Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Residents of Shelby County and Scotland County will find-school related bond issues on their ballots in the April 4 municipal elections. No propositions will appear on ballots in Knox County.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers Saturday to help place recycled Christmas trees at the bottom of Mark Twain Lake to enhance fishing conditions.
The Canton Board of Aldermen this week hired Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Ill., to begin mapping out a multiyear plan to expand the city's levee trail system.
Mayor Jarrod Phillips said the city's long-range goal is to expand the 2,000-foot levee tr
The Marion County Commission on Monday decided not to display some donated photos of the Lady Justice statue that stands atop the Marion County Courthouse in Palmyra.
The Lewis County Commission has decided not to adopt a health ordinance as a way to deter future hog farms from coming into the county.
The Relay for Life of Marion County received two major awards last week for its fund-raising accomplishments in 2016.
The Lady Justice statue standing atop the Marion County Courthouse in Palmyra is known, on occasion, to serve as a perch for local pigeons. Last Monday, however, some century-old photos of the statue caused a bit of a flap themselves.
More than 1,500 shoppersle passed through the Oakley-Lindsay Center for Saturday's Monster Garage Sale sponsored by The Herald-Whig.
Two school-related bond issues will be decided by voters in Pike and Monroe counties in the April 4 municipal elections, while a sales tax issue in Perry will appear on the ballot in Ralls County.
A fire Friday afternoon destroyed a home and a shed in Holliday, but no one was injured.