We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean
Steve Eighinger

We all knew Jack was headed to the bottom of the ocean

Ever since I was a wee lad, I have loved to watch movies. (OK, before we get any deeper into this, I was never any sort of a "wee lad," but you know what I mean.)

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Station 6 firefighters have made lifesaving calls

Dear City of Quincy Alderman and Administration: Please don't close Firehouse Number 6 at 24th and Cedar again.

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

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Quincy City Council should OK mayor's 45x30 tax proposal

It's an idea that has been floated before in Quincy, though the City Council let it die in 2018. Yes, we are talking about a food and beverage tax.

A look at some wrestling greats
Steve Eighinger

A look at some wrestling greats

Way back when I was in elementary school -- which, by the way, was not at the time of the Pilgrims -- my friends and I would often talk about our favorite TV shows. Most of my buddies would argue about what was the best cartoon.

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads
Steve Eighinger

Time to reinstate the honorary bobbleheads

Today we are reinstating a tradition that called this space home about 10 years ago -- honorary bobbleheads for local individuals whose contributions may have long been overlooked.

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,

Letters

Quincy needs permanent solution to waste services

I am writing to comment on the article regarding Quincy trash services in the Oct. 27, 2019, edition. Serving as an alderman for 16 years, city waste service has been discussed multiple times.

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten
Steve Eighinger

That gravelly, good-natured voice will never be forgotten

I would always smile when my phone would ring at The Herald-Whig and I saw Gene Hutter's name pop up on caller ID. It was always easy to predict the first words of every conversation with him. I would answer with a "hello" and then wait.

Letters

Planters around Quincy lift spirits for care put into them

A year or two ago, I remember reading a letter to the editor from someone who thought the new planters in the city of Quincy were ugly.

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