Senior Writer

Doug Wilson

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dwilson@whig.com
@DougWilsonWHIG

Doug Wilson is senior writer, covering state and national politics, business and transportation issues. He has held several reporting and editing positions since joining The Herald-Whig in 1986. Wilson received a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously was editor of the Edina Sentinel and wire editor at the Hannibal Courier-Post. Wilson is pastor of the Knox City (Mo.) Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alma, have three adult children and four grandchildren.

Bylines

Guest Commentary

Diversity, inclusion are not a process, but a journey

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce has been preparing to launch a diversity and inclusion initiative since January 2017.

Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989
News

Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989

[Note]QUINCY -- Thousands of people in need have been helped by the Good News of Christmas campaign that was first sponsored by The Herald-Whig in 1989. Mary Winters, one of the key organizers, said the amazing story of the annual campaign is the people of

Herald-Whig View

20 Under 40 provide us promise for area's future

THE Herald-Whig teamed with the Young Professionals of Quincy organization to first recognize 20 exceptional business and community leaders under the age of 40 in 2007.

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin
Missouri News

91-year-old great-grandmother displays green thumb by growing 103-pound pumpkin

While Mary Lewton of Palmyra was attending the Hannibal Senior Expo last April, someone handed her a packet containing four pumpkin seeds. She planted one, and the result was amazing.

Quincy News

100 Women Who Care makes its third donation to stables

Quest Equestrian Stables received $12,500 in donations Friday night from the 100 Who Care of Quincy and Adams County. The 125 women involved in the organization have all agreed to donate $100 four times each year to an Adams County nonprofit.

Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival caters to all age groups
Illinois News

Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival caters to all age groups

Attendance and fundraising totals have risen each year at the annual Friends of Unit 4 Fall Festival at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon. Entering into this year's event, organizers were hopeful that the trend would continue.

Quincyan honored for saving lives driving WWI ambulance
Once Upon a Time

Quincyan honored for saving lives driving WWI ambulance

As of Sept. 23, 1917, Harold Lewis was no longer a civilian volunteer, but a private first class in the U.S. Army. His pay was $36 a month.

Real Estate Transfers

Real estate transfers: Reported Sept. 23, 2018

Real estate transfers: Reported Sept. 23, 2018

People & Professions

People and Professions: Reported Sept. 23, 2018

People and Professions: Reported Sept. 23, 2018

Missouri News

Herald-Whig wins awards in Missouri Press contest

The Herald Whig once again has been recognized for its journalistic excellence in the Missouri Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.