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Macoupin Votes 2014

Nilwood road tax proposition fails

Nilwood road tax proposition fails  November 4, 2014 –  A proposition to raise the maximum rate of […]

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Woodburn man killed by intruder; victim’s identity released

UPDATED: Woodburn man killed by intruder The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a shooting that led […]

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Regina Byots

Former MCHA chief operating officer charged with theft

A former employee with the Macoupin County Housing Authority (MCHA) is facing felony theft charges. Regina G. […]

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Deanna Demuzio, Carlinville Mayor

“My Christmas wish, of course, would be to have all my family home for Christmas and all families, throughout, are able to be with their loved ones and share this beautiful day of Christ’s Birth. Merry Christmas.

Christmas wishes from local officials

It’s the time of year for holiday cards and season’s greetings. While it’s traditional for people share […]


Blackburn Men lose 63-49, face Greenville College Wednesday

DSC_1103 web On Saturday afternoon, the Blackburn Beavers men's basketball team lost 63-49 to the visiting Spalding University Golden Eagles. The Beavers entered the game looking to avenge their 82-65 road loss to the Golden Eagles just under three weeks ago. However, it was not to be. In the first half, Blackburn showed that they were going to hang tight, even as Spalding jumped out to a quick lead. SU guard Brandon Gabriel staked his team to a 7-2 lead after he made a three-pointer at the 18:12 mark, but the Beavers came

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