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State Street Bank, ECFC hosting pancake fundraiser

State Street Bank and the Quincy School District's Early Childhood and Family Center are teaming up to host a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Applebee's, 3827 Broadway.

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Troop B seeking students to participate in Student Alliance Program

MACON, Mo. -- Capt. James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, has announced that Troop B will be conducting a two-day Student Alliance Program from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 11 and March 18 at Troop B Headquarters in Macon. Troop B is seeking intereste


Spratt to perform concert at First Baptist Church

CANTON, MO. -- Travis Spratt, originally from Philadelphia, Mo., and a member of the Pierce Arrow Theater cast in Branson, will minister in music at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at First Baptist Church in Canton. The public is invited; a free-will offering


Payson church hosting soup supper

PAYSON -- Payson Congregational Church Couples Club is hosting a soup supper from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. The church is at 101 S. Park. Homemade chicken noodle soup and chili will be available along with ham and chicken salad sandwiches, pie and


Missouri Prep Basketball Polls for Jan. 12

Boys Here are this week's Missouri Basketball Coaches Association polls. They are selected by a panel of coaches representing each of the 8 MBCA districts and each of the five Missouri basketball classes. Class 1 1. Winston 12-0 2. Walnut Grove 13-1 3. Gl


Icicles and Ice Cream to be held Jan. 29

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- St. Thomas Hall will host Icicles and Ice Cream from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. The menu will include maid-rites, hot dogs, homemade ice cream and homemade desserts. The meal will be available for a free-will offering.


Bethel to hold Brotherhood Banquet Feb. 11

QUINCY, Ill. -- Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak, will hold its annual Brotherhood Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the church. The speaker will be Superintendent Roy Webb of the Quincy Public Schools. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling the c


Union United, Blessed Sacrament to hold soup supper for Haiti mission

QUINCY -- Union United Methodist Church and Blessed Sacrament Church are partnering for a soup supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Union Untied, 1101 State Street. All proceeds will go to benefit the Haiti Mission Relief projects this February, i

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Saturday event to help St. Jude Run hit $1 million fundraising mark

A "Dress to the Nines" bash set for Saturday will help the St. Jude Quincy to Peoria Run in its quest to reach a fundraising milestone. The goal for the 2017 run is to hit the $1 million mark of total funds raised in 13 years.

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Hannibal MLK celebration rescheduled

The 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration scheduled for Sunday in Hannibal will be postponed until Feb. 19 because of the bad weather expected this weekend.