It has been over a year ago when the Quincy Herald Whig, in their Five on Five feature, asked the question “Is Amtrak Passenger Rail Service Between Hannibal and Quincy a Good Idea?” The consensus over a year ago was that it is a good idea. I agreed then and I still agree now. Last year a group in Hannibal was looking into the feasibility of developing passenger rail service from Hannibal to Quinc
I can't believe I missed it but February 28 was Tooth Fairy Day. It just slipped by me without a thought this year. Before you think the Tooth Fairy is irrelevant, remember everything has some value to it, including teeth.
I was looking over the listing of events for this date in history and I didn't realize how many events have taken place over the years on this date. For instance, in 1961 ABC"s "Wide World of Sports TV anthology premiered.
Illegal immigrants are becoming a problem across the country not just in the larger cities of America. Small town America is experiencing an influx of illegals as well including our immediate area. With that said, I came across a story about the City of Los Angeles recently. Apparently, L.A. is considering a plan to allow illegal immigrants to use library cards to open bank accounts, obtain cash,
I was having a conversation with some friends Sunday when the conversation came up about gang violence in the area. We have been somewhat insulated from this kind of activity but it does exist in the area. It made me wonder just where the worst areas for gang violence are located so I did some research and the top five cities in the United States might surprise you.