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New information released about Hedden disappearance

ROYAL LAKES (Feb. 15, 2018) – Lt. Kristopher Tharp, deputy commander of the The Major Case Squad […]

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McTeachers Night Out donation

CARLINVILLE (Feb. 15, 2018) – Carlinville McDonald’s general manager Barb Thomas presents a check of $420 to […]

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Blackburn assists with e-filing taxes

CARLINVILLE (Feb. 15, 2018) – Blackburn College’s business department is offering IRS tax law-certified volunteers to assist

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Superintendent updates board on EBF

CARLINVILLE (Feb. 15, 2018) – A complicated formula to determine how much each school district receives from […]

Sports

Tuesday prep update: Cavies fall; Miners gain win

STAUNTON - Carlinville lost a conference road game Tuesday night to the Staunton Bulldogs by a score of 39-32. Staunton led 9-7 after a quarter with the Cavaliers taking a 19-18 halftime lead. The Bulldogs regrouped to lead 29-22 after three quarters and held on for the win. For Carlinville (9-18, 3-5 SCC), Finn Bowman led the way with 10 points. Jarret Easterday and Joe Fraser each had six points; Briley Roper five points; Logan Rosentreter three points and Josh Hinzman two points. The Cavies made five of 10 free throws. Staunton (14-11, 3-5) was led by Brady Kinder's 16 points. Ethan Booth added eight points. The Bulldogs made four of six free throws. Gillespie 70, Bunker Hill 49 At Bunker Hill, the Miners pulled away in the

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Today's sprinkles are welcome moisture to the area. The most recent map from the United States Drought Monitor indicates the eastern part of Macoupin County is in the midst of a "Moderate Drought" and the southwestern portion is in the midst of a "Severe Drought."

Below is a map from the state climatologist showing the county is about an inch and a half below its normal precipitation numbers during the past thirty days. This is something to keep an eye on since the county is also listed as six to seven inches below its normal precipitation rate for the last 90 days.
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Today's sprinkles are welcome moisture to the area. The most recent map from the United States Drought Monitor indicates the eastern part of Macoupin County is in the midst of a "Moderate Drought" and the southwestern portion is in the midst of a "Severe Drought."

Below is a map from the state climatologist showing the county is about an inch and a half below its normal precipitation numbers during the past thirty days. This is something to keep an eye on since the county is also listed as six to seven inches below its normal precipitation rate for the last 90 days.
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