Where was Olive Street?

July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Where was Olive Street?

I have a book from 1889 that has the history of Quincy. In this book, it talks about a street back then called Olive. Where was that street? I know Vine turned into College. Jean Kay from the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County provided a map from the 1872 Atlas of Adams County […]

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What can you tell me about grief counselors used by Quincy school system?

June 29, 2015 0 Comments
What can you tell me about grief counselors used by Quincy school system?

When the Quincy school system brings in grief counselors, what are their credentials, where do they come from, and how much are they paid including mileage and room and board? The Quincy School District had school psychologists and social workers on hand at Quincy Junior High School on March 30 to offer support for friends […]

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How long can a pair of shoes hang from a power line? Is there a hidden meaning?

June 28, 2015 1 Comment
How long can a pair of shoes hang from a power line? Is there a hidden meaning?

  I want to know how long a pair of shoes is allowed to hang from utilities lines at the intersection of Seventh and Monroe before the city takes action to remove them. They have been hanging there for about four years. Is there is a statute of limitation in allowing these hanging shoes to […]

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What are the city laws regarding four-wheelers in Quincy?

June 26, 2015 0 Comments
What are the city laws regarding four-wheelers in Quincy?

What are the city laws regarding four-wheelers in Quincy? There are small children (age 4 or 5) who are riding small ones on the streets. They are very difficult to see, and they move fast. You don’t see adult size ATVs on the streets. What about the kids? What about golf carts? What are the […]

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What are they building in front of Wal-Mart next to AT&T and Aspen Dental?

June 25, 2015 0 Comments
What are they building in front of Wal-Mart next to AT&T and Aspen Dental?

What are they building in front of Wal-Mart next to AT&T and Aspen Dental? City planner Chuck Bevelheimer says Quattro Development, an Oak Brook firm, is building a 7,500-square-foot retail center with three tenant spaces. Two of the spaces are 1,600 square feet, and one of the spaces is 4,500 square feet. Addresses for the […]

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Are the taxpayers of Hancock County paying to keep Curtis Lovelace in their jail?

June 18, 2015 0 Comments
Are the taxpayers of Hancock County paying to keep Curtis Lovelace in their jail?

If the Curtis Lovelace murder trial happens in September, he will have been in the Hancock County jail for 13 months. Are the taxpayers of Hancock County paying to keep Lovelace in their jail? Curtis Lovelace has been housed in the Hancock County Jail in Carthage since he was arrested Aug. 27 on first-degree murder […]

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What can you tell us about the building on the northeast corner of Fourth and Delaware?

June 17, 2015 0 Comments
What can you tell us about the building on the northeast corner of Fourth and Delaware?

What can you tell us, past and present, about the building on the northeast corner of Fourth and Delaware that has “Engine House No. 4” in the masonry? Craig Industries is currently headquartered at 401 Delaware, across the street from its manufacturing plant at 325 Payson Avenue. It is the parent company of seven entities […]

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Is the Kiwanis playground being built in Lincoln Park in danger of being flooded?

June 16, 2015 0 Comments
Is the Kiwanis playground being built in Lincoln Park in danger of being flooded?

Do the Kiwanis and Park Board have a contract with Mother Nature? Why will that new $300,000 playground not be subject to flood water as is Clat Adams Park, the playground by the Pier and the park area by KOA Campground that used to be a soccer field but due to high water problems is […]

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What is being built just off U.S. 61 in Lewis County?

June 15, 2015 1 Comment
What is being built just off U.S. 61 in Lewis County?

I have noticed when I’m heading north on U.S. 61 —after the trailer sales place and before the turnoff to go to the riverboat —that there’s a huge blue roller-coaster-like construction on the east side of the road. It has a drive going to it with an entry building. It looks like two to four […]

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Have Dogwood Parade organizers considered allowing participants to see all the entries?

June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Have Dogwood Parade organizers considered allowing participants to see all the entries?

I’d like to get more people to walk with my entry in the Dogwood Parade, but many people don’t want to participate because my entry is near the end (in the 100s) and they won’t see the other entries. People tell me they would rather go downtown to watch the entire parade or stay home […]

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