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ONCEMORE1 - QPD Blotter for April 25, 2015 - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your hyperbole aside, your comparison is hardly apt. A zoning violation pales next to your felonious examples. But for the sake of argument, if you would comprehend my comment, you would see I did not question the validity of the law involved, only what it means to me. I prefer to choose my battles and this is one that does not apply to me. I do not know the parties invoved, their actions…
yesqcy - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I agree, however makes the cuts when necessary not anticipated. And make them elsewhere not public safety. Better yet, no cuts and raise your revenue stream
WarCry - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Since you continue to (falsely) claim that there won't be any revenue shortages, I'm going to continue to show that you're wrong. If you don't like the quote from the article here on Quincy Journal, try this one from February 18th on WGEM: "In his first budget address Wednesday, Governor Bruce Rauner said municipalities will face cuts. Governor Rauner proposed cutting local…
Sv3 - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There isn't anything stopping them from revisiting the trash debacle. And the world is truly coming to an end... I agree with Warcry, and now must up vote him. Ugh...
WmMunny - Council adopts budget by 8-6 vote - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Some financial professionals recommend folks have in savings either 6 months income or an amount equal to 6 months of debt. If this city was run the same way we'd have $15.9 million in reserves. Of course then the liberals would be screaming spend ... Spend .... SPEND!

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Tornado touches down near Hannibal

1 year, 11 months ago by Bob Gough

45-50% of Hannibal still without power

Photo courtesy of Delores Woodhurst

The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado touched down near Hannibal, Mo. Monday night, but straight-line winds caused most of Monday night's damage to the town.

Hannibal Board of Public Works's Director of Communications Cindy Livesay says 45 to 50% of Hannibal residents are still without power. 

Crews are working around the clock and Livesay said Hannibal has called in help from other communities.

She added there are still several power lines down as well.

"The best thing for people to do is to completely stay away from those.  We do have crews responding to those as they come in," said Livesay. "The problem is that the more we get out and survey the area, the more of that damage we're finding."

Livesay said there's no time estimate as to when power may be restored completely at this time. 

Several Hannibal parks were damaged last night as well. 

Assistant Supervisor for the Hannibal Parks and Recreation Department Mary Lynn Richards said they're going to lose a lot of trees.

"It looks like a war zone.  All these beautiful trees down, and the roads are impassable," said Richards. "But I went through and every shelter, bathroom and playground is ok."

As of Monday:

The Hannibal Police Department is without power. HPD requested that people stay in their homes and restrict driving. Center. Roads are nearly impassible in downtown Hannibal. Numerous traffic crashes were reported.

The storm snapped tree limbs filling roadways with debris. There are reports of numerous downed power lines and several gas leaks within the city.

Emergency officials are calling on emergency crews from neighboring counties for assistance.

NWS said the tornado was located “near Hannibal” at 7:45 p.m. and headed northeast at 45 mph. It also produced ping pong ball-sized hail.

Hannibal Public Schools canceled classes for Tuesday because of the number of trees down throughout the community.


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