Killin’ it –– Beardstown’s Rilee Hobrock collects one of her eight kills as she slams one down in Monday night’s contest with arch rival Rushville.  Beardstown came away the match winner defeating the Lady Rockets by 25-22 and 225-17 scores. (Photo... more
Splitting the defense –– Beardstown’s Eduardo Munoz (32) attacks the Monmouth-Roseville defense as he moves the ball past the center field circle. (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)
Hard to stop -- Beardstown Tiger Chad Grimm sprints past a Brown County defender and turns the corner and heads for the end zone in last week’s 50-16 victory over the Hornets.  (Photo by Ralph Sabetti)
Don’t try this at home –– Eyes were not deceiving people last week when a backhoe-equipped tractor was seen atop a Burlington Northern hopper car as it traveled south through Beardstown.  The operator maneuvered the specially-equipped machine  along... more
What were Lincoln’s options? –– Author and Lincoln trial scholar George Dekle Sr., posed that question to a crowd of lawyers and jurists gathered in Beardstown’s Lincoln Courtroom  for the Second Annual Lincoln’s Legacy Conference.  Dekle led a... more
Fire of unknown origin – A surreal, other-worldly scene greeted Virginia firefighters Saturday morning as they arrived on the scene of the fire that destroyed the rural Virginia home of Mason & Jennifer Kemp. Reports indicate no one was home at... more

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The Lady Tigers defeated Brown County 25-11, 25-17 in their first match in the Lady Suns Classic, the O&B lost to Illini West in their second outing by scores of the 15-25, 15- 25 and the Lady

Obituaries

Clayton R. Carter, 65, passed away peacefully at his home in Chandlerville on Tuesday, August 28.