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City considers extensive street repairs

Members of the Carlinville City Council met for their second November meeting Monday. The meeting was chaired […]

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Company seeks to construct transmission line through county

750-mile project would transfer wind energy from Kansas to western Indiana A Houston-based renewable energy corporation is […]

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Jay Shirley of Shirley Construction in Springfield operates an excavator as he tears down the Schwartz Furniture building just west of the Carlinville post office.
Photo by Daniel Winningham

Schwartz Furniture building torn down

Church plans to use vacant lot for parking A few orange cones and dust gave an indication […]

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Jordan Dworzynski of Carlinville Monument Company prepares the Macoupin County Veterans Memorial for five new names on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
Once the stencils were in place, the names were sandblasted into the granite in preparation for Veterans Day.

Veterans Day remembered at Blackburn convocation

More than 200 students, faculty, professors and local residents gathered at 11 a.m. at Blackburn’s Clegg Chapel […]


Carlinville girls hoops start season with home win

Carlinville's Talesha Scott dribbles the ball in the team's home win over Pittsfield. By Daniel Winningham Carlinville High School's girls varsity basketball squad got its 2014-15 season off to a good start with a 53-35 home victory over Pittsfield High School Nov. 21 at the CHS Gym. Seniors Talesha Scott and Megan Stayton finished with 31 of the team's 53 points. Scott tallied 20 points, along with 6 rebounds and 5 steals, while Stayton finished with 11 points. CHS led 28-10 at halftime and was up by as many as 25 points

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