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