Duckworth promises help getting federal dollars for veterans home

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Tuesday in Quincy that she will help get federal money to tackle the Legionella bacteria problems at the Illinois Veterans Home.

West Point man faces multiple charges following crash
Police & Courts

West Point man faces multiple charges following crash

A West Point man is facing multiple charges after police said he left the scene of a crash Monday night in Hancock County.

More Headlines

New general manager named at Mark Twain Casino in LaGrange
Missouri News

New general manager named at Mark Twain Casino in LaGrange

Luke Keller is the new vice president and general manager of Mark Twain Casino in LaGrange. Affinity Gaming, which owns the casino and 10 other gaming sites around the country, announced the appointment in a news release.

100 Women Who Care chapter exceeds membership goal
Illinois News

100 Women Who Care chapter exceeds membership goal

Five days was all it took for the Quincy and Adams County chapter of 100 Women Who Care to exceed their goal of getting 100 women to join the philanthropic organization. More than 120 women have signed up for the group.

QND open house scheduled for Sunday
Education

QND open house scheduled for Sunday

Quincy Notre Dame High School will have its annual open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Police & Courts

Hannibal man injured in crash during police pursuit

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal man injured in crash during police pursuit

LIFE STORIES: From cooking crack to cooking contests
Quincy News

LIFE STORIES: From cooking crack to cooking contests

Gerome Crayton, a former drug dealer, went from cooking crack cocaine and selling it on the streets to cooking comfort food and selling it through the catering service he started. "I got a second chance," he said. "With the right care and unconditional love, anybody can rebound."

Quincy police hosting community dialogue to develop mutual trust
Quincy News

Quincy police hosting community dialogue to develop mutual trust

Sgt. Chad Scott believes the community dialogue being hosted by the Quincy Police Department next week will be a good time for the department and the community to build mutual trust.

Palmyra schools to bump up security in wake of reported threat
Education

Palmyra schools to bump up security in wake of reported threat

The Palmyra School District was planning to have an additional police presence at local schools Tuesday because of a reported verbal threat made by a student last week.

United Way of Mark Twain Area names new executive director
Hannibal News

United Way of Mark Twain Area names new executive director

The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has named Denise Damron as the organization's new executive director starting Tuesday. She replaces Frank Di Tillo, who announced his retirement in November.

Frerichs promotes state program to fund loans in rural areas
Illinois News

Frerichs promotes state program to fund loans in rural areas

Banks in rural Illinois can access $500 million from a state program to help provide low-interest loans. Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs was at the Adams County Farm Bureau office Monday to promote the program, called Community Uplift.