Madison School first-grade classmates Victoria Kuhlmeier and Evan Zanger agreed on their favorite part of the Hansel and Gretel story. They both liked it when the siblings pushed the witch into the oven during Monday's Muddy River Opera Company presentation of "Hansel and Gretel" in collaboration with Quincy University.
Kathy Flesner said the timing is "perfect." Flesner, the winner of the sixth annual John Wood Community College Foundation/WGEM Career Makeover, will be the latest to benefit from the popular competition.
The Baldwin Drama Club's final production takes the stage beginning Tuesday night. Director Diana Gedstad said the show's theme fits with Quincy Public Schools own transition to five new K-5 elementary schools "We're closing Baldwin this year and next year and the following year opening brand-new schools," said Gedstad, who is directing for the 14th time.
The preschool program at Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra will benefit from a newly created endowment fund.
Hannibal-LaGrange University has announced its May commencement speaker. Glenn Miller, founder and CEO of Miller Management Systems, will deliver the address at the 10 a.m. May 5 ceremony to be held in the Mabee Sports Complex.