Bauer will be remembered as a 'gentle spirit'

Bauer will be remembered as a 'gentle spirit'

Dave Cawthon cherished his friendship with the Rev. Roy Bauer, the longtime pastor of St. Peter Parish who passed away late Friday night. "The Quincy area lost a saint, but heaven gained one," Cawthon said. "And that's a fact." Bauer, 83, was one of the most recognized and respected individuals of the parish, even after his June 2004 retirement.

Abbie Neally fell to her knees and yelled after recording the last strikeout. Her Quincy High School softball teammates quickly mobbed her in the circle. The celebration had the feel of winning a regional championship, but QHS had reason to enjoy a regular season victory Monday night.

AN appeals court in Chicago dealt another legal blow to imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich last week when it rejected his request for another sentencing hearing on his corruption conviction, the latest bid to reduce his 14-year prison term. J

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