Crim to retire as city treasurer to meet family obligations
Local Government

Crim to retire as city treasurer to meet family obligations

Peggy Crim is stepping down as Quincy city treasurer. “It has become increasingly clear that growing family obligations require more of my time than this job allows. I need to continue to put my family first and to do that it is only fair to the city, and to the treasurer's office, that I step aside,” Crim said.

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Buyer of St. Elizabeth Hospital has signed contract, subject to contingencies
Hannibal News

Buyer of St. Elizabeth Hospital has signed contract, subject to contingencies

A buyer has signed a contract, subject to contingencies, to purchase and redevelop the former St. Elizabeth Hospital, 109 Virginia St., in Hannibal, city attorney James Lemon said. The developer is Chris Ales, president of Ales and Co. in Davenport, Iowa.

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UPDATE: Name of man who drowned near Griggsville released

The name of a 20-year-old man who drowned Thursday evening in a small pond northwest of Griggsville has been released.

Robbearts resigns post with United Way
Quincy News

Robbearts resigns post with United Way

Emily Robbearts resigned Thursday as executive director of the United Way of Adams County. Robbearts, who did not provide any specific plans for her future, will remain in the position through Aug. 31.

Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case
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Quincy man sentenced to 11 years in prison after Alford plea in sexual assault case

A Quincy man was sentenced to 11 years in the Department of Corrections Thursday in Adams County Circuit Court for one count of criminal sexual assault.

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Sheriff's Department warns of possible phone scam

The Adams County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a possible scam. Residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone saying they are Sheriff Brian VonderHaar and that they won a Publishers Clearing House prize.

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Golf event raised nearly $80,000 for women's health services
Health

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Golf event raised nearly $80,000 for women's health services

It was another successful fundraising year for the Shoeless Joe's Celebrity Golf Clasic. The Hannibal Regional Foundation's eighth annual Shoeless Joe's Celebrity Golf Classic, held June 14, raised nearly $80,000 to benefit the Cherish Campaign.

Hannibal School District OKs pay raises
Education

Hannibal School District OKs pay raises

The Hannibal School Board approved Wednesday a 2 percent wage increase to certified teachers, administrators and support service employees. It also approved contracting with a company that finds substitute teachers for school districts.

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Quincy man arrested on aggravated assault charge

Police arrested a Quincy man Wednesday night after he allegedly pointed a handgun at two other men during a disagreement.

NEMO legislators agree that health care needs reform
Local Government

NEMO legislators agree that health care needs reform

State Rep. Craig Redmon, R-Canton, and Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, both agree: Something needs to be done in Northeast Missouri and nationwide to reduce individual and government health care costs, incentivise wellness and control opioid distribution.