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  • 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.
  • Incumbent council member and former principal arrested on drug charge in the running for Hannibal's Fourth Ward

    Incumbent council member and former principal arrested on drug charge in the running for Hannibal's Fourth Ward

    Saturday, March 28 2015 1:53 AM EDT2015-03-28 05:53:07 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Voters in Hannibal's Fourth Ward will decide on April 7 an aldermanic race that's hardly run-of-the-mill. Incumbent Jim Van Hoose and former A.D. Stowell Elementary School Principal Joshua "J.D." Foust are running to fulfill an unexpired term that Barry Louderman vacated in October, but that's not the most unusual aspect of the race.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Voters in Hannibal's Fourth Ward will decide on April 7 an aldermanic race that's hardly run-of-the-mill. Incumbent Jim Van Hoose and former A.D. Stowell Elementary School Principal Joshua "J.D." Foust are running to fulfill an unexpired term that Barry Louderman vacated in October, but that's not the most unusual aspect of the race.

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