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  • At least 75 arrests made at underage drinking party in Brown County

    At least 75 arrests made at underage drinking party in Brown County

    Monday, April 27 2015 4:22 PM EDT2015-04-27 20:22:15 GMT
    At least 75 of an estimated 200 juveniles were arrested at an underage drinking party early Sunday morning in Buckhorn Township in Brown County. Brown County State's Attorney Mark Vincent said Monday no charges have been filed against anyone involved in the incident. He said he is still waiting on police reports.
    At least 75 of an estimated 200 juveniles were arrested at an underage drinking party early Sunday morning in Buckhorn Township in Brown County. Brown County State's Attorney Mark Vincent said Monday no charges have been filed against anyone involved in the incident. He said he is still waiting on police reports.
  • Aldermen narrowly approve budget that cuts police, fire

    Aldermen narrowly approve budget that cuts police, fire

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 10:12 AM EDT2015-04-28 14:12:32 GMT
    Quincy aldermen voted 8-6 Monday night to approve a nearly $32 million spending plan for fiscal 2016 that calls for the elimination of four vacant police officer positions and the shuttering of Fire Station 6 at 24th and Cedar. The budget contains a little more than $1 million in reductions, with more than $700,000 coming from the Police and Fire departments. 
    Quincy aldermen voted 8-6 Monday night to approve a nearly $32 million spending plan for fiscal 2016 that calls for the elimination of four vacant police officer positions and the shuttering of Fire Station 6 at 24th and Cedar. The budget contains a little more than $1 million in reductions, with more than $700,000 coming from the Police and Fire departments. 
  • Quincy woman who stabbed husband sentenced to probation

    Quincy woman who stabbed husband sentenced to probation

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:50 PM EDT2015-04-28 02:50:01 GMT
    A Quincy woman who admitted to stabbing her husband during an incident at their residence last year was sentenced to probation on Monday. Judge William Mays had a hard time deciding whether to send Heather M. Riley, 37, to prison. She had pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery after she used a knife to stab her husband, Jason L. Riley, 41, in his left shoulder during an incident on Oct. 4 at their residence at 1606 Van Buren.
    A Quincy woman who admitted to stabbing her husband during an incident at their residence last year was sentenced to probation on Monday. Judge William Mays had a hard time deciding whether to send Heather M. Riley, 37, to prison. She had pleaded guilty to aggravated domestic battery after she used a knife to stab her husband, Jason L. Riley, 41, in his left shoulder during an incident on Oct. 4 at their residence at 1606 Van Buren.

  • Lewistown man, 80, drowns in pond after ATV accident

    Lewistown man, 80, drowns in pond after ATV accident

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:36 PM EDT2015-04-28 02:36:21 GMT
    An 80-year-old Lewistown man drowned Monday after he became trapped under an all-terrain vehicle near Monticello. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Emery O. Geisendorfer was driving a 2007...
    An 80-year-old Lewistown man drowned Monday after he became trapped under an all-terrain vehicle near Monticello. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Emery O. Geisendorfer was driving a 2007...
  • New Dollar General to solve grocery problems for Mendon residents

    New Dollar General to solve grocery problems for Mendon residents

    Monday, April 27 2015 3:37 PM EDT2015-04-27 19:37:59 GMT
    Construction of a Dollar General store at the east edge of Mendon has become the talk of the town.
    Construction of a Dollar General store at the east edge of Mendon has become the talk of the town.
  • 'We could start our own town': Strong sense of family for Zangers, who welcome 100th grandchild

    'We could start our own town': Strong sense of family for Zangers, who welcome 100th grandchild

    Wednesday, April 22 2015 12:21 PM EDT2015-04-22 16:21:33 GMT
    The Zangers recently welcomed their 100th grandchild, which makes family functions more than a get-together. "We rent out a church hall," said Austin Zanger, a grandson of Leo and Ruth. When Austin's wife, Ashleigh, gave birth to their second child, Jaxton Leo, on April 8, it became a historic moment. Jaxton was grandchild No. 100 for Leo and Ruth.
    The Zangers recently welcomed their 100th grandchild, which makes family functions more than a get-together. "We rent out a church hall," said Austin Zanger, a grandson of Leo and Ruth. When Austin's wife, Ashleigh, gave birth to their second child, Jaxton Leo, on April 8, it became a historic moment. Jaxton was grandchild No. 100 for Leo and Ruth.
  • Three aldermen say goodbye during final regular meeting

    Three aldermen say goodbye during final regular meeting

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 9:56 AM EDT2015-04-28 13:56:36 GMT
    The Quincy City Council said farewell to three aldermen during their last regular meeting Monday night. Aldermen Glenda "LeXze" Mann, R-1, Steve Duesterhaus, D-2, and Jim Musolino, R-6, were presented with gifts from Mayor Kyle Moore.
    The Quincy City Council said farewell to three aldermen during their last regular meeting Monday night. Aldermen Glenda "LeXze" Mann, R-1, Steve Duesterhaus, D-2, and Jim Musolino, R-6, were presented with gifts from Mayor Kyle Moore.

  • Quincy's 175th anniversary giving Dogwood celebration a boost

    Quincy's 175th anniversary giving Dogwood celebration a boost

    Monday, April 27 2015 9:24 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:24:22 GMT
    It seems that everyone loves a birthday party. With Quincy ready to celebrate its 175th anniversary during the annual Dogwood Festival this week, many want to be part of the special celebration. Organizers say all of the spots for Saturday's parade are filled, something that had not happened in 45 previous Dogwood parades.
    It seems that everyone loves a birthday party. With Quincy ready to celebrate its 175th anniversary during the annual Dogwood Festival this week, many want to be part of the special celebration. Organizers say all of the spots for Saturday's parade are filled, something that had not happened in 45 previous Dogwood parades.

  • Breathing Easy: Liberty's Obert overcomes physical, mental challenges of vocal cord dysfunction

    Breathing Easy: Liberty's Obert overcomes physical, mental challenges of vocal cord dysfunction

    Monday, April 27 2015 11:38 AM EDT2015-04-27 15:38:45 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Katelyn Obert never thought she'd have to relearn how to breathe. As a distance runner on the Liberty track team, Obert's endurance is her biggest attribute. The easier she could breathe, the further she could run. Last spring, in the middle of her freshman season, breathing became difficult, so difficult in fact she was forced withdraw in the middle of a 3,200-meter race...
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Katelyn Obert never thought she'd have to relearn how to breathe. As a distance runner on the Liberty track team, Obert's endurance is her biggest attribute. The easier she could breathe, the further she could run. Last spring, in the middle of her freshman season, breathing became difficult, so difficult in fact she was forced withdraw in the middle of a 3,200-meter race...

  • Quincy man arrested after crashing his vehicle into parked vehicle on South 12th

    Quincy man arrested after crashing his vehicle into parked vehicle on South 12th

    Sunday, April 26 2015 11:47 PM EDT2015-04-27 03:47:14 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a collision early Sunday morning. The Quincy Police Department reported Clyde A. Woosley, 45, was the driver of a red Chevrolet...
    A Quincy man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a collision early Sunday morning. The Quincy Police Department reported Clyde A. Woosley, 45, was the driver of a red Chevrolet...
  • Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

    Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 9:47 AM EDT2015-04-28 13:47:28 GMT
    National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
    National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
  • Eric Paslay, Craig Wayne Boyd to perform at Adams County Fair

    Eric Paslay, Craig Wayne Boyd to perform at Adams County Fair

    Monday, April 27 2015 11:51 AM EDT2015-04-27 15:51:19 GMT
    Country music artist Eric Paslay will headline the 2015 Star Concert at this year's Adams County Fair with Craig Wayne Boyd as the opening act. Paslay is known for hits "Friday Night" and "Song about a Girl," while Boyd is a winner of NBC's "The Voice."
    Country music artist Eric Paslay will headline the 2015 Star Concert at this year's Adams County Fair with Craig Wayne Boyd as the opening act. Paslay is known for hits "Friday Night" and "Song about a Girl," while Boyd is a winner of NBC's "The Voice."
  • Bowling Green man arrested on drug charges

    Bowling Green man arrested on drug charges

    Monday, April 27 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-27 22:44:21 GMT
    A Bowling Green man was arrested Friday and charged with several drug offenses after an investigation by the East Central Missouri Task Force. Kevin D. Street, 32, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.
    A Bowling Green man was arrested Friday and charged with several drug offenses after an investigation by the East Central Missouri Task Force. Kevin D. Street, 32, was charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge.
  • O'BRIEN: Quincy man ready to go medieval at international event

    O'BRIEN: Quincy man ready to go medieval at international event

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 10:37 AM EDT2015-04-28 14:37:38 GMT
    Think you have trouble getting your luggage through airport security? Try getting 85 pounds of armor and various swords past the fine folks with the Transportation Safety Administration. So goes the life of Quincy's...
    Think you have trouble getting your luggage through airport security? Try getting 85 pounds of armor and various swords past the fine folks with the Transportation Safety Administration. So goes the life of Quincy's...
  • Hannibal Regional Healthcare System to donate former clinic to Canton Community Center organization

    Hannibal Regional Healthcare System to donate former clinic to Canton Community Center organization

    Tuesday, April 28 2015 9:24 AM EDT2015-04-28 13:24:40 GMT
    A brick building with a history of meeting Canton's health needs will take on another community service role as early as this summer. Hannibal Regional Healthcare System is donating a 2,500-square-foot facility to Canton Community Center, Inc., a newly-formed not-for-profit organization planning to launch a hub for personal development and community unification in June.
    A brick building with a history of meeting Canton's health needs will take on another community service role as early as this summer. Hannibal Regional Healthcare System is donating a 2,500-square-foot facility to Canton Community Center, Inc., a newly-formed not-for-profit organization planning to launch a hub for personal development and community unification in June.

  • Three arrested in Pike County meth raids

    Three arrested in Pike County meth raids

    Monday, April 27 2015 9:58 AM EDT2015-04-27 13:58:53 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Three people were arrested Sunday night after officers from the Pike County Sheriff's Department and West Central Illinois Task Force served two search warrants in Pike County. Pike County Sheriff...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Three people were arrested Sunday night after officers from the Pike County Sheriff's Department and West Central Illinois Task Force served two search warrants in Pike County. Pike County Sheriff...
  • Quincy woman injured in two-vehicle crash at 36th and Payson Road

    Quincy woman injured in two-vehicle crash at 36th and Payson Road

    Sunday, April 26 2015 11:49 PM EDT2015-04-27 03:49:00 GMT
    A Quincy woman sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision Thursday evening. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported that a 2002 Buick passenger car driven by Lucille M. Lippa, 79, of...
    A Quincy woman sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle collision Thursday evening. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported that a 2002 Buick passenger car driven by Lucille M. Lippa, 79, of...
  • WILSON: Who's getting excited about Rauner's right-to-work plan?

    WILSON: Who's getting excited about Rauner's right-to-work plan?

    Monday, April 27 2015 8:40 AM EDT2015-04-27 12:40:09 GMT
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea of creating right-to-work zones is energizing lots of people -- not all on the same side of the issue. Rauner proposed during his campaign last year that ...
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's idea of creating right-to-work zones is energizing lots of people -- not all on the same side of the issue. Rauner proposed during his campaign last year that ...
  • EIGHINGER: I'm doing my best with this texting thing

    EIGHINGER: I'm doing my best with this texting thing

    Monday, April 27 2015 10:09 AM EDT2015-04-27 14:09:18 GMT
    Anyone who has spent any amount of time with me would probably acknowledge I am rather deficient when it comes to anything dealing with technology. I long for the return of typewriters and rotary phones, but I gladly...
    Anyone who has spent any amount of time with me would probably acknowledge I am rather deficient when it comes to anything dealing with technology. I long for the return of typewriters and rotary phones, but I gladly...
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