Quincy News

Veterans seek help for flag placement

Volunteers are sought to help place and remove American flags by each headstone at Sunset Cemetery on the grounds of the Illinois Veterans Home for the Memorial Day weekend.

Quincy man charged in children's fire deaths set to enter new plea
Police & Courts

Quincy man charged in children's fire deaths set to enter new plea

A Quincy man charged in the Oct. 12, 2018, fire that killed two Quincy children is expected to enter a new plea next week.

Illinois News

Spring Pickin Days kicks off Friday in Pike County

Judi Sutton says the Pike County countryside -- and the treasures -- are just as appealing in the spring as in the fall.

Quincy News

More than 36,500 property tax bills mailed

Adams County property tax bills are in the mail. Treasurer Bryden Cory mailed 36,588 tax bills Friday and sent another 150 messages to people who have signed up to get tax bills online.

Illinois News

Outdoor Challenge winners donate prize money

A team from Hannibal, Mo., won the Ultimate Outdoor 3-on-3 Challenge competition Saturday, May 11, at Gardner Camp. The team is donating the $500 first prize to the newly formed Liberty (Ill.) High School Bass Fishing Team.

Hearing delayed for Pittsfield man charged in beating death
Police & Courts

Hearing delayed for Pittsfield man charged in beating death

A preliminary hearing for a Pittsfield man charged in the March beating death of another Pittsfield man has been continued to later this month.

Trial of Pittsfield man charged in women's death unlikely until October
Police & Courts

Trial of Pittsfield man charged in women's death unlikely until October

The trial of a Pittsfield man charged in the June 2018 death of a Pittsfield woman will not take place until at least October.

Charging documents: Inmates removed bricks from Adams County Jail wall
Police & Courts

Charging documents: Inmates removed bricks from Adams County Jail wall

The five men charged in attempting to escape the Adams County Jail last week reportedly dug and scraped mortar and removed bricks from a wall inside the jail.

Webb named 2019 Superintendent of Distinction
Education

Webb named 2019 Superintendent of Distinction

Quincy Superintendent Roy Webb sees a state award as recognition not only for him, but for the school district and the community.

Local court reporter lobbies lawmakers for reauthorization of training grants
News

Local court reporter lobbies lawmakers for reauthorization of training grants

A certified shorthand reporter with the Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit was in Washington last week advocating for the profession at the National Court Reporter Association's 2019 Leadership and Legislative Boot Camp.

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