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Toon, Bilbruck overtake Steiner, Mitchell

Heigert wins in Ward 1 By Jan Dona The challengers came out in force Tuesday in the […]

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Benld Suffers Major Subsidence Event

  Dozens of homes damaged By Jan Dona Residents in part of Benld awoke to the sounds […]

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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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Retiring queen Carley Brown crowns the 2015 Miss Carlinville, Bailey Buckner, following the pageant March 28. Also pictured are second runner-up Ainsley Poe (far left) and first runner-up Megan Stayton (far right).

Bailey Buckner crowned Miss Carlinville 2015

Braylee Gilmore, Lyla Brown are Junior Miss, Little Miss Queens   Bailey Buckner was crowned Miss Carlinville […]


Player of the Week - Carter

Player of the Week – Carter

Jake Carter has been selected as the Farmer’s Insurance Cavalier Baseball Player of the Week. The award alternates each week between the Cavalier baseball and softball teams. Carter, a 5-10, 180-pound junior, has been one of the Cavies’ hottest hitters this season in addition to playing solid defense at both second and third base. This past week Carter had a three-run home run in Carlinville’s game that ended in a 9-9 tie with Greenville.  He followed that up by going 3-7 with three stolen bases in a 5-4 win over Lincolnwood, and he had two hits and scored two runs in a 9-0 win against Hillsboro. Carter is hitting .522 and leads the team in hits with 24.  He also leads the team in runs scored with 18, RBIs with 12, doubles

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