Dorothy Tracy, Dot Foods co-founder, dies at 91
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Dorothy Tracy, Dot Foods co-founder, dies at 91

Dorothy Tracy, co-founder of Dot Foods, has died, the Mount Sterling-based company announced.

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Quincy announces $500K relief package
Illinois News

Quincy announces $500K relief package

As the COVID-19 virus continues to sicken thousands of Americans, Quincy's City Council is planning to throw a lifeline to small businesses in the city in hopes of negating the economic impacts of the pandemic that has killed more than 1,000 people in the U.S.

Quincy man gets 18-year prison sentence for battering teen who later drowned
Illinois News

Quincy man gets 18-year prison sentence for battering teen who later drowned

A Quincy man accused of violating an order of protection for a Quincy teenager who drowned last October was sentenced to 18 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after entering a guilty plea.

Funeral homes changing practices in response to COVID-19
Quincy News

Funeral homes changing practices in response to COVID-19

The novel coronavirus, which has sickened thousands of Americans and hundreds of people worldwide, has taken a toll on schools, restaurants, bars, the airline industry, retail stores, hotels and motels, and other businesses.

Police & Courts

Jail taking steps to prevent COVID-19 cases

Regularly exceeding its capacity of about 120 inmates, the Adams County Jail has seen its average population dip this month, in an effort to keep the novel coronavirus from entering the facility.

Titan International continues to produce 'essential' products
Business

Titan International continues to produce 'essential' products

While Paul Reitz is confident about the future, he is also realistic concerning the present. "No one really knows when it will again be ‘business as usual,' " he said.

Transportation

Adams County bridge to close for painting

The bridge carrying East 2873rd Lane -- Siloam Springs Road -- over McKee Creek in eastern Adams will close next week for painting.

Education

QPS leadership 'on full display' in coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic took center stage at Wednesday night's Quincy School Board meeting where the discussion had been expected to focus on next steps following last week's defeat of the education fund tax increase.

Arts community steps up to help in a difficult time
Quincy News

Arts community steps up to help in a difficult time

Laura Sievert said the idea came to her a few days ago. A mother of two young boys, Sievert felt creating a virtual type of learning experience for youngsters — one that includes an element of entertainment — would prove beneficial.

'I haven't seen a passenger from my view in my office in several days' says Quincy airport director
Transportation

'I haven't seen a passenger from my view in my office in several days' says Quincy airport director

When two Cessna 402 touched down at Quincy Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon from St. Louis and Chicago, not a single passenger disembarked from the planes.

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