QPS launches school year with new Lincoln-Douglas, last lap for Baldwin
Education

QPS launches school year with new Lincoln-Douglas, last lap for Baldwin

Quincy Public School students head back to classes Thursday to mark a beginning and an end. Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School, the first of five new elementary schools in Quincy, will open its doors for K-3 students.

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Internet outage may cause headaches for Quincy's first day of school

The Quincy School District is urging parents to be prepared for some possible glitches on the first day of school Thursday because of an outage involving the district's internet provider.

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JWCC Foundation in excellent shape, board told

Recent contributions of the John Wood Community College Foundation were spelled out for the school's trustees at a Wednesday night board meeting at the new Southeast Education Center.

Hannibal woman waives preliminary hearing in home invasion case
Police & Courts

Hannibal woman waives preliminary hearing in home invasion case

A Hannibal, Mo., woman facing multiple charges in connection with an Aug. 2 battering case in Quincy waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

Quincy man accused of hitting woman with handgun waives preliminary hearing
Police & Courts

Quincy man accused of hitting woman with handgun waives preliminary hearing

A Quincy man accused of striking a woman with a handgun earlier this summer outside the old Monroe School waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

Attempted murder charge filed against Quincy woman accused of shooting husband
Police & Courts

Attempted murder charge filed against Quincy woman accused of shooting husband

The Quincy woman charged in the shooting last month of her husband at their residence now faces an attempted murder charge. The state's attorney's office filed one count of attempted first-degree murder Wednesday against Amanda A. Perry.

Iowa woman arrested in connection with shooting in downtown Quincy
Police & Courts

Iowa woman arrested in connection with shooting in downtown Quincy

A Burlington, Iowa, woman was arrested in connection with Wednesday's shooting at Fourth and Hampshire in downtown Quincy.

Quincy Raceways in danger of closing unless new promoter found
Auto Racing

Quincy Raceways in danger of closing unless new promoter found

The final checkered flag might soon fly at the venerable Quincy Raceways. Track owner Paul Holtschlag has confirmed to The Herald-Whig that the 43-year-old facility will close at the end of the season if a new promoter or buyer cannot be found.

Police & Courts

Motorized bike driver injured in crash at 18th, Broadway

A Quincy man riding a motorized bicycle was struck by a vehicle Tuesday night at 18th and Broadway.

Sidell's Bakery and Diner coming to Quincy Mall
Business

Sidell's Bakery and Diner coming to Quincy Mall

Sidell's Bakery and Diner will open for business in the Quincy Mall at some point in September.