A large crack is visible at the top of the old Tureman Opera House's north wall.
Clues to the collapse – Bricks bow outward toward the alley on the back wall of the old Tureman Opera House building in Virginia,
A bow in the outside wall support is visible on the northwall
Under new ownership – McCausland Food Market owner Laurie Finney Beard (right) and store manager Stephanie Hobrock took time out from their work for the camera
Blind shot –– Hunter safety instructor Randy Robeson uses a training decoy to teach young shooters gun safety when shooting from a hunting blind.  The hunter safety course, approved by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, was taught in the... more



Three sixth grade students from A-C Central Jr. High were selected to receive a special award from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's poster and poetry contest.


Norma J LaMaster of
Chandlerville, formerly
of Beardstown, will celebrate
her 90th birthday on
March 8.
Please help her celebrate
by sending cards and


The A-C Central seventh grade volleyball team finished third at the IESA state tournament with a two set 25-16, 25-21 win over Gardner in the 7A Division held last week at Pawnee.


Anna Darlene Strong, 86, of Salem, passed away Sunday, March 11, at 9:10 p.m. in Salem Crossing, Ind.