Security features 'so much better' in new schools
Education

Security features 'so much better' in new schools

While highlighting a list of security features in the brand-new Col. George J. Iles Elementary School, Dan Arns stops to note what may be the most important deterrent of all.

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Quincy business growing vertical
Quincy News

Quincy business growing vertical

Barb Wehmer has a suggestion when space is short but gardening interest isn't. Try a vertical garden.

Dinner and a show brings 'Casablanca' to Hannibal
Hannibal News

Dinner and a show brings 'Casablanca' to Hannibal

Clark Cruikshank and Frank Elmore at Studio 57 Productions in Hannibal have been wanting to do a "Casablanca"-inspired radio show since 2016. But, it took a year and a half to pull it off.

Ultramarathoner embarks upon Alaska to Florida run
Life Stories

Ultramarathoner embarks upon Alaska to Florida run

Pete Kostelnick is somewhere in the Yukon Territory, running through an isolated patch of land where grizzly bears are almost as common as cars. Catching him while he has cell phone service in such a remote area is like winning the lottery.

Police & Courts

Prosecutor says Hannibal man facing child molestation charges tried to escape

A Hannibal man facing child molestation charges is facing additional charges of felony attempted escape.

United Way boosts Adams County's most valuable asset -- its people
Quincy News

United Way boosts Adams County's most valuable asset -- its people

Mark Tyrpin did not have to think twice about why he is involved with the United Way of Adams County. "Because at the end of the day, there are a lot of families who are helped," Tyrpin said.

Scotland County Fair Queen named first runner-up in State Fair pageant
Missouri News

Scotland County Fair Queen named first runner-up in State Fair pageant

Sadie Davis of Scotland County was named first runner-up in the 2018 Missouri State Fair Queen pageant. Davis said she feels honored to have been selected first runner-up, which earned her a $1,000 scholarship.

LaGrange man suspected of injuring 2-year-old
Missouri News

LaGrange man suspected of injuring 2-year-old

A LaGrange man was arrested Friday on charges of endangering the welfare of a 2-year-old child who has been hospitalized with severe injuries.

'Everything looks good' as Quincy Public Schools readies for new year, new schools
Education

'Everything looks good' as Quincy Public Schools readies for new year, new schools

Quincy Public Schools opens the 2018-19 year on Thursday with a brand-new look for K-5 students. Students and staff transition into five new "learning communities" based on new attendance boundaries.

Mother-in-law of Week 12 Lookin' Good winner predicted that renovated backyard would be a winner
Illinois News

Mother-in-law of Week 12 Lookin' Good winner predicted that renovated backyard would be a winner

Genny Schaffer's mother-in-law took one look at Schaffer's renovated backyard and knew Schaffer had a winning design on her hand. So Schaffer submitted them to The Herald-Whig and First Bankers Trust's 30th annual Lookin' Good contest.