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  • Two killed when car driven by Quincy man rams into rear of car in southeast Nebraska

    Two killed when car driven by Quincy man rams into rear of car in southeast Nebraska

    Monday, September 22 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-09-22 19:58:57 GMT
    Two people were killed when a car rammed into the rear of another near Elmwood in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 34, about a mile and a half southeast of Elmwood. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that a westbound car driven by 25-year-old Edward Koch, of Quincy, Ill., ...
    Two people were killed when a car rammed into the rear of another near Elmwood in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred a little before 7:30 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 34, about a mile and a half southeast of Elmwood. The Cass County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that a westbound car driven by 25-year-old Edward Koch, of Quincy, Ill., ...
  • Pathologist who did Lovelace autopsy has history of discredited work in central Illinois counties

    Pathologist who did Lovelace autopsy has history of discredited work in central Illinois counties

    Sunday, September 21 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-09-21 11:00:16 GMT
    A central Illinois newspaper is reporting that the pathologist who is believed to have performed the autopsy on Cory Lovelace after she died on Valentine's Day in 2006 is so discredited in Sangamon County that the...
    A central Illinois newspaper is reporting that the pathologist who is believed to have performed the autopsy on Cory Lovelace after she died on Valentine's Day in 2006 is so discredited in Sangamon County that the...
  • Off-duty Blessing nurse comes to aid of man suffering from heart condition

    Off-duty Blessing nurse comes to aid of man suffering from heart condition

    Monday, September 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-09-22 14:21:27 GMT
    Tim Fuller feels lucky to be alive. Fuller, a retired employee of the Peoria County Sheriff's Department who now lives in Quincy, was mowing the lawn of a friend on Aug. 21 along North 24th Street when he lost consciousness and fell off a riding lawn mower. Diana Weatherford, a nurse on Blessing Hospital's cardiovascular operating room team, was driving by when she saw Fuller on the ground.
    Tim Fuller feels lucky to be alive. Fuller, a retired employee of the Peoria County Sheriff's Department who now lives in Quincy, was mowing the lawn of a friend on Aug. 21 along North 24th Street when he lost consciousness and fell off a riding lawn mower. Diana Weatherford, a nurse on Blessing Hospital's cardiovascular operating room team, was driving by when she saw Fuller on the ground.
  • Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

    Two local bridges closed or restricted after annual inspections

    Monday, September 22 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-09-22 17:18:53 GMT
    Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.
    Bridges in Northeast Missouri are getting attention from the Missouri Department of Transportation this fall. MoDOT District Engineer Paula Gough last week announced that the Champ Clark Bridge, which carries U.S. 54 over the Mississippi River at Louisiana, is now posted to restrict the weight limit to 40 tons.

  • Pearl mayor arrested on battery charge

    Pearl mayor arrested on battery charge

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:20:59 GMT
    PEARL, Ill. -- The mayor of Pearl was arrested by Pike County Sheriff's deputies after an altercation in the village late Saturday night. Pike County Sheriff Paul Petty in a news release said that Timothy M. Fulmer,...
    By The Herald-Whig Staff
  • Park District considering takeover of holiday light display

    Park District considering takeover of holiday light display

    Monday, September 22 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-09-22 14:25:25 GMT
    If things go according to plan, the Quincy Park District could take over the Avenue of Lights holiday display in Wavering and Moorman parks as early as next year. Organizers with the Avenue of the Lights approached the Park Board last week hopeful the Park District would eventually take over the operation.
    If things go according to plan, the Quincy Park District could take over the Avenue of Lights holiday display in Wavering and Moorman parks as early as next year. Organizers with the Avenue of the Lights approached the Park Board last week hopeful the Park District would eventually take over the operation.
  • No one injured when airplane makes emergency landing on Mo. 19

    No one injured when airplane makes emergency landing on Mo. 19

    Monday, September 22 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-09-22 20:46:50 GMT
    Mechanical problems forced a single-engine airplane to make an emergency landing on Mo. 19 near Perry Monday afternoon. Ralls County Chief Deputy Chris Flynn said the plane was flying from Texas to Quincy...
    Mechanical problems forced a single-engine airplane to make an emergency landing on Mo. 19 near Perry Monday afternoon. Ralls County Chief Deputy Chris Flynn said the plane was flying from Texas to Quincy...
  • How strong? St. Clair strong.

    How strong? St. Clair strong.

    Monday, September 22 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-22 13:56:47 GMT
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.
  • Two injured when two trucks collide east of Taylor

    Two injured when two trucks collide east of Taylor

    Monday, September 22 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-09-22 17:40:24 GMT
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Two people were injured when two trucks collided at 7:35 a.m. Sunday on Mo. 6, five miles east of Taylor. Darrell L. Comstock, 68, of Palmyra, was taken by Marion County Ambulance, and Tyler J....
    TAYLOR, Mo. -- Two people were injured when two trucks collided at 7:35 a.m. Sunday on Mo. 6, five miles east of Taylor. Darrell L. Comstock, 68, of Palmyra, was taken by Marion County Ambulance, and Tyler J....
  • Liberty farmer says he's 'one of the lucky ones'

    Liberty farmer says he's 'one of the lucky ones'

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:42 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:42:38 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- Randy Sims had his morning all planned out. Haul a load of corn. Get new tires on the semi. Pick up a load of lime. Unload the lime. Head home for lunch. "I never got home to lunch," Sims said. ...
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- Randy Sims had his morning all planned out. Haul a load of corn. Get new tires on the semi. Pick up a load of lime. Unload the lime. Head home for lunch. "I never got home to lunch," Sims said. ...
  • QSFA hopes mall event will help promote local arts programs

    QSFA hopes mall event will help promote local arts programs

    Monday, September 22 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-09-22 18:27:25 GMT
    Lenny Bart wants to put a new twist on what was a Quincy tradition. For 25 years, Arts/Quincy Riverfest was a September fixture on the riverfront, but poor weather and funding problems eventually led to the event's...
    Lenny Bart wants to put a new twist on what was a Quincy tradition. For 25 years, Arts/Quincy Riverfest was a September fixture on the riverfront, but poor weather and funding problems eventually led to the event's...
  • 'It's a long-term thing': Bethel farmer with brain injury continues working with help from Missouri program

    'It's a long-term thing': Bethel farmer with brain injury continues working with help from Missouri program

    Sunday, September 21 2014 12:23 AM EDT2014-09-21 04:23:36 GMT
    BETHEL, Mo. -- Chris Allen remembers coming to in a hallway at the Rusk Rehabilitation Center in Columbia in the midst of the medical staff's conversation. "They were talking about this poor guy who had a hemorrhagic...
    BETHEL, Mo. -- Chris Allen remembers coming to in a hallway at the Rusk Rehabilitation Center in Columbia in the midst of the medical staff's conversation. "They were talking about this poor guy who had a hemorrhagic...
  • Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Lovelace hires Springfield attorneys to represent him in murder case

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:35 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:35:47 GMT
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.
    Two Springfield lawyers will represent former Adams County assistant state's attorney and former Quincy School Board president Curtis Lovelace, who faces first-degree murder charges. James Elmore, a Quincy native, and Jeff Page have been hired to represent Lovelace, who was indicted by an Adams County grand jury in connection with the death of his wife, Cory D. Lovelace, on Feb. 14, 2006.
  • 2 die in nearly head-on crash in eastern Missouri

    2 die in nearly head-on crash in eastern Missouri

    Authorities say a woman from Tennessee and a young Missouri boy have died in a nearly head-on crash in eastern Missouri's Lincoln County.
    Authorities say a woman from Tennessee and a young Missouri boy have died in a nearly head-on crash in eastern Missouri's Lincoln County.
  • Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Gems fans show appreciation for new ownership group keeping team in Quincy

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:24:24 GMT
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
    A Quincy Gems fan approached general manager Chris Martin during Sunday night's "Meet the Owners" event at QU Stadium with a simply message. Thank you. The fans turned the informal gathering into a show of...
  • 'They're just like family': Thousands turn out to watch Clark County Mule Festival

    'They're just like family': Thousands turn out to watch Clark County Mule Festival

    Monday, September 22 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-09-22 16:01:40 GMT
    Mule aficionados from across the country convened at the Clark County Fairgrounds Sunday for the third and final day of the 29th annual Clark County Mule Festival. Spectators filled the grandstand to watch riders and their donkey-horse hybrids compete in a variety of games and events like the adapted version of musical chairs.
    Mule aficionados from across the country convened at the Clark County Fairgrounds Sunday for the third and final day of the 29th annual Clark County Mule Festival. Spectators filled the grandstand to watch riders and their donkey-horse hybrids compete in a variety of games and events like the adapted version of musical chairs.
  • Niekamp to run again, Erwin likely won't; School Board candidates can start circulating petitions Tuesday

    Niekamp to run again, Erwin likely won't; School Board candidates can start circulating petitions Tuesday

    Saturday, September 20 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-09-21 01:53:35 GMT
    Tuesday is the first day prospective school board candidates in Illinois can begin circulating petitions for the April 7, 2015, elections, and at least one Quincy School Board member has firmly decided to seek re-election. ...
    Tuesday is the first day prospective school board candidates in Illinois can begin circulating petitions for the April 7, 2015, elections, and at least one Quincy School Board member has firmly decided to seek re-election. ...
  • Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Dokaj comes through with clutch goal to keep Hawks undefeated

    Monday, September 22 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-09-22 15:08:48 GMT
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
    LEBANON, Ill. -- Xhovani Dokaj is developing a knack for being johnny-on-the-spot. The sophomore midfielder scored with just 24 seconds remaining in the second overtime Sunday, lifting the Quincy University men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory...
  • Group: Tibetan student dies after self-immolation

    Group: Tibetan student dies after self-immolation

    An overseas rights group says a Tibetan student has died after setting himself on fire in the first such protest in five months.
    A Tibetan student died last week after setting himself on fire, in the first such protest in five months, a London-based activist group said Monday.
  • Rowers, paddlers take on higher, faster water for Quincy Five Miler

    Rowers, paddlers take on higher, faster water for Quincy Five Miler

    Saturday, September 20 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-09-21 02:02:37 GMT
    The wind from the southwest may have been strong at times and the occasional jumping Asian carp may have surprised participants, but nearly 30 took on the Mississippi River Saturday morning for the Quincy Five Miler. ...
    The wind from the southwest may have been strong at times and the occasional jumping Asian carp may have surprised participants, but nearly 30 took on the Mississippi River Saturday morning for the Quincy Five Miler. ...
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