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  • Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy named 49th Adams County Fair Queen

    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy named 49th Adams County Fair Queen

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:07:14 GMT
    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy was named the 49th Adams County Fair Queen late Wednesday night.The 20-year-old Whitaker was one of 14 young women competing for the title, representing six different Adams County towns. The pageant was witnessed by a crowd of about 1,000.
    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy was named the 49th Adams County Fair Queen late Wednesday night.The 20-year-old Whitaker was one of 14 young women competing for the title, representing six different Adams County towns. The pageant was witnessed by a crowd of about 1,000.
  • Task force officers arrest one man, seek second in home invasion

    Task force officers arrest one man, seek second in home invasion

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:24:38 GMT
    Quincy police said Thursday morning that an arrest warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Chadwick H. Kelly. Police said Kelly is still at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. Police said Kelly is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. His bond has been set at $100,000.
    Quincy police said Thursday morning that an arrest warrant has been issued for 23-year-old Chadwick H. Kelly. Police said Kelly is still at large and should be considered armed and dangerous. Police said Kelly is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. His bond has been set at $100,000.

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Teter replaces Nelson as executive director and curator of Quincy Art Center

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Jennifer Teter is where she wants to be. In fact, it's where she needs to be. "I just always knew I wanted to be in art," she said. Teter is the new executive director and curator of the Quincy Art Center, 1515... More>>

Low jobless rate turns focus to training programs

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Another month of low unemployment rates in Western Illinois and Northeast Missouri means employers will need to keep scrambling to find workers. "We've got a pretty low and stable unemployment rate. That's a good... More>>

Koster: Amendment 1 will keep Missouri globally competitive in ag industry

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TAYLOR, Mo. -- During a farm visit Thursday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said a ballot question that would protect Missouri farmers from what he called "arbitrary" and "unreasonable" regulations would not... More>>

Perry, Mo., woman gets 20-year prison sentence on number of charges

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NEW LONDON, Mo. -- A Perry woman originally charged with second-degree murder in the 2011 death of a Ralls County woman was sent to prison Thursday after a hearing in Ralls County Circuit Court. Judge Rachel Bringer... More>>

Brown County issued 1.0 multiplier

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Brown County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0 for 2013 taxes payable in 2014. This means the Illinois Department of Revenue believes the county's property is... More>>

Marion County Highway Department buys three trucks with snow plows

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PALMYRA, Mo. -- Three new trucks outfitted with snow plows will join the Marion County Highway Department's fleet after the Marion County Commission approved purchasing them at its regular meeting Monday. This is the... More>>

School Board may take another look at students performing community service

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Some Quincy School Board members don't want to give up on the idea of launching a community service element into the local school system. The board's Discipline Committee on Tuesday agreed to table a proposal to... More>>

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  • Quinn signs $1B plan for road repairs; includes three Hancock projects, one in Pike

    Quinn signs $1B plan for road repairs; includes three Hancock projects, one in Pike

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:17:08 GMT
    Several highway projects in West-Central Illinois were included in a $1 billion capital spending plan signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
    Several highway projects in West-Central Illinois were included in a $1 billion capital spending plan signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
  • Auction barn joins exotic animals, tastes

    Auction barn joins exotic animals, tastes

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 17:04:40 GMT
    The auction stretched into its sixth hour. Cage after cage of tortoises, hedgehogs and tiny gliding possums had slowed sales and thinned the crowd.But by midafternoon, seats began to refill. A pair of marmoset monkeys hit $3,000. A 6-month-old red kangaroo, held aloft in a baby blanket by its handler, crested $4,000.
    The auction stretched into its sixth hour. Cage after cage of tortoises, hedgehogs and tiny gliding possums had slowed sales and thinned the crowd.But by midafternoon, seats began to refill. A pair of marmoset monkeys hit $3,000. A 6-month-old red kangaroo, held aloft in a baby blanket by its handler, crested $4,000.
  • 'I feel violated': Search continues for two men involved in Quincy home invasion

    'I feel violated': Search continues for two men involved in Quincy home invasion

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:41:18 GMT
    Jon Matuszak didn’t think twice about going into his residence at 900 Locust around 10 a.m. Monday morning. Matuszak had just returned from running an errand when a neighbor tried to stop him before going into the house. The neighbor told him that two men wearing white gloves and white masks — one of them carrying a baseball bat — had just entered the back door of the house. Knowing his older brother, Patrick, was sleeping inside, Jon Matuszak rushed inside.
    Jon Matuszak didn’t think twice about going into his residence at 900 Locust around 10 a.m. Monday morning. Matuszak had just returned from running an errand when a neighbor tried to stop him before going into the house. The neighbor told him that two men wearing white gloves and white masks — one of them carrying a baseball bat — had just entered the back door of the house. Knowing his older brother, Patrick, was sleeping inside, Jon Matuszak rushed inside.
  • Quincy School Board may hold special meeting to address facilities proposal

    Quincy School Board may hold special meeting to address facilities proposal

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:32:43 GMT
    The Quincy School Board is likely to convene a special meeting within the next couple of weeks to hear details about a proposed facilities plan and decide whether to put a multimillion-dollar bond issue on the November...
    The Quincy School Board is likely to convene a special meeting within the next couple of weeks to hear details about a proposed facilities plan and decide whether to put a multimillion-dollar bond issue on the November...
  • Pike County Dental Clinic expands service to adults

    Pike County Dental Clinic expands service to adults

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:21:45 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Dental Clinic is expanding its service to adults thanks to a state policy change. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services reinstated dental services, effective July...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Dental Clinic is expanding its service to adults thanks to a state policy change. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services reinstated dental services, effective July...
  • One injured when train strikes garbage truck near Hull

    One injured when train strikes garbage truck near Hull

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:58:53 GMT
    A Pittsfield man was hospitalized Monday after the garbage truck he was driving was struck by a train. Illinois State Police report that Christopher Miller, 43, Pittsfield, was driving a 2005 International garbage truck...
    A Pittsfield man was hospitalized Monday after the garbage truck he was driving was struck by a train. Illinois State Police report that Christopher Miller, 43, Pittsfield, was driving a 2005 International garbage truck...
  • Council restores traffic signal at Eighth, Vermont

    Council restores traffic signal at Eighth, Vermont

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:32:41 GMT
    A traffic signal at Eighth and Vermont will be reactivated to make the intersection safer for residents of Sunset Apartments.  Quincy City Council members voted Monday night to concur with a Traffic Commission recommendation to turn the signal on. It was disabled in March as city officials sought to save money by turning off a pair of traffic signals at low-traffic intersections.
    A traffic signal at Eighth and Vermont will be reactivated to make the intersection safer for residents of Sunset Apartments.  Quincy City Council members voted Monday night to concur with a Traffic Commission recommendation to turn the signal on. It was disabled in March as city officials sought to save money by turning off a pair of traffic signals at low-traffic intersections.

  • YMCA hopes inaugural Glow Run is first step toward new tradition

    YMCA hopes inaugural Glow Run is first step toward new tradition

    Monday, July 21 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-07-21 20:14:27 GMT
    The Quincy Family YMCA hopes to begin a new tradition Aug. 8 with its inaugural Glow Run 5K at Cedar Crest Country Club. The after-dark, family-friendly event will benefit the youth sports programs at the Quincy YMCA...
    The Quincy Family YMCA hopes to begin a new tradition Aug. 8 with its inaugural Glow Run 5K at Cedar Crest Country Club. The after-dark, family-friendly event will benefit the youth sports programs at the Quincy YMCA...
  • Gas leak prompts temporary evacuation at Springfield Electric Supply Co.

    Gas leak prompts temporary evacuation at Springfield Electric Supply Co.

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:35:43 GMT
    About 15 employees at Springfield Electric Supply Co., 2009 Jennifer Lane, were evacuated from the building briefly after a gas leak was detected shortly after 11 a.m. Monday. The Quincy Fire Department rushed to the...
    About 15 employees at Springfield Electric Supply Co., 2009 Jennifer Lane, were evacuated from the building briefly after a gas leak was detected shortly after 11 a.m. Monday. The Quincy Fire Department rushed to the...
  • Plan for ferry between Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, docked until spring

    Plan for ferry between Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, docked until spring

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:00:32 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- An excursion boat planned to serve Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, won't hit the water until next spring. Randy Douglas, the Nauvoo man who proposed the ferry with business partner Don Faulkner of...
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- An excursion boat planned to serve Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, won't hit the water until next spring. Randy Douglas, the Nauvoo man who proposed the ferry with business partner Don Faulkner of...
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  • Low jobless rate turns focus to training programs

    Low jobless rate turns focus to training programs

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:02:58 GMT
    Another month of low unemployment rates in Western Illinois and Northeast Missouri means employers will need to keep scrambling to find workers. "We've got a pretty low and stable unemployment rate. That's a good...
    Another month of low unemployment rates in Western Illinois and Northeast Missouri means employers will need to keep scrambling to find workers. "We've got a pretty low and stable unemployment rate. That's a good...
  • School Board may take another look at students performing community service

    School Board may take another look at students performing community service

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:16:21 GMT
    Some Quincy School Board members don't want to give up on the idea of launching a community service element into the local school system. The board's Discipline Committee on Tuesday agreed to table a proposal to...
    Some Quincy School Board members don't want to give up on the idea of launching a community service element into the local school system. The board's Discipline Committee on Tuesday agreed to table a proposal to...
  • Adams County Mobile Food Pantry set for Saturday morning at Madonna House

    Adams County Mobile Food Pantry set for Saturday morning at Madonna House

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:13:52 GMT
    Joanne Dedert is expecting a big turnout. Make that a huge turnout. "We're anticipating long lines," said Dedert, the executive director of Madonna House, which is coordinating an Adams County Mobile Food Pantry on...
    Joanne Dedert is expecting a big turnout. Make that a huge turnout. "We're anticipating long lines," said Dedert, the executive director of Madonna House, which is coordinating an Adams County Mobile Food Pantry on...
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  • Texas Roadhouse to hold Special Olympics fundraiser on Friday

    Texas Roadhouse to hold Special Olympics fundraiser on Friday

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:34:24 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. A free lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, corn and fresh bread will be served with...
    The Quincy Police Department will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois Friday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Texas Roadhouse. A free lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, corn and fresh bread will be served with...
  • Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:58:32 GMT
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
  • Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:47:00 GMT
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
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  • Your Turn with ... Charlie Hull

    Your Turn with ... Charlie Hull

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:00:40 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... the radio announcer for the Cardinals because I figured I'd get paid to talk about baseball, and that sounded pretty fun to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Watching...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... the radio announcer for the Cardinals because I figured I'd get paid to talk about baseball, and that sounded pretty fun to me. What would you rather be doing right now? Watching...
  • Your Turn with ... Julie Louthan

    Your Turn with ... Julie Louthan

    Saturday, July 5 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-07-05 05:36:39 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher because I always liked school and admired many of my teachers. So naturally, I wanted to do what they did. I received an elementary education degree but decided to pursue a...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher because I always liked school and admired many of my teachers. So naturally, I wanted to do what they did. I received an elementary education degree but decided to pursue a...
  • On the Street: Brush with greatness, nerdy fans

    On the Street: Brush with greatness, nerdy fans

    Sunday, April 7 2013 12:45 AM EDT2013-04-07 04:45:05 GMT
    CELEBRITY WATCH: While in Kansas City to watch the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team play in the NAIA Division I national tournament, C-SC athletic director Greg McVey and women's soccer
    CELEBRITY WATCH: While in Kansas City to watch the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team play in the NAIA Division I national tournament, C-SC athletic director Greg McVey and women's soccer coach Tyler...
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