Volunteers sought for tree-sinking operation at Mark Twain Lake
Outdoors

Volunteers sought for tree-sinking operation at Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers Saturday to help place recycled Christmas trees at the bottom of Mark Twain Lake to enhance fishing conditions.

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Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options
Local Government

Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options

Whatever the idea is, the Quincy Park District wants to know what the public thinks it should do with the Wavering Aquatic Center site. The aging pool closed after the 2015 season. That April, voters narrowly rejected a $5.5 million referendum to fund renovations at the facility.

Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new elementaries
Education

Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new elementaries

The Quincy School Board adopted a plan Wednesday night proposed by the Boundary Advisory Task Force that assigns students to the five new elementary schools.

Local sales tax for U.S. 36 project will roll back this summer, 3.5 years early
Transportation

Local sales tax for U.S. 36 project will roll back this summer, 3.5 years early

Sales taxes will be lower in four Northeast Missouri counties starting in August after the local share of construction work on U.S. 36 is paid off.

VanCamp takes issue with Moore mailer during YP mayoral debate
Elections

VanCamp takes issue with Moore mailer during YP mayoral debate

Mayoral challenger Jeff VanCamp called a political mailer put out by Citizens for Kyle Moore a "Chicago-style" attack piece during a debate Wednesday, while Mayor Kyle Moore defended the ad, which blames VanCamp for Park District tax increases.

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges
Police & Courts

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges

Probable cause was found against a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart
Business

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart

Charlie Burrell remains optimistic, feeling the reports of Sears' death are being greatly exaggerated."I don't see us going anywhere -- we're hiring right now," said Burrell, one of the managers at the Sears outlet in the Quincy Mall.

Quincy teacher takes spin on Friday's 'Wheel of Fortune'
Quincy News

Quincy teacher takes spin on Friday's 'Wheel of Fortune'

Ben Dombroski of Quincy will be a contestant Friday on "Wheel of Fortune." Dombroski is a high school math teacher who enjoys spending time with his friends and running in his free time.

Voters to decide contested races in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties
Elections

Voters to decide contested races in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties

Voters in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties will determine new city and school board leadership in several contested races.

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Teen injured in crash south of Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Teen injured in crash south of Hannibal