The Exchange Club of Beardstown hosted their annual City Workers Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, April 28, at the Beardstown Public Works Building. The Exchange Club has hosted the luncheon for twelve years in recognition and appreciation for... more
    The Beardstown FFA’s annual plant sale will be held on May 7 and 8 as well as May 14 and 15. On Saturdays the greenhouse will be open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. On Sundays the greenhouse will be open from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. The FFA will be selling many... more
    At the Pike County Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting on April 7, Casey French was elected to the nine-member Board of Directors for a three-year term.    At each PCEDC Annual Meeting, three directors are elected to serve three-year... more
    Infrastructure may not be flashy, but when it deteriorates, problems arise.    Virginia City Council members will take up an infrastructure issue at their May 9 session. They will vote on a Water Committee proposal to replace the city’s out-of-... more
    “If books are not good company, where will I find it?” - Mark Twain    Not only would Twain find good company in the Virginia School District’s library, but he would be pleased to meet the young people who share his view.    The new Virginia... more
    The Cass County Food Pantry has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and directed by local farmer Jacob Turner of Cass County. The donation will help the organization purchase food... more



    Ken Bradbury and Friends will be performing Sunday, May 22, at “Just Desserts 2,” a fundraiser for Lynnville Christian Church,  Lynnville and St.


    The descendants of Clay and Nellie Brown Coil met on Easter Sunday, March 27, for a potluck dinner at the Bethel Community Church of the Nazarene fellowship hall, located south of Bluff Springs


This week in Chip's Corner, Tiger Woods is 'sick and tired' of sitting on the sidelines; the Illini land three players in the NFL draft; Don reviews area players' final basketball stats; the Bears


    Gerald George “Jerry” McClelland, 81, of Rushville passed away at 8:19 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at his residence.