EVEN though participation numbers have remained steady, and its success can be seen in the long-term impact of those who have won, the Career Makeover competition sponsored by John Wood Community College and WGEM remains too much of a community secret.
ANYONE who uses the Quincy Public Library already knows it's a great institution. Thanks to a new partnership in the Resource Sharing Alliance, patrons will soon have even greater access to books, magazines, eBooks and other materials. QPL Executive Direc
Members at the Clarksville United Methodist Church believe in staying active within the community and residents in that Pike County vicinity have returned the favor by helping raise money for restoration work on the church building.
VOLUNTEER firefighters continue to save lives and property in rural areas that larger, paid departments cannot cover. But smaller communities across the country -- including Illinois and Missouri -- are finding it more and more difficult to recruit and reta
CULVER-STOCKTON College has been the recipient of three significant financial gifts the past two months that will increase available scholarship funds for students and help build a new residence hall on campus. The school announced last week it had receiv
WHEN astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after nearly a year on the International Space Station, he was 2 inches taller than his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly. When Scott left for the mission, he and his earthbound brother were the same height. W
Thousands of children in the tri-state area experienced what they might have seen as a Christmas miracle late last year thanks to Toys for Tots and its many supporters. More than 19,000 new toys went to toddlers, children and a few teens in West-Central I
DRIVERS who use cellphones without a hands-free device have been put on notice that Quincy police will be writing tickets this year. Enforcement of cellphone laws will be a good thing and will make streets safer. Use of a cellphone without a hands-free de