Illinois News

Pittsfield to acquire, demolish former Mike's Tavern

The city of Pittsfield has reached an agreement with the Zoe Preservation Society to acquire the dilapidated tavern next to the former theater.

More Headlines

Volunteers applauded for their efforts at RSVP recognition banquet
Illinois News

Volunteers applauded for their efforts at RSVP recognition banquet

Nearly 500 volunteers with the Adams County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program got a pat on the back Wednesday afternoon.

John Wood adapting marketing methods to reach new students
Quincy News

John Wood adapting marketing methods to reach new students

John Wood Community College is diversifying the methods it uses to attract students as Illinois faces an increasing exodus of high school graduates bound for postsecondary education.

Veteran gets Purple Heart during LaHood visit to Warsaw
Illinois News

Veteran gets Purple Heart during LaHood visit to Warsaw

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.

Hannibal News

Hannibal commended by auditors for several financial strengths; board member resigns

The Hannibal School District's annual financial audit resulted in an "average" rating. Auditors indicated Hannibal had "sound financial practices," and the district's financial strengths outnumbered its financial concerns.

State confirms two cases of Legionnaires' disease at Veterans Home
Quincy News

State confirms two cases of Legionnaires' disease at Veterans Home

The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs said Wednesday that two residents at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy contracted Legionnaires' disease. The head of the home says he's surprised to see two recent cases of Legionnaires' disease surface among residents because the home's frequent water tests have shown no signs of legionella.

Reach of Adams Fiber continues to build in Quincy
Quincy News

Reach of Adams Fiber continues to build in Quincy

Adams Fiber officials expect to have fiber-optic internet service available throughout Quincy in about 2 1/2 years. That was one piece of information shared Wednesday by Mike Ridder, chief operating officer of Adams Fiber.

Perry sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting husband
Police & Courts

Perry sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting husband

A Quincy woman pleaded guilty but mentally ill in connection with the July shooting of her husband and was immediately sentenced to nine years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Collinsville woman pleads guilty to conspiracy charge in 2016 break-ins
Police & Courts

Collinsville woman pleads guilty to conspiracy charge in 2016 break-ins

The Collinsville woman charged in a string of business break-ins in 2016 pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit burglary Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.

Philanthropists to be honored during Community Foundation's gala
Illinois News

Philanthropists to be honored during Community Foundation's gala

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.