Walker receives accolades at Illini Hospital
Beth Zumwalt/The Weekly Messenger Ashley Walker, center, a registered nurse, at Illini Community Hospital received Illini's Clinical Nurse Excellence Award this year for her hard work and dedication to the community, as Illini celebrated National Nurses' Week.
Wed May 15, 2013
Meeting Miss Quincy
Submitted photo: Pittsfield native and Miss Quincy Chrstina Hanna was guest speaker recently at PCS for the Rotary drug prevention day at the school.
Mon May 13, 2013
Monmouth student organization names Ruble president
Next year's president and vice president for the Associated Students of Monmouth College, MC's student government organization, were announced at the convocation.
Sun May 12, 2013
Hay & Forage Grower
Bagged Hay Storage System Utilizes Air
When silage bags are used to store dry hay rather than corn silage or haylage, air becomes a friend, says Owen Brown.
Fri May 10, 2013
Nita was born in Ripley, Miss. March 4, 1934, a daughter of Homer Pinkney and Mary Leone Gaillard Richardson.
Thu May 09, 2013
Trucks need to follow the truck route
Trucks traveling in the city of Pittsfield need to follow the designated truck routes.
Departments on Aging brace for sequester cuts
Funding for local Meals on Wheels and Title-3-funded programs could be in danger of cuts as a result of the mandatory federal sequester cuts which went into effect in March.
Wed May 08, 2013
Inez Isabel Hoover
Inez Isabel Hoover, 94, of Glen Carbon, and formerly of Nebo and Pittsfield, died Jan.
Tue May 07, 2013
Pittsfield: PHS Class of 1968 plans reunion
The Pittsfield High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 45th year class reunion at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug.
Fri May 03, 2013
Blessing bans latex balloons, citing allergy concerns
Concern for the safety of people with an allergy to latex has caused Blessing Health System to ban latex balloons from all areas of Blessing Hospital, Blessing Physician Services facilities and Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield.
Wed May 01, 2013
FSB announces Walters as part time teller
Lewis M. Grigsby Jr. has announced Breawana Walters has joined Farmers State Bank as a teller in Pittsfield.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Mounted Angels celebrates 25 years
The Pike County group that facilitates therapeutic horse back riding for disabled children will hold an open house, April 28 at the Senior Center in Pittsfield from 2 to 4 p.m. Mounted Angels started in 1989 under the direction of Judy and Ed Schlieper.
Fun Run May 4 benefits local fund
The Pike County Endowment Fund, a Field of Interest Fund of the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area, will host a 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run on Saturday, May 4 at Lake Pittsfield.
Group tours historical churches, architectural treasures in Griggsville/Perry area
The tour of three historical churches in Perry and Griggsville was well received by those attending the April meeting of the Griggsville Historical and Genealogical Society.
Pike to reap benefits of state's six-year plan
Pike County will see nearly $60 million worth of road improvements according to the recently released Illinois Department of Transportation's six-year plan.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Thomas W. Fesler | 76 | Barry
Mr. Thomas W. Fesler, 76, of Barry, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
PCS student named district representative for student council
Eli Ten Eyck of Pittsfield, a seventh grader at Pikeland Community School, has been elected to the executive board of the Illinois Association of Junior High Student Councils as Midwest District Representative.
Pittsfield High School band receive honors; prepare for Spring Award Concert
Following a successful showing in recent IHSA competition, the Pittsfield High School band is now preparing for its annual spring concert, schedule for Tuesday, May 7. The Pittsfield High School band and jazz band performed in the Illinois High School Association Organizational Contest on Friday, April 12.
Fire in Griggsville leaves many questions
Nikki Liehr/Pike Press The home of James and Regina Nash of Griggsville sustained major damage in a house fire last Friday morning.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
John L. Harshman
John L. Harshman, 64, of Pittsfield died Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Harry S. Truman V.A. Hospital in Columbia, Mo.