The HGTV show Home Town Takeover is generating a lot of buzz and plenty of stiff competition. Several area towns have submitted an application for a the popular TV show to stage a makeover of their town. Hannibal slid under the wire to apply before the deadline.
If you were going to visit Hannibal for the first time, what would you want to know? McKenzie Disselhorst with the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce shared some of the common (and a few of the not-so-common) questions her office has received from visitors to America's Hometown.
The Tom and Becky Program is an annual tradition in Hannibal. Started in 1956, it was created by the Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce as a contest to select an official Tom and an official Becky to greet students visiting Hannibal from St. Louis. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum has announced that it is assuming sponsorship of the program.