Quincy Junior High School teacher Natalie Cornwell has another incentive to continue her workouts -- the Fit to Teach program spearheaded by Superintendent Roy Webb.
The Quincy Police Department issued 63 seat belt citations as part of last month's 10-day "Click It or Ticket" campaign. The department joined the campaign from Nov. 17 to 27 along with other state and local law enforcement agencies in Illinois.
A strong U.S. stock market this year has helped boost the health of Quincy's fire and police pensions, but the state's pension actuarial has recommended a higher overall contribution in the coming year.
A Quincy man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with a shooting this summer. Jamie W.A. Farthing, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, in Adams County Circuit Court.
Kim Straube, 57, has spent almost 30 years trying to claw her way back to where she was before the death of one of her sons. "This is where I catch myself wanting to make excuses. It's nobody's fault but my own," she said. "I remember drinking to stop seeing my son's death. For a long time I would wake up and have the vision of his little body in his casket."
Quincy University students took a break from studying for upcoming finals by attending the university's sixth annual Cram Jam.