Hannibal News

Lots of activities planned for HLGU's annual homecoming Oct. 5-6

Hannibal-LaGrange University has announced plans for its 2018 homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6.

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Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989
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Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989

[Note]QUINCY -- Thousands of people in need have been helped by the Good News of Christmas campaign that was first sponsored by The Herald-Whig in 1989. Mary Winters, one of the key organizers, said the amazing story of the annual campaign is the people of

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin
Missouri News

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin

While Mary Lewton of Palmyra was attending the Hannibal Senior Expo last April, someone handed her a packet containing four pumpkin seeds. She planted one, and the result was amazing.

100 Women Who Care makes its third donation to stables
Quincy News

100 Women Who Care makes its third donation to stables

Quest Equestrian Stables received $12,500 in donations Friday night from the 100 Who Care of Quincy and Adams County. The 125 women involved in the organization have all agreed to donate $100 four times each year to an Adams County nonprofit.

Park District's Fall Festival sees big attendance jump
Quincy News

Park District's Fall Festival sees big attendance jump

High temperatures have kept many families away from the Quincy Park District's annual Fall Festival the last couple years, but Saturday's 70 degree weather bucked the trend. Before noon, over 750 people had attended the festival.

Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival caters to all age groups
Illinois News

Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival caters to all age groups

Attendance and fundraising totals have risen each year at the annual Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon. Entering into this year's event, organizers were hopeful that the trend would continue.

Missouri News

Herald-Whig wins awards in Missouri Press contest

The Herald Whig once again has been recognized for its journalistic excellence in the Missouri Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.

Your Turn/Ann Behrens
Your Turn

Your Turn/Ann Behrens

Your Turn/Ann Behrens

When Memorial Bridge is replaced, the new alignment may be with York Street
Transportation

When Memorial Bridge is replaced, the new alignment may be with York Street

QUINCY -- Highway engineers hope to replace the Quincy Memorial Bridge within a decade and have been working out some of the details. A bridge costing about $100 million that aligns with York Street, two blocks south of the current Maine Street alignment,

Missouri News

Ralls County designated a Work Ready Community

Ralls County has become the 71st Missouri county to be designated a Certified Work Ready Community.