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Real estate transfers in Pike County from Aug. 1-5, 2022

Muddy River News transaction information is obtained from Illinois Real Estate Transfer Declaration forms accompanying recorded documents. Dates provided may differ from actual transaction or recording dates. Further details may be obtained from the PTAX form or recorded documents. Jessica D. Howland of Pittsfield sold a residence at 418 E....
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Pair Accused of Money Laundering

Ottumwa police say a pair of individuals printed multiple fake checks in a money laundering operation. 32-year-old Randi Hanrahan of Ottumwa has been charged with money laundering, a Class C felony, and two counts of forgery, a Class D felony. 48-year-old Zachary Nokes of Camp Point, Illinois has been charged...

Charges of making contact with sheriff’s deputy, hitting babysitter with Jeep to be dropped in plea negotiation with Quincy man

QUINCY — A case against a Quincy man charged with two felonies in connection with a June 11 incident has been set for a plea on Aug. 31. Lenard M. Miller, 41, did not appear with attorney Drew Schnack on Wednesday morning in Adams County Circuit Court. However, Schnack told Judge Roger Thomson he recently received an offer of probation as part of a fully negotiated plea from the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office and that Miller would accept it.

Two women in Pike County Jail facing burglary, theft charges

PIKE COUNTY, Ill. — Two women are in the Pike County Jail and are charged with residential burglary and theft. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched at 7:03 p.m. July 31 to a residence located along the Perry Fishhook Blacktop in reference to a residential burglary and theft complaint. After an investigation, two suspects were identified.

QPD Blotter for Aug. 15, 2022

Jessica L Hibbert, 39, Quincy for Illegal Dumping at 613 N. 8th. NTA 271. Laaken L. Logsdon (33) Homeless, Quincy for new charges of retail theft,and possession of meth. FTA for retail theft, failure to reduce speed, shoplifting, and poss of meth. Lodged 104. Dylan H. Dyel (20) 1024 N....

Drive sober or get pulled over enforcement campaign runs Aug. 19 to Sept. 6

QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department is partnering with the Illinois State Police and law enforcement across the state to stop impaired driving and help save lives. The high-visibility “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign runs from Aug. 19 through the early-morning hours of Sept. 6. During this period, law enforcement will be stepping up efforts focused on impaired, unbuckled and distracted drivers.

The Maschhoffs Support New JWCC Ag Sciences Complex as Platinum Donor

Construction of the facility began last September at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center and the U of I Agricultural Research and Demonstration Center in Baylis, IL. The newly completed facility houses offices and classrooms, an exposition/arena space and an animal care unit. The building will address multiple agricultural education and development issues in West Central Illinois and further enhance research, teaching and activities throughout the region.

David Ziegler retires after 35 years

Dr. David Ziegler, Professor of Chemistry, has retired from full-time teaching after celebrating 35 years of service to Hannibal-LaGrange University. In addition to serving as a chemistry professor for over 30 years, Dr. Ziegler has also taught classes in physical science, astronomy, and earth science. He will be staying on in a part-time capacity in the science department.

Two physicians join Illini Rural Health Clinic

PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Dr. Dakota Lammy and Dr. Alborz Javadzadeh have joined the medical staff of Illini Rural Health Clinic. Lammy is a family medicine provider. Born in Alton and raised in Calhoun County, Lammy earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford and completed a three-year family medicine residency with Franciscan Health of Indianapolis. He has a special interest in preventive medicine, diabetes care, and hypertension and cholesterol management.

Local births from Aug. 4-11, 2022

A girl was born to Aaron and Kelly Emory of Coatsburg at 12:04 p.m. on Aug. 4. A girl was born to Nick and Kara Sweet of Canton, Mo., at 3:34 a.m. on Aug. 5. A boy was born to Devon Gibson of Quincy and Cassandra Bower of LaPrairie at 6:22 p.m. on Aug. 8.

15 Exciting Things To Do In Quincy Illinois

If you’re looking for things to do in Quincy, Illinois, look no further!. Also known as the “Gem City,” Quincy, Illinois is located in western Illinois, near the point where Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois meet. Quincy gained its nickname as a “gem” when it first started to flourish in the 1800s.

Louisiana Elks assist more than 350 Pike County students

PIKE COUNTY, Mo. — Members of the Louisiana Elks Lodge #791 assisted more than 350 Pike County students with back to school clothing shopping the week of August 8th. On two nights, members of the Lodge helped Walmart employees check the families thru with their clothing purchases. The Elks...

Utah man in Pike County Jail on drug charges after traffic stop in Barry

BARRY, Ill. — A Utah man is in the Pike County Jail facing drug charges after a traffic stop. The Pike County Sheriff’s Department, while working for the city of Barry, conducted a traffic stop at 8:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7 on I-72 near mile post 20 on a white 2015 Chevrolet passenger car.

Northeast Missouri bicyclist killed in Sunday night crash

RALLS COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri bicyclist was killed late Sunday evening while trying to cross a major highway. It happened just before 11 p.m. on U.S. Highway 61, one mile south of Hannibal. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Nicholas Clark, 30, of Hannibal,...

Bushmeyer comes home as part of Gem City Music Festival

Ever since a trip to Nashville with the Quincy High School Show Choir, Annie Bushmeyer knew she wanted to move there and be a performer, but she had no idea that her life’s path would turn into its own country song. Nobody kicked her dog or dented her truck....