Buckhorn Rubber Products to close at end of year
Hannibal News

Buckhorn Rubber Products to close at end of year

The Buckhorn Rubber Products in Hannibal will close at the end of the year, eliminating 119 manufacturing and facility jobs, the company announced Wednesday.

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Family Favorites: Camp Point woman gets plenty of practice in kitchen
Food

Family Favorites: Camp Point woman gets plenty of practice in kitchen

Chris Loos believes practice can make perfect in the kitchen. "Just doing it," the Camp Point woman said. "When you have a family, you've got to cook."

Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW close to completing diesel energy project

The Hannibal Board of Public Works' diesel generator project is underway, and the expected completion date is in April, which would be before peak spring and summer energy use.

United Way maintains streak of $1 million annual campaigns
Quincy News

United Way maintains streak of $1 million annual campaigns

The United Way of Adams County is celebrating raising more than $1 million in its annual campaign for thie 20th consecutive year. The announcement that this year's fundraiser generated $1.01 million came during Tuesday night's annual meeting.

Hannibal, Pleasant Hill seniors are National Merit finalists
Education

Hannibal, Pleasant Hill seniors are National Merit finalists

Pranati Parikh, 17, at Hannibal High, and Derek Dolbeare, 18, at Pleasant Hill, will find out this spring whether they're among the 7,500 winners nationwide of scholarships worth about $33 million.

Missouri News

Kahoka man organizing chili cook-off to benefit local children with autism

Tony Kincaid of Kahoka, Mo., is going a step further, beyond his annual "Kids vs. Fish" tournament. Kincaid is organizing a chili cook-off in March to benefit kids with autism.

Bowen family's dog found shot to death after it went missing
Police & Courts

Bowen family's dog found shot to death after it went missing

Worry spread through the Ferguson household after their dog, Champ, ran off Thursday. Three days later, the Fergusons' worst fears were confirmed. Their chocolate Labrador retriever, who turned 1 on Saturday, was found dead Sunday in a field outside Bowen. Kevin and Kathy Ferguson and their 11-year-old son, Jett, are devastated.

QJHS students' political understanding impresses LaHood
Quincy News

QJHS students' political understanding impresses LaHood

After a lunch forum Tuesday afternoon hosted by the Quincy Rotary Club, U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, R-18, fielded some insightful questions from Quincy Junior High School students who demonstrated a strong understanding of the country's political climate.

Cameras in courtroom are a go for Lovelace retrial
Lovelace Case

Cameras in courtroom are a go for Lovelace retrial

Cameras will be in the courtroom for the retrial of Curtis Lovelace on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his first wife.

Quincy News

Aldermen OK contract for first round of wastewater treatment repairs

A Keokuk, Iowa, firm has been awarded a contract worth nearly $485,000 to repair some equipment at Quincy's wastewater treatment plant.