by the Catholic Church. Father Tolton was born just outside of Hannibal in 1854. He escaped slavery in Missouri […]

Three Arrested After Chase, Search In Monroe City

Three people were arrested after fleeing from police in Monroe City this afternoon. [Tuesday] According to the Monroe City Police Department, they received information from the Hannibal Police Department that a vehicle involved in a robbery was parked at Orscheln’s in Monroe City. When a unit attempted to make contact the vehicle fled at a […]

Four Injured In Ralls County Crash

Four people were taken to the hospital after an accident on U.S. 61 in Ralls County just after 8:30 this morning. [Wednesday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened when 65 year old Frank William of New Bloomfield was traveling northbound and 25 year old Mathew Robinson pulled into his path. William was […]

Charges Upgraded In Hannibal Altercation

The Marion County Prosecutor upgraded charges against a Hannibal man today [Friday] after an assault that led to the death of 43 year old Gregory Stanley. Damien Fugate is accused of causing a disturbance at the restaurant on March 24, being verbally abusive to customers and assaulting Stanley, who was taken to Blessing Hospital where […]