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Scott Halleran / Jonathan Daniel / Jim McIsaac, Getty Images
Scott Halleran / Jonathan Daniel / Jim McIsaac, Getty Images

Five Famous Sports Figures Who Attended College in the Tri-States

Several famous sports figures have ties to our region. A two-time NBA Coach of the Year, an analyst with Sunday Night Football, and an NFL head coach that coached in the Super Bowl are just a few of the famous sports figures that went to college in the Tri-States

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Illinois Getaway Guide Excludes Quincy

Apparently, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism feels a visit to Quincy and West Central Illinois is just not worth taking. I say this because once again, I received my copy of their Illinois Getaway Guide insert in the Sunday edition of the Herald Whig and Quincy was nowhere to be found in the magazine.

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Diamantis Seitanidis, ThinkStock
Diamantis Seitanidis, ThinkStock

Concerts in the Plaza Back in Quincy Starting May 14

It is time to get out of the office and into some good music with Concerts in the Plaza.

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Sammy Hagar
Larry Marano, Getty Images

Here’s the 2015 Illinois State Fair Grandstand Concert Lineup

The 2015 grandstand lineup for the Illinois State Fair has added three new acts with the addition of The Fray, Styx and Tesla. Meat Loaf was scheduled but has since back out. This year's Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois will be held August 13 through 23 and will feature the following grandstand concerts.

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Maridav, ThinkStock
Maridav, ThinkStock

The Running Season Has Begun

As you can see from all the runners around town, it is time to stretch those muscles. Two big running events are coming up in Quincy. Bridge The Gap and the Running Raider Classic.

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Comic Books
Mario Tama, Getty Images

Free Comic Book Day is Coming to Quincy on May 2 [Interview]

Here's something that hasn't quite made it to the status of "national holiday," but maybe it should! Since 2001, comic book stores across the country have been participating in an annual Free Comic Book Day on the first Saturday in May. In 2015, Free Comic Book Day falls on Saturday, May 2. We spoke with Daniel Newkirk from Underdark Comics and Games in Quincy about what Free Comic Book Day means to Quincy/Hannibal area comic book fans.

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Quincy Community Theatre
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Community Theatre Summer Classes

You can spend your summer on stage at the Quincy Community Theatre.

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Quincy University - Quincy, Illinois
Quincy University, Kurt Parsons

Strides For Shannon: A Quincy University Sorority Needs Your Help!

The season of spring has begun, according to the calendar. The sun has been shining more often, and soon, that wonderful warm weather will return and call everyone to come outside and enjoy it! Why not, you might be asking yourself, use this time to do some good in your community while also getting some killer exercise?

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Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce

#Quincy175 is the Theme for the 2015 Dogwood Parade

Quincy's Dogwood Festival is going to be so much fun, with music, the parade and activities in Washington Park!

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Christophe Testi, ThinkStock
Christophe Testi, ThinkStock

Could You Use An Extra $100,000? The Everybody Wins Mega Raffle is Back!

The Everybody Wins Mega Raffle is back again, so get your ticket today!

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