Kayaking is becoming more popular in recent years, and Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area is a perfect place to enjoy this activity.  There is easy access to the water and plenty of wildlife to be seen if you’re there at the right... more
The Illinois- Eastern Iowa District of Kiwanis held its Annual I-I District Convention August 1-4 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center in Springfield. The annual Recognition/Awards to Clubs and Individuals was held on Friday night. The... more
The Beardstown Main Street hosted its monthly Family Friday at Art Zeeck Park. The event included Art in the Park in which squares on the street could be purchased for painting  and artistic talents displayed. Friday's event also included other... more
    “When I think of retiring a uniform, I think of athletes who have shown outstanding service to the team that they played with – people who went above and beyond that of the normal person to make their team better. So, in a sense, today we are... more
    The Beardstown Shudo Kan Karate Club took three students to the Karate Nationals held in Chicago the weekend of July 12th and all three received medals in their divisions.    It’s an impressive feat, especially considering there were over 2,000... more
Face painting was one of the activities at Saturday’s Community Block Party sponsored by First Southern Baptist Church.To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.

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Kayaking is becoming more popular in recent years, and Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area is a perfect place to enjoy this activity.  There is easy access to the water and plenty

Lifestyle

    “Your life in Christ makes you strong, and his love comforts you. You have fellowship with the Spirit, and you have kindness and compassion for one another” (Philippians. 2:1 TEV).

 

Sports

 The Tri-County All-Star Olympic Team was in Springfield recently and participated in the Region H–Division 4 softball tournament.

Obituaries

    Betty Jean Smith, 63, of Havana, passed away at Havana Health Care at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, August 6. She was born September 20, 1956, in Havana.