Center Street in Hannibal is closed because of structural problems in the steeple at First Presbyterian Church at 6th and Center. Hannibal City officials say an inspection of the leaning steeple Thursday resulted in its condemnation after it was found that timbers in the steeple were rotted and damaged by the recent wind storm. Center is barricaded and caution tape is in place around the building.

Alan Lukens of Klingner And Associates conducted the inspection. He describes what he found...