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Broom Pumpkin Festival

Guests at Broom Orchard’s 37th annual Pumpkin Festival were greeted with considerably cooler and sunnier weather than […]

HSHS offers pumpkin carving safety tips

Fall has arrived, the leaves are changing and pumpkin patches are open for families to select the […]

Central Illinois Cougars win it all

The Central Illinois Cougars’ semi-pro football team recently traveled to Evansville, Indiana, and defeated the Indiana Toros, […]

Eschbachers’ to celebrate 60th anniversary

Eugene and Virginia (Wickman) Eschbacher are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17, 2019. Gene and […]

Halloween events 2019

Carlinville Merchant’s Night is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. Carlinville Area Hospital […]

Macoupin County celebrates HCE Week

Representing the Home and Community Education units near Carlinville, are, front, Marilyn Meiher of the Bird Unit; […]

Carlinville becomes state’s first Bee City

The Carlinville City Council unanimously voted Sept. 16 to become a Bee City USA, joining more than […]

Tension rises at Gillespie council meeting as more

Local contractor Thomas Bauer stated a sense of betrayal in that the city, after Bauer worked on […]

Harvest is underway in Macoupin County

A combine harvester transfers grain to a wagon while working on Dave Kirkland’s farm on Monday, located […]

Carlinville hosts fifth annual Tour De Milk

For the second year in a row, nearly 100 cyclists participated in the Tour De Milk bike […]