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  • Hannibal officer involved in shooting in historic downtown

    Hannibal officer involved in shooting in historic downtown

    Sunday, January 25 2015 3:26 AM EST2015-01-25 08:26:29 GMT
     Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis said in a press release early Sunday morning that one man, a passenger in a vehicle involved in the incident, suffered a gunshot wound about 9:15 p.m. Davis said the man was conscious and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Hannibal police are not releasing the names of anyone involved in the incident, including the officer who fired the shot.
     Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis said in a press release early Sunday morning that one man, a passenger in a vehicle involved in the incident, suffered a gunshot wound about 9:15 p.m. Davis said the man was conscious and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Hannibal police are not releasing the names of anyone involved in the incident, including the officer who fired the shot.

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Currently in Hannibal as of

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Unique new office shows off Michelmann Steel's 150-year history

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Customers stepping into the newly remodeled sales office of Michelmann Steel, 137 N. Second, immediately see evidence of the company's purpose and its 150-year history. More>>

Palmyra Police Department preparing to leave cramped space behind City Hall for new 3,100-square-foot facility

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The Palmyra Police Department will soon take another step toward gaining much-needed breathing room.

Construction on a new standalone police station off New and North Main streets should begin in the coming weeks, depending on weather conditions. Completing the 3,100-square-foot facility will allow the department to move from cramped quarters behind Palmyra City Hall to a space that better serves its privacy and safety needs.
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The Forgotten Emancipator: Upcoming 150th anniversary showcases how Northeast Missouri man helped free slaves

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The name of John Brooks Henderson is largely forgotten, even among many history buffs. More>>

Oakley leaves legacy of five decades of community service

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Peter A. "Tony" Oakley, a fourth-generation member of his family to work for The Herald-Whig, died Friday night after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. Mr. Oakley spent about 50 years with the company, mostly in the circulation and community relations divisions of the newspaper. He was active in many community organizations and he was especially interested in the arts and social services.

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School Sisters of Notre Dame being honored for 155 years of service in Quincy

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This ongoing commitment to educating students and aiding the community will be recognized Saturday when the SSND religious order is given the 2015 "Friend of Catholic Education Award." The seventh annual award -- sponsored by the Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools Foundation -- will be presented during a $100-a-plate fund-raising banquet at the Holiday Inn, 4821 Oak. A 6:30 p.m. social hour will precede the dinner. More>>

QU students serve in honor of MLK

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Emily Lindemulder caught the community service bug on Saturday. A Quincy University sophomore, Lindemulder joined roommates Jessica Wicinski and Rachael Binash to volunteer at the Quincy Humane Society. Even though she had hoped to play with some dogs and cats, Lindemulder wound up cleaning kennels and clearing out a refrigerator during the trio's two-hour stay. More>>

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  • Pikeland outlines timetable for air-conditioning projects

    Pikeland outlines timetable for air-conditioning projects

    Saturday, January 24 2015 1:02 AM EST2015-01-24 06:02:12 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pikeland School District is moving forward with its plans to install air conditioning in three buildings over the summer. Superintendent Paula Hawley outlined a timetable Wednesday for seeking bids for the air-conditioning units as well as asbestos abatement at South Elementary School, the alternative school and Pittsfield High School. "We want to try our best to get it done this summer," Hawley said. 
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pikeland School District is moving forward with its plans to install air conditioning in three buildings over the summer. Superintendent Paula Hawley outlined a timetable Wednesday for seeking bids for the air-conditioning units as well as asbestos abatement at South Elementary School, the alternative school and Pittsfield High School. "We want to try our best to get it done this summer," Hawley said. 

  • Louisiana City Council fires city administrator

    Louisiana City Council fires city administrator

    Saturday, January 24 2015 12:59 AM EST2015-01-24 05:59:54 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- After being told by Louisiana's mayor he no longer had confidence in him, Louisiana City Administrator Bob Jenne was fired by the Louisiana City Council during a special meeting Thursday night. The City Council voted 6-2 to remove Jenne, who also served as the city's police chief. Jenne was replaced on an interim basis as city administrator by Kelly Henderson. Deputy Chief April Epperson will take over Jenne's duties as police chief.
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- After being told by Louisiana's mayor he no longer had confidence in him, Louisiana City Administrator Bob Jenne was fired by the Louisiana City Council during a special meeting Thursday night. The City Council voted 6-2 to remove Jenne, who also served as the city's police chief. Jenne was replaced on an interim basis as city administrator by Kelly Henderson. Deputy Chief April Epperson will take over Jenne's duties as police chief.
  • Historical Society's open house at former Gardner Museum invites people back in time

    Historical Society's open house at former Gardner Museum invites people back in time

    Saturday, January 24 2015 12:58 AM EST2015-01-24 05:58:29 GMT
    QUINCY -- In a matter of seconds, Frank Specht was transported back to a Friday evening in the late 1950s. It's been that long since, Specht, 65, had been up to the second floor of the former Quincy Public Library building at the southwest corner of Fourth and Maine in downtown Quincy. The place looked much the same as it did when he was just a 10-year-old who spent time in the children's department of the library, he said.
    QUINCY -- In a matter of seconds, Frank Specht was transported back to a Friday evening in the late 1950s. It's been that long since, Specht, 65, had been up to the second floor of the former Quincy Public Library building at the southwest corner of Fourth and Maine in downtown Quincy. The place looked much the same as it did when he was just a 10-year-old who spent time in the children's department of the library, he said.

  • Liberty man's aggravated DUI trial pushed back to May

    Liberty man's aggravated DUI trial pushed back to May

    Saturday, January 24 2015 12:55 AM EST2015-01-24 05:55:27 GMT
    QUINCY -- The trial of a Liberty man charged with aggravated DUI stemming from a fatal crash was pushed back Friday after his lawyer lost a motion hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 49, will stand trial in May. He was originally scheduled to go to trial in March. The trial date was moved after Judge Scott Walden denied a motion made by Tenhouse's lawyer, Todd Goebel of Springfield, to exclude hospital blood test results.
    QUINCY -- The trial of a Liberty man charged with aggravated DUI stemming from a fatal crash was pushed back Friday after his lawyer lost a motion hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 49, will stand trial in May. He was originally scheduled to go to trial in March. The trial date was moved after Judge Scott Walden denied a motion made by Tenhouse's lawyer, Todd Goebel of Springfield, to exclude hospital blood test results.

  • Board of Health nominating committee to seek ninth member

    Board of Health nominating committee to seek ninth member

    Friday, January 23 2015 1:16 PM EST2015-01-23 18:16:56 GMT
    Having an odd number of board members also helps prevent concerns with tie votes. With nine members, the board could establish three standing three-member committees — such as finance, nominating and special projects — with no member being required to serve on multiple committees.

    Having an odd number of board members also helps prevent concerns with tie votes. With nine members, the board could establish three standing three-member committees — such as finance, nominating and special projects — with no member being required to serve on multiple committees.

  • JWCC 'Adults Only' meetings designed to help potential non-traditional students

    JWCC 'Adults Only' meetings designed to help potential non-traditional students

    Friday, January 23 2015 1:06 PM EST2015-01-23 18:06:44 GMT
     Current adult students at JWCC will join with recent alumni in small groups to answer the key questions on the minds of other non-traditional students considering college. The focus of the gatherings will deal with three themes: time, money and results.
     Current adult students at JWCC will join with recent alumni in small groups to answer the key questions on the minds of other non-traditional students considering college. The focus of the gatherings will deal with three themes: time, money and results.

  • Brown County commended for no traffic deaths in 2014

    Brown County commended for no traffic deaths in 2014

    Friday, January 23 2015 12:49 PM EST2015-01-23 17:49:29 GMT
     For the fourth time in the last six years, Brown County made it through an entire year with no traffic fatalities. The small county was just one of nine in the state that didn't have anyone die on its roads in 2014.
     For the fourth time in the last six years, Brown County made it through an entire year with no traffic fatalities. The small county was just one of nine in the state that didn't have anyone die on its roads in 2014.

  • Greenfield Elementary School likely to be sold next fall

    Greenfield Elementary School likely to be sold next fall

    Friday, January 23 2015 12:46 PM EST2015-01-23 17:46:03 GMT
     The board voted 7-0 in October to close Greenfield because of a budget shortfall caused by dwindling state aid. Closing Greenfield will save the Mendon School District about $350,000 a year. Thanks to retirements and normal attrition, no jobs will be lost. 
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  • Pikeland School Board lends support to Illinois education

    Pikeland School Board lends support to Illinois education

    Friday, January 23 2015 12:20 PM EST2015-01-23 17:20:15 GMT
    Vision 20/20 could benefit the district by pushing for teacher reciprocity agreements with surrounding states, a more balanced approach to testing and a two-year budget cycle.
    Vision 20/20 could benefit the district by pushing for teacher reciprocity agreements with surrounding states, a more balanced approach to testing and a two-year budget cycle.

  • Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame inductees give Quincy credit

    Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame inductees give Quincy credit

    Thursday, January 22 2015 1:10 PM EST2015-01-22 18:10:39 GMT
    Three men who became the newest members of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce's Business Hall of Fame on Wednesday said they owe much of their success to the community they love. The inductees for 2015 are Delmer R. Mitchell, partner with Schmiedeskamp, Robertson Neu and Mitchell LLP; Sam Rinella Jr., co-founder of the Rinella Co.; and Ron Vecchie, vice president of Refreshment Services Pepsi. The induction ceremony was held at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.
    Three men who became the newest members of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce's Business Hall of Fame on Wednesday said they owe much of their success to the community they love. The inductees for 2015 are Delmer R. Mitchell, partner with Schmiedeskamp, Robertson Neu and Mitchell LLP; Sam Rinella Jr., co-founder of the Rinella Co.; and Ron Vecchie, vice president of Refreshment Services Pepsi. The induction ceremony was held at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.
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  • Police search for suspects in Palmyra parks vandalism

    Police search for suspects in Palmyra parks vandalism

    Thursday, January 22 2015 10:24 AM EST2015-01-22 15:24:31 GMT
    Palmyra police and city parks officials are seeking information regarding tire ruts, toppled trees and other vandalism in the city's green spaces. Doug Meyers, Palmyra Parks and Recreation director, said a recent bout of vandalism has gone on for about a month. Much of the damage occurred in the city's nature park, but Flower City Park has also been a target.
    Palmyra police and city parks officials are seeking information regarding tire ruts, toppled trees and other vandalism in the city's green spaces. Doug Meyers, Palmyra Parks and Recreation director, said a recent bout of vandalism has gone on for about a month. Much of the damage occurred in the city's nature park, but Flower City Park has also been a target.

  • Park District gets, loses state funding for skate park

    Park District gets, loses state funding for skate park

    Thursday, January 22 2015 9:24 AM EST2015-01-22 14:24:37 GMT
    The state of Illinois giveth, and the state of Illinois taketh away. The Quincy Park District learned Dec. 31 that it had received a $30,000 grant to help build a skate park at Lincoln Park near its headquarters on Bonansinga Drive. However, Gov. Bruce Rauner told recipients that the state would not honor any grants issued by the administration of former governor Pat Quinn because of a spending freeze.
    The state of Illinois giveth, and the state of Illinois taketh away. The Quincy Park District learned Dec. 31 that it had received a $30,000 grant to help build a skate park at Lincoln Park near its headquarters on Bonansinga Drive. However, Gov. Bruce Rauner told recipients that the state would not honor any grants issued by the administration of former governor Pat Quinn because of a spending freeze.

  • Missouri road crisis details revealed at Conference on Transportation

    Missouri road crisis details revealed at Conference on Transportation

    Friday, January 23 2015 11:52 AM EST2015-01-23 16:52:28 GMT
    More details on a bare-bones Missouri highway plan were revealed Thursday at a transportation conference where state lawmakers gave little reason for hope they will find a funding solution anytime soon.
    More details on a bare-bones Missouri highway plan were revealed Thursday at a transportation conference where state lawmakers gave little reason for hope they will find a funding solution anytime soon.
  • Moore disputes claims that process wasn't open to aldermen

    Moore disputes claims that process wasn't open to aldermen

    Friday, January 23 2015 10:05 AM EST2015-01-23 15:05:29 GMT
    Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore is contesting assertions of some aldermen that the process the city implemented to hire private companies to handle sludge disposal and operating the wastewater treatment plant was not transparent enough. Alderman Mike Farha said the Finance Committee was only provided a presentation that contained scoring completed by the administration and not the details of the proposals by each company.
    Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore is contesting assertions of some aldermen that the process the city implemented to hire private companies to handle sludge disposal and operating the wastewater treatment plant was not transparent enough. Alderman Mike Farha said the Finance Committee was only provided a presentation that contained scoring completed by the administration and not the details of the proposals by each company.
  • Former Quincy Community Theatre bookkeeper gets probation in theft case

    Former Quincy Community Theatre bookkeeper gets probation in theft case

    Thursday, January 22 2015 3:33 PM EST2015-01-22 20:33:05 GMT
    A former bookeeper and box office manager for the Quincy Community Theatre was sentenced to probation Thursday after she stole more than $12,000 from the organization over a 19-month period. P. Lynn Schlientz, 52, of Benton, Ark., was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge William Mays during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. 
    A former bookeeper and box office manager for the Quincy Community Theatre was sentenced to probation Thursday after she stole more than $12,000 from the organization over a 19-month period. P. Lynn Schlientz, 52, of Benton, Ark., was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge William Mays during a hearing in Adams County Circuit Court. 
  • Oakley-Lindsay Center gets Ameren Illinois grant to replace theater light bulbs

    Oakley-Lindsay Center gets Ameren Illinois grant to replace theater light bulbs

    Thursday, January 22 2015 1:52 PM EST2015-01-22 18:52:06 GMT
    The Oakley-Lindsay Center will receive an $11,000 grant from Ameren Illinois' ActOnEnergy program to install more energy-efficient lighting in the facility's theater. Rob Ebbing, executive director of the Oakley-Lindsay Center, told the Quincy Civic Center Authority on Wednesday that the grant will pay for replacing incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs.
    The Oakley-Lindsay Center will receive an $11,000 grant from Ameren Illinois' ActOnEnergy program to install more energy-efficient lighting in the facility's theater. Rob Ebbing, executive director of the Oakley-Lindsay Center, told the Quincy Civic Center Authority on Wednesday that the grant will pay for replacing incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs.

  • Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone one of 67 applications filed to the state

    Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone one of 67 applications filed to the state

    Thursday, January 22 2015 1:13 PM EST2015-01-22 18:13:40 GMT
    The Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone is one of 67 applications submitted to the state of Illinois for consideration, according to an announcement from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. DCEO will score each application and submit its findings to a five-member Enterprise Zone Board by June 30. The board, which will be appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, is expected to approve or deny the applications by Sept. 30...
    The Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone is one of 67 applications submitted to the state of Illinois for consideration, according to an announcement from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. DCEO will score each application and submit its findings to a five-member Enterprise Zone Board by June 30. The board, which will be appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, is expected to approve or deny the applications by Sept. 30...
  • Hannibal School Board approves bus purchase

    Hannibal School Board approves bus purchase

    Thursday, January 22 2015 12:09 PM EST2015-01-22 17:09:10 GMT
    The Hannibal School Board accepted a $261,522.15 bid from Commerce Bank to finance the purchase of three 27-passenger buses. The board elected to buy the buses from Midwest Bus Sales at its December meeting. Business Manager Rich Stilley said last month they will be used to transport early childhood special education students and older special education students to and from school. 
    The Hannibal School Board accepted a $261,522.15 bid from Commerce Bank to finance the purchase of three 27-passenger buses. The board elected to buy the buses from Midwest Bus Sales at its December meeting. Business Manager Rich Stilley said last month they will be used to transport early childhood special education students and older special education students to and from school. 

  • JWCC unveils Woody the Trail Blazer as mascot

    JWCC unveils Woody the Trail Blazer as mascot

    Thursday, January 22 2015 11:54 AM EST2015-01-22 16:54:13 GMT
    John Wood Community College introduced its first official mascot -- Woody the Trail Blazer -- Wednesday as part of its 40th anniversary celebration. JWCC President Mike Elbe said he felt having a mascot symbolizes the growth of the school and noted that prospective students often recognize certain colleges by their mascot.
    John Wood Community College introduced its first official mascot -- Woody the Trail Blazer -- Wednesday as part of its 40th anniversary celebration. JWCC President Mike Elbe said he felt having a mascot symbolizes the growth of the school and noted that prospective students often recognize certain colleges by their mascot.

  • Former School Board member Steve Krause appointed to Jeff Mays' vacant seat

    Former School Board member Steve Krause appointed to Jeff Mays' vacant seat

    Thursday, January 22 2015 11:51 AM EST2015-01-22 16:51:03 GMT
    The Quincy School Board has appointed former board member Steve Krause to the seat vacated by the resignation of Jeff Mays, who stepped down Jan. 13 with three months left on his second four-year term. Mays resigned a day after he began serving as director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security in Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration.
    The Quincy School Board has appointed former board member Steve Krause to the seat vacated by the resignation of Jeff Mays, who stepped down Jan. 13 with three months left on his second four-year term. Mays resigned a day after he began serving as director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security in Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration.

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  • Hannibal officer involved in shooting in historic downtown

    Hannibal officer involved in shooting in historic downtown

    Sunday, January 25 2015 3:26 AM EST2015-01-25 08:26:29 GMT
     Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis said in a press release early Sunday morning that one man, a passenger in a vehicle involved in the incident, suffered a gunshot wound about 9:15 p.m. Davis said the man was conscious and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Hannibal police are not releasing the names of anyone involved in the incident, including the officer who fired the shot.
     Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis said in a press release early Sunday morning that one man, a passenger in a vehicle involved in the incident, suffered a gunshot wound about 9:15 p.m. Davis said the man was conscious and that his injuries were not life-threatening. Hannibal police are not releasing the names of anyone involved in the incident, including the officer who fired the shot.

  • The Forgotten Emancipator: Upcoming 150th anniversary showcases how Northeast Missouri man helped free slaves

    The Forgotten Emancipator: Upcoming 150th anniversary showcases how Northeast Missouri man helped free slaves

    Sunday, January 25 2015 1:27 AM EST2015-01-25 06:27:03 GMT
    The name of John Brooks Henderson is largely forgotten, even among many history buffs.
    The name of John Brooks Henderson is largely forgotten, even among many history buffs.
  • Oakley leaves legacy of five decades of community service

    Oakley leaves legacy of five decades of community service

    Sunday, January 25 2015 1:14 AM EST2015-01-25 06:14:59 GMT
    Peter A. "Tony" Oakley, a fourth-generation member of his family to work for The Herald-Whig, died Friday night after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. Mr. Oakley spent about 50 years with the company, mostly in the circulation and community relations divisions of the newspaper. He was active in many community organizations and he was especially interested in the arts and social services.
    Peter A. "Tony" Oakley, a fourth-generation member of his family to work for The Herald-Whig, died Friday night after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. Mr. Oakley spent about 50 years with the company, mostly in the circulation and community relations divisions of the newspaper. He was active in many community organizations and he was especially interested in the arts and social services.

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  • 'Mr. Churchill's Secretary' is latest in MacNeal's series

    'Mr. Churchill's Secretary' is latest in MacNeal's series

    Monday, January 19 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-01-19 22:04:25 GMT
    The staff's favorite book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Mr. Churchill's Secretary," by Susan Elia MacNeal. Even though Maggie Hope is a British citizen, she...
    The staff's favorite book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Mr. Churchill's Secretary," by Susan Elia MacNeal. Even though Maggie Hope is a British citizen, she...
  • Investigator gets in middle of murder in Olson novel

    Investigator gets in middle of murder in Olson novel

    Tuesday, January 6 2015 10:57 AM EST2015-01-06 15:57:44 GMT
    ‘The Big Keep' This week's Quincy Public Library staff's favorite book is "The Big Keep," by Melissa F. Olson. When Nate Christianti, 14, walks into private investigator Lena Dane's office, Lena thinks...
    ‘The Big Keep' This week's Quincy Public Library staff's favorite book is "The Big Keep," by Melissa F. Olson. When Nate Christianti, 14, walks into private investigator Lena Dane's office, Lena thinks...
  • Girl's reinvention spins out of control in Moran novel

    Girl's reinvention spins out of control in Moran novel

    Monday, December 29 2014 2:38 PM EST2014-12-29 19:38:03 GMT
    ‘How to Build a Girl' The No. 1 book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "How to Build a Girl," by Caitlin Moran. Johanna Morrigan is 14 and lives with her often suffocating family in Wolverhampton, England....
    ‘How to Build a Girl' The No. 1 book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "How to Build a Girl," by Caitlin Moran. Johanna Morrigan is 14 and lives with her often suffocating family in Wolverhampton, England....
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  • YOUR TURN: Shay Drummond

    YOUR TURN: Shay Drummond

    Sunday, January 18 2015 12:54 AM EST2015-01-18 05:54:27 GMT
    Shay Drummond, 52, is director of clinical and environmental services for the Adams County Health Department and a registered nurse. Drummond grew up in Quincy. She has three children -- David, Alexander and Jane -- and two calico cats.
    Shay Drummond, 52, is director of clinical and environmental services for the Adams County Health Department and a registered nurse. Drummond grew up in Quincy. She has three children -- David, Alexander and Jane -- and two calico cats.
  • YOUR TURN: Nikki Buehler

    YOUR TURN: Nikki Buehler

    Sunday, January 11 2015 1:17 AM EST2015-01-11 06:17:41 GMT
    Nikki Buehler, 35, grew up in Quincy but now lives in Camp Point with her husband Ryan and their three sons -- Remington, 12, Jackson, 6 and Paxton, 4. She is the admissions/marketing specialist at Timber Point Healthcare Center, but she's also involved with the Central Elementary/Middle School PTO, Camp Point Area Business Association and is a founding member of both the Quincy Senior Resource Network and Camp Point's Little Panther Athletics.
    Nikki Buehler, 35, grew up in Quincy but now lives in Camp Point with her husband Ryan and their three sons -- Remington, 12, Jackson, 6 and Paxton, 4. She is the admissions/marketing specialist at Timber Point Healthcare Center, but she's also involved with the Central Elementary/Middle School PTO, Camp Point Area Business Association and is a founding member of both the Quincy Senior Resource Network and Camp Point's Little Panther Athletics.
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