Antique cars pull into Quincy
Quincy News

Antique cars pull into Quincy

QUINCY -- J.R. Stewart and his wife, Sandy, drive their 1932 DeSoto to Quincy each fall, but that isn't the only trips they are making in their four-door street rod. The couple from Pocahontas in southern Illinois has owned the car since 1970 and drive it

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Kayaker rescued Friday after his vessel overturns in Quincy Bay

An experienced kayaker had to be rescued from a tree Friday morning after his kayak flipped over in the fast-moving current of flood-swollen Quincy Bay.

Newest vets home site named after Korean War hero
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Newest vets home site named after Korean War hero

QUINCY -- Korean War hero Cpl. Lester Hammond Jr.'s name will grace the former Sycamore Healthcare Center, which is being revamped as a transition housing site for the Illinois Veterans Home.

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Rauner: Numbers on vets home capacity coming 'very soon'

Gov. Bruce Rauner pledged Friday that "we're going to have more skilled nursing beds than before." In addition, Rauner said the Veterans Home will offer daycare and behavioral health services that previously had not been provided.

Illinois News

Proposed Pittsfield tax levy sees little increase

Tax rates aren't expected to change much after the Pittsfield City Council considered a tax levy Tuesday night that has a minimal increase from the previous year's. The tax levy will have a second reading at the council's Nov. 6 meeting.

Police & Courts

Quincy man gets probation in burglary case

A Quincy man charged in the November 2017 burglary of a former tire shop has been sentenced to probation. Dustin E. Willis will serve four years probation on one count of burglary.

Monster of a Garage Sale is Saturday at Oakley-Lindsay Center
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Monster of a Garage Sale is Saturday at Oakley-Lindsay Center

The 2018 garage sale season will start winding to a close this Saturday when The Herald-Whig hosts the fall edition of the Monster of a Garage Sale at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Quincy News

JWCC hoping to build recruiting numbers from both sides of river

John Wood Community College continues to attract 30 percent of the high school graduates from the nine counties that make up its district.

LaHood touts tourism, international trade during visit to Quincy
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LaHood touts tourism, international trade during visit to Quincy

U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood has pledged to see if there are federal funds to help with a boat dock if the community goes forward with the project.

Quincy News

'Tres Chic' to help clothe children in need

Maj. Cheryl Miller often says the Quincy area community is "very generous." The community will have another opportunity to prove her words prophetic. The Quincy Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is hosting "Tres Chic," an annual fundraiser to benefit its C

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