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  • Second installment real estate property tax payment is due

    Second installment real estate property tax payment is due

    Tuesday, September 1 2015 9:56 AM EDT2015-09-01 13:56:06 GMT
    The Adams County Collector reminds taxpayers that the second installment real estate property tax payment is due Sept. 1. A 1.5 percent late payment penalty applies to payments made after...
    The Adams County Collector reminds taxpayers that the second installment real estate property tax payment is due Sept. 1. A 1.5 percent late payment penalty applies to payments made after...
  • Aim to Stop Domestic Violence benefit to be held Sept. 12

    Aim to Stop Domestic Violence benefit to be held Sept. 12

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:33 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:33:34 GMT
    A 3-D target archery shoot is being held to benefit QUANADA on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Siloam Springs State Park. The benefit, Aim to Stop Domestic Violence, will feature animal...
    A 3-D target archery shoot is being held to benefit QUANADA on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Siloam Springs State Park. The benefit, Aim to Stop Domestic Violence, will feature animal...
  • Indoor Horseshoe League registration due by Sept. 7

    Indoor Horseshoe League registration due by Sept. 7

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:29 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:29:38 GMT
    The 38th annual Indoor Horseshoe League sponsored by Hannibal Parks and Recreation League starts Monday, Sept. 21. Registration for the league continues through Sept. 7. Games...
    The 38th annual Indoor Horseshoe League sponsored by Hannibal Parks and Recreation League starts Monday, Sept. 21. Registration for the league continues through Sept. 7. Games...
  • Tickets available for fourth annual Extending the Prairie Table dinner

    Tickets available for fourth annual Extending the Prairie Table dinner

    Sunday, August 30 2015 12:33 AM EDT2015-08-30 04:33:36 GMT
    The fourth annual Extending the Prairie Table fundraising dinner will be held Sunday, Sept. 27, at Lake Hill Winery in Carthage. 
    The fourth annual Extending the Prairie Table fundraising dinner will be held Sunday, Sept. 27, at Lake Hill Winery in Carthage. 
  • Women's conference features Christian recording artist

    Women's conference features Christian recording artist

    Sunday, August 30 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-08-30 04:32:07 GMT
    A Christian recording artist, author and motivational speaker will present a women's conference on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield. 
    A Christian recording artist, author and motivational speaker will present a women's conference on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield. 
  • Farm Beginnings course accepting applications

    Farm Beginnings course accepting applications

    Sunday, August 30 2015 12:30 AM EDT2015-08-30 04:30:22 GMT
    The Land Connection is accepting applications for the 2015-16 class of its Central Illinois Farm Beginnings course, and early-bird registration discounts end Tuesday, Sept. 1. 
    The Land Connection is accepting applications for the 2015-16 class of its Central Illinois Farm Beginnings course, and early-bird registration discounts end Tuesday, Sept. 1. 
  • Missionary Society schedules Night in White service Aug. 30

    Missionary Society schedules Night in White service Aug. 30

    Sunday, August 30 2015 12:29 AM EDT2015-08-30 04:29:01 GMT
    The Bethel AME Church's Missionary Society will host its annual Night in White service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at the church at 905 Oak. 
    The Bethel AME Church's Missionary Society will host its annual Night in White service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at the church at 905 Oak. 
  • Curriculum night for parents Sept. 3 at QHS

    Curriculum night for parents Sept. 3 at QHS

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:07 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:07:51 GMT
    Parents are invited to Quincy High School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, to follow their student's schedule. 
    Parents are invited to Quincy High School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, to follow their student's schedule. 
  • QHS to hold auditions for fall musical

    QHS to hold auditions for fall musical

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:06 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:06:44 GMT
    Auditions for the annual Quincy Senior High fall musical will be held at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, and Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the QHS Choir Room. 
    Auditions for the annual Quincy Senior High fall musical will be held at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, and Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the QHS Choir Room. 
  • Orr Beef Center sets field day

    Orr Beef Center sets field day

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:05 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:05:36 GMT
    The Orr Beef Research Center field day will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2. The program begins at 5 p.m. with a meal at the John Wood Community College Ag Center on Ill. 104 near Perry. 
    The Orr Beef Research Center field day will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2. The program begins at 5 p.m. with a meal at the John Wood Community College Ag Center on Ill. 104 near Perry. 
  • Church hosting block party Aug. 29

    Church hosting block party Aug. 29

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:04 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:04:17 GMT
    The Vermont Street United Methodist Church is hosting a free community block party Aug. 29. 
    The Vermont Street United Methodist Church is hosting a free community block party Aug. 29. 
  • Masked Intruder to perform at State Room

    Masked Intruder to perform at State Room

    Saturday, August 29 2015 1:01 AM EDT2015-08-29 05:01:39 GMT
    Headlining Raygun's next show is Red Scare/Fat Wreck recording artist Masked Intruder. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the State Room. 
    Headlining Raygun's next show is Red Scare/Fat Wreck recording artist Masked Intruder. The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the State Room. 
  • League of Women Voters to celebrate Women's Equality Day

    League of Women Voters to celebrate Women's Equality Day

    Saturday, August 29 2015 12:59 AM EDT2015-08-29 04:59:57 GMT
    The League of Women Voters of Adams County will commemorate the 95th anniversary of women's right to vote, celebrated annually as Women's Equality Day, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.
    The League of Women Voters of Adams County will commemorate the 95th anniversary of women's right to vote, celebrated annually as Women's Equality Day, at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.
  • Quincy Public Schools senior citizen activity passes available beginning Aug. 31

    Quincy Public Schools senior citizen activity passes available beginning Aug. 31

    Saturday, August 29 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-08-29 04:32:40 GMT
    Quincy Public Schools is offering free special guest passes for musical and sporting events to those age 60 and older who live in the district and alums who may have moved away. 
    Quincy Public Schools is offering free special guest passes for musical and sporting events to those age 60 and older who live in the district and alums who may have moved away. 
  • Faith Presbyterian to host Samaritan's Purse event

    Faith Presbyterian to host Samaritan's Purse event

    Friday, August 28 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-29 03:08:52 GMT
    QUINCY -- Aziz and Donna Aslami will discuss their ministry with Afghanistan refugees at a special event from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Faith Presbyterian Church at 24th and Monroe. The public is invited to attend. The...
    QUINCY -- Aziz and Donna Aslami will discuss their ministry with Afghanistan refugees at a special event from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Faith Presbyterian Church at 24th and Monroe. The public is invited to attend. The...
  • Register now for Ladies' Freedom Conference

    Register now for Ladies' Freedom Conference

    Friday, August 28 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-29 03:08:12 GMT
    DALLAS CITY, Ill. -- Grace Bible Church will host its annual Ladies' Freedom Conference on Saturday, Sept. 26. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. Registration is $22 by Sept. 1 and $30 after that date. To register, send your...
    DALLAS CITY, Ill. -- Grace Bible Church will host its annual Ladies' Freedom Conference on Saturday, Sept. 26. Sign-in begins at 8 a.m. Registration is $22 by Sept. 1 and $30 after that date. To register, send your...
  • Deadline approaching to register for Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend

    Deadline approaching to register for Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend

    Friday, August 28 2015 11:07 PM EDT2015-08-29 03:07:34 GMT
    A Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend will be held Oct. 2-4 in Peoria. The weekend will consist of a series of talks focused on various aspects of a marriage presented by leadership couples, including a clergy person...
    A Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend will be held Oct. 2-4 in Peoria. The weekend will consist of a series of talks focused on various aspects of a marriage presented by leadership couples, including a clergy person...
  • Quincy Church Women United meeting to focus on human rights

    Quincy Church Women United meeting to focus on human rights

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:38 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:38:02 GMT
    QUINCY -- Quincy Church Women United will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at Union United Methodist Church, 1101 State. The theme for the human rights program will be Journey toward Peace. George Lewis, attorney, will...
    QUINCY -- Quincy Church Women United will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, at Union United Methodist Church, 1101 State. The theme for the human rights program will be Journey toward Peace. George Lewis, attorney, will...
  • St. Brigid to hold Sundae Sunday

    St. Brigid to hold Sundae Sunday

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:36 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:36:33 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- St. Brigid Church will host a Sundae Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. The event will include homemade ice cream sundaes with chocolate, strawberries or caramel topping. maid-rites, hot dogs,...
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- St. Brigid Church will host a Sundae Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. The event will include homemade ice cream sundaes with chocolate, strawberries or caramel topping. maid-rites, hot dogs,...
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  • Horizons gets $100,000 gift toward property renovation

    Horizons gets $100,000 gift toward property renovation

    Thursday, September 3 2015 10:22 AM EDT2015-09-03 14:22:38 GMT
    Horizons Social Services has received a $100,000 gift toward the renovation of a property at 224 S. Eighth that will eventually house all its operations. Sarah Stephens, executive director of Horizons, said the gift was from a donor who does not want to be identified.
    Horizons Social Services has received a $100,000 gift toward the renovation of a property at 224 S. Eighth that will eventually house all its operations. Sarah Stephens, executive director of Horizons, said the gift was from a donor who does not want to be identified.
  • Klein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality Day

    Klein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality Day

    Monday, August 31 2015 11:22 AM EDT2015-08-31 15:22:57 GMT
    Mary Ann Klein knows that civic participation moves communities forward. Klein, president of the League of Women Voters of Adams County, joined the organization more than two decades ago to help further the work it was doing in the area. That spirit led Klein to be named the 2015 recipient of the Evelyn Sacadat Award for Community Leadership, an honor the League has bestowed on three others.
    Mary Ann Klein knows that civic participation moves communities forward. Klein, president of the League of Women Voters of Adams County, joined the organization more than two decades ago to help further the work it was doing in the area. That spirit led Klein to be named the 2015 recipient of the Evelyn Sacadat Award for Community Leadership, an honor the League has bestowed on three others.
  • QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:44:24 GMT
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
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