10 Years Ago
Ninety members of the Beardstown Alumni Class of 1959 have raised $2,530 and plan to purchase and donate 6 plastic-coated steel benches as a gift to the school district in observation of the 50th anniversary of their graduation. The benches will be installed to line the walkway leading to the school’s front door.
20 Years Ago
Area students were asked to practice their writing skills and Ashland first grader David Mowry wrote the following letter to his mom for Mother’s Day: