‘ Shrek ’ production a family affair

Some of the “Shrek” cast includes, back row: Tate Shambo, Abigail Lareau, Issac and Ella Shambo, Audrey Donovan, Mason Margrey; middle: Doug Schneider, Catrina Edwards, Leah Mullen and Tegan Margrey; front row: Ethan Cliff, Gregory Thomas, Arianna Jones and Odin Mosher.
Some of the “Shrek” cast includes, back row: Tate Shambo, Abigail Lareau, Issac and Ella Shambo, Audrey Donovan, Mason Margrey; middle: Doug Schneider, Catrina Edwards, Leah Mullen and Tegan Margrey; front row: Ethan Cliff, Gregory Thomas, Arianna Jones and Odin Mosher.

The Oswego Children’s Theater’s latest production, “Shrek the Musical,” is a family affair in a couple of ways.  

First, it tells the story of two young people abandoned by their families, but Oswego Children Theater’s production of the show involves families in quite another way, in that many members of the cast and crew are related to each other.  Continue reading

Country Cruizers Car Club donate to scholarships

The Country Cruizers Car Club presented a donation of $500 to the Hannibal Chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a subsidiary of Scholarship America. The Hannibal chapter raises money through various fundraising activities, most notably the annual Ducks over the Dam race to be held July 20.  Donations and bequests are also welcome and are tax deductible. The money raised is used provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Hannibal High School. This year, 15 $500 scholarships wee awarded, including three funded by the Country Cruizers.  The members of the Country Cruizers Car Club enjoy their antique and street rod vehicles, but also strongly value community service. The club has supported Dollars for Scholars for a number of years and also supports the local food pantries with donations each year.  Shown are Mike Abare, president of the Country Cruizers, and Louis Gilbert, president of Dollars for Scholars.
The Country Cruizers Car Club presented a donation of $500 to the Hannibal Chapter of Dollars for Scholars, a subsidiary of Scholarship America. The Hannibal chapter raises money through various fundraising activities, most notably the annual Ducks over the Dam race to be held July 20.
Donations and bequests are also welcome and are tax deductible. The money raised is used provide scholarships to graduating seniors from Hannibal High School. This year, 15 $500 scholarships wee awarded, including three funded by the Country Cruizers.
The members of the Country Cruizers Car Club enjoy their antique and street rod vehicles, but also strongly value community service. The club has supported Dollars for Scholars for a number of years and also supports the local food pantries with donations each year.
Shown are Mike Abare, president of the Country Cruizers, and Louis Gilbert, president of Dollars for Scholars.

In and Around Hannibal: Hannibal Methodist Church, Part 3

Part III Hannibal Methodist Church

In July of 1984, 200 years of Methodism in America is celebrated.

Both the Methodist and Community Churches joined together for worship in a special service titled “Prayer in the Square.”

We all gathered bringing our own lawn chairs, forming a large congregation for this special occasion. A good number of the attendees came dressed in the period.   Continue reading

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