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Ribbon cutting at Delano Law Offices PDF Print E-mail

A ribbon cutting was held Friday, July 24, at Delano Law Offices LLC satellite office in Beardstown. Pictured holding the ribbon at left is Julia Delano.At her left is J.J. DeSollar, Vicki Soer, Charles (Chip) Delano, Erika Delano, David Stjern, Thomas Pavlik. Kneeling: Jason Vincent and Val Simhauser. Standing at back on right: John Myers of Myers and Myers, Sarah Delano Pavlik is shown cutting the ribbon, Barb Merriman, Kim Hance. Standing behind Barb is Craig Myers and Patrick James Smith. (Wellenkamp photo)

St. Jude’s Benefit raises more than $53,000 PDF Print E-mail

Once again the Saddle-Up for St. Jude's Benefit has hit a record high. The 14th annual event, held June 13-14, raised $53,500 for the children’s research hospital in Memphis.
"It just keeps growing," said Roger Landon of Chandlerville who with his wife, Jeannie, coordinate the event held at the Jim Edgar Panther Creek horse park. Last year the benefit raised $46,000 and the previous year it was $42,000.
This year's event had 150 riders and an attendance of approximately 400 people.
The event started Friday, June 13, with sales of raffle tickets, Saddle-Up t-shirts, and sponsorship tickets. Dinner was prepared by Don Dorsey and David Eyrse and music was provided by Burr Smith, Rusty Barr and the Good Ole Boys.

Police Department, Cass County 4-H Shooting Sports Club encourage firearm owners to ‘Own it? Respect It. Secure It.’ PDF Print E-mail

The Beardstown Police Department and the Cass County 4-H Shooting Sports Club announced on July 12, its involvement in the Own It? Respect It. Secure It. (ORS) Initiative to help raise the public’s consciousness on the issue of firearm safety and responsibility through the core message: “Store Your Firearms Responsibly.”
To generate awareness around this important message, the club enlisted the help of the Beardstown Police Department to acquire firearm safety kits from the National Shooting Sports Foundation through the ORS Initiative. The kits were distributed to the club members and their parents and are also available at the Beardstown Police Department for anyone that is interested.
“Through the ORS Initiative, we want to reach as many people as possible with this message to encourage safe and responsible firearm storage,” said Chief Roy Hurst.

County to offer delinquent properties for sale PDF Print E-mail

Cass County, as Trustee, has completed their tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2010 and mobile homes that were delinquent for 2011 and prior real estate taxes. The County, as Trustee, will not offer for sale the real estate and mobile homes obtained to the public. They will offer approximately 32 real estate items and six mobile home items through a sealed bid auction sale. All sealed bids must be in the Cass County Treasurer’s Office located in the Cass County Courthouse, 100 E. Springfield Street, Virginia, Illinois 62691 no later than the close of business on Aug. 8.

Plans being made for the Chandlerville Burgoo PDF Print E-mail
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The schedule is being finalized for the Chandlerville Burgoo to be held Aug. 21-23 and will include two new events.
New this year will be a dog show, “Who Let the Dogs Out,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. The event will include three categories: best costume, owner/ dog look-a-likes, and cutest dog. A Best of Show winner will receive a $75 cash prize.


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