County News

First positive COVID-19 test confirmed in county

A woman in her 50s has become the first individual to test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), […]

Carlinville Area Hospital taking measures to protect patients

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to loom, Carlinville Area Hospital also continues to plan and prepare. […]

Arson suspect faces 11 charges; next court date

An arrest was made March 18 in connection with a recent outbreak of rural barn fires. Christopher […]

IVEDC opens Macoupin County Senior and Community Services

Illinois Valley Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Mike Kelly speaks prior to the ribbon cutting at the […]

GMS hosts trivia night

Gillespie Middle School hosted its fifth annual trivia night Feb. 28. The winning team included, back, from […]

Local 4-H Club visits Coal Museum

The 4×4 4-H Club toured the Illinois Coal Museum Thursday, March 5. The club learned about how […]

Public health administrator discusses coronavirus preventative measures

Board approves transportation grant Macoupin County Public Health administrator Kent Tarro advised County Board members Tuesday night […]

Decision day set for next Tuesday

In just a few days, Macoupin County voters will have the opportunity to cast their vote in […]

Council discusses raising sewer rates to meet grant

City treasurer Dan Fisher opened the Gillespie city council meeting Monday  with a discussion on the future […]

Health department urges calm amid coronavirus concerns

The Macoupin County Public Health Department understands there are concerns about novel, meaning new, coronavirus, also known […]