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  • Admission to Antique Auto Museum free this Sunday

    Admission to Antique Auto Museum free this Sunday

    Friday, May 22 2015 8:40 AM EDT2015-05-22 12:40:02 GMT
    The Antique Auto Museum in All America Park in Quincy is opening for its 47th season from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday with free admission this week only. Up to 30 antique vehicles and other automotive memorabilia is on display in the museum, plus there is a 1800s horsedrawn hearse (with casket) that was used by a funeral home in Loraine.
    The Antique Auto Museum in All America Park in Quincy is opening for its 47th season from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday with free admission this week only. Up to 30 antique vehicles and other automotive memorabilia is on display in the museum, plus there is a 1800s horsedrawn hearse (with casket) that was used by a funeral home in Loraine.
  • Memorial Day service May 25 in Hull

    Memorial Day service May 25 in Hull

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:49 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:49:17 GMT
    A Memorial Day service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, in the downtown park. 
    A Memorial Day service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25, in the downtown park. 
  • Mound Prairie luncheon set for May 24

    Mound Prairie luncheon set for May 24

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:47 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:47:56 GMT
    The Beverly Cemetery Association will hold a sandwich and pie luncheon Sunday, May 24, at the Mound Prairie Cemetery one mile east of Beverly. 
    The Beverly Cemetery Association will hold a sandwich and pie luncheon Sunday, May 24, at the Mound Prairie Cemetery one mile east of Beverly. 
  • JWCC seeks literacy tutors in Adams, Brown and Pike counties

    JWCC seeks literacy tutors in Adams, Brown and Pike counties

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:46 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:46:25 GMT
    John Wood Community College Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is seeking volunteers to be adult literacy tutors in Adams, Brown and Pike counties. 
    John Wood Community College Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is seeking volunteers to be adult literacy tutors in Adams, Brown and Pike counties. 
  • Memorial Day service and lunch at Paloma on May 25

    Memorial Day service and lunch at Paloma on May 25

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:44 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:44:23 GMT
    A Memorial Day service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Paloma Park. 
    A Memorial Day service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 25, at Paloma Park. 
  • Annual 12 Hours of Giving blood drive takes place Friday

    Annual 12 Hours of Giving blood drive takes place Friday

    Sunday, May 17 2015 12:33 AM EDT2015-05-17 04:33:57 GMT
    QUINCY -- The 10th annual 12 Hours of Giving summer blood drive will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the Quincy Blood Donation Center, 3000 N. 23rd. To help ensure patients in the Quincy area and across the...
    QUINCY -- The 10th annual 12 Hours of Giving summer blood drive will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the Quincy Blood Donation Center, 3000 N. 23rd. To help ensure patients in the Quincy area and across the...
  • Volunteers needed for Nauvoo dig project on May 25

    Volunteers needed for Nauvoo dig project on May 25

    Saturday, May 16 2015 1:05 AM EDT2015-05-16 05:05:30 GMT
    Volunteers are needed for the third annual I Dig Nauvoo Archeological Dig at the Joseph Smith historic sites in Nauvoo. This year's dig, slated for May 25 to June 26, will focus on the Samuel H. Smith...
    Volunteers are needed for the third annual I Dig Nauvoo Archeological Dig at the Joseph Smith historic sites in Nauvoo. This year's dig, slated for May 25 to June 26, will focus on the Samuel H. Smith...
  • Quincy School District announces registration dates for 2015-16

    Quincy School District announces registration dates for 2015-16

    Friday, May 15 2015 12:50 PM EDT2015-05-15 16:50:45 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School District has announced registration dates for the 2015-16 school year. Parents should come to their child's school during one of the times listed below to register the child and pay...
    QUINCY -- The Quincy School District has announced registration dates for the 2015-16 school year. Parents should come to their child's school during one of the times listed below to register the child and pay...
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  • Homebank, Bank of Quincy merge operations

    Homebank, Bank of Quincy merge operations

    Wednesday, May 20 2015 10:34 AM EDT2015-05-20 14:34:19 GMT
    Customers should notice little changes if federal regulators approve the merging of Bank of Quincy and Homebank. The sister companies have agreed to file an application with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis to merge banking operations. Upon approval, Bank of Quincy would take on the Homebank name.
    Customers should notice little changes if federal regulators approve the merging of Bank of Quincy and Homebank. The sister companies have agreed to file an application with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis to merge banking operations. Upon approval, Bank of Quincy would take on the Homebank name.
  • Dog's attack on carrier stops mail delivery to northside Quincy neighborhood

    Dog's attack on carrier stops mail delivery to northside Quincy neighborhood

    Friday, May 22 2015 10:45 AM EDT2015-05-22 14:45:23 GMT
    Sgt. Shannon Pilkington of the Quincy Police Department said police were notified of an April 6 incident between a dog at 1602 Maple and a mail carrier. The U.S. Postal Service cut off mail delivery in the neighborhood, and mail is still not being delivered even though the dog involved has since died.

    Sgt. Shannon Pilkington of the Quincy Police Department said police were notified of an April 6 incident between a dog at 1602 Maple and a mail carrier. The U.S. Postal Service cut off mail delivery in the neighborhood, and mail is still not being delivered even though the dog involved has since died.

  • Mendon School Board approves name change for elementary school

    Mendon School Board approves name change for elementary school

    Friday, May 22 2015 10:18 AM EDT2015-05-22 14:18:59 GMT
    Mendon Elementary School will have a new name starting July 1. The Mendon School Board decided Wednesday to change the school's name to Unity Elementary School. The new name will align more closely with the district's other attendance centers -- Unity High School and Unity Middle School.
    Mendon Elementary School will have a new name starting July 1. The Mendon School Board decided Wednesday to change the school's name to Unity Elementary School. The new name will align more closely with the district's other attendance centers -- Unity High School and Unity Middle School.
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