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  • Quincy Police officers will conduct annual 'Driver Sober' campaign

    Quincy Police officers will conduct annual 'Driver Sober' campaign

    Sunday, December 21 2014 12:57 AM EST2014-12-21 05:57:46 GMT
    QUINCY, Ill. ­-- The Quincy Police Department will be out in force as part of the annual Illinois "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunken drivers through Jan. 4. The statewide crackdown will include...
    QUINCY, Ill. ­-- The Quincy Police Department will be out in force as part of the annual Illinois "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunken drivers through Jan. 4. The statewide crackdown will include...
  • Breast-feeding support group to change meeting location

    Breast-feeding support group to change meeting location

    Sunday, December 21 2014 12:53 AM EST2014-12-21 05:53:34 GMT
    As of the Tuesday, Jan. 6 meeting, the breast-feeding support group will meet in the maternity classroom on the fourth floor of Blessing Hospital at 11th Street.
    As of the Tuesday, Jan. 6 meeting, the breast-feeding support group will meet in the maternity classroom on the fourth floor of Blessing Hospital at 11th Street.
  • Quincy Police Dec. 18, 2014

    Quincy Police Dec. 18, 2014

    Sunday, December 21 2014 12:51 AM EST2014-12-21 05:51:26 GMT
    Quincy Police Thefts, burglaries A residence at 2239 Cedar was forcibly entered Dec. 11. Nothing appeared to have been missing. A door in a garage was kicked in at 2925 Vermont. Nothing appeared to be missing ...
    Quincy Police Thefts, burglaries A residence at 2239 Cedar was forcibly entered Dec. 11. Nothing appeared to have been missing. A door in a garage was kicked in at 2925 Vermont. Nothing appeared to be missing ...
  • Quincy Museum is all decked out for holidays

    Quincy Museum is all decked out for holidays

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 9:02 AM EST2014-12-16 14:02:22 GMT
    The Quincy Museum, 1601 Maine, is fully decorated for Christmas with trees and holiday decorations in each room. The second-floor gallery features a Downtown Quincy Christmas display. The colorfully decorated...
    QUINCY -- The Quincy Museum, 1601 Maine, is fully decorated for Christmas with trees and holiday decorations in each room. The second-floor gallery features a Downtown Quincy Christmas display. The colorfully decorated...
  • Sunset Home to hold Holiday Light Tour

    Sunset Home to hold Holiday Light Tour

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 8:46 AM EST2014-12-16 13:46:31 GMT
    Sunset Home will host its annual Holiday Light Tour from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17. Visitors will be able to drive through Sunset's Christmas light display. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to collect letters...
    Sunset Home will host its annual Holiday Light Tour from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17. Visitors will be able to drive through Sunset's Christmas light display. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to collect letters...
  • QHS Softball Booster Club to hold pulled pork dinner Dec. 19

    QHS Softball Booster Club to hold pulled pork dinner Dec. 19

    Monday, December 15 2014 12:38 PM EST2014-12-15 17:38:23 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy High School Softball Booster Club will host a pulled pork dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in the Baldwin Intermediate School cafeteria. Tickets for the event are $5 and may be purchased at the...
    QUINCY -- The Quincy High School Softball Booster Club will host a pulled pork dinner at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in the Baldwin Intermediate School cafeteria. Tickets for the event are $5 and may be purchased at the...
  • Meetings: Dec. 15-19, 2014

    Meetings: Dec. 15-19, 2014

    Monday, December 15 2014 11:40 AM EST2014-12-15 16:40:42 GMT
    Wednesday, Dec. 17 The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees meets at 7 p.m. at the 48th and Harrison campus. Among the topics to be discussed is the expected approval of a minimal increase in the district's...
    Wednesday n The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees meets at 7 p.m. at the 48th and Harrison campus. Among the topics to be discussed is the expected approval of a minimal increase in the district's tax...
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  • Nauvoo woman helps deck the White House for the holidays

    Nauvoo woman helps deck the White House for the holidays

    Sunday, December 21 2014 12:16 AM EST2014-12-21 05:16:23 GMT
    Bob Hopp will have to work hard to top this year's Christmas surprise for his mom. He submitted an application for Martha "Marty" Hopp to help decorate the White House for the holidays, crossing off an item on her "bucket list" and providing an opportunity to meet first lady Michelle Obama along with "first dogs" Bo and Sunny.
    Bob Hopp will have to work hard to top this year's Christmas surprise for his mom. He submitted an application for Martha "Marty" Hopp to help decorate the White House for the holidays, crossing off an item on her "bucket list" and providing an opportunity to meet first lady Michelle Obama along with "first dogs" Bo and Sunny.

  • Your Turn with Beth House Lane

    Your Turn with Beth House Lane

    Sunday, December 21 2014 1:37 AM EST2014-12-21 06:37:07 GMT
    Beth House Lane is executive director of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County. She is a Quincy-area native who lived in Arizona for 30 years and returned two years ago.
    Beth House Lane is executive director of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County. She is a Quincy-area native who lived in Arizona for 30 years and returned two years ago.
  • Hannibal agency to receive $1.2M Head Start grant

    Hannibal agency to receive $1.2M Head Start grant

    Sunday, December 21 2014 12:37 AM EST2014-12-21 05:37:06 GMT
    The Early Head Start Child Care Center in Hannibal, Mo., will receive a $1.2 million grant. The funds are expected between Jan. 1 and March 1; the director expects to hire 12 new staff members.
    The Early Head Start Child Care Center in Hannibal, Mo., will receive a $1.2 million grant. The funds are expected between Jan. 1 and March 1; the director expects to hire 12 new staff members.
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