A Tragic Christmas: Remembering The Victims of Quincy’s St. Francis School Fire
A short and simple bit of general news was mixed in with dozens of other announcements in the Quincy Daily Journal on Dec. 14, 1899: "The children of the parochial school of St. Francis church are practicing for a play to be given the day after Christmas." Sadly, that play never happened.
Hannibal Cavemen Postpone Tuesday Night Game
Tonight's (Tue., June 16) Hannibal Cavemen game against Richmond has been postponed due to wet grounds at Clemens Field. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader tomorrow (Wed., June 17) starting at 4 p.m.
Memorial Day Exhibition Game Cancelled at Clemens Field
The Hannibal Cavemen have announced the exhibition game between the Cavemen and the Hannibal American Legion has been cancelled. The game was scheduled for Monday at 6:35 p.m. at Clemens Field.
Hannibal Cavemen Announce Meet and Greet for Fans and Press
The Hannibal Cavemen will be hosting a “Meet and Greet and Find Your Seat” event at Clemens Field on Tuesday, May 26.
Website Ranks Quincy Junior High School in Top 10 ‘Most Haunted’
It was brought to our attention recently that Quincy Junior High School was ranked #7 in a list of "Top 10 Most Haunted Schools in Illinois" by paranormal website TrueIllinoisHaunts.com in a newsletter entitled "Legends & Lore of Illinois."
Piano Concert to Raise Funds for a Service Dog for Callie Frese
A benefit piano concert will be held this Saturday (Dec. 21st) at the Eagle's Nest Hotel & Conference Center, 300 Gardner Expressway in Quincy.
Quincy Comedy Favorite, Longhorn the Comedian, Returning to The State Room October 25
You could call Longhorn the Comedian a man on a mission. What the mission is, however, might surprise you. Once you get to know a little about the man you'll soon learn that comedy provides a great outlet to help spread the word about his biggest passion -- his love for his country and his never-ending gratitude for veterans.
Rally Time: Donations Sought for Young Quincy Girl in Need of Service Dog
Quincy and area residents are known for their generosity. When one of their own needs help the people will rally around that person and do what it takes. It's time to put the rally caps on once again.
Man Card Revoked if a Guy Likes ‘The Voice?’
I’m a guy. I like “guy” things. I like baseball. I like football. It doesn't get much manlier than hockey and I like that, too. I enjoy an occasional cigar and a couple cold beers. I have a tattoo – it may have a flower on it but it’s a “manly” looking flower...
A Dad’s Account Of His Daughter’s First Day of Kindergarten
The countdown started months ago. “Dad, how many days till I start school?” For an excited five-year-old, the days before her first day of kindergarten seem to drag on and on. In last couple of weeks, the countdown became an everyday occurrence. “Twelve more days,” … “seven more days,” … “one more day,” … and then, just like that, the big day is here.