Steve and Lisa Clark accept the keys as new owners of McCausland’s Market from Laurie Finney Beard, who has spent almost two years trying to revive Virginia’s only remaining grocery store. Martin Photo
    Virginia couple Steve and Lisa Clark officially became the new owners of McCausland’s Market on January 10, or the Virginia Market as it will now be known.     To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
In 1920, the Prohibition was enacted, Woodrow Wilson was President of the United States and it was the beginning of the Roaring ’20s. In that same year on Jan. 16, local resident  Charles “Ike” Weishaar was born in Browning to Charles and Lula... more
The Lewistown Lady Indians 2019 LTC Champions--L/R: Odessa Grove, Lydia Cripe, Adey Samply, Alex Egbert and Cari Heffren. Back Row: L/R––Coach Joey McLaufflin, Heffren, Libby Hopkins, Macy Mikulich, Sydney Shaeffer, Kate Heffren, Addison Yurkovich and Head Coach Greg Bennett. Sabetti Photo
The Lewistown Lady Indians came into the Lady Tiger Classic (LTC) as the #1 seed and leave with the LTC championship trophy, they were led by two time Terry Kennedy MVP Award  winner Anna Heffren. The Fulton County quintet sailed through the LTC... more
Mayor Leslie Harris presents Ike Weishaar with a proclamation declaring Jan. 16 as “Charles ‘Ike’ Weishaar Day” in recognition of his 100th birthday. It says the mayor, council, and Beardstown citizens “honor Mr. Weishaar for his long life and prosperity, and wish him many more.” A birthday celebration is planned for Sunday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Post. Photo by Allie Dawson
    At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Beardstown City Council, Mayor Leslie Harris read a proclamation declaring January 16 Charles “Ike” Weishaar day in honor of Ike’s 100th birthday that day.     To view more, please log in or subscribe to the... more
Steve and Lisa Clark accept the keys as new owners of McCausland’s Market from Laurie Finney Beard, who has spent almost two years trying to revive Virginia’s only remaining grocery store. Martin Photo
Kassidy Kirchner (#1 holding basketball)--Scored her 1000th career points in the Lady Jays lop-sided win over Illini Central 61-39  PORT/A-C’s win improved the Lady Jays to 20-1. Furnished Photo
The Lewistown Lady Indians 2019 LTC Champions--L/R: Odessa Grove, Lydia Cripe, Adey Samply, Alex Egbert and Cari Heffren. Back Row: L/R––Coach Joey McLaufflin, Heffren, Libby Hopkins, Macy Mikulich, Sydney Shaeffer, Kate Heffren, Addison Yurkovich and Head Coach Greg Bennett. Sabetti Photo
Mayor Leslie Harris presents Ike Weishaar with a proclamation declaring Jan. 16 as “Charles ‘Ike’ Weishaar Day” in recognition of his 100th birthday. It says the mayor, council, and Beardstown citizens “honor Mr. Weishaar for his long life and prosperity, and wish him many more.” A birthday celebration is planned for Sunday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. at the VFW Post. Photo by Allie Dawson

CASSCOMM celebrates with Virginia Memorial Public Library on Foundation for Rural Service Grant Award

    As part of its ongoing commitment to rural communities across the country, the Foundation of Rural Service (FRS) offers aid for communities served by NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association member

Angie Dyer

    Angie Dyer, 60, Sherman, went to her heavenly home on Friday, November 29. She was born on March 10, 1959, in Galesburg to Rev. Glenn and Imogene (Kennedy) Anderson.

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Longtime Arenzville resident Vera Imogene Talkemeyer will celebrate her 97th birthday Friday, Feb. 1.

 

Lifestyle

    In last week’s Focus, I wrote about two doors listed in the Scriptures. One door was an open door which God gives as an invitation to hope and our calling, an open door which no one can shut.

Sports

     The Lady Tigers were overwhelmed by the No. 7 stated-ranked Lady Rockets of Routt Catholic 55-14 last week.

Obituaries

    Mary L. Hardy, 88, of Beardstown died Tuesday, Jan. 21, at her home.    
    Arrangements are pending at Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown.