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Brown County Historical Society plans dinner to wrap up year

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- To culminate the season's activities, the Brown County Historical Society is planning a dinner meeting for Oct. 26. Members and the general public are invited to attend both the dinner and program, or are welcome to attend just the

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QU to host Halloween with the Hawks Oct. 29

QUINCY -- Quincy University's Student Athlete Advisory Committee will host its fifth annual Halloween with the Hawks from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29, at the QU Football Stadium at 20th and Sycamore. In case of inclement weather, the event will be

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Barry Food Pantry to hold Bingo fundraiser

BARRY, Ill. -- The Barry Food Pantry will be having a Bingo fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 21, at the American Legion Hall in Barry. All proceeds will go to the Barry Food Pantry. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with a supper and dessert. Bingo will begin at 6 p.m.

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JWCC haunts the trails of Spring Valley for Halloween

QUINCY -- John Wood Community College's Student Life organization will sponsor a haunted trail experience from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Quincy campus, 1301 S. 48th. The event is open to the public. The Dark Forest haunted trail will use

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Kahoka under boil order until Wednesday

KAHOKA, Mo. -- Our news-gathering partners at WGEM have reported that residents of Kahoka are under a boil order until 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18. WGEM reported that Kahoka officials said a water leak noticed Sunday morning between Exchange and Jefferson s

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Free mammograms offered to women who qualify

QUINCY -- Women of a five-county area of West-Central Illinois may be eligible to receive a free mammogram on Tuesday, Oct. 24. To be eligible, women must live in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike or Scott counties in Illinois; be between the ages 40 and 64; and

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JWCC offers digital camera class

QUINCY -- John Gebhardt, retired director of instructional technology and telecommunication at John Wood Community College and non-credit photography instructor, will use Zoom technology to deliver a portion of his instruction this fall. The cost of the cl

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Tickets available for Memorial Hospital Foundation holiday fundraiser

Memorial Hospital Foundation and the Evergreens for Memorial committee is planning its biannual "Evergreens For Memorial" fundraiser Friday, Nov. 17, at Sullivan Auctioneers, located on U.S. 136 east of Hamilton.

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Local marching bands to meet for QHS Octoberfest parade and field competition

Local bands from Illinois, Missouri and Iowa will meet up on Saturday, Oct. 21, for the annual Octoberfest parade.

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Coatsburg Lions Club to host Deer Classic meal

The Coatsburg Lions Club will host its 14th Annual Deer Classic to benefit Camp Callahan on Saturday, Oct. 21.