Your Turn/Whitney McKeown
Your Turn

Your Turn/Whitney McKeown

Whitney McKeown, 32, grew up in Carthage and works for University of Illinois Extension as a program coordinator for Hancock County. She is married to her husband of seven years with two children, a boy age 5 and a girl age 3. In her spare time, she enjoy

More Headlines

Your Turn/Gary DeClue
Your Turn

Your Turn/Gary DeClue

Gary L. DeClue, 67, is a professor emeritus at John Wood Community College. He grew up in Farmington, Mo. and taught music at Clark County R-I Schools in Kahoka, Mo., Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville; North Mahaska Schools in New Sharon,

Your Turn/Jennifer Duesterhaus
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jennifer Duesterhaus

Jennifer Duesterhaus, 33, was born and raised in Quincy. She is married to Cory Duesterhaus, and they have one son named Lucas. She works at Winters Insurance and also is the pom pon coach at Quincy Notre Dame.

Your Turn/Jessica Carolan
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jessica Carolan

Jessica Carolan, 38, is a loan officer with Compeer Financial in Quincy, working primarily with rural and agricultural loans in Adams and Pike Counties. She has worked in the Farm Credit System for 13 years.

Your Turn/Kathleen Helsabeck
Your Turn

Your Turn/Kathleen Helsabeck

Kathleen Helsabeck, 36, is the executive director at the Quincy Public Library and part-time organist at First Christian Church.

Your Turn/Matt Schmidt
Your Turn

Your Turn/Matt Schmidt

Matt Schmidt, 44, is the assistant development director for the Quincy and Hannibal Salvation Army. He's been with the Salvation Army for five years after spending 18 years as a news anchor for KHQA and then WGEM.

Your Turn/Rebecca Shinn
Your Turn

Your Turn/Rebecca Shinn

Rebecca Shinn, 38, is married to Ryan Shinn, and they are grateful to be parents to two energetic boys -- Dominic, 5, and Damian, 3. Shinn had a memorable childhood growing up in Quincy, and she currently coordinates nutrition services at Kohl Wholesale.

Your Turn/Jerry Jackson
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jerry Jackson

Jerry Jackson, 69, retired from the Blessing Health System in 2017 as the vice president of engineering and facility development. He also served as the president/CEO of Blessing Physician Services. He and his wife Mary have one son and four grandchildren.

Your Turn/Dan Lohnes
Your Turn

Your Turn/Dan Lohnes

Dr. Dan Lohnes, 62, is a veterinarian at Country View Veterinary Service in Barry and Payson. He is a Christian and a missionary, using his God-given skills to help people and their animals here and in Olancho, Honduras.

Your Turn/Amy Looten
Your Turn

Your Turn/Amy Looten

Amy Looten, 55, is senior vice president of marketing and business development at HOMEBANK. She has been married to Steve Looten for 34 years and cannot remember life before him. They have two grown sons, who (surprisingly enough) have turned out to be ve