April 20, 2014
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Beardstown family sues ICE and Beardstown Police Department PDF Print E-mail

By June Conner
For the Star-Gazette
A Beardstown family believes they were assaulted by local authorities and have taken it to another step by filing a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Springfield.The lawsuit is against Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Dwayne Haferkamp, former Police Chief Tom Schlueter, and other officers.

Virginia’s Square One will usher in spring on Feb. 22 PDF Print E-mail

By Leigh Morris
For the Star-Gazette
Spring will be in the air on Saturday, Feb. 22, when Virginia’s Square One hosts a special BBQ rib benefit dinner, raffle drawing and silent auction at Dr. Ugs Drugstore Cafe in downtown Virginia.
Proceeds from the event will be used to transform the Byus Building that once housed the Ben Franklin dime store into a 4,800 square foot community center. Total cost is expected to be $200,000.

Tough decisions ahead for District 15 PDF Print E-mail
Written by June Conner   

By June Conner
For the Star-Gazette
A special meeting of the District 15 Board of Education Monday night focused on the lack of State Aid's effect on the local school budget. While it seemed the number one target was Brick School, other areas including sports were discussed.

Four chosen to compete in Environmental Protection Agency’s Poster/Prose Contest PDF Print E-mail

Four A-C Central Jr. High sixth graders were chosen to compete in the Environmental Protection Agency’s Poster/Prose Contest. Winners of the Poster Contest were Maggie Merwin and Kyia Privia. Winners of the Prose Contest were Maggie Merwin, Kyia Privia, J.T. Donnan and Kassidy Kirchner. Their projects will be sent in to compete against fifth and sixth graders across the state of Illinois. Pictured L-R: Maggie Merwin, Kyia Privia, J.T. Donnan, Kassidy Kirchner.

BHS selected to participate in 2013-2014 Operation Teen Safe Driving Program PDF Print E-mail

Beardstown High School applied and was selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation and partners to participate in the 2013-2014 Operation Teen Safe Driving (OTSD) program. The statewide safety initiative is designed for teens to educate their peers about driving responsibly in an effort to decrease the number of fatalities and injuries involving teenagers in Illinois.
The high schools statewide selected to participate in this innovative program utilize Ford Motor Company Fund’s nationally recognized Ford Driving Skills for Life program. The selected high schools are equally distributed in seven regions across the state.


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