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Woman dies after apparent self-inflicted gunshot PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sandra Haschemeyer   
Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:42 PM

Michele Knous, age 46,
of Beardstown was pronounced
deceased at Memorial
Medical Center in
Springfield at 7:55 a.m. on
Monday. She was found
on a bench at the Meredosia
Wildlife Refuge
with a gunshot wound on
Sunday afternoon. She
had apparently left her vehicle
and walked down a
path to the bench.
An autopsy was conducted
on Tuesday morning
under the authority of
the Sangamon County
Coroner’s office. At this
time, the injury is suspected
to be self-inflicted.
Final autopsy results will
not be available for several weeks.

Last Updated on Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:58 PM
Water meters spark high citizen turnout at city council meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sandra Haschemeyer   
Thursday, August 07, 2014 9:20 AM

At Tuesday night’s Beardstown City Council meeting, there was an uncharacteristically high citizen turnout which appeared to be — at least in part — due to the new water ordinance which went into effect Aug. 1.
Citizens who voiced their opinions during public discussion were concerned about what may happen if a residence had a leak and also about the accuracy of the water meters...

For the rest of this story, please see the August 7, 2014 edition of the Cass County Star Gazette or subscribe to the e-Edition.

Last Updated on Thursday, August 07, 2014 9:26 AM
2015 We Call It Home Wall calendar contest PDF Print E-mail

Do you get told that you are a  great photographer? Have some favorite photo's you've taken of Cass County? We want to see them, maybe publish them in our 7th Annual We Call It Home Wall Calendar contest. See our ad below for the details or our contest. The photo's will be judge in two rounds on our web site.

Plans being made for the Chandlerville Burgoo PDF Print E-mail
Written by julie   

The schedule is being finalized for the Chandlerville Burgoo to be held Aug. 21-23 and will include two new events.
New this year will be a dog show, “Who Let the Dogs Out,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. The event will include three categories: best costume, owner/ dog look-a-likes, and cutest dog. A Best of Show winner will receive a $75 cash prize.

Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Guide PDF Print E-mail

The 2014-2015 Jim Edgar Panther Creek State and Fish Wildlife Guide is now here in digital form, look for the book at local business soon. Visit our E-Editions link to view this year's guide.


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