West Quincy

What Closed Store Would You Like to See Re-Opened?
I was reminiscing with a friend a little this week about the anniversary of the West Quincy Levee break which is coming up. I got to thinking about making a few stops at Merkels Hardware for batteries and a flashlight and some other things.  The conversation shifted to the businesses that …
The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today
If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was…
Facebooker Warns of West Quincy “Bodies as Bait” Scam
Jordan Law of Quincy posted a warning to area residents on her Facebook page on Sunday night. In the status, she details an eerie occurrence in West Quincy in which two people played dead on the side of Highway 24, supposedly waiting for an unsuspecting good Samaritan to stop and check on them. What…