The mother of a 7-year-old girl killed in an accidental shooting last spring in southeastern Adams County has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Karen L. Torres, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm without a firearm owners card.
Macomb author Randy Sollenberger enjoys performing, telling stories and teaching people about growing up in a rural area. He's written various poems, songs and two books - with a third on the way - about Forgottonia.
A volunteer with United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is one of 24 people from across Illinois to be honored with the Governor's Volunteer Service Award.
Stephanie Berg says hearing her compositions performed in concert for the first time never gets old. Her latest piece, "Ignite," commissioned by the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, will have its world premiere during the QSO's April 29 concert.
Taking home an award from Friday night's A Voice for All Women event provided Carol Brockmiller with a good reminder of the work done by the Quincy YWCA and the importance of empowering women.
The Adams County Board of Health moved forward Thursday night with a multi-county agreement designed to address common problems.
A workshop next week sponsored by the Friends of the Log Cabins will serve two purposes. It will teach participants on how to repair and restore log cabins, and it will help move forward with the disassembly of the Frazer Log Cabin to start the restoration of that structure.
There could be some noticeable changes to this year's K of C Barbecue fundraiser. "We want to get back to being a fundraiser and not so much a social event," said Mark Holtschlag, grand knight of the Quincy Knights of Columbus.