Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
The Battle of Athens State Historic Site and the Iliniwek Village State Historic Site will be the focus of a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday.
The Northeast Missouri Humane Society has received a $35,000 grant to help keep more pets and their owners together in the Hannibal area.
Two local residents with a deep affection for Hannibal are making their feelings about the town known through a new podcast, the "Rivertown Review."
One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:15 p.m. Thursday in Lewis County.
The Student Activity Center at John Wood Community College was filled Thursday with people trying to make a good impression on others. It was all part of the region's largest job and career fair.
The Palmyra R-1 School Board continues to map out plans for possible future facility improvements.
The Canton R-5 School Board is exploring the possibility of putting a $2.5 million bond issue for capital improvements on the April 2019 election ballot.
The Marion County Commission on Monday agreed to increase the county's allocation to the Juvenile Justice Center in Hannibal by $50,000 this year.
The joy of mud in all of its glory will be on display during a special "storybook trail" being established in Palmyra's Flower City Park.