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pjohnf - New jail or no new jail? - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
CC1 had valid points but I feel that the jail is needed and maybe the price tag can be reduced. A quarter of cent isn't much until you add it up but the need for a new jail outweighs the cost. Yes many taxes once instituted never seem to go away but we will have chance to get rid of politicians who renege on their promise to stop the tax once the jail is paid for. It's different than state…
RandyR1958 - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I'm praying for the family and the detectives on this case. Our town has been a safe place to raise our children without a big police presence, so far. All parents should take the time to have a talk with their children about this. This cannot become a normal in our town!
pjohnf - Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
After years and years of wasteful and out of control spending the proverbial chickens have come home to roost. The state with their unfunded mandates, giveaways to government employees just cannot be sustained any longer. Cities are not without blame but the state has caused much of the trouble and they must to bite the bullet and rein in spending and institute pension reform and cut the size of government.
11thoughtdeep - Reward now offered for info on shooting of Quincy 12 yr old - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
ok what was a 12 yr old doing out at 1 am in the morning???? I heard he was caught breaking in to a house and ate a shotgun blast....Rumors from the hood
migraine_in_qcy - Child shot and killed in Quincy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Congratulations, you are the first person to bring race into this. Nice job. Up until I read your comment, it hadn't occurred to me to even think about what color this kid was, just that a kid is dead and shouldn't be. By the way, there are black people living in affluent neighborhoods right along with white, asian, hispanic...

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Haulin' it for Heroes

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Poker Run set for July 5

The inaugural Haulin’ It For Heroes motorcycle poker run to benefit Six String Heroes takes place Saturday, July 5, in Quincy and the surrounding area.

Six String Heroes provides free guitars and lessons to veterans. The program is based out of Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, with lessons available in Quincy at Second String Music and Vancil Performing Arts.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Second String Music, Fifth and Maine, Quincy. Ride briefing is at 10:30 and bikes will depart by 10:45.

The event finished up at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon about 3 p.m. Riders are invited to stay for the opening ceremonies of the Mid-America Salute To Veterans at the fairgrounds.

The first hand is $10 with additional hands $5 each.

Proceeds will benefit Six String Heroes. For more information about the program and event, contact Mike at (217) 440-0825, or Rodney Hart at (217) 223-8008.


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