Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Trending on the Journal

Recent Comments

pjohnf - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm not discounting response time but Quincy's fire stations are very well placed and the response times would not be affected that severely. It still boils down to the number of fire fighters who arrive initially on the scene that makes the biggest difference in fire fighting. If you don't have the manpower to do the job when you get there it doesn't matter how much time it takes…
quincymike - Quinn: New controls after Medicaid paid for dead - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I only have one question: "When asked about the matter Saturday, a spokesman for Quinn's Republican opponent, wealthy businessman Bruce Rauner, " Why do they have to title Bruce Rauner "wealthy"? Why not just "businessman Bruce Rauner" Questionable bias?
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
gfingers~ good points. I'm curious too. You say "they did a lot better than 2.2". Have you learned how much better yet If better at all? If I recall, all the workers too days without pay when asked when the aldermen didn't. That probably should be considered
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Pokdot69~ I'm not sure what "argument" I was making. All I said was wow 1% thanks (as a tax payer I appreciate them holding the line) and how could anyone complain. Now I know though, some people are just unreasonable
yesqcy - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Tdown~ you're obviously in a dead end job, I'm sorry to hear that, but for anyone to think a 1% raise is extravagant is not being realistic. I tried to agree that the cpi should be a good barometer, that and compare the salary to other comparable employees in other comparable towns. If they are out if line then they are out if line. But if not then what's to complain about other than…

Most Popular

Woman arrested after police find abandoned child

Adams Co. Divorces for April, 18 2014

Aldermen approve transit and fire contracts Updated Video

Firefighters and Bus Drivers contracts to go to City Council

Traffic stopped on Bayview Bridge after car crash

Fowler man arrested for meth possession

New Quincy trash system estimated to begin in January 2015

REBEL MEDIA: Yes, Peoria mayor DID sic police on Tweeter Video

Canton Third Annual Parade of Lights is Dec. 6

1 year, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Businesses, individuals welcome to participate

Canton, Mo. –This year’s Parade of Lights includes a free children’s movie, bonfire, music, and a visit from Jolly ‘Ole Saint Nick.
Canton’s Third Annual Parade of Lights is Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. But the fun starts an hour early with a short movie for the kids—“Shrek the Halls,” at the Lewis Street Playhouse.
In addition, the 4th Street Warehouse Jazz will have live music at the Canton Public Library beginning at 5 p.m. and continuing after the parade. A free will donation is suggested for the entertainment, with proceeds going toward the Buddy Pack Program.
The library also plays host to Santa that evening. Santa will be in the parade and available to visit with children after the parade at the library. Lewis Street Playhouse will offer concessions.
Any business, organization, or individual participating in the parade can have a motorized vehicle or trailer decorated in a holiday theme, and must have functional lighting. Parade participants are encouraged to hand out candy and other items, but are asked not to throw candy as it is a hazard to children at night.
Parade participants are asked to donate a minimum of $5 or a new unwrapped gift. The gifts will be donated to NECAC, and can be dropped off during business hours at Horner Insurance in downtown Canton. To register, stop by or call Richard Horner’s Shelter Insurance office at 573-288-3734.
All parade floats are to be in line on Second Street behind the school by 5:30 p.m. The parade steps off at the intersection of South Second and Washington streets, proceeds north to Lewis Street, turns west to South Fourth St., south to Montgomery Street, west to South Seventh St., north to Nesmith Street, east to North Sixth St., south to Route 16, east to North Fourth St., and south to Lewis Street, where it ends with a bonfire in Central Park with S’mores and more.
The Canton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the children’s movie, and the Canton Kiwanis are sponsoring the music. Up-to-date information can be found at cantonmochamber.com or facebook.com/CantonMOChamber. For more information, call Canton Chamber of Commerce President Mark Fryer at 573-288-8300 or e-mail him at staff@cantonmochamber.com.


From the Newsroom

QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 2 hours, 27 minutes ago

Mayor holds second town hall in first year - Light crowd has few questions at forum http://t.co/DXmooypCBf
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 3 hours, 31 minutes ago

Quincy Police Blotter for April 23, 2014 http://t.co/7sUyYl7u7r
QuincyJournal on Twitter

QuincyJournal 3 hours, 31 minutes ago

Friends of the Log Cabins to hold work day - Preservation efforts will take place this Saturday http://t.co/PjpSYXRHZW
nichols120 on Twitter

nichols120 15 hours, 1 minute ago

It is a fine art! "@mthopf: While the town hall meeting may not have lasted long, @nichols120 and I discussed the fine art of hotdogs."