Keith Schramm appointed to vacant Fourth Ward seat

By June Conner     Beardstown’s Fourth Ward has a new alderman after the City Council voted unanimously on the appointment of Keith Schramm. Schramm told the council Tuesday that he had lived in Beardstown over 20 years. He had worked at Oscar Mayer and had been a business owner in Beardstown. Schramm replaces Tom Penwarden who moved from the 4th Ward in February.     Police Department Chief…

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