Quincy author develops third installment of children's stories
Quincy News

Quincy author develops third installment of children's stories

The third installment in the Emotion Belly book series is still little more than a dozen or so sketches. Author Tracy Schlepphorst and illustrator Charlie Martin spent Tuesday afternoon shuffling through them for the book "Eden and Her Joy."

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Desserts top list of dishes that Carthage woman enjoys to make
Food

Desserts top list of dishes that Carthage woman enjoys to make

Ask Sarah Talley her favorite thing to make in the kitchen, and there's no hesitation. "I'm a dessert person, definitely a dessert person," the Carthage woman said.

Endless Summer Car Show to raise money for veterans
Quincy News

Endless Summer Car Show to raise money for veterans

Charlie Ledbetter calls the Endless Summer Car Show a "win-win-win" event. The Tri-State Lugnuts Car Club sponsors the show, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10. Since the event's inception 18 years ago, the show has raised nearly $90,000.

Democrats recommend Linda Moore for Quincy city treasurer
Local Government

Democrats recommend Linda Moore for Quincy city treasurer

The Adams County Democratic Central Committee has nominated Linda Moore to serve out of the rest of City Treasurer Peggy Crim's term.

New ownership takes over at Quincy Raceways, season extended
Auto Racing

New ownership takes over at Quincy Raceways, season extended

By the time Quincy Raceways fans return to the track in early September, they will be greeted by the first stages of a renovation plan being put together by new owners Jason and Robert Goble. The Gobles formally assumed ownership and operations of the 43-year-old, 28.5-acre facility at 8000 Broadway on Tuesday morning.

Police & Courts

Vehicle strikes pedestrian who later dies

A vehicle driven by a Monroe City man struck a pedestrian early Tuesday morning in Randolph County.

Palmyra teacher runs from Palmyra to Hannibal, raising money for Wounded Warrior Project
Hannibal News

Palmyra teacher runs from Palmyra to Hannibal, raising money for Wounded Warrior Project

Bruce Farabee kept his feet moving and his arms swinging once school was dismissed Tuesday. Farabee turned 53 on Tuesday, celebrating his birthday by running the 10 miles between Palmyra High School and Hannibal High School.

Education

Plans call for adding lighting at Flinn

Plans call for installing additional lighting this week in the stands at Flinn Stadium.

Discovery evidence deadline set in 2015 beating death case
Police & Courts

Discovery evidence deadline set in 2015 beating death case

The prosecution and defense team in the Derek T. McKenzie murder case must turn over evidence to each other by Oct. 6.

Multiple sex abuse charges filed against Quincy man
Police & Courts

Multiple sex abuse charges filed against Quincy man

A 77-year-old Quincy man arrested last week after police said he had inappropriate contact with two children is facing multiple charges.