April 20, 2014
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Beardstown Main Street donates to Pool Project PDF Print E-mail

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Seventy-six teams of four (304 players), participated and played twelve holes of miniature golf at Beardstown’s pubs and restaurants. The best costume award went to team ‘Putt Putt Pirates’ from Annie’s Sazarac. The players, dressed as pirates, were Wendy McClenning, A.J. Gand, Jessica Lewis and Jordon Snyder.

Beardstown Main Street will donate $2,200 of the $4,400 raised at the Sixth Annual River Rats Golf Classic fundraiser, held on February 22, to the Park District Swimming Pool Project.
Seventy-six teams of four (304 players), participated and played twelve holes of miniature golf at Beardstown’s pubs and restaurants. This is the largest fundraising event for Beardstown Main Street and is held annually on the last Saturday in February.

Beardstown man to run in Boston Marathon PDF Print E-mail

By Michael Kloppenburg
For the Star-Gazette
Travis Schroll was a multi-sport athlete in high school. The Beardstown High School graduate was a football, basketball, and baseball player in high school; with baseball being his favorite of the three. But it is something he did not get into until after high school that has him on a path to one of the country’s most prestigious endurance races. He began endurance running as part of a college physical fitness class and he has been running ever since. And now he has run himself into the Boston Marathon.

Harold Tyson Progress story correction PDF Print E-mail

In the February 27 Star-Gazette Progress edition, in Harold Tyson’s acknowledgements inside the book, it should have read Harold Fischer and not Bruce Fischer. The Star-Gazette apologizes for this error.

Elks donate to Summer Reading Program PDF Print E-mail

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Representatives of the Beardstown Elks #1007 present a check for $250 to Molly Rice of the Beardstown Houston Memorial Library for the Children’s Summer Reading Program. Pictured from left: Jerry Warden, Molly Rice and Jack Hamilton.

Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial co-business of the month PDF Print E-mail

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Congratulations to Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial and their staff for being chosen February Co-Business of the Month.    Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital is a nonprofit organization that includes the hospital and three rural health clinics located in Astoria, Beardstown, and Rushville. Their mission is “to provide quality, compassionate care to the communities they serve.” Check out their website, www.cmhosptial.com, for a complete list of patient services, providers, and locations. Also found on the website is information about current events and the history of this long-established institution and its founder, Sarah D. Culbertson.Pictured from left, front row: Lisa Adams, Janey Ford, Lynn Stambaugh, CEO. Back Row: Molly Sorrell, Vicky Reedy, Amanda Wessel, Dan Wise.


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