With H.W. Devlin’s long planned move up the road to Matanzas Beach underway, his resignation as a city alderman was announced at Monday evening’s City Council session.    Mayor Reg Brunk announced that he is appointing Jason French to serve out... more
    The Tri-County Thunder 12u girls softball team came away with a fourth place trophy in the ASA/USA national tournament played in Eau Claire, WI. Pool PlayGame 1    TCT was one of only a few teams to get in a game in pool play as weather was wet... more
Virginia’s Masonic Lodge is a long-time supporter of the Virginia Summer Daze program. Lodge Senior Warden Matt Werner presents a $415 check for the Virginia Summer Daze program. Accepting the gift from  are Summer Daze volunteers Hailey Melvin (... more
    The Beardstown Police Department recently participated in a live active shooter training at the Beardstown High School.    During this training, Beardstown officers trained in a variety of skills and techniques to isolate shooters and handle... more
    Beardstown Grand Opera House will present “Disney’s High School Musical” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Beardstown High School auditorium.    Tickets for the show are available through cast members, and at... more
    A dredging project on the Sangamon River to repair the Hager Slough Levee, which was damaged by flooding in 2013, is currently underway.    The Hager Slough Drainage District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began the project to build a berm... more

Chip's Corner

This week in Chip's Corner: Jackie Robinson West wins the Little League World Series, Hunter Mahan wins at Barkley, Joey Logano wins at Bristol, and Wes  Lunt (pictured) lands the starting quarterb

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    One of the suggestions we usually tell gardeners is to have a soil test done, especially on new garden sites.

Lifestyle

    The Henry and Matilda (Krohe) Hendricker reunion was held Saturday, July 28.

Sports

Potpourri—August 1988 the Cubs added lights to Wrigley Field, the last major league team to do so—Summer weight room workouts pay off for Te’Jon Lucus, who is bigger, faster, and stronger, plus he

Obituaries

    Hazel Louise Josefina Murray, 6lb, 11oz, infant daughter of Ryan Scott and Liway “Lee-y” Santos Murray was stillborn at 2:11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.