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Need a new sign

Update needed –– This weathered sign on the trestle work of the BNSF Railroad Bridge at Beardstown, which reads “Boat Channel 6 ft Depth,” is in need of serious updating since tree

Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations –– The Beach Boys are pictured in concert at Springfield’s Robin Roberts Park May 26.  Former Beardstown resident Bill Schnake, owner of Schnake Sound & Light w



In the last few years, the phrase “fake news” has worked its way into our vocabulary. It is a phrase used to describe information that is accepted as fact by some but disbelieved by others.