The Beardstown High School Marching Tigers have been off to a successful start to their season. On Saturday, Sept. 19th, the band won the overall grand champion traveling trophy at the Griggsville Apple Festival Parade. The following Friday,... more
    Dr. S.K. Kanthilal, who is often referred to as ‘Dr. K’ by his many patients and other community members, is retiring after practicing in Beardstown for nearly 37 years.    Last Wednesday, Sept. 23, friends, patients, family and colleagues... more
A large crowd awaits Cassadee Pope on Sunday at the Fall Fun Festival in Beardstown. (Photo by David Miller)   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
Virginia Elementary and Junior/Senior High School students raised $297 for the school’s Performance Based Incentive System (PBIS) as well as earned an opportunity to see two teachers kiss a pig. Students put money in the buckets of the teachers they... more



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


This week in Chip's Corner, Danica Patrick honors vets; Cubs name Wilson Contreras (catcher) and Ryan Williams (RHP) as their Minor League Players of the Year; the Cards nominate four for the Esura


    Emma Josephine “Aunt Jo” McGinnis, 96, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Sept. 26, at Heritage Health in Jacksonville. She was born Dec. 24, 1918, in Norfolk, Neb., the first child of George F.