Menards manager accused of stealing more than $100k
Police & Courts

Menards manager accused of stealing more than $100k

A manager at the Quincy's Menards was arrested Wednesday on a charge of theft over $100,000. Michelle R. Lewis, 34, of Quincy, is being held in the Adams County Jail pending her first court appearance.

Education

QPS announces administrative changes for 2019-20

The Quincy School Board Wednesday named a new principal for Iles Elementary School effective July 1.

Not guilty plea entered in sex assault case
Police & Courts

Not guilty plea entered in sex assault case

The homeless man charged in the connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.

QPS names Todd Pettit co-director of music
Education

QPS names Todd Pettit co-director of music

QUINCY -- A Quincy native is heading home for what he considers "a dream job" in Quincy Public Schools. Todd Pettit will become co-director of music, working with Kathi Dooley in the 2019-20 school year, then taking over the role when Dooley retires.

United Way funds help Advocacy Network for Children programs
Quincy News

United Way funds help Advocacy Network for Children programs

QUINCY -- Advocacy Network for Children provides services to help abused and neglected children heal, and financial support from the United Way of Adams County helps make the work possible.

QPS teachers packing up for move to new Baldwin, Denman schools
Education

QPS teachers packing up for move to new Baldwin, Denman schools

Baldwin and Denman teachers -- split this year between the former Ellington, Madison, Adams and Berrian buildings -- are packing up again to move into the new schools slated to open in August.

Quincy man pleads guilty in child porn case
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Quincy man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Quincy man facing multiple child pornography charges will return to Adams County Circuit Court July 3 for sentencing after entering a guilty plea Tuesday.

New attorneys sought for those charged in attempted jail escape
Police & Courts

New attorneys sought for those charged in attempted jail escape

All five men charged with attempting to break out of the Adams County Jail earlier this month will receive new attorneys.

New schools 'down to the wire'
Education

New schools 'down to the wire'

Quincy Public Schools Construction Representative Dave Wombles ticks off a list of items still to be finished at Sarah Atwater Denman Elementary School.

Police & Courts

Reward offered for information on QHS vandalism

A $500 reward is being offered by Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers for information that leads to an arrest for recent vandalism at Quincy High School.

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