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  • Fowler woman admits stealing from elderly relative

    Fowler woman admits stealing from elderly relative

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:39:29 GMT
    A Fowler woman pleaded guilty to a financial exploitation of the elderly charge Tuesday and agreed to repay the victim $25,000. Lori L. Hogan, 40, will be sentenced to probation by Judge Scott Walden. Her sentencing date...
    A Fowler woman pleaded guilty to a financial exploitation of the elderly charge Tuesday and agreed to repay the victim $25,000. Lori L. Hogan, 40, will be sentenced to probation by Judge Scott Walden. Her sentencing date...
  • Hannibal convenience store clerk hurt in armed robbery

    Hannibal convenience store clerk hurt in armed robbery

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:17:39 GMT
    A convenience store employee was injured during an armed robbery about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy USA in front of Wal-Mart at 3660 Stardust. An extensive search of the area was made trying to find the robber, but no suspect had been arrested yet Wednesday morning.
    A convenience store employee was injured during an armed robbery about 10 p.m. Tuesday at Murphy USA in front of Wal-Mart at 3660 Stardust. An extensive search of the area was made trying to find the robber, but no suspect had been arrested yet Wednesday morning.
  • Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:22:40 GMT
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
  • Schuckman: Raiders will stick to plan, stay on path to Florida

    Schuckman: Raiders will stick to plan, stay on path to Florida

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:40:57 GMT
    Bill Connell is a creature of habit or insanely superstitious. It all depends on your perspective. Either way, the Quincy Notre Dame football coach's attention to detail is legendary and his insistence to sticking...
    Bill Connell is a creature of habit or insanely superstitious. It all depends on your perspective. Either way, the Quincy Notre Dame football coach's attention to detail is legendary and his insistence to sticking...
  • Supporters ready to take school referendum pitch to grass-roots level

    Supporters ready to take school referendum pitch to grass-roots level

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:02:32 GMT
    The message will remain the same, but the method of delivering it is changing. Less than two weeks remain before the Nov. 4 general election, and those involved with the Committee for Building Quincy's Schools are switching from public forums to a grass-roots effort to get their message out - that passing an $89 million bond issue to spark massive changes in the Quincy School District is what's best for Quincy.
    The message will remain the same, but the method of delivering it is changing. Less than two weeks remain before the Nov. 4 general election, and those involved with the Committee for Building Quincy's Schools are...
  • Quincy man pleads guilty in sex case

    Quincy man pleads guilty in sex case

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-10-21 13:48:33 GMT
    A Quincy man who impregnated a Quincy teenager pleaded guilty to a sex crime Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ted A. McGlaughlin Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He faces a...
    A Quincy man who impregnated a Quincy teenager pleaded guilty to a sex crime Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ted A. McGlaughlin Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He faces a...
  • Tennessee man identified as tugboat worker who drowned in Mississippi River

    Tennessee man identified as tugboat worker who drowned in Mississippi River

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-10-21 22:00:10 GMT
    The body found Monday afternoon in the Mississippi River across from La Grange, Mo., has been identified as 20-year-old Jacob Climer of Henderson, Tenn.
    The body found Monday afternoon in the Mississippi River across from La Grange, Mo., has been identified as 20-year-old Jacob Climer of Henderson, Tenn.
  • 'Biggest Loser' contestant 'Big Vinny' visits Quincy to promote music in schools

    'Biggest Loser' contestant 'Big Vinny' visits Quincy to promote music in schools

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-10-22 12:46:46 GMT
    At first, Vinny Hickerson had to help himself. Now he's busy helping others. Hickerson — also known as “Big Vinny” — gained national fame three years ago when he lost 205 pounds on the NBC reality weight-loss series “Biggest Loser.” Now he is a motivational speaker, part of the Trailer Choir country band and advocate for keeping music in schools through his connection to the non-profit “Music With A Mission” project.
    At first, Vinny Hickerson had to help himself. Now he's busy helping others. Hickerson — also known as “Big Vinny” — gained national fame three years ago when he lost 205 pounds on the NBC reality weight-loss series “Biggest Loser.” Now he is a motivational speaker, part of the Trailer Choir country band and advocate for keeping music in schools through his connection to the non-profit “Music With A Mission” project.
  • Raiders carry high level of confidence despite facing rugged Class 2A regional field

    Raiders carry high level of confidence despite facing rugged Class 2A regional field

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:46:14 GMT
    A strong argument could be made that the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team deserved the No. 1 seed in the Class 2A Rochester Regional.
    A strong argument could be made that the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team deserved the No. 1 seed in the Class 2A Rochester Regional.
  • Meth, theft charges net Clarence woman probation sentence

    Meth, theft charges net Clarence woman probation sentence

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:00 GMT
    A Clarence, Mo., woman was sentenced to probation after she admitted to a methamphetamine charge and to helping steal valuable coins from a Fowler man. Leona M. Cheney, 36, was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge...
    A Clarence, Mo., woman was sentenced to probation after she admitted to a methamphetamine charge and to helping steal valuable coins from a Fowler man. Leona M. Cheney, 36, was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge...
  • Library officials, employees to meet with mediator to try to reach deal

    Library officials, employees to meet with mediator to try to reach deal

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:12:21 GMT
    Representatives of the Quincy Public Library and its employees union will meet with a federal mediator Friday in an attempt to avoid a strike. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of...
    Representatives of the Quincy Public Library and its employees union will meet with a federal mediator Friday in an attempt to avoid a strike. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of...
  • Monroe City man injured in semi accident on U.S. 36

    Monroe City man injured in semi accident on U.S. 36

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:30:50 GMT
    MONROE CITY, Mo. -- A Monroe City man was injured Tuesday after the semi he was driving was involved in a one-vehicle accident. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported James R. Crowe, 79, was driving south at 2:20...
    MONROE CITY, Mo. -- A Monroe City man was injured Tuesday after the semi he was driving was involved in a one-vehicle accident. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported James R. Crowe, 79, was driving south at 2:20...
  • Do you support the bond issue? Vote in our poll

    Do you support the bond issue? Vote in our poll

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:17:40 GMT
    Do you support the Quincy School District's $89 million bond issue that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot?
    Do you support the Quincy School District's $89 million bond issue that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot?
  • Missouri state senator arrested in Ferguson

    Missouri state senator arrested in Ferguson

    St. Louis County police say a Missouri state senator has been arrested during a protest outside of the Ferguson police station.
    St. Louis County police say a Missouri state senator has been arrested during a protest outside of the Ferguson police station.
  • Committee approves loan to help developer purchase downtown building

    Committee approves loan to help developer purchase downtown building

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:28:15 GMT
    A one-story masonry building in downtown Quincy will get a new owner and renovations as part of a loan agreement approved Tuesday by the Quincy Revolving Loan Committee. Austin Properties will receive a $17,500 loan from...
    A one-story masonry building in downtown Quincy will get a new owner and renovations as part of a loan agreement approved Tuesday by the Quincy Revolving Loan Committee. Austin Properties will receive a $17,500 loan from...
  • Barry man, 62, gets prison time in battery case involving woman with Alzheimer’s

    Barry man, 62, gets prison time in battery case involving woman with Alzheimer’s

    Monday, October 20 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-10-20 22:44:51 GMT
    The pictures told the story and ultimately led to a prison sentence for a Barry man in a domestic battery case. Robert E. Cawthon, 62, was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge William Mays. Cawthon had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and faced a sentencing cap of three years during Monday's hearing in Adams County Circuit Court.
    The pictures told the story and ultimately led to a prison sentence for a Barry man in a domestic battery case. Robert E. Cawthon, 62, was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge William Mays. Cawthon had earlier pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and faced a sentencing cap of three years during Monday's hearing in Adams County Circuit Court.
  • Police: Pedestrian killed on I-70 was student

    Police: Pedestrian killed on I-70 was student

    The pedestrian killed while walking across Interstate 70 near St. Louis has been identified as a Lindenwood University student.
    The pedestrian killed while walking across Interstate 70 near St. Louis has been identified as a Lindenwood University student.
  • Committee prefers sales tax funding option for new Adams County jail

    Committee prefers sales tax funding option for new Adams County jail

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-10-22 04:25:06 GMT
    The committee formed to explore the potential construction of a new jail in Adams County will explore potential funding and financing methods for a new facility. The Jail Exploratory Committee agreed Tuesday that a sales...
    The committee formed to explore the potential construction of a new jail in Adams County will explore potential funding and financing methods for a new facility. The Jail Exploratory Committee agreed Tuesday that a sales...
  • Quincy school referendum the better of two options facing voters

    Quincy school referendum the better of two options facing voters

    Friday, October 17 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-10-17 19:47:24 GMT
    To The Herald-Whig: I am voting for the school referendum. Just one week ago I was going to vote against the school referendum. However, after attending the Quincy Tea Party meeting last week, I have changed my mind. ...
    To The Herald-Whig: I am voting for the school referendum. Just one week ago I was going to vote against the school referendum. However, after attending the Quincy Tea Party meeting last week, I have changed my mind. ...
  • Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

    Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:24:56 GMT
    A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement....
    A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement....
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