Police & Courts

Carthage man charged with aggravated domestic battery, home invasion

A Carthage man was arrested Sunday at a residence in Dallas City in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident that occurred in Augusta.

Hamilton man arrested after car search yields drugs, Sheriff's Department says
Police & Courts

Hamilton man arrested after car search yields drugs, Sheriff's Department says

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department said deputies made an arrest after recovering a variety of illegal drugs, all packaged for sale and delivery, during a traffic stop Tuesday.

Illinois News

Pike County Fair kicks off Tuesday night

Three years after David Forshey took over running the Pike County Fair amidst financial troubles, things are turning around. Forshey, Pike County Fair Board president, stepped into the position in 2015, during the state's budget impasse.

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Nine fire departments get state, federal grants

Nine fire departments in West-Central Illinois will get money to buy equipment thanks to grants from the federal government and the state.

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American Legion sees quest for land fading

Those wheels of government that tend to grind exceedingly slow have left American Legion Post 37 with virtually no hope of getting a 1-acre parcel of the former Lincoln-Douglas U.S. Army Reserve Training Center near 36th and Broadway.

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Adams County Fair hoping for record attendance

QUINCY -- If the weather cooperates, Melissa Shriver-Hackemack is confident the Adams County Fair will be another huge success. "Sunshine and heat are always keys," said Shriver-Hackemack, one of the 13 fair board directors who also serves as secretary for

Illinois News

Quincy sales tax revenues falling

Revenues from Quincy's sales tax and home rule sales tax are down a total of about $110,000 during the past three months, closely matching the city's budget projections.

Pike County Chamber names new executive director
Illinois News

Pike County Chamber names new executive director

Pike County Chamber of Commerce board member Charlie Hull will step into the executive director position left vacant with the retirement of Kaye Iftner. Hull is the co-owner of Geared Up! -- a custom sporting goods, apparel and embroidery business.

Illinois News

Local crisis center applauds Supreme Court ruling

A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a California law is being celebrated by a local crisis pregnancy center, which said a similar law in Illinois requires it to provide information against its mission.

Police & Courts

Farha confirms no charges in fatal shooting during home invasion

QUINCY -- Adams County States Attorney Gary Farha says no charges will be filed in a fatal shooting during an alleged home invasion in rural Adams County. Farha previously had said that he didn't anticipate charges in the shooting that killed 19-year-old L

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