Blocked — The Lady Jays’ Addison McClure (6) gets the block, while teammate Dana DeFreezer is there to help back up the play in the Lady Jays’ victory over Tremont  enroute to the championship of the Lady Tiger Invitational Saturday in Beardstown... more
A wall of white — Triopia’s Zach Thompson finds a lot of running room behind a wall of white-clad teammates on one of his 28 carries during last Friday night’s upset victory over the Beardstown Tigers.  Thompson rambled for 205 rushing yards to lead... more
A quarter-century’s affiliation — Joe Osmer, (center) owner of Osmer Towing & Battery Specialists in Beardstown, was recently awarded a plaque recognizing his 25-year affiliation with the American Automobile Association (AAA). On hand for the... more
The 2018 Beardstown Fall Fun Festival queen was Cheyenne Combs.The festival’s Little Miss was Zoey Crabtree and the Little Mister was Levi Lancaster.
New library team — Library Director Patty Brogdan (left) and Assistant Librarian Karen Long discuss a new addition to the Virginia Memorial Public Library collection. Both joined the library this past summer. (Leigh Morris photo)
Raising the roof — A 60-foot roof truss is raised for positioning atop the new classrooms and youth center under construction at the First Christian Church/Beardstown Christian Academy.  Construction on the new facility is expected to be completed... more

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Blocked — The Lady Jays’ Addison McClure (6) gets the block, while teammate Dana DeFreezer is there to help back up the play in the Lady Jays’ victory over Tremont  enroute to the

Lifestyle

I’ve been thinking about the language, the currency if you will, of politics. It has to do, almost exclusively, with the marketing of three interrelated commodities: fear, anger, and hate.

Sports

The Lady Jays of PORTA/A-C sailed through the BHS Varsity VB Tournament held at the Tiger Den last Saturday with a perfect 4-0 record.

Obituaries

Mary Thrower, 85, of Beardstown died Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Heritage Health in Mt. Sterling.