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Hannibal public schools preparing for annual bus inspections

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division will begin its annual school bus inspections Feb. 4. According to Sgt. Eric F. Brown, Troop B public information officer, final inspections will be completed March 15.


Free Teen Health Fair promises fun, education

The CHART Teen Task Force announces its 23rd Teen Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center in downtown Hannibal. The Health Fair features booths on health and safety for teens, a DJ with music, free prizes for teens and free food for all visitors. A


Canton’s Historic Schoolhouse Needs Your Help

Just south of Canton, Missouri sits Martin Park. And within that park sits an old brick building with a ton of history. Opening in the late 1800s, this brick building was once a one-room school (named Lincoln Colored School) for African American children in grades one through eight. The building was


Police: Quincy woman dies following incident

Quincy (WGEM) — Quincy police have reported the death of a Quincy woman following an incident that occurred last week. Deputy Chief Doug VanderMaiden reported Thursday that police were investigating an incident that occurred in the 300 block of Cedar on January 10.


Tri-State organization offers support for pets in the cold

QUINCY, Ill. — Earlier this week we showed you a new law aiming to keep Illinois pets safe. Now a Tri-State organization is offering support for dogs and cats in cold weather.


St. Francis high altar an ecclesiastical masterpiece

It has a magnificence worthy of the most reverent worshipper -- or the boy, who, when he first saw it, believed the high altar in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church in Quincy, was Han Solo's Millennium Falcon from "Star Wars."


Health officials ask public to be mindful of flu

QUINCY -- Area hospitals have not issued any visitor restrictions regarding the flu this year, but officials are asking the public to keep flu symptoms in mind. Katie Ludwig, an infection prevention coordinator with Blessing Hospital, said anyone feeling ill should not visit patients in the hospital


Hawks fail to stick with plan in GLVC loss

QUINCY -- The Quincy University men's basketball team sketched out two perfect blueprints Saturday. One showcased how to build a lead. The other illustrated how to lose it. The Hawks abandoned the offensive attack that allowed them to lead Missouri-St. Louis by 10 points at halftime at Pepsi Arena,


Teson's 38 Points Lead Maryville Past Truman, 85-78

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. - Brodric Thomas (pictured in white), the league's fifth-leading scorer, poured in 35 points, the most by a Bulldog inside Pershing Arena since 2014 (Mike Carlson's 40 vs. Quincy), but it wasn't enough as the Truman State University men's basketball team lost its fifth game in a row.