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Great River Honor Flight golf tournament to be May 27

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Jackson Park Golf Course, along with American Legion Post No. 174, will hold a Great River Honor Flight fundraising golf tournament. The four-person scramble will be Saturday, May 27, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $200 for

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Hannibal Public Library summer reading kickoff to be held May 24

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF HANNIBAL, Mo. Summer reading kickoff today Hannibal Free Public Library's Summer Reading Kickoff has been moved indoors because of inclement weather. The free event will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the library, 200 S. Fifth. Book re

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Hannibal Arts Council to offer preview of Ken Burns documentary

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Arts Council will host a free preview of the new Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary, "The Vietnam War," at 5 p.m. Thursday. The full 10-part, 18-hour-long series will be shown on WQEC/PBS in September. The documentary expl

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Illinois Veterans Home Memorial Day program to include wreath laying, rifle salute

QUINCY -- Illinois Veterans Home will hold its annual Memorial Day program at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Elmore parking lot on the grounds of the home. Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Director Erica Jeffries will deliver the keynote address, an

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Villa Kathrine to observe regular schedule Memorial Day weekend

QUINCY -- Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will observe its regular schedule during the Memorial Day weekend. The building is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

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Alzheimer's Association to offer free educational program on safety and dementia

QUINCY -- The Alzheimer's Association, Central Illinois Chapter's educational program Staying Safe: How to Help Someone with Dementia will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York. Alzheimer's diseas

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Community Foundation competitive grant application deadline approaching

QUINCY -- The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri is accepting online applications for its 2017 competitive grant program. The deadline to submit grant applications is 11:59 p.m. June 1. Grants are made for charitable

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Goose Landing to host Warsaw Fishing Derby

WARSAW, Ill. -- Warsaw Fishing Derby will be Saturday, June 17, at Goose Landing (Old Boat Harbor). Registration will be 8 a.m., and check-in will be 11 a.m. Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Lunch will be provided. Trophies will b

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Area blood donation opportunities scheduled

QUINCY -- The American Red Cross has scheduled several blood-donation opportunities throughout the area, as follows: º 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Quincy Blood Donation Center, 3000 N. 23rd º Noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, 363 N. Washington

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Quincy University now on summer schedule

QUINCY -- Quincy University is operating under summer hours. Until July 28, office hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday. The Health and Fitness Center will be open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and