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Salvage operations

Salvage operations –– Moments after the smoke last week's demolition blast collapsed a portion of the old IL Rt 104 Bridge across the Illinois River at Meredosia, heavy equipment o

"Shelf Improvement"

Shelf-Help programming –– Beardstown Library Director Trisha Scott,  and  Adult Services Librarian Ethan McIntyre share a laugh as they record the first “episode” of their “Shelf I

Diggin' it!

Digging it –– The entire congregation of the First Christian Church took part in groundbreaking ceremonies for Beardstown Christian Academy’s new classroom wing.

Bang!

BANG! –– Clouds of smoke erupt at the moment of detonation as explosives bring down the first section of the old Illinois Route 104 Bridge across the Illinois River at Meredosia.

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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.