Local Briefs

Quincy Housing Authority opening Section 8 wait list this month

Posted: Nov. 9, 2019 12:01 am

QUINCY -- The Quincy Housing Authority will open its Section 8 waiting list at 9 a.m. Nov. 20.

Section 8 vouchers allow qualified individuals to rent housing in the private market. Rents are based on income. An application is required and can be picked up at the housing authority's office, 540 Harrison. Applications can be picked up at 9 a.m. Nov. 20. For more information, call 217-222-0720.

Local Briefs

QPS K-5 to present winter concert

The Quincy Public School K-5 elementary schools will present their winter concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Baldwin School Blue Devil Gymnasium, 3000 Maine.

Local Briefs

O'Donnell-Cookson plans candlelight memorial service

The holiday season is often a difficult time for those who have lost a family member or friend. To help make the holidays a little easier, the O'Donnell-Cookson Life Celebration Home will host a Candlelight Memorial Service on Dec. 8.

Police & Courts

Pike County residents report calls seeking personal information

The Pike County Sheriff's Department said it has received several calls from residents who say they've had callers asking for Social Security number and credit card information.

Local Briefs

Volunteers sought to pack Salvation Army Christmas baskets

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help pack Christmas baskets at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Local Briefs

Golden's Christmas at the Mill celebrates holiday season

Golden celebrates the holiday season with Christmas at the Mill on Saturday, Dec. 7. Music, entertainment and food will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Local Briefs

Plymouth Legion plans soup supper Saturday

The Plymouth American Legion Soup Supper will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the legion building on the west side of the square in Plymouth.

Local Briefs

JWCC Truck Driver Training program to host informational session

An information session about the Truck Driver Training Program at John Wood Community College is scheduled 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Koch's Lane.