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Easter Bunny
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Easter Weekend Filled With Activities Throughout the Area

Along with the usual array of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter services at churches around the area from Thursday night through Sunday morning, there are other traditional Easter events this weekend worthy of mention.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Goodbye J.C Penney: Another Quincy Icon Gone!

I walked into the Quincy Mall yesterday and made my way down to the west end of the Mall heading towards the J.C. Penney store. The closer I got to the entrance, reality started to set in that one of the iconic stores in Quincy will soon be no more.  

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Hannibal Cavemen
Hannibal Cavemen

Everything You Need to Know About the Hannibal Cavemen [Exclusive Interview]

Before you know it, the Prospect League baseball season will be starting up. For the Hannibal Cavemen it will be season number seven as they open up play at Springfield on May 27. I took the opportunity to ask the Hannibal Cavemen's Marketing Director Deron Johnson a few questions about the upcoming season.

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quincygems.com
quincygems.com

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 - 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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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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