Lincoln the Lawyer program will be today at 2 p.m. on the Square.
QUINCY — The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees will be the host of an open forum for community members to provide input on characteristics needed in the search of the college’s next president. Pauly Group, Inc., of Springfield has been contracted by the board of trustees to facilitate the search for the person […]
PLEASANT HILL, Ill. — A Pleasant Hill man is in the Pike County Jail for failing to register as a murderer and violent offender against youth. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department and Pleasant Hill Police Department initiated a criminal investigation in May 12. That investigation led to the May 19 arrest of Christian M. Beck, […]
MACOMB — A total of 1,080 undergraduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2022 spring dean’s list. To receive this award, an undergraduate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0, which equals an A in a minimum of 12 credit hours of graded […]
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Now that May has arrived, many landscapes are full of blooming plants and the buzz of bees. When you mention bees to most people, images of golden-yellow honey bees come to mind. However, there is a lot more to bees than honey bees. In fact, there are over 20,000 bee species worldwide and around 500 species of bees […]
As you’ll read in a moment, 11 voters left Babe Ruth off their hall of fame ballot back in the day. Was it because of Babe’s indiscretions off the field? If so, how did Ty Cobb get more votes? Has anyone read of Cobb’s checkered background? This really baffles me … Welcome to today’s three thoughts that make up Vol. 291 of The Daily Dirt.
QUINCY — Quincy Notre Dame High School graduated its second class of 83 students on May 15. The commencement address was given by John Spring, former mayor of Quincy and past executive director of the QND Foundation. Ray Heilmann, former Quincy Notre Dame principal, gave the invocation. Msgr. Leo Enlow, pastor of The Church of […]
Western Illinois University Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadet Trevor W. Woolson, of Warsaw, IL, was commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Friday, May 13, at WIU. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and will be serve as an armor officer in the Texas Army National Guard.
QUINCY — St. Francis Solanus Parish will hold its annual parish picnic from 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, June 11. The picnic will offer a variety of food and beverages, live music, cash raffle, silent auction, basket raffle, dunk tank, kids’ games, train ride, bounce houses and more. The Heidelberg Band will play from 5:30 to 7:30 […]
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Warren Mason, 29, formerly of the 1400 block of N. Third in Quincy, was sentenced Tuesday to 60 months imprisonment, to be followed by 48 months of supervised release, for distributing more than five grams of 99 percent pure methamphetamine on two occasions in Quincy. At the sentencing hearing, U.S. District Judge […]