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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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A few morning showers

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Windy with clouds

Tuesday
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Mix of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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Mostly cloudy

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Plenty of sun

Currently in Quincy as of

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  • Wind: SE @ 14 mph
  • Barometer: 30.38 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:57:29 am
  • Sunset: 04:45:03 pm
  • Humidity: 44
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Windy, chance of snow showers in the morning

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Currently in Macomb as of

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  • Wind: SSE @ 16 mph
  • Barometer: 30.41 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:55:54 am
  • Sunset: 04:40:34 pm
  • Humidity: 40
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Thursday
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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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  • Wind: SE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.38 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:54:11 am
  • Sunset: 04:43:20 pm
  • Humidity: 49
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

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Windy, and mainly cloudy

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Thursday
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Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 32°(Feels like 22°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 14 mph
  • Barometer: 30.38 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:57:06 am
  • Sunset: 04:45:50 pm
  • Humidity: 44
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

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All-terrain wheelchair will make hunting possible for wounded veterans

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QUINCY -- As each customer passed by the all-terrain wheelchair parked in the main aisle Thursday inside GameMasters, they stopped and lingered. They leaned on the arms, testing the wheelchair's shocks and sturdiness. They pushed it to see how the tank-like tracks moved. A couple of them even sat in it.

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Under the Influence: Change in processing offenders helps lead to reduction of DUIs in Adams County

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As the number of drunken driving cases reaching her desk continued to grow, Jennifer Cifaldi decided something needed to be done to stem the tide. Cifaldi, an assistant state's attorney who handles traffic offenses, went to Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard. The result was the institution of a DUI search warrant program. Starting in 2008, the county began to get search warrants for those suspected of DUI who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test. More>>

Mendon School Board approves tentative $2.38 million tax levy

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MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board this week approved a tentative 2014 tax levy of $2.38 million. While the levy is about 9 percent higher than the 2013 aggregate levy, Superintendent Brian Kurz said he anticipates the district's tax rate will remain unchanged at $4.59 per $100 assessed valuation.

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Mobile food pantry to give away more than 12,000 pounds of produce, other items

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QUINCY -- Five simple words explain why the second Madonna House-sponsored mobile food pantry is so important. "There is such a need," said Joanne Dedert, the executive director of Madonna House, whose outreach ministry is coordinating the 10 a.m. Saturday event at the Quincy Senior and Family Center, 639 York.

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GOOD NEWS CASE 12: Mom works two jobs to support kids, disabled husband

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QUINCY -- A mother of four works two jobs but still struggles to support her children and her disabilities husband. Susan is her family's sole provider since her husband, Bob, not their real names, has been unable to work for three years. Bob was involved in two traffic accidents then fell 20 feet from a collapsed deer stand last year, breaking his arm and back.

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Bill that would make firefighter manning subject to arbitration heads to governor

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Legislation that would make firefighter staffing levels subject to a potential arbitrator ruling is now on the way to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk after the Illinois Senate approved the bill Thursday. The bill would add manning and residency requirements as a working condition to be negotiated during negotiations with firefighter unions.

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State loan funds Clayton-Camp Point Water Commission project

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CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Clayton-Camp Point Water Commission will use a low-interest state loan to fund improvements in its drinking water system. Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday the $1.078 million loan through his Illinois Clean Water Initiative.

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  • Two Mo. 79 bridges get permanent weight restrictions

    Two Mo. 79 bridges get permanent weight restrictions

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:56 AM EST2014-11-21 13:56:13 GMT
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Two 80-year-old bridges on Mo. 79 in Pike County have been posted with a permanent 10-ton weight restriction because routine inspections found structural deficiencies in both bridges. Lighted signs...
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Two 80-year-old bridges on Mo. 79 in Pike County have been posted with a permanent 10-ton weight restriction because routine inspections found structural deficiencies in both bridges. Lighted signs...
  • Quincy woman's body exhumed to determine cause of death nine years later

    Quincy woman's body exhumed to determine cause of death nine years later

    Thursday, November 20 2014 5:36 PM EST2014-11-20 22:36:14 GMT
    The Adams County coroner's office has received an order of exhumation to determine the cause of death of a Quincy woman who died nine years ago. Coroner Jim Keller said the body of Linda J. Booth was exhumed Thursday. Booth, 50, was found dead early Sept. 11, 2005, in the pool of her south side residence.
    The Adams County coroner's office has received an order of exhumation to determine the cause of death of a Quincy woman who died nine years ago. Coroner Jim Keller said the body of Linda J. Booth was exhumed Thursday. Booth, 50, was found dead early Sept. 11, 2005, in the pool of her south side residence.
  • GOOD NEWS CASE 41: Health issues force woman to quit job as nurse

    GOOD NEWS CASE 41: Health issues force woman to quit job as nurse

    Thursday, November 20 2014 4:43 PM EST2014-11-20 21:43:27 GMT
    QUINCY -- Tracey would love to give her 5-year-old daughter, Emily, a Christmas to remember, but health issues are preventing her from being able to do that.
    QUINCY -- Tracey would love to give her 5-year-old daughter, Emily, a Christmas to remember, but health issues are preventing her from being able to do that.
  • Mann will not seek second term as 1st Ward alderman

    Mann will not seek second term as 1st Ward alderman

    Thursday, November 20 2014 12:58 PM EST2014-11-20 17:58:25 GMT
    First Ward Alderman Glenda “LeXze” Mann announced Thursday that she will not be seeking a second term. In an interview with The Herald-Whig, Mann said her personal circumstances have changed over the last 3 1/2 years.
    First Ward Alderman Glenda “LeXze” Mann announced Thursday that she will not be seeking a second term. In an interview with The Herald-Whig, Mann said her personal circumstances have changed over the last 3 1/2 years.
  • Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain to be crowned Saturday night

    Miss Hannibal, Miss Mark Twain to be crowned Saturday night

    Thursday, November 20 2014 12:09 PM EST2014-11-20 17:09:05 GMT
    Nearly two dozen young women will take the stage in Hannibal High School's auditorium Saturday in hopes of taking home a pageant title and scholarship.
    Nearly two dozen young women will take the stage in Hannibal High School's auditorium Saturday in hopes of taking home a pageant title and scholarship.
  • Quincy School Board adopts higher tax levy, but lower rate is expected

    Quincy School Board adopts higher tax levy, but lower rate is expected

    Thursday, November 20 2014 11:39 AM EST2014-11-20 16:39:23 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School Board on Wednesday adopted a tentative 2014 tax levy of $33.6 million, a 2.46 percent increase over the 2013 levy. While the higher levy will generate about $800,000 in additional revenue for local schools, the district's total tax rate is projected to be about 2 cents lower than the current rate of $4.13 per $100 assessed valuation.
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School Board on Wednesday adopted a tentative 2014 tax levy of $33.6 million, a 2.46 percent increase over the 2013 levy. While the higher levy will generate about $800,000 in additional revenue for local schools, the district's total tax rate is projected to be about 2 cents lower than the current rate of $4.13 per $100 assessed valuation.

  • 'Flat revenue, more expenses' projected for Pikeland School District

    'Flat revenue, more expenses' projected for Pikeland School District

    Thursday, November 20 2014 11:32 AM EST2014-11-20 16:32:19 GMT
    PITTSFIELD -- Bob Gray sees an annual audit report as more than a look back at the past year. It's a way to look into the future, and "it's flat revenue and more expenses" for the Pikeland School District, said Gray, who presented the audit report Wednesday from Arnold, Behrens, Nesbit, Gray.
    PITTSFIELD -- Bob Gray sees an annual audit report as more than a look back at the past year. It's a way to look into the future, and "it's flat revenue and more expenses" for the Pikeland School District, said Gray, who presented the audit report Wednesday from Arnold, Behrens, Nesbit, Gray.

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    Under the Influence: Behind prison walls, Ruble yearns for forgiveness

    Under the Influence: Behind prison walls, Ruble yearns for forgiveness

    Thursday, November 20 2014 10:59 AM EST2014-11-20 15:59:03 GMT
    Whenever Matthew Ruble starts to laugh, he stops himself. "All of a sudden my heart sinks within me because I think about the other families and the joy that has been stolen from them," Ruble said. "I feel like I'm undeserving to laugh and live life to its fullest because I've taken those lives." Ruble has bounced from prison to prison for more than five years, his mind never straying far from the early morning hours of April 19, 2009.
    Whenever Matthew Ruble starts to laugh, he stops himself. "All of a sudden my heart sinks within me because I think about the other families and the joy that has been stolen from them," Ruble said. "I feel like I'm undeserving to laugh and live life to its fullest because I've taken those lives." Ruble has bounced from prison to prison for more than five years, his mind never straying far from the early morning hours of April 19, 2009.
  • Attendance percentages slightly increase in Hannibal public schools

    Attendance percentages slightly increase in Hannibal public schools

    Thursday, November 20 2014 10:52 AM EST2014-11-20 15:52:18 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- All but one Hannibal public school saw gains in attendance percentages in September and October compared to the same time last year. The Hannibal School Board reviewed attendance data for the last school year and the first two full months of this school year at its meeting Wednesday.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- All but one Hannibal public school saw gains in attendance percentages in September and October compared to the same time last year. The Hannibal School Board reviewed attendance data for the last school year and the first two full months of this school year at its meeting Wednesday.

  • Local company to take over OLC's annual bridal show

    Local company to take over OLC's annual bridal show

    Thursday, November 20 2014 10:21 AM EST2014-11-20 15:21:46 GMT
    QUINCY -- Some changes are in store for one of the longest-running events hosted by the Oakley-Lindsay Center. The annual bridal show will no longer be orchestrated by the OLC staff as it has for the last decade, but by a local business.
    QUINCY -- Some changes are in store for one of the longest-running events hosted by the Oakley-Lindsay Center. The annual bridal show will no longer be orchestrated by the OLC staff as it has for the last decade, but by a local business.

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  • Quincy School Board delays action on hiring three firms to design new schools

    Quincy School Board delays action on hiring three firms to design new schools

    Thursday, November 20 2014 10:11 AM EST2014-11-20 15:11:59 GMT
    The Quincy School Board delayed action Wednesday on a proposal to hire three local architectural/engineering firms to share the task of designing five K-5 elementary schools and an addition onto Quincy High School. The board will meet in special session at 8 a.m. Monday to take up the issue.
    The Quincy School Board delayed action Wednesday on a proposal to hire three local architectural/engineering firms to share the task of designing five K-5 elementary schools and an addition onto Quincy High School. The board will meet in special session at 8 a.m. Monday to take up the issue.

  • Senate panel advances plan for $11 minimum wage

    Senate panel advances plan for $11 minimum wage

    Thursday, November 20 2014 9:44 AM EST2014-11-20 14:44:03 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a revamped proposal that would increase Illinois' minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2017, modified to give it a better chance of passage by year's end.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a revamped proposal that would increase Illinois' minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2017, modified to give it a better chance of passage by year's end.
  • Hannibal drivers exam station closed

    Hannibal drivers exam station closed

    Thursday, November 20 2014 9:04 AM EST2014-11-20 14:04:10 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Driver Examination Station is being closed immediately and until further notice, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Cmdr. James E. Wilt.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Driver Examination Station is being closed immediately and until further notice, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Cmdr. James E. Wilt.
  • JWCC board plans slight hike in tax rate

    JWCC board plans slight hike in tax rate

    Thursday, November 20 2014 12:32 AM EST2014-11-20 05:32:45 GMT
    The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees said Wednesday night a minimal increase involving the district's tax rate will be sought. Homeowners can expect to pay an additional $3.22 in property tax on a $100,000 home in 2015.
    The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees said Wednesday night a minimal increase involving the district's tax rate will be sought. Homeowners can expect to pay an additional $3.22 in property tax on a $100,000 home in 2015.
  • 'Look Who's Painting' fundraiser supports Big Brothers Big Sisters

    'Look Who's Painting' fundraiser supports Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 3:55 PM EST2014-11-19 20:55:22 GMT
    Artwork from various people around Quincy will be auctioned off as part of the third annual Look Who's Painting fundraiser in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois.
    Artwork from various people around Quincy will be auctioned off as part of the third annual Look Who's Painting fundraiser in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois.
  • Carthage man died of heart attack before fire at Bentzinger Home Supply

    Carthage man died of heart attack before fire at Bentzinger Home Supply

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 3:12 PM EST2014-11-19 20:12:16 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- A preliminary autopsy finding shows that a man found dead in a fire in a downtown Carthage building died before the fire started. Hancock County Coroner Kendall Beals said an autopsy performed on...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- A preliminary autopsy finding shows that a man found dead in a fire in a downtown Carthage building died before the fire started. Hancock County Coroner Kendall Beals said an autopsy performed on...
  • GOOD NEWS CASE 20: Mom takes care of family as husband fights cancer

    GOOD NEWS CASE 20: Mom takes care of family as husband fights cancer

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 2:20 PM EST2014-11-19 19:20:54 GMT
    QUINCY -- A family of five was making ends meet until a health scare during the summer. Dad was diagnosed with cancer and unable to work.
    QUINCY -- A family of five was making ends meet until a health scare during the summer. Dad was diagnosed with cancer and unable to work.

  • Pittsfield aldermen approve seeking federal funding for fire station project

    Pittsfield aldermen approve seeking federal funding for fire station project

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 12:24 PM EST2014-11-19 17:24:36 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield Fire Department is moving forward with City Council approval in seeking funding for a new fire house. Plans call for the department and the city to build the new station to provide easier access, more space and a way to meet current and future needs.
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield Fire Department is moving forward with City Council approval in seeking funding for a new fire house. Plans call for the department and the city to build the new station to provide easier access, more space and a way to meet current and future needs.

  • FYI FOOD: Pam Wood shares her tips on making family-favorite recipes

    FYI FOOD: Pam Wood shares her tips on making family-favorite recipes

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 12:04 PM EST2014-11-19 17:04:59 GMT
    Pam Wood adds a dash of tradition to her cooking. So when it's Thanksgiving, Scalloped Oysters have to be on the table. "My mother always had that," the Pittsfield woman said. "I carried it on."
    Pam Wood adds a dash of tradition to her cooking. So when it's Thanksgiving, Scalloped Oysters have to be on the table. "My mother always had that," the Pittsfield woman said. "I carried it on."

  • Colder-than-anticipated winter can lead to higher-than-expected heating bills

    Colder-than-anticipated winter can lead to higher-than-expected heating bills

    Wednesday, November 19 2014 9:22 AM EST2014-11-19 14:22:39 GMT
    QUINCY -- Call it the calm before the storm. The next storm, that is. The weekend weather forecast anticipates a break in the cold weather, with temperatures reaching into the 50s. After that, probably a week of rainy weather mixed with some temperatures in the 40s and 30s is headed our way.
    QUINCY -- Call it the calm before the storm. The next storm, that is. The weekend weather forecast anticipates a break in the cold weather, with temperatures reaching into the 50s. After that, probably a week of rainy weather mixed with some temperatures in the 40s and 30s is headed our way.

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    Under the Influence: Change in processing offenders helps lead to reduction of DUIs in Adams County

    Under the Influence: Change in processing offenders helps lead to reduction of DUIs in Adams County

    Friday, November 21 2014 11:18 AM EST2014-11-21 16:18:34 GMT
    As the number of drunken driving cases reaching her desk continued to grow, Jennifer Cifaldi decided something needed to be done to stem the tide. Cifaldi, an assistant state's attorney who handles traffic offenses, went to Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard. The result was the institution of a DUI search warrant program. Starting in 2008, the county began to get search warrants for those suspected of DUI who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test.
    As the number of drunken driving cases reaching her desk continued to grow, Jennifer Cifaldi decided something needed to be done to stem the tide. Cifaldi, an assistant state's attorney who handles traffic offenses, went to Adams County State's Attorney Jon Barnard. The result was the institution of a DUI search warrant program. Starting in 2008, the county began to get search warrants for those suspected of DUI who refused to submit to a Breathalyzer test.
  • Mobile food pantry to give away more than 12,000 pounds of produce, other items

    Mobile food pantry to give away more than 12,000 pounds of produce, other items

    Friday, November 21 2014 10:53 AM EST2014-11-21 15:53:39 GMT
    QUINCY -- Five simple words explain why the second Madonna House-sponsored mobile food pantry is so important. "There is such a need," said Joanne Dedert, the executive director of Madonna House, whose outreach ministry is coordinating the 10 a.m. Saturday event at the Quincy Senior and Family Center, 639 York.
    QUINCY -- Five simple words explain why the second Madonna House-sponsored mobile food pantry is so important. "There is such a need," said Joanne Dedert, the executive director of Madonna House, whose outreach ministry is coordinating the 10 a.m. Saturday event at the Quincy Senior and Family Center, 639 York.

  • Bill that would make firefighter manning subject to arbitration heads to governor

    Bill that would make firefighter manning subject to arbitration heads to governor

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:58 AM EST2014-11-21 14:58:45 GMT
    Legislation that would make firefighter staffing levels subject to a potential arbitrator ruling is now on the way to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk after the Illinois Senate approved the bill Thursday. The bill would add manning and residency requirements as a working condition to be negotiated during negotiations with firefighter unions.
    Legislation that would make firefighter staffing levels subject to a potential arbitrator ruling is now on the way to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk after the Illinois Senate approved the bill Thursday. The bill would add manning and residency requirements as a working condition to be negotiated during negotiations with firefighter unions.

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  • Area Roundup; Western takes big lead early, rolls past Griggsville-Perry in PCC Tournament

    Area Roundup; Western takes big lead early, rolls past Griggsville-Perry in PCC Tournament

    Friday, November 21 2014 12:15 PM EST2014-11-21 17:15:41 GMT
    Western jumped out to a 19-2 lead after the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way in a 55-30 victory over Griggsville-Perry at the Pike County Conference Tournament at Brussels, Ill.
    Western jumped out to a 19-2 lead after the first quarter and cruised the rest of the way in a 55-30 victory over Griggsville-Perry at the Pike County Conference Tournament at Brussels, Ill.

  • Markert becomes leading scorer in school history in Brown County victory

    Markert becomes leading scorer in school history in Brown County victory

    Friday, November 21 2014 12:11 PM EST2014-11-21 17:11:43 GMT
    Brown County girls basketball coach Dave Phelps has urged senior center Vanessa Markert to leave it all on the court for two years. Markert did so during Thursday night's 64-53 victory over West Central in a Western Illinois Valley Conference game, and she received a big reward for it. After scoring 33 points, Markert became the all-time leading scorer in Brown County history, surpassing Leah Kassing with 1,385 career points. Kassing's record was 1,382.
    Brown County girls basketball coach Dave Phelps has urged senior center Vanessa Markert to leave it all on the court for two years. Markert did so during Thursday night's 64-53 victory over West Central in a Western Illinois Valley Conference game, and she received a big reward for it. After scoring 33 points, Markert became the all-time leading scorer in Brown County history, surpassing Leah Kassing with 1,385 career points. Kassing's record was 1,382.
  • Meyer's smooth transition to head coach benefits Lady Raiders

    Meyer's smooth transition to head coach benefits Lady Raiders

    Friday, November 21 2014 12:07 PM EST2014-11-21 17:07:24 GMT
    Kevin Meyer wasn't worried about the transition from assistant to head coach of the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball program. Spending the last four seasons with Eric Orne prepared him and made the change easier. "We were like co-coaches," Meyer said. "At the end of the day, it was still his program but he let me do a lot of things and gave me a lot of responsibility." It's put the players at ease, too, ahead of Saturday's home opener against Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin.
    Kevin Meyer wasn't worried about the transition from assistant to head coach of the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball program. Spending the last four seasons with Eric Orne prepared him and made the change easier. "We were like co-coaches," Meyer said. "At the end of the day, it was still his program but he let me do a lot of things and gave me a lot of responsibility." It's put the players at ease, too, ahead of Saturday's home opener against Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin.

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  • Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:01 AM EST2014-11-21 14:01:14 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
  • Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-21 13:53:38 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
  • Operation Christmas Child donations accepted starting Nov. 17

    Operation Christmas Child donations accepted starting Nov. 17

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-20 13:53:32 GMT
    Local collection for Operation Christmas Child will be Nov. 17-24 at LifePoint Church, 18th and Harrison. Individuals and groups may drop off their gift-filled shoeboxes from 5:30-7 p.m. through Nov. 24; from 10-11 a.m....
    Local collection for Operation Christmas Child will be Nov. 17-24 at LifePoint Church, 18th and Harrison. Individuals and groups may drop off their gift-filled shoeboxes from 5:30-7 p.m. through Nov. 24; from 10-11 a.m....
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  • Cold case leads to adventure for Tempe Brennan

    Cold case leads to adventure for Tempe Brennan

    Sunday, November 16 2014 6:00 AM EST2014-11-16 11:00:13 GMT
    "Bones Never Lie" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 book is the 17th Dr. Temperance Brennan novel, "Bones Never Lie." Kathy Reichs takes readers back in time to a case that has haunted Tempe and...
    "Bones Never Lie" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 book is the 17th Dr. Temperance Brennan novel, "Bones Never Lie." Kathy Reichs takes readers back in time to a case that has haunted Tempe and...
  • On The Street: Thanks for service, Lincoln Award, childhood issue and cargo plane

    On The Street: Thanks for service, Lincoln Award, childhood issue and cargo plane

    Saturday, November 15 2014 11:26 PM EST2014-11-16 04:26:04 GMT
    THANKS FOR SERVICE: Art Awerkamp, chairman of the Flags of Honor program committee, spent several hours last weekend on the Illinois Veterans Home grounds talking with visitors and monitoring the area. Much of his time was...
    THANKS FOR SERVICE: Art Awerkamp, chairman of the Flags of Honor program committee, spent several hours last weekend on the Illinois Veterans Home grounds talking with visitors and monitoring the area. Much of his time was...
  • Novel tells of healer and demands made on her

    Novel tells of healer and demands made on her

    Sunday, November 9 2014 6:00 AM EST2014-11-09 11:00:13 GMT
    ‘The Wonder of All Things' The top book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "The Wonder of All Things" by Jason Mott. Wash and Ava are best friends. At 13, they still do most things together, including attend...
    ‘The Wonder of All Things' The top book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "The Wonder of All Things" by Jason Mott. Wash and Ava are best friends. At 13, they still do most things together, including attend...
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  • Your Turn with ... Lance Kendrick

    Your Turn with ... Lance Kendrick

    Saturday, November 15 2014 6:25 PM EST2014-11-15 23:25:36 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a pilot. I loved airplanes growing up and would tell a story about an orange airplane that flew over my head when I was little. What would you rather be doing right now? Golfing. ...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a pilot. I loved airplanes growing up and would tell a story about an orange airplane that flew over my head when I was little. What would you rather be doing right now? Golfing. ...
  • Your Turn with ... Sandy Schacht

    Your Turn with ... Sandy Schacht

    Saturday, November 8 2014 2:29 AM EST2014-11-08 07:29:44 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher. I wanted to write on a chalkboard, grade papers and have everyone listen to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Reading on a beach. Shhhhhh! Don't tell...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher. I wanted to write on a chalkboard, grade papers and have everyone listen to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Reading on a beach. Shhhhhh! Don't tell...
  • Your Turn with ... Joanne Dedert

    Your Turn with ... Joanne Dedert

    Tuesday, November 4 2014 12:56 PM EST2014-11-04 17:56:48 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to ... help people, specifically those who had less than I did. I grew up in a poor (monetarily) family. My faith got me through those tough times. I quickly learned there were many individuals...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to ... help people, specifically those who had less than I did. I grew up in a poor (monetarily) family. My faith got me through those tough times. I quickly learned there were many individuals...
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