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Great River Players schedules auditions for 'Calendar Girls'

Great River Players is holding auditions for the comedy "Calendar Girls." Auditions are 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Great River Players building. 17 S. Sixth St.

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Library fundraiser bonds men with their children

Friends of the Library is sponsoring an annual fundraising event to bond men with their children.

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Emerald City Jewelers hosts Miss Quincy Meet and Greet

The Miss Quincy Scholarship Program will introduce the winners of its 2018 pageant during a meet and greet event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Emerald City Jewelers.

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Salvation Army kicks off 125 year celebration

The Quincy Salvation Army will kick off its 125th anniversary in Quincy celebration Sunday, Jan. 21, with a performance by Carol Jaudes, known for her role as Jennyanydots in the hit Broadway musical "Cats."

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Coatsburg church to hold soup luncheon Jan. 21

COATSBURG, Ill.-- St. Peter Lutheran Church in Coatsburg will hold a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in the church's fellowship hall, which is handicapped accessible. The menu will be chili, vegetable and cheese-broccoli soups, hot d

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Farm bureaus schedule meetings to address farmland assessments

The Pike and Scott County Farm Bureaus have scheduled two meetings in Winchester and Pittsfield to discuss changes to farmland assessments.

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SB seeks soybean farmers interested in serving on board

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Illinois Soybean Board is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board. ISB manages and invests Illinois soybean checkoff funds in research, promotion and educatio

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Informational meeting to cover recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

MACOMB, Ill. -- The Prairie Hills Resource Conservation and Development Corporation will hold an informational meeting for individuals and charities on the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Macomb County Club in Macomb, Ill. Th

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Great River Genealogical Society reschedules meeting

The Great River Genealogical Society has rescheduled its meeting and will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State.

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YMCA offering youths chance to join Outward Bound School

The YMCA is offering a unique program at the North Carolina Outward Bound School, where the wilderness is the classroom.