Closing the books on 2019's most celebrated morons
Steve Eighinger

Closing the books on 2019's most celebrated morons

It's the time of year when we pay tribute to those who struggle with the day-to-day battle with common sense, which often winds up with them being involved in some form of bizarre mischief.

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Your Turn/Anna Hechler
Your Turn

Your Turn/Anna Hechler

Anna Hechler, 32, is an instructional tech coach, athletic director and volleyball coach at Western CUSD 12 in Barry and Kinderhook. She grew up in Barry but now lives in Quincy.

Sports about more than the final scores
Steve Eighinger

Sports about more than the final scores

There's a wonderful kind of love story in the making about 600 miles away from Quincy. It's a true-to-life tale that we all can appreciate. We all can probably learn from this story, too.

Passing out some early Christmas presents
Steve Eighinger

Passing out some early Christmas presents

Since it is now December, it is also officially time to start my Christmas shopping.

Your Turn/Tim Jacobs
Your Turn

Your Turn/Tim Jacobs

Timothy Jacobs, 68, is a native of Adams County and, for the last 25 years, a family physician at Quincy Medical Group. He and his wife Jane have been married for 42 years. They have seven children and are soon to be grandparents for the fifth time.

A 'Wonderful Christmas Time'? Bah, humbug!
Steve Eighinger

A 'Wonderful Christmas Time'? Bah, humbug!

Now that Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, it's time to officially welcome the Christmas season. Well, most of it anyway. There are some aspects about this time of the year that I more or less dread.

A great time in my life, except for those submarine sandwiches
Steve Eighinger

A great time in my life, except for those submarine sandwiches

A few days ago I got an email from an old friend that immediately caught my attention. It was one of those question-and-answer things, this one forcing me to think back to the year I graduated from high school.

Your Turn/Marilyn Smith
Your Turn

Your Turn/Marilyn Smith

Marilyn Smith, 51, was born and raised in Quincy. She's been married to her husband Scott for 27 years, and they have two sons, Brendan, 23, and Aaron, 20. She is teacher mentor program coordinator for Quincy Public Schools.

This month's winners have the usual moronic touch
Steve Eighinger

This month's winners have the usual moronic touch

This might be the most unusual collection of our "Morons of the Month" in quite some time. See what you think of our November "winners" and their questionable conduct: Bronze medal A variety of media reports say an employee at a Louisiana medical clinic

It's the most wonderful time of the year
Steve Eighinger

It's the most wonderful time of the year

My favorite holiday season is approaching, that marvelous period starting with Thanksgiving and running through New Year's. So what better time to make our monthly check of social media for the most entertaining holiday-themed posts? Our monthly look at