Roundup: fairground fire, boy with autism arrested & a shooting standoff

Foul play suspected in early morning fairground blaze

Two vital pieces to the Appanoose County Fairgrounds were destroyed in an early Monday morning fire and now Appanoose County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for tips that could lead to the arrest and prosecution of those involved.


MHP to Host free heart health workshop

If youâ??re interested in having a healthier heart, this workshop is for you.


Safety Expo termed a success

The annual Safety Expo Saturday at Gordonâ??s Grove in Hamilton, Ill., drew 800 people to the four-hour event despite temperatures on the crisp side and a brisk breeze.


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Local defender weighs in on supreme court decision

A recent State Supreme Court decision to have state public defense lawyers log their hours could result in potential clients being turned away.


Boy with autism arrested for assault after police called to classroom

A Quincy mother is upset over the way she said school officials treated her son who has autism during an incident Friday at Baldwin South Intermediate School.


Shooting leads to standoff in Columbia

Columbia Police have released a statement saying that they did not find the suspect inside the house, although they have recovered an unspecified amount of narcotics, firearms, and ammunition from the residence.


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