Farmers from the Cass County area gathered to harvest a bean field for Roger and Carolyn Sweatman, who recently suffered a personal loss. Pictured: Jeremy Dotzert, John Dotzert, Pete Warden, Richard Jokisch, Mike Clement, Gail Skiles, Adam Turner... more
    The CRISP Awards were established to recognize individuals or teams who demonstrate exceptional commitment to company values. The winners represent  strong leaders and informal mentors. Each quarter, nominations from the overall Pork business... more
    Two area women  were welcomed into the DKG, Alpha Phi Chapter, an International Honorary Society for Women Educators.      Mrs. Charlene Bressan, a retired art teacher, and Mrs. Linda Brown, an active math teacher, both from the Virginia Dist. #... more
Havana National Bank’s new Virginia branch is now open for business. Pictured above is the board of directors at the ribbon cutting ceremony. Left to right: Jim Morgan, Jerry Hurley, Bill Knuppel, Don Gnuse (Chairman), Jeff Bonnett, Brad Armbrust,... more
    The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) awards a total of $15,000 in grant money to several public school educators (Pre-K through 12) in Central Illinois counties.  IRTAF is affiliated with the Illinois Retired Teachers... more
Trees are being cleared as construction begins on the new Casey’s in Virginia on Route 125. (Photo by Carol Orwig)    To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.



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


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    Russell C. “Russ” Hinrichs, 77, of Petersburg, passed away Oct. 1 at Memorial Medical Center.