Steve Scheibner will be the featured speaker for the Mt. Sterling Fall Festival community church service Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Steve will speak on “Living on Borrowed Time: A Pilot’s Story from Sept. 10th to 11th”.  He will relate his story about... more
Long time Beardstown resident, Margaret “Peg” McCausland passed away in August of 2014. Her family asked that memorials be made to the Beardstown Houston Memorial Library in order to purchase new books for children and adults. The memorials totaled... more
Heritage Health Enterprises presented a $500 check to B.H.S. Student Council to help sponsor this years Homecoming events. Pictured bottom row; Harold Edlen, Anna Pietsek, Delores Boice, Mareta Beghtol, Patsy Edwards. Back row; Pamela Dotzert, Julie... more
A mobile home was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 17, on Cass Street in Virginia. It was a possible electrical fire. Contents were reportedly a near total loss. Photo by Robert Daniel.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the... more
Beardstown High School will observe homecoming week Sept. 21-27. The homecoming court coronation will be held in the high school auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. with the public invited to attend. BHS homecoming court candidates include... more
 The 17th annual Fiestas Patrias celebration was held Saturday and Sunday in Beardstown. The event included the coronation of the queen and princesses, a parade, entertainment, and food.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital... more

Chip’s Corner

This week in Chip's Corner: Roger Goodell hangs on as NFL Commissioner, six college coaches on the hot seat, Joey Logano wins Sylvania 300 (pictured), and the Illini land a four-star recruit.