April 24, 2014

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  • Beardstown Police reports

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  • Otis Mauroe Law

    Otis Mauroe “Roe” Law, 97 of Beardstown and formerly of Mt. Sterling died Monday, Sept. 16,  in Titusville, Florida. Masonic funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling, conducted by the ...
  • Otis Mauroe Law

    Otis Mauroe “Roe” Law, 97 of Beardstown and formerly of Mt. Sterling died Monday, Sept. 16,  in Titusville, Florida. Masonic funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling, conducted by the ...
  • Douglas John Myers

    Douglas John Myers, 56, of Littleton, passed away Saturday, September 21, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The Wood Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
  • Marjorie S. Moreland

    Marjorie S. Moreland, 89, of Rushville, passed away at 7:25 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 19, at Snyder’s Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home. The Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements....
  • Richard D. Ruppel

    Richard D. Ruppel, 81, of Chandlerville, passed away at 12:42 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Visitation was held at Lintner-Hurley Funeral Home in Chandlerville on Tuesday, Sept. 24,  from 5 until 7 p.m. Funeral serv...
  • Eleanor Kirchner

    Eleanor Kirchner, 86, of Beardstown, died Monday, Sept. 23, at Snyders Vaughn-Haven in Rushville. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Beardstown. There will be no formal visitation. Memorials are sugges...
  • Another statue unnecessary

    Editor: I served my country with pride. I served at a time when doing so was unpopular. Vietnam was a place we were all trying to forget. The Marine Recruiter convinced me our country still needed a few good men. Before I had a chance to change my mind, I...
  • Parents/teenagers addicted to texting

    Greetings from the Ridge. Back in the day when I had even less sense than I now possess, I used to volunteer as a chaperone for overnight youth trips. I’m not a camper so I confined myself to trips that involved motels and soft beds. Nothing lets you pe...
  • Area Girls Volleyball Results

    The Porta/A-C Lady Jays had a tough week in which they went 1-4 in the Mt. Pulaski Invitational Tournament. They lost to Williamsville 10-25, 12-25, dropped a match to Lincoln 11-25, 16-25; fell to Eastland 13-25, 25-27, were beaten by Eureka 16-25, 19-25...
  • Trojans lose 12-8 heart-breaker to Hornets

    Don ChipmanSports Editor “When it rains it pours.” The Triopia Trojans fell to 1-3 (1-1 WIVC North) in the early season going with a heart-rending 12-8 loss in the waning seconds against WIVC North rival Brown Co. on the Hornets home turf last Friday....
  • Beardstown Soccer

    By Don Chipmanchip22@att.net The Beardstown Tiger soccer team won one and lost one this past week, losing to a very good Monmouth-Roseville squad 3-0, but bounced back last Thursday to top Riverton in a close 2-1 duel here at home. ...
  • BHS Tigers win shootout over Havana

    By Don Chipmanchip22@att.net In a contest where the game was marred by the referees calling 170 yards in penalties that included eight unsportsmanlike conduct penalties (5-BHS; 3-Havana), which nearly overshadowed a game in which the score changed hands s...
  • Jennifer Sue Moore

    Jennifer Sue Moore, 60, of Beardstown, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at her daughter’s home in rural Rushville. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22,  at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery. Fami...
  • Clifton “Grouch” English

    Clifton “Grouch” English, 69, of rural Havana and formerly of Ashland died Tuesday, Sept. 17,  at his residence. Memorial services and military honors were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20,  at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Ashland.  Privat...
  • Police News

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  • Police News

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  • Property Transfers

    The following real estate transactions were recorded at the Cass County Courthouse: ...
  • Marriage Licenses

    Trevor J. Shinn, Beardstown and Mary Frances Osborne, Beardstown. Dustin Rodney Smock, Ashland and Jammi Jeanette Jenkins, Virginia...
  • BHS Soccer team improved it's season

    By Don ChipmanSports Editor The BHS soccer team improved its season mark to 5-2 with a 2-1 win over Pleasant Plains on the Cardinals home turf last Wednesday. Sophomore Ulises Leon scored both of the BHS goals in the Tigers victory. The two teams played t...