Work continues at the site at 201 S. State St. in Beardstown which will become the Moreland and Devitt Pharmacy.    As work continues on the exterior of the building, which is owned by John Schnepper, the inside is also seeing a facelift.    ... more
    Keri Mason became director of Lincoln Land Community College’s Jacksonville and Beardstown locations on June 1, replacing Jan Terry.    Mason’s duties as director include overseeing operations, academic schedule development, staff management,... more
Workers from the Beardstown Sanitary District on Monday remove a post, the last part of the flood gates which were installed near the Riverview when the Illinois River was near record levels. Workers then re-installed the hand rails. The Illinois... more
A tractor pull was one of the events at this year’s Cass County Fair which concluded last Saturday. The fair was held July 13-18. Photo by  Bob Daniel
Tri-County All Stars captured the 11-12-year olds State Little League title.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
There’s an old saying, “If you fall off a bike, get right back on.” No, wait, that’s a horse… anyway, a stalwart group of intrepid bicyclists rolled into Beardstown on Tuesday, not just to take a leisurely ride on a two-wheeled, pedal-powered... more

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

Lifestyle

    The ancestors of William G. and Matilda (Ricks) Brown met for a noon potluck on Saturday, June 27 in the fellowship hall at Bethel Nazarene Church.

Sports

    Beardstown played host to two girls Little League State Tournaments this past weekend.

Obituaries

    Earl E. McKenzie, 79, of Beardstown, died Monday, July 27 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.