Quincy Notre Dame in their game against Macomb Friday evening at QND. Click here to see more photos or to buy reprints. (H-W Photo/Philip Carlson)
Quincy High School’s Alex McNay, left, loses the football after taking a hard hit from Alton’s Cody Calvert, bottom right, during Friday night’s football action at Flinn Stadium in Quincy. (H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
Steve’s B&W Extras
Don Mowen from East of Quincy sits on a wheel rake as he listens to the auctioneer rattle off bids during a gigantic farm machinery auction at Sullivan Auctioneers in Hamilton Thursday. More than 2600 people from 11 different states bid on more than 2 million dollars worth of used farm equipment. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Chris Pearson, an oiler with Armstrong Crane and Rigging, Inc., prepares a massive crane to lift a 80 ft. section of tower, as construction on a wind turbine near Plainville, continues Thursday, August 27, 2009. The new Adams Electric Cooperative’s wind turbine, with a height of 335 Ft. to the tip of the blade will generate 2,500 MWh of energy per year, enough for about 200-300 homes. (H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
Gabrielle Deege gets right up front to look at the pictures during the Quincy Public Library’s, Story Time. The children got up to dance in between books teaching numbers and letters. In the end, the children were helped by their mothers with a craft project. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Larry Greenwood from Eolia Mo. throws his hands up in the air then covers his face as Claire McCaskill tries to explain her position on health care reform at a town Hall meeting Monday morning at Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
William Hannegan from St. Louis Mo. holds a holds up a sign about health care reform as state senator Wes Shoemyer from Clarence and state representative Paul Quinn from Monroe City watch the Health Care Town Hall meeting at Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal, Monday. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Randy Doty from Hannibal tries to clarify his question to U. S. Senator Claire McCaskill at a town Hall meeting Monday morning at Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Many people take positions as Claire McCaskill tries to explain her position on health care reform at a town Hall meeting Monday morning at Veterans Elementary School in Hannibal. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Isn’t it amazing what Miracle-Gro and manure and prayers can do, if you ask God? Here is a 10-foot tomato plant. (Photo submitted by Ernest Cox.)
Picture of Max Wedding of Quincy, Illinois. Max killed his first wild boar on August 21,2009 in Pawnee, OK. Max is 6 years old and took the wild boar with a crossbow at 20 yards. The wild boar weighed in at 170 pounds, and has 3 inch tusks. Max is a first grade student at St. Peters School.
He was hunting with his father, David Wedding. Photo submitted by David Wedding
Father Jim Wheeler sits under a tree in Clat Adams Park Monday afternoon and watching a barge head down stream toward the dam. Fr. Jim said he’s just down here “enjoying the weather and all of gods creations”. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Donna Allen dances through the parking lot during the 5th annual TNT Action Sports Parrothead Bike Night and Street Dance in the Maine Center parking lot, and on Maine Street between 5th and 6th Saturday Night. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Annie Olin from Quincy, left, and her daughter Crystal Dinwiddie from New London, Mo., enjoy the sights and sounds of the 5th annual TNT Action Sports Parrothead Bike night and Street Dance in the Maine Center parking lot , and on Maine Street between 5th and 6th Saturday Night. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
David Ramthun from Palmyra, reflected in the mirror, talks about bikes with Chet Leasman from Ursa at the 5th annual TNT Action Sports Parrothead Bike night and Street Dance in the Maine Center parking lot , and on Maine Street between 5th and 6th Saturday Night. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
QHS’ Luke Niederhauser chips out of the trap on the 11th green during the 60th annual QHS Invitational golf tournament at Westview Golf Coarse Saturday. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Elizabeth Paxton from Quincy and Bert Janssen from Clayton, Il. dance the Polka to music from The Heidelburg German Band in South Park as Germanfest celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
These double rainbows were shot over Monroe City, Mo. and submitted by Bill Williams
This bobcat was checking out my aunt’s fake deer in her front yard on 8/18/09, it seemed quite confused once it got close enough. My aunt lives 1 mile SE of Palmyra. Photo was taken by Delores Drebes of Palmyra and submitted by Bill Williams
Security guard Jim Vandament, lower right, gives a playground safety and rules presentation to first-graders at Madison School Wednesday, August 19, 2009. The school has implemented a “Positive Behavior in Schools” program to teach students proper behavior skills related to attending school. (H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
First-graders Dillon Harrison, left, and Anthony Cunningham renew acquaintances before the start of the first school day Wednesday morning at Berrian School. “We went to the same class last year,” Cunningham said of the friendship.
(H-W Photo/Philip Carlson)
Judy Flowers of Bowling Green, Mo., contemplates her next brush stroke, while painting in Central Park in Hannibal Wednesday, August 19, 2009. She and a few friends have been meeting at the park in a small informal group with retired Hannibal High School teacher, Pat Kerns, each Wednesday to paint and exchange ideas. (H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
Bobbi Mock from Camp Point, walks by one of the quilts on display during John Wood Community College’s first Community Education Expo Tuesday, in the lower level of the Paul Heath Center. When asked if she would like to be able to make the quilt, Mock replied, “I like the quilt, but there are too many little squares for me”. The expo gave the public the chance to learn about the personal interest / noncredit classes offered at JWCC this fall. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
A flock of pigeons fly over City Hall Monday evening, August 17, 2009, as skies begin to clear after steady rain during the day. (H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
Four-year-old Ethan Wiemelt, of Quincy, grimaces as he has his hair cut by stylist Hope Aden of the Urban Edge Salon as part of the Back-to-School Help Fair Saturday morning in Teen Reach. Along with haircuts, area children received school supplies, clothes, immunizations and other health screenings. The event was sponsored by First Baptist Church. (H-W Photo/Philip Carlson)
Elizabeth Hammock, left and her cousin, Elise Hammock, both 4 years old, hang on tight as the go around the speedway on “The Speedway” at the K of C Barbecue Friday evening. The barbecue features entertainment, carnival rides, games of all types, and lots of food and drink. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
From left, Herb Wand and Eric Green of Fischer Builders, Inc., Quincy, hold a stained glass window in place at Quincy University Francis Hall tower Friday, August 14, 2009. The stained glass windows are being replaced on all four sides of the tower in preparation for its lighting during the University’s 150th celebration kickoff on Sunday, August 23, around 9:00 p.m.
(H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
Children enjoy “stretching” their imagination, while visiting the mirror fun house at the annual Knights of Columbus Barbecue Thursday evening, August 13, 2009. The event, which runs through Sunday, includes carnival rides, games, and lots of food.
(H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)
The Quincy Gems celebrate their win over Chillicothe for the Prospect League Championship Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at QU-Stadium in Quincy.
(H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)