Honored Service

Honored service — Beardstown resident June Thurman was honored Saturday morning during the opening ceremonies of the Beardstown 88 Hoops Classic in recognition of her 45 years’ service to Beardstown Area Special Olympics and Beardstown Area Special Athletes. Presenting the plaque is Jeff Baer, president of Beardstown Area Special Athletes. (Photo by Brian DeLoche.)


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