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Quincy Gems Open 2015 Season Under New Ownership [Exclusive Interview]

The Major League Baseball season begins this Sunday as the St. Louis Cardinals meet the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The historic field is undergoing extensive renovations much like Quincy University Stadium is. With that in mind, I took the opportunity to ask one of the new owners of the Quincy Gems, Terry Martin, a few questions about the upcoming Gems season which begins May 27.  

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

‘Birdie Bash’ Disc Golf Tournament Signup Underway

It is one of the growing sports in America and it is gaining interest. It is Disc Golf. The sports is catching on primarily among high school and college age students. Quincy is fortunate to have a Disc Golf Course at Moorman Park.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Quincy a Finalist for All-America City Honors

Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore announced today that the City of Quincy has been named a finalist for the All America City honors!  In making the announcement, the Mayor congratulated our city and citizens "who make Quincy so great."

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Marion County Sheriff's Car
Kurt Parsons

Marion County Sheriff Warns of Asphalt Scam

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of an asphalt scam.

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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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Steve Bloom, Getty Images
Steve Bloom, Getty Images

Do You Know the Difference Between a Tornado Watch and a Warning?

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to introduce the featured speaker for a Quincy Exchange Club meeting. Mr. John Simon, the Adams County Emergency Management Director was that speaker and he chose to talk about being prepared for severe storms when they strike the Hannibal-Quincy area.  Simon explained the difference between a watch and a warning.  

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Hannibal Parks & Recreation
Hannibal Parks & Recreation

Huckleberry Park Ramp Park Open for Season

Another sure sign of spring is the opening of the Ramp Park at Huckleberry Park in Hannibal.

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Arne Trautmann, ThinkStock
Arne Trautmann, ThinkStock

Easter Week Expected to Be More Springlike

Forecasters say the week ahead will be warmer with a lingering chance of rain in northeast Missouri and western Illinois.

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Quincy Police Car
Kurt Parsons

Shooting Victim Identified, Crime Stoppers Offering $1000 Reward

Adams County Coroner James Keller has identified the victim of an early morning fatal shooting as 12-year-old Rayshone D. Humphrey Jr. According to a report from WGEM, officers responded to the shooting scene in the 1100 block of North 5th Street between Cedar and Cherry Streets and found a boy that had been shot outside of a home. He was taken to Blessing Hospital and pronounced dead. Keller revealed an autopsy would be conducted on Sunday.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Cool Things You Can See at This Weekend’s Great Outdoors Show

The Great Outdoors Show in Quincy is taking place at the Oakley Lindsay Center through Sunday. Vendors of all sorts have set up displays, and as you might imagine, several have brought some fairly unique items to the show.

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