Blessing postpones summer Youth Corps program

Blessing Health System has postponed its summer Youth Corps program with COVID-19-related visiting restrictions in place at Blessing Hospital.

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Ridge Runner Jamboree performance May 23

The Ridge Runner Jamboree will present a musical performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at Hall's Hall, 220 S. Main, Palmyra.

Local Briefs

Prairieland FS offers scholarships to area students

Prairieland FS Inc. is offering $1000 scholarships to five local full-time area students with an interest in pursuing a career in agriculture or agribusiness.

Local Briefs

19th Annual Raider Challenge going virtual

The 19th Annual Raider Challenge is going virtual. From now until 11:59 p.m. June 27, you can register and complete a 5K or 10K at a time and location that is convenient to you.

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Mound Prairie Cemetery cancels Memorial Day service

The Mound Prairie Cemetery Memorial Day service and luncheon has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quincy News

Volunteers needed to place flags at Sunset Cemetery

Volunteers are needed to help place and remove American flags by the headstones at Sunset Cemetery on the grounds of the Illinois Veterans Home for Memorial Day weekend.


Adams County Health Department resumes limited immunizations clinic services

The Adams County Health Department's immunizations clinic started its the first phase of reopening Wednesday. The Health Department said the clinic will provide limited services by appointment only.

Illinois News

Pike County Fair canceled in 2020

The Pike County Fair Board said Wednesday that it will not have a 2020 Pike County Fair, originally set for June 9-13.

Local Briefs

Passenger injured in Saturday night crash

A 21-year-old resident of Jacksonville, Ill., was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries following a one-vehicle crash Saturday night.

Illinois News

Webinar series offers practical tips about gardening

University of Illinois Extension will offer four free online webinars, beginning May 6, with practical tips about gardening.