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Smoothie King to open Friday on east Broadway

"We've already got more than 650 likes on our Facebook page, and we haven't even opened yet," said Jackie Floyd, one of the owners.


Debate over school sidewalks at Quincy council meeting

For right now, the north 12th Street school will not have a side walk, creating a future safety issue.


Hancock County now providing law enforcement for Warsaw

"I don't think people will notice a difference in services," Kreps said. "The sheriff needed extra help, and Warsaw still will have access to police every day. It's a win-win."


Gems set franchise scoring record with 29 runs against Sliders

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- When the Quincy Gems get rolling offensively, it's tough to slow them down.


West Quincy Levee: 25 Years Later

"West Quincy Levee had just broke, and at the West end of the Quincy bridge our reporter was interviewing Jim Scott," said former WGEM News anchor Les Sachs. "(Scott) was giving the tale of how he was trying to save the levee."


Boil order issued for part of Quincy

Water service will be interrupted from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Wednesday, July 18th for the following areas:


Hannibal man charged in July 6 shooting

Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton said Gary "Gage" Haynes, 18, of Hannibal, who was taken into custody Friday in the 200 block of South Main, has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon, assault and armed criminal action. He is accused of firing several shots in an occupied residen


Rauner signs laws to speed up Quincy vets' home construction

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks after signing a law Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Springfield, Ill., to speed up reconstruction of the troubled state-run veterans' home in Quincy, Ill. The Republican governor... more


Rural Pike County Home Damaged By Fire

A rural Bowling Green home was badly damaged by a fire on Friday morning.Firefighters from four fire departments were called to 12709 Pike 128 shortly after 9:40 a.m. for a fire that had fully engulfed the one-story home of William and Millie Powell, who were both not at home at the time of the fire


1972: Mo Mo the Monster becomes the talk of the town

Clipping: Mo Mo makes the front pageResidents of Louisiana, Missouri reported seeing a black, hairy beast known as "Mo Mo the Monster," Police organized a posse to search and med…


All Clear Order Given After Gas Leak Scare At NECC

Members of the volunteer fire department, the city police department, and the Pike County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched at 8:30 p.m. to the medium security men’s prison located on Airport Road in Bowling Green.


Bus Inspections Shows Improvement Says R-I Official

In 2016, the Missouri State Highway Patrol approved thirteen of the Bowling Green R-I School District’s 23 buses after an inspection, while nine buses were labeled as defective and one bus was taken out of service.


Lincoln County Author To Hold Book Signing

Norman McFadden, a native of Lincoln County, will be at the Bowling Green Public Library on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon to sign copies of his latest book, “Legend of Leeper Holler.”


Northeast Missouri summer energy assistance program runs out of money early

The Energy Crisis Intervention Program started distributing more than $380,000 in available funds on June 1 and wasn't slated to stop issuing grants until Sept. 30. However, high demand driven by excessive heat caused the last of the funds to dry up Tuesday.


Pafford Named Mo. Lions All-Star Player

The roster of this year’s Blue Squad in the Missouri Lions All-Star Football Game will feature a familiar face as Noah Pafford has been named to the team as a wide receiver.Pafford, who graduated from Bowling Green High School in May, is the lone Bobcat to be named to the all-star roster. The Blue A


New Adams County Jail to be completed on time

"They've done very well, of course the weather has been favorable and everything is coming in a timely fashion," Peter said. "The components have all been on time and there haven't been any major setbacks at this point."


Quincy sales tax revenues falling

QUINCY -- Revenues from Quincy's sales tax and home rule sales tax are down a total of about $110,000 during the past three months, closely matching the city's budget projections.


Adams Co. Health Dept: Book back-to-school dentist appointments now

"Definitely make an appointment now. We do have cancellations...you could always call us everyday to see if we have openings," said Amanda Tenhouse, a dental assistant with Adams County Health Department.


Person of interest in July 6 shooting taken into custody

The department said in a release that Gary "Gage" Haynes, 18, was taken into custody Friday in the 200 block of South Main. He was taken to the Marion County Jail and placed on a 24-hour hold. Shortly thereafter, a warrant was issued for assault second degree, armed criminal action and unlawful use


Hannibal man facing charges in shooting of teen, dog

The Hannibal Police Department said that officers were called to Hannibal Regional Hospital at 3:03 a.m. for a report of a person with a gunshot wound. When officers arrived, a 17-year-old male said he had been in an argument with Seth E. Emerson, 19, of Hannibal, in the 3100 block of Rendlen Ave.