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Scottville Bicentennial Flag raised

The American flag in Scottville flies proudly above the state’s bicentennial flag.  The flag was raised simultaneously […]

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Carlinville Lake Two dwindling fast

CARLINVILLE (Dec. 14, 2017) – It’s been five weeks since Midco divers were called from South Dakota […]

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Deer Firearm totals relased; Macoupin holds rank at

By Kathleen Clark PALMYRA (Dec. 14, 2017) – Hunters in Macoupin County had a total harvest of […]

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Tax levy adopted by Carlinville school board

CARLINVILLE (Dec. 14, 2017) – Carlinville Board of Education Monday approved the tax levy for the 2017 […]


Struble announces retirement from volleyball after 38 years

By Eric Becker CARLINVILLE (Dec. 14, 2017) - The last time the Carlinville volleyball team did not have Fran Struble as a coach, Jimmy Carter was still the President of the United States of America. In 2018-19, there will be a new leader of the Cavaliers with tough shoes to fill after Struble announced that 2017 would indeed be her final year as the head coach, ending a remarkable 38-year reign. The announcement came at the end-of-the-year volleyball banquet  Dec. 5 at the Carlinville Elk’s Lodge, honoring the past team that won a sectional championship for the ninth time in school history. “For 38 years God has let me do something I absolutely loved to do,” Struble said at the banquet. “Not many people get to get up