County News

White City president says goodbye

White City’s acting president Kevin Shaw resigned at the village board meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The […]

Public access to waterfowl hunting comes to Macoupin

By Kathleen Clark Macoupin County has long been a top competitor in turkey and deer populations and […]

Billiters donate $25,000 to Mt. Olive Academic Foundation

Dr. D. Ross Billiter and his wife, Rosemary, of Litchfield recently donated $25,000 to the Mt. Olive […]

Barkley presented with David W. Morgan award

Margaret “Peg” Barkley, CEO of Macoupin County Housing Authority in Carlinville, was  presented with the David W. […]

Nix gets chance to swim with dolphins

Julie Nix of Carlinville, a Celtic Hospice patient, had a lifelong dream of swimming with dolphins but […]

Camping season April 1 to Oct. 31

At Carlinville’s Lake Rec Committee meeting on Oct. 13, Alderman George Cerar said he wanted to start […]

Gray participates in Rockettes training

Cora Anne Gray of Carlinville spent a week this summer participating in the Rockettes Summer Intensive in […]


A story about the lawsuit between Public Works Director Tim Hasara and Alderman Kim Heigert made reference […]

Funding, spending details released for election candidates

Funding and expense reports for the first through third quarters of 2016 (Jan. 1 thorough Sept. 30) […]

Brighton man killed in trailer fire

A camper fire in Brighton on Saturday, Oct. 22, resulted in the death of 86-year-old Orval Sherwood […]