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Cargill recognizes employee PDF Print E-mail

Brenda Antrim, the traffic manager at Cargill Beardstown, won a Collaboration Award. The award recognizes outstanding performances by those outside the pork business unit which had significant impact on the business and those who exemplify those qualities necessary to enhance the long-term success of the organization. Brenda has been at Cargill for close to 46 years. She was born and raised in Beardstown. Her hobbies include golfing and reading. What she likes most about Cargill are the people. Pictured, left to right, are Mike Luker, Pork Business Unit leader, Antrim, and Norm Bessac, VP Pork International Sales. (Submitted photo)

 
Virginia BBQ Little Miss contestants PDF Print E-mail

At 6:15 p.m., June 6, Virginia BBQ Little Miss contestants will perform a dance and fashion show before being escorted on stage. In their formal gowns on stage, contestants will answer a question. The Little Miss contestants are sponsored by Scotty’s Auto Parts in Virginia and director is Kim Mefford.

 
Lincoln Land Community College Soberfest PDF Print E-mail
Written by julie   
Monday, May 05, 2014 10:05 AM

The Beardstown Newspapers, Inc, Publisher and Office Manager visited Lincoln Land Community College for Soberfest Friday. May 2 morning. Some heart wrenching stories were shared by George Murphy (MADD), Chris Baer (Beardstown Police Department) and Brian Becker (Beardstown Fire Department). View the video on our facebook page.  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cass-County-Star-Gazette/159082564111570

Last Updated on Monday, May 05, 2014 10:08 AM
 
CRWD extension plan meets enthusiasm PDF Print E-mail

By Michael Kloppenburg
Star-Gazette reporter
A public hearing held to increase awareness and support for a Cass County water line extension project met enthusiasm last Tuesday at the Sangamon Valley Township Hall. Members of the Cass Rural Water District board attended to explain the project to potential customers and answer their questions. According to CRWD board member Laymon Carter, roughly one-third of the homeowners in the affected areas of the Sangamon Valley Township were in attendance. When the one hour meeting came to end, all those present signed up to get water from the proposed extension and pay a $250 fee up front. Another $250 will come due at construction.__PUBLIC__

 
Artist invited to Art in the Park PDF Print E-mail

Beardstown Main Street is preparing for their first Beardstown  “Arts in the Park,” which will be held Saturday, May 10 in the city square, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be street painting. Main Street will be selling 6’x6’ sections of Third Street to organizations, businesses, families and anyone who would like to participate. The cost will be $35 per square, with no more than six people painting per square. The fee is to pay for the paint and supplies, Any additional monies received will be donated to the Beardstown Swimming Pool Fund.
Throughout the day there will be live music in the bandstand, food and plenty of art for sale. There will also be face painting for the kids and artists will be demonstrating their work.
Contact Megan Zimny at 217-491-1715, if you are interested in or know someone who is interested in exhibiting their work.

 
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