Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Hannibal-LaGrange University has announced plans for its 2018 homecoming celebration Oct. 5-6.
While Mary Lewton of Palmyra was attending the Hannibal Senior Expo last April, someone handed her a packet containing four pumpkin seeds. She planted one, and the result was amazing.
"Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center" is marking its fifth year as Northeast Missouri's only black history museum.
The Adams County Board will vote at its Oct. 9 meeting on whether to endorse a proposed swine operation in the Loraine area.
Jo Anne Smiley, Clarksville's mayor for the past 13 years, has been awarded the nation's highest honor for volunteer service.
The body of a man found Tuesday night near the Mississippi River in Alexandria has been identified as Jared Matlock, 34, of Montrose, Iowa.
A huge crowd descended on the Quincy University campus Thursday night to see the fourth annual Homecoming "balloon glow." The weather, however, didn't cooperate.