Rising country music artist and Ashland native Devin Clemons has signed with Nashville-based Conway Entertainment Group for worldwide booking representation.    The new deal also comes with Devin stepping out as a solo artist rather than the... more
The local Knights of Columbus held its annual appreciation supper for Cass County Human Resources on January 14, 2015. Annually, proceeds from the Beardstown area KofC Tootsie Roll Drive are directed back to the local agency. This year, Grand Knight... more
LB Sports Productions has been chosen January 2015 Co-Business of the Month. LB Sports Productions is owned by Larry and Jayneece Bostwick of Chatham. They own five stations in four locations: WRMS Beardstown (94.3), WVIL Virginia (101.3),  WKXQ... more
    Jerry Wilson’s Lady Ducks hung on for a 50-43 win over Canton and gave the veteran coach his third LTC championship trophy.    In the battle for the third place trophy, the LTC No. 1 seed South Fulton used a blistering 23-point final frame to... more
Beardstown Elks #1007 presented a check for $250 to Virginia School District #64 to go toward a project to place flags in every classroom. Receiving the check is Assistant Principal Aaron Llewellyn. Presenting the check are, from left: Jerry Bell,... more
    The Beardstown Houston Memorial Library has offered back issues of local area newspapers on microfilm for many years; however, efforts are being made to digitize them, allowing access via the internet.    Donations to the library have funded the... more

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Sports

SATURDAY January 24th:
MS Volleyball @ Triopia Tournament – Both 7th and 8th Grade were Tournament CHAMPS
HS G BKB @ Elmwood – LOST
HS B BKB @ Elmwood – LOST

Obituaries

    Edward Franklin Jones, 84, of Metamora, passed away at 7:10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, at Unity Point Methodist Health in Peoria.