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