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No arrests, no injuries following alleged robbery in Jacksonville yesterday

No one is hurt following an alleged robbery yesterday evening in Jacksonville. According to authorities, officers with the Jacksonville Police Department responded to a report at around 5 p.m. of a subject who had allegedly been robbed in the 400 block of North Prairie. Police reports say that the v

WLDS.COM - 2017-09-21 14:45:08

Sessions says new efforts will fight nation's drug epidemic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday the nation is fighting the worst prescription and opioid epidemic in its history, but he believes some of the steps the Department of Justice has taken will make great inroads in tackling the problems. "I believe the d

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-21 11:04:06

WATCH LIVE: Paul Ryan holds press conference after touring Irma damage

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., speaks about Harvey relief efforts after a meeting with House Republicans, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) Speaker of the House Paul Ryan holds a press conference in Miami Wednesday after touring the damage caused

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:48:30

Cass County Health Department holds flu clinics

The Cass County Health Department is hitting the road and coming to a community near you in the coming weeks. Clinics in Arenzville, Ashland, Beardstown, Chandlerville, and Virginia will offer the opportunity for residents to receive their flu shots closer to home. CDC recommends that anyone over 6

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:59:00

Study: Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill

Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law, according to an independent analysis released Wednesday. That would likely result in more uninsured Americans. The study by the consulting firm Avalere Health found that the Graham-Cassidy bill would

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:04:08

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy but keeps stores open

Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company based in Wayne, New Jersey, said late Monday

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-19 06:20:48

Two car crash injurers a tow truck driver in Morgan County

Illinois State Police are investigating a two-car crash on Interstate 72 in Morgan County. Troopers were called to the scene west of New Berlin around 6:15 pm Monday night. They say a 64-year old man was driving west when he crashed into a tow truck that was loading a disabled vehicle. The tow truck

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-19 09:28:26

Pine takes oath of office in Bluffs

Chuck Pine took the oath of office as he became the newest trustee in the village of Bluffs during this month's regular meeting. Pine replaces Joe Engelbrecht who is relocating outside the area. To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition. Chuck Pine took the oath of office as

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:53:00

Panthers claw Trojans in WIVC North clash

Down 22-0 at halftime the Triopia Trojans made a gallant second half rally that fell short in a 22-12 loss to the visiting Camp Point Central Panthers. The loss moves the Trojans to 2-2 for the season, and 1-1 in the North. To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:19:00

New True Value owners hold ribbon cutting

The Beardstown Chamber would like to congratulate the new owners of True Value Hardware. George Bishop and Steve Heiderscheit have purchased this established business and will continue to provide the same longstanding services and product lines that customers depend on. George and Steve marked the

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:14:00

At the Library: Week of September 25

Upcoming Programs: September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Help us reach our goal of 500 new cards by coming in and getting your card. Any student who attends the Beardstown CUSD #15 is eligible for a FREE card regardless of address. Pre-K Story time - Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Come check out Ms. Car

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:12:00

A lamp to one's feet

"Thy word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path" (Ps. 119:105). There is an old story told about the mighty armies that marched during Biblical times. If they wanted to attack an enemy camp at dawn, they had to move at night. If the sky was clear and the moon and stars shone brightly, it was

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:11:00

Warmer weather returns this week

Another week, a little warmer. We really couldn't have expected the cool weather to last. When I put the dog out at 6 a.m. Sunday, I really expected to see some sign of rain, but it's noon and nothing yet. It was nice that it didn't rain yesterday evening, because some of the family were over for

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:03:00

A collection of interesting trivia

For nothing better to write about, it is trivia time again. - Ray and Wilma Yoder, who live in Tualatin, Ind., have been to all 645 Cracker Barrel restaurants. Ray worked for a company that manufactured RVs and his job was delivering the new motor homes to dealerships all over the country. He stop

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 17:58:00

Virginia High School senior trip questioned

A proposed Virginia High School senior class trip to Orlando, Fla., failed on Monday evening to win the approval of the Virginia Board of Education. Board President Matt Werner and several other members expressed concerns over the proposed Feb. 16-19 Florida trip. Board member Stephanie Hobrock sa

BEARDSTOWNNEWSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 16:58:00

Aaron Carter 911 call: 'He's a really heavy drug user, and he's inhaling computer duster'

In a series of 911 calls placed September 5, friends of Aaron Carter express concern to police over his drug use and beg them to stop him, according to audio obtained by The Blaze. First, a woman, reaching out to the St. Petersburg police: "He's a really heavy drug user, and he's inhaling computer

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-21 19:13:53

Tuscola holds at No. 2 in Class 2A

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Others receiving votes: Stevenson 6, Hinsdale Central 4, St. Charles East 4,

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-09-19 21:12:00

Farmers hitting the road in Sangamon County

It's that time of the year again when farmers are going to be heading out to their fields collecting their hard work. Tractors and combines are already hitting the roads in Sangamon County. These heavy machines can take about a whole county road from one side to the other. Anyone sitting in the chai

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-19 18:30:46

Auburn High School lending an ear to students feeling down

At Aurbun High School, the student body wants students to know they matter. The program is a call for anyone, feeling depressed, anxious or even suicidal, to speak up or seek help. Student council leaders are more than willing to lend an ear to any classmate that may be feeling down. Many times, the

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:46:31

Belgian architecture firm weighing in on YWCA block

The latest inspiration for the former YWCA block in downtown Springfield comes via Belgium. Mayor Jim Langfelder said city officials met last week with a representative from Wirtz International Landscape Architects. North Mansion Y-Block Development Group invited the firm, based in Schoten, Belgium,

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 22:00:12