April 17, 2014
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  • Stinsons to celebrate 50th Wedding annivesary

    Joe and Linda Stinson, of Arenzville, will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 7, They were married at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown on August 7, 1963. Their parents are Bette L. Foster and Ethel Stinton, of Beardsto...
  • Filippini and Knueven engagement announced

    The engagement of Victoria Jane Filippini and Brett Alan Knueven, both of Rockford, is being announced. The future bride is the daughter of Joe Filippini and the late Colette Filippini of Chesterton, Indiana. She graduated from Chesterton High School i...
  • Roger Landon retires

    By Leigh MorrisFor the Star-Gazette Roger Landon tried retirement about four years ago, but retirement didn’t take hold. After 31 years and a month as an insurance agent, Landon is giving retirement a second try. July 31 was his last official day with ...
  • Back to School Fair a success

    Photos by Bob Burget/For the Star-GazetteParents and children sort through the piles of clothing which were donated to the Back To School Fair. Clothing sizes ranged from children to adult men and women and included  shoes, purses and coats and more. Ch...
  • Virginia hires teachers, bumps lunch prices a nickel

    By Leigh MorrisFor the Star-Gazette Meeting in special session on August. 1, the Virginia School Board acted to further bolster the district’s teaching corps by hiring new teachers and aides. ...
  • Mississippi Police Sergeant named Police Chief

    By Leigh Morris A 36-year-old Southaven, Miss., police sergeant will take the reins of the Beardstown Police Department this week, succeeding Chris Baer. Roy Hurst is expected to assume his new duties as police chief as soon as this Friday, according to M...
  • Local Airport to get upgrade

    By Steve CappsFor the Star-Gazette Beardstown may soon see some needed improvements at the city’s airport. The Committee-As-A-Whole met last week with the engineer tasked with maintenance and planning at the facility on behalf of the city and the FAA. T...
  • Herter awarded Petefish, Skiles scholarship

    Beardstown student Kaitlyn Herter was awarded the Petefish, Skiles & Co. Bank Cass County Scholarship. Kaitlyn Herter, the daughter of Joe and Kelly Herter, is a member of the 2013 graduating class from Beardstown High School. She plans to attend Illi...
  • BHS/TAC Club is holding raffle to help fund high school sports programs

    By Don Chipmanchip2@att.net The Beardstown TAC Club, in conjunction with Jennings, Inc. of Beardstown, is holding a raffle for a 2005 Grand Prix  car for the benefit of BHS sports. ...
  • Jackie Robinson West 11-12 year olds capture state title

    By Don Chipmanchip2@att.net Jackie Robinson West proved it was no fluke when they defeated Bradley Bourbonnais 11-3 in the first of two championship contests. JRW then banged out a 14-3 four inning win over Bourbonnais to claim the 11-12 year old state ti...
  • Cass County Sheriff Reports

    The Cass County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports: ...
  • Property Transfers

    The following real estate transfers were recorded at the Cass County Courthouse: ...
  • Rozella L. Wessel

    Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, Rozella L. Wessel, 89, of Beardstown, was called from this life at 7:55 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Funeral masses will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, at ...
  • Terry Byron Dorsey

    Terry Byron Dorsey, 47, of rural Topeka, passed away at 5:06 p.m.,  Saturday, July 27, at the Mason District Hospital Emergency Room in Havana. Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is in charge of arrangements....
  • Kevin Lee Tippey

    Kevin Lee Tippey, 59, of Huntsville, passed away at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 3, at his residence.   Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
  • Lucille Newell

    Harriet Lucille Newell, 83, of Beardstown, died Saturday, Aug. 3, at Heritage Health in Beardstown. Cremation rites have been accorded. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.co...
  • Red Norvo soars to national fame

    By Leigh Morris At the time Red Norvo played on conductor Victor Young’s radio program, he also was appearing with Ben Bernie’s orchestra at the College Inn located in Chicago’s Sherman House hotel. During one of his College Inn appearances in 1932...
  • Need toys other than stuffed ones

    Editor: I am writing about a good thing. Santa’s Workshop is overflowing with stuffed toys (the good thing). However, I am asking that we don’t get anymore stuffed toys as I have a whole room full of them. We are needing toys such as cars, dolls, etc....
  • Bring donations during business hours

    Dear Editor: Please visit our store during business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, if you have donations. Bring them during the time we are open. Do not leave donations outside when we are closed. The donations may be damaged by ...
  • Colored vegatables healthy for you

    By Kay Brown Well, it’s Monday morning, and they’re calling for rain all week. I don’t mind that because then I don’t have to water everything. Watering costs us money, and takes some of the market profit. Last Friday was another good market day....