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Water source change in Carlinville being investigated by

Members of the Carlinville Water Ad Hoc Committee were more than pleased with what they heard Wednesday […]

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City faces major issues with water production, waste

During the June 15 meeting of Carlinville’s City Council, members heard a report from Public Works Director […]

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Pictured are, standing, from left, 2015 Miss Illinois County Fair Sadie Gassmann; Elisabeth Evans, fourth runner-up, 2015 Junior Miss Macoupin County Fair Madeline Bouillon, first runner-up Hannah Ruffatto, 2015 Miss Macoupin Count Fair Madalyn Rogers, second runner-up Catie Witt, 2014 Junior Miss Macoupin County Fair Stasia Nejmanowski and third runner-up Valerie Loveless; seated is 2015 Miss Macoupin County Fair Miranda Bearden.

Bearden, Bouillon named 2015 fair queens

Ruffatto, Howard chosen as runners-up   Rain put a damper on the festivities but didn’t stop them […]

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Route 66 Blue Carpet Corridor coming through Carlinville

A grand-ole’ time in the heart of Macoupin County is planned for the second weekend in June, […]


SCC standings broken down by sport

Steve Moore, a Staunton High School teacher and coach, has spent the last three years compiling an All-Sports Standings for the South Central Conference. This is in no way affiliated with the conference, but rather for entertainment purposes to see how each school compared to the others. Carlinville’s girls’ team was tops after the dust had cleared and all the points were tallied. Greenville was tops on the boys’ side. In the overall standings (boys and girls combined), Greenville claimed the third straight title with 125.5 points. The Carlinville Cavaliers were second with 115.5 points, tied with Roxana. Pana was fourth at 95; Hillsboro, 88; Staunton, 84; Litchfield, 82; Vandalia, 79; Piasa Southwestern, 78.5; and Gillespie,