Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Corey Mehaffy has been named the new executive director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council.
John Verhagen and Karel Rogers are seeing benefits from installing a 32-panel solar array atop their home in rural Knox County.
The Marion County Sheriff's Department said Friday that a St. Louis man was arrested this week on a forgery charge.
The Palmyra City Council heard an update Thursday on plans to celebrate the city's 200th anniversary in 2019.
Unique Harmony, a newly formed performance group, is composed of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Six Louisiana churches will be in the spotlight during the 25th annual Mid-Town Church Walk starting at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Christmas candlelight tours of the John Wood Mansion will be available on two consecutive weekends in December.
The city of Hannibal is telling 23 local businesses they need to renew their delinquent merchant licenses within 30 days or face possible closure.