Due to illness I missed a week, sorry about that. Feeling good again so it is Trivia Time, items from what I have received from friends and various news media.
In the face of massive pro-slavery forces, Edward Coles entered the race to become Illinois’ second governor.
Greetings from the Ridge.
I thought I’d better get this written in case the icy conditions come in and might mess with communications. I don’t care for this kind of weather, I’d rather have snow than ice.
Stop by and pick up a free copy of the 2016 annual report that highlights all the programs and events that took place at the library last year.
Every-day adults are reinventing their careers by taking courses and earning degrees at John Wood Community College. However, not all of them can say they are attending for free.
The Beardstown Chamber of Commerce and Myers and Myers, CPAs will once again be teaming up to provide the free Tax Assistance Program to Beardstown residents.
Virginia’s Board of Education has officially begun the hunt for a new superintendent by voting to engage the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) to conduct the search.
Ninety-five percent of the work surrounding the Disinfection Improvements project at the Chapin Sewer plant have been completed, with an estimated March completion date, this reported by the en
A traffic crash occurred on Rt. 125 west of Arenzville Road on Jan. 11 at 6:18 p.m. when a white 1999 Kenworth transporting a 1988 Lufkin trailer driven by Larry L.
AC Central High School will host a community blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 601 W. Buchanan, inside the Bloodmobile.
The Beardstown City Council held a meeting on Monday, Jan. 18, and 6 p.m.
The focus of the meeting was the 2017 Motor Fuel Tax fund.
This week in Chip's Corner, the Cardinal Caravan is coming to Springfield; BHS will hold an annual Varsity and JV tournament; Penn State University's scandal has cost them over a quarter of a billi
All Pro Division
Both games were close battles in Tuesday’s All-Pro Division action of the Beardstown Youth Basketball League.
BHS vs. W. Central
The BHS Tigers are on a mini two-game win streak, topping North Fulton 69-40, and nipped archrival Rushville /Industry in a road win 35-32 last Friday.
The Beardstown Area Special Olympics held an eight-team tournament last Saturday at the BHS Senior Gym.
On Jan. 8, Beardstown Elks Club #1007 held their annual Hoop Shoot at the Beardstown Park District Community Center.
Sometimes you just need to read a really good story on commitment. I shared this with my congregation on Sunday. William Borden, in the late 1800s, was born into the right family.
Black Oak Church will hold its first Gospel Singspiration/Potluck of the New Year on Saturday, January 14. Beginning with a potluck meal at 5 p.m., the Open Mic Sing will start at 6 p.m.