Virginia, Chandlerville and Ashland first responders gathered at the Cass County Fairgrounds on Sept. 15 to learn more about working with air medical transport teams. Providing the training and responding to questions were flight paramedic Jordan... more
A rendering of the proposed phase 2 improvements at the Beardstown Sanitary District.   To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
    Jennings donated $250 to the Beardstown high school football team to thank the team parents that helped cook at the Jennings Beardstown Customer Appreciation Day.    Jennings also raised $75 in free will donations which was donated to the Tiger... more
    On Saturday, Aug. 20, the Cass-Morgan Farm Bureau Young Leaders (CMFBYL) hosted a volleyball and bags tournament at Nate’s Park in Chandlerville. Six teams (both volleyball and bags) played a double elimination-style event. First place... more
When the #1 recruit whom you spent over 14-months recruiting, and who continued to say that he loved Illinois, and that the Illini were his top choice, suddenly in a three week period decides that he would commit to St. Louis University. That’s... more
Many years ago I first heard a recording of Woody Guthrie’s “1913 Massacre.” At the time, I intended to research the song, but other things got in the way. Recently, I again heard the song and vowed to learn about the story behind Guthrie’s words... more

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Virginia, Chandlerville and Ashland first responders gathered at the Cass County Fairgrounds on Sept. 15 to learn more about working with air medical transport teams.

Lifestyle

    Roger and Fonda Jockisch of Virginia celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary on an Alaskan Cruise on the Explorer of the Seas.

Sports

    The O&B traveled to Macomb this Monday and the O&B were once again in the “attack mode” and shot down the Bombers by a 9-2 final, with Murphy Domitien scoring a double “Hat Trick”.

Obituaries

    Morris M. Morrell, 90, of Camden died at 5:50 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at his home.