Veterans Home staff working hard to protect residents

These times are especially trying. While everybody takes care to protect themselves from COVID-19, it's important to recognize the service and sacrifice of frontline workers taking care to protect others.

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Blessing working with its vendors to assure staff has supplies, equipment

Our world turned upside down on Jan. 19, when the first positive coronavirus case was reported in America. It reached the communities in which we live two months later.


65th anniversary wishes appreciated

We would like to thank everyone for all the cards and phone calls in honor of our 65th wedding anniversary that we received.


'Last responders' should be honored for hard work

The term "FIRST RESPONDER" has been used to describe people who arrive immediately at the scene of an emergency since the 1970s.


Roundabout at 48th and State would be costly, isn't needed

A recent article in The Herald-Whig says the city is driving ahead with its desire and plans for a roundabout intersection at 48th and State and some other intersections.


Thanks for making 85th birthday memorable

I want to thank everyone who helped make my 85th birthday party a day to remember.


Quincy could be model by again recycling glass

Recycling is an important way to reduce the carbon in the atmosphere. Quincy recycles paper and certain grades of plastic but not glass.


Restricting gun availability won't reduce gun violence

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2017, the 15 leading causes of death did not include homicide or gun-related deaths. 73,790 people died of drug-induced causes the same year.


Erwin only judicial candidate with actual experience

Two Republican candidates are running for Eighth Circuit judge in the March 17 primary. I am supporting Judge Drew Erwin.


Graham has years of experience in handling deaths

What kind of person would you want to take care of your deceased loved one? Someone who has never had any experience? Or someone who has over 30 years of experience in the death care field?

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