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  • Fourth of July about more than fireworks

    Fourth of July about more than fireworks

    Sunday, July 5 2015 1:16 AM EDT2015-07-05 05:16:12 GMT
    Sure, the Fourth of July fireworks were impressive as expected Saturday night at the Illinois Veterans Home. So were all of the trappings that accompanied the celebration, from the on-stage musical entertainment to the concessions and other attractions. Possibly lost to some, however, were the memories and sacrifices that are a part of many lives on a day such as July 4, especially at a site like the Veterans Home.
    Sure, the Fourth of July fireworks were impressive as expected Saturday night at the Illinois Veterans Home. So were all of the trappings that accompanied the celebration, from the on-stage musical entertainment to the concessions and other attractions. Possibly lost to some, however, were the memories and sacrifices that are a part of many lives on a day such as July 4, especially at a site like the Veterans Home.
  • City to continue to review purchasing code

    City to continue to review purchasing code

    Tuesday, July 7 2015 10:57 AM EDT2015-07-07 14:57:27 GMT
    Members of the Quincy Finance Committee agreed on Monday to continue discussions with department heads and the administration on how purchases are made. Full City Council approval is required for purchases $3,000 or more, but the committee has asked for changes on aggregate purchases with a vendor where multiple purchases are made for supplies or services. 
    Members of the Quincy Finance Committee agreed on Monday to continue discussions with department heads and the administration on how purchases are made. Full City Council approval is required for purchases $3,000 or more, but the committee has asked for changes on aggregate purchases with a vendor where multiple purchases are made for supplies or services. 
  • Kahoka firefighters battle blaze at Ott's Auto Supply

    Kahoka firefighters battle blaze at Ott's Auto Supply

    Tuesday, July 7 2015 10:37 AM EDT2015-07-07 14:37:34 GMT
    Fire ravaged a Kahoka auto business early Tuesday morning. Kahoka Fire Department Chief Lary Fountain said a blaze started at Otts Auto Supply around 1:30 a.m.
    Fire ravaged a Kahoka auto business early Tuesday morning. Kahoka Fire Department Chief Lary Fountain said a blaze started at Otts Auto Supply around 1:30 a.m.
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