April 25, 2014

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  • BHS Tigers give Triopia Trojans a 59-47 spanking

    By Don ChipmanSports Editor The BHS Tigers improved to 5-3 as they handed Triopia their first loss of the season in a 57-46 spanking on the Trojans home hardwood. The Tigers led at all four stops in the contest. Balanced scoring overcame Triopia’s long ...
  • Hunter Danielle Spurgeon

    Hunter Danielle Spurgeon, 13, of Beardstown,  died early Friday, December 20, 2013 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville. Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 23,  at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Ceme...
  • Leslie Eugene “Les” Bryant II

    Leslie Eugene “Les” Bryant II, 69, of rural Rushville, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at his residence. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
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  • Property Transfers

    The following real estate transactions were recorded at the Cass County Courthouse: ...
  • A Blanket of Snow

    Photo by Leigh Morris/For the Star-GazetteWhile Cass County’s first significant snowfall of the season created problems for motorists, the storm left two Beardstown landmarks blanketed in a beautiful blanket of snow. On the left is the Old Lincoln Court...
  • Sitting Bull’s original name was “Slow”

    As a young boy the subject of this week’s story was named “Slow.” But because of his bravery as a young boy, it was changed to one more appropriate for a warrior. ...
  • Triopia Trojans off to good start at 2-0

    By Don ChipmanChip22@att.net Head Coach Mike Lewis, although in a rebuilding mode, has gotten his Triopia Trojans off to a quick 2-0 start, downing Rushville/Industry 60-54 in the season opener, and tripping Jacksonville ISD, 51-28. ...
  • Youth Basketball Results

    In the All-Pro Division of the Beardstown Youth Basketball League on Wednesday, December 11, it was the Yellow Pacers edging the Green Grizzlies 20 to 18. Brayden Booth notched 14 points for the winners while Brock Krumboltz added four and Ethan Ross had ...
  • Lady Trojans fall to N. Greene 50-25 in blowout

    Triopia vs. N. Greene In a rough and tumble contest, the Lady Blue of Triopia were no match for the more physical North Greene Lady Spartans, dropping a 50-25 decision last Thursday night. The Lady Spartans won all four stops and led at the intermission ...
  • Tornadoes blow by Tigers in 64-48 runaway

    By Don Chipmanchip22@att.net The BHS Tigers played only one game last week, losing to Abingdon as the Tornadoes blew by the O&B in a 64-48 final. Last Friday’s game with Bushnell-Prairie City was cancelled due to inclimate weather and was reschedule...
  • Lynn Painter

    Lynn Painter, 68, of Rushville, passed away at 3:37 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital. The Worthington Funeral Home is Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
  • Ruby Lucille Ward

    Ruby Lucille Ward, of Macomb, formerly of Rushville, died at 10:55 p.m. Sat. Dec. 14, at Wesley Village in Macomb. The Worthington Funeral Home is Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
  • Roberts 70th Wedding Anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Roy Roberts of Normal, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a family gathering in Springfield. Roy Roberts and Christine Kuhlmann were married December 23, 1943, in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Roy was stationed with the U.S. Army. ...
  • Virginia set to launch innovative math program in January

    By Leigh MorrisFor the Star-Gazette Encouraged by the results generated through an innovative reading program, the Virginia School Board is moving forward with a similar program in math for elementary students. On Monday evening, the board unanimously app...
  • Mayor Patterson breaks increased tax levy tie

    Beardstown Mayor Steve Patterson had to break a surprise tie vote at Tuesday's City Council meeting in an effort to get the property tax levy to Cass County before the end of the year. There was no discussion at the preceding public hearing and no discuss...
  • Bob Rittenhouse publishes touching book

    By David V. MillerFor the Star-Gazette Many of us have been touched by the gift of raising children; some of us by those with special needs. Most of us, however would not make the latter our first choice, let alone, go to great lengths to see it through. ...
  • Local Fire Departments honor one of their own

    Six firetrucks are lined up along State Street to honor Kenny Huey at his Memorial Service Sunday. Huey served on the Arenzville Fire Department and Beardstown Fire Department. The trucks were from Beardstown, Arenzville, Ashland, Virginia, Chapin and Mer...