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Despite accomplishments, Boente’s heart never far from Carlinvil

2 23 17 On Jan. 30, one of Carlinville’s most accomplished natives went from an important but […]

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Park Board looking at ways to upgrade pool

2 23 17 By Eric Becker The Carlinville Park Board is looking at several options – including […]

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Scholarship Auction draws crowd

2 23 17 Crowds of immaculately dressed folks gathered in Blackburn College’s Woodson center on Saturday, Feb. […]

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Kline arrested after assaulting girlfriend, juvenile

2 16 17   Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl announced last week that a male subject was […]

Sports

Mt. Olive wrestlers win openers, Fritz places fourth

2 23 17 The state Class 1A wrestling tournament has a local flavor as Maxx Fritz of Mt. Olive placed fourth over the weekend at the State Farm Center in Champaign. Fritz and Jonny Darrah both opened the Class 1A state wrestling tournament with wins on Thursday for Mt. Olive. Fritz, wrestling at 152 pounds, took down Wilson Ferry of Orion in 3:47 by pin. That advanced him to Friday against undefeated Trevor Burlington of LeRoy. Friz would take a 9-2 win over Burlington, advancing to the semifinals. Against Anna-Jonesboro’s Arieh Hart, Fritz lost a tough 5-4 decision, sending him to the semifinals of the third-place bracket against Nick Pretto of Wilmington. Fritz would pulled out a 6-4 win over Pretto, sending him to the third

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