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eaglebeaky - Susan Rice Flashback: Bergdahl Served ‘With Honor and Distinction’ - Quincy, IL News - Q
I'm not "playing devils advocate"... The fact of the matter is, as of right now Bergdahl has not been convicted of treason, and we don't try people in absentia. Personally, I do think he's (more than likely) guilty of the crimes that he has been charged with... And actually as far as I'm concerned that's all the MORE reason that we DID need to get him back, so that he WILL…
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eaglebeaky - Susan Rice Flashback: Bergdahl Served ‘With Honor and Distinction’ - Quincy, IL News - Q
OK, that's fair. But then what's the answer? ( I personally think he's guilty, but that's neither here nor there.) If we leave him there, we're breaking a very important promise that we make to everyone who enlists -- not to leave our own people behind. But if he's guilty, and you're saying we should've left him there? Where is his accountability (and the…
migraine_in_qcy - Susan Rice Flashback: Bergdahl Served ‘With Honor and Distinction’ - Quincy, IL News - Q
If Bergdahl were convicted of treason, would we still be obligated to get him back? What if he publicly renounced his citizenship? What if he were captured on camera shooting at American troops? At what point in your mind does America no longer owe him? Do you really think there are innocents being held in Gitmo? Just random Afghani's that were minding their own business herding goats or something,…
pjohnf - Illinois bill would bar public funds for graduation speakers - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Welch, D-Hillside, criticized the proposal, saying it's "micromanaging." Call it whatever you want Welch, apparently the legislature isn't providing enough oversight on university budgets since they waste tax dollars on commencement speakers. It's a good bill and should be passed to help rein in wasteful government spending.

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RSVP Volunteers Recognized at Banquet

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Twelve former RSVP volunteers were inducted into the RSVP Hall of Fame

Adams County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) recently held its 38th annual recognition banquet on Tuesday, October 25, at the Quincy Senior  and Family Resource Center.

Twelve former RSVP volunteers were inducted into the RSVP Hall of Fame.  Inductees were as follows:  William Abbott (deceased), Elizabeth Albertson (deceased); Warren Bard (deceased); Virginia Blentlinger (deceased); Lucy Drake (deceased), Vivian Duffy, Quincy; Rosalie Jacobs, Quincy; Max Johnson (deceased); Virgil Niewohner (deceased); Ruth Sheer (deceased); and Robert and Virginia Stark, Quincy.

Adams County Senior Citizens Council was given the Supporting Our Success award.

Special recognition was given to members who have been active in the program for a significant number of years.  Those recognized were as follows:

·         30 years of service: Loretta Garrison, Quincy.

·         25 years of service: Dorothy Snyder, Quincy

·         20 years of service: Mary Lou Hensley, Ken Mehl, Bea Schwartz, Lois Steele, Marilyn Stieghorst, Janet Stockton all Quincy

·         15 years of service: Janice Pritchard, Clayton; Harriett Hull, Mendon; Jim Cahill, Dora Cheney, Bernice Colgrove, Alfred Ebbing, Evelyn Gengenbacher, Lois Lepper, Hazel Mills, Ralph Mortimore, Joann Thrasher, Mary Witte all of Quincy; and William Franklin McMullen, Taylor, Mo.

·         10 years of service: Pauline Allen, Payson; Alvera Bosse, Rosie Foster, Pat Groce, Francis Guither, Melvin Hopper, Cathern Hoyt, Marilyn Kuppler, Wanda O'Hara, Betty Peters, Barbara Reinhart, Ronald Reinhart, Marjorie Robertson, Loretta Rottman, Carlene Rouse, Bev Schuette, Robert Spring, Virginia Wolverton all of Quincy.

·         Five years of service: Gene O'Leary, Camp Point;  John Cooley, Coatsburg; Loretta Fuller, Payson;  Don Altheide, Alvera Bardon, Barbara Bockhaus, Susan Bruce, Jerry Day, Pat Emerick, Ethel Finlay, Ben Giannell, Lucille Grawe, Rita Hildebrand, Martha Koetters, Phyllis LaRoche, Rosalyn Mast, Dorothy Masten, Inez Neuser, Mary Prior, Dolores Thomas, Judy Tribbett, Martha Tuley, Jana Wagner, Jean Walton, Joe Winkelmann, Patti Woodruff, Richard Woolfolk, all of Quincy; and Glenna Brandstatt, Palmyra, Mo.;


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