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Nauvoo to mark Memorial Day with marathon, music and motivational speaker

NAUVOO, Ill. -- A 26.2- mile marathon foot race will begin at 6 a.m. Saturday in Nauvoo and finish in Carthage. A half-marathon and marathon relay run also are planned with the relay offering the option of teams of as many as five people. The course will b

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Salvation Army to host National Donut Day on June 2

QUINCY -- The Salvation Army will host its National Donut Day on Friday, June 2, the same day as its 100 year anniversary of "Donut Lassies." This year, the Salvation Army will team up with Dunkin' Donuts. Now through May 31, individuals, organizations and

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Hannibal Firefighters Local 1211 to hold cornhole tournament

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Professional Firefighters Local 1211 will hold a cornhole tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Admiral Coontz Armory, 301 Warren Barrett Drive, Hannibal, Mo. Registration through May 26 is $30 per team. Late entry will b

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Great River Honor Flight golf tournament to be May 27

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Jackson Park Golf Course, along with American Legion Post No. 174, will hold a Great River Honor Flight fundraising golf tournament. The four-person scramble will be Saturday, May 27, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee is $200 for

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Hannibal Public Library summer reading kickoff to be held May 24

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF HANNIBAL, Mo. Summer reading kickoff today Hannibal Free Public Library's Summer Reading Kickoff has been moved indoors because of inclement weather. The free event will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the library, 200 S. Fifth. Book re

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Hannibal Arts Council to offer preview of Ken Burns documentary

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Arts Council will host a free preview of the new Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary, "The Vietnam War," at 5 p.m. Thursday. The full 10-part, 18-hour-long series will be shown on WQEC/PBS in September. The documentary expl

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Illinois Veterans Home Memorial Day program to include wreath laying, rifle salute

QUINCY -- Illinois Veterans Home will hold its annual Memorial Day program at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Elmore parking lot on the grounds of the home. Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Director Erica Jeffries will deliver the keynote address, an

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Villa Kathrine to observe regular schedule Memorial Day weekend

QUINCY -- Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will observe its regular schedule during the Memorial Day weekend. The building is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

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Alzheimer's Association to offer free educational program on safety and dementia

QUINCY -- The Alzheimer's Association, Central Illinois Chapter's educational program Staying Safe: How to Help Someone with Dementia will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York. Alzheimer's diseas

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Community Foundation competitive grant application deadline approaching

QUINCY -- The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri is accepting online applications for its 2017 competitive grant program. The deadline to submit grant applications is 11:59 p.m. June 1. Grants are made for charitable