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  • Quincy man arrested on sexual exploitation, public indecency charges

    Quincy man arrested on sexual exploitation, public indecency charges

    Friday, October 24 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-10-24 12:29:15 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested Thursday morning for sexual exploitation of a child and public indecency near a school. Police were called to the 100 block of North Eighth about 10:30 a.m. after a report of a man pulling down...
    A Quincy man was arrested Thursday morning on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and public indecency near a school. Police were called to the 100 block of North Eighth about 10:30 a.m. after a report of a man...
  • Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:53:16 GMT
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
  • Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:14:03 GMT
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
  • Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:42:51 GMT
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
  • Macomb man 'very lucky' after trench collapse

    Macomb man 'very lucky' after trench collapse

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-10-24 01:37:09 GMT
    Tri-Township Assistant Chief Darren Smith says a Macomb man is "very lucky" to have survived a Thursday morning trench collapse. Aaron Bishop, 41, was buried when a nine-foot trench collapsed around 9:20 a.m. while he...
    Tri-Township Assistant Chief Darren Smith says a Macomb man is "very lucky" to have survived a Thursday morning trench collapse. Aaron Bishop, 41, was buried when a nine-foot trench collapsed around 9:20 a.m. while he...
  • Man who attacked WGEM camerman sentenced to probation

    Man who attacked WGEM camerman sentenced to probation

    Thursday, October 23 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-10-23 22:42:02 GMT
    A Quincy man convicted of battery and intimidation after he stopped a WGEM live report in February was sentenced to a 30-month probation on Thursday. Roger L. Parker, 60, was sentenced to the maximum period of probation allowed by law by Judge Scott Walden.
    A Quincy man convicted of battery and intimidation after he stopped a WGEM live report in February was sentenced to a 30-month probation on Thursday. Roger L. Parker, 60, was sentenced to the maximum period of probation allowed by law by Judge Scott Walden.
  • Palmyra man injured in crash north of Hannibal

    Palmyra man injured in crash north of Hannibal

    Friday, October 24 2014 8:29 AM EDT2014-10-24 12:29:16 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Palmyra man was injured Thursday afternoon in a traffic crash north of Hannibal. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 1999 Honda Odyssey driven by Kenneth J. Beaver, 36, of Palmyra was...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Palmyra man was injured Thursday afternoon in a traffic crash north of Hannibal. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1999 Honda Odyssey driven by Kenneth J. Beaver, 36, of Palmyra, was...
  • Quincy School Board approves resolution outlining how bond issue savings would be used

    Quincy School Board approves resolution outlining how bond issue savings would be used

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:35:08 GMT
    The $89 million bond issue appearing on the Nov. 4 election ballot dominated the discussion at Wednesday night's Quincy School Board meeting. One action taken by the board involved passing a resolution outlining how the district would use the operational savings and proceeds from the sale of unneeded property if voters approve the bond issue.
    The $89 million bond issue appearing on the Nov. 4 election ballot dominated the discussion at Wednesday night's Quincy School Board meeting. One action taken by the board involved passing a resolution outlining how the district would use the operational savings and proceeds from the sale of unneeded property if voters approve the bond issue.
  • Overturned grain truck closes Mo. 6 east of Edina

    Overturned grain truck closes Mo. 6 east of Edina

    Friday, October 24 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-10-24 14:59:36 GMT
    EDINA, Mo. -- An overturned grain truck closed Highway 6, one mile east of Edina, for several hours Thursday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said grain spilled on the road. Traffic was blocked in both...
    EDINA, Mo. -- An overturned grain truck closed Mo. 6, one mile east of Edina, for several hours Thursday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said grain spilled on the road. Traffic was blocked in both directions...
  • Reporter resigns following Rauner complaint

    Reporter resigns following Rauner complaint

    An Illinois political reporter says he's resigned after being put on temporary leave when Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner's campaign accused him of having a conflict of interest.
    An Illinois political reporter who says he was put on temporary leave after Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's campaign accused him of a conflict of interest resigned Wednesday, saying he believes the...
  • Grease fire forces evacuation of downtown Quincy apartment building

    Grease fire forces evacuation of downtown Quincy apartment building

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-10-22 23:42:43 GMT
    When Tony Jacoby pulled up to his third story apartment at 110 1/3 N. Sixth on Wednesday afternoon, his friends told him not to go upstairs. But he did anyway. "I'm the oldest male who lives there, and it was my...
    When Tony Jacoby pulled up to his third story apartment at 110 1/3 N. Sixth on Wednesday afternoon, his friends told him not to go upstairs. But he did anyway. "I'm the oldest male who lives there, and it was my...
  • Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Thursday, October 23 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-10-23 15:04:16 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
  • Henze looks to bring tradition, success back to QHS softball program

    Henze looks to bring tradition, success back to QHS softball program

    Thursday, October 23 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-10-23 18:14:27 GMT
    One roadblock stood in the way of Darrell Henze accepting an offer to be the next Quincy High School softball coach. He wanted his daughter's seal of approval. That shouldn't have been a worry. Although former Herald-Whig Player of the Year Kendra Henze is a junior at Truman State...
    One roadblock stood in the way of Darrell Henze accepting an offer to be the next Quincy High School softball coach. He wanted his daughter's seal of approval. That shouldn't have been a worry. Although former Herald-Whig Player of the Year Kendra Henze is a junior at Truman State...
  • Raiders' inability to stop Rockets' Bell leads to regional semifinal loss

    Raiders' inability to stop Rockets' Bell leads to regional semifinal loss

    Thursday, October 23 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-10-23 18:21:45 GMT
    ROCHESTER, Ill. — The Bell finally tolled on the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team's season. Rochester senior forward Austin Bell scored four times, breaking a 3-3 tie in the 68th minute and pushing the third-seeded Rockets...
    ROCHESTER, Ill. — The Bell finally tolled on the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team's season. Rochester senior forward Austin Bell scored four times, breaking a 3-3 tie in the 68th minute and pushing the third-seeded Rockets...
  • 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?
  • Palmyra, Mo., driver injured in two-car crash on U.S. 24

    Palmyra, Mo., driver injured in two-car crash on U.S. 24

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:11:02 GMT
    MADISON, Mo. -- A Palmyra driver was slightly injured in a two-car accident at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 24 in Madison, west of Mo. 151 South. Destinee C. Lear, 20, was treated at the scene by EMS personnel. The...
    MADISON, Mo. -- A Palmyra driver was slightly injured in a two-car accident at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. 24 in Madison, west of Mo. 151 South. Destinee C. Lear, 20, was treated at the scene by EMS personnel. The...
  • NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city

    NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city

    A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus.
    An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
  • C-SC expecting several hundred alums to return for homecoming weekend

    C-SC expecting several hundred alums to return for homecoming weekend

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:33:26 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College officials hope alumni will take note of recent changes to the campus when they return to the Hill for homecoming events this weekend. That aspiration is reflected in this year's...
    CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College officials hope alumni will take note of recent changes to the campus when they return to the Hill for homecoming events this weekend. That aspiration is reflected in this year's...
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