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Warmer weather benefits Virginia’s school construction

By Leigh Morris
For the Star-Gazette
Cautious optimism was the order of the day as the Virginia School Board reviewed the progress report on the new junior/senior high school building at its March 17 meeting.
Rick Horner of Holland Construction Services, the project management firm, said more favorable weather conditions are allowing workers to begin to make up some of the 57 days lost to weather delays. The project is scheduled for completion on Aug. 25.

 
An organizational meeting for the Beardstown Tiger nation Booster Club

An organizational meeting for the Beardstown Tiger nation Booster Club was held March 4th in the Beardstown Middle/High School auditorium.The newly-formed club is the result of recent cuts at the Beardstown Board of Education meeting held February 27th. The Board cut all middle school sports, high school clubs and organizations, high school assistant coaches, along with several other items. Brittney Taylor led the meeting and emphasized that she, along with Michele Quigley, Cathy Gibson and Amanda Baer were not to be considered officers, but were willing to help get the club organized. Also helping to organize the new club are Jason Brockschmidt, Josh Sorrells and Kim Watson.The first fund-raiser is set for an all day benefit to be held April 26 at the Round house. Several committees were formed to begin planning the events throughout the day. Many volunteers are still needed for all committees.The club is also selling t-shirts. The next meeting for the new club will be announced at a later date!

 
Chamber to offer tax assistance

The Beardstown Chamber of Commerce is offering a free tax assistance program for residents of Beardstown who meet the following criteria: total income must not exceed $25,000 unless 60 years or older (Social Security does not apply); individuals must occupy a Beardstown address; individuals cannot have rental property or self-employment activities.
Appointments are available on Friday, February 7, Friday, February 21, and Friday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. To schedule an appointment, call the Beardstown Chamber of Commerce at 323-3271.

 
National 4-H week off to a great start

By Beth Warden
Club Reporter
River Valley 4-H club is off to a busy start of the 4-H year. The club held a kickoff meeting in September, electing officers for the present 4-H year. Our new officers are: president- Emma Bennett, vice president- Britta Wubker, treasurer- Landon Wubker, secretary- Lydia Davidsmeier, and reporter- Beth Warden.

 
Funds for Wounded Warriors

Don McGovern, World War II veteran and Paul Rice, Exalted Ruler of the Beardstown Elks Lodge 1007, present a check for $500 to Jim Parks of the Beardstown VFW and John Ryman of the American Legion, for the Wounded Warrior AUSA. Wounded Warriors charity provides help for wounded military men and women and their families. Pictured L-R: Jim Parks, Don McGovern, Paul Rice, John Ryman.

 
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