Seep water has made its way across many of the roadways in Schmoldt Park and flooded the railway underpass forcing the city to close road access. 
Towering Tow Boats — Three tow boats owned by Logsdon Tug Service tower above the company office located at the foot of Adams Street in Beardstown.  After reaching a crest of approximately 28.83 feet, the Illinois River at Beardstown has finally... more
Missed her by a wisker––Lady Tiger shortstop Haley Sloan just misses tagging a Lady Farmer runner in the O&’sB hard-eared 2-1 win over Farmington in the Class 2A Regional opener.          (Sabetti Photo)
Eyes on the Target––BHS shortstop Anthony Severino fields a sharp grounder and looks across the diamond to make the throw for an out in the O&B 14-1 win over nearby Triopia this Monday on the Big Blue’s home field. The Tigers head into the Class... more
Deep water on the horizon —The distance between the bottom of the Burlington-Northern Santa Fe  Railroad bridge and the top of the water was down to about just one foot last week as flood waters on the Illinois River topped the 28-foot mark for the... more
First responders from across Cass County responded to a simulated multi-vehicle crash involving a school bus carrying children, a dump truck and three other vehicles Saturday in Ashland.  The exercise tested the responders’ abilities to assess the... more

John Hall

A Celebration of Life for John Hall, affectionately known as “Little John,” will be held May 11 at 1 p.m. at The Round House,  905 Bay St., Beardstown. Little John passed away Jan.

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News

    The Beardstown City Council unanimously approved the fiscal year 2020 appropriations at Tuesday night’s meeting.  Most new and significant line-items appropriated for are intended to be grant f

Lifestyle

    Martin Luther writes in his treatise, The Freedom of a Christian, “I shall set down the following two propositions concerning the freedom and the bondage of the spirit:

Sports

    Brown County’s 9-10 year old’s did it the hard way, capturing the District 17  Banner by coming out of the loser’s bracket to claim the championship.

Obituaries

    Therese P. “Tari” Runyan, 64, of Rushville, passed away at 5 a.m. Monday, July 15 at her home.