BHS senior  fires 2 over 74 to finish 2nd at IHSA state golftournament
Breaking away — A sight no opponent wants to see is Beardstown’s Pascal Guilavogui running free on the sideline because usually it means something bad is about to happen.  The camera did something the West Central Cougars couldn’t.  It caught... more
Not exactly a walk in the park — Virginia Elementary School children learned the value of exercise and starting the day with a breakfast last week as the Cass County Health Department sponsored its annual “Walk to School Day.”  Participating... more
A crying conspirator — Bud Dietsch (at left) begins greeting invited guests at his surprise party as his wife, Barb (who masterminded the successful conspiracy) wipes away a tear of joy.  
Grand opening, ribbon and all — A grand opening would not be complete without the traditional ribbon-cutting. Participating in the ceremony were (from left) Cass County Housing Authority Executive Director Steve Horton, Tom Prather, past president... more
Demonstrating the cooper’s craft — Charles Buie of Jacksonville shapes the edge of a piece of wood that will become part of a small bucket as he demonstrates bucket and barrel making during Log Cabin days held Saturday morning at Rexroat Prairie in... more



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BHS senior  fires 2 over 74 to finish 2nd at IHSA state golf


It was near warfare as SH-Griffin and the O&B battled it out in the Riverton Regional with the Cyclones edging out the hometowners by a 1-0 final.


Lily Sue Ingles, infant daughter of Kerry Joe & Misty Shaw Ingles, passed away at 3:50 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born at 10:01 a.m. at St.