Triopia will hold its Homecoming celebration on Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m., with coronation at 7 p.m. The dance will conclude at 9:30 p.m., with a bonfire to follow. The Homecoming court is as follows:    Pictured front row, left to right: Jaelyn... more
    Beardstown Shudo Kan Karate & Fitness held a ribbon cutting on Monday, Aug. 28.    The fitness studio opened its doors one year ago, and offers all-ages cardio kickboxing courses as well as traditional karate of the shito-ryu style.    ... more
    With H.W. Devlin’s long planned move up the road to Matanzas Beach underway, his resignation as a city alderman was announced at Monday evening’s City Council session.    Mayor Reg Brunk announced that he is appointing Jason French to serve out... more
    The Tri-County Thunder 12u girls softball team came away with a fourth place trophy in the ASA/USA national tournament played in Eau Claire, WI. Pool PlayGame 1    TCT was one of only a few teams to get in a game in pool play as weather was wet... more
Virginia’s Masonic Lodge is a long-time supporter of the Virginia Summer Daze program. Lodge Senior Warden Matt Werner presents a $415 check for the Virginia Summer Daze program. Accepting the gift from  are Summer Daze volunteers Hailey Melvin (... more
    The Beardstown Police Department recently participated in a live active shooter training at the Beardstown High School.    During this training, Beardstown officers trained in a variety of skills and techniques to isolate shooters and handle... more

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    Cass-Schuyler Public Transit will be running a route during Fall Fun Festival weekend. Children under 5 will ride free with a paying parent or guardian.

Lifestyle

    After 16 years together, two people took the plunge into marriage on the banks of the Illinois River.

Sports

This week in Chip's Corner, Justin Allgaier wins at Chicagoland Xfinity; Elias Valtonen is in Illini's gunsights; Mike Epstein is a bright star in a cloudy sky; Chip discusses the Cubs; Ayo gets a

Obituaries

    Byron D. Ross, 96, of Rushville, passed away at 6:55 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15, at Heritage Health, Therapy and Senior Care in Mt. Sterling.