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Online master gardener training begins Aug. 19

New online master gardener training, offered by University of Missouri Extension, begins Aug. 19.

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Extension offers Master Naturalist volunteer training

The registration deadline is Aug. 24 for a Master Naturalist volunteer training program offered by University of Illinois Extension in Adams, Brown, Hancock, Pike and Schuyler counties.

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Leak detection being done in Hannibal

The Hannibal Board of Public Works announced in a news release that it has hired Westrum Leak Detection Inc. to perform leak detection services on Hannibal's water distribution system through the end of the month.

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Pork chop dinner in Hull to commemorate Flood of '93 recovery efforts

A commemorative pork chop dinner will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Hull Community Center to recognize the efforts of Pike County residents 25 years ago when both the Mississippi and Illinois rivers flooded.

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Fashion show to take place July 21

Justice at the Quincy Mall will host a pair of fashion shows at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Great River Genealogical Society hosting monthly meeting

The Great River Genealogical Society resumes monthly meetings at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13.

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JWCC to offer class on standards for electrical safety in the workplace

John Wood Community College will offer a NFPA 70E class from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

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JWCC and IMEC to present workshop on reducing changeover time in industry

John Wood Community College Business and Industry Training and IMEC will offer a Quick Changeover class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m Wednesday, Aug. 1.

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John Wood to hold orientation sessions for incoming students

John Wood Community College will hold an orientation session for incoming freshman students at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at its Quincy campus, 1301 S. 48th.

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JWCC creates certificate in College for Life program

JWCC has created a three-year certificate to continue the College for Life program.