Illinois News

Endowment a long-term investment for district

MENDON, Ill. -- The Friends of Unit 4 recently cemented its legacy with the school district by establishing a permanent charitable endowment fund through the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri. The endowment is a long

Veterans Home increase security as proactive measure
Illinois News

Veterans Home increase security as proactive measure

QUINCY -- Visitors to the Illinois Veterans Home will find increased security measures around the campus. Security guards are at entrances to check identification, and the home's computer network has been upgraded to defend it against cyberattacks. "The in

Donations of bookbags, school supplies support Neighborhood Federation's back-to-school picnic
Quincy News

Donations of bookbags, school supplies support Neighborhood Federation's back-to-school picnic

Little time was needed to see how much a bookbag can make a difference in the life of a child.

Pike County vet reaches 40 years in the field
Agriculture

Pike County vet reaches 40 years in the field

Pike County veterinarian Bill Johnson has treated animals out of the same office for 40 years and has no intentions of stopping as long as it is still fun.

Police & Courts

Sheriff's department investigating vehicle break-ins

The Adams County Sheriff's Department is investigating several vehicle break-in in the Liberty area as well as at Royal Oaks mobile home park.

Jailed homeless man facing child pornography charge
Police & Courts

Jailed homeless man facing child pornography charge

A homeless man is being held in the Adams County Jail pending his first court appearance after he was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of child pornography.

Quincy man arrested on charge of predatory criminal sexual assault
Police & Courts

Quincy man arrested on charge of predatory criminal sexual assault

A Quincy man was arrested Wednesday after police said he had been sexually assaulting two children under the age of 13.

Schoolhouse to honor those who saved it
Illinois News

Schoolhouse to honor those who saved it

MENDON, Ill. -- The Adams County Retired Teachers and Olde Tyme associations hope to add to the history of the one-room school site on the Adams County Fairgrounds. Through the cooperative efforts of the two organizations, the school and its historically a

Camp Point farmer puts future on display in hoop barn
Agriculture

Camp Point farmer puts future on display in hoop barn

What may be the future of the cattle industry in Illinois was on display Tuesday night near Camp Point.

Local Government

Quincy Park District expends financial assistance program for first time

The Quincy Park District has seen an increase in requests for financial assistance this year, and commissioners and staff aren't complaining.

Things to Do