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  • Polar Plunge draws a chilly crowd to Quincy's Moorman Park Lake

    Polar Plunge draws a chilly crowd to Quincy's Moorman Park Lake

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:59 AM EST2015-03-01 05:59:42 GMT
    Squeals, groans, chattering teeth and laughter erupted from many of the people in the Polar Plunge fundraiser on Saturday at Moorman Park Lake. "The worst part was waiting to go in. The water was almost warmer than the air," said Donna Derhake.
    Squeals, groans, chattering teeth and laughter erupted from many of the people in the Polar Plunge fundraiser on Saturday at Moorman Park Lake. "The worst part was waiting to go in. The water was almost warmer than the air," said Donna Derhake.

  • Award recognizes ag educator committed "to encourage lifelong learning"

    Award recognizes ag educator committed "to encourage lifelong learning"

    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:30 AM EST2015-03-01 06:30:52 GMT
    Growing up on a Quincy farm spurred an early interest in agriculture in Larry Fischer.
    Growing up on a Quincy farm spurred an early interest in agriculture in Larry Fischer.
  • Pike County foundation spends half of its funding on basic-needs issues

    Pike County foundation spends half of its funding on basic-needs issues

    Sunday, March 1 2015 1:20 AM EST2015-03-01 06:20:07 GMT
    Jan Bleich doesn't have to look far to find individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. "Through all of our programs, I can say we see the face of poverty every day in Pike County," said Bleich, director of nursing with the Pike County Health Department. So does Patty McIntosh, executive director of the Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County, who works with her board to allocate grant funding and provide additional support.
    Jan Bleich doesn't have to look far to find individuals and families struggling to make ends meet. "Through all of our programs, I can say we see the face of poverty every day in Pike County," said Bleich, director of nursing with the Pike County Health Department. So does Patty McIntosh, executive director of the Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County, who works with her board to allocate grant funding and provide additional support.

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