Competitive eater to attempt Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge
Quincy News

Competitive eater to attempt Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge

A competitive eater will attempt to become the fourth person to successfully complete the Mississippi Monster Burger Challenge at Quincy's Red Light Bar and Grill.

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New executive director welcomed at QCT
Quincy News

New executive director welcomed at QCT

Sara Reuschel started as executive director of Quincy Community Theatre on Thursday and she has already been immersed in the organization's operations.

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Firefighters battle fire at Quincy industrial building

Firefighters remained on scene for nearly six hours Wednesday at a fire in a Quincy industrial building.

Elder's Family Restaurant closed for building repairs
Quincy News

Elder's Family Restaurant closed for building repairs

Elder's Family Restaurant is closed due to problems with the building. Jerry Vogel, who has owned the business since 1982, said a support column and a wall within the restaurant showed signs that the two-story building is shifting.

Concealed carry renewals lagging as five-year permits start to lapse
Quincy News

Concealed carry renewals lagging as five-year permits start to lapse

Eric Jones is watching the calendar as the expiration date on his concealed carry firearms permit approaches while the state faces huge delays in renewing permits.

New attorney enters appearance in gun store burglaries case
Police & Courts

New attorney enters appearance in gun store burglaries case

A Quincy man charged with burglarizing a Quincy gun store multiple times has a new attorney.

United Way makes difference behind the scenes at Cheerful Home
Quincy News

United Way makes difference behind the scenes at Cheerful Home

Many people probably don't recognize all that the United Way of Adams County does, said Jena Blacketer, the executive director of Cheerful Home. With 181 children receiving care at Cheerful Home, Blacketer said the United Way help is priceless.

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Lion's Club golf outing takes place Saturday

The Augusta Lion's Club will sponsor their annual golf outing on Saturday at Tri-County Golf Course, north of Augusta on Ill. 61.

Police & Courts

Arraignment continued in Pittsfield shooting case

The arraignment for a Pittsfield man accused of shooting a family member in April has been delayed a month. Chaz W. Carter's arraignment was continued to July 23 after Springfield attorney Mark Wykoff entered his appearance.

Restoration work begins for new Historic Nauvoo master plan
Illinois News

Restoration work begins for new Historic Nauvoo master plan

Digging into the history of early Nauvoo residents Orson and Marinda Hyde as part of restoration work on their home, Trisha Willmore found a family connection that touched her heart.

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