Beating the throw -- Beardstown's Hillary McGill slides into the third base bag well ahead of the throw after sending a triple off the left field fence in the Lady Tigers' 10-4 win over Rushville in Regional softball action Tuesday at Bruce Rice... more
Sacrifice for the team –– Lady Tiger catcher Autumn Hobrock gets her bat on the ball to lay down a picture-perfect bunt in girls' regional softball action played Tuesday evening at Beardstown's Bruce Rice Field.  Beardstown defeated Rushville by a... more
Celebrate –– The residents and staff at Heritage Health in Beardstown marked the beginning of National Nursing Home week by gathering in the parking lot and releasing ballons.  Members of the Miller family were also on hand to hand out their famous... more
A true competitor –– He may have started out in a stroller when the race began, but before two blocks had passed, Quinn Richards was out of the stroller and running/walking among the adults during the New Hope 5K Run/Walk. (Photo by Brian DeLoch
Hot-dogging it –– Members of Virginia Masonic Lodge 544 served up jumbo hot dogs and brats Saturday in their first benefit cookout of the year.  Proceeds from the weekend event went to the Virginia Little League program.  (Photo by Brian DeLoche)
Off and running –– The annual 5K run/walk sponsored by the Human Resource Center for Cass County gets off to a fast start as contestants race away from the start-finish line on Main Street in Beardstown. This year’s race was held to focus attention... more



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The O&B knocked off Lewistown 14-4 on Saturday and they swept a twinbill from West Prairie/B/P-City 11-3, 1-0 to even their season mark at 13-13.


Betty J. Ward, 89, of Rushville passed away at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, at her home.