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  • Durbin visits Quincy church on Sunday after attending Saturday night fundraiser

    Durbin visits Quincy church on Sunday after attending Saturday night fundraiser

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:48:28 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and a local religious leader on Sunday encouraged people to make their voices heard at the voting booths in the wake of unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Durbin, a Springfield Democrat, spoke at a service at the Cathedral of Worship in Quincy Sunday morning after a fundraising event at Quincy University Saturday night.
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and a local religious leader on Sunday encouraged people to make their voices heard at the voting booths in the wake of unrest in Ferguson, Mo. Durbin, a Springfield Democrat, spoke at a service at the Cathedral of Worship in Quincy Sunday morning after a fundraising event at Quincy University Saturday night.

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Rauner brings Republican campaign for governor to Adams County

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Republican Bruce Rauner brought his campaign for Illinois governor to Quincy on Saturday, and he made it clear to supporters he's going to need their help to defeat the Democratic incumbent, Pat Quinn, on election day. ... More>>

Special Summer: Edina man with Down syndrome meets president, speaks at U.N. conference

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EDINA, Mo. -- Jared Niemeyer has hobnobbed with pop stars, shaken hands with the president, and spoken in front of world leaders. And that was just this summer. The 22-year-old from rural Edina man spent parts of June... More>>

Sudden death syndrome lurking in area soybean fields

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PLEASANT HILL, Ill. -- A color change first hinted at a problem lurking in area soybean fields. What had been lush green plants turned yellow, then brown as sudden death moved into the crop. "You can kind of look over... More>>

Exchange Club plans to offer flags for rent during patriotic holidays

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The Quincy Exchange Club hopes American flags will soon cover Quincy during national holidays. The service organization is launching its Flags of Honor program that will rent flags to be placed in front of homes and... More>>

Sheriff: Safety concerns led to Lovelace being housed in neighboring county jail

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Curtis Lovelace has been housed in the Hancock County Jail in Carthage since he was arrested last week on first-degree murder charges. Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer said keeping Lovelace out of the jail in the Adams... More>>

Liberty Fall Festival set for Sept. 5-7

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LIBERTY, Ill. --The 68th annual Liberty Fall Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 5-7. The festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday in the town park with a hog roast put on by the Liberty Fire Auxiliary,... More>>

Mighty Mudder to raise money for mental health services, foster care

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal mental health services agency and two community groups hope participants will get muddy and messy during the agency's newest fundraiser. The Mighty Mudder Dash-n-Bash, scheduled for Sept.... More>>

Two couples lose possessions in fire Friday at Eighth Street duplex

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A three-alarm fire of undetermined origin heavily damaged two apartments in a duplex at 617-619 N. Eighth late Friday afternoon. No people were injured, but at least two cats perished. The fire was discovered around... More>>

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  • Hannibal sees benefits from officers wearing cameras

    Hannibal sees benefits from officers wearing cameras

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:44 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:44:49 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis knows the benefits of having officers wear cameras. The Hannibal Police Department started a pilot program with wearable cameras in November 2012, and every patrol...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis knows the benefits of having officers wear cameras. The Hannibal Police Department started a pilot program with wearable cameras in November 2012, and every patrol...
  • Seymour Elementary receives award for second year in healthy school challenge

    Seymour Elementary receives award for second year in healthy school challenge

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:42 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:42:50 GMT
    PAYSON, Ill. Seymour Elementary School in Payson is one of 10 Illinois schools winning top honors in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge. This year, 231 schools in the state earned...
    PAYSON, Ill. Seymour Elementary School in Payson is one of 10 Illinois schools winning top honors in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge. This year, 231 schools in the state earned...
  • Park Board to meet with executive director finalists

    Park Board to meet with executive director finalists

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:24:59 GMT
    The Quincy Park Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to interview three finalists for the executive director's job. The group is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. and will go directly into closed...
    The Quincy Park Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday night to interview three finalists for the executive director's job. The group is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. and will go directly into closed...
  • Power restored after brief outage at Quincy Mall

    Power restored after brief outage at Quincy Mall

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:11:18 GMT
    A power line failure knocked out electric service to the Quincy Mall at midday on Friday. Property Manager Kimm Minnick said the power was out for more than an hour.
    A power line failure knocked out electric service to the Quincy Mall at midday on Friday. Property Manager Kimm Minnick said the power was out for more than an hour. "The stores were shut down, but it's back on...
  • Your Turn with ... Brandon Thomsen

    Your Turn with ... Brandon Thomsen

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:00:46 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... My mother thought I would be a criminal. It turns out I needed an "outlet." I knew early on I needed to be a "theater professional." What would you rather be doing right now? Be in...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... My mother thought I would be a criminal. It turns out I needed an "outlet." I knew early on I needed to be a "theater professional." What would you rather be doing right now? Be in...
  • Bids to be sought for infrastructure work at Hannibal pool

    Bids to be sought for infrastructure work at Hannibal pool

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:11 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:11:00 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Leaking pipes and aging pumps and filters at the Hannibal Aquatic Center will prompt the city's Parks and Recreation Department to seek bids for replacing them this fall. Andy Dorian, parks and...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Leaking pipes and aging pumps and filters at the Hannibal Aquatic Center will prompt the city's Parks and Recreation Department to seek bids for replacing them this fall. Andy Dorian, parks and...
  • Enrollment down slightly at QU, JWCC; C-SC, Blessing-Rieman enjoy increase

    Enrollment down slightly at QU, JWCC; C-SC, Blessing-Rieman enjoy increase

    Friday, August 29 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-08-29 19:02:36 GMT
    Quincy University and John Wood Community College have seen slight declines in enrollment, while Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing are enjoying larger numbers on campus this...
    Quincy University and John Wood Community College have seen slight declines in enrollment, while Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing are enjoying larger numbers on campus this...
  • Hull driver injured in rear-end collision on Ill. 96 near Quincy

    Hull driver injured in rear-end collision on Ill. 96 near Quincy

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:30:08 GMT
    A Hull driver was injured in a rear-end collision at 5:51 p.m. Thursday on Ill. 96 south of Quincy's Hidden Cove subdivision. Robert G. Gray, 59, was taken to Blessing Hospital, where he was treated and released,...
    A Hull driver was injured in a rear-end collision at 5:51 p.m. Thursday on Ill. 96 south of Quincy's Hidden Cove subdivision. Robert G. Gray, 59, was taken to Blessing Hospital, where he was treated and released,...
  • Detective's interest in Lovelace case led to grand jury indictment

    Detective's interest in Lovelace case led to grand jury indictment

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:51:34 GMT
    Only one thing about Cory Lovelace's death in 2006 concerned Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley. "At that time, I don't recall anything that really caused me great alarm," Copley said. "Was it concerning that they couldn't make a determination on cause of death? Yes, because that leaves the case open." That open case led a member of the Quincy Police Department's detective unit to take another look at the case late last year.
    Only one thing about Cory Lovelace's death in 2006 concerned Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley. "At that time, I don't recall anything that really caused me great alarm," Copley said. "Was it concerning that they couldn't make a determination on cause of death? Yes, because that leaves the case open." That open case led a member of the Quincy Police Department's detective unit to take another look at the case late last year.
  • Chamber of Commerce moving into new home in Hannibal

    Chamber of Commerce moving into new home in Hannibal

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:50:39 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce is moving up the block. After three years at 201 Broadway, the chamber now will take up residence at 307 Broadway starting Sept. 2. Executive Director McKenzie...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce is moving up the block. After three years at 201 Broadway, the chamber now will take up residence at 307 Broadway starting Sept. 2. Executive Director McKenzie...
  • Historical Society plans to move museum to the former Gardner Museum in Quincy

    Historical Society plans to move museum to the former Gardner Museum in Quincy

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:43:50 GMT
    The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County will relocate its History Museum to the former Gardner Museum in downtown Quincy.
    The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County will relocate its History Museum to the former Gardner Museum in downtown Quincy.
  • New taxi service starts in Quincy with goal of cutting down on drunken drivers

    New taxi service starts in Quincy with goal of cutting down on drunken drivers

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:19:58 GMT
    David French hopes he can cut down on drunken driving with his new tax business in Quincy. French, 43, operates Mr. Taxi, which opened about a month ago after he received a taxicab license for the business from the city...
    David French hopes he can cut down on drunken driving with his new tax business in Quincy. French, 43, operates Mr. Taxi, which opened about a month ago after he received a taxicab license for the business from the city...
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  • BASF maintenance workers vote to strike

    BASF maintenance workers vote to strike

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:29:47 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Maintenance workers at the BASF plant near Palmyra have voted to strike after rejecting a contract offer. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Maintenance workers at the BASF plant near Palmyra have voted to strike after rejecting a contract offer. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace...
  • Grand jury indictment says Quincy lawyer suffocated wife

    Grand jury indictment says Quincy lawyer suffocated wife

    Thursday, August 28 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-08-28 23:03:09 GMT
    Tears began to well in Curtis Lovelace's eyes as he left the courtroom Thursday afternoon. According to the Bill of Indictment, Lovelace “suffocated Cory Lovelace, thereby causing the death of Cory Lovelace.”
    Tears began to well in Curtis Lovelace's eyes as he left the courtroom Thursday afternoon. According to the Bill of Indictment, Lovelace “suffocated Cory Lovelace, thereby causing the death of Cory Lovelace.”
  • Upper Mississippi gets Marine Highway designation

    Upper Mississippi gets Marine Highway designation

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:43:41 GMT
    A Marine Highway Corridor designation approved this week for the upper Mississippi River could boost efforts to upgrade locks, build ports and ship freight along the waterway. "This important designation is the outcome...
    A Marine Highway Corridor designation approved this week for the upper Mississippi River could boost efforts to upgrade locks, build ports and ship freight along the waterway. "This important designation is the outcome...
  • Quincy attorney and former School Board member indicted for first-degree murder in wife's 2006 death

    Quincy attorney and former School Board member indicted for first-degree murder in wife's 2006 death

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:41:40 GMT
    Football star. School board member. Lawyer. National Guard member. Father. Husband. All of those describe Curtis Lovelace. On Wednesday morning, an Adams County grand jury indicted the 45-year-old Lovelace on first-degree murder charges in connection with the Feb. 14, 2006, death of his first wife, Cory Didriksen Lovelace. During Lovelace's first court appearance Thursday, the indictment read by Judge Scott Butler said that Cory Lovelace was suffocated.
    Football star. School board member. Lawyer. National Guard member. Father. Husband. All of those describe Curtis Lovelace. On Wednesday morning, an Adams County grand jury indicted the 45-year-old Lovelace on first-degree murder charges in connection with the Feb. 14, 2006, death of his first wife, Cory Didriksen Lovelace. During Lovelace's first court appearance Thursday, the indictment read by Judge Scott Butler said that Cory Lovelace was suffocated.

  • FCA leadership clinic set for Sept. 27 at Hannibal-LaGrange University

    FCA leadership clinic set for Sept. 27 at Hannibal-LaGrange University

    Thursday, August 28 2014 2:34 PM EDT2014-08-28 18:34:46 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Mark Twain Area Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting its second annual leadership clinic Sept. 27 at Hannibal-LaGrange University. Sixteen high school and college FCA...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Mark Twain Area Chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting its second annual leadership clinic Sept. 27 at Hannibal-LaGrange University. Sixteen high school and college FCA...
  • Police searching for missing Quincy man at Gardner Park

    Police searching for missing Quincy man at Gardner Park

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:44 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:44:35 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department is actively searching in Gardner Park for a 53-year-old Quincy man last seen at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Sgt. Adam Yates confirmed that the missing man is David W. Leonard, 53, of 1329 N. Sixth.
    The Quincy Police Department is actively searching in Gardner Park for a 53-year-old Quincy man last seen at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Sgt. Adam Yates confirmed that the missing man is David W. Leonard, 53, of 1329 N. Sixth.
  • Man accused of stabbing jailer during escape attempt to go on trial for attempted first-degree murder charge

    Man accused of stabbing jailer during escape attempt to go on trial for attempted first-degree murder charge

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:31:29 GMT
    A Quincy man alleged to have stabbed an Adams County Jail corrections officer during a failed jailbreak attempt last month will go to trial on an attempted first-degree murder charge. At the end of a half-hour hearing, Judge Scott Walden found there was enough evidence to hold Cobretti M. "Coby" Matlick, 19, over for trial on six charges in connection with a July 27 incident at the jail.
    A Quincy man alleged to have stabbed an Adams County Jail corrections officer during a failed jailbreak attempt last month will go to trial on an attempted first-degree murder charge. At the end of a half-hour hearing, Judge Scott Walden found there was enough evidence to hold Cobretti M. "Coby" Matlick, 19, over for trial on six charges in connection with a July 27 incident at the jail.
  • Quincy University takes wraps off Student Success Center

    Quincy University takes wraps off Student Success Center

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-08-27 23:38:27 GMT
    Quincy University on Wednesday unveiled its new Student Success Center in the lower level of Brenner Library. The center, which opened last week, was formed by consolidating and expanding the university's Learning Resource Center, Career Services Center and its services for students with disabilities.
    Quincy University on Wednesday unveiled its new Student Success Center in the lower level of Brenner Library. The center, which opened last week, was formed by consolidating and expanding the university's Learning Resource Center, Career Services Center and its services for students with disabilities.
  • Quincy Christian School doubles enrollment, sees more growth ahead

    Quincy Christian School doubles enrollment, sees more growth ahead

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:42:55 GMT
    Bob Murray has a newfound sense of optimism about Quincy Christian School, which has seen a big growth spurt. "There's an excitement here, and I think it's being noticed by a lot of people," Murray said. He was...
    Bob Murray has a newfound sense of optimism about Quincy Christian School, which has seen a big growth spurt. "There's an excitement here, and I think it's being noticed by a lot of people," Murray said. He was...
  • Quincy native drowns after boat capsizes

    Quincy native drowns after boat capsizes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:03:29 GMT
    BRANSON, Mo. -- A Quincy, Ill., native died Tuesday after a boat hit a submerged tree and capsized at Lake Taneycomo in southwest Missouri.
    BRANSON, Mo. -- A Quincy, Ill., native died Tuesday after a boat hit a submerged tree and capsized at Lake Taneycomo in southwest Missouri.
  • Workforce readiness team identifies skills needed by job seekers

    Workforce readiness team identifies skills needed by job seekers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:18:40 GMT
    Job seekers in Adams County now have a formula for success with a new list of skills and qualities that local employers want in their workers. A panel from the Adams County Workforce Initiative held a news conference Wednesday morning to unveil the skills list that educators have been asked to discuss with students.
    Job seekers in Adams County now have a formula for success with a new list of skills and qualities that local employers want in their workers. A panel from the Adams County Workforce Initiative held a news conference Wednesday morning to unveil the skills list that educators have been asked to discuss with students.
  • Hog confinement proposed near Pearl

    Hog confinement proposed near Pearl

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:13:56 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Board will have a chance to request a public informational meeting on a hog confinement proposed near Pearl, but the board chairman doesn't believe it will happen."
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Board will have a chance to request a public informational meeting on a hog confinement proposed near Pearl, but the board chairman doesn't believe it will happen."
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  • VIDEO: House fire on North Eighth Street

    VIDEO: House fire on North Eighth Street

    Photographer Phil Carlson shot this raw footage of a three-alarm house fire on Quincy's North Eighth Street.
    Photographer Phil Carlson shot this raw footage of a three-alarm house fire on Quincy's North Eighth Street.
  • VIDEO: Compilation of local ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

    VIDEO: Compilation of local ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

    Herald-Whig Reporter Don O'Brien, other Whig reporters and community leaders took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

    Herald-Whig Reporter Don O'Brien, other Whig reporters and community leaders took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

  • VIDEO: Shoebox gifts

    VIDEO: Shoebox gifts

    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
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  • Luther Memorial Church to have rummage sale Saturday

    Luther Memorial Church to have rummage sale Saturday

    Friday, August 29 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-08-29 15:40:07 GMT
    A rummage sale will take place from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Luther Memorial Church's Fellowship Hall at 12th and Jersey. The food pantry at the church will benefit from sale proceeds. The pantry is open to the...
    A rummage sale will take place from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Luther Memorial Church's Fellowship Hall at 12th and Jersey. The food pantry at the church will benefit from sale proceeds. The pantry is open to the...
  • 'Haunting' trip planned Oct. 10 to Alton, Grafton

    'Haunting' trip planned Oct. 10 to Alton, Grafton

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:45:54 GMT
    A "Freaky Friday" trip to Alton and Grafton in southwestern Illinois is being planned for Oct. 10 by Quincy Fire Department Chaplain Brother Ed Arambasich, OFM. A visit will be made to Alton National Cemetery, complete...
    A "Freaky Friday" trip to Alton and Grafton in southwestern Illinois is being planned for Oct. 10 by Quincy Fire Department Chaplain Brother Ed Arambasich, OFM. A visit will be made to Alton National Cemetery, complete...
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  • Sandford's new novel fast-paced and exciting

    Sandford's new novel fast-paced and exciting

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-31 10:00:15 GMT
    "Uncaged" This week at the Quincy Public Library the staff's top book is a new young adult book by best-selling adult author John Sandford, co-written with Michele Cook. "Uncaged" follows foster kid Shay Remby as...
    "Uncaged" This week at the Quincy Public Library the staff's top book is a new young adult book by best-selling adult author John Sandford, co-written with Michele Cook. "Uncaged" follows foster kid Shay Remby as...
  • On the Street: Casket challenge, bee stings and alderman's birthday

    On the Street: Casket challenge, bee stings and alderman's birthday

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:48:47 GMT
    Casket challenge: Jim O'Donnell, a fifth generation owner of O'Donnell's Funeral Home in Hannibal, Mo., added a creative twist to his acceptance of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He laid on a gurney and had two...
    Casket challenge: Jim O'Donnell, a fifth generation owner of O'Donnell's Funeral Home in Hannibal, Mo., added a creative twist to his acceptance of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He laid on a gurney and had two...
  • Mystery makes for an entertaining read

    Mystery makes for an entertaining read

    Sunday, August 24 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-24 10:00:17 GMT
    "Doing It At the Dixie Dew" This week at the Quincy Public Library the top book is a brand-new cozy mystery titled "Doing It At the Dixie Dew." When her beloved grandmother dies and leaves her the beautiful old...
    "Doing It At the Dixie Dew" This week at the Quincy Public Library the top book is a brand-new cozy mystery titled "Doing It At the Dixie Dew." When her beloved grandmother dies and leaves her the beautiful old...
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  • Your Turn with ... Brandon Thomsen

    Your Turn with ... Brandon Thomsen

    Friday, August 29 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-08-30 00:00:46 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... My mother thought I would be a criminal. It turns out I needed an "outlet." I knew early on I needed to be a "theater professional." What would you rather be doing right now? Be in...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... My mother thought I would be a criminal. It turns out I needed an "outlet." I knew early on I needed to be a "theater professional." What would you rather be doing right now? Be in...
  • 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...
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