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Hannibal Active and Retired State Employees to meet Dec. 15

The Hannibal Mark Twain Chapter of the Active and Retired Missouri State Employees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 15, at the Nutrition Center, 219 S. 10th.

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Lewis Brothers Funeral Home to hold holiday memorial service

Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel will host its annual Candlelight Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at its chapel, 424 S. Main.

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Heinze Dance Academy to present Benefit Christmas Recital

Students of Heinze Dance Academy will present a Benefit Christmas Recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Quincy Junior High School Auditorium. All proceeds from ticket sales and donations will go to Special Olympics of Quincy. Students ages 3 and old

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Dot Foods TLC group to host soup supper at St. Francis Church

Dot Foods TLC group will host a soup supper from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St. Francis Church, 17th and College. Soup bowls will be $4, with chicken noodles, chili and vegetable soup available. Sandwiches will be $3 each. All proceeds wi

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Genealogical Society hosts Christmas program

QUINCY -- The Great River Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Lutheran Church of St. John's Family Life Center, 3340 State. Those attending will be entertained with an evening of piano and vocal music by Tom and Doris Deede

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Quincy Fire Department now accepting entry level applications

QUINCY -- Applications are available on the city of Quincy website -- ci.quincy.il.us/employment/ -- for those interested in entry level fire department applications and testing. Candidate Test Preparation Manuals, 11th Edition, published by Fire and Police

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Talk MS hosts Christmas party

NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The Mark Twain Talk MS Support Group will hold a Christmas party for group members, family and friends at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Ralls County Health Department building in New London. Each family should bring finger foods or s

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Students get ribbons as part of MADD's Project Red Ribbon

QUINCY -- Red Ribbon Days are Dec. 1 through Jan. 1 at Quincy schools as part of MADD's Project Red Ribbon. MADD, Quinsippi Chapter, in cooperation with local schools, PTAs and parent's groups are sponsoring this segment of the project. During Red Ribbon D

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Hannibal General Mills retiree luncheon held at Hannibal Country Club

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal General Mills retiree luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Hannibal Country Club.

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Cookies with Santa held at Quincy Family YMCA

QUINCY -- The Quincy Family YMCA invites all to celebrate the holiday season by having cookies with Santa from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Each child will receive a free photo with Santa, decorate a cookie, enjoy a hot chocolate bar and receive a small g