Amy's happy, I'm happy
Steve Eighinger

Amy's happy, I'm happy

Amy Looten, the former executive director of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce who is now a vice president of marketing with HomeBank, is a huge fan of "Suits" on the USA Network. This all brings us to today's latest installment of "Five and Five."

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We need another major summer holiday
Steve Eighinger

We need another major summer holiday

We need another summer holiday. And, yes, I have an idea about what we should celebrate.

A few bright spots in gloomy political landscape
Doug Wilson

A few bright spots in gloomy political landscape

There's more than enough negative political news to go around. Let's change that trend with a few positive developments. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced last week that he was ordering a state agency to cut some red tape.

Your Turn/Beth Forbes
Your Turn

Your Turn/Beth Forbes

Elizabeth Irene Forbes, called Beth by everyone, 43, is Kevin Maas' wife and Maddie Maas' mom. She was born and raised in Quincy within three blocks of all her extended family, but she has had adventures all over the country.

A Facebook Network would be a great idea
Steve Eighinger

A Facebook Network would be a great idea

It occurred to me while wading through posts late Thursday night that a Facebook Network would be a great idea for television.

Love, dedication earn this month's gold medal
Steve Eighinger

Love, dedication earn this month's gold medal

James Wright is a gentleman I'm pretty sure I will never meet, but I think my life would be complete if some day I can say I am half the man he is. I think you'll understand once you have finished this edition of "Good Guys of the Month."

Alphabetically speaking, summer is a great time of year
Steve Eighinger

Alphabetically speaking, summer is a great time of year

Alphabetically speaking, summer is the time of year when there is no shortage of items and events to enjoy.

Stray, feral cat problem reviewed by Quincy City Council
Doug Wilson

Stray, feral cat problem reviewed by Quincy City Council

Do trap-neuter-release programs help reduce the number of feral cats? That question will spark serious debate in coming weeks at the Quincy City Council and in other meetings. And lots of the debate will come down to whose studies people believe.

Your Turn/Dennis Williams
Your Turn

Your Turn/Dennis Williams

Your Turn/Dennis Williams

Lincoln, Gibson, Meyer ... and Chestnut?
Steve Eighinger

Lincoln, Gibson, Meyer ... and Chestnut?

My list of heroes probably differs from many. In fact, there's no "probably" about it. I'm sure it does. While I admire the likes of individuals such as Abe Lincoln, Bob Gibson and Urban Meyer, also high on my list is Joey Chestnut. Chestnut is the Babe R