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  • Eighth annual PhillyFunFest parade to be held Aug. 15

    Eighth annual PhillyFunFest parade to be held Aug. 15

    Thursday, July 30 2015 2:13 PM EDT2015-07-30 18:13:51 GMT
    The eighth annual PhillyFunFest and parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
    The eighth annual PhillyFunFest and parade will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.
  • Benefit set for Aug. 16 in Ursa

    Benefit set for Aug. 16 in Ursa

    Thursday, July 30 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-07-30 15:23:00 GMT
    Proceeds from a homemade ice cream social at the Ursa Christian Church will benefit a couple who are experiencing unexpected expenses since the premature birth of their first child.
    Proceeds from a homemade ice cream social at the Ursa Christian Church will benefit a couple who are experiencing unexpected expenses since the premature birth of their first child.
  • Blue moon viewing event Friday at Mark Twain Lake

    Blue moon viewing event Friday at Mark Twain Lake

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-07-28 15:30:25 GMT
    Mark Twain State Park will hold a special blue moon viewing event starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Buzzard's Roost on Mark Twain Lake. July's blue moon is the second full moon of the month, which will not occur again until 2018 and, after that, until 2037.
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- Mark Twain State Park will hold a special blue moon viewing event starting at 8:30 p.m. Friday at Buzzard's Roost on Mark Twain Lake. July's blue moon is the second full moon of the month, which...
  • Loraine Festival seeks kids to participate in gala

    Loraine Festival seeks kids to participate in gala

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-07-28 15:30:23 GMT
    Pageant organizers are seeking participants for the upcoming Little Master and Miss and a Tiny Master and Tiny Miss Gala.The Loraine Lions Club will host the event at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Loraine Park large shelter.
    LORAINE, Ill. -- Pageant organizers are seeking participants for the upcoming Little Master and Miss and a Tiny Master and Tiny Miss Gala. The Loraine Lions Club will host the event at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Loraine Park...
  • Speaker to talk about food that helps cancer patients at Aug. 3 HUGS meeting

    Speaker to talk about food that helps cancer patients at Aug. 3 HUGS meeting

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 11:30 AM EDT2015-07-28 15:30:23 GMT
    HUGS (Helping Us Give Support) will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at First Christian Church, 701 Wabash Ave., Carthage (3 blocks south of Middle School/Circle K on Route 136).
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- HUGS (Helping Us Give Support) will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at First Christian Church, 701 Wabash Ave., Carthage (3 blocks south of Middle School/Circle K on Route 136). Guest speaker for the...
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  • Rain, windstorm, heat result in one of worst seasons for area golf courses

    Rain, windstorm, heat result in one of worst seasons for area golf courses

    Monday, August 3 2015 10:17 AM EDT2015-08-03 14:17:41 GMT
    First, it was The Rain. Then came The Storm. And lately, it's been The Heat. Trying to operate a golf course this summer in West-Central Illinois or Northeast Missouri has been a challenge.
    First, it was The Rain. Then came The Storm. And lately, it's been The Heat. Trying to operate a golf course this summer in West-Central Illinois or Northeast Missouri has been a challenge.
  • Friends share magical flair at fair

    Friends share magical flair at fair

    Sunday, August 2 2015 12:11 AM EDT2015-08-02 04:11:38 GMT
    Zach Bunch and Nate Gilbert have developed a magical relationship. The two 14-year-old Quincy boys are partners in Z&N Magic Productions. They've been wowing crowds this week at the Adams County Fair with a series of daily shows featuring classic illusions, card tricks and mind-reading gags.
    Zach Bunch and Nate Gilbert have developed a magical relationship. The two 14-year-old Quincy boys are partners in Z&N Magic Productions. They've been wowing crowds this week at the Adams County Fair with a series of daily shows featuring classic illusions, card tricks and mind-reading gags.
  • Alzheimer's group hopes to raise $70K during Aug. 3 walk

    Alzheimer's group hopes to raise $70K during Aug. 3 walk

    Monday, August 3 2015 10:47 AM EDT2015-08-03 14:47:58 GMT
    The Quincy Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association has established a lofty goal for the 19th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's fundraiser. The organization is hoping to reach $70,000 for the Sept. 3 event at Clat Adams Park.
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