Minority jury selection reform not as realistic in Adams County
Illinois News

Minority jury selection reform not as realistic in Adams County

A push to promote inclusiveness in jury pools in some Illinois metropolitan hubs may not be as applicable in Adams County.

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Education

Working cash loans make up shortfall in three QPS funds

The Quincy School District is short of cash in three key operating funds and wants to tap into its working cash to make up the shortfall.

Northeast Missouri residents voice concerns, support on state taxes
Hannibal News

Northeast Missouri residents voice concerns, support on state taxes

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens established the Committee for Simple, Fair and Low Taxes shortly after taking office in January. The series of town halls held by the committee across the state are meant to solicit feedback from taxpayers.

Excavation begins at jail site to identify possible graves
Quincy News

Excavation begins at jail site to identify possible graves

Excavation work on the possible graves on the grounds of the Adams County Courthouse began Monday morning. The initial excavation is the second step in a process approved by the Adams County Board in January.

Not enough stickers
Mum's the Word

Not enough stickers

This morning I gave the kids a pep talk after the sounds coming from outside sounded like an airstrike. I didn't know if it was hoverboards, scooters and mopeds racing up and down the driveway. On top of that, all I could hear was children screaming at each other and then blood-curdling cries when someone tries to clothesline with a broom.

School district's bond rating downgraded
Education

School district's bond rating downgraded

The Quincy School District plans to move forward with selling another $20 million in bonds in June tied to its K-5 elementary school construction project.

Police & Courts

Bowling Green man hurt in crash near Troy

A Bowling Green, Mo., man reported moderate injuries in a two-car crash Monday morning.

Quincy treats trees against emerald ash borer
Quincy News

Quincy treats trees against emerald ash borer

Trees R Us Inc. has been hired by the city to inoculate 184 ash trees against the emerald ash borer. Chuck Bevelheimer, director of the Department of Planning and Development, said the treatments are part of a plan to prepare for an invasion of the insect

Police & Courts

Barry woman dies in Friday morning crash

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Barry woman dies in Friday morning crash

Quincy News

Expo for seniors, people with disabilities set for Thursday

Seniors and people with disabilities along with caregivers will have the opportunity to learn about services programs Thursday.