Mayor Sudbrink and the Virginia City Council recognized the Virginia School District's Students of the Month for January with the presentation of a Certificate of Achievement.    Honorees were Lynze Brunk - Elementary, Kole Tate - Junior High,... more
    The following students from A-C Central Middle School will be participating in the Regional Science Fair held at Lincoln Land Community College on Saturday, March 21: Addie Boston, Sara DeGroot, J.T. Donnan, Rileigh Rennecker, Claire Greer,... more
The Beardstown Park District Tumblers competed in a meet in Arthur Jan. 18. Feb. 22, the Park District Tumblers competed in Abingdon. The Tumblers are coached by Brooke Tracy and Tammy Cooper.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the... more
    On Tuesday, Feb. 17, Wednesday, Feb. 18, and Thursday, Feb. 19, West Central Bank visited second grade classes at Gard Elementary School.    Barbara Merriman and Justine Mills educated children on how to save and spend money responsibly, as well... more
Pictured are well-wishers who gathered to send Andrew Sweatman off to John Hopkins Hospital in Boston, Mass. for evaulation for treatment of pancreatic cancer Saturday evening. Sweatman is the son of Roger and Carolyn Sweatman and grandson of Leland... more
Employees at CASSCOMM participated in “Casual Friday” during the month of January. They donated canned goods or money to benefit the Cass County Food Pantry and CASSCOMM matched the employee cash donations. The food pantry helps over 300 local... more



According to KHQA, Beardstown High School entered a brief period of "soft lockdown" on Wednesday.


    Michael and Linda (Conrad) Dugger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 26. They were married on Feb. 26, 1965 by the Rev. Lottie Morrow in Beardstown.


This week in Chip's Corner, A-C/PORTA renews their sports co-op; Cliff Alexander is in trouble with the NCAA; Chip gives a rundown of the highest-paid coaches in basketball; Gordon Gillespie passes