CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An outdoor celebration of the life of Joseph Smith will be held Thursday, June 27 at the historic Carthage Jail and Visitors Center.
Smith was killed in 1844 along with his brother, Hyrum, while being held at the jail, located at 310 Buch
A love of dogs prompted BoodaLu restaurant owners Michael and Kathryn Bayles to step forward Friday with two $5,000 checks to help two local humane societies.
Mosquito spraying may begin in Quincy neighborhoods on Friday evening if it isn't raining and the winds are mild. Director of Operations Kevin McClean said spray trucks usually start their rounds about 8:30 p.m. and wrap up about midnight.
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.
Firefighters remained on scene for nearly six hours Wednesday at a fire in a Quincy industrial building.
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.
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.