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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Monday
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  • 56°
  • 38°

Partly cloudy and windy

Tuesday
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  • 65°
  • 38°

Partly cloudy and windy

Wednesday
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  • 37°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
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  • 39°

Sunny

Friday
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  • 41°

Afternoon showers

Saturday
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Morning showers

Sunday
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  • 39°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 43°(Feels like 38°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.76 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:21:03 am
  • Sunset: 07:48:49 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Monday
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  • 55°
  • 37°

Clear

Tuesday
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  • 62°
  • 34°

Partly cloudy and windy

Wednesday
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  • 57°
  • 34°

Abundant sunshine

Thursday
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  • 38°

Sunny

Friday
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Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 58°
  • 38°

Mainly cloudy and rainy

Sunday
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  • 64°
  • 43°

Mostly sunny

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 40°(Feels like 32°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 12 mph
  • Barometer: 29.74 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:17:11 am
  • Sunset: 07:46:39 pm
  • Humidity: 69
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Monday
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  • 57°
  • 43°

Mainly clear

Tuesday
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  • 41°

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Wednesday
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  • 58°
  • 38°

Mainly sunny

Thursday
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  • 65°
  • 43°

Abundant sunshine

Friday
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  • 46°

Showers possible in the afternoon

Saturday
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  • 58°
  • 40°

Cloudy, periods of rain

Sunday
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  • 65°
  • 46°

Plenty of sun

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 46°(Feels like 40°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 13 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:19:01 am
  • Sunset: 07:45:50 pm
  • Humidity: 54
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Monday
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  • 58°
  • 43°

A few clouds

Tuesday
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  • 67°
  • 40°

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Wednesday
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  • 59°
  • 39°

Sunny

Thursday
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  • 66°
  • 45°

Sunshine

Friday
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  • 66°
  • 47°

More clouds than sun

Saturday
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  • 59°
  • 41°

Cloudy with rain

Sunday
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  • 67°
  • 47°

A few clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 45°(Feels like 39°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 29.78 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:21:36 am
  • Sunset: 07:48:40 pm
  • Humidity: 53
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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'Duck Dynasty' star Alan Robertson to speak at Quincy Christian School fundraiser

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Magan Dunn says an impromptu change of vacation plans wound up leading to Alan Robertson's scheduled May 16 appearance at the Kroc Center. Alan Robertson is the eldest son of Duck Commander Co. founder Phil Robertson, whose family stars in the A&E Network megahit "Duck Dynasty." More>>

Smithsonian scientists to show how they identified lost grave at Sunday presentation

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Visitors to the History Museum at Fourth and Maine on Sunday will learn how a 150-year-old mystery was solved. Forensic anthropologist David Hunt and historic archaeologist Deborah Hull-Walski of the Smithsonian Institution will present "Lost in Time," where they discuss how their team's forensic analysis led them to identify a boy lost to his family for more than six generations. More>>

Lomax woman arrested after accident on Carman Road

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A Lomax woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a two-vehicle collision in Henderson County early Sunday morning. Ana Berta Cisneros, 52, also was arrested for improper lane... More>>

Residents question tree removal, though officials say it was done by proper procedure

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Delays still an issue at some VA hospitals a year after scandal broke

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Long waits at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics have not dropped significantly in the year since a scandal led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. "We are doing a whole series of things - the right things, I believe - to deal with the immediate issue," Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson said. "But we need an intermediate-term plan that moves us ahead a quantum leap ..."
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Quincy man arrested in connection with Liberty burglaries

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A Quincy man was arrested Friday afternoon in connection with several burglaries last month in Liberty. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported the arrest of Joshua A. Stevens, 27.  More>>

Mellon announces campaign for 18th District seat vacated by Schock

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Rob Mellon said rebuilding America's middle class and restoring the nation's democracy will be his top goals if elected to the 18th District congressional seat left vacant by the resignation of Aaron Schock at the end of March. More>>

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  • Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts

    Illinois restores $97 million of school funding cuts

    Friday, April 17 2015 11:38 AM EDT2015-04-17 15:38:00 GMT
    A funding plan approved Wednesday by the Illinois State Board of Education restored about $97 million originally cut for 600 of the state's most financially strapped school districts.
    A funding plan approved Wednesday by the Illinois State Board of Education restored about $97 million originally cut for 600 of the state's most financially strapped school districts.
  • Cobb to step down as superintendent of Quincy School District

    Cobb to step down as superintendent of Quincy School District

    Friday, April 17 2015 10:40 AM EDT2015-04-17 14:40:29 GMT
    Steve Cobb, superintendent of the Quincy School District for the past two years, is planning to resign at the end of this school year. School Board member Sheldon Bailey confirmed to The Herald-Whig that Cobb began telling board members this week of his plans to step down. School Board President Stephanie Erwin is upset the information was shared with the media. “There should have been no discussions today regarding Mr. Cobb or any district employee by a board member,” she said.
    Steve Cobb, superintendent of the Quincy School District for the past two years, is planning to resign at the end of this school year. School Board member Sheldon Bailey confirmed to The Herald-Whig that Cobb began telling board members this week of his plans to step down. School Board President Stephanie Erwin is upset the information was shared with the media. “There should have been no discussions today regarding Mr. Cobb or any district employee by a board member,” she said.
  • Volunteers sought for Comcast Cares Day

    Volunteers sought for Comcast Cares Day

    Friday, April 17 2015 10:14 AM EDT2015-04-17 14:14:24 GMT
    Comcast Corp. is looking for local volunteers for nationwide service day. Comcast Cares Day on April 25 allows the company to team up with local organizations and complete service work in communities. Comcast employees, along with family and friends, will be working on Quinsippi Island. Locally, Comcast is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois.
    Comcast Corp. is looking for local volunteers for nationwide service day. Comcast Cares Day on April 25 allows the company to team up with local organizations and complete service work in communities. Comcast employees, along with family and friends, will be working on Quinsippi Island. Locally, Comcast is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of West Central Illinois.

  • Work begins on Pikeland summer construction projects

    Work begins on Pikeland summer construction projects

    Friday, April 17 2015 10:08 AM EDT2015-04-17 14:08:12 GMT
    Work is underway on summer construction projects in the Pikeland School District. The School Board continues work toward selling $1.35 million in life safety bonds and $1.5 million in working cash fund bonds to cover the project cost. Also, with a short timeline to decrease asbestos and add air conditioning to South Elementary School and Pittsfield High School over the summer break, contractors are doing what they can before school is out.
    Work is underway on summer construction projects in the Pikeland School District. The School Board continues work toward selling $1.35 million in life safety bonds and $1.5 million in working cash fund bonds to cover the project cost. Also, with a short timeline to decrease asbestos and add air conditioning to South Elementary School and Pittsfield High School over the summer break, contractors are doing what they can before school is out.
  • Hannibal driver killed near Barry when SUV struck by semi

    Hannibal driver killed near Barry when SUV struck by semi

    Friday, April 17 2015 9:59 AM EDT2015-04-17 13:59:34 GMT
    A 59-year-old Hannibal woman was killed in a SUV-semi tractor-trailer accident at 5:28 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 72 near Barry. The Illinois State Police said the driver who was killed was Joyce R. Miller-Boren of Hannibal, Mo., formerly of Pittsfield. The Illinois State Police reported a 2007 International truck tractor pulling a 2006 Wabash semi-trailer was westbound when it attempted to pass another vehicle.
    A 59-year-old Hannibal woman was killed in a SUV-semi tractor-trailer accident at 5:28 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 72 near Barry. The Illinois State Police said the driver who was killed was Joyce R. Miller-Boren of Hannibal, Mo., formerly of Pittsfield. The Illinois State Police reported a 2007 International truck tractor pulling a 2006 Wabash semi-trailer was westbound when it attempted to pass another vehicle.
  • Canine flu hasn't reached Quincy but is growing concern for pet owners

    Canine flu hasn't reached Quincy but is growing concern for pet owners

    Friday, April 17 2015 9:58 AM EDT2015-04-17 13:58:15 GMT
    Veterinarian Joanne Klingele, plus other animal health officials across the region and nation, are voicing concern about the recent outbreaks of canine influenza strains H3N2 and H3N8 that can cause respiratory illness in dogs.
    Veterinarian Joanne Klingele, plus other animal health officials across the region and nation, are voicing concern about the recent outbreaks of canine influenza strains H3N2 and H3N8 that can cause respiratory illness in dogs.
  • Mendon School Board clears way to issue working cash bonds if needed

    Mendon School Board clears way to issue working cash bonds if needed

    Friday, April 17 2015 9:44 AM EDT2015-04-17 13:44:32 GMT
    The Mendon School Board this week passed a resolution declaring its intent to issue up to $700,000 in working cash bonds to help ease the district's financial concerns. Superintendent Brian Kurz said passage of the resolution doesn't mean the bonds will automatically be issued. Instead, the district now has authority to sell bonds in the event of a financial emergency.
    The Mendon School Board this week passed a resolution declaring its intent to issue up to $700,000 in working cash bonds to help ease the district's financial concerns. Superintendent Brian Kurz said passage of the resolution doesn't mean the bonds will automatically be issued. Instead, the district now has authority to sell bonds in the event of a financial emergency.

  • Students strive to collect 1,000 books for preschoolers

    Students strive to collect 1,000 books for preschoolers

    Friday, April 17 2015 8:41 AM EDT2015-04-17 12:41:39 GMT
    A group of students at Adams Elementary School is asking Quincy residents to donate new or gently used books for preschoolers during April. The books, in turn, will be cleaned and given to the Adams County Health Department for distribution to local families who come to the agency for services. The goal is to collect at least 1,000 books appropriate for children up to age 5.
    A group of students at Adams Elementary School is asking Quincy residents to donate new or gently used books for preschoolers during April. The books, in turn, will be cleaned and given to the Adams County Health Department for distribution to local families who come to the agency for services. The goal is to collect at least 1,000 books appropriate for children up to age 5.
  • No intruder found after search Thursday at Dallas City Elementary School

    No intruder found after search Thursday at Dallas City Elementary School

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:08 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:08:41 GMT
    Dallas City Elementary School was cleared of all students and searched after a report surfaced at 9:15 a.m. Thursday that a possible intruder was in the building. However, law enforcement officials say no one was found despite an extensive search of the building.
    Dallas City Elementary School was cleared of all students and searched after a report surfaced at 9:15 a.m. Thursday that a possible intruder was in the building. However, law enforcement officials say no one was found despite an extensive search of the building.
  • Police blame speeding in crash on Hamilton-Keokuk Bridge

    Police blame speeding in crash on Hamilton-Keokuk Bridge

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 9:54 PM EDT2015-04-16 01:54:24 GMT
    Police cite excessive speed as the cause of a one-car crash on the Hamilton-Keokuk Bridge on Tuesday night. 
    Police cite excessive speed as the cause of a one-car crash on the Hamilton-Keokuk Bridge on Tuesday night. 
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  • Quincy truck driver uninjured in Warren County accident

    Quincy truck driver uninjured in Warren County accident

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 12:33 PM EDT2015-04-15 16:33:04 GMT
    A Quincy truck driver escaped injury when his rig was struck at an intersection of U.S. 67 and Ill. 135 in Warren County at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday.
    A Quincy truck driver escaped injury when his rig was struck at an intersection of U.S. 67 and Ill. 135 in Warren County at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Pike tweaks host county agreement, plans to submit it to landfill

    Pike tweaks host county agreement, plans to submit it to landfill

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 10:47 AM EDT2015-04-15 14:47:24 GMT
    The Pike County Board is moving forward with a draft agreement with Hickory Ridge Landfill Inc. Board members at a special meeting Tuesday night directed solid waste coordinator Chris Johnson to make final changes in the latest draft of the host county agreement and have it proofed by an environmental attorney, an environmental engineer and the state's attorney.
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  • United Kingdom women love the quilting, not the tea

    United Kingdom women love the quilting, not the tea

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 10:17 AM EDT2015-04-15 14:17:19 GMT
    There's not much about the United States that Judi Mendelssohn does not like or appreciate. But there is no question what is No. 1 atop her list of American dislikes. "The tea," she says, unequivocally. Mendelssohn, who hails from Worcester, England, believes it is next to impossible to find a quality cup of tea in the colonies. Other than that, the land of the free and the home of the brave is just dandy -- especially anything connected with quilting.
    There's not much about the United States that Judi Mendelssohn does not like or appreciate. But there is no question what is No. 1 atop her list of American dislikes. "The tea," she says, unequivocally. Mendelssohn, who hails from Worcester, England, believes it is next to impossible to find a quality cup of tea in the colonies. Other than that, the land of the free and the home of the brave is just dandy -- especially anything connected with quilting.
  • Hancock County celebrates history with two events Saturday

    Hancock County celebrates history with two events Saturday

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 9:53 AM EDT2015-04-15 13:53:11 GMT
    Hancock County celebrates history with two events Saturday in Carthage. The Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum will present a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War with activities. A Gen. Ulysses S. Grant re-enactor will present two programs -- "Grant Takes Command" and "Appomattox and a New Birth of Freedom". An Abraham Lincoln re-enactor also will talk with the public.
    Hancock County celebrates history with two events Saturday in Carthage. The Kibbe Hancock Heritage Museum will present a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War with activities. A Gen. Ulysses S. Grant re-enactor will present two programs -- "Grant Takes Command" and "Appomattox and a New Birth of Freedom". An Abraham Lincoln re-enactor also will talk with the public.
  • QU to host K-9 exhibition and legal studies discovery tour April 28

    QU to host K-9 exhibition and legal studies discovery tour April 28

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 9:48 AM EDT2015-04-15 13:48:29 GMT
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    Quincy University will call attention to its legal studies program by hosting a K-9 exhibition and a legal studies "discovery tour" April 28. The "Dog Days" K-9 exhibition will be offered at 1:30 p.m. on the college's Friars Field just east of Francis Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
    Quincy University will call attention to its legal studies program by hosting a K-9 exhibition and a legal studies "discovery tour" April 28. The "Dog Days" K-9 exhibition will be offered at 1:30 p.m. on the college's Friars Field just east of Francis Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
  • JWCC, Chamber of Commerce try to address need with sales training program

    JWCC, Chamber of Commerce try to address need with sales training program

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 9:20 AM EDT2015-04-15 13:20:19 GMT
    JWCC and the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce to bring in a "world-class" sales program for local businesses and those who are interested with host, Chet Holmes, May 7.
    JWCC and the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce to bring in a "world-class" sales program for local businesses and those who are interested with host, Chet Holmes, May 7.
  • Billings honored with Bonansinga Award for community service

    Billings honored with Bonansinga Award for community service

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:13:54 GMT
    Brad Billings has repeatedly said how much of a privilege it has been to live in Quincy for more than 30 years. On Tuesday, the community thanked Billings for being a valuable member. Billings, the former president and CEO of Blessing Corporate Services who retired in late 2014, was named the 2015 winner of the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award. 
    Brad Billings has repeatedly said how much of a privilege it has been to live in Quincy for more than 30 years. On Tuesday, the community thanked Billings for being a valuable member. Billings, the former president and CEO of Blessing Corporate Services who retired in late 2014, was named the 2015 winner of the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award. 
  • Clean Line Energy announces Grain Belt Express route in Illinois

    Clean Line Energy announces Grain Belt Express route in Illinois

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 10:16 AM EDT2015-04-14 14:16:28 GMT
    Clean Line Energy has filed an application for authority to construct and operate its proposed Grain Belt Express transmission line in Illinois. Clean Line plans to build a high-voltage, direct-current transmission line that would ferry low-cost, wind-generated energy from Kansas, through Missouri and Illinois, and into Indiana. The Illinois portion of the 780-mile line is planned to begin six miles west of New Canton in Pike County.
    Clean Line Energy has filed an application for authority to construct and operate its proposed Grain Belt Express transmission line in Illinois. Clean Line plans to build a high-voltage, direct-current transmission line that would ferry low-cost, wind-generated energy from Kansas, through Missouri and Illinois, and into Indiana. The Illinois portion of the 780-mile line is planned to begin six miles west of New Canton in Pike County.
  • Ground broken for inclusive playground at Lincoln Park

    Ground broken for inclusive playground at Lincoln Park

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 10:08 AM EDT2015-04-14 14:08:53 GMT
    John Button, president of Kiwanis International, made the trip to Quincy from his Canadian home in Toronto to address a gathering of about 100 people on hand Monday for the ceremonial ground-breaking for the inclusive Kiwanis Centennial Playground in Lincoln Park. The $300,000 project will see a playground built that will be accessible for all children and families - regardless of physical, mental or social need.
    John Button, president of Kiwanis International, made the trip to Quincy from his Canadian home in Toronto to address a gathering of about 100 people on hand Monday for the ceremonial ground-breaking for the inclusive Kiwanis Centennial Playground in Lincoln Park. The $300,000 project will see a playground built that will be accessible for all children and families - regardless of physical, mental or social need.
  • Tri-Township, Quincy firefighters fight blaze at northside ADM plant

    Tri-Township, Quincy firefighters fight blaze at northside ADM plant

    Monday, April 13 2015 4:58 PM EDT2015-04-13 20:58:09 GMT
    An equipment malfunction was the cause of a fire Monday at the ADM facility at 30th and Chestnut. Both Tri-Township and Quincy Fire departments were dispatched to the plant just before 8:30 a.m.
    An equipment malfunction was the cause of a fire Monday at the ADM facility at 30th and Chestnut. Both Tri-Township and Quincy Fire departments were dispatched to the plant just before 8:30 a.m.
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  • Autism awareness event set for April 25 in Kahoka, Mo.

    Autism awareness event set for April 25 in Kahoka, Mo.

    Monday, April 20 2015 9:29 AM EDT2015-04-20 13:29:10 GMT
    A Kahoka couple has organized the city's first autism awareness event, set for Saturday in Omakohak Park. April and Daniel Dean have organized the first "Light it up Blue" event, drawing inspiration...
    A Kahoka couple has organized the city's first autism awareness event, set for Saturday in Omakohak Park. April and Daniel Dean have organized the first "Light it up Blue" event, drawing inspiration...
  • Veterans to be recognized in Hancock County on Fourth

    Veterans to be recognized in Hancock County on Fourth

    Sunday, April 19 2015 1:31 AM EDT2015-04-19 05:31:25 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution and the Shadrach Bond Chapter of Hancock County will honor Hancock County veterans and celebrate veterans of the Vietnam War on the Fourth of...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution and the Shadrach Bond Chapter of Hancock County will honor Hancock County veterans and celebrate veterans of the Vietnam War on the Fourth of...
  • Palmyra kindergarten roundup starts April 21

    Palmyra kindergarten roundup starts April 21

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:32 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:32:07 GMT
    Kindergarten roundup for Palmyra R-I Schools will be held from April 21 to April 24. for children entering kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year. Hours for the roundup will be from 8 to 11 a.m. and...
    Kindergarten roundup for Palmyra R-I Schools will be held from April 21 to April 24. for children entering kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year. Hours for the roundup will be from 8 to 11 a.m. and...
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