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  • D. HUSAR: On the road again with wildlife, but in a different setting

    D. HUSAR: On the road again with wildlife, but in a different setting

    Wednesday, July 15 2015 9:33 AM EDT2015-07-15 13:33:20 GMT
    Years of driving through Pike County have sharpened my "wildlife" senses behind the wheel. Managing to spot the wildlife before it spots, or sometimes hits, you is vital to keeping the car running and dent-free...
    Years of driving through Pike County have sharpened my "wildlife" senses behind the wheel. Managing to spot the wildlife before it spots, or sometimes hits, you is vital to keeping the car running and dent-free...
  • HUSAR: Adams County brings home awards for "dynamic duo," VOAD team

    HUSAR: Adams County brings home awards for "dynamic duo," VOAD team

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 9:24 AM EDT2015-06-24 13:24:42 GMT
    Not long after Triena Dietrich took on the role of Medical Reserve Corps coordinator with the Adams County Health Department, she met the county's "dynamic duo" of emergency management volunteers. The...
    Not long after Triena Dietrich took on the role of Medical Reserve Corps coordinator with the Adams County Health Department, she met the county's "dynamic duo" of emergency management volunteers. The...
  • HUSAR: Keeping a walk from going to the dogs

    HUSAR: Keeping a walk from going to the dogs

    Wednesday, June 3 2015 9:13 AM EDT2015-06-03 13:13:14 GMT
    Pike County Animal Warden Debbie Lambeth doesn't have to look outside to know when the weather is getting better. She can tell by the number of phone calls. With more people out walking or running, and kids outside playing, there's a greater chance to encounter dogs...
    Pike County Animal Warden Debbie Lambeth doesn't have to look outside to know when the weather is getting better. She can tell by the number of phone calls. With more people out walking or running, and kids outside playing, there's a greater chance to encounter dogs...
  • D. HUSAR: Lucky dog lives in 'Taj Mahal'

    D. HUSAR: Lucky dog lives in 'Taj Mahal'

    Wednesday, May 13 2015 11:10 AM EDT2015-05-13 15:10:04 GMT
    Spending time in the doghouse wouldn't be half-bad at the home of David and Pat Sprague in Plainville. At least as long as Molly, the couple's 6-year-old yellow Lab, doesn't mind sharing. "She has the Taj Mahal," Pat Sprague ...
    Spending time in the doghouse wouldn't be half-bad at the home of David and Pat Sprague in Plainville. At least as long as Molly, the couple's 6-year-old yellow Lab, doesn't mind sharing. "She has the Taj...
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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.
  • Aldermen agree to hire two firms to finish storm debris cleanup

    Aldermen agree to hire two firms to finish storm debris cleanup

    Tuesday, August 4 2015 12:00 AM EDT2015-08-04 04:00:17 GMT
    Two firms hired by the city of Quincy are expected to finish the debris cleanup of city streets and rights of way by Friday. The Quincy City Council on Monday approved the contracts of Littleton Storm Service of Jacksonville, Ill., and Clean Sweep of Shelbyville, Ill., for $213,000.
    Two firms hired by the city of Quincy are expected to finish the debris cleanup of city streets and rights of way by Friday. The Quincy City Council on Monday approved the contracts of Littleton Storm Service of Jacksonville, Ill., and Clean Sweep of Shelbyville, Ill., for $213,000.
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