By early November, Kelly Rife is already in the holiday spirit, stocking her freezer with part of the 60 to 70 dozen, or more, cookies that are part of her Christmas tradition.
Blessing Health System is scheduled to open its third Convenient Care clinic Monday in the Hy-Vee supermarket at 14th and Harrison in Quincy, adding to locations it has in Quincy Shopko and the County Market supermarket in Canton, Mo.
A Quincy man could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
Quincy Junior High School teacher Natalie Cornwell has another incentive to continue her workouts -- the Fit to Teach program spearheaded by Superintendent Roy Webb.
The Quincy Police Department issued 63 seat belt citations as part of last month's 10-day "Click It or Ticket" campaign. The department joined the campaign from Nov. 17 to 27 along with other state and local law enforcement agencies in Illinois.
A strong U.S. stock market this year has helped boost the health of Quincy's fire and police pensions, but the state's pension actuarial has recommended a higher overall contribution in the coming year.
A Quincy man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with a shooting this summer. Jamie W.A. Farthing, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, in Adams County Circuit Court.