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The severely damaged front end of this semi remains after it collided with the rear of a tractor on Route 16 east of Gillespie on May 27.

Semi collides with tractor near Gillespie

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, a semi pulling a trailer hit a tractor from behind […]

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The severely damaged front end of this semi remains after it collided with the rear of a tractor on Route 16 east of Gillespie on May 27.

Semi collides with tractor near Gillespie

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 27, a semi pulling a trailer hit a tractor from behind […]

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Staff and members of Fitness-A-Go-Go recently celebrated the facility being chosen as a favorite gymnasium by readers of the State Journal-Register. Pictured, from left, are Tracy Bilbruck, Sue Kaiser, Lori Hopping, Cathy Whitler, Chris Schaefer, Amber LaMare, Linda Boente, Theresa LaMare, Karen Meyer, Sherri Ricchiardi, Ava LaMare, Patty Loveless, Janet Harding, Tammy Cox, Shirley Rodgers, Michele Michaelis, Linda Walton and Cathy Neunaber.

Fitness-A-Go-Go named SJR readers’ favorite

Despite not being a Springfield business, Fitness-A-Go-Go in Carlinville was chosen as one of the top four […]

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Route 66 Blue Carpet Corridor coming through Carlinville

A grand-ole’ time in the heart of Macoupin County is planned for the second weekend in June, […]

Sports

Player of the Week - Brayton Gibbs

Player of the Week – Brayton Gibbs

Brayton Gibbs has been selected as this week’s Farmer’s Insurance Baseball Player of the Week. The award alternates each week between the Carlinville baseball and softball teams. Gibbs, a senior outfielder/pitcher, has been a consistent contributor throughout the season. In Carlinville’s opening round regional win against Litchfield, he picked up the win on the mound while going 4-4 at the plate with three singles, a home run and eight RBIs. He was on base five times. For the season, Gibbs in hitting .340 with three home runs and is tied for the team lead in RBIs with 25. He also has seven doubles and three triples. On the mound, Gibbs is 4-4 with a team-best 3.11 earned run average. He has allowed 52 hits with 25 walks

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