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UPDATE: Name of man who drowned near Griggsville released

The name of a 20-year-old man who drowned Thursday evening in a small pond northwest of Griggsville has been released.

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Robbearts resigns post with United Way
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Robbearts resigns post with United Way

Emily Robbearts resigned Thursday as executive director of the United Way of Adams County. Robbearts, who did not provide any specific plans for her future, will remain in the position through Aug. 31.

Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case
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Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case

A Quincy man was sentenced to 11 years in the Department of Corrections Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court for one count of criminal sexual assault.

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Sheriff's Department warns of possible phone scam

The Adams County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a possible scam. Residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone saying they are Sheriff Brian VonderHaar and that they won a Publishers Clearing House prize.

Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex to benefit from $15,000 matching grant
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Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex to benefit from $15,000 matching grant

The Jackson-Lincoln Swimming Complex on Quincy's northwest side has a chance to earn an additional $15,000 to continue providing swimming opportunities to children.

Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal
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Witness says 2015 shooting death linked to drug deal

Steven E. Gavin was trying to sell $100 of crack cocaine to Carlous Wires, when Wires told him he wouldn't pay more than $80. After the crack cocaine sale didn't go through, Gavin allegedly left and returned with a gun and shot Wires, 48, twice in the head, the witness said.

Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest
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Police credit community, social media for help in child sex offender arrest

The Pike County Sheriff's Department is crediting community involvement and social media for help in arresting a Brookfield man on a charge of failing to register as a child sex offender.

Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation
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Two plead guilty in connection with drug-trafficking operation

Two Quincy residents have each pleaded guilty to one count of calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy in connection in connection with a large-scale drug-trafficking operation.

Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued
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Case of Quincy man charged with attacking friar continued

The case of a Quincy man charged in connection with the April attack of a friar at Quincy University is being continued for one month.

Quincyans tell mayor about neighborhood issues
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Quincyans tell mayor about neighborhood issues

Mayor Kyle Moore was told about a manhole at an intersection that was causing problems for one constituent who attended Wednesday's Mayor in the Park event. Others who attended talked about nuisance properties or issues in their neighborhoods.

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