Dogs abandoned at Beardstown marina

    Four Chow-mix puppies were dropped off at the Beardstown Marina in a wire cage on Tuesday, July 26. A red Chevy pickup was seen leaving the area.
    This is not the first time black Chow-mix puppies have been found abandoned in Beardstown; animal control officers stated that there are similar occurrences up to twice a year in the Beardstown area.
    If anyone has any information about the frequent abandonment of black Chow puppies, please call Animal Control at 217-452-3763.