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Safe Kids Adams County offering a free car seat check-up

QUINCY -- On Safe Kids Adams County will offer a free car seat check-up from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Central Fire Station at Ninth and Vermont in Quincy. Safe Kids Adams County will have certified child passenger safety technicians on hand to make sure

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Maywood Fire Department to hold chicken barbecue

MAYWOOD, Mo. -- The Maywood Volunteer Fire Department will hold a chicken barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Maywood Fire House. Donations will be accepted.

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QCMA to present the Acrobats of Tianjin

QUINCY -- The Quincy Civic Music Association will present the Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Morrison Theater, 14th and Maine. Tickets are $25 in advance and $27 at the door. Students through high school are free. Tickets c

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Great River Genealogical Society invites community to German Heritage Research Workshop

QUINCY -- Great River Genealogical Society will host a day of German research instruction 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept., 30, at the Quincy Public Library. Board-certified genealogist Teresa Steinkamp-McMillin, CGSM, will lead an all-day lecture serie

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JWCC offers online logistics certificate

QUINCY -- The logistics industry is about efficiency, convenience and access. John Wood Community College's certificate and degree in logistics and operations now provides the same options for students wishing to enter the field. New students and individua

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Workshop for visual arts to be held Sept. 23

QUINCY -- A professional development workshop for visual artists will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Quincy Art Center, 1515 Jersey. This workshop is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is enc

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Hannibal Public Library invites parents to get library cards

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Free Public Library is celebrating Library Card Sign-up Month this September. At Hannibal Free Public Library, borrowers' cards are free to those living in the city of Hannibal or Ralls County. People living outside the library's

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HIV/AIDS Awareness focuses on issues facing aging population

QUINCY -- Sept. 18 was National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness day focuses on the challenging issues facing the aging population with regard to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment. In addition, there is an i

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Author and quilt expert Hallye Bone returns to Quincy to appraise quilts

QUINCY -- Hallye Bone, a well-known quilt appraiser in the Tri-State area, is returning to appraise at the A to Z Quilt Shop, 826 State, Thursday, Sept. 28. Bone is certified by the American Quilter's Society, Paducah, Ky. She has been making quilts for 50

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State Senate candidate to speak at NEMO Conservatives meeting

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- NEMO Conservatives monthly dinner meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Greater Days Restaurant. The speaker will be Cindy O'Laughlin, candidate for District 18 state senate seat. The seat is currently held by Brian Munzlinger, who i

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