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  • 2015 Arts Faire artist applications being accepted

    2015 Arts Faire artist applications being accepted

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:55 AM EST2014-11-25 13:55:03 GMT
    The 12th annual Midsummer Arts Faire artist applications are now available. Deadline to apply is Feb. 6. The online application can be accessed on the website at artsfaire.org. Food vendor applications for the "Taste of...
    The 12th annual Midsummer Arts Faire artist applications are now available. Deadline to apply is Feb. 6. The online application can be accessed on the website at artsfaire.org. Food vendor applications for the "Taste of...
  • QU art professor featured in St. Louis exhibition

    QU art professor featured in St. Louis exhibition

    Tuesday, November 25 2014 8:50 AM EST2014-11-25 13:50:58 GMT
    Bob Mejer, distinguished professor of art at Quincy University, has been invited as an honorary member of the National Missouri Water Color Society to participate in the Missouri Watercolor Society New Gallery inaugural...
    Bob Mejer, distinguished professor of art at Quincy University, has been invited as an honorary member of the National Missouri Water Color Society to participate in the Missouri Watercolor Society New Gallery inaugural...
  • ARTS BRIEFS: Victorian tea, Christmas concert, art shows and more

    ARTS BRIEFS: Victorian tea, Christmas concert, art shows and more

    Monday, November 24 2014 6:07 PM EST2014-11-24 23:07:45 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. Tea features Molly Brown Molly Brown will recount her ill-fated voyage on the Titanic and introduce the story of Downton Abbey, which began the day after the Titanic sank. Molly will also share...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. Tea features Molly Brown Molly Brown will recount her ill-fated voyage on the Titanic and introduce the story of Downton Abbey, which began the day after the Titanic sank. Molly will also share...
  • Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Healing Hearts going on Hy-Vee field trip Dec. 1

    Saturday, November 22 2014 11:23 PM EST2014-11-23 04:23:02 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
    QUINCY -- The Blessing Heart and Vascular Center Healing Hearts support group is taking a field trip for its December meeting. Because of that, the group will meet on a different day than usual, and reservations are...
  • Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Villa Kathrine announces Thanksgiving holiday hours

    Friday, November 21 2014 9:01 AM EST2014-11-21 14:01:14 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
    QUINCY -- The Villa Katherine, 532 Gardner Expressway, has announced its Thanksgiving holiday house. The villa will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, and open regular hours the rest of the weekend -- from 9 a.m....
  • Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Salvation Army to host free Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 27

    Friday, November 21 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-21 13:53:38 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
    QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, at the Kroc Center, 405 Vermont. The community is invited to enjoy a traditional...
  • Operation Christmas Child donations accepted starting Nov. 17

    Operation Christmas Child donations accepted starting Nov. 17

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:53 AM EST2014-11-20 13:53:32 GMT
    Local collection for Operation Christmas Child will be Nov. 17-24 at LifePoint Church, 18th and Harrison. Individuals and groups may drop off their gift-filled shoeboxes from 5:30-7 p.m. through Nov. 24; from 10-11 a.m....
    Local collection for Operation Christmas Child will be Nov. 17-24 at LifePoint Church, 18th and Harrison. Individuals and groups may drop off their gift-filled shoeboxes from 5:30-7 p.m. through Nov. 24; from 10-11 a.m....
  • Holy Hoops tournament to be held Nov. 26

    Holy Hoops tournament to be held Nov. 26

    Thursday, November 20 2014 8:49 AM EST2014-11-20 13:49:09 GMT
    The second-annual Holy Hoops Basketball Tournament match-up between the law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Quincy Notre Dame High School gymnasium, 1400 S. 11th.
    The second-annual Holy Hoops Basketball Tournament match-up between the law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at the Quincy Notre Dame High School gymnasium, 1400 S. 11th.
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  • Brockmiller new CEO at Quincy Medical Group

    Brockmiller new CEO at Quincy Medical Group

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 6:16 PM EST2014-11-26 23:16:15 GMT
    QUINCY -- Carol Brockmiller is ready for her next challenge. It's one she said she has been preparing for during the past 17 years at Quincy Medical Group. Brockmiller was named chief executive officer at QMG, effective Wednesday.
    QUINCY -- Carol Brockmiller is ready for her next challenge. It's one she said she has been preparing for during the past 17 years at Quincy Medical Group. Brockmiller was named chief executive officer at QMG, effective Wednesday.

  • School Board ponders whether to hire construction manager for building project

    School Board ponders whether to hire construction manager for building project

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 6:43 PM EST2014-11-26 23:43:45 GMT
    The Quincy School Board will meet in special session at 4 p.m. Monday to discuss whether it should seek the services of a construction manager to oversee the district's $89 million building project. The board also will take steps to sell the first $10 million worth of general obligation bonds for the five-year project.
    The Quincy School Board will meet in special session at 4 p.m. Monday to discuss whether it should seek the services of a construction manager to oversee the district's $89 million building project. The board also will take steps to sell the first $10 million worth of general obligation bonds for the five-year project.
  • Former Camp Point resident finding success with Broadway production of 'On the Town'

    Former Camp Point resident finding success with Broadway production of 'On the Town'

    Wednesday, November 26 2014 4:12 PM EST2014-11-26 21:12:28 GMT
    NEW YORK -- Whenever Elizabeth Stanley steps on stage, she remembers how far she has come. A career that started with the former Camp Point resident learning her craft at the Quincy Community Theatre has taken her all the way to New York City and the bright lights of Broadway.
    NEW YORK -- Whenever Elizabeth Stanley steps on stage, she remembers how far she has come. A career that started with the former Camp Point resident learning her craft at the Quincy Community Theatre has taken her all the way to New York City and the bright lights of Broadway.

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