After going unbeaten in Pool Play, the 9/10 Beardstown Boys All-Stars found themselves thrust into the loser’s bracket in the Little League District 17 double elimination tournament, where they had to fight their way back into the championship game... more
    The First Christian Church, located at 117 West Washington, Mt. Sterling, will host The Redemptions on Sunday, July 17 at 6 p.m.    The Redemptions are a vocal trio who have been sharing their blend of traditional, progressive, and southern... more
Breana Marie Brockschmidt and Joshua Lee Stocker were married on April 5 in Negril, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Brad and Chris Allen and the late Troy Brockschmidt, and the groom is the son of Aaron and Donna Stocker, all of Beardstown... more
    The 2016 Cass County Fair Queen Pageant will be held on Monday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the gymnasium at the Virginia High School.    There will be a pork chop meal and concessions in the school lobby, with the proceeds going to the FFA.... more
Friction between London and the American colonies burst into flame on Nov. 1, 1765, when Parliament enacted the Stamp Act. This nasty piece of legislation was meant to force colonists to pay a levy on newspapers and various other documents. Instead... more
“The men who fought in the Civil War, speaking for all Americans, had said something the country could never forget.” ~ Bruce Catton    Virginia teen Grant Werner, 17, is working to make certain we do not forget what those men had to say. Werner... more



    The Beardstown Chamber of Commerce and the City of Beardstown will sponsor their annual Community Wide Yard sale on Aug. 13.


This week in Chip's Corner, Eric Jokisch Watch had a 2-1 record with New Orleans (AAA) with a 4.37 ERA, worked 35-innings, gave up 16 walks, struck out 22, with a WHIP of 1.71 before being traded y


    Ryan Fishel, 35, of Florida and formerly of Beardstown, died Monday, July 18, at his home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown.