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Glenarm man dies in accident south of Carlinville

A 50-year-old Glenarm man was killed Saturday evening after crashing his motorcycle south of Carlinville on Shipman […]

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Carlinville Lake to reopen for recreational traffic

The City of Carlinville has announced that Carlinville Lake will reopen to the public Thursday at 10 […]

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Grain Belt Express files for indefinite hold in

By Kathleen Clark Despite project developer Mark Lawlor’s assertion the Grain Belt Express (GBE) “Doesn’t necessarily need […]

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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, […]


Multi-sport athletes reflect on past glories

Several members of the Carlinville Class of 2015 left their mark on and off the field of athletic competition by competing in three or more sports. There was no Senior letdown for this group. And no doubt they left a legacy at CHS. One such athlete, Megan Stayton, participated in four sports all four years - softball, track, basketball and volleyball. Joeb Easterday (football, basketball, baseball), Talesha Scott (softball, basketball, volleyball); Kathleen Kelly (volleyball, basketball, soccer), Carley Kulenkamp (softball, basketball, volleyball) and Taylor Hannig (golf, basketball, softball) were three-sport athletes their senior year. Along with the dedication to the team comes the need to focus away from the field and concentrate