County News

Mother Jones featured in PBS Mine Wars documentary

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, the Irish-American labor organizer who is honored at a new museum in Mt. […]

Lake Rec Committee continues reworking lease

Members of Carlinville’s Lake Recreation Committee on Jan. 14 went through the previous revisions made to the […]

Committee revisits watershed discussions

Carlinville’s Lake Ad Hoc Committee met Jan. 14 to discuss developments with the lake’s watershed projects being […]

Digital property card system upgrade heard about

The Macoupin County General Administrative Committee Wednesday night heard from representatives from Bruce Harris and Associates out […]

Committee votes to transfer Demuzio Center back to

Following a brief discussion, Carlinville’s Demuzio Center Committee voted at its Jan. 6 meeting to transfer the […]

Damaged road in Gillespie Township to get repaired

The main concern at the monthly Macoupin County Road and Bridge Committee meeting was getting the portion […]

County Finance committee approves insurance renewal rates

Macoupin County Board’s Finance Committee, meeting Jan. 7, approved the insurance renewal rates for the county’s MetLife […]

County board hears about school sales tax increase

The Macoupin County Board met for its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening at the County Board Room […]

Top 20 Headlines of 2015

1: Gillespie toddler dies, abuse suspected (Jan. 8) 2: Woodburn man shot in New Year’s Day incident […]

Mother Jones Museum board selects exhibit contractor

The Mother Jones Museum Board of Directors voted unanimously at the December meeting to retain Riccio Exhibit […]