The winners of the Cinco de Mayo princess and queen competitions on Sunday in Beardstown were, from left to right: Jazmin Agundo, Queen; Daniela Reynoso, 1st Princess; Monique Lopez, 2nd Princess; Yetlanetzi Vasquez, 3rd Princess; Krupa Patel, 4th... more
    Dustin Clark has begun his duties as the new chief of police in Beardstown.    Clark was announced in April as the new chief by Mayor Steve Patterson and the Beardstown City Council.    In addition to Clark’s 11 years of experience as a police... more
    Two persons were taken to the hospital and three persons arrested following a large fight and stabbing early Sunday morning, May 3, according to Beardstown Police Chief Dustin Clark.    Beardstown Police officers, along with Cass County Sheriff’... more
    The Exchange Club honored Beardstown city employees with an Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, April 23, at the Public Works Building. Guests at the luncheon included the mayor, city aldermen, city clerk, city hall personnel, policemen, firemen... more
    Mayor Sudbrink and the Virginia City Council recognized the Virginia School District’s Students of the Month for February and March with the presentation of a Certificate of Achievement.    Honorees for February were: Melody Perkins - Elementary... more
Members of the Triopia High School prom court include: back row,left to right: Paul Nienhiser, Matt Burrus, Stefan Cogswell, Austin Holt, Sam Parker, Matt McGalsson, Austin Smith, Levi Job, Kole Covington, Bryce Pyatt; front row, left to right:... more

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According to KHQA, Beardstown High School entered a brief period of "soft lockdown" on Wednesday.

Lifestyle

    Charles “Chuck” and Judy Dillard of 1137 S. East St. observed their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, April 4.

Sports

This week in Chip's Corner, Joey Bunk receives an offer from the Illini; a legendary Bears player passes away at 70; the Illini are ranked 17th in the college basketball program; Dee Brown is named

Obituaries

    John Thomas Worthington, 69, of Rushville, passed away at 9:07 a.m., Monday, April 27, at his residence.
    Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.