Beardstown Grand Opera House will present “Disney’s High School Musical” Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Beardstown High School auditorium.    Tickets for the show are available through cast members, and at... more
    A dredging project on the Sangamon River to repair the Hager Slough Levee, which was damaged by flooding in 2013, is currently underway.    The Hager Slough Drainage District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began the project to build a berm... more
    Monday evening’s Virginia City Council session was a time for fond farewells and warm welcomes.    After 14 years in city government, Steve Sudbrink presided over his final meeting as Virginia’s mayor. It also was the final meeting for Alderman... more
Virginia School Superintendent Brent O’Daniell has received the Virginia Community Builder award from Virginia Masonic Lodge No. 544. The annual award is given to an individual who has made important, positive contributions to the community.... more
    The Beardstown City Council met on May 2 at 6 p.m.    The initial meeting was Steve Patterson’s last Council meeting as mayor. An ordinance approving a 10-year franchise agreement between the City of Beardstown and Cass Cable TV, Inc. was... more
    Science was front and center for Virginia Junior and Senior High School students on April 21.    Science teacher Ashley McCabe was delighted with the wide variety of this year’s Annual Science Fair science entries that ranged from fish... more



    The public portion of the meeting of the Beardstown School Board was fairly short this month.



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    Dolores Irene Hall, 87, of White Hall, formerly of Mt. Sterling, passed away at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at the White Hall Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in White Hall.