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If you feel the need to intervene, do not hesitate. If my kid says or does something distasteful, let them hear you say it! Tell me about it. Together we can fight the forces of evil and give them all the guidance they need.

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Illinois Senate sends tax hike, budget to House
Quincy News

Illinois Senate sends tax hike, budget to House

Illinois lawmakers returned to the statehouse Wednesday, knowing that a spending package and tax hike passed in state Senate Tuesday might be vetoed unless other legislation is approved.

QHS teacher recognized with lifetime achievement award
Quincy News

QHS teacher recognized with lifetime achievement award

Thomas Burnett, a theater and English teacher at Quincy High School for more than 40 years, was recognized by Arts Quincy during the Rotary Club of Quincy meeting on Tuesday.

Education

School Board names first K-5 building

The Quincy School Board on Wednesday night voted unanimously to honor Quincy's most significant historic event, the 1858 debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas which proved to be a turning point not only for Lincoln but for the nation.

Police & Courts

Hannibal man injured in Gasconade County crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Freightliner driven by Harry R. Riley, 52, of Hannibal, was northbound on Highway 19, south of Brinkman Road, at 4:40 p.m. The patrol said the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned

Probable cause found against man accused of abducting his child
Police & Courts

Probable cause found against man accused of abducting his child

Probable cause was found in the case of a Quincy man who is accused of abducting his toddler son last month.

Quincy man sentenced in insurance fraud case
Police & Courts

Quincy man sentenced in insurance fraud case

A Quincy man was sentenced to five months in prison Monday in U.S. District Court for his involvement in an insurance fraud scheme.

Second mental fitness exam ordered for man charged with attacking friar
Police & Courts

Second mental fitness exam ordered for man charged with attacking friar

The man charged in the April attack of a friar at Quincy University will undergo a second mental fitness exam.

New attorney to represent Quincy man accused of Wires' murder
Police & Courts

New attorney to represent Quincy man accused of Wires' murder

The man charged in the 2015 shooting death of Carlous Wires will be getting a new attorney. Steven E. Gavin, 54, was being represented by Chief Public Defender Todd Nelson.

Hannibal man arrested after allegedly assaulting co-worker
Police & Courts

Hannibal man arrested after allegedly assaulting co-worker

A 38-year-old Hannibal man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly assaulted a co-worker.