By June Conner For the Star-Gazette This is the eighth year that Mike Logsdon, his friends and family have put a haunted house in the driveway at 1208 Jefferson in Beardstown. This year he is suggesting that the community get together and have some fun and help a couple of good causes. He is asking that you donate a dollar for the water park fund or a non-perishable food item for the Cass County Food Pantry in exchange for a trip through the 12 to 13 haunted rooms.
The following is a schedule of events for Beardstown Merchants Trick of Treat and a list of merchants who will be participating in the event. The Merchants Trick of Treat event is sponsored by the City of Beardstown and Beardstown Chamber of Commerce. Thursday, October 31
Pratt receives license as instructor for Illinois Conceal and Carry classes
Wayne Pratt of Beardstown has recently received a State License as Instructor for Illinois Conceal and Carry Classes. His NRA certifications include Range Officer, pistol, rifle, shotgun, and personal protection in the home.
By Leigh Morris For the Star-Gazette Virginia High School has met the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) goals for the first time since the state established the testing a decade ago. A celebratory atmosphere enveloped Monday evening’s Virginia School Board session as Principal Jason Vicich shared the test results with board members.