Citations issued to Barry-based outfitter over illegal baiting
Police & Courts

Citations issued to Barry-based outfitter over illegal baiting

More than 50 citations and warning were issued this month after thousands of acres were reportedly found illegally baited.

Tracy named to new task force on sexual discrimination, harassment awareness and prevention
Illinois News

Tracy named to new task force on sexual discrimination, harassment awareness and prevention

State Sen. Jil Tracy, R-Quincy, has been named to the newly created Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention.

Sisters to honor late mother with concert
Illinois News

Sisters to honor late mother with concert

Three Adams County sisters will honor their late mother Sunday by performing together on the third anniversary of her death.

Salvation Army's Tree of Lights campaign hopes to raise at least $400,000
Quincy News

Salvation Army's Tree of Lights campaign hopes to raise at least $400,000

Roy and Trisha Webb are hoping the Quincy community will assist the Salvation Army in its quest to raise at least $400,000 through this year's Tree of Lights campaign. The Webbs were introduced Thursday night as campaign co-chairmen.

Police & Courts

Quincy police to step up seat belt efforts through Thanksgiving

Quincy Police Department officers are participating in a statewide effort during the Thanksgiving holiday period to make sure motorists are buckling up.

Livestock producers face new EPA reporting requirement
Agriculture

Livestock producers face new EPA reporting requirement

As a result of an April 11 federal court decision, EPA issued a notice Oct. 26 directing all livestock farms emitting more than 100 pounds of ammonia or hydrogen sulfide in a 24-hour period to report continuous air emissions under CERCLA.

Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday
Elections

Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday

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.

No decision in Camp Point K-9 situation
Quincy News

No decision in Camp Point K-9 situation

No decision was reached Wednesday night at a board of trustees meeting concerning the future of the Village of Camp Point's K-9 unit. Former police chief Steve Patterson, who is asking to buy the dog, told The Herald-Whig the meeting got "very heated, very passionate" and he respects the job the board is trying do.

Camp Point takes K-9 unit from former police chief
Illinois News

Camp Point takes K-9 unit from former police chief

The village of Camp Point has taken its K-9 unit back from its former police chief. Steve Patterson, who resigned as police chief last week, posted on his Facebook page Tuesday that the Quincy Police Department had been called in to retrieve Poseidon, the village's K-9, from his home.

Adams County Board cuts more than $400,000 from new jail cost
Quincy News

Adams County Board cuts more than $400,000 from new jail cost

The Adams County Board shaved more than $400,000 from the new Adams County Jail project Tuesday night, leaving the estimated cost about $3 million over budget.

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