BEARDSTOWN — Beardstown City Council is considering building something tiny in hopes of helping homeless or struggling veterans in a big way.

Quincy-based organization 2x4s for HOPE was launched about five years ago to build tiny homes that then are given free to veterans.

Members Billie and Paula Burge will speak Tuesday during the council's committee meeting, giving a presentation on the organization's completed projects in Quincy and Mount Sterling and discussing how Beardstown could move forward with its own 2x4s for HOPE project.

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A 67-year-old veteran from Geneseo, Illinois, pleaded guilty to stolen valor charges on Aug. 22, after misleading the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Justice announced.

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Normally when you think of eligible bachelors, you think rich, handsome actors, royalty, or real estate moguls, not congressmen. But when it comes to military veterans Adam Kinzinger and Seth Moulton, you might want to make an exception. Town & Country magazine certainly did when choosing them as the only two veterans in its 50 most eligible bachelors of 2017.

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