Matthew Kirby submitted these photos of the annual Hannibal Band Day field show. The parade and field show celebrate local high school marching bands and is usually held on the second Tuesday in October.
Pike County, Illinois
The Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials has funds available to assist income-eligible households with natural gas, propane and electric bills, as well as furnace assistance. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is available in Adams, Brown, Pike, and Schuyler counties. Eligibility requirements are different than in years past. Households must be at or […]
SPRINGFIELD — The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal announced Wednesday the recipients of the one-time Illinois Fire Department COVID-19 Relief Grant, and four fire departments in Adams and Pike counties were among those selected. In Adams County, the Clayton Fire Protection District received $7,952; the Ursa Fire Protection District received $1,939; and the […]
The Pike County (Ill.) Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation Serving West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri has an opportunity to grow its fund by up to $50,000 through a dollar-for-dollar matching donation challenge. Through the “Double Down for Pike County” effort, every gift made to the Pike County Endowment Fund by Dec. 31 will be […]
BAYLIS, Ill. — John Wood Community College held its 18th annual Ag Alumni Association Livestock Judging Invitational on Sept. 17 at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center. The event was sponsored by ADM Animal Nutrition and Moorman’s ShowTec and hosted by JWCC Agriculture Alumni Association and Livestock Evaluation Club. Two-hundred and sixty students from 20 Illinois and Missouri high schools, FFA and […]
Quincy Medical Group is offering drive-through flu shot clinics in Barry, Ill., Keokuk, Iowa, Mount Sterling, Ill., Pittsfield, Ill., and Quincy, Ill., for people ages 2 and over. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling the phone number listed with each location. All those attending the flu shot clinics are asked to wear […]
John Wood Community College President Mike Elbe chats with MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough about his tenure at 48th and Harrison. MRN This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
John Wood Community College Board of Trustees heard an update on Governor JB Pritzker’s COVID executive order requiring employees and students in higher education to get vaccinated or test weekly at Wednesday’s board meeting. JWCC is working with SHIELD Illinois from the University of Illinois to implement a testing program for all JWCC sites, plus […]
BAYLIS, Ill. — John Wood Community College president Mike Elbe called it a “defining moment for our region.” The official groundbreaking ceremony of the Orr Multipurpose Agriculture Facility was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center. More than 125 people attended the event. The ceremony showcased a 44-year educational partnership with the […]
The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees heard a report from JWCC President Michael Elbe regarding the official groundbreaking ceremony of the Orr Multipurpose Agriculture Facility at its meeting Wednesday night. The event will be held on August 24, at 10:00 a.m., at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center in Baylis, IL. “The official groundbreaking […]