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Rushville-Industry track sends four relays, five individuals to state

May 20, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

BEARDSTOWN -- Rushville-Industry High School qualified four relays and five individuals to state Friday at the Class 1A Beardstown Boys Sectional Track and Field Meet. Beardstown junior Isaac Riddle won the pole vault with an effort of 11 feet 11 ...

Rockets take second

May 19, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierBut in the end, the Carthage Illini West boys' track and field team managed to edge Rushville-Industry 128-118 for the team title at the Beardstown Sectional Friday night. Rushville-Industry still will be well-represented at next weekend's Illinois ...

BHS junior part of national summit

May 15, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierBEARDSTOWNHigh school junior Natalie Seaman will spend a week of her summer vacation taking part in a national youth summit. ... She was the Illinois 4-H Air Rifle champion in 2015 and claimed two second-place finishes, in both 2014 and 2016.

BHS 'Galaxy Gala' Prom

May 3, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

The Class of 2018 is pleased to host Beardstown High School's Prom, “Galaxy Gala,” on Saturday, May 6. Walk in will be at 6 p.m. in the HS Courtyard. The community is invited to attend and encouraged to bring lawn chairs. This year's Senior Prom ...

Illini West boys, QHS girls win titles at Beardstown

April 22, 2017 by Herald-Whig

BEARDSTOWN, Ill. -- The Illini West boys and Quincy High School girls track teams both took home first place in the Rob Garcia Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Illini West boys scored 178 points. QHS came in third with 97 points. Illini West's ...

Meatpacker video game in Iowa challenges you to slaughter hogs for 8 hours straight

April 20, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comMiller hails from a city of about 5,700 in west-central Illinois, Beardstown, where the major employer for decades has been a meatpacking plant, now under the JBS Pork brand. .... Today, some of his fellow high school graduates now work there. Why ...

Area notebook: Williamsville baseball star, hitting .696, out with knee injury

April 17, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterAfter receiving bad news about one of its top contributors, the Williamsville High School baseball team went out and grabbed an emotional victory. Down 3-1 with runners on first and third and two out in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday, the ...

Raymond L. Gibble

April 17, 2017 by

29, 1925, in Beardstown, the son of Samuel Bowman and Blanche S. (Dietsch) Gibble. Ray's story weaves back and forth between the Illinois, Mississippi, and Rock rivers. Beardstown, lost a promising citizen when Ray graduated from its high school. Named ...

Hawks get past Routt

April 15, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierBEARDSTOWN — One of the crazier plays of the 2017 high school baseball season — so far — helped Carrollton erase a 4-1 deficit en route to a 7-4 win over Routt in the third-place game of the Beardstown Tournament Saturday afternoon. Carrollton, shut ...

Bill Myers Headed for Beardstown

April 6, 2017 by Effingham's News Leader

Effingham Junior High School Principal Bill Myers is headed for an administrative position in Beardstown. Myers, who had earlier announced his resignation at EJHS as of June 30, will become junior high and high school principal at Beardstown. He will ...

Schlueter 95th birthday

April 5, 2017 by Beardstownnewspapers

BeardstownnewspapersShe was born April 5, 1922, and spent most of her life in Beardstown, the first of four children of Herman and Bessie (Dyche) Treadway. Norma Jean graduated from Beardstown High School in 1940 and served in the U.S. Navy Reserves from 1944 until 1946.


April 2, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal Courier

Jacksonville Journal CourierThe engagement of Heather Lynn Bradford and Chuck Cropp, both of Jacksonville, is being announced. The future bride is the daughter of Morris and Rhonda Dobrovolny of Beardstown. She graduated from Beardstown High School in 2007 and from Ashford ...

Dickhut -- Frazee

March 20, 2017 by Herald-Whig

Herald-WhigThe prospective bridegroom is a 2003 graduate of Beardstown High School and graduated from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2007 with a degree in psychology. In 2013, he graduated from Concordia Seminary St. Louis with a master of divinity.

Beardstown takes 4th place in state team wrestling debut

February 25, 2017 by The State Journal-Register

The State Journal-RegisterBLOOMINGTON -- Beardstown High School took fourth place in the Tigers' first appearance in the Class 1A Dual Team State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Coliseum. The Tigers, who finished 26-10 and were ranked 19th in Illinois ...

Principal leaving for superintendent post

February 16, 2017 by Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Jacksonville Journal-CourierRiddle is a graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and started his career in education as an administrator at the Rochester School District. He said that with a son in high school in Beardstown who is involved in sports, he will be ...

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