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Villa Kathrine to be closed for Thanksgiving

QUINCY -- The Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. It be open during regular hours for the rest of the Thanksgiving weekend, which are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sund

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Salvation Army holding 5K run/walk

QUINCY -- The Quincy Salvation Army is gearing up for the return of its Ring-A-Bell 5K Run and Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. The race begins at the Quincy Mall parking lot. This year's theme is It Has A Nice Ring To It. Proceeds from the annual event w

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QU Music Department to host Saxophone Day

QUINCY -- Quincy University's Music Department will host a Saxophone Day for high school students from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Connie Niemann Center for Music, located at QU's North Campus,18th and Seminary Road. The day will bring

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Mark Twain Lake visitor center moves to winter hours

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has switched to winter hours at its M.W. Boudreaux Memorial Visitor Center at Mark Twain Lake. The new schedule, which will begin Sunday, Nov. 19, will be 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center will be close

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Culver-Stockton boosts partnership with Carl Sandburg College

CANTON, Mo. -- Carl Sandburg College and Culver-Stockton College signed an agreement that guarantees transfer options for students who meet all requirements. Under the partnership, students who have graduated from high school and completed at least 24 cred

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American Legion, Dumpster Fire Productions to host comedy show

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- American Legion Post 55 and Dumpster Fire Productions will host a standup comedy show at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Legion, 3819 Hwy. MM. The show's host is Jeff Tolbert, and it features Hannibal native Keith Redd as well as Joe "The

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Chuck Wagon Gang returns to Quincy

QUINCY -- The Chuck Wagon Gang, one of America's oldest continuous country gospel singing groups, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Madison Park Christian Church, 4700 Broadway. Doors will open at 6 p.m. No ticket is required, and freewill offe

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QU Band to host annual Showcase and Pops Show

QUINCY -- The Quincy University Band, under the direction of Bill Machold, assistant professor of music, will hold its annual Marching Band Showcase and Pops Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Connie Niemann Center for Music, at QU's North Campus

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HUGS meeting time changed

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The HUGS -- Helping Us Give Support -- meeting for cancer patients will be noon on Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Board Room at Memorial Hospital. The usual meeting date of the first Tuesday of the month was changed because of the speaker's avai

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Hannibal Public Library sponsors free chess tournament

The Hannibal Free Public Library is sponsoring a free chess tournament Saturday, Nov. 18.