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Two women accused of burglary, theft

PITTSFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — Two Illinois women are behind bars facing multiple charges including theft and burglary. On July 31, 2022, the Pike County Sheriff’s Department began investigating a burglary that took place at a home located along the Perry Fishhook Blacktop. So far two women have been...
BARRY, IL
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Hannibal man sentenced on gun charges

A Hannibal man on Monday was sentenced to prison after he was caught with stolen firearms in 2020. Ronald Allen, 46, was sentenced to five years and three months in prison. Hannibal police and the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office were investigating the theft of firearms when they located Allen on Dec. 24, 2020 in a home in Hannibal.
HANNIBAL, MO
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Rebuild Illinois program to provide funding for LaSalle Veterans’ Home

LASALLE – Facilities at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs statewide are receiving $331 million in capital funding to address emergency and deferred maintenance projects. The LaSalle Veteran’s home will be receiving a portion of that funding, however a bulk of the funds would be directed at the home in Quincy, which will see multiple improvement projects. The plans for the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy include nearly $300 million spent on upgrading buildings, infrastructure, utilities, landscaping, and the demolition of aging buildings and expansion of the campus. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides long-term health care, education, mental health, housing, and employment to eligible veterans.
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Passenger facing charges after traffic stop

PITTSFIELD, Ill. (KHQA) — A man from Utah was arrested in Barry, Illinois, after the Chevy car he was riding in was pulled over on Interstate 72 near mile post 20. A Pike County Sheriff's deputy, while working for the city of Barry, conducted the traffic stop on Sunday, August 7 at 8:50 p.m.
BARRY, IL
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Miles to miss Palmyra Season Opener due to disciplinary action

Palmyra High School announced Wednesday Morning that head football coach Kevin Miles will be serving a one-game leave of absence for a failure of locker room supervision. Miles will be sitting out his team's season opener on August 26th against Hallsville. Tyler Krietemeyer will serve as the team's interim head coach and play caller for that contest.
PALMYRA, IL
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Cool Kids Fundraiser

Canton Immanuel United Methodist Church volunteer held a yard and bake sale fundraiser at the church on Aug. 5-6 with proceeds to benefit children’s ministries including the Cool Kids program. The event was a big success with many people finding deals, delicious baked goods and supporting the cause.
CANTON, MO
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Quincy Police Department accepting applications

QUINCY, Ill. (KHQA) — The Quincy Police Department is now accepting applications for recruits to fill 10 vacant positions. Anyone interested in pursuing a career as a Quincy police officer can download the application form at this website. Paper applications are also available at the Quincy Police Department and...
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New JWCC Agricultural Sciences Complex to build leadership in ag

BAYLIS, Ill. (KHQA) — Hundreds of people attended a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday morning for the new John Wood Community College (JWCC) Agricultural Sciences Complex, which will serve as cornerstone in building and shaping the future of agriculture. "Today is truly a defining moment for that partnership and...
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LEROY COLLIER

Leroy D. Collier, 92 of Canton, Missouri, died August 7, 2022 at the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton. The son of Irvin and Anna Gassen Collier was born on August 24, 1929 at Higginsville, Missouri. He was united in marriage to Mary C. Suppenbach on November 25, 1949 at...
CANTON, MO
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Thriller at The Hop: Broekemeier's walk-off slam lifts Dragons to conference title

ALTON - Erik Broekemeier thought he got jammed. Good thing the Alton River Dragons designated hitter was wrong. And by being wrong, Broekemeier  turned in the biggest hit of his life. Broekemeier's walk-off grand slam gave the River Dragons an 8-7 victory over the Quincy Gems in the Prospect League's Western Conference championship game at Lloyd Hopkins Field, sending 1,199 fans as well as River Dragons players and coaches into delirium. It also sent the River Dragons into the league championship series beginning Thursday at home against the Eastern Conference champion Chillicothe Paints, a 7-4 winner at the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp.
ALTON, IL
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Rebuild Illinois program to provide funding for LaSalle Veterans’ Home

LASALLE – Facilities at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs statewide are receiving $331 million in capital funding to address emergency and deferred maintenance projects. The LaSalle Veteran’s home will be receiving a portion of that funding, however a bulk of the funds would be directed at the home in Quincy, which will see multiple improvement projects. The plans for the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy include nearly $300 million spent on upgrading buildings, infrastructure, utilities, landscaping, and the demolition of aging buildings and expansion of the campus. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides long-term health care, education, mental health, housing, and employment to eligible veterans.
QUINCY, IL
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Missouri man sentenced to more than 5 years in prison on gun charge

U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Clark on Monday sentenced a man from Hannibal who was caught with stolen firearms to five years and three months in prison. Hannibal police and the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office were investigating the theft of firearms when they located Ronald Allen on Dec. 24, 2020, in a home in Hannibal. Officers found three stolen semi-automatic pistols, drug paraphernalia, prescription pains, and marijuana in the home, Allen’s plea agreement says.
HANNIBAL, MO
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