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Cass County Fair Results PDF Print E-mail

The 2014 Cass County 4-H Fair results

Area Disposal Services named July Co-Business of the Month PDF Print E-mail
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Area Disposal Services, Inc. and their staff have been chosen July Co-Business of the month. Area Disposal Services provides waste hauling services, landfill laboratory analysis and hazardous waste disposal. They own three landfills, 250 trucks, and employ more than 500 individuals. Royal Coutter started the business in 1928 with one pickup truck. His grandsons, Chris, Matt and Jeff, now run the business. The office that serves Beardstown residents is located in Pittsfield. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and their phone number is 1-800-570-1616. Pictured from left: Joe Hucstep and Kevin Hall.

Habitat for Humanity announces dedication of its fourth house PDF Print E-mail

The public is invited by Habitat for Humanity of Cass and Schuyler Counties, Inc. to the dedication and open house for the recently completed house at 305 E. Jefferson, Rushville. The event will be held July 27 at 2 p.m. Please bring your lawn chairs.
Addie Moranville and her son, Lucas, will be the homeowners. Addie’s house is the fourth house built by the affiliate. The first and third ones were located in Beardstown and the second one in Rushville.

Mobile Food Pantry helps more than 200 households PDF Print E-mail

The Cass County Mobile Food Pantry, sponsored by Dot Foods,  provided over 12,000 pounds of food to the community June 28 at the Beardstown High School.
Over 200 households attended the event and well over 775 individuals were served, including 327 children and 68 senior citizens.

New water, sewer rates go into effect Aug. 1 PDF Print E-mail

New billing rates for water and sewer in Beardstown will go into effect on Aug. 1. The bills will be based on the amount used instead of a flat rate.
For water the minimum monthly rate will be $22.25 for the first 2,000 gallons of water. If usage is over that amount, the additional amount will be $6 per thousand gallons.
Currently, homes and businesses are charged flat rates. A single family residence now pays approximately $21 per month.
Sewer bills will also be based on usage. The minimum bill will be $10 for 2,000 gallons, increasing $1 for each additional thousand gallons used. Currently, residents pay $9.80 per month.


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