Last Saturday’s Taste of Beardstown featured several activities, contests, performances, and of course, different types of food.    The event, hosted by Beardstown Main Street, included vendors such as Benny’s Pizza, Beardstown Grand Opera House... more
Royal Taylor, far right, won the lip sync contest at the Taste of Beardstown on Saturday (Photo by Allie Dawson)   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
    Two long-time employees of Cargill are hanging up their hats and moving on to the next chapters of their lives.    Steve Pirkle, plant manager, and Mike Icenogle, assistant plant manager, are both retiring after more than 25 years each, having... more
    In Kay Blakeman’s introduction of the speaker at the regular meeting of the Exchange Club of Beardstown she compared the subject of Lisa Buhlig’s address, “Servants Heart Ministry,” to the Exchange Club’s National Day of Service. Mrs. Buhlig, a... more
    Lincoln Land Community College-Beardstown welcomed area business representatives to the Chamber Business After Hours held at the 109 White Pine Lane location Aug. 6.    “I’m so pleased with the number of Chamber members who attended,” said... more



    A-C students may soon be getting new laptop computers for their studies.



This week in Chip's Corner, a BESS Freshman earns Medal Honors; Chip discusses the Pre-season Prep Poll; the Star-Gazette will feature the Top 10 area teams; Karl Schwarber joins the Cubs Kiddie Pa


    Dwight F. Chapman, 98, of Rolla, Miss., formerly of Camden, passed away at 11:38 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Silverstone Place Skilled Nursing Facility in Rolla.