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Author and quilt expert Hallye Bone returns to Quincy to appraise quilts

QUINCY -- Hallye Bone, a well-known quilt appraiser in the Tri-State area, is returning to appraise at the A to Z Quilt Shop, 826 State, Thursday, Sept. 28. Bone is certified by the American Quilter's Society, Paducah, Ky. She has been making quilts for 50

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State Senate candidate to speak at NEMO Conservatives meeting

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- NEMO Conservatives monthly dinner meeting will be 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at Greater Days Restaurant. The speaker will be Cindy O'Laughlin, candidate for District 18 state senate seat. The seat is currently held by Brian Munzlinger, who i

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CASA volunteers needed in Adams County

QUINCY -- Court Appointed Special Advocates of Adams County needs CASA volunteers to speak up for abused and neglected children in the court system. Training will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Oct. 10 through Nov. 2 at the Advocacy

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Third annual Homecoming Balloon Glow to be Sept. 28

QUINCY -- Quincy University will hold its third annual Balloon Glow on Thursday, Sept. 28, at Friars' Field (20th and College). This free family friendly event will include 10 hot air balloons. The Homecoming parade will begin at 6:45 p.m. at QU Stadium an

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Shrine of St. Patrick sponsoring corn maze

ST. PATRICK, Mo. -- The Shrine of St. Patrick Church is sponsoring a corn maze on weekends from Sept. 22 through Oct. 22. The 4 1/2 acre maze will be open 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays, noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $5 per person.

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Freedom Festival to feature Benjamin Yount, Raised on Radio

QUINCY -- Quincy Tea Party will hold a Freedom Festival 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Pointe D'Vine, 276 U.S. 57. Tickets are $25 and include hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are available at Travel House of Quincy, 3011 Maine, Suite 4, or by call

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Author to speak on Warsaw history

Brian Stutzman, author and lecturer of Idaho Falls, Idaho, will present a program 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Warsaw High School in the multimedia room. The topic will be "Warsaw after 1846 -- Boom and the Bust."

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Hannibal Lions Club donates record number of eyeglasses

The Hannibal Lions Club donated over 4,500 pairs of used eyeglasses to Saving Sight in August of this year.

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Red Cross reaches out to fill up spots for 'Just in Time' volunteer training

There are still some spots available for the American Red Cross "Just In Time" training that will be held Saturday, Sept. 23. Participants will complete the required training to be a Red Cross volunteer.

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Road construction requires detour to John Wood's Southeast Education Center

Road construction near John Wood Community College's Southeast Education Center (SEC) will require a detour to reach the facility.