THE Pikeland School District received a timely and generous donation from an alumni group last week that will assist with the advancement of a variety of educational initiatives. The Pittsfield High School Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund, which began provi
BRIDGE the Gap to Health walkers and runners will help establish some records on Saturday as the event's 17-year fund-raising total exceeds $700,000. About 2,000 participants are expected to run or walk across Quincy Memorial Bridge.
DRIVERS in Illinois and Missouri will be observed closely during the next couple of weeks as part of the national "Click It or Ticket" campaign. Officers in both states will be issuing tickets to drivers and passengers who are not wearing seat belts or ot
A FEW very committed activists have been telling anyone who will listen that the Electoral College is likely to be abandoned soon. The facts, and the legislative landscape, prove the would-be reformers wrong.
THERE'S something healthy growing these days at the corner of Adams and Sycamore streets in Hannibal. A group of volunteers with the Victory Over Hunger Garden committee worked last weekend planting carrots, cucumbers, green onions, lettuce, peppers and s
TENS of thousands of computers were hit by hackers last week, using a virus apparently stolen from the National Security Agency. Cybersecurity experts say a ransomware tool named Eternal Blue took control of thousands of computers in Russia, Ukraine, Taiw
MOTHER'S Day weather should be perfect this year for the cookouts, trips to restaurants and visits that have come to typify the holiday.
EIGHTEEN members of a fraternity at Pennsylvania State University were criminally charged this month after an underage member died during an initiation ceremony that involved alcohol. The tragic death is a recent and visible example of a national problem
AMERICANS are traveling more, and Illinois recorded an additional 1 million domestic visitors in 2016. Illinois Tourism Director Cory Jobe shared those numbers Monday, telling how about 110 million U.S. residents came to the Land of Lincoln last year. He