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
A Hurricane is blowing into Beardstown this Friday night in the person of Ruth LaMaster (a.k.a. “Hurricane Ruth”), former grad of BHS (Class of ’71) who will perform a free concert this Friday at the Roundhouse, located at 905 Bay St., Beardstown... more
Slow-moving thunderstorms around midday on Tuesday deluged the area. The parking lot at Belville’s Garage was one of the areas to experience flooding. Inset: Cars on Belville’s property. Radar estimates indicated between two and two and a half... more
    The 2014 Arenzville Burgoo, which marked the 175th anniversary of the village’s founding, drew a large crowd and sold out of  its “world famous” burgoo during festivities Friday and Saturday. Photos by Sandra Haschemeyer and Leigh Morris. See... more
Friday’s storms inflicted damage in Beardstown. Police Chief Roy Hurst said that a few trees were blown down, but most of the damage was downed limbs with limbs on power lines. A couple of residences were damaged by falling limbs. The storm toppled... more

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YESTERDAY 9-16-14:
Boys Soccer vs. North Mac 4:30pm - WON
HS Volleyball vs. Bushnell 6:00pm – JV - WON Varsity - WON