The population of Timewell, a Brown County village of just over 120 people, will again quadruple this weekend during the Timewell Lions Club's 29th annual Toy Show.
In 30 years of farming, Jamie Ross has seen dry years, but nothing like this. "I've never seen it this dry this early," the Kahoka farmer said. "Even if we get rains this week, we're still just mid-June. We still have July and August."
QUINCY -- Adams County Coroner Jim Keller submitted his resignation effective July 10, a press release said Wednesday. Keller, 57, was appointed coroner in 2011, taking over for the retiring Gary Hamilton. Keller ran unopposed for a full term in 2012 and a
Adams County says the Quincy engineering firm hired to oversee the demolition of various buildings in the footprint of the new county jail was negligent and breached its contract in its services to the county.
A Hannibal, Mo., man faces up to 60 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections if convicted of the most severe charge he faces after being accused of trafficking methamphetamine into Quincy.
An announcement over the weekend that a Sears Hometown would be coming to Quincy after the Sears in the Quincy Mall closes later this summer appears premature.
A Quincy man accused of sexual assault is scheduled to be arraigned in July.
Among the massive crowd gathered Tuesday afternoon to witness the opening ceremony for the new Ill. 104 bridge spanning the Illinois River at Meredosia were 38 schoolchildren in Meredosia Elementary School first-grade teacher Amy Davis' reading camp.
The 62-year-old man accused of stabbing his son Sunday is being held in the Adams County Jail on $25,000 bond.
The Quincy City County on Monday narrowly adopted a three-year contract with the bargaining units representing patrol officers with the Quincy Police Department, as well as department sergeants and lieutenants. In other business, a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol was presented to 2nd Lt. Jack Lucie, a Basco native and a 2018 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.