Staff Writer

Edward Husar


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.



Scott Graham announces plans to run for Adams County coroner

Scott Graham, Adams County's chief deputy coroner, has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for coroner in the March 17, 2020, primary election.

Quincy News

Monster of a Garage Sale to take place next Saturday at OLC

The garage sale season will start coming to an end when The Herald-Whig hosts the fall edition of the Monster of a Garage Sale next Saturday at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Hannibal native's artwork on display at Mark Twain Museum Gallery
Hannibal News

Hannibal native's artwork on display at Mark Twain Museum Gallery

The artwork of an acclaimed Hannibal native who died more than a century ago is on display this month at the Mark Twain Museum Gallery at 120 N. Main in downtown Hannibal.

Frontier Settlement Day attracts big crowd to Quinsippi Island
Quincy News

Frontier Settlement Day attracts big crowd to Quinsippi Island

Gorgeous weather and a slew of pioneer-style attractions drew a big crowd of people to Saturday's Frontier Settlement Day on Quinsippi Island.

Police & Courts

Quincy man arrested on home invasion, firearm possession charges

A Quincy man was arrested on multiple charges after an incident at 1:30 a.m. Saturday at a home in the 1300 block of north Fourth Street.

Police & Courts

Paris man killed in one-car crash in Monroe County

A Paris man was killed in a one-car crash at 3:45 a.m. Saturday in Monroe County.

Local Government

Marion County Library to begin loaning internet hot spots to patrons

Marion County Library Subdistrict 1 in Palmyra has received a state grant that will enable the library to begin loaning out internet hot spots to patrons who need online access.


Palmyra School Board hears update on several construction projects

The Palmyra School Board heard an update this week on several construction projects taking place in the district.

Missouri News

Informational meeting Saturday will focus on Wakonda State Park

Wakonda State Park will be the focus of a public informational meeting at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Local Government

Adams County Board approves tax on adult-use cannabis sales

The Adams County Board agreed Tuesday to impose a retailers' occupation tax on all future sales of adult-use marijuana in Adams County.