Do You Remember Any Local Bands Over The Years?
Having been around here for a while I have had the opportunity and pleasure to listen to some very talented local bands over the years. That is a tribute to the local music programs that the schools provide in this area in that they turn out so many wonderful musicians.
Missouri State Fair Announces This year's Attendance Figures
Governor Mike Parson and Fair Director Mark Wolfe today announced the attendance for the 2018 Missouri State Fair.
Dates Set For Exchange Club's Field of Honor Display
The Quincy Exchange Club will again set up their annual Field of Honor Flags. This year's Field of Honor will be held once again at Madison Park in Quincy from November 9 through 12.
Thank God For Our First Responders
As bad as it was for all of us to hear about it, how bad do you think it was for the first responders at the scene? Those people do a job I could never do. Imagine what they were feeling Tuesday as they approached that accident.
Over 1200 Missouri Sex Offenders Missing
A recent report by the Missouri State Auditor’s office released on Monday indicated that local authorities in Missouri do not know the locations of more than 1,200 sex offenders.
Peter's 'Pink Van Project' Has Raised Over $8,000
The Blessing Breast Center’s recognition of 2018 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month began with a donation of $2,500 from Peters Heating & Air Conditioning.
There Are Several Local Ties to This Year's M.L.B. Post Season
Did you know there are some Quincy ties to three of the MLB post season teams still playing.?
City Hall Announces Their Columbus Day Schedule
With the upcoming Columbus Day holiday approaching, the City of Quincy announced their holiday schedule for next Monday.
New Trauma Support Group for Children Begins in November
November 12th will be a big day for the Advocacy Network for Children as a new support group will be available for children and their caregivers who have experienced trauma such as sexual abuse, physical abuse or have been a witness to violent crime.
Freedom Flight Reaches the 50 Mark
The latest Freedom Flight took place last Saturday which marked the 50th flight in the program which began in the Hannibal-Quincy area in 2010.
The 30th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic to Be Held This Sunday
This Sunday I am proud to announce will be the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing & Health Sciences 30th Annual Teddy Bear Clinic at Blessing Hospital. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m.
The Big Dog's Baseball Picks Weren't Too Far Off
It is time to review my Major League Baseball picks made back in March. Usually I am shaking my head as to how bad my picks were, but not this time.
Meals and Wheels Tomorrow Night at Early Childhood Center
The Quincy Early Childhood "Meals and Wheels" event will be held at the early Childhood Center parking lot from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow night.
Here's an Update on The Wounded Duck at Moorman Lake
Apparently, the duck is doing fine as I drove out to the park to see if he was still there and sure enough he was right by the edge of the water watching people fish and walk past him.
Would You Call The Cops If You Saw This?
When you consider how much times have changed, a picture today might be of concern where 20 years ago it wouldn't. Such was the case a few days ago.
Q.F.D. To Hold a Fire Prevention Event Sunday
This Sunday the Quincy Fire Department will kick off Fire Prevention Week by holding a Fire Prevention Exhibition in the Hobby Lobby parking lot at 38th and Broadway.
Here's a Rundown on Several Scheduled Weekend Activities
When people say "there just isn't anything to do around here", I have to chuckle. This weekend will prove that statement wrong. Here is a list of some of the activities scheduled for this weekend alone.
One on One With Cardinal Broadcaster Mike Shannon
As the boys of summer wind down their regular season, I had the pleasure of a visit from St. Louis Cardinal broadcaster Mike Shannon at our Quincy studio.
A New Quincy Bridge Is Coming...But Where?
By the year 2028 it is hoped that there will be a new bridge up across the Mississippi River replacing the Quincy Memorial Bridge. What is not known is just where will the new bridge join Quincy.
Want a Free Smoke Detector?
October is Fire Prevention Month and the Quincy Fire Department is doing its part to make people safer by providing FREE smoke detectors to Quincy residents.