Long wait for new Bond film nearing end ... maybe
Steve Eighinger

Long wait for new Bond film nearing end ... maybe

In one of those "where does the time go?" moments, I noticed a few days ago that legendary actor Sean Connery turns 90 later this month.

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Your Turn/Sue Hester
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Your Turn/Sue Hester

Sue Hester, 42, was born in Santa Barbara, Calif., grew up in San Diego and lived in five different states following her husband during his military career before settling down in Illinois (not her first choice, but he is from Schuyler County).

'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID
Steve Eighinger

'Sweet Caroline' takes on new meaning in the time of COVID

Social distancing and all that surrounds it in these days of the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted one tavern to try and inject a little humor into the current state of the world.

At least the murder hornets decided to wait
Steve Eighinger

At least the murder hornets decided to wait

Have you recently had one of those days when it seemed like anything that possibly could go wrong did?

Your Turn/Chris Talley
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Your Turn/Chris Talley

Chris Talley, 46, is the product validation manager at CNH Industrial in Burlington, Iowa, which designs, builds, tests and validates prototype construction equipment.

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch
Steve Eighinger

Pandemic or not, there's still time for lunch

While I'm grateful to once again be able to visit some of my favorite lunchtime haunts, I don't think I will ever get used to all of the social distancing and other required protocols that are necessary evils in the current age we're living. None of those

Maybe at some point the UFO footage will prove more interesting
Steve Eighinger

Maybe at some point the UFO footage will prove more interesting

Has 2020 seemed like the longest year of your life? And not to put a larger damper on things, but please remember that we still have more than five months remaining before we can turn the calendar to 2021.

Your Turn/Amy Summers
Your Turn

Your Turn/Amy Summers

Amy (Baird) Summers, 49, works for the Quincy Public Schools Foundation. She has a daughter Emma, 17, and a son, Dylan, 14. Summers grew up in Quincy and also has lived in Colorado, Missouri and Georgia.

Major League Baseball is back
Steve Eighinger

Major League Baseball is back

I'm one happy fella today. Major League Baseball is back, and even though the season will be rather truncated, and no fans will be allowed in the stands (at least at the start of the season), it's certainly better than having to wait until next April.

Some laws might leave a bad taste in your mouth
Steve Eighinger

Some laws might leave a bad taste in your mouth

Every so often, it's fun to look at some of the crazily entertaining laws that are still on the books. Today's one of those days. A quick scan of all 50 states supplied the following top-10 countdown.