Pike County, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Police news for Wednesday, June 23

• An 11-year-old girl was arrested on a battery charge at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday after being accused of intentionally striking a 5-year-old with sand. • A man reported that $100 that belonged to him was removed from a checkout money dispenser at Walmart, 1941 W. Morton Ave., about 1:57 p.m. Tuesday.
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Missouri Statewlds.com

Missouri Man Arrested For Meth Charges in Barry

Pike County Sherriff’s Deputies arrested a Missouri man on drug charges last night. Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood said in a press release that at approximately 8PM last night, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a blue 2007 Chrysler passenger vehicle on Decatur Street in Barry. Subsequent to a...
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Adams County, ILwtad.com

New sentencing date set for for former JWCC, QU star

A former John Wood and Quincy University basketball star, who's admitted he stole from clients of his business, will now be sentenced next month. Records show that on Monday, an order was issued setting a July 19th sentencing date for Joel Box in Adams County Circuit Court. That's after a late-April date was stricken. Box pleaded Guilty in March to one count of Theft over $10,000. He was indicted in early August 2019, and arrested in Rockford two weeks later. Box admitted that between November 2018 and June 2019, he took payments for lessons and camps at his business, Joel Box Evolution Basketball, and never held the lessons or camps. The case came to light after the local Better Business Bureau released a statement, warning consumers about Box.
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Griggsville, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Griggsville man accused of home repair fraud

PITTSFIELD — An allegation about home repair fraud has resulted in the arrest of a Griggsville man. Derek E. Greenwood, 38, of Griggsville was arrested Sunday on charges of theft and aggravated home repair fraud, according to a Pike County Sheriff’s Department report.
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Movie Nights in Moorman Park Makes Family Night Even More Fun

The Quincy Park District has announced their annual “Movies in The Park” schedule. Kicking off the summer series will be “Little Giant” on June 4 followed by “The Little Rascals” on July 2 and finally “The Mighty Ducks” on August 6. All three movies are free to attend and will be shown in Moorman Park starting at 8:45 pm. So, pack up a few lawn chairs and blankets (and your favorite movie snacks) and enjoy three summer nights out with the family.
Quincy, ILkhqa.com

Q-Fest returns to the Gem City

QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — After a year-long hiatus at Washington Park due to COVID-19, the highly anticipated Q-Fest returns this weekend. Q-fest is an annual community lead celebration featuring musical acts, culinary arts, and visuals that takes place every fourth weekend of June. The entire community's invited to enjoy food,...
Pleasant Hill, ILwlds.com

Pike Man Arrested On Home Repair Fraud Charges

A Griggsville man was arrested for home repair fraud charges yesterday. Pike County Sheriff David Greenwood says that the Pike County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of alleged home repair fraud from a resident in Pleasant Hill on June 14th. On Sunday, Pike County Sheriff’s Deputies executed a court-authorized search...
Quincy, ILkhqa.com

Section of Jersey Street closed for reconstruction

QUINCY, Ill., (KHQA) — Drivers beware of a reconstruction project in Quincy that will close through traffic on a street in the south part of town. Starting on Tuesday, June 22, workers will begin replacing the water main, manholes, pavement, sidewalks and lighting along Jersey Street. The work means that...
Bluffs, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

For Bluffs, 62621 and 6-26-21 mark once-in-a-century alignment

BLUFFS — The village’s ZIP code will have added significance on Saturday, when it coincides with the calendar — 6-26-21 — for the only time this century. In light of the occasion, the village will hold a special celebration to honor ZIP Code Day. The event will kick off at...
Griggsville, ILkhqa.com

Griggsville man facing home repair fraud, theft charges

PITTSFIELD, Ill., (KHQA) — A man from Griggsville has been arrested and faces charges stemming from a case involving a reported home repair fraud in Pleasant Hill, Illinois. On June 14th, 2021, the Pike County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint concerning the alleged home repair fraud. Derek Greenwood, 38, was...
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The World’s Best Board Game Exists Thanks to a Tiny Illinois Town

This small town in the Tri-State area has a huge claim to fame, and I think it is something that needs to be celebrated!. If you take out Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon, games that are very old, and been around for centuries, the greatest selling board game of all time is Monopoly. Monopoly is know throughout the world, and when it comes to board games to play with friends and family it is rightfully near the top of almost every ones list. But there would be no Monopoly if it wasn't for a a brilliant woman from a small town here in Illinois just 50 miles from Quincy.
Pike County, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Pike sheriff warns of phone scam

PITTSFIELD — The Pike County Sheriff’s Department is warning of a scam that is spoofing the number of the agency — 217-285-5011 — and claiming there is a warrant for the arrest of the person being called. The sheriff’s department said those receiving such a call should not give any...
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Barry Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

A seven-month investigation leads to the arrest of a Barry man on sexual assault charges Friday. The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation learned in November that a minor had allegedly been sexually abused by 50 year old Terry Eisenburg. The investigation led to the filing of charges of...