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
Gov. Pat Quinn came to Beardstown Thursday afternoon to announcedthe awarding of a state grant for a new pool.“On behalf of the people of our state and it is the people of Illinoiswho made this day possible, I’m announcing $2.5 million tohelp... more



The Amigos Unidos Committee would like to invite the community to  Come and visit the Alter of Dead dedicated to Carlos Merino which will be on display at the Beardstown Public Library from October


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


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