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Big Bad Wolf on trial in the Big Bad Musical PDF Print E-mail

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Pictured is the cast of the musical, “The Big Bad Musical,” which will be presented this weekend, Feb. 7, 8 and 9 at the Beardstown Grand Opera House. Productions are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Benny’s Pizza co-business of the month PDF Print E-mail

Congratulations to Benny’s Pizza on being chosen for January 2014 Co-Business of the Month. Benny’s Pizza is a full service restaurant with dine in, pick up, or delivery, located on the corner of 15th and State Street in Beardstown.

A-C board discusses virtual school classes PDF Print E-mail

By Michael Kloppenburg
Star-Gazette reporter
The A-C Central school board discussed expanding curriculum at their Dec. 18 meeting using online courses offered by the Illinois Virtual School program. Superintendent Tim Page said that about 12-15 percent of Illinois schools currently offer virtual school courses.
IVS is an online program from the Illinois State Board of Education that partners with school districts. The districts retain control of what their students can do in the IVS.

Emblem Club to launch Angel Tree PDF Print E-mail

By Leigh Morris
For the Star-Gazette
Believing that no child should be forgotten at Christmas, members of Beardstown Emblem Club No. 474 will launch their annual Angel Tree this Friday.
The Emblem Club’s Angel tree program brightens the lives of children who may otherwise have no gifts to open. Beginning tomorrow, Angel Trees will be located in the lobbies of Beardstown Savings, First National Bank of Beardstown and West Central Bank.

Beardstown United Way 2014 Campaign PDF Print E-mail

Blanche Chipman, Executive Director, and the Board of Directors of the Beardstown United Way, have announced the beginning of the 2014 campaign drive.
Live United! is the slogan for the United Way’s 2014 campaign which is presently underway. The goal for this year has been set at $164,700.00.


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