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Gus Macker Registration is Underway with Deadline Soon

The Quincy Exchange Club will be hosting the Annual Gus Macker Basketball Tournament in Quincy on May 25th and 26th. The time to sign up 4-person teams to play in the event is now.

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Department of Tourism Insert/ Jeff Dorsey
Department of Tourism Insert/ Jeff Dorsey

What? No Quincy in the Illinois Department of Tourism Guide Insert?

Did anyone else notice the lack of Quincy mentioned in the "Illinois Getaway Spring/Summer Edition" insert in the Sunday Quincy Herald Whig? I started thumbing my way page by page looking for something about visiting Quincy and there was nothing to be found.

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Quincy Junior High School
Quincy Junior High School

Less Than 20% Respond to a Quincy Public School Survey

If you ever wanted to know why we keep hearing that our educational system is failing us, just read a Quincy Herald Whig article written by Ed Husar and published in last Sunday's paper. The article is headlined "Not Enough Parents Respond to Survey For State Report". The headline says it all.

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We Need To Build a Meth Rehab Facility in Adams County

I read with interest the story in the Quincy Herald Whig regarding Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer's conversations with the Federal officials about possibly housing Federal prisoners temporarily in the Adams County Jail. It is a suggestion by the Sheriff to increase some revenue for the county.  The proposal is being contemplated by the Adams County Board.It got me to thinking

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Quincy Herald Whig endorsement
Quincy Herald Whig endorsement

Newspaper Endorsements of Candidates Need to End

It is a practice that has been done for years, but one that this writer thinks should cease. It is the practice of endorsing candidates in newspapers and on TV and Radio.

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Here’s Why Illinois Illegals Are One Step Closer to Legally Driving

So I opened my Quincy Herald Whig yesterday and there it was,  the headline I had expected which read "Senate OK's immigrant licenses".  Was I surprised?  No, not at all. Am I disappointed?  You bet I am. I'm also mad and mad enough to open my window and yell out the infamous line "I'm mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it any more".

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Photo by Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images

Hello Quincy, You Have a Bad Meth Problem!

In case you didn't notice, in Sunday's Quincy Herald Whig there was a listing of recent Circuit Court activity.  In that listing on page 12-E, there were 27 cases involving people who were arrested for using, delivery, possession or selling of methamphetamines. A few days before the drug task force arrested some 14 people in a sting operation in Quincy.

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General Scott Thoele/Photo Courtesy of Quincy Herald Whig
General Scott Thoele/Photo Courtesy of Quincy Herald Whig

Congratulations New Two-Star General Scott Thoele

I read with interest the story in the Quincy Herald Whig (9-24 edition) where Quincy native Scott Thoele had been promoted to Two-Star General in the U.S. Army National Guard.  The promotion ceremony

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Photo by J. Wilds/Keystone/Getty Images

Clean Up Your Act!

I read an article in the Quincy Herald Whig recently regarding a woman who was wearing a t-shirt that had a four letter word on it.  She was flying American Airlines when she was confronted by the pilot who asked that she cover up her shirt so as not to offend the other passengers. Hats off to the pilot!

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Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

Quincy Recyle to Accept Electronic Waste

If you have been sitting back waiting to find out just what to do with your outdated TV's, monitors, printers, computers, keyboards and so forth, your wait may have just ended.

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