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Pennies for Poultry fundraiser set Saturday

PALMYRA, Mo. -- A fundraiser for Pennies for Poultry is scheduled Saturday, April 29, at Hall's Hall in Palmyra. The meal includes pulled pork with choice of two sides, will be served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Carry-outs will be available. The event will also i

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WIU chapter of NAACP to screen 'The Mountaintop'

MACOMB, Ill. -- The Western Illinois University chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will sponsor a screening of "The Mountaintop" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Simpkins Theatre. "The Mountaintop" is an award-winning play th

Missouri News

Marion County Ambulance District promoting autism awareness

The Marion County Ambulance District is taking steps to promote autism awareness in the area. The district this month attached a new autism-related logo to its emergency transport units in support of autism awareness.

Local Briefs

HUGS support group to meet May 2

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- HUGS -- Helping Us Give Support -- for cancer patients will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Hancock County Health Department. Melita Finney, Hancock County Community Health director at the Hancock County Health Department, will present

Local Briefs

Property tax bills being mailed out early

QUINCY -- Adams County Collector Terry Asher plans to mail real estate property tax bills by April 28, approximately 30 days earlier than normal. The first installment will be due June 5 and the second installment will be due Sept. 1. Although the first in

Local Briefs

Truck rally to be held in Palmyra

PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Palmyra R-I Parents as Teachers program will host a truck rally 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the Palmyra High School parking lot. Preschoolers will have an opportunity to fine-tune their listening skills and increase their vocabula

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League of Women Voters to hold annual meeting

QUINCY -- The annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Adams County will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the History Museum, Fourth and Maine. All members are encouraged to attend. At 3:30 p.m., Megan Boccardi, associate professor of history at Quincy Universi

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Quincy Tea Party to conduct round table on budget stalemate

QUINCY -- The Quincy Tea Party will conduct an informational round table forum concerning the budget stalemate within the State of Illinois from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the Quincy Senior Center's Laura Kent Donahue Room. The open panel forum will c

Local Briefs

Great River Region of United Way hosting golf outings

HAMILTON, Ill. -- The United Way of the Great River Region is hosting an 18-hole golf outing on May 12 at Sheaffer Golf Course in Fort Madison, Iowa, and a 9-hole glow golf outing on Aug. 4 at Deer Run Golf Course in Hamilton. Net proceeds will help fund 2

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Madonna House receives grant from Ameren Cares program

QUINCY -- Madonna House was awarded a $5,000 grant from Ameren Illinois through its Ameren Cares Program to support its prevention/outreach program, "Every Day Life Skills Program," to youths in the Quincy area. The program provides services to youths who