Carthage man arrested Tuesday on drug-related charges
Police & Courts

Carthage man arrested Tuesday on drug-related charges

A Carthage man was arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Locust and First streets in Carthage.

Illinois News

Some cities see decline in cable franchise fees

Cable franchise fees paid to the city of Quincy fell by nearly 16 percent during the first quarter of 2018. "Cable franchise fees were $109,521 last year and only $92,013.74 this year. That was a decline of $17,507," Quincy Comptroller Sheri Ray said.

Oak Ridge Boys look forward to Adams County Fair
Quincy News

Oak Ridge Boys look forward to Adams County Fair

Richard Sterban has no trouble explaining the Oak Ridge Boys' enduring success.
"After all of these years, we still enjoy what we do," he said. "We look forward to getting onstage every night. That has not changed." The Oaks will perform July 28 at the A

Agriculture

Adams County Board opposes proposed hog confinement facility near Columbus

Members of the Adams County Board on Tuesday night unanimously voiced their opposition to a proposed hog confinement facility. The County Board's vote is nonbinding and will be sent to the Illinois Department of Agriculture, which has the final say.

Illinois News

Boy Scout office moving to Locust Street site

QUINCY -- The Boy Scouts of America Mississippi Valley Council has bought the former Katherine Road Animal Hospital at 2522 Locust and will be reconfiguring the building as a new Scout Service Center. "The Council leadership has been working for eight year

Quincy City Council approves two Blessing Hospital requests
Local Government

Quincy City Council approves two Blessing Hospital requests

Blessing Hospital got the Quincy City Council's approval Monday night to tackle a $49.2 million Moorman Pavilion expansion. Blessing also got permission to install three ground-based signs at 4800 Maine, where a newmedical office building will be built.

Quincy News

Adams County Board of Review to begin hearing assessment appeals

The Adams County Board of Review will begin reviewing 2018 written assessment appeals Tuesday.

Fast food runs lead to fast dollars for Pittsfield church camp fundraiser
Illinois News

Fast food runs lead to fast dollars for Pittsfield church camp fundraiser

The McDonalds in Pittsfield was busier than usual after most local churches let out their congregations around 11 a.m. Sunday. By 11:30 a.m., the drive-thru line of vehicles extended past the parking lot and into the street, and the line of people wantin

Carthage author's book named finalist in international contest
Illinois News

Carthage author's book named finalist in international contest

Carthage author Margaret "Maggie" Honnold's book on her experiences as an Alzheimer's caregiver recently won a finalist position in the 2018 International Book Awards. "The Cloisonne Heart: A Memoir of Love" was a finalist in the Religion: Christian Inspi

Libertarian candidates make case for statewide office
Illinois News

Libertarian candidates make case for statewide office

Illinois requirements for third-party candidates are meant to protect a two-party system, which hurts voters. That's what Libertarian Party candidate for governor Kash Jackson believes.

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