About 50 years after Tony Smith was serving in Vietnam, the Army veteran got his Order of the Purple Heart medal Tuesday. Smith, 70, received the pin, thanks to help from U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Dunlap, who delivered the medal during a stop in Warsaw.
Six local philanthropic individuals, families and organizations will be honored Nov. 4 at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri.
A single "significant deficiency" was found in a recent state audit of Scotland County's finances.
The Canton Board of Aldermen is considering a program designed to encourage young police officers to work in the small community for at least three years."We've had difficulty attracting and retaining officers," Mayor Jarrod Phillips said this week.
Missouri Rep. Nate Walker is running for the state Senate seat that will be vacated by Sen. Brian Munzlinger in January 2019. Walker, 65, is the fourth Republican to announce his campaign for the 18th District seat.
The area where Grand Avenue ends behind Warren Barrett Drive is unassuming to passers-by for 364 days a year. But for one day in October, the grassy area teems with hundreds of junior high and high school youth warming up for Hannibal Band Day.
A 16-year-old teenage girl was taken to Blessing Hospital for treatment of minor injuries suffered after the car she was riding in struck a deer Tuesday morning south of Quincy.
Minor injuries were reported in a crash Monday afternoon just north of Quincy. The Adams County Sheriff's Department said a 1998 Cadillac passenger car driven by a 16-year-old Quincy male juvenile was heading west on Weiss Lane at about 3:30 p.m.
The long-running annual Boo-tiful Nauvoo Pumpkin Walk will return Saturday, Oct. 28, with the illuminated pumpkins being displayed along Mulholland Drive from dusk until 9 p.m.