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  • Police Log week of Dec. 12, 2013

    For the Record - Police Log
    Beardstown Police report Warrant: Cass and Schuyler County arrest warrants were received for Matthew J. Mason for failure to pay or appear. The Cass County failure to appear was on charges of disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia. Mason ...
  • Property Transfers Dec. 12, 2013

    For the Record - Real Estate Transfers
    The following real estate transfers were recorded at the Cass County Courthouse: ...
  • Phyllis Smith

    For the Record - Obituaries
    Phyllis J. Smith, 85 of Beardstown, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in her home. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6,  at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown. Burial was in Beardstown City Cemetery. The family met with friends two...
  • Tuckers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

    Lifestyles - Anniversaries
    Larry and MaryLee Tucker of Beardstown, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on December 7. They were married December 7, 1963 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beardstown by the Rev. Edward M. Lang. Their attendants were their good friends, Bill a...
  • Beardstown Youth Basketball League

    By Jason Brockschmidt Play opened with a bang in the All-Pro Division on Wednesday as the Blue Blazers and the Green Grizzlies went to an overtime shootout to decide the first game of the season. Denzel McWilliams made the only overtime free throw and ha...
  • Area Girls Basketball Results

    Beardstown’s Lady Tigers dropped a pair of games recently one to B/P-City, Thursday night to the highly regarded Havana Lady Ducks 61-21. This Monday they were routed by South Fulton 63-27. Triopia downed archrival Jacksonville Routt 52-37. Mackenzie Mi...
  • BHS Tigers capture Prairieland TOC Championship

    By Don ChipmanChip22@att.net The BHS Tigers put the finishing touches on the Prairieland TOC by knocking off Farmington last Saturday in a blowout with the final verdict standing at 59-41. The O&?B?finished the tournament with a 4-1 record, losing onl...
  • Alex Myles named HM in Class 2A

    The hard-running senior back of the BHS Tigers recently was named to the Illinois Football Coaches Association Honorable Mention All-State list in Class 2A. Myles rushed for 1,028 yards on 112 carries for just over nine yards per   carry. Myles rushed f...
  • A-C Middle School Student Council collects food items for Cass County Food Pantry

    The A-C Central Middle School Student Council participated in a "Trick-or Treat So People Can Eat" Food drive on October 30 in Ashland and October 31 in Chandlerville. The middle school students were able to collect 568 food items that were donated to the...
  • Christmas in Virginia

    Christmas in Virginia is tonight Dec. 6, 2013. The lighted Santa Parade will be one of the highlights of Christmas in Virginia. This year’s theme will be “Christmas Vacation.” FFA will cook brats and pork chops in front of IGA, 4-9 p.m. A pie contes...
  • Shelly Wessel announces bid as Democrat candidate for Cass County Clerk

    Shelly Wessel announced her bid for nomination as the Democratic candidate for Cass County Clerk and Recorder. Shelly has been employed in the Cass County Clerk's office for the past 12 years and is currently the Chief Deputy Clerk. As Chief Deputy she ov...
  • Toys donated to Santa's Workshop

    By David V. MillerFor the Star-Gazette It was two thirty p.m. on November 27 when the little convoy pulled out of the VIT High School parking lot in Table Grove. Loaded down with 75 hand-made, wooden semi trucks, they made their one hour pilgrimage to a r...
  • BHS Tigers off to solid early season start at 3-1

    By Don ChipmanSports Editor The Tigers are off and running by winning their first two encounters in the Prairieland TOC by winning over Havana 50-33 in their season opener, and downed Bushnell/Prairie City 61-51 in their second outing. In a surprise loss,...
  • BHS Lady Tigers off to a rough early start at 0-3

    By Don ChipmanChip22@att.net The BHS Lady Tigers got off to a slow start for the 2013-14 seasons when they dropped a 57-28 decision to Rushville-Industry.  Aileana Rawlins, with 14 points, was the only Lady Tiger in double digits. The Lady Tigers took on...
  • Police and Court week of Dec. 5, 2013

    For the Record - Police Log
    Beardstown Police: ...
  • Real Estate Transactions Dec. 5, 2013

    For the Record - Real Estate Transfers
    The following real estate transactions were recorded at the Cass County Courthouse: ...
  • George F. “Gook” “Red” Clostermery

    For the Record - Obituaries
    George F. “Gook” “Red” Clostermery, 92, of Beardstown,  died Sunday, Dec. 1, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6,  at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Ce...
  • Kenny Huey

    For the Record - Obituaries
    Kenneth Lee Huey, 49 of Beardstown, died Thursday, Nov. 28, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. The family met with friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday Dec. 1, at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown. Masonic Rites were held at 5 p.m. Sunday after the visitat...
  • Gard Elementary receives grant for new playground

    Congratulations to Gard Elementary School who submitted a grant application through Cunningham Recreation for the GameTime Back-to-School grant. The grant matches a portion of the school’s funds to purchase playground equipment. ...
  • Christmas in the Village will be held at Chandlerville December 14

    By Verna StoneFor the Star-Gazette The Chandlerville Improvement Council will sponsor “Christmas in the Village” on December 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion. They will be serving pancakes and sausage; sausage and cheese sandwiches and drinks. ...