As an American history teacher for more than 20 years, Quincy native Brian Deters has studied Abraham Lincoln and looked up to Lincoln's morals and beliefs throughout his career in education.
The Palmyra City Council agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the local sales tax by a half-cent in the April 3, 2018, municipal election.
A Quincy native plans to formally announce his candidacy Sunday for the 18th Congressional District. Brian Deters will host the event at noon in Washington Park.
Shelbina voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax to create, maintain or repair streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters in the city. The issue passed 160-89.
State Rep. Norine Hammond, R-Macomb, has announced she will seek re-election to the 93rd District in the 2018 elections.
Gregory "Greg" Sharpe of Ewing has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the District 4 seat in the Missouri House of Representatives being relinquished by the incumbent, Craig Redmon.
The 2018 Illinois governor's race is on pace to be the most expensive in U.S. history, propelled by a wealthy Republican incumbent and a billionaire Democrat.
Missouri Rep. Nate Walker is running for the state Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Brian Munzlinger in January 2019. Walker, 65, is the fourth Republican to announce his campaign for the 18th District seat.