Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music
Quincy News

Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music

Stephanie Berg says hearing her compositions performed in concert for the first time never gets old. Her latest piece, "Ignite," commissioned by the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, will have its world premiere during the QSO's April 29 concert.

YWCA event gives voice to the importance of helping others
Quincy News

YWCA event gives voice to the importance of helping others

Taking home an award from Friday night's A Voice for All Women event provided Carol Brockmiller with a good reminder of the work done by the Quincy YWCA and the importance of empowering women.

Lipp becomes 22nd CNA of the Year award winner
Quincy News

Lipp becomes 22nd CNA of the Year award winner

Patricia Lipp, who has served as a certified nurse assistant for 35 years and is employed at Luther Manor in Hannibal, Mo., is this year's CNA of the Year award winner, chosen from a field of 14 nominees.

Multicounty agreement targets common health issues
Health

Multicounty agreement targets common health issues

The Adams County Board of Health moved forward Thursday night with a multi-county agreement designed to address common problems.

Lovelace back in court over bond, laptop computer
Lovelace Case

Lovelace back in court over bond, laptop computer

Just over a month after he was acquitted in the 2006 death of his first wife, Curtis Lovelace was back in court in order to release the $350,000 posted on his behalf to free him from jail.

Log cabin workshop will help with restoration of Frazer Log Cabin
Quincy News

Log cabin workshop will help with restoration of Frazer Log Cabin

A workshop next week sponsored by the Friends of the Log Cabins will serve two purposes. It will teach participants on how to repair and restore log cabins, and it will help move forward with the disassembly of the Frazer Log Cabin to start the restoration of that structure.

Changing focus: K of C Barbecue taking closer look at alcohol sales, expanding carnival
Quincy News

Changing focus: K of C Barbecue taking closer look at alcohol sales, expanding carnival

There could be some noticeable changes to this year's K of C Barbecue fundraiser. "We want to get back to being a fundraiser and not so much a social event," said Mark Holtschlag, grand knight of the Quincy Knights of Columbus.

Service League donates more than $15K to Payson schools
Education

Service League donates more than $15K to Payson schools

The Payson School District soon will have enough Chromebook laptops for each middle and high school student in the district, thanks to a grant from Quincy Service League.

Fishing for Freedom still needs 30 volunteer boaters
Quincy News

Fishing for Freedom still needs 30 volunteer boaters

Fishing for Freedom organizers are still in need of volunteer boaters to assist with the three-day event in June.

Civic Center Authority reviews first year of tourism grant spending
Local Government

Civic Center Authority reviews first year of tourism grant spending

The Oakley-Lindsay Center has contributed more than $17,000 to assist events in Quincy through tourism grants in the last year, the first year of the program.