Close wasn't good enough — a Purple Rider defender came close to stopping Triopia's Michael Burns on a touchdown run, but all he was able to grab was a handful of air. 
Spiderman just chillin' on a ledge in Beardstown — Spiderman was a big hit during the Chamber of Commerce trick or treat event in downtown Beardstown as he entertained on-lookers outside the Riverside Insurance Agency at 2nd and Washington Streets (... more
Making a lane — Triopia’s Ben Stanberry (55) and Alec Coil (42) each put Arcola Purple Rider defenders on their backsides to leave a huge lane for Trojan running back Zach Thompson to run through on his way to a big gain.  
Growing up is optional — Growing older may be mandatory, but one is never too old to dress up for Halloween.  Beardstown’s Harriett Lee is a living example, who at age 94, still dons costumes every year.  Patrons at the Golden Age Center were... more
I do solemnly swear — Kevin Murray of Rushville was officially sworn in as Beardstown’s new police chief at Tuesday night’s Beardstown City Council meeting.  Mayor Leslie Harris announced that she had officially terminated former Police Chief Shane... more
There’s a new Judge and Sheriff in town ­— T. J. Wessel and Devron Ohrn celebrate their respective election victories as Cass County’s new resident circuit judge and sheriff.  Wessel defeated Luke Thomas by a final tally of 2,634-1,955, while Ohrn... more



Cass County voters went to the polls Tuesday and lifted T.J. Wessel and Devron Ohrn to decisive victories in the races for Resident Circuit Court Judge and Cass County Sheriff.


It was a shoot-out at the OK Corral until the BHS Tigers (8-2) ran out of bullets.


Dorothy J. “Dot” Lancaster, 96, of Beardstown died Friday, Nov. 2, at Sarah D. Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.