At this, the beginning of the new school year, the Exchange Club of Beardstown honored the BHS student of the month and presented the Middle School Student Citizenship Award. Introduced by Josh Sorrels, the Middle and High School Assistant... more
Virginia’s freshly rejuvenated stone Civil War soldier maintains his silent vigil over the Walnut Ridge Cemetery graves of 97 men who defended the Union during the Civil War. This past weekend, Virginia High School senior Grant Werner completed his... more
Virginia, Chandlerville and Ashland first responders gathered at the Cass County Fairgrounds on Sept. 15 to learn more about working with air medical transport teams. Providing the training and responding to questions were flight paramedic Jordan... more
A rendering of the proposed phase 2 improvements at the Beardstown Sanitary District.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
    Jennings donated $250 to the Beardstown high school football team to thank the team parents that helped cook at the Jennings Beardstown Customer Appreciation Day.    Jennings also raised $75 in free will donations which was donated to the Tiger... more
    On Saturday, Aug. 20, the Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau Young Leaders (CMFBYL) hosted a volleyball and bags tournament at Nate’s Park in Chandlerville. Six teams (both volleyball and bags) played a double elimination-style event. First place... more

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News

    Shelby Carey of Beardstown has been selected as a recipient of a $2,000 Gold Scholarship from the Illinois Pork Producers Association for the 2016-17 school year.

Lifestyle

    Thirty-six descendants of Owen and Cynthia Wade met Sunday, Aug. 21 for a 1 p.m. potluck reunion at the Detroit town hall.

Sports

    Someone wise once said, “All good things must end,” and end it did for the BHS Soccer team as they dropped a hard fought 1-0 battle to Quincy Notre Dame ending 10-game win streak.

Obituaries

    Robert Eugene “Bob” Phillips, 59, of Augusta, passed away at midnight, Friday, Sept. 23.