Two area women  were welcomed into the DKG, Alpha Phi Chapter, an International Honorary Society for Women Educators.      Mrs. Charlene Bressan, a retired art teacher, and Mrs. Linda Brown, an active math teacher, both from the Virginia Dist. #... more
Havana National Bank’s new Virginia branch is now open for business. Pictured above is the board of directors at the ribbon cutting ceremony. Left to right: Jim Morgan, Jerry Hurley, Bill Knuppel, Don Gnuse (Chairman), Jeff Bonnett, Brad Armbrust,... more
    The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) awards a total of $15,000 in grant money to several public school educators (Pre-K through 12) in Central Illinois counties.  IRTAF is affiliated with the Illinois Retired Teachers... more
Trees are being cleared as construction begins on the new Casey’s in Virginia on Route 125. (Photo by Carol Orwig)    To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
    The Beardstown High School Marching Tigers have been off to a successful start to their season. On Saturday, Sept. 19th, the band won the overall grand champion traveling trophy at the Griggsville Apple Festival Parade. The following Friday,... more

Darrel Hunt

    Darrel “Bucky” Hunt, 79, of Chandlerville, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, Oct. 4, at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield. Bucky was born in Chandlerville on Feb.



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


This week in Chip's Corner, Danica Patrick honors vets; Cubs name Wilson Contreras (catcher) and Ryan Williams (RHP) as their Minor League Players of the Year; the Cards nominate four for the Esura


    Grace Pilger, 81, of Beardstown, died Monday, Oct. 5 at Heritage Health in Beardstown.