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Rich Eckert of Beardstown Savings Bank was among the bank’s volunteers who handed out snack bags to help keep Beardstown’s school children fed through the weekend. The school district is handing out lunch bags through the week while schools are... more
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Eric Dylas of Virginia, (an employee of DOT Foods in Mt. Sterling,) donated his time and energy carrying out food boxes for clients receiving food at the Cass County Food Pantry Monday morning.  (photo by Brian DeLoche)
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Boy Scout Connor DeFord braved the weather (in his coat and flip flops) to pick up food donations in the Scouting for Food project.
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Cub Scouts helping with the Scouting for Food project were, left to right, Mason Cox, Micah Coyle, Noah Stremsterfer, James Coyle, Zachary Wayland, Dillon Stremsterfer, and Izabella Strubhart. See story "Scouting for Food" story.
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Boys Scouts of Troop 125 who helped deliver bags and/or collect donated items during a food drive in Chandlerville and Ashland were, left to right, Leland English, Carter Logue, Ben Werner, Evan Bell, Owen Bell, Tyler Trissel, Alex Trissel and... more
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Trivia Too

    Not everyone can say this, but it was about 100 years ago on Feb. 1, 1922, that I was born. It wasn’t until April that Beardstown was flooded.

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News

    The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday it has confirmed 13 new deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, including an infant in Cook County who had tested positi

Lifestyle

    Let’s be honest…recent events have shaken even the most faithful among us,  let alone, those whose faith is weak, or worse…non-existent.

Sports

 Sports is not the start all or the end-all to our universe but this staple of our lives, has been drastically affected now that the COVID-19 has forced most of us to stay inside and away from the

Obituaries

    Robert Lee Scott, Jr., 56, of Mt. Sterling and formerly of Beardstown, died Thursday, March 26, 2020 at his home.