Savana Santos wants to talk about it. She really, really does. But she’s not allowed. The 15-year-old Quincy High School sophomore was one of 110 finalists to audition for celebrity coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Usher and Shakira on the sixth season of “The Voice,” the hit NBC singing competition.
The Quincy Animal Control Commission served as a sounding board Wednesday night. At the heart of the outpouring from a crowd of about 50 in the City Hall council chambers was a recent issue involving alleged neglect and... More>>
PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Palmyra Fire Department quickly put out a fire Tuesday night on Waters Street. Palmyra Fire Chief Gary Crane said his department was dispatched about 9:30 p.m. to a two-story structure that serves an... More>>
What sounded like a good idea in 1914, to develop an organization to speak for Adams County farmers, has stood the test of time. A century later, the Adams County Farm Bureau still represents the county's farmers and... More>>
PLEASANT HILL, Ill. -- A Pleasant Hill teen has brought home a gold medal again from the skating rink. Erin Hart competed in last week's Illinois State Special Olympics Skating Championship and took the gold for Level 4 Ladies Figure Skating. Erin's mom, Kathy Hart, watched from the sidelines, doing her best to quiet her excitement while videotaping Erin on the ice.
Both candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in Illinois' 18th Congressional District say Congress isn't working. "I'm running on gridlock and the lack of progress in Washington," said Darrel Miller, a McClean County farmer who is making his third bid for Congress. Rob Mellon, a Quincy teacher seeking a seat in Congress for the second time... More>>
There seems to be little question Quincy native David Schachtsiek will enjoy his somewhat abbreviated stay at John Wood Community College. Schachtsiek, 65, recently accepted a contract to serve as interim vice president for instruction for up to six months, ... More>>
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