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  1. Area history, April 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The News-Gazette

    In 1915, Illinois drys will try tomorrow to hammer a few more nails into the coffin of old King Alcohol. The question of abolishing saloons will be on the ballot in 22 cities or towns, including Ottawa, Beardstown and Dixon.

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  2. Pigg-FeezorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Bailey Feezor, son of Robert and Ramona Feezor of Wickliffe. Miss Pigg is the granddaughter of Eva Ruth Pigg of Beardstown, Illinois, and the late James Wydell Pigg, and the late Billy Joe and Stella Bobbett. She is a 1997 graduate of Ballard ...

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  3. Burning questions linger surrounding Beardstown fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    The family of a man and woman who died in a Beardstown fire three years ago are scheduled to have their day in court next week. Christopher Krohe and Tobie Krohe, sons of Bud Krohe and brothers of Jenny Krohe, have filed a small claims lawsuit against Beardstown's then acting fire chief Darin Paul and assistant fire chief Keith Reller.

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  4. Where was the last land battle of the Civil War fought? Check our Facebook page next Wednesday for the answerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Jean Moeller of Quincy, formerly of Beardstown, will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at the Depot Diner in Virginia.

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  5. Peggy Kay Lyttaker October 22, 1956Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... ingfield. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements. Jean Moeller of Quincy, formerly of Beardstown, will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at the Depot Diner in Virginia.

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  6. Janel Lynn Jones April 20, 1959Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... siblings: Linda (Hansil) Hartle of Hazelwood, Mo., Shirley (Gary) Satterlee of Springfield, Bud Hefley of Beardstown, Billie Cornell of Harrisburg, Dorothy (Mike, husband deceased) Hendricker of Beardstown, Jack (Madeline) Hefley of Beardstown, ...

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  7. Harold Lloyd Morrell September 22, 1925Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... Sterling. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements. Jean Moeller of Quincy, formerly of Beardstown, will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at the Depot Diner in Virginia.

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  8. Catherine Maxine Riner January 15, 1920Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... ushville. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements. Jean Moeller of Quincy, formerly of Beardstown, will be celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19 at the Depot Diner in Virginia.

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  9. Terry Lyn Coufal Cowden June 6, 1971Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Terri Lyn Coufal Cowden, 43, of Murrayville, passed away Friday, April 3, at the Memorial Medical Center in Springfield following an extended illness. She was born June 6, 1971, in Beardstown, the daughter of David B. and Joyce E. Todd Coufal.

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  10. Daryle E. Tegeder February 6, 1932Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Daryle E. Tegeder, 83, of 549 Morgan Cass County Line Road, Meredosia, died Easter Sunday, April 5, at 10 a.m. at his home following an extended illness since 1985. He was born February 6, 1932 in Beardstown, the son of Howard and Clara Tegeder.

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  11. Carl E. Vancil September 30, 1942Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... Church in Rushville. She survives. Also surviving are three daughters: Carlette Wankel and husband, David of Beardstown, Deena Blaine and husband, Bill of Hannibal, Mo., and Susan Krohe and husband, Dale of Rushville; nine grandchildren: Bradley ...

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  12. Man accused of kidnap, sexual assault of woman in 80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Daily Herald

    ... can reuse this article. Authorities say the man and the woman knew each other before he kidnapped her at home in Beardstown on Friday. According to police, the woman showed up at a motel early Saturday in Pontoon Beach in the St. Louis area and said ...

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  13. The 2015 Lady Tigers will be strong in both hitting and defenseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Head Coach Ty Gebhardt begins his fourth season at the helm of the O&B and will Coach Gebhardt will be looking for his fourth consecutive 20-game win season. Gephardt's career mark features never having a losing season, while he hasg coached at Virginia Middle School and High School previously before coming to Beardstown to coach varsity softball.

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  14. Pre-kindergarten screenings will be held at Grand Ave. School on April 28, 29, 30Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Free developmental screenings for children two and a half to five years old will be held at Grand Avenue School, 1301 Grand Avenue, Beardstown, on April 28, 29, and 30. This screening will assess a child's development in the areas of hearing, vision, speech, language, basic concepts and motor. It will take about an hour to complete.

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  15. Pearl M. Swan July 24, 1959Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Pearl M. Swan, 55, of Beardstown, died Wed-nesday, March 25, at Snyders-Vaughn Haven in Rushville. She was born July 24, 1959 in Beardstown, the daughter of Jacob Albert and Myrtle Viola Bell Swan.

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  16. Geraldine "Jerry" Schuman April 23, 1930Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... in Ottawa, the daughter of Warren and Marjorie Anderson Rankin. She married Keith Schuman on December 23, 1951 in Beardstown. She is survived by two children: Karen Schuman of Chesterfield, Mo. and David Schuman (wife, Karen Ackerman-Schuman) of St. ...

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  17. Elderly Woman Kidnapped and AssaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | RiverBender.com

    An 80-year-old Beardstown woman was kidnapped and sexually assaulted last Friday and found at a motel in Pontoon Beach over the weekend, and a man from Mount Olive is facing charges in the case. 49-year-old Lawrence Milhime, Jr., is charged with aggravated battery of a senior citizen, aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated kidnapping, robbery, burglary and motor vehicle theft.

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  18. Man arrested for kidnapping elderly womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Lawrence Milhime is charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated battery of a senior citizen, aggravated criminal sexual assault and nine other charges. Beardstown police received a report from Pontoon Beach, Illinois Police Department on Saturday that an elderly female stated she had been assaulted and kidnapped from her home in Beardstown.

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  19. Upcoming benefit for Steve KellsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Pike Press

    ... in Springfield. He weighed 5 pounds 14 ounces. His proud first-time parents are Brian and Lindsey Davis of Beardstown. Local paternal grandmother is Rosemary Davis and paternal great-grandparents are James and Mary Davis, all of Barry. The mission ...

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  20. Victor Ralph Evans September 21, 1954 - March 21, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Victor Ralph Evans, 60, of Beardstown and formerly of Winchester, died Saturday, March 21 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Sept.

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