There is a police action in the vicinity of 7th and Wall St. in Beardstown. Several law enforcement vehicles and an ambulance are at at the scene. Jacksonville radio station WLDS is reporting that police are investigating a possible homicide and... more
Do not forget to set your clocks back this weekend! Clocks fall back to Standard Time on Sunday November 2 at 2am. Since the season is upon us, here are 12 fun facts about autumn The cool, crisp days of autumn have arrived. As fall foliage creates a... more
The Cass County Star Gazette is proud to support the local Emergency Service men and women who keep us safe and healthy. For more pictures of local heroes, see our Hometown Heroes image gallery. Pictured: Beardstown Police Department.   To view more... more
    They may be called the “farmer paramedics” but don’t let that throw you.    The Meredosia-Bluffs Rescue Squad, which does not charge its patients, is comprised solely of volunteers.    One of those at the forefront is Bill Vannier of Meredosia,... more
    Mindy Wyatt, case worker for the Department of Children and Family Services, spoke to The Exchange Club of Beardstown about foster parenting. She stressed the need for more foster parents in the Brown, Cass and Schuyler areas.    Eight reports... more
  Beardstown got a giant boost in its endeavors for a new swimming pool.  Gov. Pat Quinn came to Beardstown last Thursday afternoon to announce the awarding of a state grant for a new pool. “On behalf of the people of our state and it is the people... more

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There is a police action in the vicinity of 7th and Wall St. in Beardstown. Several law enforcement vehicles and an ambulance are at at the scene.

Lifestyle

October 31 visitors to the Beardstown Golden Age Center were treated to a Halloween treat complete with costumes and lunch.

Sports

MONDAY 10-27-14
IHSA VB Regional’s @ Camp Point 5:30 pm –LOST
MS G BKB vs. PORTA 6:00pm – 7th WON & 8th WON
JV Football vs. Lewistown 6:00pm – CANCELED
 

Obituaries

    Mary Margaret Schultz, 96, of Beardstown, died Tuesday, October 28, at her residence.