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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Currently in Macomb as of

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  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:20
  • Sunset: 19:50
  • Humidity: 77%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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Currently in Jacksonville as of

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  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:20
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  • Humidity: 71%
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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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Currently in Pittsfield as of

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  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:22
  • Sunset: 19:49
  • Humidity: 67%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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Currently in Quincy as of

  • 86°(Feels like 95°)
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  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:23
  • Sunset: 19:51
  • Humidity: 70%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

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Currently in Kirksville as of

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  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:28
  • Sunset: 19:57
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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Currently in Keokuk as of

  • 86°(Feels like 97°)
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  • Wind: SW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.92 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:23
  • Sunset: 19:53
  • Humidity: 75%
  • UV Index: 10.00

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UPDATE: Pike County, Mo., man jailed after claiming he accidentally shot wife

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A Pike County, Mo., man has been charged with felony domestic assault after he allegedly shot his wife. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte said in a release that Steven Rusher, 47, was arrested after an incident at 14399 Pike 340 in southern Pike County near the village of Middletown. Korte said Rusher called 911 at 4:21 p.m. Wednesday and told dispatchers he had accidentally shot his wife. More>>

Despite July uptick, year-to-year jobless rates fall in most counties in region

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Unemployment rates rose from June to July in most counties in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, but they generally showed improvement when compared to the same month last year. The rate in Quincy rose from... More>>

Waterman begins process of stepping down as United Way executive director

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Cheryl Waterman is quick to admit her decision already has a bittersweet feel. After working for the United Way of Adams County for almost 28 years and serving as executive director since 1999, Waterman announced... More>>

Pike County Health Department finds buyer for its current headquarters

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Health Department has found a buyer for its current headquarters at 113 E. Jefferson in Pittsfield. Administrator Anita Andress said Tim and Nancy Halpin, owners of the NAPA Auto Parts... More>>

Second annual Nauvoo Open set for Sunday

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NAUVOO, Ill. -- Nauvoo will hold its second annual disc golf tournament Sunday in Nauvoo State Park. Sign-up for the Nauvoo Open will be 8-10 a.m. at the main shelter house in the park just off Ill. 96 in Nauvoo. The... More>>

Quincy Family YMCA plans to install steam room this year

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The Quincy Family YMCA soon will be offering a steam room. The $46,000 steam room project will be paid for through a donation from the Knapheide Manufacturing Co. The steam room will be off the northeast corner of the... More>>

Quincy school bus driver lauded for response to May shooting incident

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Andre Landsom has been driving a Quincy School District bus for 14 years, and her experience and training paid off when a frightening incident happened May 20. Landsom was taking home about a dozen Quincy Junior High... More>>

JWCC sets community forums to target programs, services in southeast part of district

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John Wood Community College will hold community forums next week to gather input and ideas from residents in Pike, Calhoun, Scott and Morgan counties aimed at improving programs and services in the southeastern portion of... More>>

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  • Quincy Notre Dame reports 2 percent decline in enrollment

    Quincy Notre Dame reports 2 percent decline in enrollment

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:04:00 GMT
    Quincy Notre Dame High School has announced a small drop in enrollment for the 2014-15 school year, which started this week. Total enrollment at the start of this year stands at 412 students, down 2 percent from the 420 students on hand at the start of last year.
    Quincy Notre Dame High School has announced a small drop in enrollment for the 2014-15 school year, which started this week. Total enrollment at the start of this year stands at 412 students, down 2 percent from the 420 students on hand at the start of last year.
  • Local students show mixed results on ACT college entrance exam

    Local students show mixed results on ACT college entrance exam

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:59:20 GMT
    While Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's graduates, Quincy High School students scored the same while Quincy Notre Dame High School students scored lower. Statewide, Illinois students recorded a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT, an improvement over the 20.6 score from 2013.
    While Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's graduates, Quincy High School students scored the same while Quincy Notre Dame High School students scored lower. Statewide, Illinois students recorded a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT, an improvement over the 20.6 score from 2013.
  • Benefit to raise money for Quincy girl to get service dog

    Benefit to raise money for Quincy girl to get service dog

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:30:10 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA, Mo. -- A Philadelphia, Mo., trainer soon will begin efforts to provide a service dog for a 4-year-old girl suffering from epilepsy. Clint Mann, owner of and operator of Cold Tree Kennels, will train and...
    PHILADELPHIA, Mo. -- A Philadelphia, Mo., trainer soon will begin efforts to provide a service dog for a 4-year-old girl suffering from epilepsy. Clint Mann, owner of and operator of Cold Tree Kennels, will train and...
  • 'I'd be in prison, or I'd be dead': Drug Court program makes difference for five graduates

    'I'd be in prison, or I'd be dead': Drug Court program makes difference for five graduates

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-08-22 01:09:51 GMT
    Clutching a plaque given to him as one of the most recent graduates of the Adams County Drug Court program, Alex Stinnett had two ideas where he might be without the program's help. Neither option was very appealing. ...
    Clutching a plaque given to him as one of the most recent graduates of the Adams County Drug Court program, Alex Stinnett had two ideas where he might be without the program's help. Neither option was very appealing. ...
  • Payson woman admits guilt in meth case, will be sentenced Oct. 9

    Payson woman admits guilt in meth case, will be sentenced Oct. 9

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:59:17 GMT
    Nicole CarpenterNicole Carpenter
    A Payson woman arrested on methamphetamine charges in May pleaded guilty on Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court. Nicole M. Carpenter, 35, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of unlawful participation in meth...
    A Payson woman arrested on methamphetamine charges in May pleaded guilty on Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court. Nicole M. Carpenter, 35, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of unlawful participation in meth...
  • Quincy woman pleads guilty to meth-related child endangerment charge

    Quincy woman pleads guilty to meth-related child endangerment charge

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:54:21 GMT
    A Quincy woman admitted Thursday to letting methamphetamine be produced in front of her young child. Dalina K. Smith, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of meth-related child endangerment during a hearing in Adams County...
    A Quincy woman admitted Thursday to letting methamphetamine be produced in front of her young child. Dalina K. Smith, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of meth-related child endangerment during a hearing in Adams County...
  • Quincy murder suspect pleads not guilty in child pornography case

    Quincy murder suspect pleads not guilty in child pornography case

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:43 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:43:49 GMT
    A Quincy man facing murder charges entered a not guilty plea in a child pornography case on Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court. Alex T. Koehler, 27, is alleged to have possessed a photo of a young girl engaged in an...
    A Quincy man facing murder charges entered a not guilty plea in a child pornography case on Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court. Alex T. Koehler, 27, is alleged to have possessed a photo of a young girl engaged in an...
  • Charges dropped for now against Quincy man in attempted escape from Adams County Jail

    Charges dropped for now against Quincy man in attempted escape from Adams County Jail

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:42:18 GMT
    Charges were dropped Wednesday against one of three men police say were involved in an attempted escape from the Adams County Jail last month, but they could be refiled later. Jason M. Keller, 23, of Quincy, had been charged with conspiracy aggravated kidnapping, attempted aggravated kidnapping, attempted escape and conspiracy escape in connection with the July 27 incident that injured jailer Brian Doellman.
    Charges were dropped Wednesday against one of three men police say were involved in an attempted escape from the Adams County Jail last month, but they could be refiled later. Jason M. Keller, 23, of Quincy, had been charged with conspiracy aggravated kidnapping, attempted aggravated kidnapping, attempted escape and conspiracy escape in connection with the July 27 incident that injured jailer Brian Doellman.
  • Authority gives approval to execute Gems sale to undisclosed buyer

    Authority gives approval to execute Gems sale to undisclosed buyer

    Thursday, August 21 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-08-21 13:10:57 GMT
    The Quincy Civic Center Authority has agreed to execute a purchase agreement with an undisclosed party to buy the Quincy Gems. The authority approved the deal after emerging from a short closed session during its monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon.
    The Quincy Civic Center Authority has agreed to execute a purchase agreement with an undisclosed party to buy the Quincy Gems. The authority approved the deal after emerging from a short closed session during its monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon.
  • Quincy man to receive probation in accidental shooting death of friend

    Quincy man to receive probation in accidental shooting death of friend

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:47:28 GMT
    A Quincy man will be sentenced to probation after he pleaded guilty to accidently shooting a friend to death earlier this year. Zachary W. Ballinger, 21, wept in court Wednesday as admitted to accidentally killing Austin...
    A Quincy man will be sentenced to probation after he pleaded guilty to accidently shooting a friend to death earlier this year. Zachary W. Ballinger, 21, wept in court Wednesday as admitted to accidentally killing Austin...
  • Graves: Congress seeks ways to curb regulatory overreach

    Graves: Congress seeks ways to curb regulatory overreach

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:39 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- U.S. Rep. Sam Graves said regulatory overreach is more than a nuisance -- it's a threat to the separation of powers set up in the U.S. Constitution. Graves, a Republican from Tarkio, was in Canton on...
    CANTON, Mo. -- U.S. Rep. Sam Graves said regulatory overreach is more than a nuisance -- it's a threat to the separation of powers set up in the U.S. Constitution. Graves, a Republican from Tarkio, was in Canton on...
  • Traffic accidents decline in Quincy during July

    Traffic accidents decline in Quincy during July

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:46:58 GMT
    Accidents on Quincy city streets dipped during July. According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 76 accidents during July, a drop of eight from the June totals. The total was down 30 from...
    Accidents on Quincy city streets dipped during July. According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 76 accidents during July, a drop of eight from the June totals. The total was down 30 from...
  • Eagles Nest gets upgrade, new look

    Eagles Nest gets upgrade, new look

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:36:13 GMT
    Customers at the Eagles Nest Hotel have three different decor themes to choose from in their rooms after nearly a year of renovations. General Manager Jack Bishop said a cross between a rustic lodge and a bed and...
    Customers at the Eagles Nest Hotel have three different decor themes to choose from in their rooms after nearly a year of renovations. General Manager Jack Bishop said a cross between a rustic lodge and a bed and...
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's goals: 700 participants raising $80,860

    Walk to End Alzheimer's goals: 700 participants raising $80,860

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:23:12 GMT
    Organizers are hoping to reach 700 participants for the 18th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park on Sept. 4. The signature event nationwide for the Alzheimer's Association is designed to both create...
    Organizers are hoping to reach 700 participants for the 18th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park on Sept. 4. The signature event nationwide for the Alzheimer's Association is designed to both create...
  • School Board to get first look at proposed budget Wednesday night

    School Board to get first look at proposed budget Wednesday night

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:20:41 GMT
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday will unveil a tentative 2014-15 budget that's expected to be similar to last year's spending plan. Business Manager Joel Murphy told the Finance Committee on Tuesday that...
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday will unveil a tentative 2014-15 budget that's expected to be similar to last year's spending plan. Business Manager Joel Murphy told the Finance Committee on Tuesday that...
  • Nauvoo woman sentenced to 180 days in jail, 36 months probation in hotel fire

    Nauvoo woman sentenced to 180 days in jail, 36 months probation in hotel fire

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:41:29 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- A former Nauvoo hotel employee accused of setting fire to the hotel in July pleaded guilty to arson and was sentenced Monday in Hancock County Circuit Court. Judge Richard Gambrell sentenced Terri E....
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- A former Nauvoo hotel employee accused of setting fire to the hotel in July pleaded guilty to arson and was sentenced Monday in Hancock County Circuit Court. Judge Richard Gambrell sentenced Terri E....
  • Pittsfield makes change to electronics recycling program

    Pittsfield makes change to electronics recycling program

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:45:57 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is changing in its electronics recycling program because of growing costs. City Clerk Cindy Prentice said computer monitors and televisions will no longer be accepted until...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is changing in its electronics recycling program because of growing costs. City Clerk Cindy Prentice said computer monitors and televisions will no longer be accepted until...
  • U of I professor says prevailing wage laws benefits workers, economy

    U of I professor says prevailing wage laws benefits workers, economy

    Thursday, August 21 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-08-21 18:33:10 GMT
    University of Illinois professor Robert Bruno said prevailing wage laws in Illinois -- blamed by some with driving up public construction costs -- actually benefit the overall economy. Bruno, from the U of I School of...
    University of Illinois professor Robert Bruno said prevailing wage laws in Illinois -- blamed by some with driving up public construction costs -- actually benefit the overall economy. Bruno, from the U of I School of...
  • Full-service supermarket opening in Louisiana after nearly two-year absence

    Full-service supermarket opening in Louisiana after nearly two-year absence

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-08-21 17:34:08 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- County Market will open its Georgia Street grocery store Thursday night, marking the end of a nearly two-year period without a full-service supermarket in the Pike County community. Quincy-based Niemann...
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- County Market will open its Georgia Street grocery store Thursday night, marking the end of a nearly two-year period without a full-service supermarket in the Pike County community. Quincy-based Niemann...
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  • Hannibal bar owner's request for aldermen to reconsider fine turned down

    Hannibal bar owner's request for aldermen to reconsider fine turned down

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:22:53 GMT
    The Hannibal City Council sustained a $500 administrative penalty imposed on Game On Sports Bar & Grill, 211 Munger Lane, for two convictions of selling alcohol to minors. Vicki Cassady, Game On manager and part...
    The Hannibal City Council sustained a $500 administrative penalty imposed on Game On Sports Bar & Grill, 211 Munger Lane, for two convictions of selling alcohol to minors. Vicki Cassady, Game On manager and part...
  • Resident asks Hannibal City Council to pick up the tab for sewer repair

    Resident asks Hannibal City Council to pick up the tab for sewer repair

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:06 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:06:19 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- One of at least 16 residents found to have an illegal sewer line hookup asked the Hannibal City Council on Tuesday to consider footing the bill to reconnect his line, but the council suggested he work...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- One of at least 16 residents found to have an illegal sewer line hookup asked the Hannibal City Council on Tuesday to consider footing the bill to reconnect his line, but the council suggested he work...
  • Local law enforcement agencies take advantage of federal military surplus program

    Local law enforcement agencies take advantage of federal military surplus program

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:48:28 GMT
    Adams County is one of six counties in the area - and one of hundreds nationwide - which have benefited from a program that sees items used by the U.S. military trickle down to local law enforcement agencies. According to information compiled from Pentagon records by The New York Times, Adams County has received the most in surplus military gear from the federal government locally.
    Adams County is one of six counties in the area - and one of hundreds nationwide - which have benefited from a program that sees items used by the U.S. military trickle down to local law enforcement agencies. According to information compiled from Pentagon records by The New York Times, Adams County has received the most in surplus military gear from the federal government locally.
  • YOUR TOWN: Craft beer finds home in America's Hometown's downtown

    YOUR TOWN: Craft beer finds home in America's Hometown's downtown

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:51:05 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The journey to open Mark Twain Brewing Co. has been a community-based one, but that wasn't a surprise to owner Bill Martin. "Microbreweries by and large are very neighborhood and community-oriented,...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The journey to open Mark Twain Brewing Co. has been a community-based one, but that wasn't a surprise to owner Bill Martin. "Microbreweries by and large are very neighborhood and community-oriented,...
  • YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:17:55 GMT
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
  • The District officials hope to find executive director who keeps momentum going

    The District officials hope to find executive director who keeps momentum going

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:30:26 GMT
    Officials at the District hope to find a new executive director who can continue lead the organization forward. Travis Brown announced Monday that he would resign as executive director at the end of the month to become the director of business development at Rokusek Design. Brown, 36, has led the District since February 2009 when it was known as the Historic Quincy Business District.
    Officials at the District hope to find a new executive director who can continue lead the organization forward. Travis Brown announced Monday that he would resign as executive director at the end of the month to become the director of business development at Rokusek Design. Brown, 36, has led the District since February 2009 when it was known as the Historic Quincy Business District.
  • Aldermen approve six properties on fix-or-flatten list

    Aldermen approve six properties on fix-or-flatten list

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:07:28 GMT
    Six properties will be targeted this year as part of the city of Quincy's fix-or-flatten program. Aldermen approved the list Monday night. The properties this year are 912 Lind, 1029 N. Sixth, 624 N. Eighth, 834...
    Six properties will be targeted this year as part of the city of Quincy's fix-or-flatten program. Aldermen approved the list Monday night. The properties this year are 912 Lind, 1029 N. Sixth, 624 N. Eighth, 834...
  • Aerial drone owners blocked from doing commercial jobs

    Aerial drone owners blocked from doing commercial jobs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:04:18 GMT
    A drone that Greg and Paige Mitts bought can't be used for commercial purposes at this time and has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Quincy couple founded Vision Quest Virtual Tours in 2009, and about 90 days ago, they bought a drone to provide aerial photography and video that supplements the 360-degree photography their business has always provided.
    A drone that Greg and Paige Mitts bought can't be used for commercial purposes at this time and has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Quincy couple founded Vision Quest Virtual Tours in 2009, and about 90 days ago, they bought a drone to provide aerial photography and video that supplements the 360-degree photography their business has always provided.
  • Two Rivers RC&D targets small business with federal loan

    Two Rivers RC&D targets small business with federal loan

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:57:03 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pittsfield-based Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Area will use a federal grant to provide services to business with 10 or less employees in a five-county area. The $30,000 grant from...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pittsfield-based Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Area will use a federal grant to provide services to business with 10 or less employees in a five-county area. The $30,000 grant from...
  • Driver in fatal accident near Liberty facing four felony DUI charges

    Driver in fatal accident near Liberty facing four felony DUI charges

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:07:52 GMT
    A rural Liberty man who was the driver in a fatal automobile accident on Sunday morning has been charged with four felonies in connection with the incident. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 47, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence where an accident caused death, as well as two counts of aggravated DUI where an accident caused great bodily harm.
    A rural Liberty man who was the driver in a fatal automobile accident on Sunday morning has been charged with four felonies in connection with the incident. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 47, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence where an accident caused death, as well as two counts of aggravated DUI where an accident caused great bodily harm.
  • Missouri man arrested on drug charge outside Wal-Mart in Pittsfield

    Missouri man arrested on drug charge outside Wal-Mart in Pittsfield

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:55:47 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Missouri man was arrested on a drug charge Wednesday in Pittsfield. The Pittsfield Police Department said in a release that officers with the department and the Pike County Sheriff's Department...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Missouri man was arrested on a drug charge Wednesday in Pittsfield. The Pittsfield Police Department said in a release that officers with the department and the Pike County Sheriff's Department...
  • Farm equipment authority 'Machinery Pete' to visit Hamilton on Friday

    Farm equipment authority 'Machinery Pete' to visit Hamilton on Friday

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:33:06 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Author, television host and farm equipment authority Greg Peterson -- widely known as "Machinery Pete" -- will be on location at the Sullivan Auctioneers absolute dealer inventory reduction auction for...
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Author, television host and farm equipment authority Greg Peterson -- widely known as "Machinery Pete" -- will be on location at the Sullivan Auctioneers absolute dealer inventory reduction auction for...
  • Hannibal School District's tax rate going up 5.2 percent

    Hannibal School District's tax rate going up 5.2 percent

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:22:28 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School Board on Wednesday approved a tax rate of $3.60 per $100 of assessed value for 2014-15, representing a 5.2 percent jump from the previous year's rate. Superintendent Susan Johnson...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal School Board on Wednesday approved a tax rate of $3.60 per $100 of assessed value for 2014-15, representing a 5.2 percent jump from the previous year's rate. Superintendent Susan Johnson...
  • JWCC sees spike in enrollments for online courses

    JWCC sees spike in enrollments for online courses

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:52:28 GMT
    John Wood Community College is seeing sizable spikes in enrollment for online courses. JWCC President Mike Elbe briefed the Board of Trustees on those increases during Wednesday night's regularly scheduled monthly...
    John Wood Community College is seeing sizable spikes in enrollment for online courses. JWCC President Mike Elbe briefed the college trustees on those increases at Wednesday night's regular monthly board meeting. ...
  • Quincy School Board unveils $70.3 million budget with $1.56 million deficit

    Quincy School Board unveils $70.3 million budget with $1.56 million deficit

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-08-21 14:52:27 GMT
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday unveiled a tentative $70.3 million budget containing a $1.56 million deficit. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the district's total direct revenues are projected to come in at...
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday unveiled a tentative $70.3 million budget containing a $1.56 million deficit. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the district's total direct revenues are projected to come in at...
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    2014 Missouri softball previews

    Canton 2013 record: 13-8 Coach: Logan Stapp (first season at Canton) Returning starters: C Jensen Crenshaw, R/R, Jr.; 1B Kayla Merrell, R/R, Sr.; SS Brittany Berhorst, R/R, Sr.; 3B Allison Phillips, R/R, Jr.; OF...
    Canton 2013 record: 13-8 Coach: Logan Stapp (first season at Canton) Returning starters: C Jensen Crenshaw, R/R, Jr.; 1B Kayla Merrell, R/R, Sr.; SS Brittany Berhorst, R/R, Sr.; 3B Allison Phillips, R/R, Jr.; OF...
  • 2014 softball preview: Highland looking to take care of unfinished business

    2014 softball preview: Highland looking to take care of unfinished business

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:46:08 GMT
    LEWISTOWN, Mo. -- None of the Highland softball players have forgotten the bitter feeling of losing to state runner-up South Callaway in last year's quarterfinals. "The feeling we had after it wasn't the best,"...
    LEWISTOWN, Mo. -- None of the Highland softball players have forgotten the bitter feeling of losing to state runner-up South Callaway in last year's quarterfinals. "The feeling we had after it wasn't the best,"...
  • Rosen earns medalist honors in QHS's opening match

    Rosen earns medalist honors in QHS's opening match

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:38:43 GMT
    Hannah Rosen aimed for the best score in the first match for the Quincy High School girls golf team.
    Hannah Rosen aimed for the best score in the first match for the Quincy High School girls golf team.

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  • VIDEO: Shoebox gifts

    VIDEO: Shoebox gifts

    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
  • VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 


  • VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

    VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

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  • Sprinkle Family Trap Shoot to benefit Amy Reichert family

    Sprinkle Family Trap Shoot to benefit Amy Reichert family

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:18 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:18:15 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- Whispering Oaks Campground will be the site of the Sprinkle Family Trap shoot to benefit the Amy Reichert family on Aug. 30. Reichert is receiving treatments for Stage 3 breast cancer. Sign-up begins...
    MENDON, Ill. -- Whispering Oaks Campground will be the site of the Sprinkle Family Trap shoot to benefit the Amy Reichert family on Aug. 30. Reichert is receiving treatments for Stage 3 breast cancer. Sign-up begins...
  • Bethel AME hosts annual cookout Saturday, Aug. 23

    Bethel AME hosts annual cookout Saturday, Aug. 23

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:04:24 GMT
    Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak, will host its 23rd annual barbecue cookout from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. For more information, call the church at 217-223-9719.
    Bethel AME Church, 905 Oak, will host its 23rd annual barbecue cookout from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. For more information, call the church at 217-223-9719.
  • Meals Plus to host Aug. 26 lunch with police officer

    Meals Plus to host Aug. 26 lunch with police officer

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:01:01 GMT
    Meals Plus for Seniors, in cooperation with the Quincy Police, will host a lunch event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. This event will allow seniors to see...
    Meals Plus for Seniors, in cooperation with the Quincy Police, will host a lunch event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. This event will allow seniors to see...
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  • Book tells a tale of women police and a shooter

    Book tells a tale of women police and a shooter

    Sunday, August 10 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-10 10:00:16 GMT
    "Cop Town" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 recommendation from the staff is "Cop Town." Karen Slaughter's new stand alone novel is a powerful, graphic look at the Atlanta Police Department in 1974...
    "Cop Town" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 recommendation from the staff is "Cop Town." Karen Slaughter's new stand alone novel is a powerful, graphic look at the Atlanta Police Department in 1974...
  • McLEOD: Why GM's 'Don't Blame Me' problem really happened

    McLEOD: Why GM's 'Don't Blame Me' problem really happened

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:39:07 GMT
    Culture is the cultivation of the human beliefs swirling and growing in the petri dish that is your organization. Peter Drucker said, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." In the light of the recent General Motors debacle, we might want to amend Drucker's wisdom to "Culture eats safety for breakfast."
    Culture is the cultivation of the human beliefs swirling and growing in the petri dish that is your organization. Peter Drucker said, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." In the light of the recent General Motors debacle, we might want to amend Drucker's wisdom to "Culture eats safety for breakfast."

  • On the Street for July 27: Toys delivered, Kyrgyzstan visitor and St. Jude scholarship

    On the Street for July 27: Toys delivered, Kyrgyzstan visitor and St. Jude scholarship

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:35:47 GMT
    HELPING HAND: A 9-year-old Quincy boy recently celebrated his birthday by following through on a challenge he made for himself. Derrick Hopkins, a soon-to-be fourth-grader at Baldwin Intermediate School, delivered more...
    HELPING HAND: A 9-year-old Quincy boy recently celebrated his birthday by following through on a challenge he made for himself. Derrick Hopkins, a soon-to-be fourth-grader at Baldwin Intermediate School, delivered more...
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  • YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:17:55 GMT
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
  • On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:42:50 GMT
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
  • Your Turn with ... Pat Galle

    Your Turn with ... Pat Galle

    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a movie star with fancy clothes and hair. What would you rather be doing right now? Getting a massage. Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once took taekwondo lessons. Other...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a movie star with fancy clothes and hair. What would you rather be doing right now? Getting a massage. Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once took taekwondo lessons. Other...
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