The Daily DOB — Oct. 7

October 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — Oct. 7

Sorry for the lack of posts. October is unofficially murder trial month in the area. This week is being spent mostly in Pike County at trial there. Next week, I will be covering the Steson Crider trial, which is expected to go into the following week. On Oct. 26, Gavin Masters’ trial is scheduled to […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 29

September 29, 2015 0 Comments

As I did my morning tour of area media websites, right smack dab in the middle of a photo on a competitor’s website was one of my colleagues. Doug Wilson was covering the Adams County Jail Committee’s meeting on Monday and wound up getting his mug on a competitor’s website. When I was in sports, […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 24

September 24, 2015 0 Comments

It’s looking more and more likely that the Cubs are going to have one shot to make it a memorable October. After Wednesday’s loss to the Brewers and the Cardinals’ win over the Reds, the Cubs fell seven games behind the Cardinals. The Cubs’ chances of winning the National League Central are slim, considering each […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 22

September 22, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — Sept. 22

So the St. Louis Cardinals are in need of a little catching help down the stretch here since Yadier Molina has a thumb injury. As found on Facebook on Monday, a friend had an interesting question: Could the Cardinals activate Matheny and have him catch? The short answer is yes, but the team would have […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 18

September 18, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — Sept. 18

Quincy University on Saturday will unveil a new-look football side to QU Stadium. Over the past year, the school has done $4 million in renovations to the east side of the complex near 20th and Sycamore on the city’s north side. Although I haven’t had the opportunity to step inside the walls and see the […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 17

September 17, 2015 0 Comments

We’re at the doorstep of another weekend of football action. Can we survive another blitz of FanDuel and DraftKings ads? Each daily fantasy sports league website boasts huge monetary payouts for very little investment. I know that it’s possible to win millions on a $2 Powerball ticket. It’s a total game of chance. To do […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 14

September 14, 2015 1 Comment

Sorry for the hiatus. It’s been busy in my world lately. Another weekend of football in the books, including the first week of the NFL. Here’s what I saw: • Illinois is 2-0, baby! Book those bowl game plans now. Or not. Who knows how good the Illini are. Kent State and Western Illinois are […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 4

September 4, 2015 0 Comments

Before I get into today’s topic, I’d like to wish my wife a happy 21st anniversary. Our marriage is legally old enough to drink today. I would also like to thank my parents for paying my wife off to stay with me through the years. Had a chance to hit the road last night and […]

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The Daily DOB — Sept. 1

September 1, 2015 0 Comments

It’s pretty cool that everyone can share their opinions these days thanks to social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. Those websites help give people a voice. When you use that voice, it pays to make sure you’re informed on the issues on which you’re speaking out. My story in Sunday’s Whig on the Quincy […]

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The Daily DOB — Aug. 31

August 31, 2015 0 Comments
The Daily DOB — Aug. 31

It’s really hard to dislike the Cubs. As a Cardinals fan, you have a bit of an automatic hatred for the North Siders because of the rivalry between the teams. When you look at the Cardinals’ success and compare it to the Cubs’ over the years, there is no rivalry. With 19 NL Championship banners […]

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