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  • Senior citizens Bible study series starts April 1

    Senior citizens Bible study series starts April 1

    Saturday, March 28 2015 1:55 AM EDT2015-03-28 05:55:45 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Area senior adults are invited to a weekly Bible study beginning Wednesday morning, April 1, at McDonald's in Pittsfield. David and Charlotte Hamilton will lead the study for the eighth...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Area senior adults are invited to a weekly Bible study beginning Wednesday morning, April 1, at McDonald's in Pittsfield. David and Charlotte Hamilton will lead the study for the eighth...
  • Applications for annual turkey hunt for persons with disabilities due April 1

    Applications for annual turkey hunt for persons with disabilities due April 1

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:24 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:24:53 GMT
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club will hold the annual turkey hunt for persons with disabilities on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at the Indian Creek Recreation Area....
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club will hold the annual turkey hunt for persons with disabilities on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, at the Indian Creek Recreation Area....
  • PACT Head Start accepting applications

    PACT Head Start accepting applications

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:23 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:23:13 GMT
    PACT Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 year for pregnant women and children from birth to age 4 who live in Brown, Cass, Hancock, McDonough, Pike,...
    PACT Head Start is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 year for pregnant women and children from birth to age 4 who live in Brown, Cass, Hancock, McDonough, Pike,...
  • Registration open for beginning bridge class April 6

    Registration open for beginning bridge class April 6

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:16 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:16:35 GMT
    The Hannibal Free Public Library will hold a six-week beginning bridge class on Mondays starting Monday, April 6. The class will begin at 1 p.m. and last about two hours. It will meet each Monday through...
    The Hannibal Free Public Library will hold a six-week beginning bridge class on Mondays starting Monday, April 6. The class will begin at 1 p.m. and last about two hours. It will meet each Monday through...
  • Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis host Easter egg hunt April 4

    Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis host Easter egg hunt April 4

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:13 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:13:43 GMT
    The Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 4, on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. The hunt will take place near the Mabee Sports Complex near Mo....
    The Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 4, on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. The hunt will take place near the Mabee Sports Complex near Mo....
  • Cary Cancer Center to hold Believe Campaign open house April 7

    Cary Cancer Center to hold Believe Campaign open house April 7

    Thursday, March 26 2015 6:11 PM EDT2015-03-26 22:11:12 GMT
    Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation will have the Believe Campaign open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the James E. Cary Cancer Center, 5985 Hospital Drive. The event will showcase new...
    Hannibal Regional Hospital Foundation will have the Believe Campaign open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the James E. Cary Cancer Center, 5985 Hospital Drive. The event will showcase new...
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  • UPDATE: 12-year-old boy shot, killed Saturday identified as Rayshone Humphrey

    UPDATE: 12-year-old boy shot, killed Saturday identified as Rayshone Humphrey

    Saturday, March 28 2015 3:18 PM EDT2015-03-28 19:18:12 GMT
    A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of 1127 N. Fifth around 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Quincy police chief Rob Copley. Copley said QPD is treating the shooting as a homicide. Carl Douglas, Humphrey's older brother, said Saturday morning that "this feels like a dream. It still hasn't registered what happened." Douglas said Humphrey was waiting at a friend's house to be picked up by his mother when the incident happened.
    A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of 1127 N. Fifth around 1 a.m. Saturday, according to Quincy police chief Rob Copley. Copley said QPD is treating the shooting as a homicide. Carl Douglas, Humphrey's older brother, said Saturday morning that "this feels like a dream. It still hasn't registered what happened." Douglas said Humphrey was waiting at a friend's house to be picked up by his mother when the incident happened.

  • Quincy man charged with neglect in wife's death

    Quincy man charged with neglect in wife's death

    Friday, March 27 2015 6:39 PM EDT2015-03-27 22:39:52 GMT
    A Quincy man has been arrested and charged with neglect of a disabled person in connection with the death of his wife earlier this month. Derek L. Decker, 49, was arrested Monday by Quincy police after an investigation found that he failed to properly care for his disabled wife, Lori. He is being held in the Adams County Jail on $75,000 bond.
    A Quincy man has been arrested and charged with neglect of a disabled person in connection with the death of his wife earlier this month. Derek L. Decker, 49, was arrested Monday by Quincy police after an investigation found that he failed to properly care for his disabled wife, Lori. He is being held in the Adams County Jail on $75,000 bond.

  • Gas prices in the region could soon tumble again

    Gas prices in the region could soon tumble again

    Friday, March 27 2015 8:58 AM EDT2015-03-27 12:58:14 GMT
    Gasoline prices across West-Central Illinois and Northeast should soon start tumbling again. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac told The Herald-Whig this region could expect prices to be similar to what they were near the end of 2014 and early January when prices in the Quincy area dipped as low as $1.99 a gallon and parts of Northeast Missouri reached $1.50.
    Gasoline prices across West-Central Illinois and Northeast should soon start tumbling again. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac told The Herald-Whig this region could expect prices to be similar to what they were near the end of 2014 and early January when prices in the Quincy area dipped as low as $1.99 a gallon and parts of Northeast Missouri reached $1.50.
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