News - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

Weather

7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 30°
  • 16°

Snow showers early

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 31°
  • 29°

Mix of sun and clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 45°
  • 15°

Rain

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 19°

More sun than clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 26°
  • 18°

Sunny

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 41°
  • 28°

Sunshine

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 43°
  • 26°

Sunny

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 21°(Feels like 21°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.36 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:39:01 am
  • Sunset: 05:57:22 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 30°
  • 10°

Morning snow

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 32°
  • 22°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 41°

Rain and snow

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 18°

Mix of sun and clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 22°
  • 13°

Sunshine

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 42°
  • 25°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 39°
  • 24°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 20°(Feels like 20°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.39 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:29 am
  • Sunset: 05:53:57 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 2.5 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 31°
  • 17°

Snow showers in the morning

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 35°
  • 26°

Times of sun and clouds

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 46°
  • 11°

Mainly cloudy and rainy

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 24°

Mix of sun and clouds

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 25°
  • 17°

Sunshine

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 46°
  • 30°

Abundant sunshine

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 43°
  • 27°

Sunny

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 23°(Feels like 23°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.37 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:36:15 am
  • Sunset: 05:55:11 pm
  • Humidity: 91
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Sunday
Sunday's Forecast Image
  • 33°
  • 20°

Snow showers in the morning

Monday
Monday's Forecast Image
  • 38°
  • 28°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 47°
  • 13°

Showers possible

Wednesday
Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 27°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 29°
  • 21°

Mainly sunny

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 48°
  • 30°

Mainly sunny

Saturday
Saturday's Forecast Image
  • 46°
  • 28°

Sunny

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 23°(Feels like 23°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.36 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:39:01 am
  • Sunset: 05:57:45 pm
  • Humidity: 93
  • Visibility: 5 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
21°
Macomb
20°
Pittsfield
23°
Hannibal
23°

Polar Plunge draws a chilly crowd to Quincy's Moorman Park Lake

Updated:

Squeals, groans, chattering teeth and laughter erupted from many of the people in the Polar Plunge fundraiser on Saturday at Moorman Park Lake. "The worst part was waiting to go in. The water was almost warmer than the air," said Donna Derhake.

More>>

Award recognizes ag educator committed "to encourage lifelong learning"

Updated:

Growing up on a Quincy farm spurred an early interest in agriculture in Larry Fischer. More>>

Pike County foundation spends half of its funding on basic-needs issues

Updated:

Jan Bleich doesn't have to look far to find individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. "Through all of our programs, I can say we see the face of poverty every day in Pike County," said Bleich, director of nursing with the Pike County Health Department. So does Patty McIntosh, executive director of the Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County, who works with her board to allocate grant funding and provide additional support.

More>>

MAKING ENDS MEET: Agency aid stretched as many struggle against poverty

Updated:

No matter how hard Lisa Dover tried, the money wouldn't stretch far enough. She had come so far in trying to become a licensed practical nurse to provide a better life for herself and her children, but couldn't come up with the $400 for the required test to get her license. Help came through Pike County Unmet Needs, which sees a growing number of requests like Dover's.

More>>

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Blessing Health System joins major sponsor lineup for Bridge the Gap to Health

Updated:

Blessing Health System has joined the Bridge the Gap to Health cause as a major sponsor. The Quincy Medical Group coordinates the Bridge the Gap to Health event, which raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for the Quincy Catholic Charities MedAssist program. This year's race is May 16.

More>>

Communities, counties wait for axe to fall as state budget calls for cutting $600 million statewide

Updated:

Communities in Illinois are in a holding pattern as they wait for lawmakers in Springfield to sort out the state's budget for the next fiscal year. At risk for the communities is half of the shared income tax revenue the state provides.

More>>

Farha announces bid to lead Adams County State's Attorney's Office

Updated:

Gary Farha announced Saturday during a gathering at Tower Pizza that he would seek the Republican nomination for the office. Farha will face fellow Assistant State's Attorney Jennifer Cifaldi in a primary election in March 2016. They seek to replace Jon Barnard, who has announced he will not seek a fourth term.

More>>

  • Local HeadlinesLocal HeadlinesMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Kate Dougherty

    YOUR TURN: Kate Dougherty

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:26 AM EST2015-03-01 05:26:50 GMT
    Kate Dougherty, 41, is a self-proclaimed edu-junkie focused on the ways kids learn and are taught. Following a career in the brokerage marketing industry, she came back home 15 years ago. The founder and president of Down Country has a bachelor of arts in history and political science and lifetime teaching certification for secondary education in communication arts, social science and speech/theater.
    Kate Dougherty, 41, is a self-proclaimed edu-junkie focused on the ways kids learn and are taught. Following a career in the brokerage marketing industry, she came back home 15 years ago. The founder and president of Down Country has a bachelor of arts in history and political science and lifetime teaching certification for secondary education in communication arts, social science and speech/theater.
  • HLGU nears deadline to raise matching funds for new science building

    HLGU nears deadline to raise matching funds for new science building

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:44 AM EST2015-03-01 05:44:04 GMT
    Construction crews are doing their part to make sure Hannibal-LaGrange University's new science, nursing and allied health building meets its August completion date, but the university still needs help to bring the project to the finish line.
    Construction crews are doing their part to make sure Hannibal-LaGrange University's new science, nursing and allied health building meets its August completion date, but the university still needs help to bring the project to the finish line.
  • Hannibal officials moving quickly to curb airport drag racing

    Hannibal officials moving quickly to curb airport drag racing

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:39 AM EST2015-03-01 05:39:13 GMT
    Public Works Superintendent Brian Chaplin says city leaders and aviation officials are not taking reports of drag racing at Hannibal Regional Airport lightly.
    Public Works Superintendent Brian Chaplin says city leaders and aviation officials are not taking reports of drag racing at Hannibal Regional Airport lightly.
  • Mess on Maine: One of city's most traveled — and noticeably bumpier — streets in line for resurfacing

    Mess on Maine: One of city's most traveled — and noticeably bumpier — streets in line for resurfacing

    Saturday, February 28 2015 1:29 AM EST2015-02-28 06:29:32 GMT
    QUINCY -- The ride along Maine Street between 12th and 18th has become noticeably more bumpy in recent months, but the 6,000 drivers who travel that road every day should find it much smoother later this year. Jeffrey Conte, director of utilities and engineering, said the city was hoping to resurface that stretch of Maine later as part of its annual motor fuel tax resurfacing program. However, the road has deteriorated to where it needs more immediate attention.
    QUINCY -- The ride along Maine Street between 12th and 18th has become noticeably more bumpy in recent months, but the 6,000 drivers who travel that road every day should find it much smoother later this year. Jeffrey Conte, director of utilities and engineering, said the city was hoping to resurface that stretch of Maine later as part of its annual motor fuel tax resurfacing program. However, the road has deteriorated to where it needs more immediate attention.

  • Gardner Denver workers say severance packages being offered

    Gardner Denver workers say severance packages being offered

    Saturday, February 28 2015 1:25 AM EST2015-02-28 06:25:17 GMT
    QUINCY -- Gardner Denver officials have confirmed that workers will be added at the corporate headquarters in Milwaukee. The company's website also shows that the manufacturer is seeking applicants in Quincy, while longtime employees at the factory on Gardner Expressway have confirmed they were offered severance packages to retire.
    QUINCY -- Gardner Denver officials have confirmed that workers will be added at the corporate headquarters in Milwaukee. The company's website also shows that the manufacturer is seeking applicants in Quincy, while longtime employees at the factory on Gardner Expressway have confirmed they were offered severance packages to retire.
  • Lewis County chief deputy wins Exchange Club's top cop honor

    Lewis County chief deputy wins Exchange Club's top cop honor

    Saturday, February 28 2015 1:23 AM EST2015-02-28 06:23:45 GMT
    QUINCY -- He might not have known everyone in the room, but Rob Power has worked with every agency that was represented at Friday's 49th annual Quincy Exchange Club's Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award luncheon. "I've worked with everybody in this room," Power said. "I trained some of the younger guys, and some of the older guys trained me. We've worked together, side by side."
    QUINCY -- He might not have known everyone in the room, but Rob Power has worked with every agency that was represented at Friday's 49th annual Quincy Exchange Club's Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award luncheon. "I've worked with everybody in this room," Power said. "I trained some of the younger guys, and some of the older guys trained me. We've worked together, side by side."

  • Leadership Day lets students show off their Seven Habits training

    Leadership Day lets students show off their Seven Habits training

    Saturday, February 28 2015 1:18 AM EST2015-02-28 06:18:52 GMT
    QUINCY -- Amealia Fryer, a second-grader at Ellington School, demonstrated her leadership skills Friday by escorting a group of visitors through the school as part of Leadership Day. Amealia, 7, stopped at a bulletin board showcasing the Seven Habits leadership curriculum being taught at Ellington. She showed the visitors how the Seven Habits involve some basic guiding principles, such as "be proactive," "begin with the end in mind," and "think win-win."
    QUINCY -- Amealia Fryer, a second-grader at Ellington School, demonstrated her leadership skills Friday by escorting a group of visitors through the school as part of Leadership Day. Amealia, 7, stopped at a bulletin board showcasing the Seven Habits leadership curriculum being taught at Ellington. She showed the visitors how the Seven Habits involve some basic guiding principles, such as "be proactive," "begin with the end in mind," and "think win-win."

  • Former Hannibal principal facing heroin charge to hire own lawyer

    Former Hannibal principal facing heroin charge to hire own lawyer

    Friday, February 27 2015 3:11 PM EST2015-02-27 20:11:29 GMT
    After being denied a public defender earlier this week, a former Hannibal elementary school principal made his latest court appearance Friday with his own lawyer. Clifford Schwartz, an attorney from Arnold, Mo., told Judge John Jackson he eventually will enter his appearance on behalf of J.D. Foust, 33, of Hannibal. 
    After being denied a public defender earlier this week, a former Hannibal elementary school principal made his latest court appearance Friday with his own lawyer. Clifford Schwartz, an attorney from Arnold, Mo., told Judge John Jackson he eventually will enter his appearance on behalf of J.D. Foust, 33, of Hannibal. 
  • Mental health services give Hannibal clinic a boost

    Mental health services give Hannibal clinic a boost

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:16 AM EST2015-02-27 16:16:08 GMT
    A partnership with a local firm to provide patients with mental health services was one of the successes the Hannibal Free Clinic celebrated during its annual banquet Thursday. The clinic has trimmed its waiting list substantially and has added volunteers since entering a partnership with Clarity Healthcare in Hannibal after receiving a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health last fall.
    A partnership with a local firm to provide patients with mental health services was one of the successes the Hannibal Free Clinic celebrated during its annual banquet Thursday. The clinic has trimmed its waiting list substantially and has added volunteers since entering a partnership with Clarity Healthcare in Hannibal after receiving a grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health last fall.
  • Hannibal tax measures would level playing field

    Hannibal tax measures would level playing field

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:15 AM EST2015-02-27 16:15:14 GMT
    City Manager Jeff LaGarceCity Manager Jeff LaGarce
    Hannibal City Manager Jeff LaGarce discussed two ballot propositions related to sales and use taxes on titled items with business and community leaders Thursday at a Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. LaGarce, who highlighted future plans for a group at the Hannibal Country Club, said the City Council voted to put the propositions on the April 7 ballot to eliminate "an inequity" between local and out-of-state retailers.
    Hannibal City Manager Jeff LaGarce discussed two ballot propositions related to sales and use taxes on titled items with business and community leaders Thursday at a Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon. LaGarce, who highlighted future plans for a group at the Hannibal Country Club, said the City Council voted to put the propositions on the April 7 ballot to eliminate "an inequity" between local and out-of-state retailers.

  • Rehab specialist: Dogs in agility need conditioning exercises, just like human athletes

    Rehab specialist: Dogs in agility need conditioning exercises, just like human athletes

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:07 AM EST2015-02-27 16:07:31 GMT
    As canine sports grow in popularity, dog athletes are suffering many of the same injuries as their human counterparts. Agility events, like obstacle courses for dogs, require a lot of athleticism.
    As canine sports grow in popularity, dog athletes are suffering many of the same injuries as their human counterparts. Agility events, like obstacle courses for dogs, require a lot of athleticism.
  • Local HeadlinesLocal HeadlinesMore>>

  • Titan International reports sales of $1.9B

    Titan International reports sales of $1.9B

    Friday, February 27 2015 11:05 AM EST2015-02-27 16:05:24 GMT
    Titan International reported fourth quarter sales of $383.3 million for 2014, down from $494.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company's net sales were nearly $1.9 billion in 2014, down $268 million from 2013, as agricultural sales fell $166 million and earthmoving/construction sales slipped nearly $139 million. Consumer market sales were up $36 million.
    Titan International reported fourth quarter sales of $383.3 million for 2014, down from $494.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company's net sales were nearly $1.9 billion in 2014, down $268 million from 2013, as agricultural sales fell $166 million and earthmoving/construction sales slipped nearly $139 million. Consumer market sales were up $36 million.
  • JWCC, WIU partnering for 'seamless' educational pipeline in supply chain management

    JWCC, WIU partnering for 'seamless' educational pipeline in supply chain management

    Friday, February 27 2015 10:59 AM EST2015-02-27 15:59:47 GMT
    Officials from John Wood Community College and Western Illinois University finalized a partnership Thursday that both feel will help strengthen the long-range economical picture of West-Central Illinois. The idea is to build a seamless educational pipeline that could lead to a job in one of the growing areas of demand in industries across the region.
    Officials from John Wood Community College and Western Illinois University finalized a partnership Thursday that both feel will help strengthen the long-range economical picture of West-Central Illinois. The idea is to build a seamless educational pipeline that could lead to a job in one of the growing areas of demand in industries across the region.
  • United Way expects increase in tax program

    United Way expects increase in tax program

    Friday, February 27 2015 10:58 AM EST2015-02-27 15:58:37 GMT
    The United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has about a 330 percent increase in usage since 2010. United Way launched VITA in 2008, and it has returned about $4 million to individuals and families in Adams County. VITA volunteers are trained by the Internal Revenue Service.
    The United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has about a 330 percent increase in usage since 2010. United Way launched VITA in 2008, and it has returned about $4 million to individuals and families in Adams County. VITA volunteers are trained by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Riders believe Buckhorn unit ATV facility will be boon for area

    Riders believe Buckhorn unit ATV facility will be boon for area

    Friday, February 27 2015 10:39 AM EST2015-02-27 15:39:25 GMT
    Quincy resident Nick Hoffman was surprised to hear Brown County officials say that a proposed all-terrain vehicle park would generate little revenue for the county. Hoffman is part of a group of area riders who travel regularly to other ATV parks in the country, and says in the growing sport, participants are spending money in the communities in which they ride.
    Quincy resident Nick Hoffman was surprised to hear Brown County officials say that a proposed all-terrain vehicle park would generate little revenue for the county. Hoffman is part of a group of area riders who travel regularly to other ATV parks in the country, and says in the growing sport, participants are spending money in the communities in which they ride.

  • Fire destroys Perry home

    Fire destroys Perry home

    Thursday, February 26 2015 10:09 PM EST2015-02-27 03:09:59 GMT
    A Thursday afternoon fire destroyed a Perry home. Firefighters were called about 4:30 p.m. to the home at 306 W. Main. 
    A Thursday afternoon fire destroyed a Perry home. Firefighters were called about 4:30 p.m. to the home at 306 W. Main. 
  • Hannibal School Board tackles rising insurance costs

    Hannibal School Board tackles rising insurance costs

    Thursday, February 26 2015 5:47 PM EST2015-02-26 22:47:18 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School Board expects a $22,800 increase in insurance costs next year, but Business Manager Rich Stilley said it could have seen a bigger jump without work from the board's Insurance Committee. Stilley said the board needs to insure 120 more district employees -- teachers' aides, food service personnel and other support staff -- under Affordable Care Act requirements. Under the current plan, adding those enrollees would have cost $625,000.
    | 217-221-3385athompson@whig.com | @athompsonWHIG
  • United Way of Mark Twain Area exceeds fund drive goal

    United Way of Mark Twain Area exceeds fund drive goal

    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:33 PM EST2015-02-26 20:33:30 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The United Way of the Mark Twain Area announced this week it raised $585,000 through its annual fund drive, $5,000 above its goal. Chairman Gary Broughton said growing local need pressed volunteers "to...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The United Way of the Mark Twain Area announced this week it raised $585,000 through its annual fund drive, $5,000 above its goal. Chairman Gary Broughton said growing local need pressed volunteers "to...
  • Hannibal School District picks replacement for middle school principal

    Hannibal School District picks replacement for middle school principal

    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:29 PM EST2015-02-26 20:29:22 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School District has selected a successor to Hannibal Middle School Principal Blane Mundle after he leaves the post this summer. Hannibal Schools Superintendent Susan Johnson said Northeast Missouri native Matt Nimmo will lead the school starting July 1.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School District has selected a successor to Hannibal Middle School Principal Blane Mundle after he leaves the post this summer. Hannibal Schools Superintendent Susan Johnson said Northeast Missouri native Matt Nimmo will lead the school starting July 1.

  • Friends plan rib cookout to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

    Friends plan rib cookout to benefit Wounded Warrior Project

    Thursday, February 26 2015 3:23 PM EST2015-02-26 20:23:33 GMT
    NEBO, Ill. -- What started out as a simple idea for longtime friends Ed Dent and Kenny Hubbard turned into an event with a goal of helping others. The pair are spearheading the Wounded Warrior Rib Fest Cookout May 23 at Heartland Sunset Valley Lodge near Nebo.
    NEBO, Ill. -- What started out as a simple idea for longtime friends Ed Dent and Kenny Hubbard turned into an event with a goal of helping others. The pair are spearheading the Wounded Warrior Rib Fest Cookout May 23 at Heartland Sunset Valley Lodge near Nebo.

  • Top Headlines [menu1778_2-C182557]News Menu Subnav CategoryMore>>

  • Award recognizes ag educator committed "to encourage lifelong learning"

    Award recognizes ag educator committed "to encourage lifelong learning"

    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:30 AM EST2015-03-01 06:30:52 GMT
    Growing up on a Quincy farm spurred an early interest in agriculture in Larry Fischer.
    Growing up on a Quincy farm spurred an early interest in agriculture in Larry Fischer.
  • Pike County foundation spends half of its funding on basic-needs issues

    Pike County foundation spends half of its funding on basic-needs issues

    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:20 AM EST2015-03-01 06:20:07 GMT
    Jan Bleich doesn't have to look far to find individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. "Through all of our programs, I can say we see the face of poverty every day in Pike County," said Bleich, director of nursing with the Pike County Health Department. So does Patty McIntosh, executive director of the Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County, who works with her board to allocate grant funding and provide additional support.
    Jan Bleich doesn't have to look far to find individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. "Through all of our programs, I can say we see the face of poverty every day in Pike County," said Bleich, director of nursing with the Pike County Health Department. So does Patty McIntosh, executive director of the Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County, who works with her board to allocate grant funding and provide additional support.

  • MAKING ENDS MEET: Agency aid stretched as many struggle against poverty

    MAKING ENDS MEET: Agency aid stretched as many struggle against poverty

    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:17 AM EST2015-03-01 06:17:49 GMT
    No matter how hard Lisa Dover tried, the money wouldn't stretch far enough. She had come so far in trying to become a licensed practical nurse to provide a better life for herself and her children, but couldn't come up with the $400 for the required test to get her license. Help came through Pike County Unmet Needs, which sees a growing number of requests like Dover's.
    No matter how hard Lisa Dover tried, the money wouldn't stretch far enough. She had come so far in trying to become a licensed practical nurse to provide a better life for herself and her children, but couldn't come up with the $400 for the required test to get her license. Help came through Pike County Unmet Needs, which sees a growing number of requests like Dover's.

  • Top Sports Headlines [menu1778_3-C182558]Sports Menu Subnav CategoryMore>>

  • College Roundup: Victory gives C-SC men fourth seed in HAAC tourney

    College Roundup: Victory gives C-SC men fourth seed in HAAC tourney

    Saturday, February 28 2015 11:37 PM EST2015-03-01 04:37:29 GMT
    The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team will take the fourth seed into next week's Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a 99-84 victory over Avila on Saturday at Charles Field House in Canton, Mo. The Wildcats (15-14, 10-8) host fifth-seeded Peru State at 7 p.m. Thursday.

    The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team will take the fourth seed into next week's Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament after a 99-84 victory over Avila on Saturday at Charles Field House in Canton, Mo. The Wildcats (15-14, 10-8) host fifth-seeded Peru State at 7 p.m. Thursday.

  • JWCC prepares for tourney by beating the buzzer

    JWCC prepares for tourney by beating the buzzer

    Saturday, February 28 2015 11:11 PM EST2015-03-01 04:11:46 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The marathon known as the regular season is over for the John Wood Community College men's basketball team. Now, the Trail Blazers will try to defend their NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament championship.

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The marathon known as the regular season is over for the John Wood Community College men's basketball team. Now, the Trail Blazers will try to defend their NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament championship.

  • Strong start, stronger finish lead Canton boys to third straight district title

    Strong start, stronger finish lead Canton boys to third straight district title

    Saturday, February 28 2015 11:08 PM EST2015-03-01 04:08:51 GMT
    STURGEON, Mo. -- Andy Anderson was hoarse after his Canton boys basketball team beat Sturgeon 78-60 Saturday afternoon in the Class 2 District 5 championship game. His voice was raspy from a head cold he's battled the past few days.

    STURGEON, Mo. -- Andy Anderson was hoarse after his Canton boys basketball team beat Sturgeon 78-60 Saturday afternoon in the Class 2 District 5 championship game. His voice was raspy from a head cold he's battled the past few days.

  • Feature HeadlinesFeature HeadlinesMore>>

  • YOUR TURN: Kate Dougherty

    YOUR TURN: Kate Dougherty

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:26 AM EST2015-03-01 05:26:50 GMT
    Kate Dougherty, 41, is a self-proclaimed edu-junkie focused on the ways kids learn and are taught. Following a career in the brokerage marketing industry, she came back home 15 years ago. The founder and president of Down Country has a bachelor of arts in history and political science and lifetime teaching certification for secondary education in communication arts, social science and speech/theater.
    Kate Dougherty, 41, is a self-proclaimed edu-junkie focused on the ways kids learn and are taught. Following a career in the brokerage marketing industry, she came back home 15 years ago. The founder and president of Down Country has a bachelor of arts in history and political science and lifetime teaching certification for secondary education in communication arts, social science and speech/theater.
  • YOUR TURN: Donna Smith

    YOUR TURN: Donna Smith

    Sunday, February 22 2015 12:28 AM EST2015-02-22 05:28:35 GMT
    Donna Smith, 49, was born and raised in Quincy. When she met and married Bryan Smith, they had the opportunity to buy TNT and remain in Quincy with their three sons, Andrew, Phillip and Patrick. The Smiths now have four grandchildren in Quincy as well -- Tinsley, Bentley, Hollis and Landon -- and daughter-in-law Alisha.
    Donna Smith, 49, was born and raised in Quincy. When she met and married Bryan Smith, they had the opportunity to buy TNT and remain in Quincy with their three sons, Andrew, Phillip and Patrick. The Smiths now have four grandchildren in Quincy as well -- Tinsley, Bentley, Hollis and Landon -- and daughter-in-law Alisha.
  • YOUR TURN: April Gavillet

    YOUR TURN: April Gavillet

    Sunday, February 15 2015 1:30 AM EST2015-02-15 06:30:38 GMT
    April Gavillet, 37, has worked at Lehr and Clark Insurance and also for the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce for almost six years. She's been married for 17 years to Russ, and they have three kids -- Bryce, 15; Baylee, 13; and Bryton, 4. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, reading and taking pictures.
    April Gavillet, 37, has worked at Lehr and Clark Insurance and also for the Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce for almost six years. She's been married for 17 years to Russ, and they have three kids -- Bryce, 15; Baylee, 13; and Bryton, 4. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, reading and taking pictures.
  • Share news with whig.com

    Have a news tip or a story that you want to tell us about? Enter your email address here to get started.

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for contacting whig.com.  A member of our staff may contact you shortly for more information.

  • News updates from whig.com

    Sign up below for email news updates from The Herald-Whig.

    * denotes required fields


    Thank you for signing up! You will receive a confirmation email shortly.
Whig Gallery You've Been Spotted
Blogs
Interactive Toolbox

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Community Calendar
  • BlogsBlogsMore>>

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2015 WorldNow and Quincy Herald-Whig. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.