Quincy aldermen approve infrastructure resolution
Local Government

Quincy aldermen approve infrastructure resolution

An ordinance that would allow the city of Quincy to sell $19 million in general obligation bonds for street project likely will be considered for adoption by Labor Day.

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Clemens Conference attracting Mark Twain scholars from across U.S.
Hannibal News

Clemens Conference attracting Mark Twain scholars from across U.S.

Mark Twain scholars from across the country will be joined by students and devoted fans of the popular author at the three-day Clemens Conference taking place this week in Hannibal.

QPS committee looks at tentative balanced budget
Education

QPS committee looks at tentative balanced budget

Quincy Public Schools projects an $83 million balanced budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Rowlands retiring as 911 director
Local Government

Rowlands retiring as 911 director

Steve Rowlands looks at his 21 years as director of the Quincy/Adams County 911 Center and says he's proud of his time. Rowlands will retire as director next week, leaving a system that has seen numerous changes since he started.

Police & Courts

Funds for psychiatric evaluation sought in Pittsfield shooting case

A motion requesting funds for a psychiatric evaluation has been filed by the attorney for a Pittsfield man accused of shooting a family member in April.

Police & Courts

Former Pike County pastor receives probation after guilty plea to sex abuse charge

A former pastor of a Detroit, Ill., church facing sexual assault charges was sentenced to four years of probation after entering a guilty plea.

Police & Courts

Suspect crashes reported stolen vehicle after chase

Missouri law officers joined in a car chase that began in Quincy, Ill., on Monday evening and ended on U.S. 61 at South River in Marion County, when a reported vehicle stolen in Illinois crashed.

Quincy News

Jefferson from 23rd to 24th to be closed for repairs

Jefferson Street from 23rd to 24th will be closed for more than a week starting Wednesday morning so the city of Quincy can make repairs.

Police & Courts

Canton teen injured in ATV crash

A Canton teen was injured in a Monday afternoon ATV crash southeast of Monticello.

RAGBRAI Day 2: Pie every 20 miles
Outdoors

RAGBRAI Day 2: Pie every 20 miles

After a cold and hilly ride on Sunday, which was fun despite my not one but two flat tires from a piece of metal I picked up somewhere, Monday dawned as a beautiful day. Blue skies full of puffy clouds and highs in the low 80s. That is perfect cycling weather.