A tractor pull was one of the events at this year’s Cass County Fair which concluded last Saturday. The fair was held July 13-18. Photo by  Bob Daniel
Tri-County All Stars captured the 11-12-year olds State Little League title.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
There’s an old saying, “If you fall off a bike, get right back on.” No, wait, that’s a horse… anyway, a stalwart group of intrepid bicyclists rolled into Beardstown on Tuesday, not just to take a leisurely ride on a two-wheeled, pedal-powered... more
Virginia School Board members and school administrator join some youngsters in checking out the new elementary school playground. The playground, located across Morgan Street from the school entrance, is open to all area children when school is not... more
Beardstown’s Cruise-In and car rally Saturday evening included a cruise through town. Although attendance may not have been as large as in the past, Beardstown’s Cruise-In “was still a fun and nice evening on the square,” according to Abby Cooper,... more
Mother nature seemed to provide a “water park” at Schmoldt Park earlier this week as the area was under water. The area has seen a deluge of rain the past week. Photo by David V. Miller



    A-C students may soon be getting new laptop computers for their studies.


    The ancestors of William G. and Matilda (Ricks) Brown met for a noon potluck on Saturday, June 27 in the fellowship hall at Bethel Nazarene Church.


    Beardstown played host to two girls Little League State Tournaments this past weekend.


    Mickey Wallace, 67, of Bloomington, died at 8:25 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, at Heritage Health in Normal.