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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Illinois Drivers Need to Check their License Stickers!

If you are an Illinois driver, when is the last time you checked your license plate sticker? Is it outdated? There is more of a likelihood that it is than in years past thanks to the budget crises in the State of Illinois. No longer are Illinois driver's getting sticker renewal notices by mail from the Secretary of State.  

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Doug Menuez, TinkStock
Doug Menuez, TinkStock

Here are the New Illinois Laws for 2016!

With the new year upon us, I thought you might like to know of some of the new Illinois laws that went into effect on January 1, 2016.

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Michael Williams, Getty Images
Michael Williams, Getty Images

Road Condition Hotlines & Websites for Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

With winter weather bearing down on us, travelers will be under the gun to navigate safely.  With that in mind, here are the important numbers and sites you may want to check for road conditions in the Tri-State area.

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St Boniface Cemetery

A Tragic Christmas: Remembering The Victims of Quincy’s St. Francis School Fire

A short and simple bit of general news was mixed in with dozens of other announcements in the Quincy Daily Journal on Dec. 14, 1899: "The children of the parochial school of St. Francis church are practicing for a play to be given the day after Christmas." Sadly, that play never happened.

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Phillips Furniture - Quincy, Illinois
Phillips Furniture - Quincy, Illinois

Ten Signs You Might Be From Quincy

Here are ten signs that you probably grew up in Quincy… or have at least spent a good deal of time in the Gem City.

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12 Swans a Swimming/ Matt Cardy-Getty Images
12 Swans a Swimming/ Matt Cardy-Getty Images

The 12 Days of Christmas – Quincy Version [Listen]

Merry Christmas! I hope you will have a wonderful holiday. Back in 1997, I called local businesses trying to gather the items needed for the 12 Days of Christmas. What I recorded was quite humorous. I am sure it will get your Christmas week off to a great start. Thanks for listening and have a wonderful Christmas!

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Washington Park, Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

You Might be From Quincy If…

Quincy hosts a population of over 40,000. While it's not as big as Chicago or New York, Quincy has its own unique culture. See if any of these characteristics or habits fit you if you happen to be from the Gem City.

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Quincy Community Theatre
Quincy Community Theatre

Nearly 30 Local Students to Perform in ‘Shrek the Musical’

Quincy Community Theatre is bringing everyone's favorite ogre to their stage in February, and several local students from around the Quincy area will bring Shrek the Musical to life. Over 75 young performers auditioned for Shrek, and 28 have been cast for the musical, on stage February 5-7.

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Lady Windermere's Fan Cast
Quincy Community Theatre

Quincy Community Theatre Announces Cast of ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’

Quincy Community Theatre has recruited talent from all over the area for their upcoming production of Lady Windermere's Fan. Over 30 performers will be part of the the musical, which will be performed January 15-16. Tickets go on sale January 4, and are only $9. 

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Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Frequently Asked Questions From Quincy Visitors

Sometimes it's hard for locals to know exactly what's going on around the area. Imagine being someone coming in for a visit that's never been here before. We contacted the Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau and Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce to find out what questions they most frequently get asked by visitors. 

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