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Old clinic building topic of discussion at county

Discussion at Monday’s Macoupin County Building and Grounds Committee meeting Monday centered around the old clinic building […]

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Former alderman takes stand against rumors

During Monday’s meeting of Carlinville’s City Council, former alderman Mark Staerk went before the council in an […]

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Arrest made for felony theft

Macoupin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Larry D. Wiseman, 45, of Virden on Thursday, Sept. 24, on four […]

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SamJam to benefit Oswald

By Tom Emery Though his life has been plagued by limited mobility, persistent pain, and over a […]



Cavaliers fourth in own tourney as Lutheran takes

Eight volleyball teams invaded the Carlinville High School/Middle School Complex Saturday for a day-long volleyball tournament. Carlinville would finish fourth in the tournament, going 2-2 in competition. They beat Greenfield/Palmyra Northwestern and came back to beat Lanphier. They lost to Valmeyer in pool play and to Central A&M in the third place match.. Springfield Lutheran went a perfect 4-0 and swept all matches it played, beating Valmeyer 25-22, 25-17 in the championship match early Saturday evening. Carlinville’s Grace Zachary was named to the all-tournament team announced after the final serve. Zachary led Carlinville with 36 kills on the day, an also had a service point and six stuff blocks. Also named all-tournament